The Harvey Milk Festival features a variety of attractions including live music, film, performing and visual artists, speakers, and vendors designed to engage a large and diverse audience. Harvey Milk Festival, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization and contributions are tax deductible.

The mission of the Harvey Milk Festival is to honor the life of Harvey Milk, one of the first openly gay Americans elected to public office, by fostering emerging talent in musicians and artists who support diversity and reject discrimination, and to promote equality for LGBTQ people through supporting equal rights legislation.

Harvey Milk Festival, Inc. Board of Directors:

Shannon Fortner, President (
Turner C. Moore, Vice President (
Andrew Ensign, Treasurer (
Ed Midler, Secretary (

The Harvey Milk Festival has no paid staff and is supported entirely by volunteers, sponsors, donations, advertising, and concessions. We are growing every day. Please get involved and become part of the movement.

Admission is free. Donations are welcomed.

The Harvey Milk Festival supports the mission of ALSO Out Youth to end all forms of violence, harassment and discrimination based on real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. ALSO Out Youth’s mission is to enhance self-esteem, promote healthy dialogue, and increase awareness of sexual minority issues. For more information, visit .