Since 2001 there have been a week-long Gay Pride summer festival that has filled the streets of Cape Town year after year.
The Gay Pride event celebrates the diversity and also creates awareness around issues impacting on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities locally and throughout Africa in a fun gay pride fashion. A place where people can be themselves or even be straight and support their fellow friends in embracing each other, no matter, your sexual preference. With parades, shows, extravaganzas and a string of fringe parties including awesome events, the city buzzes with excitement and smiles with pride. For the 12th Consecutive year, the Cape Town Gay Pride comes with a bang to Town. On the 20thFriday 2015 until the 28th of February 2015 to celebrate and embrace cultural diversity and to create awareness for LGBTQI issues within South Africa and throughout the continent of Africa.
There will be parties and events scattered all over Cape Town for this nine day period. Even though the events are vast and varied one important aspect remains is the encouragement of LGBTQI, and straight folks can participate too.
What is to be expected at the 2015 Gay Pride parade and events?
The Highlight of the event, as always proceeds as follows, with a big march in the CBD and then De Waterkant festival anticipated appearance and new faces popping up. The festival will also include the old time favourites Ms Cape Town Pride and Pink Party. The Event also has fun outdoor beach picnics and sports days at Camps Bay Beach.
Yet for all these nine days will focus on the rights, pride and freedom. If you are into the more serious forums of getting a message across there will be LGBTQI freedom talks discussions etc. As soon as the full 2015 Gay pride programme will be realised we will inform you.
If you are interested in the events mentioned above tickets for Pride events are priced separately and on sale at the individual venues. Entry to the events ranges between R30p/p and R450p/p depending on the event. For more information checkout Capetownpride.org. This includes pageant, volunteer, stalls and floats applications.