PRIDE

PARADE.

Pride Glasgow annual parade of LGBTI celebration with 5000 people taking part in the parade each year and being watched by over 50000 people as it makes it way through Glasgow City Centre on a busy Saturday afternoon the parade is one of the best ways for community groups, organisations and businesses to show their support to the LGBTI community.

Previous Participants have included Tesco, Asda, Royal Bank of Scotland, Gay Police Association, Equality Network, Stonewall, LGBT Youth, Glasgow Frontrunners alongside Brass Bands and Drumming bands helping create a colourful display of Pride through Glasgow City Centre.

Parade Date, Time, Route & Theme

The 2017 Parade Theme and Festival Focus in LGBTI Families read more here

The route is provisionally the same as 2015 and 2016 however until we have this confirmed with Glasgow City Council and Police Scotland it is subject to change.

The Parade takes place on Saturday 19th of August 2017 from Glasgow Green at 12pm. All participants must be in place by 11.45am

The Parade is open to individuals, community groups, charities, LGBT Venues and businesses. Individuals do not need to register to take part and just need to turn up on the day.

Why Take Part in the Parade

The Parade offers the unique opportunity to showcase your group, organisation or business to over 5000 people who take part in the parade alongside over 50,000 people who view the parade as it passes through Glasgow City Centre on a busy Saturday afternoon.

Businesses that enter the parade pay a small contribution to support the costs involve in putting the parade on including equipment hire, providing training sessions for stewards and also contributing towards allowing us to run creative classes to help groups who lack the capacity to develop their own floats and walking groups.

Charity/Community Group/Trade Union Float or Walking Group

Free of Charge

Public Sector Float/Walking Group

Free of Charge

LGBTI Venue/Business Walking Group

£300

LGBTI Venue/Business Float

£350

Commercial Walking Group

£350

Commercial Float

£500

Community Tickets

Entry tickets to the festival ARE NOT included in the entry fee for the Parade however community tickets for parade groups are available at a cost of

£10.00                     Weekend Tickets

£5.00                        Saturday Only Tickets

These can only be booked with your parade entry booking and as with all our tickets you will be required to exchange them for wristbands prior to entering the festival site.

Our standard ticketing terms & conditions apply to community tickets.

Practical & Creative Information for the Parade

Download Practical information guide for the parade.

Download Creative Information Guide for the parade.

Responsible Person

All parade entries (floats or walking groups) must nominate a responsible person who will be the communication link between your organisation and Pride Glasgow. This person will receive all the necessary information and will be responsible for distributing it to your group. This person or their representative should attend one of the Pre Parade Briefing