Philly Pride Parade & Festival

Philly’s LGBT Pride Parade and Festival brings more than 25,000 participators to Philadelphia for a parade through the heart of the Gayborhood to old city passing Independence Hall and ending with a fun-filled festival at Penn’s Landing.

Parade-watching is free, but admission to the fest is $15. Tip: Purchase festival wristbands for a discounted price of $10 at the Friday Kick-Off Block Party from 6 to 10 p.m. at 12th Street between Walnut and Spruce streets.

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