Long Beach Pride 2018

Long Beach Pride takes place each year in early May and features a weekend of pride events on several main stages and a stunning parade by the beach on the final Sunday.

  • Event Dates

    From: May 19, 2018
    To: May 20, 2018

  • Key Higlights

    Don’t miss the “Pride Rally” a two day series of concerts and shows taking place in the main pride party zone with several stages featuring different music and acts catering to all tastes.

LA Pride – A March, a parade and a party, all in one!

The LA Pride Parade takes place along Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood on the last Saturday of the week long festival. This is one of the highlight events of LA Pride Week and definitely should not be missed. Be sure to arrive early to get a great spot along the parade route!

The week long pride festival includes concerts, cultural events and sporting tournaments at both the Park Stage and Boulevard Stage.

One of the highlights of LA Pride includes, PRIDE IS UNIVERSAL, which takes place at Universal Studios and comes with a lot of cool perks! Each ticket gets you all-day access to the Universal Studios Hollywood™ theme park – gates open at 9AM– plus exclusive after-hours park access from 9PM to 1AM for PRIDE IS UNIVERSAL ticket holders only. This unique experience includes live DJ’s, dance clubs, cash bars, character meet-n-greets, and many more fun surprises

Gay Map of Long Beach

The gay scene in Long Beach is quite compact and all of the hotels we recommend are close to the gay village and parade area.

Long Beach Gay Pride Video

Highlights of the Long Beach Gay Pride events.

Westin Long Beach

Recommended Hotels in Long Beach

Long beach is quite an easy city to get around on foot. Many of the busiest bars are located on East Broadway. We have selected the best reviewed hotels in the area based on our reader feedback.

Hyatt Centric
Great Location


Free WiFi in all guest rooms. A year-round heated outdoor rooftop pool is available for guest relaxation. Great Service.

Renaissance Long Beach
Readers Choice


Located in downtown Long Beach, the Renaissance Hotel offers contemporary accommodation steps away from shops and bars.

Westin Long Beach
Luxurious Rooms


Located across from the Terrace Theater, the Westin offers modern guest rooms with 24 hour room service and Westin Heavenly beds.

Courtyard by Marriott
Great Value


Centrally located, less than 1.6 km from both Long Beach and features an outdoor pool and a well-equipped gym and great value large rooms.

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