Palm Springs Pride Parade and Festival
Palm Springs, California, USA
A celebration of our diverse community! The Palm Springs Pride Celebration attracts 50,000 spectators to the Parade and 15,000 to the 2-day weekend Festival. The Pride Parade is the best attended and largest single day event in Palm Springs.
The Pride Parade is a powerful display of diversity, acceptance and celebration. Thousands of Parade participants move with flamboyant splendor on the mile long route with their gay banners waving above the exuberant caravan of lavish floats, drag mavens in fancy duds, dykes on bikes and gay-friendly politicians, sponsors, and civic organizations. Over three hours, the streets of Hillcrest burst with colorful displays of pride amid music and dancing emanating from the 200 parade contingents. With 175,000 enthusiastically cheering spectators lining the Parade route, the Pride Parade is a highlight of the Celebration.
The two-day Pride Festival features 8 stages of entertainment, musicians, bands, comedy and dance performers, 300 participating vendor booths, an Art exhibit, a Vintage Auto Show, cultural presentations, great food and much more!Venue