Join the Morning Rush in supporting the
5th Annual Toledo Pride Festival.
The festivities start on August 22nd with the Toledo Pride Nite Glo 5k and 1 mile run, walk or roll at the University of Toledo.
Participants are encouraged to wear neon colors, glow sticks and more to light up the night and illuminate the race pathway
Proceeds from the Nite Glo will benefit the Pride of Toledo Foundation, Equality Toledo and UT's Spectrum Organization.
The main event will be August the 23rd at Promenade Park in downtown Toledo.
This year’s festival will kick off at 12 noon with the 4th annual Toledo Pride parade in downtown Toledo.
During the day there are plenty of food vendors, merchants, carnival games, and community organizations that will fill the park.
The Sandpiper boat will be docking at Promenade Park and will be embarking on 40 minute "Pride Ride" cruises down the Maumee river.
There are plenty of local acts and some national. The live entertainment will continue throughout the festival until midnight.
Admission into Toledo Pride is $5 for ages 18 and over before 7pm and $7 after 7pm.
This year’s main event is to promote unity!
KISS 'N' DRAG 2014
Join Toledo Pride and 92.5 KISS-FM in Promenade Park on Friday, August 22 from 9:00pm until 1:00am for the official Toledo Pride kick-off party, KISS 'N' Drag! Deja D. Dellataro will be hosting an evening of amazing entertainment featuring the Morning Rush's Demetrius Nicodemus and the beautiful Amaya Sexton and a full slate of talented performers.
Admission is $8 or $5 if you bring a non-perishable item to donate to the Toledo Northwest Ohio Food Bank. You can also attend Kiss 'N' Drag with the first-ever Toledo Pride 2014 Weekend Pass, available exclusively online until August 15! Get yours today to get an all-access pass to 3 days of Toledo Pride events!
All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Toledo Northwest Ohio Food Bank which serves over 300 non-profit agencies in an eight county area that includes Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Williams and Wood. The collect and store donations of surplus food and grocery products from all segments of the food industry, as well as solicit and collect monetary donations for the purchase of food products, and then serve as clearinghouse for these foodstuffs for agencies, such as food pantries and day care centers that feed the hungry throughout the region, providing them access to wholesome food.