When will the next pride parade be held in DC? This year, the date is scheduled for June 12th and will take place in several locations. You can register to parade floats for the Capital Pride Parade and get more information on the route. It will take place in all four quadrants of the District, starting with the D.C. Pride Walk and Rally and ending with Mayor Muriel Bowser’s address. The festival will also feature the Colorful Fest in October.
While this year’s Capital Pride has experienced many significant changes, the organization has also been committed to ensuring that diversity is celebrated. In 2017 alone, it hosted a forum to discuss police budgets during Black Lives Matter protests and aligned itself with the BLM movement. They also testified before the D.C. Council to defund MPD programs, and they also announced that armed police officers will not be allowed to march in the parade.
While the route for the 2020 DC Pride Parade will be announced closer to the date, it will pass through Logan Circle, Dupont, and the Capitol. These areas are home to several prominent LGBTQ+ organizations, and they’ll be the focus of the parade. You’ll also be able to see some local businesses that celebrate this community. They’ll likely have specials for Pride parade attendees. For more information, visit the Pride website.
The Capital Pride Parade will return in 2022 with more activities. The parade will feature entertainment, food vendors, and beer gardens on 17th Street. The event is presented by Marriott International and will honor DC’s LGBTQ+ history and community. In addition to the parade, there will also be a festival that celebrates more than 300 vendors, including LGBT organizations and local businesses. The festival is free to attend, so there’s no excuse not to join the fun.
This year’s DC Pride Parade is the first to be held in the nation’s capital. Organizers of the event wanted to create a safe environment, but some signs of a pandemic were visible. When an announcement was made announcing that coronavirus vaccinations were available, the crowd cheered. Those who got the vaccination said they were fine without masks. The event was attended by Tashi Cowen, who had come all the way from Austin to celebrate her 50th birthday.
In addition to the pride parade, the festival will feature many other events throughout the city. There will be a block party, rooftop party, and many after-parties. The parade is typically held in the morning of June 3rd and ends with the Capital Pride Festival on the last day. For more information, visit the official website of DC Pride. It will take place from June 3rd to June 12th. You can register for the parade and the festival in 2021.