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Austin PRIDE Weekend Outlook


“YOUnify and Celebrate” is the tagline for this year’s Austin PRIDE day—an opportunity to support and connect the area’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community.

Events include a parade and a festival that features what organizers call an unparalleled lineup of live music acts.

The Austin PRIDE celebration is in its 21st year. Austin PRIDE President Paul Huddleston says the festival keeps getting bigger and that they’ve sold tickets to people from 28 states and 8 countries.

“The festival is for everyone. We’ve got activities and attractions for kids all the way up to the adults," Huddleston says.Here's more information on some official PRIDE events on Saturday, September 22:

Austin PRIDE Festival: Featuring special guests: Peaches, Nicky Da B, Stacey Q, and many more! Benefiting AIDS Services of Austin, Out Youth, TENT, and Equality Texas. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fiesta Gardens, 2100 Jesse E. Segovia St. $20 (cash only).

Austin PRIDE Parade: The biggest event of Austin Pride and this year the parade has a new route. 8 p.m. Texas Capitol, 1100 Congress.

Details can be found at

Laura first joined the KUT team in April 2012. She now works for the statewide program Texas Standard as a reporter and producer. Laura came to KUT from the world of television news. She has worn many different hats as an anchor, reporter and producer at TV stations in Austin, Amarillo and Toledo, OH. Laura is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, a triathlete and enjoys travel, film and a good beer. She enjoys spending time with her husband and pets.
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