SF Pride Parade

When
Sun Jun 25
Where
Civic Center Plaza
Time
11am - 6pm
Cost
Free
Tags
LGBT, Parade, City

Description

Hundreds of exhibitors and more than a dozen community-run stages and venues, the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest gathering of LGBT people and allies in the nation. The two-day celebration is free and open to all.

Check out SF Station's full events calendar for Pride Week: https://www.sfstation.com/pride/

Sunday, June 25, Along Market Street, Kickoff at 10:30 a.m.
From Beale to 8th St.

"SF Pride will culminate its 2017 Celebration at Civic Center with musical performances, speakers, awards and amazing community.

SPEAKERS
Speakers are planned for both days on topics related to SF Pride's 2016 theme and to commemorate milestones in San Francisco's LGBT history.

Chris Carnes
Community Grand Marshal
Selected by Public Vote

Chris Carnes is a Bay Area LGBTQ activist, fundraiser, event producer, and philanthropist. Over four decades, Chris has had an active role in leading and supporting LGBTQ causes, from her work on the Board of the Cable Car Awards, to her role as a pivotal Board member of Equality California, securing the first major corporate sponsor AT&T ensuring EQCA’s future. For 10 years Chris fought for equal marriage rights culminating with the joyous Supreme Court decision 2015 Pride weekend. Chris was an early board member of the SF LGBT Center, where she was instrumental in turning the dream into a reality. With her legendary fundraising expertise, Chris leveraged her growing contacts and donor base launching Carnes Productions and ChrisCarnesList harnessing the power of social media.

Alex U. Inn
Community Grand Marshal
Selected by SF Pride Members

Alex U. Inn (Carmen Alex Morrison), a Bay-Area resident for more than 35 years, is an advocate for justice and equality, fighting for their rights and the rights of others, speaking truth to power. One of few to be named to sainthood by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, and winner of 32 gold medals at Gay Games/Gay Olympics, Alex also has been a critical force for many important LGBTQI institutions, such as the SF LGBT Center, MyNameIs Coalition, SF Pride’s NECTAR / Women’s Stage, UNLEASH! Dance Party for Women, and Committee for Queer Justice. Alex also founded Momma’s Boyz, a troupe of Hip Hop artivist drag kings and KINGDOM! Drag King House that fundraises for our community. Happily married to Ellen Morrison for 9 years.

San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus
Community Grand Marshal – Organization
Selected by Public Vote

For nearly 40 years, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) has served as an international standard bearer for a powerful mix of extraordinary musical excellence and mission-driven activism. Founded in 1978, it was the first choral organization to courageously proclaim its orientation in its name and is credited with helping start the LGBT choral movement that now spans the entire globe, galvanizing and changing the course of LGBT history. It continues to inspire other arts-based community organizations through its performances and involvement in human rights, community activism, empowerment and inclusiveness, establishing it as an icon among LGBT organizations.


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Official Parade Grandstand Seating
Sunday, June 25 | Gates open at 9:30 AM | United Nations Plaza
http://www.sfpride.org/grandstands/

Official SF Pride VIP Party
Sunday, June 25 | 2-5 PM | City Hall Rotunda
http://www.sfpride.org/vip-party/

https://photos.sfstation.com/City-Events/Pride-Weekend-in-SF/

Parade Route & Times - http://sfpride.org/faq/

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Location

location
  1. Civic Center Plaza
    Polk Street at Grove, San Francisco, CA