Thousands gather for in-person Long Island Pride Festival

EAST MEADOW, Long Island (WABC) -- The Long Island Pride Festival was live and in-person again on Sunday, after having to skip last year because of the pandemic.

The four-hour concert and festivities were held in Eisenhower Park.

The event's organizer, the LGBT Network says after selling out at the capacity limit of 1,200 people, they were given the go-ahead to raise capacity to 4,000.

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Sunday's headliner was the Queen tribute band, 'Almost Queen.'

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