2014 “One of the Fastest Growing Pride Festivals in the Nation” gaytravel.com

2015 Travel & Leisure listed New Orleans Pride #6 on their list of “Top 9 Pride Festivals to Visit This Summer”. This list included Prides from all over the world.

2019 Wire Magazine listed New Orleans Pride as one of the "Top 18 Prides Around the World"
2019 Recipient of the “31st Annual Gay Appreciation Award: Event of the Year”


The New Orleans Pride Parade is the largest LGBT Parade in Louisiana

New Orleans Pride is a registered 501(c)(3) organization. 


New Orleans Pride fully embraces the message of “One CommUNITY” as we celebrate our history and promote the future prosperity of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast Region. We use public awareness and education about the LGBT+ community as a way to combat “phobias” and discrimination. Our programs, seminars and events leading up to, and during Pride weekend, are meant to include individuals from all walks of life.

New Orleans Pride raises money for two reasons. Funds are raised for our chapter of “Stand For The Silent” to focus on ending bullying. Secondly, funds are raised to put on the New Orleans Pride Festival for the LGBT+ Community of New Orleans and its allies.


New Orleans Pride's objectives are to create an atmosphere where lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people can be proud of their sexual orientation and gender identity. 



New Orleans Pride welcomes everyone and wants everyone to feel included. We strive create a sense of belonging and shared purpose.


New Orleans Pride celebrates the uniqueness of all individuals while bringing people together as one community.


New Orleans Pride inspires our city through education, ideas and the talents of our community. 


We  aspire to create unity in the communities, bringing together the straight and homosexual communities and to create events that are family friendly and acceptable to all.

"So proud of you and all the work you've done for this community . Truly Impressive. I also say THANK YOU in the most sincerest sense. . ."


— Jeffrey Johnson, New Orleans 

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