2016 marks 38 years of the Houston LGBT Pride Celebration®, the OFFICIAL Pride of Houston.
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 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.
The Houston Pride Festival® Begins at 12PM
Rise up. Be seen and heard, because today we celebrate love!
Entertainer Line Up:
12:30PM: Amanda Solis – Selena… In Our Hearts & Now at Pride Houston
1:15PM: Pride Superstar Finalists – Home Grown Talent
2:00PM: Lyric Michelle – Hip Hop poetry with a Southern Charm
3:00PM: Wrestlers – New Age Fun, with a Vintage Feel
4:10PM: Christina Edwards Wells – Pride Superstar® 2016 Winner!
4:30PM: Pearl – Finalist of RuPaul’s Drag Race
The Houston Pride Parade® Begins at 8:30PM
Bring your #glowsticks or flashlights, and shine your light to the world!
Honorary Grand Marshal Imran Yousuf will be present, along with a rainbow flag honoring the Orlando victims. The parade begins at 8:30PM, and concludes around 11:00PM.
Parade Route is as follows: Begins at Smith and Lamar, continues down Smith St. until Walker where it will make a right turn, continues down Walker until Milam St., continues down Milam until Jefferson St.
Parking is available at all open downtown garages and lots. Learn more at: http://bit.ly/1trs81V