Over 1,000 attend Pride Festival in Visalia

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Visalia held its first-ever Gay Pride Festival at The Old Lumber Yard, and the event featured a community mural project, a fashion show, and even a gay wedding. (KFSN)

Visalia held its first-ever Gay Pride Festival Saturday at The Old Lumber Yard.

The event featured a community mural project, a fashion show, and even a gay wedding.

Despite being the first one, more than a thousand people attended. Organizers say it was relatively comfortable despite the triple digit temperatures.

"We're really excited, it's been a wonderful event," organizer Brian Poth said. "We've got misters - squirt guns. Everyone seems to be having a great time."

There is an after-party Saturday night at the Cellar Door in Visalia.

The cover is just $5.

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