June 23, 2011
SF Pride General Event Release 2011
Pride Committee Welcomes Main Stage Headliners Sandra Bernhard, Kerli, and Kat Graham as well as Elvis Crespo on the Latin Stage
San Francisco, CA – 23 June 2011
The 41st Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration & Parade
June 25-26, 2011
Celebration Location & Times
|Saturday, June 25||
Sunday, June 26
Noon to 6:00 PM
11:00 AM to 6:30 PM
Parade Route & Times
|Sunday, June 26||
Along Market Street
Kickoff at 10:30 AM
From Beale to 8th St.
“In Pride We Trust”
2011 EVENT FOCUS
Sandra Bernhard, Kerli, Jessica 6, Deep Dark Robot with Linda Perry, Kat Graham, Moonalice, and Big Freedia will be headlining this year’s Main Stage. Elvis Crespo and Dulce María and Christian Chávez of Mexico’s RBD will be headlining on the Latin Stage on Sunday, June 26.
This year we are excited to present three amazing headlining stars at the Steamworks Latin Stage: direct from Puerto Rico, Grammy and Latin Grammy Award winner ELVIS CRESPO will take the stage to perform songs from his latest release "Indestructible," as well as his classic hits. Elvis' performance is a part of his national Indestructible Promotional Tour, which he has dedicated to the LGBT community. Also headlining the Steamworks Latin Stage, direct from Mexico City, DULCE MARIA and CHRISTIAN CHAVEZ.
GRAND MARSHALS & HONOREES
Celebrity Grand Marshals:
LaKisha Hoffman, Winner of the Amazing Race
Yigit Pura, Winner of Top Chef: Just Desserts
Dustin Lance Black, screenwriter of the MILK Movie
Jeremy Valdez, La Mission
Lifetime Achievement Grand Marshal:
Bishop Yvette Flunder
National Organizational Grand Marshal:
The Trevor Project
Local Organizational Grand Marshal:
GLBT Historical Society and History Museum
Community Grand Marshals:
Dr. Aaron Belkin
Terry Stewart, Esq.
Rev. Roland Stringfellow
Graylin K. Thornton
Honorary Grand Marshals:
Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee (SFLGBTPCC):
The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee (SFPride.org) is a non-profit membership organization founded to produce the annual San Francisco Pride Celebration & Parade. San Francisco Pride is dedicated to education, commemoration of LGBT heritage and celebration of LGBT culture and liberation. A world leader in the Pride movement, San Francisco Pride is also a grant-giving organization through its Community Partners Program. Since 1997, SF Pride has granted over $1.7 million dollars from proceeds of the Pride Celebration and Parade to local non-profit LGBT organizations and those organizations serving the HIV/AIDS and breast cancer communities.
About the 2011 San Francisco Pride Celebration & Parade:
2011 marks the 41st anniversary of the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade. The Pride Celebration & Parade will be held over the weekend of June 25 and 26, 2011. With over 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and more than twenty community-run stages and venues, the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest annual gathering of LGBT people and allies in the nation. The two-day celebration is free and open to all. For more information please visit our website at SFPride.org.
For Further Information Please Contact:
Interim Executive Director
1841 Market Street, Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103-1112
Phone (415) 864-0831 ext.102
Fax (415) 864-5889