Houston Pride Festival

Get those rainbow flags ready — Houston’s GLBT community is celebrating 30 years of community pride this weekend. First, there’s an all-day festival with two stages offering non-stop entertainment, an “oasis” (read: cool zone), and plenty of food. (It’s family-oriented, so you can bring the kids.) After the festival, there’s a parade (the largest nighttime parade in the south). Expect a big crowd, and we mean big — more than 150,000 folks are expected to line the route to watch the fun, and you can be sure they will all look fabulous. The festival is from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Westheimer at Yoakum. The parade kicks off at 8:45 p.m. and rambles up Westheimer from Dunlavy to Crocker. For information and a complete schedule of events, call 713-529-6979 or visit www.pride-houston.org. Both events are free.
Sat., June 28, 11 a.m., 2008
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