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ozarks pridefest

celebrating our pride

Pridefest is the largest LGBTQIA+ event in Southwest Missouri that attracts over 4,000 people and is growing every year. Join us in this celebration of equality, diversity, and community! We are tax-exempt and a subcommittee belonging to the GLO Center of the Ozarks.

LGBTQ Pride events Springfield mo
LGBTQ Pride events Springfield mo
LGBTQ Pride events Springfield mo

Upcoming Events

NEW Annual GLO Center Meeting

What: FREE! Presentations from Co-President and Youth Representative, Keynote Speaker Sammy Rangel, Music from Charlie Becker, and appetizers from Simply Delicious. 
When: Tuesday, September 13, 5pm – 7pm
Where: Q Enoteca

Ozarks Pridefest 2022 – Harvest Pride

What: Our biggest PRIDE event with a parade and live entertainment! More info TBA!
When: Saturday, October 8
Where: Downtown Springfield

Rainbow Kids Nature Center Outing

What:Join us at the Nature Center for the program “Strange But Amazing” – a look at the diversity, life cycles, and adaptations of Missouri’s most interesting creatures! See real live creatures, look around at the exhibits, do a craft, and take a hike! This event is free, but registration is required and limited to 20 kids plus their grownups. Please register by October 11 by emailing
When: Saturday, October 15, 2pm – 4pm
Where: 4601 S Nature Center Way, Springfield, MO 65804