2018 marks the 40th Anniversary of the Houston LGBT Pride Celebration®, the OFFICIAL Pride of Houston.
THEME: The 40th anniversary is typically known as the «ruby» anniversary so you can imagine the theme we're going for to match the most iconic rubies ever… #slippers #oz
It will again be in DOWNTOWN HOUSTON. City Hall in Downtown was where the event that is widely know as Houston's own «Stonewall» occurred in 1977, as thousands protested against Anita Bryant.
This event is ADMISSION FREE and open to the public to attend/watch and open to the public (no age limit). No tickets are necessary except for the VIP area. There are no tickets necessary for general admission.
For VIP Tickets: pridehouston.org/vip
Remember there is no general admission as it's FREE.
The Houston Pride Festival® and Houston Pride Parade® are at the center of the Celebration with an attendance of over 700,000 people every year from all over the world. Come and join all of the LGBT Community in celebrating who we are as a people and how much more we still need to FIGHT FOR.
OUR SAFETY MEASURES
As a reminder, firearms are not allowed into the festival. Because we take your safety seriously, there will be HPD officers, Private Security Forces and random vehicle searches within the festival.
Read More About Our Commitment: pridehouston.org/celebration/celebration-saftey/
Event Parking: Parking is available at all open downtown garages and lots. Learn more at: bit.ly/1trs81V
Houston Pride FESTIVAL® info:
Starts: 12:00 PM CST
Ends: 7:00 PM CST
View our Festival Map here: bit.ly/2rOeoxc
Cross Streets: McKinney St and Smith St
Houston Pride Festival® Headliner: TBA
Houston Pride PARADE® info:
Starts: 8:30 PM CST
Ends: 11:00 PM CST
View Parade Map Here: bit.ly/2rx7HjK
Begins at Smith and Lamar, Continues down Smith St until Walker where it will make a Right turn, Continues down Walker until Milam St until Jefferson St then turn right.
2018 Parade Presenting Sponsor(s): Bud Light Houston
2018 Sponsors: TBA
2018 Promotions Partners: Austin Pride, Houston Splash & Purple Party (Dalls)
Pride Houston®, its Sponsors and Promotional Partners would like to remind you that if you choose to drink on this day please drink responsibily.
To be a Sponsor of the 4th largest Pride in the USA email [email protected]
For more information visit our NEW site @ pridehouston.org
This event is FREE and open to the public to attend/watch and open to the public (no age limit). No tickets are necessary