Austin Pride Festival: Cirque
The Austin Gay & Lesbian Pride Foundation will present Cirque, Austin Pride's 26th Annual Celebration. The Austin Pride Festival features entertainment, games and activities, drinks, food, family zone, and 150+ booths featuring local non-profits organizations and businesses that support the LGBTQ community.
Festival entertainers include: Big Freedia, Bob The Drag Queen, Alaska Thunderfuck, Book of Love, Betty, Deven Green (Betty Bowers), Cynthia Lee Fontaine, TT the Artist, Seth Bogart, Dai Burger, Miss Austin Pride 2016 Vegas Van Cartier, Rachel Mykels, Nadine Hughes, Kelly Kline, Sabel Scities, Susan Arbuckle Band, Lady Grackle Birdbreath, Cupcake, Althea Trix, Lady Trinity, Jame Perry, Kitty Buick, Louisianna Purchase, Simone Rivera, Kai Lee Mykels, Her SINS Burlesque, Ruby Lamb, Boiz of Austin, Ginger Snaps, and Zane Zena.
Werk Fashion Show entertainers include: Bianca Del Rio, Viktoria Modesta, Chad Michaels, and Luciana. Special guest designers include: Daniel Esquivel, Emily Payne, Rey Ortiz, Joshua Christensen, Christopher Straub, Alexander Pope, Ari South, Casanova, Midi Soliz, and Danny Nguyen.
Surplus Austin Pride celebration proceeds are donated back into the community via the Austin Pride Cares program. Formed in 2011, the Austin Pride Cares program has donated over $100,000 to various non-profit organizations and causes.