Palm Springs Pride 2018: Youth Power for Change

Palm Springs Pride 2018: Youth Power for Change

Description

Youth Power for Change is the theme for this year's Palm Springs Pride . Downtown Palm Springs is the setting for a vibrant, pedestrian friendly Pride Festival, unique to Southern California. A diverse array of artists, entertainers, multiple beverage gardens and purveyors of all sorts including, jewelry, snacks and sweets. Add all that to great shopping restaurants, clubs and entertainment venues located along world-famous Palm Canyon Drive and the result is like no place else – Palm Springs Pride.

Pride Events:

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - George Zander Candlelight Vigil

6:00 - 7:00 PM - Gather at 160 La Plaza at Grand Central. 

Join Palm Springs Pride for the 3rd annual event to reflect, remember, and stand up against hate violence around the world.

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Dip Into  Pride - Hotel Zoso

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM -The Spirit of Stonewall Street Party -  Arenas Rd from Calle Encilia to Indian Canyon - Free

 

Saturday, November 3, 2018

8:00 AM - Palm Springs Pride Run and Walk 5K 

The run and walk starts on West Chino Drive at Belardo Road, behind the Corridor Shops. 

11:00 AM - 8:00PM - Pride Festival

Between Palm Canyon Dr. and N. Museum Dr. in the new Downtown development space.

11:00 AM to  8:00 PM  - Between Palm Canyon Dr. and N. Museum Dr. in the new Downtown development space.

11:00 AM to 11:00 PM - Arenas Rd from Calle Encilia to Indian Canyon  (6:00 PM -11:00 PM, Arenas Rd. Block Party

The unique pride festival is the largest LGBT gathering in the Coachella Valley.  Beautiful downtown Palm Springs will serve as the gathering spot for friends, family and visitors from around the world to celebrate the diversity and unity of our community. The festival includes music stages, cutting edge DJ stages, dancing in the streets, food vendors, exhibitors and non-profit organizations. 

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Dyke March Picnic, Rally, March - Ruth Hardy Park (Palm Canyon Ave and Vista Chino)

Picnic, Dancing, Games, Speakers and the 4th Annual Dyke March. It will step off at 4:00 PM.   

6:00 PM to 11:00 PM  - Arenas Rd. Block Party ’18 - Arenas Road and Indian Canyon

A fun night of Pop, Drag, and DJ performances.

7:00 PM to 11:00 PM - L Fund Women - Hotel Zoso

Dance the night away with  DJ TLA Storm 

 

Sunday, November 4, 2018

10:00 AM  to 12:00PM - Pride Parade

Palm Springs Pride Parade steps off in the Uptown Design District at Tachevah and Palm Canyon Dr. and travels south through downtown ending at the entrance to the Pride Festival at Museum Way.

The Transgender Equality March will be taking place at the same time and is part of the Pride Parade.

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Pride Festival 

Between Palm Canyon Dr. and N. Museum Dr. in the new Downtown development space and Arenas Rd from Calle Encilia to Indian Canyon.

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Lesbo Expo

Following the Pride Parade join us at Alibi (formerly Azul) Palm Springs 369 N. Palm Canyon.