LOOK: Everything we saw at Denver PrideFest 2017

If you couldn’t be everywhere in this massive annual event at one time, here’s a look at what we saw under the hot sun this weekend.

Chase Evered, of the troupe Dance is Love, flies upside down on one hand on the main stage. Denver PrideFest, June 17, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Chase Evered, of the troupe Dance is Love, flies upside down on one hand on the main stage. Denver PrideFest, June 17, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; civic center park;
Chase Evered, of the troupe Dance is Love, flies upside down on one hand on the main stage. Denver PrideFest, June 17, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

If you missed out on PrideFest this weekend, or perhaps couldn’t be everywhere in this massive annual event at one time, here’s a look at what we saw under the hot sun this weekend:

Brian Wolf floats updise down on a pole. Denver PrideFest, June 17, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; civic center park;
Brian Wolf floats upside down on a pole. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
The Shine to Humanity by Lonnie Hanzon and Paolo Wellman. Denver PrideFest, June 17, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; civic center park;
The Shrine to Humanity by Lonnie Hanzon and Paolo Wellman. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Dance is Love performs on the main stage. Denver PrideFest, June 17, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; civic center park;
Dance is Love performs on the main stage. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Nixi Theopora Pixi poses for a portrait. Denver PrideFest, June 17, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; civic center park;
Nixi Theopora Pixi poses for a portrait. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Kristen Ulesoo is showered by confetti during the parade. Denver PrideFest, June 18, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; parade; colfax;
Kristen Ulesoo is showered by confetti during the parade. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
The crowd is showered by confetti in front of the State Capitol. Denver PrideFest, June 18, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; parade; colfax;
The crowd is showered by confetti in front of the State Capitol. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
A crew representing Target waves rainbow flags. Denver PrideFest, June 18, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; parade; colfax;
A crew representing Target waves rainbow flags. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
1up is giving themselves all the credit during the Denver PrideFest parade, June 18, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; parade; colfax;
1up is giving themselves all the credit. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
A flamingo finally flies, over Cofax. Denver PrideFest parade, June 18, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; parade; colfax;
A flamingo finally flies, over Colfax. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Brent Burnham (left) and Wiz Torres watch the parade from atop a parked camper. Denver PrideFest parade, June 18, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; parade; colfax;
Brent Burnham (left) and Wiz Torres watch the parade from atop a parked camper. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Midday dancing at denver PrideFest, June 18, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; civic center park;
Midday dancing. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Longtime Pride MC Demarcio Slaughter on the main stage. Denver PrideFest, June 18, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; civic center park;
Longtime Pride MC Demarcio Slaughter on the main stage. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Roux Paul's Drag Race contestant, Peppermint, performs on the main stage. Denver PrideFest, June 18, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; civic center park;
Ru Paul’s Drag Race contestant, Peppermint, performs on the main stage. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Jennifer Holliday, of "Dreamgirls," performs on the main stage. Denver PrideFest, June 18, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; civic center park;
Jennifer Holliday, of “Dreamgirls,” performs on the main stage. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Jennifer Holliday, of "Dreamgirls," performs on the main stage. Denver PrideFest, June 18, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; civic center park;
Jennifer Holliday, of “Dreamgirls,” performs on the main stage. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Longtime Pride MC Demarcio Slaughter on the main stage. Denver PrideFest, June 18, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) pride; lgbtq; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; civic center park;
Longtime Pride MC Demarcio Slaughter on the main stage. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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