Whether you’re gay or straight, the annual LGBT PRIDE week in West Hollywood is a shit ton of crazy fun but also a shit ton of crazy traffic. Certain road closures will begin today and continue through the weekend so if you are in WeHo, avoid driving on and around Santa Monica Blvd. at all costs this weekend.
The good news is that there’s a surplus of Ubers and ALL permit parking regulations will be lifted from 4pm Friday, June 7, 2014 through 7am Monday June 10th, 2014! So let’s start with the annoying street closures then we’ll get to the fabulous good stuff. By the way, if you’ve never been to Pride before, throw on some bright colors and glitter and get ready for a whole lot of rainbows, parties, and naked men!
The 44th Annual LGBT Pride Celebration is from
Friday, June 6, 2014 – Sunday, June 8, 2014
Pay attention because if traffic and parking in LA isn’t bad enough, it’s about to get a whole lot worse!
San Vincente Boulevard (between Santa Monica Blvd and Melrose Ave) – CLOSED from Thursday 6/5 at 7pm (today) to Monday 6/9 at 10am
PARADE STREET CLOSURES – Sunday June 8, 2014
– Santa Monica Blvd from FAIRFAX to DOHENY 5am – 5pm (aka until Monday)
– Crescent Heights from ROMAINE to FOUNTAIN 5am – 5pm
– Norton from HAVENHURST to LAUREL 5am – 5pm
Oh and also:
**ALL STREETS ONE BLOCK NORTH AND SOUTH OF SANTA MONICA BLVD FROM FAIRFAX TO LA PEER**
PARTIES AND FESTIVITIES
Just walking down Santa Monica Blvd is a party in itself! Not only does WeHo have some of THE BEST brunch and bar spots, but they’re all going to be super amped up this week for the festival! Most places will have male go-go dancers in tiny thongs wiggling around out front, and you’ll be sure to see a fair share of crazy costumes! If you’re looking to do more, here are a list of the Pride parties and events!
Thursday, June 5 2014
PRIVATE EVENT: Lisa Vanderpump, Mayor John D’Amico & Frontiers Magazine kick-off party at PUMP Red Carpet: 6pm | Party: 6-10pm | RSVP Required
It is time for TigerHeat’s annual LA Pride weekend kick-off party, and this year we have a lot of be proud about! To help with the festivities we are teaming up with Universal Music to bring you the official CD release party for the debut studio album by Dutch music producer and DJ Afrojack, titled “Forget The World”!
June us Friday, June 3 from 7-10PM for an exclusive preview and trunk show of Alexander Simai’s Summer 2014 collection.
This Boston-based designer knows how to do sexy.
So, boys, let’s kick off Pride weekend with this summer’s hottest, must-have styles.
2014 Los Angeles Pride Festival Jun 7-8, 2014 | West Hollywood Park – Santa Monica Blvd between Fairfax and Doheny
The 2014 LA PRIDE Celebration, held in beautiful West Hollywood Park, is the largest gathering of the LGBT community in Southern California. Enjoy live entertainment on multiple stages, headline performances, all new dance venues, numerous exhibitors, food and drink vendors and thousands of members of our vibrant and active community.
Wonderland Weekend 2014: SpLAsh Rooftop Pool Party Saturday Jun 7, 2014 | 12:00pm-6:00pm | Andaz West Hollywood
EVENT DETAILS SpLAash Rooftop Pool Party Saturday, June 7 12pm – 6pm DJ GRIND Kickoff the weekend at an all new edition of SpLAash 2014! One of LA’s biggest pool party moves to the top of West Hollywood – literally – at the tallest pool in the city at the Andaz Hotel West Hollywood on Sunset. Click here for tickets.
PRIDE AT PALIHOUSE 2013 the 5th Annual Parade Viewing Party Saturday Jun 7, 2014 | 10:30am-3:00pm | Palihouse
Chad Hudson Events invites you to join in the celebration for PRIDE AT PALIHOUSE 2014 the 6th Annual Parade Viewing Party, happening Sunday, June 9th from 10:30am until 3:00pm. The event will be held again on the rooftop of Palihouse, located at 8465 Holloway Drive, West Hollywood.
SUBMERGE: Rooftop Pool Party Saturday Jun 7, 2014 | 12:00pm-6:00pm | The LINE Hotel
SUBMERGE: Rooftop Pool Party Noon – 6PM We’ve Sold Out of our Early Bird special SUBMERGE TICKETS, but you can still save on your entrance by buying online instead of at the door: ONLINE PRESALE TICKETS – $20 Music Brought to You BY: DJs Victor Rodriguez ( CritterControl / CUBSCOUT ) & international DJ / Producer Leonardo Glovibes
Jun 7-8, 2014 | 12:00pm-11:00pm | LA pride festival – West Hollywood
SummerTramp Presents! THUNDER GROUND ROLLING DEEP IN LA PRIDE FESTIVAL LA PRIDE POP-UP ROLLER RINK & DISCO! SATURDAY, 6/07: 12PM – 1AM – AARON & AARON – DAISY O’DELL – CASEY ALVA – JAMES CERNE – MIKE BRYANT
Sunday June 8, 2014
2014 Los Angeles Pride Parade Sunday Jun 8, 2014 | 11:00am | Santa Monica Blvd. between Fairfax Ave. and Doheny Dr.
Where do you run in to thousands of your nearest and dearest in Los Angeles? At the annual LA PRIDE Parade, set to step off this year on Sunday, June 8, at 11:00 a.m. With over 400,000 participants, spectators and marchers, this emotionally charged experience, gathers together a colorful and diverse look at our creative community showcasing all that is great about the LGBT community.
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