San Francisco is known for its famous sight seeing attractions, festivals and entertainment. This year's annual Gay Pride Celebration and Parade is a perfect example of a San Francisco festivity at its finest. This year marks the 39th anniversary of a celebration of equality and community known throughout the world. The parade is organized by the San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Celebration Committee whose mission is to educate the world, commemorate the heritage of the LGBT community, celebrate the LGBT culture and liberate people of the LGBT community.
This year's parade will take place June 27-28 and begins at noon on Saturday in the Civic Center Plaza. The parade will be held on Sunday and begins at 10:30am on Market Street and runs west from Beale Street to 8th Street.
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The theme of this year's pride celebration is "In Order To Form a More Perfect Union..." and will focus extensively on LGBT marriage equality.
As one of San Francisco's largest community events the Gay Pride Celebration and Parade hosts a parade with over 200 participants, 300 exhibitors and more than a dozen stages and venues. This celebration is free to the public and is a great way for any San Francisco tourists to experience one of the aspects that makes San Francisco so unique. For more information regarding the celebration please visit www.sfpride.org.