Photos by Andrea Laue
Northern Nevada’s pride festival drew thousands of participants today. Participants celebrated LTBTQ+ causes, with festivities held through 6 p.m. today at Wingfield Park.
A number of political candidate campaigns participated in the parade — which started downtown at the Reno Arch and then on to the park — particularly presidential hopefuls Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren.
Local elected officials were noted in attendance as well, from Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and Councilmembers Jenny Brekhus and Devon Reese to Washoe Sheriff Darin Balaam and State Senator Ben Kieckhefer.
Though pride events are normally celebrated in June, Reno holds its parade and festival in July as part of Artown. The events are produced by and benefit Our Center.
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Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. In addition to managing This Is Reno, he holds a part-time appointment for the Mineral County University of Nevada Extension office.