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WorldPride Washington, DC 2025

2025 marks the 50th Anniversary of Pride celebrations in Washington, DC! The Capital Pride Alliance is excited for Washington, DC to host WorldPride 2025 and share this momentous and exciting milestone with our international community.

WorldPride DC 2025 will feature a vibrant and innovative slate of events and cultural programs that will highlight the best that Washington, DC has to offer. From music to film, from the National Mall to Embassy Row, you will experience the world through Washington’s multi-faceted and multi-cultural community.

Come and celebrate with us May 23 – June 8, 2025!


Marquee Events

DC Black Pride

May 23 – 26, 2025

International Choral Festival

May 23 – June 8, 2025

Welcome Ceremony & Concert

May 30, 2025

Capital Cup: Sports Festival

May 31 – June 4, 2025

Human Rights Conference

June 4 – 6, 2025

Music Festival: Global Dance Party

June 6 – 7, 2025


June 7, 2025

Festival & Concert

June 7 & 8, 2025

Rally & March

June 8, 2025

Closing Ceremony & Concert

June 8, 2025


At its core, Pride celebrations are a form of protest. Join us for an array of festivities and discover why Washington, DC is one of the most celebrated LGBTQ+ centers in the world.

Human Rights

With 36 national and international LGBTQ+ organizations headquartered in our city and neighboring jurisdictions, we have a unique opportunity to not only foster important dialogue, but inspire real action throughout the world.


Our recent history has demonstrated that sports present opportunities to advance awareness, understanding, acceptance, and equality for members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Arts & Culture

As home to one of the first gay rights organizations in the world, Washington, DC has long been central to LGBTQ+ arts, culture, intelligentsia, and civil rights.

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