Join more than 200,000 people on historic Pennsylvania Avenue, between 7th and 3rd streets and celebrate Pride 2011 in front our nation's Capitol at the 36th Annual Capital Pride Festival. The festival, a massive event with three entertainment stages, is free and open to all, but you can make a suggested $5 donation at the entryway on Pennsylvania Avenue at 7th Street. The day's entertainers on the Main Stage (at Pennsylvania and 3rd Street) include headliner Jennifer Holliday (who will be joined by DJ Tony Moran for the world premiere of her new dance hit, "Magic"), Lil' Mo, The Lost Bois, Mama's Black Sheep, Jonathan Bascope, Venus D Lite and Bettina Shelker. Festival grounds are open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Convenient to the Archives/Navy Memorial or Gallery Place/Chinatown metros. Visit capitalpride.org for the latest details.
Here's a look at some highlights from last year's festival: