Advisory: LGBTQ Families to Gather During Austin Pride

Contact: Andra Oshinsky | | 617.502.8706

Family-Friendly Events Offered for LGBTQ Parents and their Children Aligned with the 2013 Austin Pride Weekend

Family Equality Council Booth at Austin Pride Festival
Saturday, September 7th  – 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Fiesta Gardens

LGBTQ parents, their children, extended families, prospective families, and friends are invited to stop by Family Equality Council’s booth in Fiesta Gardens. Join us for family activities, such as temporary tattoos, arts and crafts, face-painting, and more!

Family Pool Party
Sunday, September 8th  – 3:00 p.m.
Deep Eddy Pool (off of Lake Austin Boulevard, just west of MoPac

Come join us on Sunday at a pool party for LGBTQ parents, their children, extended families, prospective families, and friends!  We’ll gather on the lawn at the shallow end of the pool, in front of the large wall mural.  There will be fun and pool games for all! Please Note: Admission to Deep Eddy pool is $3 for adults, $2 for youth (ages 12-17), and $1 for kids (ages 1-11)

Family Pizza Party
Sunday, September 8th   – 5:30 p.m.
Eilers Park (directly adjacent to Deep Eddy Pool)

Regardless of whether you attend the Family Pool Party, join other area LGBTQ parents, their families, and friends, for a Pizza Party at the Eilers Park picnic area next to Deep Eddy, sponsored by BJ’s Brewhouse. Here, your family can celebrate the end of a fabulous Pride weekend, pose for family photos, make new connections, and learn about the important work Family Equality Council is doing on your family’s behalf. Note: Pizza, snacks, cold beverages and cookies will be served.