Festival 2019

Thanks to everyone for a great 2019 Festival!


The 2019 Disability Pride Festival was at Tenney Park on July 27th, from 12pm-5pm.

A map of the festival grounds, encompassing Tenney Park and the Care Wisconsin parking Lot. Along the bottom half of N Thornton Ave, closest to the Tenney Park Shelter, is marked in Red - No Parking. The upper mid section of Thornton Ave is marked Yellow - Loading/Unloading Zone. The Care Wisconsin parking lot is marked green - Parking. There is a Blue line from the Tenney Park Shelter, up Thornton Ave, across Sherman Ave, and around the Care Wisconsin parking lot marked Golf Cart Route.

Schedule of Events


Here’s your guide to what’s happening this Saturday!

12:00pm Festival begins! 

12:00pm Face painting available near The Madison Children’s Museum display

12:15pm MAIN STAGE Opening Ceremony- Mayor Satya Rhodes- Conway

12:20pm MAIN STAGE Welcome by Cecil Leigh Wilson

12:25pm MAIN STAGE Director of Disability Pride Madison Kate Moran

12:30pm MAIN STAGE Music by Dj Cooper Talbot

1:00pm: MAIN STAGE Performance by Johnny T- Bird

1:00pm WORKSHOP – Access Downtown Madison

1:00pm First free MSCR Pontoon Ride departs

1:00pm Story Time and Activities with the Madison Children’s Museum

2:00pm MAIN STAGE Speaker Linda – Lights for Liberty

2:00pm WORKSHOP Adaptive Yoga with YAFA

2:00pm Second free MSCR Pontoon Ride departs 

2:15pm MAIN STAGE Speaker Folajogun Akinlami – Beyond Challenges

2:20 pm MAIN STAGE Speaker Lexy Ware – Community Organizer 

2:30pm MAIN STAGE Performance By Onikho

3:00pm Story Time and Activities with the Madison Children’s Museum

3:00pm Final free MSCR Pontoon Ride departs

3:30pm WORKSHOP Beyond Challenges with Folajogun Akinlami

3:35pm MAIN STAGE Christy Anderson- Line Dance

3:40pm MAIN STAGE Director of Disability Pride Madison Kate Moran

3:45pm MAIN STAGE Raffle Drawing by Mad City Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

3:55pm MAIN STAGE Speaker Angie Rehling – Outreach

4:00pm MAIN STAGE Comedy and Drag by Drag King Keith Darring

4:30pm MAIN STAGE Music by Dj Cooper Talbot

5:00pm Festival ends!

Help us advertise!

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Press Release!

Click here for a press release containing some specific and brief info on the 2019 Disability Pride Festival!


2019 Exhibitor List


Care Wisconsin logo

Care Wisconsin

Platinum Level Sponsor

Dane Arts logo

Dane Arts

Platinum Level Sponsor

Gold Level Sponsors

Silver Level Sponsors

Bronze Level Sponsors