On Saturday, June 18th, the 26th Annual Pride Festival kicks off in Downtown Boise at the Capitol!

The pride rally begins at 11 AM on the Boise Capitol steps, with the Pride parade starting at 11:30 AM at the Capitol as well. After the parade, there will be a pride festival going on throughout the day starting at 12 PM. The headlining act for this year's Pride festival is Queen Sassi (The Voice).

The theme of this year's festival is Color the Capitol and Boise PrideFest is encouraging attendees to use the hashtag #colorthecapitol to share photos via social media.

There will be several fun events happening throughout Pride Week! The Flicks will be hosting a screening of the 2014 film 'Pride' on Wednesday, June 15th at 7 PM to celebrate Pride Week and the Boise Gay Men's Chorus will sing on the Flick's patio at 6 PM. For more information about this event, click here.

On Thursday, June 16th, Humpin' Hannah's will be hosting Boise's Voice Xtravaganza at 8 PM. For more information on this event, click here. On Friday, June 17th, Lucky Dog will have its Pride Kickoff Party starting at 9 PM and you can find out more information about that event by clicking here.

Lucky Dog will also be hosting their Adam and Eve Naughty and Nice Party following the Pride festival beginning at 9 PM on Saturday, June 18th and you can get more information and buy your tickets to this event by clicking here. As you can see, there are a variety of different events throughout Pride week this year!

MIX 106 and KISS 103.5 will be at the parade with their vans playing live music. DJs will be hanging out at their tents to give away freebies such as pins and stickers during the festival! Come by our tents and hang out with us as we celebrate all the festivities throughout the day! Happy Pride!