Rainbow Pride splashes across San Francisco

From downtown to the Castro, from Dolores Park to Civic Center, a spectrum of acceptance and inclusion shined across San Francisco streets all weekend, culminating Sunday with the 47th annual Pride parade up Market Street.

Cast amid a foreboding backdrop of political uncertainty, hundreds of thousands descended on The City to celebrate equality, diversity and our right to love who and how we please. SFBay photojournalist Aar0n Levy-Wolins captured the color, vigor and vitality of one of San Francisco’s signature annual gatherings.

360ยบ video by Garrick Wong/SFBay

Pride 2017 Photo Gallery

Two men kiss at the Pride Celebration in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

A Pride attendee waves a rainbow-and-black-colored heart flag while dancing to music at the Pride Celebration in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

A Pride attendee waves a rainbow-colored sash at the Pride Celebration in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

Thousands of Pride attendees mill about down Hyde Street into Civic Center at the Pride Celebration in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

A Pride attendee sticks his tongue out at Matt Menard, 38, a physician from Haida Gwaii, Canada, who is wearing a phallic Trump mask at the Pride Celebration in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

Bacon-wrapped hot dogs sizzle on a makeshift grill at the Pride Celebration in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

A young child rests their head on their mother’s shoulder at the Pride Celebration in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

A performer dances at the Pride Celebration in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

A performer dances at the Pride parade in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

A woman rides a motorcycle at the Pride Celebration in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

Women ride on a motorcycle at the Pride Celebration in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

A youth gets makeup done before the Pride Celebration in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, June 25, 2017.