Dallas Pride - The Corona Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade
Dallas Pride is back with its 2022 celebration to raise awareness and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. This year’s events will take place Saturday and Sunday, June 4 and 5. Dallas Pride weekend will include the highly anticipated Dallas Pride Music Festival, the Family Pride Zone, Teen Zone, and the Corona Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade. Both events will be held at the Fair Park (Centennial, Automobile buildings, and Esplanade).
Join us for the finale on Sunday, June 5 for the Corona Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade to celebrate the historic 39th Anniversary in 2022. The mile-long parade brings out over 50,000 spectators and 150+ parade entries with food and beverages available as well during the parade. The parade is FREE for all to attend.
Dallas Pride is a tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our organization is dedicated to producing events that promote a diverse, inclusive and positive image of the LGBTQ community for more than 39 years.
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Additional Ticket Information
The Parade is FREE for all to attend
- On-site self-parking will be available at Fair Park for $10 per day.
- Sunday Parking is available at Gates 2, 5, 6 & 13
- Please enter through Gate 2 located on Parry & Haskell, Gates 5 & 6 located at Robert B Cullum Blvd, or Gate 13 located at Fitzhugh & Gaisford.
- Parking lots will open at 10:00 AM on Sunday.
TAKING THE DART
DART will operate on a Saturday schedule for Festival day and a Sunday schedule for Parade day. There is no TRE service on Sunday. Visit https://www.dart.org/ to plan your trip.
RIDESHARE DROP-OFF LOCATION
- The rideshare drop-off location is located at Parry Lot on the corner of Parry Ave and 1st Avenue
Tram Shuttles: 11 am – 10 pm
- Pick-up location 1 is located at the Pan-American Building Gate and drop-off at Gurley
- Pick-up location 2 is located at 2nd & Pennsylvania and drop-off at Big Tex
The parade starts at 2:00 p.m. and will end at 4:30 p.m.
Parade-goers are encouraged to arrive early to grab a great view of the parade.
The parade begins at the Fair Park Coliseum, circles around the Cotton Bowl passing in front of the Leonhard Lagoon and Hall of State, and returns to the Fair Park Coliseum.
- Spectator tents have two locations:
- Location 1: Cotton Bowl Stadium and Pan-American Building
- Location 2: Cotton Bowl Plaza, Midway, and Leonhardt Lagoon
- Weapons of any type, including but not limited to: guns, firearms, ammunition, brass knuckles, billy clubs, blackjacks, kubatons, knives or blades of any length, and self-defense sprays (mace)
- Stun guns and tasers
- Explosives, fireworks, smoke bombs, fuels, lighter fluids, or any flammable item
- Tripods, Monopods, any telescoping device including selfie sticks
- Drones or other model aircraft
- Hazardous items or materials
- Laser pointers or any other object intended to create an optical distraction
- Tobacco products of any kind, including e-cigarettes
- Non authorized vending or vendors
- Any other item deemed inappropriate or dangerous by Fair Park/Cotton Bowl® Stadium personnel or the event promoter is at their sole discretion.
- Bags and purses (including diaper and medical bags)
- Lawn and fold-out chairs
- Tents and umbrellas. The approved tent size is 10’x10’ for the parade only
- All bags will be subject to search upon entry to the festival and parade.
- Concession stands will be located by the Hall of State Court of Honor and Grand Building across from the Old Mill Inn.
- Alcoholic beverages will be available. Must be 21+ to drink. Any event guest is subject to be removed from the event if caught sneaking or serving alcohol to a minor.
- Portalets/Restrooms will be dispursed across the parade perimeters as well as located in the Automobile Building and Centennial Hall.
First Aid is located inside the Automobile Building next to the Women’s Restroom close to 1st Ave.
- The event along with the park will not have wheelchairs available for rent. Please bring your own support equipment.
- The ADA and ASL area is located by the main announcer stand in the Hall of State Court of Honor.
Lost and Found
Lost and Found assistance will not be available on Sunday for the parade.
- Dogs are allowed only and must remain on a leash for the entire duration of the event.