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San Antonio to host first-ever Pride Month river parade in mid-June

SAN ANTONIO – This year, Pride is hitting the San Antonio River to “promote the city’s inclusion, encouragement and support of the LGBTQ+ community to live openly with equal rights.”

This year’s Pride Month will function the first-ever Bud Light Pride River Parade by Visit San Antonio on June 18.

The celebration will carry group members collectively on the historic La Villita district, the River Walk space downtown and native museum attain, in accordance to Visit San Antonio.

The day’s festivities will begin with the Celebration at La Villita from midday to 5 p.m., which is able to function native artisans and makers in addition to meals and leisure. There can be reside on-stage leisure from DJs, bands, impersonators and dancers on the Arneson River Theatre.

The occasion will culminate with two showings of the parade which is able to function greater than 17 colourful river barges every.

This year’s Pride Month will function the first-ever Bud Light Pride River Parade by Visit San Antonio on June 18.

The first displaying at 4 p.m. can be alongside the downtown attain of the River Walk. An encore presentation can be alongside the River Walk Museum Reach at 7 p.m., Visit San Antonio stated.

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The Bud Light Pride River is predicted to be the biggest Pride parade on a river wherever in the U.S., in accordance to Visit San Antonio.

The schedule for the June 18 festivities are as follows:

  • Noon to 5 p.m. – Celebration at La Villita

  • 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Pride River Parade at River Walk Downtown Reach

  • 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Pride River Parade at River Walk Museum Reach

Marc Anderson, president and CEO of Visit San Antonio, issued the next assertion to KSAT on June 13:

“Visit San Antonio, as it does for all River Walk parades, is working closely with SAPD to ensure a safe environment for all Bud Light Pride River Parade & Celebration attendees this Saturday. We welcome the local community to celebrate and enjoy themselves in this spirit of Pride that will be at the iconic San Antonio River Walk for the first time this June 18. We are grateful for the warm reception from the city to this first Pride River Parade that has sold out all parade floats and brought dozens of local organizations to participate in the Celebration at La Villita. Visit San Antonio looks forward to a positive and joyous Bud Light Pride River Parade for all attendees.”

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