2017 Honolulu Pride™ Parade + Festival, held Saturday, October 21, was the culmination of two weeks of events for Hawaii’s LGBTQ+ community and our allies. Thank you to everyone who helped make it one of the best Prides ever!
View or download the Official Pride Guide for 2017 Honolulu Pride™ Parade & Festival. Get all the info on parade contingents, festival entertainers, community and sponsors’ booths and more.
More than 150 rainbow banners brightened Waikiki for two weeks leading up to the parade and festival. Thank you to our Rainbows Over Waikiki sponsors including businesses, community groups, families and individuals!
“Honolulu Pride™…helping us to realize the true meaning of aloha.”
Official Black and White Parties, performing arts events, educational panels and discussions, fun fundraiser, pool parties, and more. This year’s Pride had something for everyone. Visit the Official Pride Events Page to see more.
Programs designed for younger LGBTQ+ people including world famous dancer Mark Kanemura’s Dance Class, a talk story session with parents of LGBTQ kids, events for National Coming Out Day, a performance by Kimberly Dark, the Pride Cheerleading Association’s workshop and more.
With more than 20,000 parade viewers, 60 parade entrants, 115 moving units and 1,500 participants, the Honolulu Pride Parade gets bigger and more festive every year. Take a look at photos in the Star Advertiser / TGIF.
Fabulous live music, drag and burlesque performers, amazing DJs, inspiring speeches…the festival brought it all together. For the full line up, click here.
Enjoy these pics by Kelli With An Eye Photography of some of the more than 3,000 revelers at the 2017 Honolulu Pride™ Festival, our largest and most diverse festival ever.
…especially our Visionary Sponsors Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand, Alaska Airlines, Sheraton Waikiki and Hawaiian Airlines. Our 2017 sponsors helped make this year’s parade and festival possible, standing with Honolulu’s LGBTQ+ community to celebrate diversity, inclusion and aloha. Thank you!