Pride Festival

Be a part of the movement to increase visibility of the LGBTQIA+ community, celebrate diversity, and unleash fabulous creativity in Northeast Iowa!

join as we begin the fest!

Sept. 14, 2023

Pride C&C Trivia, Outside @ Impact. 7:30 pm

Grab a lawn chair then get a team together or join one when you arrive as we all test our knowledge of important history, culture, and contributions of LGBTQIA+ folk during 3 rounds of trivia. Check out the FAQs for Trivia here.

101 W Water St, Decorah, IA

Sept. 15, 2023

Drag Show! @ T-Bocks Upstairs. 7 pm

Get your tickets and join with ArtHaus to welcome drag performers to the stage.  Come early for happy hour, and be prepared to dance it up with the performers.  Funds raised intentionally benefit our community partner, ArtHaus and their epic creativity.

Get your tickets online.

Sept. 16, 2023

Rainbow Run @ 8 am

This 5k Fun Run from ArtHaus starts near the softball ball diamond on Heivly and runs along the Trout Run Trail and Ice Cave Road. All participants get a white shirt with a design revealed with each color splashed on them during the run.

Advanced registration online.


Sept. 16, 2023

Pride Yoga @ Driftless Yoga Studio. 10 am

Yoga is practice that nurtures self-compassion, seeks to heal divisions, and champions liberation. LGBTQIA2S+ folks and allies will join in a gentle movement practice together.

Registration appreciated (sliding scale donation). 

3rd Flr. 101 W. Water St, Decorah, IA

Decorah Pride Festival

Saturday Sept. 16, 2023

Pride Parade - 3 pm

The festival begins with a parade at 3 pm down Water Street.  Join the parade or cheer from the sidewalks on Water St. to celebrate diversity, march for equality, and work in solidarity with LGBTQIA+ people.  Register to be in the parade as a group or as an individual.

Party in the Park – 3:30 pm 

Spend the afternoon with friends old and new as we build community. Visit vendors, connect with community partners, and enjoy food trucks, bouncy houses, games and more as the festival continues in Decorah’s green space on Heivly, near the softball diamond. 

Pride Dance Party - 8 pm

Grab one of the specially brewed beers for the evening and join the DJ outside for an evening of unforgettable tunes and unmatchable fun.  Dance party-goers must be 18+ years old.  

Pulpit Rock Brewing Company.
207 College Drive, Decorah IA 

 Decorah Pride

We are an organization that creates spaces and opportunities for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) communities in Northeast Iowa to connect and collaborate on increasing LGBTQIA+ visibility, celebrating diversity, and unleashing fabulous creativity.

Rainbow Pride Flags


Planning Team Members