The Stockton Pride Festival is an annual event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community in Stockton, California. The festival aims to foster a sense of unity, inclusivity, and acceptance among people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and backgrounds.
Typically held in August, the Stockton Pride Festival features a variety of activities and attractions designed to promote a positive and uplifting atmosphere. The event usually takes place at the Weber Point Event Center, a beautiful waterfront venue located in downtown Stockton.
The Stockton Pride Festival includes live music performances, drag shows, food vendors, and informational booths from various LGBTQ+ organizations and local businesses. The festival showcases local talent and provides a platform for LGBTQ+ artists and performers to share their creativity with the community.
One of the main goals of the Stockton Pride Festival is to raise awareness about the LGBTQ+ community and promote acceptance and understanding. The event also serves as a fundraiser, with proceeds going to support local LGBTQ+ organizations and initiatives.
The festival is organized by the San Joaquin Pride Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing resources, support, and advocacy for the LGBTQ+ community in San Joaquin County. The San Joaquin Pride Center works to create a safe and welcoming environment for all, while also addressing the unique needs and challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community.