Pinoy Pride Celebration Brings Filipino Heritage to The Downtown Las Vegas Events Center April 3–5

Pinoy Pride Celebration Brings Filipino Heritage to The Downtown Las Vegas Events Center April 3–5
The Pinoy Pride Celebration, a cultural event showcasing the rich history and traditions of the Philippines, will take over the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center April 3 – 5, 2015. 

The weekend will be filled with the tastes, sounds and spirit of the Philippines including performances by musical groups Rebel Souljahz and One Magical Night, as well as a traditional Santacruzan parade.

Lumpia Rolls
Lumpia Rolls

Guests will also enjoy authentic Filipino street food, shop for unique gifts from craft vendors and partake in traditional carnival rides and midway games. Locally based artists, comedians, dance troupes and musical groups will perform each night, including the following:

Friday, April 3, open 11 a.m. – midnight

Prices: $10 for adults; $8 for children, military, seniors

Guests will be dancing in the streets for headliners, Rebel Souljahz, a groundbreaking reggae group from Hawaii. The day will be filled with other captivating performances and celebrity appearances from New Age Tribe, ST1, Remy Ione and Janoe Kalawa, HI Grooves, Bengali Arkangel, Natalie Kalei, Junior Rupley and Rock [HI] Sound System.

Saturday, April 4, open 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Prices: $15 for adults; $12 for military and senior; $8 for children

Super VIP Tickets (First 3 rows seating with Photo-Op) – $99
VIP Tickets (Reserved seating with Photo-Op) – $75

Day two of the Pinoy Pride Celebration will continue with performances from a diverse collection of musical groups, headlined by One Magical Night featuring Daniel Padilla, Kathryn Bernardo, Kim Chiu, Xian Lim, Marcelino Pomoy and John Sweets Lapuz, as well as a Festival Queens Parade by Kalahi. Other performers and celebrity appearances include Prodigy Dance Crew, Reinalyn Lapena, Kids Fusion, Tinikling by Apaa, Esmeralda Padilla Gould, Gideon Agaton, De Dios Sisters, Rau Tamanui, Maharlika, Bibaak, Megan Williams, Sophia Ramos, Jazzy Cadiente, Richard Aguila, Hip Hop by Apaa, Pera o Bayong, Prodigy, Elmer Abapo, Zally Pooza and more.

Sunday, April 5, open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Free entry

To commemorate Easter Sunday, a traditional Santacruzan parade will be held on the grounds. Featuring elaborate costumes representing the Virgin Mary, these religious ceremonies are celebrated by Filipinos all over the world. There will also be exciting performances and appearances from Venz and Johanne, Sache Erickson, Las Vegas Fil-Am SDA Choir, Catherine Davila, Hip Hop by Apaa, Jazzy Cadiente, Jamie Lynn Cutler, Esmeralds Padilla Gould, Gideon Agaton, Richard Aguila, Danielle Abella, Tagalog Medley by R&R, Haka by Appa, Kids Fusion, Elmer Abapo, Prodigy Dance Crew, Rey Kilay and Vivorah, Zally Pooza and more.

Pinoy Pride Celebration will feature a variety of diverse food vendors, including authentic cuisine from Aloha Kitchen, Nek Nek Mo, Balut and Cooking Ng Ina Mo.

The Downtown Las Vegas Events Center is located on 200 S. 3rd Street and Carson Avenue adjacent to the D Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.pinoypridelv.com.