The 22nd Annual Fresno Rainbow Pride Parade & Festival takes place THIS SATURDAY, June 2nd in the Tower District. The Parade, which starts at the corner of Palm & Olive and moves East down Olive Avenue, starts at 10AM. The Festival, with a $5 entrance fee, starts at 11AM and runs until 3PM.
To those making the trek to see the biggest LGBT event of the year in Fresno, remember that Olive Avenue will be closed in that area after 9AM.
The festival includes a multitude of vendor and food booths, as well as a bounce house and other activities for families and children. There will be a dance tent and dance floor, as well as an extensive list of entertainment in the entertainment tent. Beer and food will also be available at the festival.
Gay Central Valley will be marching in the parade and will also have 3 booths at the Pride Festival. Please stop by and see us. We have lots of new merchandise this year for sale, games to play, information about the Fresno LGBT Community Center, tickets to "The Laramie Project - 10 Years Later" on June 16th and 17th, plus information about our 2012 Fireworks Stand and the NOH8 Open Photo Shoot we're sponsoring on July 13th.
Don't miss the biggest LGBT event of the year. Also, there's always work to be done to make Pride come off without a hitch. Feel free to find Jeff or Kirk at the Festival to inquire how you can volunteer to help make this year's event another great success.