It's estimated that over 100,000 people will flock to downtown St. Petersburg for the annual Pride Festival this weekend.
This year, the Pride Parade will take place at night and will feature more than 150 organizations and businesses, according organization's website.
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The parade will start on 3rd Ave. N to 30th Street and then turn on to Central Ave.
On Thursday, a large and diversified crowd gathered at St. Petersburg City Hall to watch Mayor Rick Kriseman raise the Pride Flag. Kriseman will march in Saturday's parade, a first for a St. Petersburg mayor.
The Saturday Block Party begins at 5:00 p.m.
It will be held between 22nd Street and 27th Street along Central Avenue, featuring DJs, food and beverages.