Every year the LGBT community in Leicester comes together to march through the city centre in a vibrant parade that marks the beginning of the festival.

We invite everyone to join us on the parade, although we ask that larger groups register via the website so that we can plan the order and layout.

Please note that no glass bottles are allowed on the parade and much of the route runs through the cities alcohol free zones.

This year we are significantly increasing security on the parade. We now require all groups of people greater than 5 to register or you may not be able to take part on the day. We may also ask to search your belongings at any point in the parade. Please be aware that this is ensure everyone’s safety following recent¬†events in Manchester & London.

Register your group for the parade

Parade Route

Below is an interactive Google Map showing the parade route with LGBT venues highlighted as red stars. The parade starts at 12 noon and arrives at the park for 1pm.