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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- ABC7 Bay Area is proud to sponsor the 52nd annual San Francisco Pride Parade and Celebration, which was back in person after two years.

PHOTOS: San Francisco Pride Parade and Celebration 2022


The weekend's festivities are the largest free events of its kind in the nation. To help the nonprofit thrive, learn about how you could support their efforts at sfpride.org or go here to make a donation.

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This year was extra special for the entire ABC7 family! In-person celebrations were back, and the 52nd Annual SF Pride Parade was LIVE on ABC7 for the first time! Here's a peek behind the scenes. Here's a peek behind the scenes.



SF Pride Executive Director Suzanne Ford spoke with ABC7 News anchor Karina Nova about the events planned leading up to the first Pride celebration since COVID-19 pandemic restrictions were lifted.

VIDEO: Best moments from 2022 SF Pride Parade and Celebration
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Didn't go to San Francisco's 2022 Pride Parade this year? You can check out all the fun and love here.



The celebration included appearances and performances by Sherry Cola, Sister Roma, Honey Mahogany, Cheer SF, Mila Jam, HYM, and many others.

Under the theme #LoveWillKeepUsTogether, this year's event had more than 200 parade contingents and exhibitors, plus more than 20 community-run stages and venues.

The parade started at Beale Street along Market and ended at Market and 8th Street in the heart of downtown San Francisco.


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Events


Trans March

The Trans March 2022 Planning Committee is happy to announce that for 2022, they will be hosting an "in-person" event on Friday, June 24.

The event kicks off at 10:30 a.m. with the Señora Felicia Flames Intergenerational TGNCI Brunch (Youth & Elders Brunch) at Dolores Park.

The march at 6 p.m. starts on Dolores Street and 18th Street.

Go here for details on the 19th annual San Francisco Trans March.

Castro Family Pride Block Party

Castro Merchants is proud to present the first-annual Castro Family Pride Block Party. Join them as they turn Noe Street between Market and Beaver into a joyous Pride festival with something for everyone.

The event is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Noe Street and Market Street.

And ABC7's Reggie Aqui is one of the judges for Drag Performer of the Year!

Go here for details on the Castro Family Pride Block Party.

San Francisco Dyke March

The San Francisco Dyke March is excited to march with you at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 at the intersection of Dolores Street and 18th Street in San Francisco. (There will not be a rally in Dolores Park prior to the march this year)

Go here for details on the 30th San Francisco Dyke March.

Click here to take a look at all the other Pride events, celebrations and parties.

Items You Can Bring


  • 18x18 soft bag

  • Face mask

  • Smartphone

  • Stroller

  • Assistance animals

Prohibited Items


Grand Marshals


The 2022 San Francisco Pride Grand Marshals represent a mix of individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community. With the help of community input, Pride selects these groups and individuals in order to honor the work they have put into furthering the causes of LGBTQ+ people.

The celebrity Grand Marshals include Freeform "Good Trouble" star Sherry Cola and "Jeopardy!" star Amy Schneider.

San Francisco Pride Community Grand Marshals are local heroes who have contributed greatly to the SF Bay Area LGBTQ+ community or to society at large.

  • African American Art & Culture Complex, Grand Marshal (Public Poll Choice)

  • Melanie DeMore, Grand Marshal (Member's Choice)

  • Vinny Eng, Grand Marshal (Public Poll Choice)

  • Amber Gray, Grand Marshal (Board Choice)

  • Andrea Horne, Lifetime Achievement Grand Marshal (Board Choice)

  • Socorro "Cori" Moreland, Grand Marshal (Member's Choice)

  • Mellanique Robicheaux AKA Black, Grand Marshal (Board Choice)

Transportation to the Parade


The easiest way to get to the parade is via the Muni Metro Subway. If you're marching in the parade, Embarcadero Station is nearest to the formation areas. If you're going to watch, Civic Center, Powell and Montgomery stations are all along the parade route.

Muni will be providing extra metro service on the K Ingleside/T Third, L Taraval and M Ocean View to serve the large crowds; each of these lines will have two-car trains.

The 30/45 SoMa Shuttle will also operate in a loop between the Caltrain Station and Mission Street until the parade is over.

Click here here for full details on street closures and Muni reroutes.

BART is asking riders using clipper to make sure they have value on the card before Sunday. They say this will help people avoid any potential issues with the mobile app, and cut down on lines at stations downtown.

Street Closures


As of Thursday morning, Fulton between Larkin and Hyde streets will be closed as well as Grove street between Polk and Larkin. More streets are expected to close on Friday and Saturday.

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From street closures to a reminder about your Clipper Card, transit agencies want you prepared for Sunday's San Francisco Pride Parade.



Tickets


Sunday's San Francisco Pride Parade and Celebration are free and open to all ages.

Safety


SF Pride intends to follow current COVID-19 guidelines.

Weekend Weather Forecast


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ABC7 News meteorologist Mike Nicco has your forecast for Pride weekend!


A weather pattern more typical for this time of year settles across San Francisco as Pride activities reach their peak this weekend.

It starts with our friends, the marine layer clouds and sea breeze. They keep us from over-heating like we did earlier this week.

Each morning finds us blanketed by a gray sky and the need to find a jacket before heading outside. We wake up to temperatures in the lower to middle 50s.

The cloud deck retreats and settles along the coast late morning through late afternoon. As we transition to evening the clouds begin their march east. If you're anywhere near the Golden Gate Bridge or Marina, expect clouds most of the day.

High temperatures warm to near 70 by early afternoon. Then the sea breeze ramps us and cools us into the 60s by late afternoon and 50s during the evening.

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