LA Pride 2024: Everything you need to know

LA Pride Parade Troy Perry

Rev. Troy Perry, left, waves to the crowd at the first LA Pride Parade in 1970. Perry helped organize the nation’s first gay pride parade. Photo: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries.

LA Pride is this weekend with a concert in the park and a parade in Hollywood.

Here’s what to know about LA Pride.

It will take place at Los Angeles State Historic Park on Saturday.

Tickets start at $99, not including service fees.

The park covers 32 acres and has a capacity for 25,000.

LA Pride in the park 2024

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Take the L.A. Metro L (Gold) Line to Chinatown Station and walk to North Spring Street toward L.A. State Historic Park. On Saturday, the Chinatown Station, which will serve the concert, will be renamed LA Pride Nation Station.

Pay Metro fare of $3.50 for a round trip on a TAP card, which costs $2 and is available for purchase at TAP vending machines at all Metro rail and bus way stations.

LA Pride in the park 2024

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Pride in the Park

  • Local vendors and LGBTQ+ exhibitors
  • Erotic City for the leather community
  • Sober Garden
  • Food and beverage vendors
  • Bars for 21+ attendees
  • Trans Lounge

Saturday from 1 to 11 p.m.

Other performers:

  • Muna
  • Tokischa
  • “We’re Here” cast
  • JoJo Siwa
  • Rainoa
  • Isaac Dunbar
  • Adiv
  • Ryan Satyr
  • Lady Londyn DJ
  • Hason


  • The 54th LA Pride Parade will begin at 11 a.m. in Hollywood.
  • It will step off at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Highland Avenue and head north. It will then go east onto Hollywood Boulevard, then south onto Cahuenga Boulevard. It will end at Sunset and Cahuenga Boulevard.
  • George Takei, wrestler Cassandro El Exotico and Los Angeles fire Chief Kristin Crowley will serve as grand marshals.
  • ABC7 will broadcast the 54th annual LA Pride Parade June 9 at 11 a.m.
  • The coverage will be hosted by Ellen Leyva and “Good Morning America” weekend co-anchor Gio Benitez, with David Gonzalez, Sophie Flay, and Karl Schmid reporting from the parade route.
  • LA Pride Block Party will return to Hollywood Boulevard, between Vine and Gower streets, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. It will include an entertainment stage, a local vendor market, food trucks, drinks, and dancing.

Street closures

  • 5 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Sunset Boulevard between La Brea and La Palmas avenues; Highland Avenue between Sunset and to Santa Monica boulevards
  • 9 a.m. 3 p.m.: Highland Avenue between Sunset and Hollywood boulevards; Hollywood Boulevard between Highland  and Cahuenga avenues
  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Cahuenga Avenue between Hollywood and Santa Monica boulevards; Sunset Boulevard between Cahuenga Avenue and Vine Street


About the author

Phillip Zonkel

Award-winning journalist Phillip Zonkel spent 17 years at Long Beach's Press-Telegram, where he was the first reporter in the paper's history to have a beat covering the city's vibrant LGBTQ. He also created and ran the popular and innovative LGBTQ news blog, Out in the 562.

He won two awards and received a nomination for his reporting on the local LGBTQ community, including a two-part investigation that exposed anti-gay bullying of local high school students and the school districts' failure to implement state mandated protections for LGBTQ students.

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