Route, map, details for New York City's 2016 LGBT Pride March in Manhattan

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Sunday, June 26, 2016
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GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Details have been released for Sunday's LGBT Pride March in New York City.

Here's everything you need to know:


Starts at noon


The march starts at 36th Street and Fifth Avenue, and heads downtown to 8th Street. From there, it goes west on 8th Street to Sixth Avenue, where it turns slightly right onto Greenwich Avenue and then a quick left onto Christopher Street. The parade ends at Christopher Street and Greenwich Street.


Check out this map of the parade route, courtesy of SUNY:

(Click here to see a larger version of the map)


These may be the best places to see the parade, if you want to hear details about those participating:

- 36th Street and Fifth Avenue

- 25th Street and Fifth Avenue

- 8th Street and Fifth Avenue

- Christopher and Bleecker streets


For anyone with special needs who needs seating, a seating section has been set up at 24th Street and Fifth Avenue.


The NYPD said it is increasing its security at the event, following the mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Click here for details on the security efforts.


The theme of the 2016 parade is "EQUALITY NEEDS YOU"


Viewing of the parade is free and open to the public. Those wanting to participate should visit this site to get details on pricing.


All participants in The March must be a part of a registered group.

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