Nashville Pride plans 2011 Pride Pageant


The Nashville Pride Pageant honors the city’s best drag king and drag queen, and you too can enter into this competitive contest that will determine who reigns supreme. Applications are now available for the annual event that will be hosted by PLAY Dance Bar. The pageant will be Sunday, June 12 from 8-11 p.m.

The pageant will be judged in the following categories:

  • presentation
  • formal wear/Q&A (Women: Gown/Men: Tux or Suit)
  • talent

The contestant entry fee for the 2011 Pride Pageant is $35. For more information, interested parties can contact MAC at 615-498-1956. Registration forms are available here.

Admission for spectators is $10 and all proceeds benefit Nashville Pride.

The 23rd annual Nashville Pride Festival will be held on Saturday, June 18, at Riverfront Park from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Visit for more information.

Nashville Pride’s mission is to educate and maintain a sense of pride, community, and awareness of, about, and for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people and culture in Middle Tennessee.