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Honolulu Pride™ 2019

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Honolulu Pride™: Celebrate The Rainbow

Honolulu Pride™ Is The Largest LGBTQ+ Event and Celebration in the State of Hawaii and Taking Place Every October. The Annual Gay Pride Parade and Festival Brings Together Thousands of the LGBTQ+ Community and Their Allies Locally, From the Neighbor Islands, Across America and From All Over the World.

The Honolulu Pride™ Celebration Is Two Weeks of Events Across The Island of Oahu That Leads Up To The Honolulu Pride™ Parade Along World Famous Waikiki Beach and Ending at the Waikiki Shell For the Honolulu Pride™ Festival.

In 2017, The Honolulu Pride™ Parade Had Over 60 Floats, Thousands of Marchers and Even More Spectators With Thousands In Attendance to the Free Honolulu Pride™ Festival Outdoors at the Diamond Head Greens of Waikiki Shell.

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Honolulu Pride™ 2019


General Information

Honolulu Pride is celebrated with a month of great events around the Island of Oahu, mainly in Downtown Honolulu and Waikiki areas. 

The primary sponsored events will take place October 11 to October 19, 2019 with the 2019 Honolulu Pride™ Parade and Festival taking place on Saturday, October 19, 2019.

Calendar of Pride Events

The Week of Events Leading Up To The Honolulu Pride™ Parade and Festival.

The 2019 Honolulu Pride Schedule of Events Will Be Coming Soon!

Honolulu Pride™ Parade

The Honolulu Pride Parade kicks off Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 11am from Magic Island across from Ala Moana Shopping Center in Downtown Honolulu and travels down Ala Moana Boulevard in Waikiki. The Honoluu Pride Parade then takes a right onto Kalakaua Avenue down the main strip of Waikiki passing Waikiki Beach until it ends at the Waikiki Shell and Kapiolani Park where the Honolulu Pride Festival is held.

Honolulu Pride™ Festival

The Honolulu Pride™ Festival Will Once Again Be Held at the Waikiki Shell Diamond Head Greens From 12noon to 6pm on Saturday, October 19, 2019. The Festival Will Feature Top Local Hawaii Entertainers and Internationally Renowned Performers.

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Sights and Sounds of Honolulu Pride 2018

The 2018 Honolulu Pride festivities were by far the best yet! During the month of October many businesses and organizations created fun and exciting events around Oahu, Hawaii To celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride. From art exhibits to comedy, bar & nightclub events to the Gay Island Guide SuperSlyde Pool Party at the new Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach - Honolulu Pride 2018 is definitely one for the record books! 

Gay Island Guide kicked off Honolulu Pride week with the official kick off pool party on October 14 with over 300 in attendance. It was an afternoon of fun in the sun with hosts Marina Del Rey and Roxy on the Mic. Those in attendance enjoyed great music by DJ Keala Kennelly and DJ Kuya, plus gogo dancers and an appearance by Andrew Christian Trophy Boys and Models Arad Winwin and Dan Yates. There was also a lot of giveaways from Andrew Christian and title sponsor SuperSlyde Lube. 

The week continued with more events around town and led up to the biggest day of the year on Saturday, October 20th with the Honolulu Pride Parade and Festival! This years