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Denver's LGBTQ community throws an enormous party every summer with PrideFest.

Check back for soon for more information on Denver's 2020 PrideFest, June 20–21, 2020, in Civic Center Park. 

Recognized as one of the top 10 pride events in the country, Denver PrideFest in Civic Center Park is a celebration of community and culture that is welcoming, inclusive and fun to all attendees, regardless of sexual orientation. The free, two-day festival gets bigger every year. 

Kick things off on Saturday with the annual PRIDE5K at 9:30 a.m., starting from the west steps of the Colorado State Capitol. Everyone can celebrate PrideFest, with the Walmart Family Area, Youth Alley, Trans Resource Area and AARP Colorado and SAGE of the Rockies Resource Area. Browse health and wellness booths, shop the retail and commercial booths, and recharge at food and beverage stands. Guests will enjoy a full day of programming on three stages: the Center Stage, U.S. Bank Latin Stage and Smirnoff DanceWorld, which features cutting-edge DJs spinning beats.

On Sunday, the annual Coors Light Denver Pride Parade makes its way down Colfax Avenue. The parade starts a 9:30 a.m. sharp at Cheesman Park and heads west directly to Civic Center Park, where the fun continues from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the second day of PrideFest. 

4 SUREFIRE WAYS TO ENJOY DENVER PRIDEFEST

1. Run, walk, roll or sashay during the PRIDE5K, which is open to all!

2. Bring the whole family. Denver PrideFest has been independently rated as the most family-friendly Pride in the nation, and both days are packed full of family activities. Spend some time in the Walmart Family Area, get your faces painted, play musical chairs and enjoy storytime.

3. Come early to Sunday's Coors Light Denver Pride Parade to get a good spot. This event is a favorite every year, with colorful floats and powerful displays of pride. 

4. Catch some of the other events happening around town in celebration of PrideFest, such as The Pride Show with a special performance of Quiet No More: A Choral Commemoration of Stonewall and a special edition of The Science Lounge at Denver Museum of Nature & Science entitled Science Is a Drag

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