San Francisco Pride is the largest LGBT gathering in the entire United States – and it’s not a just a parade, it’s a celebration! The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration & Parade is so enormous it takes two days to handle it all. The festivities begin on Saturday, June 29, 2013 from noon to 6:00 p.m. in the Civic Center at the base of City Hall. At the event, you will find 300 exhibitors and over 20 stages featuring, anchored by the Main Stage, which in past years has been host to an amazing array of performers, including Lady Gaga, Asian pop star BoA, the Backstreet Boys, the Cliks, Solange Knowles, Margaret Cho, Inaya Day, Kat DeLuna, Big Freedia, and Crystal Waters.
The official parade takes place on Sunday, June 30 at 10:30 a.m. at the corner of Market and Beale Streets. It heads west on Market Street, ending up at Civic Center where the celebration continues until 6:30 p.m.