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2019 Pride Parade

The Evergreen Foundation

Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

2019 Pride Parade

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The Pride Parade features over 150 organizations showcasing colorful floats and unforgettable performances. Come one; Come all! You do not want to miss this parade!

As a way to honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the legacy of activists such as Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, and the perseverance of the LGBTQ+ community, we are thrilled to announce this year’s parade theme is Keep Making History

This is your chance to stand up, stand out and create a float that embodies the decades of Pride and the spirit of Stonewall — past, present or future. Because no matter how you march, we’re all making history together. Special thanks to our event sponsors Evergreen Health and M&T Bank for their support. 

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The Evergreen Foundation is committed to keeping the Parade free and open to all participants. However, we hope that you will consider making a donation to help offset the many expenses associated with hosting the Parade, including insurance, security and supplies. Suggested donation amounts are as below:

  • Nonprofit Organization: $25
  • For-Profit Organization: $50+



DATE: Sunday, June 2


Parade line up will begin at 9:00 AM in lots R13 & R14 at Buffalo State College (1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo NY). A parking lot attendant will be on site to direct parade floats and marchers into the lot. A campus map is located at:

Parade participants must arrive no later than 10:00 AM for placement in the parade line-up. However, due to significantly increased parade participation, we STRONGLY encourage that you arrive at 9:00 AM for line-up. The Parade steps-off promptly at 12:00 PM (noon). Due to limited parking, we also encourage Parade participants to utilize public transportation and ride-sharing services (Lyft, Uber).




Traveling south on Elmwood Avenue and ending at Allen Street. The block of Elmwood Avenue between Allen Street and Virginia Street will be closed to traffic; floats and marchers will be able to disassemble in this area. Participants and attendees are encouraged to take the NFTA train from either the Allen Street/Medical Campus Station or the Fountain Plaza Station to the Pride Festival at Canalside. 




Per City of Buffalo requirements, the Evergreen Foundation is required to carry liability insurance for the Pride Parade. Consequently, all participants must adhere to the Terms & Conditions listed below as a condition of participating in the Pride Parade. Failure to adhere to these guidelines could result in exclusion from participating in this year’s event, exclusion from future events and possible legal action.


  • Participants will line up beginning at 9:00 AM but must arrive no later than 10:00 AM for placement in the parade.
  • All drivers must have a valid driver’s license and necessary auto insurance.
  • Alcoholic beverages and controlled substances are NOT permitted on the parade route or in the lineup area.
  • Participants are NOT permitted to throw ANY items (confetti, literature, candy, etc.) to spectators. However, handing out items is acceptable. This will be strictly enforced.
  • Participants will stay off sidewalks and remain with their group during the parade.
  • Music must be turned OFF at the end of the parade (Allen Street).
  • All motorized vehicles MUST be decorated. This is a parade and all participating groups are expected to contribute to a festive atmosphere.
  • Participants AGREE TO INDEMNIFY the Evergreen Foundation and its affiliated entities, from and against any and all liability incurred in connection to participation in the 2019 Pride Parade.
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Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222

Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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The Evergreen Foundation

Evergreen Health fosters healthy communities by providing medical, supportive, and behavioral services to individuals and families in Western New York—especially those who are living with chronic illness or who are underserved by the healthcare system. To learn more, please visit

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