Parade registration for 2018 is now closed.
Pride Glasgow annual march of LGBTI celebration with 5000 people taking part in the march each year and being watched by over 50000 people as it makes it way through Glasgow City Centre on a busy Saturday afternoon the march 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.
Showcasing Year of the Young Person the march will be led by young LGBTI people and Politicians from across Scotland mixed with a range of colourful floats and walking groups from community groups, organisations and businesses alongside members of the public will highlight the need for fairness and equality across Scotland, the UK and the rest of the world.
In line with this, we are particularly keen to hear from any youth groups and youth services who wish to be involved and lead off the parade. Young people who aren’t part of groups can take part either as individuals or with groups of friends and if aged between 16 – 18 can partake in the Pride Life Young Person Parade Volunteer programme with free entry to the festival as part of this. Young people will be invited to attend a Pride Life Youth activity and induction session. For more information on these options please contact us directly on firstname.lastname@example.org
Parade Date, Time, Route & Theme
The Parade starts at Clyde Place and will make its way through the City Centre up to Kelvingrove Park where the Pride Glasgow festival will take place.
The route –
Clyde Place, King George V Bridge, Oswald Street, Argyle Street, Queen Street, St Vincent Place, St Vincent Street, Argyle Street, Radnor Street, Kelvin Way
The Parade takes place on Saturday 14th of July 2018 at 12pm
The Parade is open to everyone who wishes to take part, individuals do not need to register – however groups, businesses etc must register before 22nd June 2018.
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.