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Handpicked Best Pride Parades Around the World 2024

Last Updated: May 27, 2024

Last Updated: May 27, 2024

If you’ve ever experienced the excitement of marching alongside a rainbow sea of happy celebrants, there’s nothing quite like the charm of a Pride parade.🥹 The acceptance, unity, diversity, and grandeur of LGBT pride celebrations in the USA and worldwide are simply heartwarming to witness at this age!  

After successful fights, here we are, holding hands with pride in our eyes!✨ Countries go over the top for parades with floats, performances, fetes, and festivals to show support and become the voice of the LGBTQIA+ community.🏳️‍🌈 For you to experience Pride Month at its peak, here’s a handpicked best Pride parades around the world!    

1) 53rd annual Chicago Pride Parade

The fight for LGBTQIA+ rights was long, but its celebration should be longer!🌈 With the same theory, Chicago celebrates its 53rd Annual Chicago Pride Parade 2024 this Pride Month. Tens of thousands crowd the route, making it the largest pride parade in the country. It’s a celebration of LGBTQIA+ diversity that unites allies and communities, featuring group performances, a marching band, celebratory floats, extraordinarily decorated vehicles, and many on foot; almost 125 entries🤩!

  • Parade Route: A 21-block extravaganza steps off from Montrose and Broadway and will travel south on Broadway, south on Halsted, east on Belmont, south on Broadway, and east on Diversey to Cannon Drive.
  • Theme: Pride is Power

🗓️ 30th June 2024

📍 Boystown, Chicago, United States

2) NYC Pride March

New York speaks its truth, but while showing support for the LGBTQIA+ community, it screams, dances, and celebrates it!💃 The 30th Annual LGBTQIA+ NYC Pride March 2024 started as a civil rights demonstration but now continues to be a victory march filled with amazing performances and communities and allies supporting the month of June! It includes over 700 groups and a million spectators👀 who love watching it yearly! It is one of the best pride parades around the world every year.

  • Parade Route: It kicks off at 25th Street and 5th Avenue, then proceeds south on 5th Avenue before heading west on 8th Street. After crossing over 6th Avenue, it continues on Christopher Street. It then turns north on 7th Avenue, passing the New York City AIDS Memorial, before ending at 16th Street and 7th Avenue.
  • Theme: Reflect. Empower. Unite.

🗓️ 30th June 2024

📍 25th Street, 5th Avenue, New York, United States

3) Victoria Pride Parade

To celebrate diversity wholeheartedly, people in Victoria spray the streets with colors and enthusiasm! The Victoria Pride Parade 2024 is a source for LGBTQIA+ communities to witness immense support from other communities and allies!🫂 Pride Month in Victoria is a chance to spread love, diversity, and pride! The dancers and artists swirl through the streets in a stunning exhibition of self-expression while floats buzz with music. The march provides an opportunity to raise a collective voice for acceptance and equality and powerful stories.😌

🗓️ 7th July 2024

📍 Qv Cafe & Bakery, Victoria, Canada

4) Memphis Pride Fest | Festival and Parade

A unique fiesta is about to begin! Attracting an enormous audience, the Memphis Pride Parade 2024 promises an unparalleled performance. The event features over 110 dazzling units and more than 2,500 participants.🤯 You’ll see everyone from lively church groups and dynamic performing arts troupes to fascinating museums and spirited high school and college contingents. Even big-name corporate brands join the fun.

  • Parade Route: The Parade Steps off at 4th and Beale and makes its way through the historic Beale Street Entertainment District. 

🗓️ 30th July 2024

📍 Robert Church Park, Memphis, United States

5) Indy Pride Parade

The streets start roaring as pride month brings the Indy Pride Parade 2024 with colorful floats, performers, and community organizations who portray the essence of pride and acceptance! With an astounding 140 floats, cars, and walking groups, this year’s parade promises to be a two-hour show of sheer happiness and celebration.🌈 Considered to be the biggest parade in Indianapolis, it ensures equality and justice as it celebrates pride! 

🗓️ 8th June 2024

📍 748 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, United States

6) Buffalo Pride Parade

Free and open where hundreds of people from the LGBTQIA+ community and allies come together to celebrate Pride Month with the Buffalo Pride Parade 2024. The spectacle is popular and a delight to witness. With colorful floats, wildly creative attires,👢 and extravagant performances, it is the parade of the year! Pick fabulous outfits that match the theme, participate and perform, or be a spectator and enjoy the parade! 

  • Parade Route: The parade begins on Elmwood at Forest Avenue and continues south down Elmwood for two miles, concluding at Allen Street.
  • Theme: Now’s the time to celebrate, to march, to act.

🗓️ 2nd June 2024

📍 SUNY Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, United States

7) Nashville Pride Parade

Welcoming Pride Month with open arms, the Nashville Pride Parade 2024 is the epitome of diversity and the unwavering spirit of the LGBTQ+ community. Over 150 participating groups march the parade with dazzling floats and performances, plus the guest appearances surprise them all! 😮Stay tuned for the post-parade festivities with good food, live music performances, and many Public Square park activities for everyone. 

  • Parade Route: Downtown Nashville, beginning at Broadway and 8th Avenue and winding its way through the heart of the city

🗓️ 22nd June 2024

📍 Downtown Nashville, Nashville, United States

8) Seattle Pride Parade

With a big applause and pride, it’s the Golden Jubilee of the Seattle Pride Parade this 2024! This LGBTQIA+ reunion is free every year for the community to come together, have fun, spread awareness of their issues, and scream for equal rights and mutual respect!🤝 The parade route comprises three major stages, two alcohol gardens🍺, food trucks (a lot of them), and various seating areas! Celebrate, dance, and go insane with the parade, celebrating diversity and pride!

  • Parade Route: The Parade route will again run downtown Seattle along 4th Ave, between Pike St and Denny Way.
  • Theme: NOW!

🗓️ 30th June 2024

📍 Downtown Seattle along 4th Ave, 401 Pine Street, Seattle, United States

9) Houston’s New Faces of Pride Festival and Parade

Initiated for the welfare and well-being of the LGBTQIA+ community, Houston’s New Faces of Pride Festival and Parade 2024 is a gem that knows how to have fun but also shows compassion and unity for the community! You can expect top-notch performances by artists, 350 festival vendors, and thousands cheering📣 with electric energy! This year’s parade pats on the back of everyone for a progressive mindset and embraces change and the spirit of unity and acceptability. Any funds raised from the parade are shared with community non-profits. 

  • Theme: Rainbow Revolution 

🗓️ 22nd June 2024

📍 Downtown Houston, 901 Bagby St, Houston, United States

10) The Queens Pride Parade

New York is throwing two parades this Pride Month; the other one that steals the spotlight is the Queens Pride Parade 2024, the second largest and oldest pride parade in The Big Apple! 👑Founded in 1993, it celebrates its 32nd anniversary this year with all pride and unity running through the streets. The colorful parade walks down the street in Jackson Heights every first Sunday in June! Be a part of hundreds and show your support! 🌈

🗓️ 2nd June 2024

📍37th Avenue & 89th Street, Jackson Heights, United States

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