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PrideFest - 2002
"10% Crowd- 100% Proud"
- At A Glance -

June 7-9, 2002


Henry W. Maier Festival Park




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Parade returns to Sunday

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PrideFest 2002 was held during the traditional Pride observance month of June. The festival continued to expand that year, with national performers and increased attendance: to 18,604 over the 2002 festival's 3 days.

The Pride Parade in 2002 continued to be run by PrideFest, but was returned to Sunday afternoon (after running on Friday evening the previous 2 years). (View photos of the 2002 parade here.)

The Dance Pavilion during these years was being operated by Tony Aiello for Club 219. (View photos of the Dance Pavilion circa 2002-2003 here.)

The Board of Directors for PrideFest 2002 included (in the order they were listed in Pride records):

    Ted Berg; Bo Dyer; Rick Finger; Michael Goertz; Sheri Goldberg; Lil Lau; Michael Lisowski; Pete Minns; Michael Moore (partial year); John Prentice; Russ Reiter; Sheldon Schur; Paul Sherry; Marcus Smith; and Cindy Taylor

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2002 Pride Guide cover
(actual size: 8.0" wide x 10.25" high)
(80 pages, newsprint)
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