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Well here it is once again San Diego Pride and there is a reason why America's Finest City boasts one of the biggest Pride celebrations in the country, just look at everything there is to do. Of course, you have the formal Pride events such as the Spirit of Stonewall Rally, the Parade, and the Music Festival, but there is so much more to the weekend and we don't want you to miss a single thing.
So bookmark this handy-dandy guide on your smartphone and you'll have everything you need to enjoy the weekend. We have even included a map.
Click on all the links below to find out more information.
Pride of Hillcrest Block Party
Get ready San Diego, the Pride of Hillcrest Block Party is back, and this year it's a free event. The celebration is presented by Effen Vodka and San Diego County Credit Union and is inclusive adhering to the theme: Free to be me.” This will kick off San Diego Pride immediately following the Spirit of Stonewall Rally on Friday, July 12, from 2 pm until 11 pm at the Pride Plaza.
San Diego Pride Parade
San Diego Pride Parade draws more people than Comic-Con each year and generates millions of dollars to the local economy. The parade sees an estimated 200,000 people; Comic-Con, 135,000. This year the parade starts on Saturday, July 13.
Pride Music Festival
Following the Pride parade at noon on Saturday, crowds will make their way to the festival in Balboa Park to enjoy entertainment across four stages with 40,000 fellow Pride-goers. It's the Pride Music Festival and this year iconic rocker Melissa Etheridge is headlining along with many other number-one artists including King Princess, Snow Tha Product, and more.
LE Parties events (throughout the weekend):
Plunge into Pride weekend 2019 with the many exciting events LE Parties has in store for you in San Diego this July. LE Parties out-do themselves every year and set the mood for Pride. This year, they are pulling out all the stops with a perfect venue and some great special guests.
LE Parties' host hotel is DoubleTree by Hilton Mission Valley. It's all about the pool, and it's only a trolley stop or rideshare away.
UNITE! Music Festival (throughout the weekend):
UNITE! Music Festival is pulling out all the stops to start Pride weekend with a BANG and unleashing DJ Eddie Martinez for its weekend opener Neon. Then get into their signature party OVERDRIVE and close out the weekend with Industry Day Post Pride Pool Party at the DoubleTree Mission Valley.
Porto Vista Hotel
The Porto Vista Hotel has always been one of the gems of San Diego. It's a place for the community to spend some time, have some drinks and socialize to kick off your Pride weekend on Friday, July, 12 at Top of the Bay. Not only is this a great place to plan your upcoming Pride weekend itinerary, but you can also do so with hot go-go dancers, with music mixed by DJ Rick Betta Betta and a $5 unicorn drink special!
Also, their onsite restaurant, GlassDoor, is a great place for views, mimosas and brunch classics to fuel up on before hitting all the Pride events!
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Hale Media wishes everyone a happy and safe Pride!