Weekly Freebie: Rainbows Festival
Each week, Jackalope Ranch brings you a free event, workshop, or you-name-it happening in Phoenix. Because sometimes the best things in life really are free. This week's freebie: Rainbows Festival Presented by Phoenix Pride
This ever-growing street fair and festival which celebrates the diversity of the LGBTQ community draws a combined total of nearly 150 exhibitors and sponsors as well as over 12,000 attendees- best of all, admission is free.
The two day event, which lasts from 10am to 6pm Saturday and Sunday, will feature a full lineup of food, drink, and of course, entertainment.
Featured acts include: DJ Kela, Desert Overture, Anaya Tribal, Birthday Suit Burlesque, Sisterzz Twisted, Devinography Hip Hop Jam, "Troubador Cafe" starring Kenyata White, DJ Anthony, Dawn Bowman, Tracey Rapp & the Heat, Freddy's Spotlight @Rainbows, Phoenix Pride Royalty, "Stop Blowin," Phoenix Heatwave, and Barbara Seville's Phoenix Phollies.
There will also be a Junior Mr. and Miss Gay Pride Pageant and a Creative Expression Exhibit happening at the OUTdayPHX Stage.
Phoenix Pride 2012 Phoenix Gay Pride Royalty Grecia Montes D'Occa and Jensen Dean will be at the annual Rainbows Festival
The stage serves as a venue for personal coming out stories in all forms of self-expression (art, dance, music, poetry, etc.) and commemorates National Coming Out Day, which is nationally recognized on October 11th.