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San Francisco Pride Guide 2024

All you need to know about SF’s massive festival and parade (June 29-30) plus tons of other events for Pride
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The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is one of the largest LGBT gatherings in the nation. The two-day celebration is free and open to all. The Parade takes place on the last Sunday of June annually. The 2024 theme is Beacon of Love.

Pride Celebration and Rally
June 29-30, 2024 | 11a-6p
Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco
FREE

Saturday (June 29) headliner is Adore Delano. Sunday (June 30) headliner is Billy Porter.

54th Annual SF Pride Parade and March
Sunday, June 30, 2024 | Starting at 10:30 AM
Market Street from Embarcadero / Beale to 8th Street ending at Civic Center
FREE

The Pride Parade will be on on June 30, 2024. Typically, the parade begins at 10:30am and heads down Market Street from Embarcadero to the Celebration at Civic Center (around 8th). The parade has over 200 contingents and may go on for over 4 hours.

With over 200 parade contingents and exhibitors, and 4-5 different stages (depending on the day), the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade remains the largest gathering of the LGBTQ+ community and allies in the nation.

The Celebrity Grand Marshall is Billy Porter, as well as Sunday’s Main Stage Headline Performer.

2024 Pride Parade Route

53rd Annual SF Pride Parade and March
Sunday, June 25, 2023 | Starting at 10:30 AM
Market Street from Embarcadero / Beale to 8th Street ending at Civic Center
FREE

The Pride Parade will be on on June 25th, beginning at 10:30am and going down Market Street from Embarcadero to the Celebration at Civic Center (around 8th). The parade has over 200 contingents and may go on for over 3 hours.

Other Major 2024 Pride Events

Thanks to the San Francisco Planning Department for their help in compiling this list


Saturday, June 15

San Francisco Pride w/ Free Pride Bandanas for Pets at the SF SPCA (June 15-30)
Saturday, June 15 – 11:00 am - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Pride bandana for your furry friend, while supplies last
| SF SPCA Adoption Center (Mission)
San Francisco Pride w/ Free Pride Bandanas for Pets at the SF SPCA (June 15-30)

Celebrate Pride Month with the SF SPCA! From June 15-June 30, 2024, stop by the SF SPCA adoption center and receive a free Pride bandana* for your furry friend! Show off their pride in style. While you’re there, take a peek at the SF SPCA’s ...

SF’s 1st Annual “World Dog Day” Pawrade & Pet Pawtrait Pawty
SF's 1st Annual "World Dog Day" Pawrade & Pet Pawtrait Pawty
Join us for the World Dog Day Pawrade Celebration in the SF Bay Area—a weekend event that’s all about fun, community, and making a difference. March alongside fellow dog lovers and their furry friends, spreading awareness of International Veterinary Outreach‘s mission to provide global veterinary care ...

Tuesday, June 18

SF Gay Men’s Chorus & SF Symphony’s “All We Need is Love” Concert
Tuesday, June 18 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:00 am | Cost: $20*
*Tickets start at $20
| Davies Symphony Hall
SF Gay Men's Chorus & SF Symphony's "All We Need is Love" Concert
The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus joins the San Francisco Symphony in the ultimate tribute to love songs, All We Need is Love. All We Need is Love Tuesday, June 18, 2024 | 7:30PM Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave, SF Buy Tickets – Tickets start at $20 From ...

Wednesday, June 19

Castro’s Juneteenth Block Party: Lil Nas X Outdoor Screening & Drag Show
Wednesday, June 19 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Castro
Castro's Juneteenth Block Party: Lil Nas X Outdoor Screening & Drag Show
Curtain up and light the lights – and let them be neon in rainbow hues. Hosted by the arts nonprofit Frameline, (www.frameline.org) the San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival (Frameline48) kicks off its 48th edition with a first-of-its-kind outdoor special event and film screening in front ...

Thursday, June 20

SF’s Epic “Drag Me Downtown” Summer Pop Ups (June 2024)
Thursday, June 20 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Third Floor at The Jay Hotel
SF's Epic "Drag Me Downtown" Summer Pop Ups (June 2024)

Back by popular demand, Drag Me Downtown is returning for its second year! This series of fierce pop-up drag shows will take over a new business in downtown San Francisco every Thursday throughout the month of June 2024. Featuring an exciting lineup of Bay Area ...

Friday, June 21

San Francisco Pride w/ Free Pride Bandanas for Pets at the SF SPCA (June 15-30)
Friday, June 21 – 11:00 am - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Pride bandana for your furry friend, while supplies last
| SF SPCA Adoption Center (Mission)
San Francisco Pride w/ Free Pride Bandanas for Pets at the SF SPCA (June 15-30)

Celebrate Pride Month with the SF SPCA! From June 15-June 30, 2024, stop by the SF SPCA adoption center and receive a free Pride bandana* for your furry friend! Show off their pride in style. While you’re there, take a peek at the SF SPCA’s ...

Thursday, June 27

SF’s Epic “Drag Me Downtown” Summer Pop Ups (June 2024)
Thursday, June 27 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | One Market Restaurant
SF's Epic "Drag Me Downtown" Summer Pop Ups (June 2024)

Back by popular demand, Drag Me Downtown is returning for its second year! This series of fierce pop-up drag shows will take over a new business in downtown San Francisco every Thursday throughout the month of June 2024. Featuring an exciting lineup of Bay Area ...

Win Tix: Lady Camden Live at Palace of Fine Arts for Pride Weekend (SF)
Thursday, June 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*WIN
| Palace of Fine Arts
See Lady Camden live for SF Pride Weekend with Baloney – San Francisco’s first and only gay all-male revue on Thursday, June 27! Lady Camden is a whirlwind of sequins and sass, she sashays through the world with a blend of elegance and audacity that leaves ...

Friday, June 28

Win Tix: RuPaul’s Drag Race Legend “Alaska” Live at Palace of Fine Arts (SF)
Friday, June 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*WIN
| Palace of Fine Arts
See RuPaul’s Drag Race Legend “Alaska” live for SF Pride Weekend on Friday, June 28! Alaska, the ethereal drag legend known for her cosmic allure and razor-sharp wit, has captivated audiences worldwide with her mesmerizing performances. From winning the second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All ...
San Francisco’s Annual Trans March + Festival 2024
Friday, June 28 – 11:00 am - Ends at 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
San Francisco's Annual Trans March + Festival 2024

San Francisco’s annual Trans March returns on June 28, 2024. Please note, the times and event details are not yet available for the 2024 March, as of May 3, 2024. 2024 details have yet to be announced, but here’s what happened in 2023: 2023 Trans ...

4.1 Mile Laser Rainbow Flag Returns to SF & Grand Lighting Ceremony (June 28-30)
Friday, June 28 – 9:00 pm - Ends at 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Ferry Building
4.1 Mile Laser Rainbow Flag Returns to SF & Grand Lighting Ceremony (June 28-30)

 The world’s largest rainbow pride flag made up of massive laser space cannons will again flood San Francisco’s Market Street on Friday, June 28, 2024 and will continue for three nights, ending Sunday. Called WELCOME (#WelcomeSF), the 4.1-mile installation by arts nonprofit Illuminate debuted in 2022 to great ...

Saturday, June 29

Win Tix: Drag Superstar “Shea Couleé” Live at Palace of Fine Arts (SF)
Saturday, June 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*WIN
| Palace of Fine Arts
See drag superstar Shea Couleé  live for SF Pride Weekend with Reparations on Saturday, June 29! Shea Couleé, the vibrant and unstoppable force of drag brilliance, captivates stages worldwide with her electrifying performances. Crowned the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 5 and a ...
2024 San Francisco Pride Festival (June 29-30)
Saturday, June 29 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are requested
| Civic Center Plaza
2024 San Francisco Pride Festival (June 29-30)

The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is one of the largest LGBT gatherings in the nation. The two-day celebration is free and open to all. The Parade takes place on the last Sunday of June annually. The 2024 theme is Beacon of Love. ...

‘Kindred’ Artist Talk (SF)
Saturday, June 29 – 3:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 2358MRKT
'Kindred' Artist Talk (SF)
‘Kindred’ Expresses the lovely friendship, respect, and supportiveness artists Joseph Abbati, Don Hershman, and Yunus Chkirate have for each other and their community. This exhibition encapsulates three mid-career queer artists as they express their unique artistic vision of who they are, their experiences, and the connections ...
Massive 4.1 Mile Laser Rainbow Flag Returns to SF (June 28-30)
Saturday, June 29 – 9:00 pm - Ends at 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Ferry Building
Massive 4.1 Mile Laser Rainbow Flag Returns to SF (June 28-30)

 The world’s largest rainbow pride flag made up of massive laser space cannons will again flood San Francisco’s Market Street on Friday, June 28, 2024 and will continue for three nights, ending Sunday. Called WELCOME (#WelcomeSF), the 4.1-mile installation by arts nonprofit Illuminate debuted in 2022 to great ...

Sunday, June 30

2024 San Francisco Pride Parade
Sunday, June 30 – 10:30 am - Ends at 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Market Street
2024 San Francisco Pride Parade

The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is one of the largest LGBT gatherings in the nation. The two-day celebration is free and open to all. The Parade takes place on the last Sunday of June annually. The 2024 theme is Beacon of Love. ...

2024 San Francisco Pride Festival (Civic Center)
Sunday, June 30 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a donations appreciated
| Civic Center Plaza
2024 San Francisco Pride Festival (Civic Center)

The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is one of the largest LGBT gatherings in the nation. The two-day celebration is free and open to all. The Parade takes place on the last Sunday of June annually. The 2024 theme is Beacon of Love. ...

Massive 4.1 Mile Laser Rainbow Flag Returns to SF (June 28-30)
Sunday, June 30 – 9:00 pm - Ends at 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Ferry Building
Massive 4.1 Mile Laser Rainbow Flag Returns to SF (June 28-30)

 The world’s largest rainbow pride flag made up of massive laser space cannons will again flood San Francisco’s Market Street on Friday, June 28, 2024 and will continue for three nights, ending Sunday. Called WELCOME (#WelcomeSF), the 4.1-mile installation by arts nonprofit Illuminate debuted in 2022 to great ...

Sunday, July 28

2024 “Up Your Alley / Dore Alley” Street Fair & Fetish Festival (SF)
Sunday, July 28 – 11:00 am - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are requested.
| Dore Alley
2024 "Up Your Alley / Dore Alley" Street Fair & Fetish Festival (SF)
This is no indie hipster fair with hand-knit scarves and folk music… If rubber, sportswear, biker gear, punks, or any variety of built, hairy men turns you on, then they’ve got it. In their own words, you won’t find a filthier event in the States. Up ...