Community Events: Baguio, Bacolod, and Quezon City Marches for LGBT Pride on December 5

December 4, 2015 by Event 0 comments

Did you know that there are three pride parades happening in the Philippines tomorrow?

These are: (1) the 9th Baguio Pride Parade, (2) the 3rd Negros LGBT Pride Parade, and (3) the 2nd Quezon City Pride March.

Before it was moved back to June (when it was originally held), the Metro Manila Pride March was observed during December as well to coincide with Human Rights week. It’s amazing to see that the December Pride spirit is kept alive by these awesome LGBT Pride Parades! Read on to find out more about these events and why you shouldn’t miss any of them. Happy pride!

The 9th Baguio LGBT Pride Parade

9th Baguio LGBT Pride Parade on Dec 5

Theme: Out & Proud. One Pride. One Celebration.

Organized by: Amianan Pride Council

Where: Metro Baguio

1 PM: Assembly at the Baguio Post Office
3 PM: LGBT Pride Parade Proper
5 PM: Program
7 PM: Community Dinner
8 PM: Pride Party at the Rainbow Barracks

Why go?

The Baguio Pride event is historically a very colorful parade coupled with a strong sense of community. The post-pride dinner is also an great place to meet with other marchers, eat mouth-watering Ilokano food, sing karaoke for hours, and really feel that awesome sense of community. Bonus: The cool weather keeps you looking fresh even while marching! Win-win-win, right?

For more information: Visit the Amianan Pride Council Facebook page here.

The 3rd Negros LGBT Pride Parade

3rd Negros LGBT Pride Parade Dec 5

Theme: LGBT Pride. United As One. Come Out and Celebrate!

Organized by: Federation of Negros LGBT

Where: Bacolod Capitol Lagoon, Bacolod City

1 PM: On-site registration
2 PM: Assembly at Capitol Lagoon
A Program will be held after the parade

Why go?

The Negros LGBT Pride Parade is being designed as an avenue to promote Negros as an “LGBT-friendly and non-discriminatory” province. By marching in this event, you’re sure to make history in proving this to be true! As an added bonus, the City of Smiles is known for its amazing Masskara Festival costumes and from the looks of the awards lined up for the Parade, you’re likely to get a taste of ‘the Negrenses’ impressive creativity!

For more information: Visit the official Negros LGBT Pride Parade 2015 event page.

The 2nd Quezon City LGBT Pride March

QC LGBT Pride March Dec 5

Theme: Magkakaiba at Nagkakaisa: Diverse and United.

Organized by: Quezon City Pride Council

Where: Tomas Morato Avenue, Quezon City

2 PM: On-site registration and Assembly at Roces Avenue
3 PM: Pride March Proper
6PM : Awarding ceremony for contingents, LGBT fashion show, and a post-pride street party c/o Jungle Circuit.

Why go?

As the only government funded pride event in the country, the Quezon City LGBT Pride March is certainly unique! If last year’s first parade is any indication, you’re in for a treat with their big post-parade productions. Bonus: You might run into a celebrity or two. This is the City of Stars, after all!

For more information: Visit the official QC Pride March Facebook Page.

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