CW17 & WJXT are proud media sponsors of the 2022 River City Pride parade, festival

CW17 and WJXT, THE local station, are proud to be named media sponsors of the River City Pride Parade.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – CW17 and WJXT The Local Station are proud to be named media sponsors of the 2022 River City Pride Parade and Festival.

This year, River City Pride is inviting everyone to “Be Loud, Be Proud” during the first weekend of October. This year’s events will include celebrities, singers, DJs, bands, vendors, entertainers and speakers.

The fun begins on Friday, Sept. 30, with a kickoff party at The Glass Factory. The RCP parade will be held the next day on Oct. 1 and will begin at 2 p.m. The 1.5-mile celebration will start at the Historic Willow Branch Park and will end at 5 Points.

READ: A breakdown of events at River City Pride

The festival will be held the following day, Oct. 2, at Riverside Park (Duck Pond) in 5 Points.

Here are the dates and times for some notable events:

  • Friday, Sept. 30 | Pride Kickoff Party at The Glass Factory at 7 p.m. Click here to purchase tickets
  • Saturday, Oct. 1 | Pride Parade through Riverside at 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 1 | Jessica Kirson at Sun-Ray Cinema at 8 p.m. Click here to purchase tickets.
  • Sunday, Oct. 2 | River City Pride Festival & Marketplace at Riverside Park at 12 p.m.

Click here for more information.

About the Authors:

Marilyn has been Digital Director since October 2021. She supervises Jacksonville's number one news website and most trusted source for local news.

Carianne Luter is a social media producer for News4Jax and has worked at Channel 4 since December 2015. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a communication degree.