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River City Pride, also known as Jacksonville Pride, is an annual weekend-long pride parade and festival in Jacksonville, Florida. The event celebrates the local lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and their allies.[1] Over the years the event has been held in multiple venues around the city. The current incarnation is centered in the Five Points area in the neighborhood of Riverside. An estimated 15,000 were in attendance during the 2014 celebrations.[2]

River City Pride
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River City Pride logo
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2016 Post-Parade Block Party in 5-Points
GenreLGBT pride parade and festival
BeginsOctober
Frequencyannual
Location(s)Five Points, Riverside
Jacksonville, Florida
United States
Years active41
Inaugurated1978
Most recent2018 dates unconfirmed
Attendance15,000 (2014 estimates)
Organized byRiver City Pride Committee
Websitewww.rivercitypride.org

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History of River City Pride". River City Pride. Retrieved 2014-12-08.
  2. ^ "Thousands celebrate diversity at River City Pride Festival". Florida Times-Union. 2014-10-05. Retrieved 2014-12-08.

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