Jun 21, 2022 - News

Photos: Pride and Juneteenth weekend in Columbus

An overview of the Pride March with a flag in the foreground
Thousands filled High Street on Saturday to watch the Stonewall Columbus Pride March, the first in-person event since 2019. Photo: Courtney Hergesheimer/Columbus Dispatch/USA Today Network

This past weekend had lots to celebrate. Here are some of our favorite photos.

A drummer and dancers fill the streets
Dancers from Thiossane Institute and Goree Drum and Dance celebrate Saturday at the first-ever Juneteenth on the Ave, along Mount Vernon Avenue. Photo: Barbara J. Perenic/Columbus Dispatch/USA Today Network
A mother and daughter in rainbow flower headbands
Kelsey Sheppard, and her daughter Ruby, 9, of North Ridgeville, near Cleveland, wait for the Pride March to start. Photo: Courtney Hergesheimer/Columbus Dispatch/USA Today Network
Rylee Slisher, 19, a student at Ohio State, watches the Pride March from a wall on High Street. Photo: Courtney Hergesheimer/Columbus Dispatch/USA Today Network
A dancer raises her arms
Candice Igeleke dances during the opening of the first-ever Juneteenth on the Ave. Photo: Barbara J. Perenic/Columbus Dispatch/USA Today Network
A man concentrates while looking at a chess board
Tyler Patterson plays chess in front of a mural during Juneteenth on the Ave. Photo: Barbara J. Perenic/Columbus Dispatch/USA Today Network
A rainbow-themed Stormtrooper
A pride-themed Star Wars group at Saturday's march. Photo: Courtney Hergesheimer/Columbus Dispatch/USA Today Network
A dancer in a banana-print dress laughs
Tiya Like Fiya, of Columbus, celebrates in Los Angeles on Saturday, dancing to a drum circle at the Leimert Park Juneteenth Festival. Photo: Gary Coronado/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
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