Emerald Coast Pride

June 2023 - Join us for Multiple events!

PFLAG Niceville along with our sponsors and allies are proud to announce Emerald Coast Pride 2023!

Please mark your calendars and share these events with friends and family. All are welcome as we create a safe space for all. 

Learn about the events, sponsorship, and vendor opportunities below!

Also, we welcome anyone interested in volunteering for the events. Please click here to sign up and learn more about volunteer opportunities. 

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Saturday, June 10, 2023 | Ft. Walton Beach, FL: Liza Jackson Park

Vendor Fair & Pride Walk

Join us for a free family-friendly LGBTQ+ Vendor Fair, Pride Walk,  and more to celebrate pride month and create a safe space for all LGBTQ+ people and allies. 

Participate in our Silent Auction and Pride Raffle to win fun prizes like t-shirts, vacation stays, tattoos, and more! This is part of multiple events in June for Emerald Coast Pride. 

There’s a playground, restrooms/water fountains, and access to the Gulf.  Feel free to park in the parking lots to the west, north, and east of the park. Feel free to bring a beach chair or blanket to sit on, as well as sunscreen and liquids to stay hydrated. 


Pride Walk Notes:

List of Vendors participating in the Vendor Fair:


Saturday, June 17, 2023 | Crestview, FL: Twin Hills Park

Pride Family Cookout

Pride Family Cookout (4pm-6pm):

Join us for this free event! Walk around the lake, enjoy some food, and enjoy a playground, athletic courts, picnic tables, and more!

Saturday, June 24, 2023 | Niceville, FL: Mattie Kelly Arts Center

Pride Prom for all ages

Join us for this free event!

Location: Mattie Kelly Arts Center Mainstage Lobby, 100 College Blvd., Niceville, FL

Time: 6:30-10:00pm 

Please check back for more information about this event!

Get your 2023 Pride t-shrit!

Emerald Coast Pride 2023 t-shirts are available for purchase now! Funds collected from sales support PFLAG Niceville's scholarship program which provided 4 LGBTQIA+ youth $1000 each to pursue their higher education goals last year. 

For questions concerning purchase, please feel free to email Logan at logan@pflagniceville.com.

2023 sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors:

Become a sponsor!

You can help us with our mission by creating safe spaces for the LGBTQIA+ community. At the same time, you will also be tapping into a lucrative market share.

Purchase sponsorship via PayPal button below and please email Logan at logan@pflagniceville.com with your business name. Thank you!

Vendor Information for June 10th Event

PFLAG Niceville's Emerald Coast Pride consists of several events occurring in the month of June. One such event, the Pride Walk and Vendor Fair, will occur on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at Liza Jackson Park (LJP) in Fort Walton Beach from 8:00am to 2:00pm. Historically, this event has attracted 400+ participants!

We are currently accepting applications for vendors interested in advertising their business and selling their merchandise to our numerous constituents! In an effort to encourage businesses serving LGBTQIA+ persons and other underserved populations, we have made securing marketing space at our event affordable and easy! For $50, you can reserve a spot in our vendor fair to popularize your business among the multitude of LGBTQIA+ persons expected to attend our family-oriented pride event! Funds collected from this event will help continue PFLAG Niceville's outreach initiatives centering local LGBTQIA+ advocacy and education. 

There are just two steps involved in booking a 10 x 10 marketing space in our vendor fair: 

For additional information concerning the Vendor Fair and Emerald Coast Pride at large, please email Logan at logan@pflagniceville.com