40 Years of Pride

Join us June 3rd – 14th for the 40th Celebration of Pride in the Nation’s Capital, presented by Hilton. This year, we will “Flashback” on 40 years of progress in the journey toward LGBTA equality.

Celebration 2015

Become a Volunteer

Help make this year’s Pride unforgettable. There are many opportunities to volunteer at Celebration 2015, and year-round.

Become a Sponsor

Your support makes Celebration 2015 possible. We offer tailored sponsorship options to help businesses make a difference in the community.

View Events 365

Capital Pride Alliance hosts events all year long. From sports to social justice, there’s always a way to come out and have fun.

BREAKING NEWS: Just Announced – 2015 Pride Concert Headliners

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See 40 years of progress unfold in one three-minute love story. Check out this year’s Pride Video.



Ruby Presenting Sponsor

Hilton is proud to support the LGBT community as a way to further the Hilton brand promise of ensuring that every guest feels cared for, valued and respected by setting the stage for all travelers. As a committed partner of Capital Pride for three years, this year, Hilton is the Ruby Presenting Sponsor and will be the official host hotel partner for the 40th Celebration of Pride in the Nation’s Capital. Visit website.

Whitman-Walker Health

Presidential Sponsor

Our mission is to be the highest quality, culturally competent community health center serving greater Washington’s diverse urban community, including individuals who face barriers to accessing care, and with a special expertise in LGBT and HIV care. Visit website.

Hot 99.5

Presidential Sponsor

Hot 99.5 is DC's #1 hit music station and home of the Kane Show. Hot 99.5 plays today's hits with the best mix of music from across hip-hop, R&B and Top 40, along with the region's favorite morning show and a line up DJ's that keep the party going 24/7. Visit Hot995.com for the latest gossip on your favorite celebs, plus news on today's hottest music talent.

Live Casino!

Presidential Sponsor

Maryland Live! Casino is Maryland's newest gaming and entertainment experience. Hit our adrenaline-pumping casino for the most vibrant gaming experience of your life. Find your fortune in the center of the action. Visit website.


Presidential Sponsor

Marriott International, honored for its commitment to LGBT rights and marriage equality, and a champion of diversity and inclusion, is headquartered here in our Nation’s Capital. This season’s momentous parade will celebrate #LoveTravels – a universal movement fostered by Marriott that welcomes and encourages all of us to pursue our personal passions. Visit website.

Offical Celebration 2015 Events

Travel & Hotel Deals

Great deals on travel, hotels, transportation and things to do while you’re here.

Parade Map

Download the parade map to find a perfect location to watch the action.

Festival Map

Browse events, and purchase your tickets online.

Celebration Sponsors 2015

Our Volunteers Have Pride 365

Capital Pride Alliance is a vibrant group of dedicated individuals from across the LGBTA communities. With our diversity, commitment and camaraderie, we welcome all people to join us to promote equal rights, support family and community, and tocelebrate what makes each and every person unique.

Our Story

1975-2015 and counting…

We’ve come a long way in 40 years. But the LGBT civil rights movement in DC began long before 1975. Explore our history.

Our Community

Stronger than ever!

The DC area LGBT community is a vibrant and vital part of our city and region. Find out more about DC’s LGBT diversity.

Coming Out?

Be Proud Learn How

It’s always someone’s first Pride. Discover groups and resources to help you feel welcome and accepted in your community.

Our Partners

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