June is pride month and if you're in DC, you won't want to miss the Capital Pride events. Check out the details on the 40th celebration of LGBTA pride in the nation's capital.
2015 Capital Pride Festival Info:
The DC Pride Festival will be held the day after the parade, on Sunday, June 14th from 12-9 PM. Be sure to visit the vendors before 7 PM, however. Take a look at the pride festival map below:
With three different stages, there'll be plenty of entertainment and headliners to keep everyone busy! Check out the highlights of the 2015 DC Pride Festival below:
Capital Concert Stage (3rd and Pennsylvania) - Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, D.C. (1:00 PM), Katy Tiz (3:00 PM), Wilson Philips (6:00 PM), Carly Rae Jepson (7:00 PM)
Monument Festival Stage (6th and Constitution) - Drag Cabaret (1:00 PM), Oasis Dance Company (2:00 PM), Wicked Jezebel (6:00 PM)
Dupont Dance Tent (6th and Pennsylvania) - DJ Jacq Jill (12:00 PM), DJ Keenan Orr (4:00 PM), DJ Madscience (6:00 PM)
You can purchase Pit Passes or VIP Passes to get the best view of the concerts at the Capital Concert Stage. Purchase your tickets here.
2015 Capital Pride Parade Info:
The DC Pride Parade wil kick off at 4:30 on Saturday, 6/13/2015. Starting point is 22nd and P Streets, NW and the parade will travel 1.5 miles through Dupont Circle and end at 14th Street and S Street.
On June 13th, a full day of activities is planned around the parade. From 3 to 8 PM, the Family Fun Zone will provide hours of fun for the whole family. Visit the Family Fun Zone at Stead Park.
Did you know this year's Capital Pride Parade theme is 'Flashback'? The theme will help celebrate the history of the Capital Pride Alliance for the last 40 years in the community.
The Capital Pride Parade is free for the spectators. To hear the announcements of each contingent, be sure to watch near 18th and Q Streets, where the Parade Announcement Stand will be located. The parade will be reviewed for awards at the Parade Review Stand on 15th and P Streets. If you're near Dupon Circle and New Hampshire, you should be able to view and hear the parade!
2015 Capital Pride Parade Parking:
Capital Pride Festival Attendance: Did you know over 250,000 attended the Capital Pride Festival and Parade in 2014? With even more supporters expected this year, parking will be at an extreme premium. Most lots near the parade route and the festival area are expected to sell out early.
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