Denver PrideFest Parade participants march from Cheesman Park to Civic Center Park Sunday morning

DENVER - The Denver PrideFest Parade was held this morning at Cheesman Park.

Participants marched along Colfax Avenue to Civic Center Park.

The parade was followed by the Pride Rally at noon in the Greek Amphitheatre in Civic Center Park.

Sunday is the final day of the annual celebration and lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual pride. The festival is now in its 39th year.

The celebration attracts an average of 325,000 people, making it the third-largest gay pride event in the county, according to organizers.

The festival features live entertainment and more than 250 vendors and merchants offering arts, crafts, food and more.  Even the Aurora Police Department has a booth.

 

 

 

"With resources for families, youth and transgender audiences, the mission of PrideFest is to create a fun, safe and empowering space to celebrate and promote the heritage and culture of the LGBT and allied community in Colorado," organizers stated.

The festival continues from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, including parking, live entertainment schedule, and festival rules click here: http://www.glbtcolorado.org/pridefest/

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