Philadelphia Black Gay Pride 2013 – Calendar of Events

Philadelphia, PA (April 8, 2013) – Philadelphia Black Gay Pride (PBGP) Inc. will again host a Black Pride celebration April 21-28, 2013 during the Historic Penn Relay Carnival.  The celebration marks the 14th Anniversary and has been coined, New Beginnings

Thousands of people from across the country will be invited to the City of Brotherly Love for a week of information sharing, education and networking.   The week of festivities include:

Date Event(s)
4/21/13  Mr. & Miss Philadelphia Black Gay Pride Pageant
4/22/13  Youth Round-up
4/25/13 One Night Stand & Open Mic Poetry Slam
4/26/13  Society Lights Mixer
Opening Reception/Family Reunion
Girlz Gone Pride
4/27/13 Educational Workshops
Speed Dating
4/28/13  Morning Worship Service
Day in the Park

"It is our pleasure once again to put on several events that encompass the likes of all people. Our goal is to promote inclusion in our community and you will see that in Pride 2013: New Beginnings and increasingly in the years to come" says Jeremy Taylor, PBGP President. 

The official PBGP 2013 host hotel is the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City located at 237 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19107.

PBGP 2013 is sponsored in part by: Wells Fargo, Testing Makes Us Stronger, Center for Black Equity, Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative, Philadelphia FIGHT, El Dorado Rum, Philly Gay News, PECO, The Greater Philadelphia Tourism & Marketing Corporation, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, William Way Community Center, Philly Gay Calendar, TABU Lounge & Sports Bar and Smirnoff Vodka.

For more information about PBGP 2013 events, volunteer and vending opportunities visit

About PBGP Inc.,
The mission of Philadelphia Black Gay Pride (PBGP) Inc. is to organize and promote unity among African Americans and people of African descent who are sexual and gender minorities.  To do so we offer a variety of activities that promote and advocate for the spiritual, emotional, and intellectual health and well being of all.  For more information visit

Philadelphia Black Gay Pride, Inc
P.O. Box 40926
Philadelphia, PA 19107
1-877-497-PBGP (7247)
[email protected]


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