San Francisco Pride: Generation of Strength at Civic Center Plaza in Union Square, San Francisco

San Francisco Pride: Generation of Strength


Celebration and Rally
Sat, June 23, 12:00 to 6:00 PM
Sun, June 24, 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

335 McAllister Street | Directions

Main Stage
Two days of inspirational speakers and performers. Details.

Community Stages and Gathering Spaces
Local producers bring to life 20 stages and venues throughout the Celebration that weave together the many facets of our diverse communities in a beautiful mosaic. Learn more.

Donation at the Gate
San Francisco Pride is a 501c3 non-profit organization. We are asking everyone to make a $1 to $5 donation at the entry gate. We partially fund over 20 community-produced stages and venues at the Celebration; and we partner with more than 60 local non-profits to whom we have given back nearly $3 million in direct grants in the last 20 years.

Entry Screening
Everyone entering the Celebration will be subject to screening. The following items are prohibited:
• Any bag or container over 18” x 18”
• Alcohol
• Coolers
• Glass bottles
• Illegal drugs or substances
• Hazardous or toxic materials
• Firearms, fireworks, explosives
• Drones
• Weapons
• Knives, impact or electric pulse weapons
• Stunning devices
• Radios, walkie-talkies, jammers, scanners
• Portable speakers
• Any item deemed inappropriate or hazardous by law enforcement or security

Wellness Tip
• If you see something, say something. Pay attention to your surroundings and report suspicious activity or unattended packages to the nearest police officer or security personnel.
• Bring a friend with you when traveling to new and unfamiliar places. 
• Keep yourself hydrated and drink plenty of water. Water is available at all of our Official Beverage Booths. 
• Do not leave any valuables or personal items unattended. 
• Be good to one another, look out for one another, and speak up for one another.

Information Booth
The Information Booth is located on Civic Center Plaza at Fulton Street. Here you can pick up a copy of the PocketPride Guide, which contains a map of the Celebration showing the locations of stages/venues and amenities.

First Aid
Our primary First Aid Center is located inside Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, via the Grove/Polk entrance. There are also medical foot patrol teams roaming throughout the event. A satellite First Aid Station is located at the intersection of Hyde and Golden Gate on Sunday.

Exhibitors and Food
Over 200 exhibitors feature a wide variety of artists, local and national businesses, nonprofits, artisans, and food and beverage vendors.

Throughout the site, you’ll find a variety of Official Beverage Booths featuring water, soda, beer, wine and cocktails. Alcohol not purchased from one of our Official Beverage Booths is not permitted. Please drink responsibly and remember to stay hydrated. The Castro Country Club Sober Stage, located on United Nations Plaza, offers a drug and alcohol free zone.

Childcare & Accessibility 
Free childcare and accessibility services are available; more information is available at the Information Booth. Accessibility seating and ASL interpretation are provided at the Main Stage and other stages throughout the event.

Keep it Clean, Keep it Green
We are striving to reduce our impact on the environment. Waste collection stations are provided throughout the Celebration with clearly marked receptacles for recycling, compost, and landfill. Please do your part to dispose of your waste in a thoughtful manner.

Portable toilets are clearly identified and available in numerous locations throughout the Celebration.

Smoke-Free Event
The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is a smoke-free event per San Francisco Health Code, Article 19L.

Transportation and Bicycle Parking 
We strongly recommend that you take advantage of the Bay Area’s robust public transit system when coming to our event. Use the Civic Center Muni/BART stop to access the Celebration. Bicycle valet is also available at McAllister and Hyde.