Pittsburgh Pride Week

Pittsburgh Pride returns this June with a long list of entertainment and activities. Pittsburgh Pride is presented each year by the Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh whose mission is to improve the quality of life and  increase awareness and understanding of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community in Western Pennsylvania.

 

Thursday, June 13: Join Steve Herforth and Peter Karlovich in their fabulous Mt. Washington home for Splash, Pittsburgh Pride’s exclusive party. The party begins at 7 p.m. and will feature food, drinks, breathtaking views of Pittsburgh’s skyline,  swimming in a heated pool or hot tub, dancing, a sauna, and a steam room. Towels and a changing area are provided. Beverages are complimentary. Must be over 18 to attend. Only 300 tickets will be available and they sell out fast. Tickets can be ordered at www.pittsburghpride.org/tickets or call 1-888-71-TICKETS. For more information go here.    
 
Friday, June 14: The Pittsburgh Pride Pub Crawl. From 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Friday, June 14, buses will pick up attendees approximately every 20 minutes and bring them to and from the 14 participating LGBT-friendly bars and clubs located in Lawrenceville, Strip District, Downtown, Shadyside, and South Side. 
Saturday, June 15: This year’s Pride in the Streets features headliner and Grammy nominee Adam Lambert. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. at the main stage, located on Liberty Ave. between 9th and 10th St. 
 
Sunday, June 16: Pride March 2013 begins at 12 p.m. and consists of over 130 LGBT organizations, community groups, corporations, and politicians are participating. The Cadets, the oldest continually operating Division I group in Drum Corps International is joining for the first time this year. 
 
Pride March begins at the corner of Grant St. and the Blvd. of the Allies, continues down Grant, turns left on Fifth Ave., and makes a right on Liberty Ave. to end at the PrideFest grandstand at Liberty Ave. and 6th St. 
 
PrideFest takes place on Liberty Avenue between 6th St and 10th St from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. In 2012, the City of Pittsburgh estimated over 75,000 attendees. This year, with 150+ vendors, street performances, food booths, carnival games, inflatable attractions, a beer garden, and more, PrideFest might draw even more Downtown. For more information, visit here.