ORLANDO, Fla. – Thousands descended on downtown Orlando on Saturday to celebrate at the annual Come out with Pride festival, wrapping up with a fireworks show at Lake Eola park.
Festival organizers expected more than 200,00 people to attend this year’s Pride event. They also weren’t taking any chances with security, adding scanners and metal detectors, noting that the change came from the July 4 fireworks scare at Lake Eola and anti LGBTQ+ threats.
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Organizers also said moving forward, they want to people to spread light and love that they saw displayed at this year’s Pride.
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