GAY DALLAS – Texas Freedom Parade September 19th
The 2010 Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade
~ Our 27th Edition ~ “One Heart, One World, One Pride”
Sunday, September 19, 2010
As summer starts to cool off just a little in Texas, and Pride Celebrations start winding down, Dallas is gearing up for their big parties September 19th. The Pride Parade & Festival in Lee Park! If you have never been to Dallas, it is an awesome city full of friendly LGBT people, LOTS of gay establishments , bars, and nightclubs.
Honorary Grand Marshall 2010 is Mayor Annise D. Parker, from Houston!
Dallas Gay Pride celebrates its 27th anniversary this year. The Dallas Tavern Guild took over the operation of Pride in 1982, moved it to September, and called it the Texas Freedom Parade. It was later renamed in honor of one of the parade’s key architects, the former Guild director Alan Ross.
Park Opens at 11 am. Food, beverages, vendors, and music. Live entertainment starts at 1pm.
Parade steps off at 2pm. The Annual Alan Ross Texas Freedom Pride Parade commences in the very gay Oak Lawn neighborhood at 2 pm. It begins at the junction of Cedar Springs Road and Wycliff Avenue, marching south down Cedar Springs Road, and ending at Robert E. Lee Park.
Awards, Presentations and speakers and special entertainment at 5pm.
(PHOTOS BY MICHAEL BELL )
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