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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Check out common questions asked and answered about the 2024 PBO Pride Festival.

If you don't find the answer you're seeking, feel free to hit the "Contact Us"  button (a message bubble icon on mobile!) on any page and send us a message! The PBO Pride planning committee will respond as soon as we can. 

  • Who are some of the vendors at the 2024 PBO Pride Festival?
    The festival will host various vendors including local artisans, food vendors, and community organizations, providing a diverse marketplace and community resource hub. Additionally, The Plant offers a range of permanent vendors.
  • Should I RSVP/Register to the festival?
    Yes! Let us know you'll be there by RSVP-ing to the festival event. Once you do, you will receive relevant festival updates, right in your inbox.
  • Will alcohol be served at the festival?
    Yes, alcohol will be available for purchase for individuals 21+. Drinks will be available on both days of the festival. Underage drinking is illegal and strictly prohibited.
  • What merchandise is available, and how can I purchase it?
    Official PBO Pride merchandise includes a Tie Dyed Hemp Tee Shirt available for preorder and pickup at the festival. More details and purchase options are available on the festival's merchandise page.
  • When and where is the 2024 PBO Pride Festival?
    The festival is scheduled for June 1-2, 2024, at The Plant located at 220 Lorax Lane, Pittsboro, NC.
  • What entertainment and activities are planned for the festival?
    The festival will feature a wide array of activities including live entertainment, a kid zone, a pride parade, vendors, and special events like a Drag Show and a Dance Party.
  • Can I bring outside food or drinks?
    No, outside food and drinks are not allowed at The Plant as it is private property with its own range of food and drink offerings. Bringing food or drink is not permitted. Water is ALWAYS okay!
  • How can I volunteer for the festival?
    Interested individuals can sign up to volunteer via the SignUpGenius form link below. Volunteers will receive a free PBO Pride Volunteer T-Shirt!
  • Are there age restrictions for the festival?
    Yes, the event on June 1 is for individuals 18 and older, featuring a Drag Show and Dance Party. The June 2 events are suitable for all ages with vendors, food, drink, kid-friendly zones, and a pride parade.
  • What are the festival's goals and mission?
    PBO Pride aims to create a safe and inclusive environment for all people, celebrating diversity and promoting the liberation of LGBTQ+ individuals and allies.
  • Does PBO Pride need any help or support from me?
    YES! As a grass-roots festival, we are rapidly growing and there's a wide range of support we need to be successful. To help afford all the amazing entertainment and festivities, we rely on sponsorships and donations. Additionally, we have an Amazon Wish List! During the festival, we need volunteers to help with setup, support events and spaces. and help clean up after the fun winds down. Our mission is to support our community, but we need our community to also support us!
  • Are there any exclusive benefits for top-tier sponsors?
    Top-tier sponsors, recognized as "Sequin Superstars," receive the most visibility with large logo placements, multiple shoutouts during the festival, and a special social media post highlighting their business.
  • What benefits do sponsors receive at different tiers?
    Sponsors can choose from multiple tiers, each offering various benefits such as logo placement on festival materials, shoutouts during the festival, and inclusion in promotional e-blasts. Visit the sponsorship page to see the different sponsorship tiers and sponsor today!
  • What is the minimum donation to become a sponsor?
    The minimum donation for sponsorship starts at $100, with various levels up to $500 and beyond for enhanced recognition and benefits.
  • Can businesses provide material sponsorship?
    Yes, businesses can offer material sponsorships, which could include services or products that help facilitate the festival. If you are interested in a material sponsorship, please use the "Contact Us" button on the site and send us a message with details. A member of the PBO Pride Planning Committee will connect with you.
  • Who are the 2024 PBO Pride Sponsors?
    We are thrilled to work with some incredible local businesses that are helping ensure the 2024 PBO Pride festival is a success. If you see any of our sponsors, make sure to say thanks for supporting PBO Pride!
  • How can I donate to the 2024 PBO Pride Festival?
    First of all, thank you for wanting to donate! If you'd like to donate online, via credit card, please visit our donate page. If you'd like to donate via cash or check, please use the "Contact us" button on any page and send us a message. A member of the PBO Pride Planning Committee will connect with you.
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