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BRIGHTON PRIDE FESTIVAL
Brighton and Hove Pride is an annual event held in the city of Brighton and Hove, England, organised by Brighton Pride, a community interest company who promote equality and diversity, and advance education to eliminate discrimination against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The major event is an annual summer festival held in the first week of August,which usually consists of a parade through the city centre, a festival event in Preston Park, the Gay Village Party and other club parties. Since 2013, it has also included an Arts and Film Festival and a Pride Dog Show. Pride attracts an estimated 300,000 to the city over the pride weekend across the Pride parade, Preston Park festival and the event brings 2% of the city's annual visitors in one day and an estimated £18 million to the city's economy, credited as one of the main ways Brighton has boosted its economy from tourism.