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San Diego Pride goes online with lineup of virtual events

Posted at 4:26 PM, Jul 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-15 15:13:19-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — This year's Pride celebration is going virtual starting this weekend for San Diegans to enjoy from home amid the pandemic.

Pride's events will stream online between July 11 and July 18, including the Spirit of Stone Wall Rally, Light Up Cathedral, speakers, and entertainment. The live programming is being made available for free.

Here's a list of scheduled events and links:

She Fest (July 11 at 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.): San Diego Pride's celebrations kick off with She Fest, celebrating the talents and contributions of women while fostering connections within and between San Diego's LGBTQ and larger communities. The live-streamed event will feature live music, art, games and activities, cooking demonstrations, interviews, workshops, a pet fashion show, and more. | Link

Light Up Cathedral (July 15 at 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.): Interfaith leaders, elected officials, and San Diego’s LGBTQ community will honor the LGBTQ interfaith community, present the 2020 Light of Pride Award, and celebrate virtually with the annual rainbow lighting of St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral. | Link

Spirit of Stone Wall Rally (July 17 at 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.): Pride's Spirit of Stone Wall Rally will honor community leaders during the annual presentation of the Spirit of Stonewall Awards, recognizing individuals who contribute significantly to the LGBTQ community through their leadership, activism, and fundraising efforts. | Link

Pride Live (July 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.): The annual Pride festival and parade may not happen in-person, but virtually, organizers are holding a full day of showcasing community organizations, volunteers, leaders, and entertainment. | Link