AUSTIN, TEXAS School District Encourages & Transports Students to Pride Event

August 16, 2023 in News, Video by RBN Staff




Source: AISD 


Saturday, August 12

The parade begins at 8 p.m.

Free shuttles depart at 6:30 p.m.

Staff, students and their families are invited to represent Austin ISD in the annual Austin Pride Parade. We are #AISDproud to celebrate our LGBTQIA+ students, staff and families and to highlight our commitment to creating a safe, supportive and inclusive environment for all!

Length of Parade: The parade route is approximately 1.2 miles, beginning at the Texas State Capitol and finishing at the Congress Bridge.

6:30 p.m.: Free Shuttles Depart

Buses will depart promptly at 6:30 p.m. Please arrive early to ensure a seat on the bus and a timely departure. Note: Middle school and elementary students must be accompanied by an adult.

Three shuttle site options:

NORTH: Northeast ECHS (by the band hall) Capacity 45 o 7104 Berkman Dr. Austin, TX 78752

SOUTH: Akins ECHS (by the band hall) Capacity 45 o 10701 S. 1st St. Austin, TX 78748

CENTRAL: Central Office (Walmart side of building) Capacity 40 o 4000 S. IH-35 Austin, TX 78704

End of Parade Shuttle Return/Pick up:

At the end of the parade route, buses will pick up participants at the old Statesman parking lot located at 305 S. Congress Ave. to return to the shuttle sites. Anticipated arrival time is 10 p.m. depending on speed of parade flow.

Drive Yourself:

Limited paid parking is available at State Parking Garage A at 1401 San Jacinto via the Trinity Street entrance. Please consider traffic. Meet at the Austin ISD school bus near San Jacinto and E. 12th St. at 7:30 p.m.

What to Wear/Bring:

Water, clothing suitable for summer heat, and comfortable walking shoes.

Pride costumes and rainbow colors are encouraged.

Austin ISD Pride T-shirts provided to participants upon arrival. (Limited quantity, first come.)

For questions, please email:

Desfile del Orgullo de Austin

El personal, los estudiantes y sus familias están invitados a representar al Austin ISD en el desfile anual del Orgullo de Austin. ¡Sentimos #OrgulloAISD de celebrar a nuestros estudiantes, personal y familias de la comunidad LGBTQIA+ y de recalcar nuestro compromiso de crear un ambiente seguro, de apoyo e inclusivo para todos!

Sábado, 12 de agosto

El desfile empieza a las 8 p.m.

Del Capitolio del Estado de Texas al Puente del Congreso, aproximadamente 1.2 millas


Tres sitios de transporte gratuito salen a las 6:30 p.m., ¡Por favor lleguen temprano!

NORTE: Escuela Preparatoria de Universidad Temprana Northeast (junto a la sala de la banda), 7104 Berkman Dr. Austin, TX 78752

SUR: Escuela Preparatoria de Universidad Temprana Akins (junto a la sala de la banda), 10701 S. 1st St. Austin, TX 78748

CENTRAL: Oficina Central (del lado de la Walmart), 4000 S. IH-35 Austin, TX 78704

Nota: Los estudiantes de secundaria y primaria deben estar acompañados por un adulto.

Regreso/servicio del transporte al final del desfile: Antiguo estacionamiento de Statesman en 305 S. Congress Ave.

Si desean conducir ustedes mismos:

Hay estacionamiento de paga limitado disponible en State Parking Garage A en 1401 San Jacinto por la entrada de Trinity Street.

Reúnanse con el autobús escolar del Austin ISD cerca de San Jacinto y E. 12th St. a las 7:30 p.m.

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