San Diego LGBT Pride Parade

Pride and Joy

By William Lopez

Featuring nearly 200 floats and other contingents, San Diego's Pride Parade marches through Uptown San Diego on Saturday, July 18, setting the pace for a two-day music festival celebrating diversity and equality for all people around the world. The procession will run along University and Sixth Avenues in Hillcrest beginning at 11:00 a.m., and everyone is welcome.

This year's theme, "Liberty and Justice for All," commemorates the growing acceptance of the LGBT community and how San Diego's Pride Parade has been at the forefront of this progress. Over the years, attendance has broadened, making Pride one of San Diego's biggest events, with more than...