Thousands attend Stonewall Street Festival and Parade

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An estimated 25,000 people attended the 12th Annual Stonewall Street Festival and Parade along the popular LGBT strip on June 19.

StonewallStreetFestivalAndPrideThe event lasted from 9 a.m.â┚¬â€œ4 p.m. and featured a parade, exhibits, a cook's tent, wine tasting and main stage entertainment. This year's grand marshal was Thomas Roberts, MSNBC's openly gay 11 a.m. news anchor. Roberts â┚¬Å”came outâ┚¬Â professionally in 2006 and later served on a panel titled â┚¬Å”Off Camera: The Challenges for LGBT TV Anchors.â┚¬Â

The Stonewall Street Festival and Parade is Fort Lauderdale's and Wilton Manors' largest single-day LGBT event.

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