2022 Palm Springs Pride Week underway, culminating with weekend performances, parade

All this week, there are multiple events throughout the city and surrounding area to celebrate diversity and advance the cause of individual freedom for all.
The city’s annual Pride Parade is Sunday. The event typically draws tens of thousands to the streets.

If you’re not aware that it’s Pride Week in Palm Springs, we don’t know what to tell you. If you are aware — Happy Pride!

The news: All this week, there are multiple events throughout the city and surrounding area to celebrate diversity and advance the cause of individual freedom for all. The week concludes Sunday with the city’s biggest annual event — the Palm Springs Pride Parade at 10 a.m.

  • This year’s theme is “Say Gay,” in defiance of Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law and other anti-LGBTQ+ laws being passed across the country.

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Details: We don’t have enough room to list every party, performance, talk, exhibit, or other event taking place this week, but there are many listed on our online community calendar. It’s safe to say if you wander downtown or over to the Arenas District at just about any time you’ll find something happening. 

  • The action really heats up Friday. In fact, as Brad Fuhr at Gay Desert Guide notes, their calendar shows 25 events Friday, 44 on Saturday, and 33 on Sunday. Performers will come together at five venues throughout Downtown Palm Springs during the weekend.

  • Speaking of Brad, make sure to stop by The Arenas District Pride Weekend Kickoff presented by both Gay Desert Guide and KGAY 106.5. from 5 pm to 11:30 p.m.

  • We’ve got a complete rundown of the lineup of performers, including headliner Todrick Hall, here.

Zoom out: In addition to events, there are also honors being handed out.

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