Rainbow Flags at Pride Parade

San Diego Things to Do: San Diego Pride Weekend 2019

San Diego Pride Weekend 2019 is upon us and the events include the She Fest, Pride Parade, Pride Rally and more! See our San Diego Visitors Blog article below for all the details.

Written by
Maria Mancuso

San Diego Pride Weekend 2019 is upon us on July 13 – 14th, 2019 with the She Fest Event taking place on July 6th, 2019 here in San Diego.  

San Diego Pride is the nonprofit organization who will be sponsoring and producing the main events of San Diego Pride Weekend 2019 including She Fest – see below for details.  San Diego Pride focuses on issues involving the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community. 

There are many fun, informative and exciting celebrations, parties, events, taking place the weeks before and during San Diego Pride Weekend, and oh yeah, a parade with over 250,000 participants and spectators!

Here are the highlights of the most popular events for San Diego Pride Weekend 2019:

Woman at Pride Parade
She Fest is a great all-day women focused event that celebrates the talents of women within the LGBT community and throughout.

Event: She Fest
When: Saturday, July 6, 2019 – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: North Park Community Park, 4044 Idaho Street, San Diego, CA 92104

She Fest is a great all-day women focused event that celebrates the talents of women within the LGBT community and throughout.  The goal is for everyone at She Fest to feel included and represented; transgender women, nonbinary people, intersex people, and gender non-conforming folks.

Rainbow flags at Pride Parade
There are many fun, informative and exciting celebrations, parties, events, taking place the weeks before and during San Diego Pride Weekend, and oh yeah, a parade with over 250,000 participants and spectators!

Event: The Stonewall Rally
When: Friday, July 12, 2019 – 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Hillcrest Pride Flag

Kick-off San Diego Pride Weekend as we listen to inspiring speakers, recognize LGBTQ leaders and raise the Pride flag. San Diego’s first Stonewall Rally took place in 1975 to recognize and honor the people who continue to work and make progress against the challenges faced by members of the LGBTQ community.

Event: Pride 5K Run/Walk
When: Saturday, July 13, 2019 – 8 a.m.
Where: The race starts and finishes at University Ave. at Center Street 

The activities for this great and fun 5K Run/Walk begins at 7 a.m., with the preferred sponsors of the event.  The warm-up and stretch also begins at 7 a.m. and will be led by a Lululemon Ambassador.

Runners and walkers will take the same route as the Pride Parade that begins later in the day.  The Run/Walk route begins and finishes at University Avenue and Center Street. Show your PRIDE with Rainbow wear, streamers, fancy hats and join in on the fun of running, walking or encouraging others who do!

Learn more and register for the Pride 5K Run/Walk here.

Child on man's shoulders at Pride Parade
Come and enjoy the colorful floats, entertainers, music and fun and celebrate the LGBTQ Community on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. and show your support!

Event: The Parade
When: Saturday July 13, 2019 – 10 a.m.
Where: The Pride Parade begins at the Hillcrest Pride Flag at University Ave. 

San Diego’s Pride Parade is the largest single day civic event in the region and is among the largest Pride Parades in the U.S., with over 250,000 cheering supporters of LGBTQ community.

Come and enjoy the colorful floats, entertainers, music and fun and celebrate the LGBTQ Community on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. and show your support!

The Pride Parade route begins at the Hillcrest Pride Flag at University Ave. and Normal St., proceeds west on University Ave., turns south on 6th Ave., turns left onto Balboa Dr. and ends at Quince Dr. 

We hope our San Diego Visitors Blog article, ‘Things to do in San Diego: San Diego Pride Weekend 2019’ has given you ideas for how to celebrate this great weekend. We hope that the good vibes and positive intentions from the weekend carry through the rest of the year.

Check back to visit our San Diego Visitors Blog and San Diego Visitors Guide for more inspiration on all there is to do, see and experience on your next visit to San Diego!

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