The 2022 New York City (NYC) Pride Parade is finally here. How long will the entire event last as there is a lot going on at today’s event and what can one expect before it ends?
Last year people couldn’t enjoy the Pride Parade as it became a virtual event when the whole world was affected by COVID-19.
Now in 2022 things are getting back to normal and the event is back in full swing with lots of things for people to enjoy.
How long does the NYC Pride Parade last?
acc HOW, the entire parade is expected to last 12 hours. The event begins at 3:00 p.m. ET. If for any reason you are unable to attend the event in person, you can view it on the NYC Pride Facebook and YouTube channels. You can also see it on ABC 7.
This year’s Grand Marshalls will be Ts Madison, Punkie Johnson, Schuyler Bailar, Dominique Morgan and Chase Strangio (attorney).
Where should the event take place?
The event begins on 25th Street and 5th Avenue. It will then move south on 5th Avenue and west along 8th Street.
It then continues to 6th Avenue before continuing along Christopher Street and Stonewall National Monument. From there, the parade turns north on 7th Avenue and ends on 16th Street and 7th Avenue.
When was the first NYC Pride Parade held?
The outlet notes that the first Pride Parade took place in 1970. At first, only a few hundred people took part in the parade. However, over time the number of participants grew.
Pride Month is celebrated in June because of the Stonewall riots of 1969. During the incident, police had raided the Stonewall Inn, a restaurant known for welcoming members of the LGBTQ+ community. After the riot, people quickly protested police brutality against LGBTQ+ people.
Since then, Pride Month has been celebrated every year to give people from the LGBTQ+ community space and freedom to celebrate while giving others the opportunity to participate.
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