Parade Check In/Line Up Information:

Parade check-in is 10:00AM to 11:00AM just west of the corner of State Street and Henry Johnson Blvd. Look for the Soldier and Sailors Monument.

  1. There will be no early check-ins.

  2. All groups must check in the day of the parade no later than 11 AM. Late check-ins will automatically be placed at the end of the line-up. The parade will start promptly at 11:50 PM, rain or shine.

  3. Your division and placement location will be given to you at check in. Marsha Davis is the Volunteer in charge of Parade check-in. If absolutely necessary, you can text Marsha at 518-526-1147.

  4. The parade sequence is determined in advance; all parade entrants must march in their assigned division and sequence. No group may move themselves to be beside another or to a location in the line-up other than that assigned to them.

  5. All parade entrants are to heed all instructions given by the parade marshals, Pride Center staff, volunteers, and Law Enforcement.

  6. We ask that you leave your pets at home for their safety and the safety of all.

Suggested Parking

Parking in Washington Park will be restricted, and roads will be closed to traffic in the area immediately surrounding the Festival. Roads on the Western (by Lake Ave.) and Southern End (by Madison Ave.) of the park will be open in addition to public parking at the following pay lots surrounding Washington Park:

  • A small Lot on the West Side of Lark St. between Jay St. and Hudson Ave.

  • Albany Medical Center's Parking Garage (approximately 1/4 mile away)

  • Lot on Central Ave. and Washington between Henry Johnson and Lexington St.

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