Love comes in all shapes, sizes, ages and backgrounds – especially in a diverse place like Los Angeles. Grand Park’s PROUD Love starts off Valentine’s Day weekend with a free dance party celebrating the LGBTQ and ally community. Photo booths, DJs, open dance floor, and lessons in square dancing and line dancing encourages everyone to share space and feel some Valentine sweetness in the park.
CUT A RUG (or LAWN) LINE + SQUARE DANCING with TINSELTOWN SQUARES , RICK DOMINGUEZ and PAUL WATERS
MEMORIES: SEAL THE DAY WITH A KISS with a FREE PHOTO BOOTH
DAYTIME ROMANCE: BYO PICNICS (or pick up lunch at the food trucks), explore the gardens and fountain in Grand Park.
FOOD TRUCKS: No Toro Truck / Paradise Cookies and Ice Cream
PROUD SERIES PARTNERS INCLUDE: Los Angeles LGBT Center / Q Youth Foundation / Aviva Family and Children’s Services / ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries / Zimmer Children’s Museum / San Gabriel Valley Pride / Jovenes, Inc. / LA Pride / Better Brothers LA / Institute of Domestic Technology / Grand Central Market / Moustache Mondays / Gender Justice LA / API Equality LA / The Queer Resource Center of the Claremont Colleges / LGBT Resource Center at USC / UCLA LGBT Resource Center / Latino Equity Alliance / The Broad Museum / Williams Institute at UCLA / Outfest / Gay and Lesbian Armenian Alliance / Pop Luck Club / Ace Los Angeles
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METRO RED or PURPLE LINE TO CIVIC CENTER/GRAND PARK STATION, GOLD LINE TO LITTLE TOKYO/ARTS DISTRICT STATION
Grand Park is an LA County park powered by The Music Center.