TEMPE, AZ – Downtown Tempe Authority is excited to announce the organization and hosting of Pride Party 2023, Tempe’s inaugural LGBTQIA+ pride event to be held on June 3rd, 2023, from 7pm to 10pm at CenterPoint Plaza in Downtown Tempe.

The Downtown Tempe Authority is hosting Pride Party 2023 to promote inclusivity and create a sense of community, belonging and fun for the LGBTQ+ community and friends in the Downtown Tempe district.

“We want to send the message that Downtown Tempe is a place where people can feel like they belong, feel valued, welcome, and part of the community.” – Tamia Scott, Director of Marketing for Downtown Tempe Authority

Featuring popular drag performer, Barbra Seville, Pride Party 2023 will include a silent disco, beer and wine as well as delicious food served up by local Tempe food trucks. Attendees can also look forward to a fun drag show, DJs and more.

Downtown Tempe “Love is LOVE” t-shirts and tanks s featuring the Pride Party 2023 logo are available for pre-order with $5 from every shirt going toward Mulligan’s Manor, a nonprofit LGBTQIA+ youth organization in Tempe.

Pride Party 2023 will run from 7pm-10pm at CenterPoint Plaza in downtown Tempe. Safety and security measures have been taken to ensure a fun and safe festival for all. Find more information at https://www.downtowntempe.com/events/pride-party-2023

ABOUT DOWNTOWN TEMPE AUTHORITY: The award-winning Downtown Tempe Authority (DTA) is a nonprofit organization that works in partnership with the City of Tempe to increase the value of Downtown Tempe through enhanced management, safety, marketing, and promotional services on behalf of DTA members and other downtown stakeholders.

ABOUT COMPETE SPORTS DIVERSITY:  Compete Sports Diversity is LGBTQ+ owned and is certified by the National LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce as a Certified LGBT Business Enterprise. Compete connects, educates, empowers, and inspires mission driven LGBTQ+ and allied sports and community leaders, sports organizations, non-profit groups, tourism partners, corporate partners, and athletes to further sports diversity together through our membership, media, and event platforms.

For Press Inquiries and Contact Information please contact:

Tamia Scott | Director of Marketing & Communications

480.355.6075 tamia@downtowntempe.com

www.downtowntempe.com @downtowntempe