Greensboro Pride Festival Draws More than 15,000 People to Downtown Greensboro: The 2019 Festival was the nonprofit’s largest to date
GREENSBORO, NC – Alternative Resources of the Triad (ART), the 501(c)3 nonprofit that produces Greensboro Pride, is celebrating a successful 2019 Festival. The festival drew 15,000 to 20,000 people to downtown Greensboro on Sunday, September 15, per Greensboro Police Estimates.
“I am so proud of our team for what they accomplished this year,” says Pride Co-Chair Paul Marshall. “We are grateful for the opportunity to celebrate all things Pride with so many members of our community. We couldn’t have asked for a better day, with streets crowded with people enjoying the festival.”
2019 marked the 14th year for the festival, which began as Triad Pride with about 400 attendees and a handful of booths. In addition to the largest crowd in Greensboro Pride’s history, the 2019 festival featured 160 vendors and 40 performers, about 95% of them local…..