Leeds Pride 2019 Parade Information Pack is now available to download so if you are planning on taking part in the parade don’t forget to get this to them as soon as possible as all application forms must be submitted by Wednesday 17th July for approval by the Parade Safety Manager. It’s going to be another terrific event that will be held at Millennium Square to start. The Parade which is expected to have over 120 entries will then head down to Lower Briggate to start the afternoon event which will go into the evening showcasing some local and international acts.
More Information on Leeds Pride
Leeds Pride 2019 will take place on Sunday 4th August so make sure you save the date. The main event on the Sunday will start with 2 hours of entertainment in Millennium Square, followed by a parade through the city centre, Last year there were over 120 floats and 5 hours of entertainment on Lower Briggate to finish off an incredible weekend.
Leeds Pride is Yorkshire’s biggest celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans life. Running since 2006 and is now the largest Pride in the UK to still be a completely free event with over 55,000 people attending last year. It is also considered the UK’s friendliest Pride. The celebrations are run by a skilled team of volunteers with close links to local Leeds LGBT community and the event is funded through community fundraising, grant funding and sponsorship agreements with national brands and many more local companies.
Over the Leeds Pride weekend there will be a whole host of events celebrating love, equality, sexuality and gender identity across the city. This is the 13th year that Leeds Pride has taken place and it undoubtedly makes a huge contribution to the local economy with thousands of people choosing to visit the city on Leeds Pride weekend.