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45th Annual Silicon Valley PRIDE Festival goes Virtual

Updated: Jul 3, 2020


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 30, 2020


Contact Saldy Suriben

Email saldy.suriben@svpride.com

Website www.svpride.com


45th Annual Silicon Valley PRIDE Festival goes Virtual


San Jose, CA – June 30, 2020. Silicon Valley PRIDE is pleased to announce this year’s theme Equality Rising, and 2 day virtual event celebrating and focusing on the LGBTQ+ community. By moving our in-person event online this year, we are aiming to ensure that our community will be able maintain our transition of bringing the PRIDE experience to the community in the safest way possible during the pandemic.


The Online Celebration starts on Saturday, August 29, 2020 and continues through Sunday, August 30, 2020. The event will kick off on Saturday with the virtual delivery from our QCommunity Stage focusing on transgender, non-binary, and queer communities followed by a night dance party. On Sunday, August 30, Silicon Valley PRIDE’s Hey Girl team will host a showcase for queer womxn in the community followed by entertainment on Main Stage. The two days event will culminate with a showcase of talent from across the queer and ally community, virtual access to exciting merchants and non-profits from across the area, and you, the members of our community showing your PRIDE!


We are asking our community members and supporters to get ready to show your PRIDE during the festival via a 1-minute video. Details of how to submit your video will be announced soon and the programming staff will feature the most creative, most moving, most exciting, and most engaging videos during the live broadcast on Sunday the 30th. Be CREATIVE and show your PRIDE!


The status of the PRIDE parade and any in person PRIDE events are subject to change depending on City of San Jose and Santa Clara County regulations. We will keep the community posted. In the meantime the PRIDE celebration in the South Bay is still happening. HAPPY PRIDE!


About Silicon Valley PRIDE

For over 40 years, Silicon Valley PRIDE, formerly San Jose PRIDE, has honored the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual (LGBTQIA+) community and its allies with a PRIDE parade and festival. The annual parade and festival are produced by the Gay PRIDE Celebration Committee of San Jose (GPCCSJ, Inc.) an incorporated non-profit organization wholly organized and staffed by volunteers. We are the largest PRIDE organization in Northern California, outside of San Francisco. Attendees come from all over the Bay Area to participate in the festival and related events. The festival attracts thousands of guests each year and is the largest LGBTQ event held in the South Bay.

PARA SU PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA

30 de junio de 2020


Contacto Saldy Suriben