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Friday, May 31, 2019

Your Guide to the Pride in the CLE Parade and Celebration This Weekend

Posted By on Fri, May 31, 2019 at 11:05 AM

click to enlarge PHOTO BY EMANUEL WALLACE
  • Photo by Emanuel Wallace
Pride in the CLE returns through the weekend to celebrate all people, regardless of sexual orientation.

Cleveland's only Pride event (in year's past there had been two separate Pride weeks leading to confusion), the free downtown parade/march festivities kick off Saturday.



The big parade route leaves at noon from the staging area at Front Ave. and West 9th St. and ends with a big celebration on Public Square. See the map below:
click to enlarge MAP VIA THE LGBT CLEVELAND COMMUNITY CENTER
  • Map via the LGBT Cleveland Community Center

Following the parade expect performances from local DJs and Glee's own Alex Newell. Fan favorite Nina West of RuPaul’s Drag Race and WKYC Meteorologist Michael Estime are set to host the day's festivities through 6 p.m.

But wait, there's more. The official free Pride in the CLE kickoff party runs tonight in the Flats East Bank at 7 p.m. And then the official parade after party, which celebrates 50 years since Stonewall, starts at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Burnham at The Hilton Downtown. Find out more about that right here. Pride in the CLE is put on by Cleveland Pride, Inc. and the LGBT Cleveland Community Center.

For a refresher on what went down at last year's Pride in the CLE festival, check out photos right here.

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