PHOTOS: 2024 Lawrence Pride Parade

photo by: Shawn Valverde/Special to the Journal-World

The Sass-A-Brass street band leads the Lawrence Pride Parade through downtown Lawrence on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

Downtown Lawrence was awash in rainbow colors on Saturday morning and afternoon as Pride Month kicked off with a parade on Massachusetts Street and a block party in South Park.

photo by: Shawn Valverde/Special to the Journal-World

A crowd gathers for the Lawrence Pride Parade in downtown Lawrence on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

photo by: Shawn Valverde/Special to the Journal-World

Marchers with signs and colorful umbrellas take part in the Lawrence Pride Parade in downtown Lawrence on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

photo by: Shawn Valverde/Special to the Journal-World

A participant in the Lawrence Pride Parade blows bubbles while walking down Massachusetts Street on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

photo by: Shawn Valverde/Special to the Journal-World

Baby Jay stops to pose for a photo with a bystander at the Lawrence Pride Parade in downtown Lawrence on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

photo by: Shawn Valverde/Special to the Journal-World

Wearing dozens of colorful balloons, a young participant in the Lawrence Pride Parade passes out snacks on Saturday, June 1, 2024, in downtown Lawrence.

photo by: Shawn Valverde/Special to the Journal-World

A colorful Van Go vehicle, adorned with a Pride flag, drives past in the Lawrence Pride Parade on Saturday, June 1, 2024, in downtown Lawrence.

photo by: Shawn Valverde/Special to the Journal-World

A tuba player from the group Sass-A-Brass plays a song as the Lawrence Pride Parade passes by on Saturday, June 1, 2024, in downtown Lawrence.

photo by: Shawn Valverde/Special to the Journal-World

Participants in the Lawrence Pride Parade wave to the crowd on Saturday, June 1, 2024 in downtown Lawrence.

photo by: Shawn Valverde/Special to the Journal-World

Colorful balloon letters spell out “PRIDE!” at the Lawrence Pride Parade on Saturday, June 1, 2024 in downtown Lawrence.

photo by: Shawn Valverde/Special to the Journal-World

A paradegoer waves at a passing float during the Lawrence Pride Parade on Saturday, June 1, 2024 in downtown Lawrence.

photo by: Shawn Valverde/Special to the Journal-World

A child watches a giant bubble float by at the Lawrence Pride celebration in South Park on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

photo by: Shawn Valverde/Special to the Journal-World

Tents line the sidewalk of South Park as part of the Pride celebration in downtown Lawrence on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

photo by: Shawn Valverde/Special to the Journal-World

Passersby look at artwork on display at a tent at the Lawrence Pride celebration in South Park on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

photo by: Shawn Valverde/Special to the Journal-World

Tents and Pride attendees fill South Park in downtown Lawrence on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

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