Members of the LGBT community will be out in force during a four-day Capital Pride Celebration, featuring a festival, concerts, parade and other events.
Officially, the celebration runs from June 7-10 but there will be Pride events throughout the city all week.
The events could lead to some street closures and other disruptions for those traveling through DuPont Circle, the U Street corridor, and other nearby neighborhoods.
The marquee events of the Capital Pride Celebration include:
Heroes Gala and Rally - Thursday, 7-10 p.m., 880 P St. NW
Opening Party - Friday, 9 p.m. - 3:30 a.m. - Echostage, 2135 Queens Chapel Rd., NE.
Crack of Noon Brunch - Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. - 1640 Rhode Island Ave. NW
Block Party - Saturday, 4 p.m. - 10 a.m. - 15th St. NW between P Street and Church Street. (Expect intermittent street closures and parking restrictions.)
Capital Pride Parade - Saturday, 4:30-7:30 p.m.. Starts at 22nd and P St. NW and ends at 14th and R Streets NW.
Capital Pride Festival - Sunday, noon-10 p.m.. - Pennsylvania Ave. NW from 3rd to 7th Streets.
Capital Pride Concert - Sunday, noon-10 p.m. Pennsylvania Ave. NW at 3rd Street (in front of the U.S. Capitol.)
For a full list of a events and a map of all the activity, check out the Capital Pride Celebration website.
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