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Las Vegas PRIDE 2014 takes place this weekend

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Las Vegas PRIDE 2014 takes place this weekend

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Sep 5, 2014 - UPDATED: Sep 5, 2014

Las Vegas PRIDE 2014, a celebration of the LGBT community in Las Vegas, is taking place this weekend and there are a lot of events happening around town.

The two big ones are the night parade Friday and the festival at the Clark County Amphitheater on Saturday.

The parade, which is present by MGM Resorts International, will take place on Fourth Street in downtown Las Vegas between West Charleston Boulevard and Ogden Avenue. The main staging area will be located at Bridger Avenue. The colorful and fun parade features various public figures and representatives from nightclubs, casinos, community groups and local businesses. The parade will begin at 8 p.m.

The annual Pride Festival will take place at the Clark County Amphitheater. The family-friendly event features LGBT vendors and services, bars, food vendors and a variety of entertainment including singers, musicians and female impersonators. The event will take place from noon to 10 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for ages 6 10 17. Free for those five and under.

The following is a list of associated events:

Sept. 5
Soakin' West at Luxor Pool. Hosted by Mariana of Beauty Kitchen. DJs Chris Adams and Ryan Tiffin. $20 visitors, $10 locals. 10 a.m.
Shedonism: Vice Dayclub at Rumor Hotel Pool. DJs CLA and VTech. $5 general admission. Noon.
PRIDE Parade pre-party at Meet Las Vegas. 5-8 p.m.
After-parade party at Meet Las Vegas. 8 p.m.
Post Pride Party at Charlie's Las Vegas. Local drag queens. Liquor busts from 9 p.m. to midnight. Free.
Official Pride After Parade Party at Piranha. Drag show and DJs. 10 p.m. Free.

Sept. 6
Water War at Luxor Pool. Hosted by Chippendale James Vaughan. DJs ChiChi La Rue, Bret Law and Sinna-G. $20 visitors, $10 locals. 10 a.m.
Shedonism: Eve Dayclub at Rumor Hotel Pool. DJs Angie Vee and Annalyze. Girl's celebration. $10. Noon.
Xposed's Wear Your Pride LV Pool Party at Tropicana Beach Club. DJ Kidd Madonny. $20. Noon.
Gay Days Las Vegas Nite Party at Piranha. DJ Drew G. Drag show. Free. 9 p.m.
Official After Festival party at Share. DJ FX Fabian and Morgan McMichaels from "RuPaul's Drag Race." 10 p.m. Free.
"I'm So Fancy" at Liaison. Hosted by Shangela from "RuPaul's Drag Race" and performances by "Divas Las Vegas" cast members Andrew Ryan and Coco Montrese. DJ Nick Ayler. $20. 10 p.m.
Shedonism: Envy at Rain. "Like a G6" electropop artist Dev. $30. 10 p.m.

Sept. 7
Pride Brunch at Simon. $30. 10 a.m.
Shedonism: Eden Dayclub at Rumor Hotel Pool. $10. 11 a.m.
Pride Men's T-Dance at Blue Moon Resort. $20. 1 p.m.
Official Pride Latin Party at Piranha. Live acts Sonora Mar Y Mar and La Banda Maguey. 10 p.m. Free.
Shedonism: Salvation at Commonwealth. Final throwdown of the lesbian-oriented Shedonism events. 10 p.m. $20.

For complete details on each event and more, click here.

Joyce Lupiani

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Joyce Lupiani is the managing editor for PositivelyLV.com and contributes to KTNV.com and NowTrending.com.