Phoenix Rainbows Festival Coming October 20-21

Phoenix Rainbows Festival Coming October 20-21
Source: Reader's Digest

Phoenix Pride is the proud producer of the “Arizona’s Greatest Street Fair”, the Rainbows Festival. The annual Rainbows Festival & Street Fair is a celebration of the diversity of the LGBTQ community. The event is located in historic Heritage Square Park in Downtown Phoenix. Each year, the Rainbows Festival draws a crowd of over 25,000 friends, families, and allies. Rainbows Festival is the 2nd largest LGBTQ event in the state of Arizona, only 2nd to the Phoenix Pride Festival.

The annual Rainbows Festival is a free event open to the public. We host over 150 exhibitors and sponsors throughout the two-day event and have 2 stages filled with entertainment throughout the weekend.

General Information

Saturday & Sunday October 20-21, 2018
Heritage Square Park
Festival Hours
10:00am – 6:00pm

Don’t miss out! Invite your friends and family!

How to get involved:

Food Vendors:


Festival Entertainment:


Parking, Lightrail & Taxi

Parking meters are available around the entire festival. There are many nearby paid parking garages. Three of the largest and closest garages are listed below.
– The Heritage Square Garage located at 123 North 5th St (5th St & Monroe) is $12.00 per day and is attached to the festival.
– The Phoenix Convention Center East Garage is located at 601 East Washington St (6th St & Washington) is $12.00 per day and has access to the festival via an over-street bridge to the Arizona Science Center & Heritage Square Park.
– The Jefferson Street Garage is located at 333 East Jefferson St (3rd St & Jefferson) is $5.00 per day.

The Phoenix Metro Light Rail stop for Eastbound trains is 3rd St & Jefferson.  The stop for Westbound trains is 3rd St & Washington.

If you would like to utilize a taxi, please use Phoenix Pride’s preferred taxi service.



Phoenix Pride, founded in 1981, was established primarily for charitable, educational and social purposes. The main purpose of Phoenix Pride is to promote unity, visibility, and self-esteem among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer persons; and to promote a positive image in the Valley of the Sun and throughout Arizona through community activities and services. Phoenix Pride is dedicated to the continuous development of programs and building community partnerships to benefit the Arizona LGBTQ community, along with its community of Allies. Phoenix Pride’s programming includes producing the 2 largest LGBTQ cultural celebrations in Arizona. Phoenix Pride is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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