TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)-- Pridefest was in full swing in Tallahassee and wrapped up at its closing event in Klemen Plaza Saturday.
The annual events hosts LGBTQ friendly events around the Capital City.
The activities were all week long and ended with the family friendly finale. Participants told WTXL ABC 27 why the event is so important for the city and its residents.
"They promote equality and they promote the support for everyone being the same. We are all the same. We have families. We have friends and we are just looking to live our lives just like everyone else. Events like this really show and really provide an atmosphere of fun respect and freedom for people to actually come out and enjoy themselves and actually learn more about the community," said Tyler Clark.
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum was also scheduled to deliver a city proclamation at Pride in the Plaza.