San Diego Pride Parade 2010

The Pride Parade is one of San Diego’s largest civic events.

80 photos
1/80
Lindsay Hood
One of San Diego’s largest civic events kicked off Saturday.
2/80
Lindsay Hood
The annual San Diego Pride Parade stepped off on University and Normal Streets in Hillcrest.
3/80
Lindsay Hood
It’s the fifth largest of its kind in the nation for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities
4/80
Lindsay Hood
An estimated 150,000 viewers were expected to line the 1.5-mile route to watch the lavishly decorated floats.
5/80
Lindsay Hood
The theme this year is “One World, One Heart, One Pride.”
6/80
It’s a message of unity focusing on "the desire to live together in peace, love with all our hearts, and be proud of who we are."
7/80
Lindsay Hood
Gay rights advocate Cleve Jones is the grand marshal, and transvestite entertainer known as The Lady Chablis -- she was central character in John Berendt's book "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil".
8/80
Lindsay Hood
The two-day festival with multiple stages features more than 80 musicians, bands, comedians and dancers.
9/80
Lindsay Hood
The parade is free.
10/80
Lindsay Hood
Tickets for the festival cost $20 a day (early bird $15).
11/80
12/80
13/80
14/80
15/80
16/80
17/80
18/80
19/80
NBCConnecticut.com
20/80
21/80
22/80
23/80
24/80
25/80
26/80
27/80
28/80
29/80
30/80
Lindsay Hood
31/80
32/80
33/80
34/80
35/80
36/80
Jessica Camerato | CSNPhilly.com
37/80
Enrico Campitelli
38/80
The700Level.com
39/80
Tim Panaccio | CSNPhilly.com
40/80
Andrew Kulp | The700Level
41/80
The Associated Press
42/80
Ryan Bright | CSNPhilly.com Contributor
43/80
CSNPhilly.com Staff
44/80
Ryan Bright | CSNPhilly.com Contributor
45/80
Dave Zangaro | CSNPhilly.com
46/80
47/80
48/80
49/80
50/80
Departamento de Bomberos de San Francisco
51/80
52/80
Getty Images
53/80
54/80
55/80
Copwatch NYC CPU/Youtube
56/80
Getty Images
57/80
58/80
59/80
60/80
61/80
Getty Images
62/80
63/80
64/80
65/80
66/80
67/80
68/80
69/80
70/80
71/80
72/80
73/80
74/80
75/80
76/80
77/80
KNBC
78/80
NBC10
79/80
Franklin Police
80/80
Contact Us