In observance of Pride Month, the Yakima Pride Festival and Parade will be held in Yakima on Saturday, June 10th.
The City of Yakima is planning road closures related to the festival and parade:
- Naches Avenue will be closed between Yakima Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard during the festival. The festival is scheduled to begin at 11:00 am and continue through 6:00 pm on June 10th. In addition, Staff Sgt. Pendleton Way will be closed from Naches Avenue to 6th Street during the festival.
- During the parade, Yakima Avenue will be closed from 16th Avenue to Naches Avenue. The parade begins at 10:00 am Saturday and is expected to last about one hour.
Festival organizers anticipate approximately 6,500 participants and 3,000 spectators. It is estimated 25 to 30 vehicles will participate in the parade.
During its June 6th regular meeting, the Yakima City Council proclaimed June 2023 Pride Month in the city of Yakima.
Visit Yakima Pride for more about the festival and parade.