Pride on Parade 2014 & Pride Block Party

When:
October 11, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Where:
4th Avenue, Tucson
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Tucson Pride
520-622-3200
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The Board of Directors of TLGA/Tucson Pride, with it’s partners the North 4th Avenue Merchants Association and Sky Bar, in conjunction with the City of Tucson, are very proud to announce the return of Tucson’s only official LGBT Pride parade, “Pride on Parade”, to 4th Avenue. After a four year absence due to Streetcar construction, Tucson’s LGBT and allied community will once again march on it’s traditional route on Saturday, October 11th at 6pm. The Parade, founded in 2000, has most years taken place on 4th Avenue. “We’ve always felt that the Gay Pride Parade belonged on 4th Avenue” says Kurt Tallis, Events & Marketing Director for the 4th Avenue Merchants Association, “We’re excited to have the Parade back”. The 2014 “Pride on Parade” will take place one week before Tucson’s LGBT Pride event, “Pride in the Desert” which will take place at it’s new home, Kino Sports Complex, on Saturday, October 18th.The parade is scheduled to take place from 6 to 7pm followed by Tucson Pride’s traditional free block party from 7 till 9pm which will feature local entertainers. This year TLGA/Tucson Pride has partnered with “Sky Bar” to produce the block party which will be held on 5th Street between 4th Avenue and the alley and in the “Sky Bar” parking lot. Tucson Pride will be announcing both the entertainment line-up for the block party and it’s 2014 Grand Marshall at a future date. More information can be found on Tucson Pride’s website athttp://tucsonpride.org/. Please note: in regards religious observance, sunset on Saturday, October 11 is at 5:56pm.

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2 responses to “Pride on Parade 2014 & Pride Block Party

  1. Much longer parade than I’ve ever remembered for this Pride Parade. Lots of enthusiastic people watching the parade proceed along 4th Avenue, with Grand Marshall Daniel Hernandez Jr., followed by LD 9 House Rep. Victoria Steele and LD 2 House Rep. Demion Clinco, and later candidate Dr. Randy Friese for LD 9 House. Parade ended with the AIDS Red Ribbon.

  2. Daniel Hernandez Jr. , hero of the 1/8/11 Tucson Tragedy and author of “They Call Me A Hero” autobiography is this year’s Grand Marshall of the Pride Parade.

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