By Rachel Cooper. The event brings together national and local LGBT organizations with more than 50 diverse educational and entertainment events. The highlights include a street festival and parade that are open to the public. Capital Pride is produced by the Capital Pride Alliance, a non-profit entity incorporated in the District of Columbia with the sole purpose of supporting, planning, implementing and assessing the annual Capital Pride events and related activities throughout the year. Looking for a place to stay near all of the festivities? More details to be announced.
Capital Pride 2017: Washington, DC
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Bobby Arispe Jr. Back in , Stonewall was the first event in the region empowering the gay community to came out of its collective closet. The parade starts at 11 a. The joyful procession features floats, music bands, and hundreds of participants in vivid costumes. The parade is followed by the festival which lasts until 8 p. About 50, people attend the festival with performers on five stages and hundreds of vendors. My Wishlist Sign In.
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From team sports to all night dance parties, check out our ultimate list of annual events that cater to the community. Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend Leather lovers from across the region descend on DC for this weekend — now in its fourth decade — featuring themed dance parties, brunches and the enduring Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather contest. Pride Nights at Signature Theatre Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia — just across the Potomac River — stages a number of cutting-edge performance throughout its season.