For a full schedule visit :

WWW.UNITINGPRIDE.ORG/PRIDESCHEDULE

For Vendor information visit:

WWW.UNITINGPRIDE.ORG/VENDOR

For Parade Information visit:

WWW.UNITINGPRIDE.ORG/PARADE

Be Yourself, change the world

PRIDEFEST 2018

ATTENTION: The UP Center is excited to announce that our 9th  annual CU Pride and Parade will happen this year September 14-16. Downstate Illinois' LARGEST Pride Parade 🏳️‍🌈 is at 5PM!

Vendor and sponsorship spaces are available now! Help us create an amazing, inclusive celebration by being yourself to change the world!

Tentative Schedule:

Wednesday:

"Call Me by Your Name" at Mickenley Foundation at 8pm

Thursday:

"The Mis-Education of Cameron Post" at the Art Theatre at 7:30 

         -Panels by the UP Center's Gal UP group and the LGBTRC's Women of Pride

Friday:

Cheers for Queers, TBD

Queer Dance Party 9pm-2am

Saturday:

Festival and Vendor area 2pm-7pm

Talks and Panels at Big Grove 2-5pm

Parade through downtown Champaign 5pm

Official Evening Party 8pm-2am 

Teen Event at the Orpheum Children's Museum at 7pm

Sunday:

Drag Brunch Noon-3pm

Volunteer Appreciation 5-7pm

Pride After Party 5-10pm

Donate to PrideFest to increase our celebration, outreach, and visibility! 


 

The UP Center works year-round to provide youth and adult support groups as well as programming and social events for the LGBTQ+ community of Champaign County.

Donate to the UP Center specifically here:

Recurring Monthly Sponsorship:
Name (for our sponsor list)

Or become a monthly donor to the UP Center here!

 

 


Credit card payments can be made here

Please list business in the memo line! Thank you for making Pride a truly community event!

PRIDEFEST SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

      Sponsor

SPONSORSHIP ($5,000)

Marketing Impressions Via

●      Business name identification placement on all collateral materials and signage

●      Sponsorship featured in all Pride Festival-related media promotion including releases, PSAs, print, & electronic media buys

●      Listing on The UP Center Web sites with link

●      Complimentary 10’ x 10’ Booth Space

●      Opportunity to provide & display 2 banners at Pride Festival site & provide product display and sampling

●      Right of first refusal for presenting sponsorship in 2015

      Supporter

SPONSORSHIP ($2,500)

Marketing Impressions Via

 

●      Business name identification placement on all collateral materials and signage

●      Sponsorship featured in 50% Pride Festival-related media promotion including releases, PSAs, print, & electronic media buys

●      Listing on The UP Center Web sites with link

●      Complimentary 10’ x 10’ Booth Space if needed 

   Benefactor

      SPONSORSHIP ($1,000)

      Marketing Impressions Via

●      Business name identification placement on all collateral materials and signage

●      Sponsorship featured in 25% Pride Festival-related media promotion including releases, PSAs, print, & electronic media buys

●      Listing on The UP Center Web sites with link

 

Patron

SPONSORSHIP ($500 and below)

Marketing Impressions Via

●      Sponsorship featured in 25% Pride Festival-related media promotion including releases, PSAs, print, & electronic media buys

●      Listing on The UP Center Web sites with link