Pride in the CLE FAQs? / Updated: March 18th, 2020

Why has Pride in the CLE been postponed in 2020?

We know LGBTQ+ individuals are the most at risk among those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and our highest priority is to protect the safety of our community.

When will Pride in the CLE occur this year? What day? What time?

September 12, 2020. The time is still to be determined.

Where will Pride in the CLE take place?

On Mall C in Downtown Cleveland.


What are the march and festival hours?

We typically start the march around noon. The festival is to be determined.

Where can I find a map of the parade route/festival?*

We're still working out the logistics of the parade route and festival map. Stay tuned.

What is the community programming taking place during the festival? 

We're still confirming all of the activities but they'll be options for the entire family to enjoy.

Can I bring my entire family to Pride in the CLE?  Yes!

Can I bring my pets?  Absolutely!

Will there be food? Yes. We're confirming our food vendors now! Know some? Ask them to apply for a vendor spot.

Will there be adult beverages? Limited, but yes!


How do I sign up to become a volunteer? 


Where do I go for my shift?

Your shift will be assigned two weeks before the march and festival.


Where can sign up to participate in the march and festival? 


Where can I become a partner/sponsor? 


Where can I sign up to become a vendor?*


What are the new deadlines? 

Vendors and Marchers have until July 15th to apply.

Partners have until August 6th to apply.


What is ADA?

Pride in the CLE recognizes the disability rights movement and The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as a part of our larger civil rights tradition, and strives to celebrates diversity and include all members of our community. In accordance with the ADA, Pride in the CLE seeks to provide “the same goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations” to all individuals. No discrimination may be made on the basis of disability in areas of programs, services, or activities.

Where can I receive accessibility information for Pride in the CLE?

We are finalizing the logistics. Stay tuned!

Can I bring my service animal?



What if it rains? 

Pride in the CLE will continue rain or shine!


Who should I contact for media and press inquiries? 

Please contact Lauren Welch at [email protected]



6705 Detroit Ave.

Cleveland, Ohio 44102


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Sunday: Closed

Monday: 10am - 8pm

Tuesday: 10am - 6pm

Wednesday: 10am - 8pm

Thursday: 10am - 8pm

Friday: 10am - 8pm

Saturday: Closed


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