Saturday, July 3, 2021
After the cancellation of the 2020 Pride March, Pride Marseille is happy to see you again this year. On Saturday, July 3, the march will take place in the streets of Marseille, from the Palais Longchamp to the Hôtel de Ville. The traditional minute of silence will be held on the Canebière, at the Place du Général De Gaulle.
Gathering of walkers at the Pride Festival in the gardens of the Palais Longchamp (Palais Longchamp - Bd de Montricher). Setting up of the floats. "Reception and Accreditations (guests, press, volunteers, associations). Animations and performances.
Participation: free access
Under the slogan "Always Too Much", Pride Marseille invites you to mobilize yourself, your parents, your friends, your colleagues, and all those who support our struggle for Equal Rights. Alongside LGBTQI+ associations and businesses, we will march from the Palais Longchamp (Bd de Montricher) to the Vieux Port (Hôtel de Ville).
Blessing of the Walk: At 3:00 pm, just before departure, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence "Mission of the Cagoles bless the Pride March. How would it be possible to walk without receiving the blessing of our dear sisters?
During the Pride March, at the Place du Général De Gaulle (Canebière - Palais de la Bourse), we invite the marchers to remember our dead, victims of AIDS, of deportation to Nazi camps, of the persecutions that our sisters and brothers undergo in the Mediterranean and in the world, and of all forms of LGBTQI-phobias. After the 3 blasts of the foghorn, Didier Garcia's speech is followed by a "Minute of Silence", either standing, crouching, or in die-in (lying on the ground).
On arrival at the square of the Hôtel de Ville, we invite you to listen to the closing speeches before dispersing to the Aperitif-Concert of the Pride Festival (Palais Longchamp).