Dallas, TX 75219
This annual event is the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) pride celebration for the north Texas area, and comprises two distinct functions. The Festival will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017, in Reverchon Park from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and will require no street closures. Two music stages and tents 10’x10’ and 10’x20’ will be erected in Reverchon Park. Food, alcoholic beverages, and merchandise will be sold. Projected total attendance for the Festival is 9,000. The Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade will be held on Sunday, September 17, 2017, beginning at 2:00 p.m. The north eastbound lanes of Wycliff between Maple and Cedar Springs, all lanes of Cedar Springs between Wycliff and Douglas, and the northeastbound lanes of Douglas between Cedar Springs and Lemmon will be closed for parade staging from 9:45 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. All lanes of Cedar Springs between Douglas and Oak Lawn will be closed between 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. for the parade, with cross traffic prohibited from reaching Cedar Springs Road on Douglas (both sides), Knight (both sides), Throckmorton (both sides), and Reagan Street (both sides). All lanes of Cedar Springs between Oak Lawn and Turtle Creek will be closed between 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. for the parade dispersal, with cross traffic prohibited from reaching Cedar Springs on Welborn Street (both sides), Hood (both sides), and Sale (both sides); cross traffic on Oak Lawn will be intermittently controlled. Three 24’x12’x24’ announcer stands will be erected on Cedar Springs between Wycliff and Oak Lawn. Projected total attendance for the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade is 30,000.