L.G.B.T. Pride Parade & Festival

San Diego Pride Festival

The annual San Diego Pride Parade is back and bigger than ever! An estimated 300,000 attendees are expected to join the weekend’s events. Come out to celebrate and honor the LGBTQ+ community. With limited parking, MTS is the smart ride to Pride.

Riders are encouraged to use their PRONTO app to travel to the event.

Youth with a registered PRONTO card or app account can also ride free with the Youth Opportunity Pass. Remember to tap or scan before every ride - even when you transfer between stops.

Fares Adult Senior / Disabled / Medicare
One-Way Fare $2.50 $1.25
Earned Day Pass $6.00 $3.00

Rapid 215 is a great option to get to all the Pride festivities:

  • Service every 15 minutes or better throughout most of the day
  • Last bus leaves downtown/Hillcrest (both directions) after midnight
  • Direct service to University & Park Blvd. to catch the Parade. The Parade begins on University three blocks west of Park Blvd. at Normal Street.
  • Connect to the free Pride shuttle service at the Park Blvd. and Presidents Way. (Northbound stop: Park Blvd. and Naval Hospital. Southbound Stop: Park Blvd. and Inspiration Point Way)
  • Route 7 is another option to get to the Pride Shuttle service - take Route 7 to Park Blvd. and Presidents Way to the free Pride Shuttle service.


Routes 10, 11 & 120 will be detoured on Saturday, July 15, 2023 6:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bus stops on University between 1st Ave and Park Blvd in both directions will temporarily discontinued, including bus stop on 5th at University. For complete detour information visit our Alerts & Detours page here.

San Diego Pride Parade

Theme: Thrive
When: July 15, 2023 @ 10:00 a.m.
Locations: The parade begins at the Hillcrest Pride Flag at University Ave. and Normal St., proceeds west on University Ave., turns south on 6th Ave., turns left onto Balboa Dr. and ends at Quince Dr.
Route Length: 1.5 miles
Cost: This is a free, community event.

San Diego Pride Parade website

The following stops will be serving the parade:

Pride Parade Saturday, July 15

San Diego Pride Festival

Use Route 215 or Route 7 to connect to the Free Pride shuttle at the Park Blvd. and Presidents Way. (Northbound stop: Park Blvd. and Naval Hospital. Southbound stop: Park Blvd. and Inspiration Point Way)

July 15, 2023 @ 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
July 16, 2023 @ 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Marston Point., Balboa Park (6th Ave. & Laurel St.)

San Diego Pride Festival

The following stops will be serving the festival:

Pride Festival Saturday, July 15 – Sunday, June 16

Address and Directions

San Diego Pride Festival
Sixth Ave & Laurel St.
San Diego, CA 92103
United States

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