Every year, the festive and powerful Gay Pride parade, now called the LGBT Pride March, puts on this national event to combat homophobia and to advocate pride in being homosexual, bisexual or transexual. This year don’t miss this festive event planned on Saturday June 29, 2019 starting from 2 p.m.!
Held for the first time in France in 1981, more than half a million people gather each year in the streets of Paris for the event. LGBT Pride events are one of a kind; you have to see it at least once to understand what all the buzz is about. It’s a huge party with a loud statement and one simple goal: earning equality and respect.
The parade is the perfect occasion for LGBT bars, clubs, radio stations and associations to spread their message, through colorful floats and loud music, leaflets and other displays.
Many large French companies, both in the private and the public sector, also have floats in the parade, to celebrate the equality and expression rights in the workplace. The same stands for major political parties.
The LGBT March is put on by about 60 different organizations and their donors, that ensure the organization of the entire operation.
Route of Paris Gay Pride 2019: From Montparnasse to République
This year, Paris Gay Pride Parade will leave at 2 p.m. from Montparnasse (Place du 18 juin 1940) to walk all the way to the Place de la République.
Paris Gay Pride will leave at 2 p.m. from the Montparnasse (Place du 18 juin 1940) and will go to the Boulevard du Montparnasse, in front of Port-Royal, next to the Boulevard Saint-Michel/Luxembourg, the Place Saint Michel, the Boulevard du Palais then will join the Place du Châtelet, the Boulevard Sébastopol where the Grand Podium de fin de Marche will take place from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
This year again, the March will pace two weeks of LGBTQI+ question with the Quinzaine des Fiertés LGBT 2019 charity! Note that on the occasion, Paris City Hall will host on Saturday June 22 the Grand Bal des Fiertés (Pride Dance).
Meet this Saturday June 29 from 2 p.m. for the LGBT Pride March 2019 in Paris.
On 29 June 2019
Starts at 2 p.m.
Départ à Montparnasse
Arrivée à République