Sacramento Pride 2013

20130602-190335.jpgThe Pride Parade will kick off the day’s events at 11am with over 70 Parade entries including the Wells Fargo Stage Coach, PG&E, SMUD, Sacramento Police and Fire representatives and many more.  This year’s Parade Grand Marshals are: Councilmember Steve Hanson, the first openly gay person elected to Sacramento City Council, Brandi Glanville, Sacramento Native, LGBT Activist, Best Selling Author and Star of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, and riding in the Wells Fargo Stage Coach are honorees from Courage to Stand (A Gala put on by the LGBT Community Center honoring LGBT military service members) Anne Metcalf, Matthew Amerson and Jennifer Hatton.
The Pride Festival will take over Capitol Mall with over 200 booths, 2 stages, dance tent, kids zone, art zone and much more.  The Capitol City Stage will feature Frenchie Davis, Finalist from the VOICE & American Idol, Broadway Star and Grammy Nominee.  Other acts are Kevin Mikal, Shangela and Morgan McMichaels RuPaul’s Drag Race Stars, Tyler Rich and a performance from Hedwig and The Angry Inch.    The River City Stage will feature performances from various local musicians.
WHERE:  Parade – Starts on N and 3rd Street, Ends on 10th and N Street
Festival- Capitol Mall between 4th and 7th Street
WHEN:                 Saturday, June 15
                              Parade – starts at 11am
                              Festival – 11am – 5pm
Tickets:               Tickets are available online at https://sacramentopride.ticketbud.com/tickets
                              $10.00 online at $10.00 at the door
 
 
ABOUT:          Sacramento Pride is more than just a great parade and festival, however.  It is produced by the Sacramento LGBT Community Center and is the largest source of funding for the Center’s programs and services.  The Center provides unique services for at-risk youth, a free weekly legal clinic, HIV/AIDS prevention and support services, transgender support, and numerous discussion groups and other activities for LGBT adults.  The Center is a 501c(3) charitable organization – http://www.saccenter.org/
 Or you can visit their site here

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