Saturday Afternoon: 7th Annual Outer Banks Gay Pride Festival in Manteo!
This family-friendly LGBTQ festival, co-hosted by the fabulous Jennifer Warner and Cliff Warner, is the main event on Saturday, September 23rd. This FREE afternoon of concert bands, craft beers, local seafood restaurants, vendors and entertainers is located under a grove of shade trees on the beautiful historic Manteo Waterfront at George Washington Creef Memorial Park next to the Roanoke Island Maritime Museum. Between bands we will have drag performances TBA. Come early to enjoy the Manteo Farmer’s Market from 8 am to noon in the same location!
Main Stage Entertainment Lineup
- 1:00 Opening Ceremonies with your MC, Jennifer Warner!
- 1:15 Darkes
- 2:30 Tess Whitehurst-Adams
- 3:45 The Fox and the Hounds
- 5:00 Ffelt
- 6:15 Someone’s Sister
Stage will be next to the boardwalk with the Roanoke Marshes Light behind.
Free Parking Lots near the festival, including some add-ons. Festival location is marked with the number “5”.
The Outer Banks LGBTQ Pride festival will also feature local arts & crafts, nonprofits and souvenir vendors, local restaurant foods and raffles! Beer and wine will be sold by the Lost Colony Brewery, an award winning microbrewery and seafood or vegan choices sold by local Manteo waterfront restaurants. Please see our lodging recommendations on the “Where to Stay” page. We highly recommend the Roanoke Island Inn and the Cameron House Inn, two longtime supporters and sponsors.