St. Petersburg Gears Up for 22nd Annual Pride Celebration

The city of St. Petersburg is preparing to host its 22nd annual St. Pete Pride event, a celebration of the LGBTQ community, on Saturday, June 22. The festivities will take place at Allelo, a local venue, and are expected to draw a large crowd of participants and supporters.

Pride Brunch Kicks Off the Festivities

The day’s events will commence with a Pride Brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring a family-style brunch, a welcome cocktail, and exclusive pride-themed merchandise. Attendees can also look forward to a sunflower cart offering fresh sunflowers and a spritz cart where they can customize their own refreshing spritz drinks. Organizers have set the price for brunch reservations at $65 per person and are encouraging the community to book their spots in advance online here.

Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion

St. Pete Pride is an annual event that celebrates the LGBTQ community and promotes diversity, inclusion, and acceptance. The celebration has been a staple in St. Petersburg for over two decades, providing a platform for the LGBTQ community to come together, share their stories, and raise awareness about issues affecting their community. Local businesses and organizations have shown their support for the event, with many offering special promotions and discounts to Pride attendees.

Safety Measures in Place

City officials have worked closely with event organizers to ensure the safety and security of all participants. Additional law enforcement personnel will be present throughout the event, and traffic control measures will be implemented to manage the expected influx of visitors.As the city prepares for the 22nd annual St. Pete Pride celebration, the organizers and the LGBTQ community are looking forward to a day filled with joy, love, and a sense of unity.

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Ashley Morales

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