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The 39th Annual Capital Pride Parade presented by Marriott steps off Saturday, June 7, 2014, 4:30 pm, at 22nd & P Streets, NW, Washington, DC.   The Pride Parade travels 1.5 miles through Dupont Circle and 17th Street, passes by the Logan Circle neighborhood and ends along the revitalized 14th Street corridor at S Street.  

 

2014 Parade Presenting Sponsor

 

The annual Pride Parade attracts over 150,000 spectators annually and includes more than 170 contingents-floats, vehicles, walkers, entertainment and much more.  People from all walks of life participate in this annual event to show they have pride.  The review stand is located at 15th and P Streets, NW; another announcement stand is just east of Dupont Circle on New Hampshire Avenue at Q Street.  A sign language interpreter will be available at the 15th and P Streets review stand.  The first contingent is expected to reach the review stand before 5pm; and the final contingent should pass the review stand at by 7:15pm.

 

Parade Route

Click here for the route map

 

Parade Grand Marshal

Stay tuned for the announcement of this year’s Grand Marshal(s).  Each year the parade is also lead by outstanding leaders that contribute their talents in support of the LGBTA community.  They are our Heroes and Engendered Spirit honorees.

 

Capital Pride Parade Review from 2012

Credit: Alfredo Flores, Special to Metromix

The annual Capital Pride Parade went off without a hitch this past Saturday as the traveling party went through Dupont Circle, 17th Street, and other parts of Northwest D.C. In what is arguably one of the best—if not, at least the most wild and fun parades you’ll ever see in D.C., this year’s edition was no different with elaborate floats, dancing on the streets, and lots of giveaways like glitter and beads. It’s like Mardi Gras but with more half naked men and drag queens! This yearly event is a “must see” for all D.C. residents!

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