KTLA 5 News to Telecast Inaugural WeHo Pride Parade Special

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Photo by Jon Viscott courtesy of The City of West Hollywood

A WeHo Pride update presentation at a regular West Hollywood City Council on Monday, April 4, 2022, presented by WeHo Staff and JJLA’s Jeff Consoletti, confirmed that KTLA 5 News will telecast a WeHo Pride Parade Special on June 5, 2022. It will part of West Hollywood’s inaugural WeHo Pride Weekend event slated to kick-off Pride Month in June.

“I’m please to say that KTLA is confirmed to be the official West Hollywood Pride Parade podcast,” said Consoletti of WeHo Pride Parade Special. “It will be more of a parade special, but they will be broadcasting live from West Hollywood on Sunday, June 5th. They are putting together their broadcast team. We are working with the event team and public safety on their placement, wanting it to look and feel different than broadcasts that have been potentially in the city in year’s prior, but they’re very excited. They will also help with on-going stories and coverage in the lead-up to the event. Marcus Smith is, I think a West Hollywood resident, and was a big proponent of that. Wendy Birch is my best friend now. Cheers to everyone at KTLA.”

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The most recent update for the City of West Hollywood’s WeHo Pride 2022 programing seals a date and time for the city’s inaugural WeHo Pride parade and other events to celebrate Pride in June:

  • WeHo Pride Weekend will take place on Friday, June 3, 2022, Saturday, June 4, 2022, and Sunday, June 5, 2022 in and around West Hollywood Park, located at 647 N. San Vicente Boulevard.
  • The City of West Hollywood’s Pride Parade will step-off at noon on Sunday, June 5, 2022 and will make its way along Santa Monica Boulevard; locations specifics will be announced in the coming weeks.
  • WeHo Pride Weekend will also feature OUTLOUD: Raising Voices, the award-winning three-day LGBTQ concert series produced by JJLA.  Headliners, artist lineup, and ticket information will be announced in the coming weeks.
  • WeHo Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival (formerly known as the One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival) will take place during 40 days from Harvey Milk Day on Sunday, May 22, 2022 to Thursday, June 30, 2022live at various locations throughout the City of West Hollywood, along with selected online programming.

More information and additional details about WeHo Pride Weekend will be made available in the coming weeks at www.weho.org/pride.

WeHo Pride celebrations during WeHo Pride Weekend and during June 2022 will include a diverse array of LGBTQ+ community groups as part of visibility, expression, and celebration. The City of West Hollywood invites community groups to take part in WeHo Pride 2022. The City has launched a submission form. A total of 65 organizations have applied.

The city is inviting the community to apply to take part in the WeHo Pride Parade. Nonprofit organizations, local businesses, colleges and universities, community partners, and/or national brand allies are invited to show their creativity as we celebrate WeHo Pride in the City of West Hollywood. Together as a community, we will bring entertainment, excitement, and a whole lot of fun to WeHo Pride weekend. The WeHo Pride Parade will welcome floats, bands, drill and dance teams, advocacy group march contingents, and other creative entries. Remember, spectators want to be entertained and they will remember a unique, fun, colorful, and entertaining entry. The parade is limited to a two-hour event and the number of entries is limited to 100.  The deadline for applications is Friday, April 29, 2022 at 5 p.m. For more information, to fill-outthe application, and to learn about entry fees, visit https://form.jotform.com/220595937379169.

The City will continue to provide updated information about programming for WeHo Pride 2022, as it becomes available, at www.weho.org/pride.

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