Pride parade is one of Washington D.C.’s liveliest and favorite festival where thousands come together to celebrate the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community.
The Parade traveled 1.5 miles through Dupont Circle and 17th Street and ended in the Logan Circle neighborhood. However, the parade took a slight turn when protesters decided to crash its route. The Parade included more than 180 contingents–floats, vehicles, walkers, entertainment–consisting of local businesses, Capital Pride Heroes and Engendered Spirit awardees, politicians, community groups, drag queens, dogs, and much more.
Capital Pride Parade Details:
Date: Saturday, June 10th, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Starting Location: 22nd & P Streets, NW, Washington, DC
Metro: Red Line (Dupont Circle – Q Street Exit)
Ending Location: 14th & R Streets, NW, Washington, DC
Metro: Green Line (U Street/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo – 13th Street Exit)
Here is our photo recap of the Capital Pride Parade!
- Have a meeting point if you’re traveling in a group.
- Try using a different metro station. Police officers at DuPont Circle Metro Station were only letting people in by groups at a time due to overcrowding. We walked 7 minutes to Farragut North.
- Use sunscreen
- Drink lots of water
- Show some love and spirit!