Ky Pride Parade 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky (WDRB) -- The 2019 Kentuckiana Pride Festival kicks off Friday with the annual Pride Parade.

The parade begins at 7:00 p.m. Friday at the corner of Campbell and Market Streets. It goes west on Market, north on Preston and finishes at the Big Four Lawn.

Parade organizers are expecting the biggest parade yet with over 100 entries and 5,000 people signed up to walk in the parade. Parade Grand Marshal is Play Louisville and it's owners: Joe Brown, Micah McGowan, Chris Galla, and Todd Roman.

Pride Parade Map

Concerts will take place Friday and Saturday at the Big Four Lawn, Waterfront Park.

The concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and noon on Saturday. The live music will continue untill 11:00 p.m. each night.

Watch for street closings for the Pride Parade. The Louisville Metro Police Department has a list of detours and closings that will last a few hours. 

Friday, June 14, 2019 - Pride Parade

5:30 p.m - 10 p.m.

  • Market Street from Baxter Avenue to Preston Street
  • Wenzel Street from Main Street to Jefferson Street
  • Campbell Street from Main Street to Jefferson Street
  • Shelby Street from Main Street to Jefferson Street
  • Clay Street from Main Street to Jefferson Street
  • Hancock Street from Main Street to Jefferson Street
  • Jackson Street from Main Street to Jefferson Street

6:15 p.m. - 10 p.m.

  • Main Street from Hancock Street to Preston Street
  • Preston Street from Witherspoon Street to Market Street
  • East Washington Street from Floyd Street to Preston Street
  • Witherspoon Street from Floyd Street to Jackson Street
  • River Road from Preston Street to Witherspoon Street

No Parking Areas

4 p.m. - 10 p.m.

  • Market Street from Baxter Avenue to Preston Street
  • Wenzel Street from Main Street to Jefferson Street
  • Campbell Street from Main Street to Jefferson Street
  • Shelby Street from Main Street to Jefferson Street
  • Clay Street from Main Street to Jefferson Street
  • Hancock Street from Main Street to Jefferson Street
  • Jackson Street from Main Street to Jefferson Street
  • Baxter Avenue from Jefferson Street to Story Avenue/Main Street

5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

  • Main Street from Hancock Street to Preston Street
  • Preston Street from Witherspoon Street to Market Street
  • East Washington Street from Floyd Street to Preston Street
  • Witherspoon Street from Floyd Street to Jackson Street
  • River Road from Preston Street to Witherspoon Street

There are detours in place for people trying to access Preston Street, the Louisville Bats game and the AC Hotel. The LMPD website has more details. 

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