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Media Contact Information: PolicePRUnit@slcgov.com

SLCPD Reminds Community Members About Street Closures During Pride

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department is reminding community members about several road closures that will occur this weekend in downtown for various Pride events.

The Utah Pride Festival will kick off at 1 p.m. on Saturday June 5, 2022 and conclude at 7 p.m. on Sunday June 5, 2022. The event will be held in and around Washington Square in downtown.

During that time, several roads near the City and County Building will be fully closed or will have reduced lanes of traffic.

An estimated 60,000 people are expected to attend the Utah Pride Festival over the two day event. As such, drivers are reminded to take additional precautions.

To avoid additional congestion, participants are encouraged to carpool, use public transit or a ride share.

On Sunday June 5, 2022, the annual Pride parade will start at 10 a.m. from 200 West and 200 South. The parade route travels east on 200 South, turns south on 400 East, turns west on 700 South and ends at 700 South and 200 East.

To accommodate a safe event, the Salt Lake City Police Department will need to close several roads starting at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday June 5, 2022. Additional information is included below about when cars parked along the parade route need to be moved.

These roads include:
• 200 South (east and westbound) between 300 West and 500 East
• 300 South (east and westbound) will be closed between 300 East and 500 East
• 400 South (east and westbound) will be closed between 500 East and State Street
• 500 South (westbound) will be closed at 500 East
• 600 South (eastbound) will be closed at State Street
• 700 South (eastbound and westbound) will be closed between State Street and 500 East
• State Street (north and southbound) will be closed between 400 South and 100 South
• 200 West (north and south bound) will be closed between 300 South and South Temple Street
• Main Street (north and south bound) will be closed between 300 South and 100 South
• 200 East (north and south bound) will be closed between 300 South and 100 South / also from 800 South to 600 South
• 300 East (north and south bound) will be closed between 300 South and 100 South / also 800 South to 600 South
• 400 East (north and southbound) will be closed between 100 South and 800 South (Parade Route)
• West Temple Street (north and south bound) will be closed between 300 South and South Temple Street. Note: This closure will start at 8 a.m.

Vehicles parked along the parade route will be towed and relocated the morning of the parade if not moved prior to 7 a.m. on Sunday June 5, 2022:

• 200 South from 300 West to 400 East
• 400 East from 200 South to 700 South
• 700 South from 400 East to 200 East

Residents within the street closures will be allowed to access their homes but only from 600 South. All other avenues will be blocked and barricaded.

The Salt Lake City Police Department reminds the community that its officers and detectives are trained on investigating hate crimes and responding in a victim-center, trauma-informed way.
When a person’s rights are infringed upon by violence, threats, or harassment, the Salt Lake City Police Department will utilize all available resources to see that justice is served under the law.

To report an in-progress crime, including an in-progress hate crime, call 9-1-1.

To report a hate crime or other crime that is not in-progress, call 801-799-3000.

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