Transportation available to Pride Winston-Salem Festival & Parade

Pride flag with all the colors of the rainbow against a blue skyCelebrate the greater Winston-Salem lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, plus community, as well as, the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots with food, music, dancing, and pride at the Pride Winston-Salem Festival & Parade Saturday, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m.

High School Life and the Office of Student Engagement will be arranging transportation to and from the event on Saturday. Buses will leave Performance Place Circle (outside of the Library) and travel to the downtown drop-off location at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.. Buses will return to UNCSA from the downtown drop-off location at 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Driving Directions: 650 West 4th Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Pride Winston-Salem Festival & Parade Itinerary:

  • Festival – Opens at 10 a.m.
  • Parade starts at 11 a.m. on 4th Street
  • Tito’s Main Stage – 7th & Trade Street – Opens at noon
  • Community Stage – Trade & 5th Street – Opens at 1 p.m.
  • Food Truck Rodeo – Located on Liberty Street

Locations to Note:

  • Restrooms (Accessible) – 6th & Liberty Street
  • Pride Winston-Salem Information Tent – 6th & Trade Street
  • Public Parking Deck – Cherry & 6th Street

History of Pride

The Stonewall Riots, also called the Stonewall Uprising, began in the early hours of June 28, 1969 when New York City police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club located in Greenwich Village in New York City. The raid sparked a riot among bar patrons and neighborhood residents as police roughly hauled employees and patrons out of the bar, leading to six days of protests and violent clashes with law enforcement outside the bar on Christopher Street, in neighboring streets and in nearby Christopher Park. The Stonewall Riots served as a catalyst for the gay rights movement in the United States and around the world.

For more information, please contact High School Life at 336-770-3281 or the College Life Office at 336-734-2879.

Contact: Arnold Lane

Oct. 17, 2019

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