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You may attend and support the San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade and Celebration every year — but this year, why not participate in the event itself! You can add that extra helping hand and hug of support by donating your time, efforts and talents. Interested? Check out below how you can be part of the famous San Francisco LGBT Pride 2014.

Volunteer

Volunteers for the 2014 Celebration and Parade are needed for a variety of roles:

  • providing assistance and support along the Parade route and assembly area,

  • staffing information booths,

  • assisting sponsorship and exhibitor teams

  • working behind the Main Stage

  • and many more opportunities!

Volunteer perks include:

  • An invitation to the Volunteer and Member Appreciation Party where volunteers will have the chance to win numerous prizes and enjoy free food and entertainment

  • Food and water at Pride

  • Access to a private rest area at Pride with restroom facilities

  • A volunteer tee-shirt (sizes depend on availability)

Sound like a good deal? We thought so. Tell your family and friends to join, too!  

You can sign up via online application, here: http://www.shiftboard.com/sfpride/

Sing

Are you a singer looking for your next big gig? SF Pride is looking for vocal performers who can do covers of popular songs to perform and compete on the Main Stage on Saturday, June 28th.

The competition, in a format similar to “The Voice,” will give singers the opportunity to share their talents in front of thousands of attendees at the annual Celebration which takes place in Civic Center Plaza. The Grand Prize is $200, plus a chance to perform on the Main Stage on Sunday, June 29th!

Those interested can contact San Francisco Pride at mainstagesfpride@gmail.com.

Register Your Booth or Contingent

Are you an exhibitor or parade contingent? It’s time to register your booth! The earlier the better!!

Information: Exhibitor and Parade fees for San Francisco LGBT Pride are based on a number criteria: type of business/organization; location; or number of vehicles; and any add-ons (booth structures; tables & chairs, etc.) requested by the Exhibitor or Parade Contingent.

The best way to determine the fee for your business/organization is to first create a registration, and then an application for a booth space and/or parade contingent. Creation of an application for an Exhibitor booth space and/or Parade Contingent does not obligate your business/organization to participate; payment for the booth space/contingent confirms your business/organization's participation.

Sign up and pay early as Exhibitor Spaces are generally assigned based on date of payment. Sign up here: https://register.sfpride.org/event/event.php?title=Event+Signup  

For more information about SF Pride, click here: http://www.sfpride.org

[Photo: Jane Cleland]