Media Inquiries, Credentials, and Press Releases

Media inquiries for San Francisco Pride:
Please email
Request Media Credentials
Your media wristband will let you:
Pass through security with media related prohibited items like cameras, tripods, etc.

Access the press corral directly in front of the Kaiser Permanente Main Stage.
Access and stand along the parade route on transit islands.

Media Access to Parade Route:
For safety and security reasons we ask that media with this pass stand on one of the many Market Street SF Muni transit "islands" located in the middle of Market Street rather than photograph or report from the roadway.


There are only two (2) media entry points to the Parade route, and credentials will be checked at each. You will not be able to enter the parade route anywhere but these locations, and you must be wearing your credential in order to be allowed access to the Parade route.

• Market Street at 9th Street
• 77 Beale Street at Market


Press Releases
Statement from San Francisco Pride
June 4, 2024
June 4, 2024: SF Pride remains committed to transparency and dialogue with our communities as guiding values, and this includes addressing comments and misinformation about our current policies and practices including the following:
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Call for Ceasefire and Release of All Hostages
February 8, 2024
Our hearts are heavy with grief for the Palestinians and Israelis whose lives have been damaged or destroyed by violence, whether physical, psychological, or emotional. In the magnitude of the conflict in Gaza, we must remember who we are as a community, both locally and globally. In these times of profound sorrow, we echo the cries of the world in calling for peace and unity.
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SF Pride Executive Director Suzanne Ford, Honored with Keystone Service Award
November 7, 2023
Suzanne Ford, the Executive Director of San Francisco Pride, has been selected to receive a special honor during this year's Positive Resource Center's (PRC) 2023 Mighty Real Gala, a powerful event dedicated to transformation and honoring remarkable individuals and organizations who have made a significant impact on the LGBTQ+ community.
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SF Pride Announces Results of 2023 Board Election
October 23, 2023
San Francisco Pride is thrilled to announce the results of the 2023 Board Election, following a successful voting process. Members cast their ballots at SF Pride’s Annual General Membership on Tuesday, September 12, and the final votes were tallied virtually.
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SF Pride Golf Tournament Returns to TPC Harding Park
September 13, 2023
Presented by SF Pride, this prestigious tournament is the first-ever LGBTQ+ sporting event to be officially endorsed by the PGA. Since its inception in 2019, the SF Pride Golf Tournament has become a potent symbol of increased LGBTQ+ representation in the realm of professional athletics.
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San Francisco Pride Parade & Celebration 2023 Showcases Diverse Lineup of Artists and Performers
June 21, 2023
San Francisco Pride, the most iconic LGBTQ+ event in the world, is back with a spectacular lineup of artists and performers for this year's parade and celebration taking place on Saturday, June 24, and Sunday, June 25. This year’s theme is “Looking Back and Moving Forward,” so the event promises to be a vibrant and inclusive celebration of love, diversity, and equality that honors those who paved the way while championing LGBTQ+ youth.
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Inaugural San Francisco Pride Human Rights Summit
June 2, 2023
The Inaugural San Francisco Pride Human Rights Summit will take place on Thursday, June 22, 2023, bringing together community leaders, activists, and organizations to address pressing issues of intersectionality, racial justice, and the fight against anti-trans legislation. Headlining the summit will be transgender lawmaker Zoey Zephyrs and Imani Rupert-Gordon, Executive Director of National Center for Lesbian Rights. The summit will be held at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.
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SF Pride Presents “A Night of Queer Entertainment" 2023 Kick-Off Fundraiser at the Iconic Castro Theatre
May 20, 2023
SF Pride, the leading organization dedicated to promoting LGBTQ+ rights and celebrating the vibrant queer community, is thrilled to announce a spectacular fundraising event, "SF Pride 2023 Kick-Off: A Night of Queer Entertainment," taking place on June 2nd at the iconic Castro Theatre. This unforgettable evening promises an extraordinary lineup of Bay Area legends of drag, theatre, music, and film.
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April 13, 2023
Six Community Grand Marshals to be honored at the 53rd Annual Event
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SF Pride selects Suzanne Ford as executive director
February 8, 2023
San Francisco Pride (SF Pride) board of directors have selected Suzanne Ford as executive director. Serving as interim executive director since February of 2022, Ford will continue to spearhead the funding and operations for one of the country’s premier Pride celebrations.
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SF Pride elects 3 new Board members and a new Board Executive Committee, reflective of diversity within the LGBTQ+ community
November 7, 2022
San Francisco Pride members have chosen three new Board members and the Board elected new Board officers, reflective of diversity within the LGBTQ+ community.
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Ken Jones Awards
October 20, 2022
The 2nd Annual Ken Jones Awards returns to an in-person reception to honor the incredible achievements of San Francisco’s finest LGBTQIA+ advocates. Attendees will enjoy light food and beverages, as well as 360-degree panoramic city views from the 45th floor of the Hilton San Francisco.
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SF Pride 2022 Main Stage Announcement
June 15, 2022
San Francisco Pride to Feature Variety of Performers and Elected Officials at the In-Person Return of San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade and Celebration on the Kaiser Permanente Main StageCelebrity acts, community leaders and local politicians take to the stage at the two-day celebration
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Joint Statement from SFPRIDE and SF Police Officers Pride Alliance
June 3, 2022
Pride grew out of conflicts between LGBTQ communities and police at Compton’s Cafeteria and Stonewall Inn. Ever since then, we have attempted to bridge that divide.
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Response to Erroneous Articles Regarding Police and Pride
June 1, 2022
The San Francisco Police Officers Pride alliance, the LGBTQ+ members of the San Francisco Sheriff’s Office (SFSO), and the San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) stand in solidarity with Mayor London Breed. They will not participate in this year’s San Francisco Pride Parade unless the San Francisco Pride Board of Directors reverses its decision to exclude our Police Department and Sheriff’s Department members from marching in the parade in uniform.
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