2018 Outstanding Local Organization Award
We're proud to be the recipients of the Outstanding Local Organization Award for Culture from the Federation of Gay Games!
Band wins prestigious 2015 OutProud Award
On Sunday October 11, the Philadelphia Freedom Band was was awarded the 2015 OutProud Award for being "an outstanding OutProud member of our community."
Given annually to one LGBT community organization, this award recognizes organizations that represent, unify and support Philadelphia's LGBT community.
The band and its members are honored to be recognized by Philly Pride Presents.
2013 Presidential Inauguration Parade in Washington, DC
11 members of the Philadelphia Freedom Band marched with 214 other LGBT band members from around the nation in the inauguration parade for President Barack Obama.
2010 Independence Day Parade in Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Freedom Band was the first openly LGBT group to march in this historic parade - in front of Independence Hall.
2009 LGBA Conference in New Orleans
Several of our members marched in a mass band through the French Quarter – the first parade after Hurricane Katrina.
2009 Presidential Inauguration Parade
Two of our members marched in this historic appearance – the first time an openly LGBT group marched in a presidential inauguration parade.