June 23 and 24, 2012

Photo Credit: Rick Gerharter

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride

3rd

A Celebration of the Gay Experience

June 23-24, 1973

Gay Freedom Day 1973 Event Poster
Name of Event: Gay Freedom Day
Celebration Site: Marx Meadows
Parade Route: Kickoff at Market and Montgomery heading west on Post, right at Larkin, left on Sacramento and ending at Lafayette Park
Temp: 62°
1st to Appear: Community Banners
Crowd Estimate: 42,000
Board Co-Chairs: Steve Ginsburg & Diane Richardson
Mayoral Proclamation: None
Chronicle Cover: "Sunny Gay Parade in City"
Major Events: Name Changed to "Gay Freedom Day"
City Grants: None
Economic Impact: Unknown
Grand Marshals:

1973 Gay Freedom Day Parade Route

1973 Program - A Celebration of the Gay Experience - Dance, Parade, Picnic 1973 Gay Freedom Day Parade Route What Gay Parade 73 Means