LONG BEACH, CA – MARCH 14, 2020 – After meeting with city officials, Long Beach Pride™ is postponing its 2020 Festival and Parade.
“It is with an abundance of caution that the Long Beach Pride™ Board has decided to postpone the 2020 Festival and Parade,” said Denise Newman, President of Long Beach Pride™. “Our commitment to the city of Long Beach and our entire community includes ensuring the health and well-being of citizens, attendees, artists, volunteers, staff, and vendors. We look forward to celebrating with our amazing LGBTQ+ and ally family, neighbors and friends at a later date, and encourage everyone to celebrate their Pride each and every day.”
ABOUT LONG BEACH PRIDE
Long Beach Pride™, a 501(c)3 non-profit, is an all-volunteer organization that produces the annual three-day Long Beach Pride™ festival, parade and teen pride annually in May. The third largest Pride festival and parade in California, we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community with a focus on inclusion, and work to educate the wider community that diversity builds a stronger and healthier society. Taking pride in what we have achieved since 1984, we strive to teach the future generations that the battle for acceptance continues. For additional information please visit www.longbeachpride.com.
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