Pride Festival

Pride Festival


Saturday June 25, 2022 Live in Martin Park for our 6th Annual Open Door Pride Festival

If you are interested in joining our organization, and or volunteering for our Festival, please contact us at for further inquiries, questions, etc.

for vendors please email Steve at

recap our 5th annual Virtual Show on our facebook page

Our 5th annual Pride was Virtual on June 26, 2021

Hosted by Open Door Pride founder and chair Cathy Grier, with featured music videos from internationally known musical group “BETTY,” (unstoppable social activists and founders of The BETTY Effect ); premiere videos from Celeste Lecesne of “Future Perfect Project,” (author, screenwriter, and LGBT rights activist best known for their screenplay of the Academy-award-winning short film Trevor). Virtual Open Door Pride Festival will also air videos from previous Festivals including Kinder Creatures, also Door County creatives Dorothy Scott, Ralph Murre, Max Toft, and Kole Mallien, including “Happy Pride,” videos from local supporters and businesses. With live performances from Cathy Grier and The Troublemakers, and other musical acts TBA. 

Starting at 11am, Installations of our Ribbon Project created in 2017 (come sign a sentiment on a ribbon and attach to our growing rope of ribbons), and What’s My Pride? Project (we invite people to sign on a chalkboard what is your Pride, and take a selfie for our ongoing gallery of images the park will be filled with Pride flags, and our Open Door Pride tent will have ODP merchandise.

At noon alder Spencer Gustafson and other elected officials will read The City of Sturgeon Bay’s Proclamation to Open Door Pride. And for the first time, State Assembly Representative Joel Kitchens will present Open Door Pride with a Citation By The Assembly. Followed by Open Door Pride’s annual Sandy Brown Award, which is given to an organization that exemplifies the ODP mission. This year’s recipient is Write On Door County. The physical award is designed each year from a celebrated local artist. 2021 award created by artist Stephanie Trenchard.

Due to concerns for health and safety, we kindly request visitors in the park to adhere to social distancing guidelines whether vaccinated or not. 

We are disappointed that we couldn’t produce a full Festival with live entertainment and vendors in the Park. We welcome visitors to come and celebrate Pride in Martin Park safely. To clarify, we will not have any vendors or live music on the stage. All our musical performances and guest artists will be virtual. We have a fantastic lineup and hope you’ll watch it.

We will have a live feed of Martin Park from 11-1pm which we will air live from time to time during our virtual show. The entire Festival will be available on our youtube channel after the event

In case of inclement weather, all ceremonies will be virtual.

We hope that you will continue to support Open Door Pride as we grow! We need volunteers year-round to help plan events not just for Pride Week but throughout the year.  We would love for you to be part of Open Door Pride 2022, it will be the 53rd anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion. 

Email us today to find out how you can help!