San Diego Pride Weekend

Today marks the beginning of Pride in San Diego, a weekend full of acceptance and tolerance, fun, and of course, fabulous fashion. The LGBT community has come very far in recent years, and continues to make strives towards equality. What started from a yard sale and a potluck in 1974 has turned into a huge celebration in the San Diego community, garnering nearly 200,000 people from all over. This high attendance over the Pride weekend has been lucrative for our local economy with the continued support and participation from local businesses. We will be there this year, celebrating and enjoying the diversity that is Pride, so check back next week for photos, blogs and a round-up about this years San Diego Pride.

Event Details:
Grand Marshals: Brad & George Takei and La Toya Jackson.
Spirit of Stonewall Rally: Friday, July 12th 6pm, at University & Normal
Parade: Saturday, July 13th 11a-2pm, starting at University & Normal
Festival: Saturday & Sunday, 12-10p & 11a-8p respectively, at Marston Point (Balboa Park)

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Vanessa Turkeltaub
Vanessa Turkeltaub has been with Blue Book Publishers for over 5 years and has written over one-hundred La Jolla related articles. She enjoys going to concerts, art, fashion, and is a self-described foodie. Follow her blogs to find out about new La Jolla businesses, events, giveaways, and much more!

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