Philly Black Pride comes every year but the events and programming change as new health initiatives come to light and the growing LGBTQ Community continues to wow us with diverse programming and parties.
If you’re considering heading to Philly for Black Pride to celebrate what started out as protests surrounding the Penn Relays, you are in for a treat. Here’s a list of programs and events sure to keep you educated and prideful as you make your way through Philly’s rich Black Pride History.
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In this lineup: Galaei Philly, Jay LaTay Ent., Level Up bar & Lounge, The Main Event Philly, Philly Black Pride
Philly Black Pride Event Lineup
Thursday, April 27th
Late Night Karaoke : Philadelphia Black Pride
Location: Level Up Bar & Lounge, 1330 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107
Details: 9PM to close, UNLIMITED Hookah FROM 6PM to 9PM, Level Up Bar & Lounge
Friday, April 28th
Philly Black Pride 24th Anniversary Official Opening Reception-FREE
Location: The Canopy by Hilton Philadelphia Center City, 1180 Ludlow St.
Details: Friday, April 28th, 5PM – 8PM, Hors D’ Oeuvre, 2 Hour Open Bar, Performances/Surprise Guest/Vending/ and much more!!!!!
The Skate Jam – 90’s & Throwback Party / Philly Black Pride (LGBTQIA+)
Location: Rolling Thunder Skating Center 7017 Roosevelt Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19149
Details: Friday, April 28th, 10PM-1AM , 21+, Wear your throwback fits & party with your favorite promoters for the first Philly Black Pride Mega Skate Party! Presented by The Main Event Philly.
Saturday, April 29th
B.A.B.E. Black & Brown Excellence
Location: William Way, 1315 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Details: Saturday, April 29th, 12-4PM, A day of Workshops, Panelists, Music, & more!
Just RnB Day Party
Location: Trilogy Night Club, 601 Spring Garden St Philadelphia, PA 19123
Details: Saturday, April 29th, 3-8PM, “Just RnB Twerk Anthems and Hookah” is ALL about the Vibes!!! Just RnB takes you on a musical journey that sings to the spirit. Special Guest Candaice Dillard of The Real Housewives of Potomac!
HUSH Sexy PJ Party by The Main Event Philly
Location: Philadelphia, PA. Secret Location disclosed after ticket purchase
Details: Saturday, April 29th, 10PM-3AM, The Main Event Philly Presents the most elusive and exclusive event of Philly Black Pride Weekend: Underwear, Lingerie, & Sexy PJs only! This is a sex and body-positive event. DJS: Dave Thomm, Dior, & Deluxx spinning hiphop/reggae/club classics and everything else!
Sunday, April 30th
THE FINALE – PHILLY BLACK PRIDE MEGA DANCE PARTY (LGBTQIA+)
Location: Roar 939 North Delaware Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19123
Details: Sunday, April 30th, 8PM-1AM, The visionaries who brought you SWEAT are teaming up to deliver a Philly Black Pride Experience you DON’T want to miss! Meet us at Roar Night Club for the vibes, the beautiful people and of course: THE PRIDE!
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