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Attend a Gay Pride Event
Top five gay pride events.
Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade
early to mid April Miami, Florida
Famous for a long and large festival celebrating pride and attracting over 100,000 people each year, the Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade, one of the main Gay events taking place in the USA and a popular event now for over 5 years, showcases the amazing and hitherto unheralded beauty, strength, unity, talent, and creativity of the gay community in Miami.
end May - early June Washington DC
The fourth-largest gay pride event in the country, Capital Pride events and the Capital Pride Festival is a nine-day celebration of diversity, cultural achievement, civil rights issues and entertainment by and for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals, families, and friends. Capital Pride celebrates the uniqueness of all who participate in the annual celebration.
Boston Gay Pride
early June Boston., Massachusetts
Famous as a large festival celebrating gay pride and attracting over 50,000 people each year, one of the top 15 Gay Pride events in the USA, an event that has lasted for more than 43 years – the Boston Gay Pride Parade entertains a host of revelers enjoying a whole banquet of fun from food to politics.
NYC Pride March
mid June Fifth Avenue – New York, New York
Culminating the week of Gay Pride, celebrating the freedom and rights of the gay community achieved since the Stonewall Riots of 1969 with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered events, New York City completes the week of celebrations with the famous NYC Pride March down Fifth Avenue with more than a million spectators lining the route. This event, one of the top 10 gay pride events in the USA is recognized as one of the world’s best Gay Pride celebrations.
San Francisco Gay Pride
late June San Francisco, California
Recognized as one of the world’s best Gay Pride celebrations, and one of the Top 15 Gay Pride Events in the USA with over 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and more than 20 stages and venues, the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest LGBT gathering in the USA. Taking place where Harvey Milk once stood and addressed Pride-goers more than thirty years ago, the current San Francisco Gay Pride ceremonies are now said to be "one of the last remaining pride events that can truly be called a rite of passage".