Sunday begins with a parade at 11 a.m. at the corner of Blake Road and Isleta Boulevard S.W. The parade is followed by a community celebration that highlights this year’s South Valley Pride Day Outstanding Citizens, a diverse group of volunteers that have given back to the community. Examples include public health doctors, volunteers that work with veterans, a teacher, generous small business owners, and many others.
Enjoy a classic car show, great food, arts and crafts vendors, live music and performances by local schools at this special event.
“South Valley Pride Day is a chance to pause and celebrate the people and places that make our community such a fantastic place to live,” Commissioner Art De La Cruz says. “This year, our celebration is bigger than ever – and I encourage people from throughout the region to join this year’s activities and get to know the South Valley.”
A summary of this year’s celebration:
Saturday, April 20
8 a.m.: Community cleanup teams gather at Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd. S.W.
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Hand-in-Hand: Meet Bernalillo County Government at Westside Community Center
1 – 11 p.m.: South Valley Pride Day Softball Tournament at Tom Tenorio Softball Complex, 2900 Arenal Blvd. S.W.
Sunday, April 21
11 a.m.: Parade begins at the corner of Blake Road and Isleta Blvd. S.W., and ends at Westside Community Center
Noon – 6 p.m.: South Valley Pride Day Celebration, Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd. S.W.
Enjoy a car show, Outstanding Citizens celebration, live music, food and more.
For more information please call 505.314.0176.
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