June 15th: Disability Pride Parade & Celebration (10AM to 4PM EDT)
Location: National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA
Disability Pride Philadelphia, Inc. creates a FREE all-inclusive Parade and week-long Celebration (June 10-June 15, 2019) for Philadelphia and the surrounding areas to “Celebrating our Differences with our Communities and Allies.” As you may know, the overall mission of Disability Pride Week is to change the way that people the way that people think about and define “disability”; break down and end the internalized shame among people with disabilities; and to promote the belief in society that disability is a natural and beautiful part of human diversity in which people living with disabilities can take pride.
Disability Pride Philadelphia Week begins with a flag-raising kick off at City Hall on June 10th; and including artists with disabilities art market with an art project for everyone, movie screenings, happy hour, and more to be added. The week culminates with the Disability Pride Parade and Celebration at City Hall on June 15th. Having grown over the past seven years (last year we had over 60 sponsors), we expect this year’s events to be the biggest and best yet- all of which is possible through the generosity of our friends, sponsors, allies, and community partners.
Opening Ceremonies...Flag raising ceremony, national anthem, speeches
Disability Pride Parade...line up for start at parade
Parade Kick Off
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Celebration at City Hall Courtyard...live music, food trucks, kids activities, informational market