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Gaymer Pride

The Columbus Pride Festival almost always overlaps with Origins Game Fair. Here is an assortment of activities you can do during the convention to show off your gaymer pride!

Collectible Charity Pin

When: Weds - Sat, 9am - 6pm / Sun, 9am - 2pm
Where: Origins Store

Purchase this collectible pin at the Origins Store! All proceeds will be donated to the Kaleidoscope Youth Center, a local Columbus organization benefitting LGBTQ+ youth.

Gaymer Gathering

When: Thursday, 7pm - 9pm
How Much: $2
Event ID: 10324

Join fellow lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) gaymers and allies for a casual social event. Play games, meet new friends, make plans, and create new connections.

Columbus Board Gaymer Meet-Up

When: Thursday, 7pm - 9pm
How Much: $2
Event ID: 11379

To show our love of board games and the colorful expression of PRIDE, we're honoring Candyland and its 70 years in print! Come make unique badge ribbons, play games, and meet new friends and allies!

Queer as a Three-Sided Die

When: Friday, 3pm - 5pm / Saturday, 3pm - 5pm
How Much: FREE

Panel of industry leaders discuss sexuality and gender issues in gaming from design and publishing to game-play and community. Learn how LGBTQ people find a home in the fantasy worlds we create.

Community & Family Room

When: Thurs & Sat, 10am - 6pm / Sun, 10am - 4pm
How Much: FREE

Stop by tables in this room to learn more about LGBTQ+ presence in Columbus and how you can get involved with the gaymer community! Prominent participants include Kaleidoscope Youth Center and Tabletop Gaymers.

Pride Parade - Grand Marshalled by NINA WEST

When: Saturday, 10:30am - 2pm
Where: Outside on High Street
How Much: FREE

Watch the parade in full-swing right outside the convention center! Local drag queen and queer advocate, Nina West, will be the Grand Marshall!

Pride Party on Arnold Plaza

When: Saturday, 9am - 4pm
Where: Outside on High Street
How Much: FREE

Celebrate 2019 Pride with yummy food, delicious cocktails and DJ MDizzle. Meet by the Arnold statue on High Street! RSVP here!