OC Pride LGBT Parade and Festival

Downtown Santa Ana

Promoting themes of unity, solidarity and coming together to “Stand Up Stand Out,” the OC Pride LGBT Parade and Festival presented by SDCCU will return to Downtown Santa Ana on Saturday, June 22.

The day-long festival features live music, drag story times, leather demonstrations, and a dedicated Family Zone, in addition to the crowning of the Mr., Ms., Miss and Mx. Gay Pride Orange County winners.

Last year's parade drew more than 10,000 people. It is the biggest LGBTQ event in Orange County.

Here’s what you need to know:

Parade: The Blaze It Forward parade, named in memory of Blaze Bernstein begins at 11:30 a.m. at W 4th Street and Ross Street moving south on W.4th before ending on N. Spurgeon St next to the Stand Up Stand Out Festival.

Tickets: The Blaze It Forward Parade and Stand Up Stand Out Festival are free to all who attend.

For further details and information follow OC Pride visit their website at prideoc.com.