Ferndale Pride

Ferndale Pride is summer's first LGBTQAI festival in the state of Michigan. Free to the public, the event unites community and businesses for the biggest party of the year. Join us, this year, on June 2 to feel the love that is Ferndale Pride.

Pop Out to a Greenspace Pop Up!

 On behalf of GreenSpace Café and Ferndale Pride, join us for ourInaugural Vegan Pride Pop-up Benefit Dinner:Sunday, February 11, 20187:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. A ticket includes a 4-course dinner, entertainment, and full access to the event. All proceeds raised go to Ferndale Pride to assist in the advancement of the Ferndale LGBTQAI communities. Tickets are $65  Wine pairing menu + $35 (must be 21+ with valid ID)Event limited to 50 seats, click here to purchase tickets​.  Tickets available online only.  For questions about the pop-up dinner or GreenSpace Café please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. questions about Ferndale Pride or sponsorship opportunities please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the Ferndale Pride Website  Thank you for your support!
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Ferndale Pride is now accepting performer applications for 2018!

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Ferndale Pride is now accepting applications for 2018! Ferndale Pride offers performance opportunities on the Motor City Casino Hotel Main Stage and DJ/Dance Stage. Follow the link below to apply. Adding links to your application will help us in our selection process.


Ferndale Pride will take place on Saturday, June 2, 2018. The last performance will close at 10:00 p.m.


The only way to apply is through the website. Any applications sent through email or Facebook will be terminated. Updates will be available through our website and social media. We will be taking applications until March 1st. 

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Vendor registration for Ferndale Pride 2018 is open!

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Vendor registration for Ferndale Pride 2018 is open!  Ferndale Pride is Ferndale's kickoff to summer celebrating the  LGBTQAI communities.  Ferndale Pride brings at least 20,000 people to the streets of Downtown Ferndale to shop, eat and to learn about organizations and services that are welcoming to our communities.   This year's street festival will take place on Saturday June 2, 2018. Registration will take place from January 1, 2018 to May 1, 2018. ​To take advantage of early bird pricing you must register by Friday, March 2, 2018. To register click here    {modify}Modify your Subscription{/modify}
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Ferndale​ ​Pride​ ​sets​ ​record​ ​with​ ​$25,000​ ​in​ ​grants​ ​to​ ​local​ ​LGBTQ​ ​charities

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NEWS RELEASE Contact: Julia Music, chair, Ferndale Pride, (248) 906-8683, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Aug. 28, 2017 Ferndale​ ​Pride​ ​sets​ ​record​ ​with​ ​$25,000​ ​in​ ​grants​ ​to​ ​local​ ​LGBTQ​ ​charities FERNDALE, Mich. – Ferndale Pride distributed $25,000 in grants – the most funding it ever has distributed in a single year – to five local LGBTQ charities Monday, Aug. 28, at the Ferndale City Council meeting. The Ferndale Community Foundation, Ferndale Pride’s sponsoring organization, received a $13,000 grant.These four charities each received $3,000 grants:● Affirmations● Gender-Identity Network Alliance● Matrix Human Services MAC Health● Transgender Michigan Since its establishment in 2011, Ferndale Pride, which presents an annual LGBTQ pride street fair in downtown Ferndale and related events, has distributed more than $100,000 in unrestricted grants to local charities. This year’s festival was Saturday, June 3. “We are grateful for all of our festival sponsors and vendors, as well as the businesses and individuals who support our fundraisers throughout the year,” said Julia Music, Ferndale Pride chair. “Their generosity allows us to provide a festival with no admission fee for attendees and to give back each year through these grants to local charities that better the lives of LGBTQ people.” Music credited Andrew Shankles, fundraising chair, with helping Ferndale Pride to donate a record amount to charities this year. “He really exceeded our expectations in his volunteer role,” Music said. “He organized record-breaking fundraisers that really brought the community out to give.” The 2018 Ferndale Pride street fair will be Saturday, June 2. For more information about Ferndale Pride, visit www.ferndalepride.com.
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Thank you Lilac & Lace Cattle Co for your new sponsorship

Thank you Lilac & Lace Cattle Co for your new sponsorship, you are truly a gift to the community.

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Have your wedding at Ferndale Pride 2017

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The Red Door, Level One Bank,  Rock Sugar Events and Blumz by JRDesigns proudly present Married and Proud. The Red Door will host wedding ceremonies in their sleek lounge.

The ceremony will be officiated by one Independent Catholic deacon and Ferndale’s  Mayor David Coulter. The ceremony includes an appetizer course,  champagne toast, cake, corsage/boutonniere and other fun surprises.  Cash bar will be open as well!

Register online today.  Registration is $100 and includes the above items and ceremony.  

Click here to Register

Click here to Pay for your wedding. 

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Join us as a 2017 Ferndale Pride Sponsor.

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Work already is underway for Ferndale Pride 2017. As the kick-off event to summer, Pride is a great way to showcase your company as a sponsor and proud supporter of our diverse community.


Last year, we had several sponsors request sponsorship materials in December. As a former sponsor, you are receiving the 2017 information in advance of the public, allowing you to secure the best benefits for your dollars.


Pride’s street fair will take place Saturday, June 3, on West Nine Mile Road, Allen Street and West Troy Street in downtown Ferndale. Pride also hosts parties and events for weeks leading up to the street fair that will bring thousands of participants to Ferndale.  


For 2017, we have new sponsorship options available, including sober spaces, main and DJ stage options, and more opportunities to participate in the children’s area.


The information packet is attached in this email or you can view sponsorship levels and pay online.

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A big shout out to all of our sponsors

A big shout out to all of our sponsors

A big shout out to all of our sponsors who keep this event going and are welcoming of people no matter who they are all year round.  We would love to give a big shout out and thank you to all of our sponsors. 

Please remember to shop our sponsors first!  Thank you to our naming rights sponsor:MotorCity Casio Hotel Diamond Sponsors:Between the Line MagazineThe Rainbow RunTami Jo Urban TattoosSuburban Buick GMC of FerndaleOne Eyed Betty’s and Rosie O’ Grady’sMetro Times Environmental Sponsor:Bud Light Gold Sponsors:SohoOakland County 115Flame MagazineVisions of CanadaGarden Fresh GourmetDino’s & MBrewThe Candle Wick ShopAbsolut Como’sSchramm’sBarefoot WineSuburban Ford of Ferndale Children’s Area SponsorBlue Care Network of Michigan For a complete listing of our sponsors please click on our website at: http://ferndalepride.com/sponsoring/sponsors/2015-sponsors.html  It’s not too late to join as a rainbow sponsor!  http://ferndalepride.com/sponsoring/how-to-sponsor.html
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