2016 SCHEDULE

"Dare To Be Different! I Am Who I Am!"

JACKSON BLACK PRIDE 2016:
10th Year Anniversary
“DARE TO BE DIFFERENT! I AM WHO I AM!”
Schedule of Events
November 15-20, 2016


Tuesday, Nov.15

JBP PRIDE 2016 HIV Testing Drive – The Gift of Knowing
Join us for the Jackson Black Pride 2016 HIV Testing Drive

METROCENTER– Lower Level next to the Library
3645 US-80 Jackson, MS 39203
from 11:00am-4:00pm
Free Food | Live on the air with WJMI | Prizes

Get $10 off your Big Freedia Concert Tickets and Big Freedia VIP Passes when you receive an HIV test. As an additional gift, please pick up your Jackson Black Pride 10th year Commemorative T-shirt!


Wednesday, Nov. 16

Be U Block Party
Jackson Black Pride 2016 jumps starts with a kick-off Be You Block Party

OPEN ARMS HEALTHCARE CENTER – New Location
805 E. River Place, Jackson MS 39202
from 8:00pm-12:00am
Free Food | Cash Bar | Music

Purchase your Big Freedia Concert Tickets or VIP Passes at the block party and receive $10 off
your purchase along with a Jackson Black Pride 10th year Commemorative T-shirt!


Thursday, Nov. 17

JBP 2016 Meet and Greet
Come be a part of introductions and reconnections during the Jackson Black Pride 2016 Meet and Greet

4 YOUR OCCASIONS
1015 W. Northside Drive, Jackson, MS 39213
from 8:00pm-12:00am
Free Food | Cash Bar | Special Guest Artists

Purchase your Big Freedia Concert Tickets or VIP Passes during the Meet and Greet and receive $10 off your purchase along with a Jackson Black Pride 10th year Commemorative T-shirt!


Friday, Nov. 18

JBP 2016 10th Annual Health Summit
This year’s event is destined to be the best JBP health summit yet with award-winning speakers, envelope-pushing panels, and a celebration of a decade dedicated to health and hope.

MARRIOT HOTEL — Downtown Jackson
200 East Amite St, Jackson MS 39201
from 9:00am-3:00pm

To Register for the 2016 JBP Health Summit, go to www.jacksonblackpride.org

Purchase your Big Freedia Concert Tickets or VIP Passes during the Health Summit to receive $10 off your purchase along with a Jackson Black Pride 10th year Commemorative T-shirt!

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JBP 2016 J-Sette Competition
Witness the fiercest dance battle of the year and be a part of the hottest party of the decade 

4 YOUR OCCASIONS
1015 W. Northside Drive, Jackson, MS. 39213
from 8:00pm-12:00am
$7.00 Admission

Dance Groups getting to show off their talents
anyone interested must register on-site between 7:00 pm until 8:00pm.

($50.00 entry fee for each squad)
The winners will receive a trophy and a Cash Prize!
1st Place Winner 750.00 2nd Place Winner $500.00 and 3rd Place Winner $250.00

Free Food | Cash Bar | Music | Special Guest Artists

Purchase your Big Freedia Concert Tickets or VIP Passes during the J-Sette Competition to receive $10 off your purchase along with a Jackson Black Pride 10th year Commemorative T-shirt!


Saturday, Nov. 19

Big Freedia LIVE

Back by Popular Demand!
Big Freedia, New Orleans’ Queen of Bounce, returns to the Jack for a one-night only live performance at Union Station in downtown Jackson!

Come early for the opening act and stay late for the after party!
Its slated to slay!

UNION STATION BALLROOM
300 West Capital Street, Jackson, MS. 39201
from 8:00pm-2:00am

Tickets: $25.00
VIP Tickets: $50.00
VIP Pass includes:
Exclusive Patio and Front of Stage Access
Free Food
Dedicated Bartender
Private Photo Op with Big Freedia


Sunday, Nov. 20

PRIDE in the Park
Culminating a fantastic JBP 2016, PRIDE in the Park offers a family-oriented opportunity to enjoy the weather and celebrate each other.

BATTLEFIELD PARK
953 Porter Street, Jackson, MS. 39204
From 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Free Food | Free Drinks | Chill Music