2023 Heartland Pride Festival

July 15, 2023


Saturday, July 15 @ The Chi Health Center

Come show your Pride and Love Out Loud at the 2023 Heartland Pride Festival! 

This year’s Pride Festival will be at the CHI Health Center in Omaha on Saturday, July 15. The celebration will begin shortly after the conclusion of the Pride Parade—doors will open around noon. The festival will feature dozens of LGBTQIA+-friendly vendors and local artisans, an 18+ area, food, beverages, a star-studded entertainment lineup, and much more!

Last year was one of the largest festivals in Heartland Pride history, and this year promises to be even bigger! Keep an eye on our socials and check back frequently, as more details are coming soon!

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Victoria “Porkchop” Parker was cast on the first season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race”, and has appeared on the show several times since then. When not performing internationally, he has made numerous appearances on TV including “My Life’s a Drag”, “My Life is a Sitcom”, “Extra”, “Insider”, “Entertainment Tonight”, and “The View”. Porkchop has also won over 100 pageants in his career.

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Willie Gomez

Performer | 6:00 pm

Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in the city of Miami – Willie, at the age of 13, became inspired by the greatest Pop artists of our generation.  Willie then went on to perform on some of the biggest Latin award shows such as: “The Latin Billboards”, “Latin Grammys”, “Premios Juventud” and “Premios Lo Nuestro”. He danced/toured the world with artists such as Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, Ke$ha, Kylie Minogue, Chayanne, Carmit of The Pussycat Dolls, Little Mix, and Mary J Blige. Willie has become a sought-after performing artist and has recorded original songs with top writers and producers in the industry. He continues to make his own music in both Spanish and English today and is soon to headline the stage with his own cast and tracks.  

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Venus D’Lite

Performer | 6:30 pm

Adam Daniel Guerra, known as Venus D’Lite, is an actor-performer famous for his drag queen persona. Venus hit the scene with his drag performances in 2002 and quickly secured notoriety as the preeminent Madonna impersonator of our time.  Venus was featured contestant on Season 3 of RuPaul’s Drag Race.  Venus later went on to appear in Christina Aguilera’s video “Hurt” in 2006. This was followed with a role in  satirical comedy “The Comebacks”.

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Performer | 7:15 pm

A legendary pop star, Tiffany earned two U.S. number one hit singles with “I Think We’re Alone Now” and “Could’ve Been,” and set a record as the youngest female artist to top the Billboard charts with her debut album. In 2000, Billboard ranked Tiffany’s album The Color of Silence as the “Top Ten Best Albums of the Year.” In the reality TV realm, Tiffany has appeared on such shows as Australia’s “I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here,” ”Food Network’s Rachael Ray VS. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off, ABC’s Celebrity Wife Swap, VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club, A&E’s Celebrity Ghost Stories and Food Network Challenge.

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Kylie Sonique Love 

Performer | 7:45 pm

Love was announced to be one of twelve contestants for the second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race on February 1, 2010. She later revealed that she is a transgender woman during the reunion episode of that season. In 2015, Love was one of the 30 performers that appeared as a backup dancer for Miley Cyrus’s Video Music Awards performance. Love appeared in a music video for Lizzo’s song “Juice”, which was released on April 17, 2019. In 2020, Love co-hosted Translation on Out TV, the first talk show on a major network to be hosted by an all-trans cast. Love was announced as one of thirteen contestants competing on the sixth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars on May 26, 2021. She was announced as the winner, becoming the first transgender winner in a U.S. version of the show.

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Headliner | 8:15 pm



Estelle is a  the multi-platinum GRAMMY® Award-winning UK singer, songwriter, actress, and humanitarian. She released her debut album The 18th Day (2004), which reached number 35 on the UK Albums Chart. Her next album, Shine (2008), charted internationally and helped her significant mainstream success. The album included the single “American Boy” , which reached number 1 in the United Kingdom and earned her several accolades, including a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration. Estelle has also provided both the speaking and singing voice for the fictional character Garnet in the animated series Steven Universe. 

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