NORTH HOLLYWOOD — The first ever Valley Pride Street Festival will shut down two blocks of Burbank Boulevard in North Hollywood Sunday.
“Our goal is to celebrate diverse and alternative lifestyles,” according to the Valley Pride Street Festival website. “Our focus is the San Fernando Valley, north of the Los Angeles basin.”
Here is everything you need to know about the street festival.
- It will take place along Burbank Boulevard between Cahuenga Boulevard and Strohm Avenue from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Burbank Boulevard between Cahuenga Boulvard and Strohm Avenue will be closed to traffic from 10 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Monday.
- Auckland Avenue at Burbank Boulevard will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Monday.
- Three emcees will host the street festival: transgender actress Candis Cayne, 2010’s Mr. Sister Leather Don Mike, and drag performer Misty Violet.
- More than a dozen performers are on the entertainment lineup, including rapper Cazwell, comedian Wendy Ho, Big Dipper, Sean G Wolf & The Country Bear Jamboree, and Samba2Love.
- The street festival is 21 and over, and tickets are $15.
- Free, limited parking will be at 5633-5645 Whitnall Highway, North Hollywood.
- People who take Metrolink to the festival can ride a free shuttle, beginning at 11 a.m., from North Hollywood Metro to the street party. The last shuttle will leave the festival at 8 p.m. All seats are on a first come, first serve basis.