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Capital Pride Celebration

Past, Present & Proud

The Capital Pride Celebration in June, one of the largest events held in Washington, D.C., includes a parade, festival and concert. This year, the Capital Pride Alliance is excited to announce the highly anticipated return of the annual, large-scale outdoor Pride Celebration this June 11-12, 2022.

Festivities culminate with the Pride Festival and Concert. Enjoy a full day of entertainment on three stages from national and local talent, and visit exhibitors and local organizations and businesses looking to promote their products and services. It's free to attend.

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Large crowd gathered for the Capital Pride Festival in Arlington VA / Washington D.C.

Discover the history and significance behind the festival.

People waving on float and walking along side the Capital Pride Parade in Washington D.C.

Join in on June 11, 2022, as attendees traverse throughout the Nation’s Capital with a colorful parade to spread joy, resilience, and PRIDE throughout Washington, D.C.

Large crowd watching performance at the Capital Pride Festival Concert in Washington D.C.

The Capital Pride Concert returns for a great way to cap off your celebration weekend. You will experience entertainment on three stages, from international headliners to our best local and regional LGBTQ+ talent.

Large crowd gathered enjoying the Capital Pride Festival in Washington D.C.

Check out a full list of Pride events and further details.

group of men sitting at table talking and laughing in Arlington VA

Keep up with the latest updates via Capital Pride's Instagram account - @capitalpridedc

Arlington Pride graphic featuring logo, person holding trans flag and drag queen

Arlington Pride is happening this Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Rosslyn Gateway Park. Check out the link below for further details on this exciting event!