Best time to go to Seattle

Seattle Pride 2019

Celebrate LGBT Pride at one of the longest-running festivals of its kind in America

Seattle Pride in Seattle 2019 - Best Time
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Bobby Arispe Jr.

Since 1974, every summer Seattle’s LGBT community honour the city’s first Gay Pride Week. Back in 1969, Stonewall was the first event in the region empowering the gay community to came out of its collective closet.

Seattle Pride in Seattle - Best Season 2019
Best time for Seattle Pride in Seattle 2019

There are many events during the Seattle Pride, but the main highlights are Pride Parade and PrideFest, which take place on the last Sunday in June. The parade starts at 11 a.m. and it goes along 4th Avenue in Downtown Seattle for a few hours. The joyful procession features floats, music bands, and hundreds of participants in vivid costumes.

Best time to see Seattle Pride in Seattle 2019
Best time for Seattle Pride 2019

The parade is followed by the festival which lasts until 8 p.m. this event takes place at Seattle Center. About 50,000 people attend the festival with 100 performers on five stages and hundreds of vendors.