Accessibility at the Parade

 

***Note: if a person with a disability requires a companion to assist them at the Pride festival, that companion will be admitted free of charge. Pride staff may request proof of disability.***

 

Accessibility at the San Diego Pride Parade

The parade is launched at the intersection of Normal Street and University Avenue, and heads west on University until 6th Avenue. There it turns south and travels along 6th Avenue, terminating at Quince Street. From there, you can enter the Music Festival at the Main Gate, located on Balboa Drive south of Laurel Street. For more information on the parade, please visit the San Diego Pride Parade page.

Accessible Seating 

Accessible seating, including ASL interpretation, can be found at the viewing area on the south side of University Avenue just west of Normal Street. Note that seats are available on a first come, first served basis.

An area suitable for wheelchair users, those with service dogs that might need protection from sun and crowds or who have other disabilities can be found at the viewing area on the south side of University Avenue just west of Normal Street. Note that seats are available on a first come, first served basis.

  • Accessible Senior Seating

The San Diego LGBT Community Center’s Senior Services has a fabulous program whereby qualified individuals can reserve a seat in advance.

  • American Sign Language Interpretation

An American Sign Language interpreter will turn the auditory, such as descriptions of the contingents read at the various viewing stands,  into visual.  They will be located at the viewing area on the south side of University Avenue just west of Normal Street. Note that seats are available on a first come, first served basis.

  • Information Booth

Please find this booth on the north side of University Avenue, about half way between Vermont and Tenth.

  • Restrooms

Accessible restrooms will be located in the general vicinity of the DMV located on Normal Street.

The parade is launched at the intersection of Normal Street and University Avenue, and heads west on University until 6th Avenue. There it turns south and travels along 6th Avenue, terminating at Quince Street. From there, you can enter the Music Festival at either the Main Gate (Balboa Drive south of Laurel Street) or the Juniper Gate (Juniper Street east of 6th Avenue).

For more information on the parade, please visit San Diego Pride Parade page.

 
General Event Accessibility

Below is a list of links to useful Parade Accessibility Mapaccessibility resources for people with disabilities attending this summer's Pride festivities:

  • Access Guide to Pride: this guide provides an overview of all the accessibility options at the Pride Music Festival.
  • Accessible Program Guide: our accessible version of the Pride festival program guide, including stage performance schedules.
  • Useful Directions for Individuals with Sight Impairments: directions and other information tailored to those with visual impairments.
  • Proof of Disability Status: learn what constitutes proof of disability, which is especially important for those who wish a helper to accompany them at the festival free of charge.
  • Service Dog Information: Pride welcomes service dogs and documented emotional support dogs at the Music Festival. Please read this policy carefully prior to deciding to bring your dog.
  • Shuttle Information: find shuttle information such as schedules, times and routes, as well as how people with a specific need for an accessible van can get one as a shuttle.
  • Items Prohibited within Festival Grounds: all bags brought into the Pride Music Festival are searched. Please review this list in preparation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please explore the links below, and if you have further questions, email us at [email protected].