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How much does it cost to visit York LGBT Pride?
York Pride is a free family friendly event, whilst no entry fee is charged donations are welcome, we also have York Pride 2019 wristbands which come with a great deal of benefits including discounts at various shops across the city.

Where does the Parade set off from and go to?
The York Pride Parade leaves from ourside York Minster (Duncombe Place) at approx 11:45am and arrives at the Knavesmire (Tadcaster Road End) at approx 1:00pm.

See our map of the Parade route below.

Can I bring my own Food & Drink to York Pride?
Yes you can – however full catering options are available on the day along with a fully licenced bar. Please note no glass should be brought onto site.

Where is the 2019 Official After Party held?
The Official York Pride after party will be held at Mansion Nightclub on Micklegate from 6:00pm. More details here.

Where can I buy a York Pride 2019 Wristband?
Wristbands can be purchased online or from the following:
LNER – Travel Centre at York Station.
Mansion Nightclub – Micklegate,  York
Visit York – Museum Street York (Also have Flags, Lanyards and Handflags!)
Sainbury’s Locals (in York City Centre)
Mansion House – St Helens Square, York
Virgin Money – Davey Gate, York
Flares Nightclub, York

Where is the nearest Cash Machine?
Sainsbury’s Local, 56-58 Blossom St, York YO24 1AP

Is the site Wheel Chair accessible?
Our event is held on an open grass field, which can be uneven in places so care should be taken, we do have full disabled toilets available as well as limited disabled parking on site (for those with a blue badge). Please speak to a Marshall on the day for further help and advice. If you do have any special requirements email us at and we will do our best to assist.

Is the Parade Wheel Chair accessible?
The Parade follows the public highway (see the parade map above) therefore the route is relatively flat, we do go over a few cobbled streets but this is unavoidable on our Parade route.

Autism Friendly Safe Space
An ‘Autism Friendly Safe Space’ will be available for those who need it at the event. This is a tent designed to be relaxing and is equipped with ear defenders, comfy seating and some sensory items and equipment. The space will be manned by United Response staff, trained in Autism Awareness and Mental Health First Aid, and has space for two people to relax in at a time. The tent will be located next to the United Response stall. Please speak to a Marshall on the day for further help and advice.

Is the Event Family and Dog Friendly?
Yes, we welcome all families to our event and small fury members of the family are welcome as long as they are kept on a lead! Please clean up after your fury friends!

Where can I download the York Pride 2019 poster to print out?
Poster Coming Soon – great to stick up at your workplace or business!

What food and refreshments are available?
We have a wide range of food and drink outlets on the day & Fully licensed bar selling alcohol n soft drinks including draft beer plus much much more!

Car I park at the York Pride festival?
Unfortunately we have no parking facilities at the Knavesmire site, we have limited parking for those with a blue badge. Please see for more info on parking in York.