SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Upstate Pride SC Pride 365 will be held on Sept. 13, starting at 11 a.m., at Barnet Park, 248 E. St John St.

upstatepride365A march will take place at noon. Afterward, attendees can enjoy the festival from 1-5:30 p.m.

Patti O’ Furniture will serve as host for the day-long festivities.

Musical performances will feature The Sound Committee, Andy Crawford, Joie and the Pride of Greenville Men’s Chorus.

Additionally, Ms. Upstate Pride SC Lexi Thomas will come home from New York to perform. Joining her will be Rose Michaels, Cherish D’Men Dupree, Veronica La Blank and Scorpio.

Attendees can get in on a raffle, entertain their children in the kids’ area, enjoy food and drink and have great fun, promoters said. Vendors will be on hand showcasing their wares.

Parking is available in the E. St. John parking deck located between Liberty St. and U.S. 221.

Smoking is not permitted on park property.


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