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Find more online at: http://www.stpetepride.com/prideweekend/
Saturday, June 28: LGBT Pride Parade
What you need to know
The LGBT Pride Parade will be held Saturday, June 28, 2014 in St Pete. The Saturday night Block Party begins at 5pm, with the Parade kicking off at Sunset.
About the LGBT Pride Parade
The LGBT Pride Parade, held within the Historic Kenwood Neighborhood and Grand Central District, features more than 150 organizations and businesses supporting and celebrating the Tampa Bay LGBT community. The Parade draws more than 120,000 people in total, making it the large LGBT Pride Parade in Florida and largest overall in St Petersburg. The Saturday Block Party begins at 5:00 p.m., held between 22nd Street and 27th Street along Central Avenue, featuring DJs, food and beverages. The Parade will roll off at Sunset.
Sunday, June 29: St Pete Pride Festival
What you need to know
The St Pete Pride Festival will be held Sunday, June 29, 2014 in St Pete beginning at 11am and ending at 6pm.
About the St Pete Pride Festival
With more than 300 exhibitors, multiple stages, and attendance of more than 20,000 people, the Festival has something for everyone. There’s exhibits like the HCA Hospital Health & Wellness Pavilion, the St Pete Art Mash and a whole cast of music performers. Admission is free, but donations for support can be given at the information booths at either entrance to the Festival.
Who’s Behind All This?
That would be St Pete Pride, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 2003. Pride is supported primarily through corporate sponsorship, corporate and Foundation grants, site vendors, in- kind support from the City of St Petersburg through services, and you!
Our non-profit status keeps our event FREE for attendees and prices competitively for our vendors!
Where does the revenue go?
Right back to the community! Proceeds from Pride Weekend go directly back into the community through our community grants program, supporting arts and education programs that reach out to the LGBT community of Tampa Bay.
St Pete Pride fosters strong relations with businesses within St Petersburg and other areas events are held. We coordinate and partner closely with the City of St Petersburg, respective chambers of commerce, St Petersburg/Clearwater Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, and the Grand Central District to bring you Pride Weekend!