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Mid-Missouri PrideFest to host inaugural parade in Columbia


Sunday is the last day of the Mid-Missouri Pride Fest in Downtown Columbia at Rose Music Hall. Organizers say, the event is free and a family friendly event, so the public is welcomed.

Organizers say, there will be more than 100 vendors, food, live music performances, and more.

Pride Fest Sunday activities will begin at 12:00 p.m. with a parade downtown followed by other activities beginning at 1:00 p.m. and ending at 10:00 p.m.

Organizers say the parade will be the first one to take place in the Mid-Missouri area.

 As shown on the map, the parade route will begin at begin at 10th St. & Park avenue, travel down 10th St., turn right on Broadway, to end at 7th St.

Columbia Police says, the city street department will provide barricades and other traffic control devices for this event, blocking off the route.

CPD Officers and Community Service Aids will be at the event to make sure it is a safe for the community.

Travelers are encouraged to use alternate streets in the downtown area to maneuver around the parade.

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Joushua Blount

Joushua Blount hails from Cleveland, Ohio and has a bachelor’s degree in media communications from the University of Toledo. He also has a master’s degree from the University Of Alabama. Roll Tide!


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