Thousands celebrate in Brooklyn’s annual LGBT pride festival

Thousands celebrate in Brooklyn’s annual LGBT pride festival

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Thousands gathered in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood on Saturday to celebrate at the Brooklyn Pride Festival, and its annual parade, led this year by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, one of the event’s four grand marshals and the first NYC mayor to lead a pride parade.

Parade participants included Brooklyn Borough president Eric Adams, FDNY, Cheer New York, 5th Scouting, Dykes on Bikes and runners from the morning 5K run.

An estimated 50,000 LGBT people and their allies attended this year’s event.

Enjoy the photos from the very talented Dave Bledsoe of FreeVerse Photography.

Brooklyn Pride
Brooklyn Pride Dave Bledsoe, FreeVerse Photography
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Dave Bledsoe, FreeVerse Photography
Brooklyn Borough president Eric Adams
Brooklyn Borough president Eric Adams Dave Bledsoe, FreeVerse Photography

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