The Capital Pride Alliance, through its stewardship of diverse programming and events, specifically year-round LGBTQ+ Pride festivities centered in Washington, DC and the National Capital Region, serves to celebrate, educate, support, and inspire our multi-faceted communities in order to grow and preserve our history and protect our rights for current and future generations. Almost 30 years after the first DC Black Pride drew 800 people to Banneker Field for a day themed “Let’s All Come Together,” more than 300,000 members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community of African descent and their allies have come to Washington, DC during Memorial Day Weekend to celebrate the beauty of a shared.
Although the main components of Washington, D.C., gay pride are the Capital Pride Parade and the annual Capital Pride Festival, the city's LGBTQ festivities actually include a number of parties, gatherings, and activities that take place during the 10 days or so leading up to the big weekend. One of the nation's largest African-American Gay Pride events, attracting more than 50,000 participants, DC Black Pride takes place in Washington, D.C. in late May over Memorial Day Weekend each year.
Jun 07, 2018 · THURSDAY, JUNE 7. FESTIVAL This year’s Capital Pride Celebration focuses on a unifying theme called “Elements of Us.” Celebrate heroes of the local LGBTQ+ movement on Thursday at the Roof Top at 880 P with food, drink, and a performance by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington’s a cappella group Potomac Fever.The weekend continues on Friday night with the “Earth, Wind, Glitter, .