OKC Pride Alliance reschedules Pride Parade for July 31

OKC Pride Alliance reschedules Pride Parade for July 31

OKLAHOMA CITY (Free Press) — The OKC Delight Alliance introduced that their rescheduled Delight Parade can be Saturday, July 31. The unique parade scheduled through the Delight Pageant on the finish of June was canceled resulting from lightning within the early hours of parade day.

The remainder of the Delight Pageant weekend proceeded as deliberate in and round Scissortail Park in downtown OKC.

This was our report: OKC Pride Festival stays on schedule after weather knocks out parade

OKC Pride Festival
Folks in entrance of the primary stage spontaneously danced and celebrated on the OKC Delight Pageant 2021. (BRETT DICKERSON/Okla Metropolis Free Press)

Lastly, the Parade!

The kickoff get together can be at 8 a.m. on Fred Jones Avenue subsequent to West Village. It’ll embrace dwell leisure, a dance get together with meals and drinks for buy.

This 12 months’s OKC Delight Alliance will formally acknowledge the 2021 Rainbow Award recipients and the parade grand marshals.

Then, the parade will kick off at 10 a.m. at West Village in downtown Oklahoma Metropolis.

The parade route begins on the intersection of Sheridan and Fred Jones Avenues, head east, and switch north on Walker Avenue ending at Walker and Fourth Road.

“Making the decision to cancel the unique parade was positively devastating, not solely due to the work that went into planning it, but in addition as a result of the parade is a vital occasion to our group,” mentioned John Milner, OKC Delight Alliance Parade Chair and board member. “Nevertheless, we’re grateful for town’s assist and one other alternative to host the 2021 parade.”

The 2021 award winners had been first introduced on June 1 on the Delight Month Kickoff Celebration downtown.

Right here is our report of that occasion with a list of the winners:

Pride Month kickoff celebration recalls the story, points to future

For extra details about the OKC Delight Alliance Parade, road closures, and the Delight Alliance, go to okcpridealliance.org.

About OKC Delight Alliance, Inc.

The Oklahoma Metropolis Delight Alliance is a community-run, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt group devoted to producing the annual #OKCPrideFest and Parade, #OKCPrideWeek, and year-round city-wide 2SLGBTQ+ Delight occasions that encourage, educate, commemorate and have a good time town’s numerous group.

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Final Up to date July 20, 2021, 9:47 PM by Brett Dickerson – Editor

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