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Washington DC Pride Events + Happenings

Gay-Friendly Hotel near Pride Events in DC

Embrace DC Pride at Our Welcoming Hotel

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Welcome to The Banneker Hotel, your premier destination for celebrating Capital Pride in Washington, D.C. As a proud gaytravel approved hotel for 2024, we extend a warm embrace to all members of the LGBTQ+ community. Our convenient location in the heart of the city puts you just steps away from the vibrant Pride festivities, while our well-appointed guest roomsonsite rooftop bar and restaurant near Dupont and Logan Circle, fitness center with Peloton Bike, and LGBTQ+ friendly atmosphere provide a welcoming retreat. Book your stay at The Banneker Hotel today and experience the ultimate Capital Pride celebration in a setting that embraces diversity, inclusivity, and the unwavering spirit of the LGBTQ+ community.

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Plan your visit and book your Pride getaway today and be part of the celebration of love, diversity, and equality. With our unbeatable location, luxurious accommodations, and unwavering commitment to the LGBTQ+ community, we guarantee an unforgettable Pride experience.

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Washington DC Pride – Celebrate With Us

Capital Pride in Washington, D.C. is a vibrant celebration of love, diversity, and unity, featuring a wide array of events that cater to every interest. From the iconic Pride Parade to the exhilarating Pride Festivalthe city comes alive with colorful floats, energetic performances, and a powerful sense of community. Don't miss the chance to participate in activities that showcase the strength and resilience of the LGBTQ+ community in the nation's capital. 

Looking ahead to 2025, Washington, D.C. is thrilled to host WorldPrideMay 23 – June 8, 2025, a global celebration of LGBTQ+ pride and resilience that coincides with the 50th anniversary of Capital Pride, bringing together members of the community and allies from around the world for an unforgettable experience filled with unity, activism, and joy. 

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RIOT! The Capital Pride Official Opening Party

June 7, 2024

The Official Opening Dance Party of Capital Pride 2024, held at EchoStage, promises a spectacular start to the weekend with a star-studded drag performance featuring Sapphira Cristál of Rupaul's Drag Race and a phenomenal lineup of regional performers and DJs.

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Capital Pride Parade

June 8, 2024 at 3:00 PM

Join the LGBTQ+ community and its allies for the historic Capital Pride Parade, a cherished tradition that honors the evolution of Washington, D.C.'s LGBTQ+ neighborhoods, pays respect to the origins and importance of taking to the streets in the fight for equality, and promises to be one of the largest Pride Parades ever witnessed in the Nation's Capital.

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Capital Pride Festival

June 9, 2024

Experience the vibrant Capital Pride Festival on America's historic Pennsylvania Avenue, where the LGBTQ+ community comes together for a full day of entertainment across three stages, delectable food and drink, and powerful advocacy with over 300 exhibitors in the largest annual event in the national capital region, which remains free and open to all.

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A Proud Partnership: The Trevor Project

We are committed to supporting the LGBTQ community beyond our doors. We are honored to partner with The Trevor Projectthe world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people. By booking your stay with us, you are not only ensuring a memorable experience but also contributing to a cause that saves lives and provides vital support to those in need.

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Listen to Kimpton's Pride Playlist

Discover the perfect soundtrack to your Pride celebration with Kimpton's curated Pride PlaylistFrom energetic dance hits to soulful anthems of love and empowerment, our playlist captures the spirit of Pride and keeps you grooving throughout your stay at the Kimpton Monaco Denver.

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