2017 Long Island Pride Parade in Long Beach

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The City of Long Beach welcomed about 20,000 people to the last day of the LGBT Network’s 27th annual Long Island Pride Parade on Sunday, June 11, 2017. The event took place in a new location after years of being held place at Heckscher Park in Huntington.

Event organizers said the three-day event drew at least 30,000 revelers.

Long Island Pride was launched in 1991 and consists of a festival, concert, 5-kilometer run, parade and other family-friendly events.

Members of the "Couch on Wheels" community group
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Members of the "Couch on Wheels" community group dance in the street during the 27th annual Long Island Pride Parade on Broadway in Long Beach on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

Marchers in the LGBT Network’s 27th annual Long
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Marchers walk in the 27th annual Long Island Pride Parade on Broadway in Long Beach on Sunday, June 11, 2017. 

Oscar Escobar and Jim Bruke, of Rockaway Beach,
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Oscar Escobar and Jim Burke of Rockaway Beach march in the Long Island Pride Parade on Broadway in Long Beach on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

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A crowd of people hold carnations in memory
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A crowd of people hold carnations in memory of the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting victims during a memorial held after the Long Island Pride Parade in Long Beach on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

Sophia Conrad, of Long Beach, cheers during the
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Sophia Conrad of Long Beach cheers during the 27th annual Long Island Pride Parade on Broadway in Long Beach on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

Heather Wade, of Amityville, who's husband Kendall lost
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Heather Wade of Amityville, right, whose husband Kendall lost his cousin Edward Sotomayor Jr. in the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting, receives a hug from her best friend Jeanette Shelley of Copiague after dropping a carnation in the water in memory of Pulse victims during a memorial held after the 27th annual Long Island Pride Parade in Long Beach on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

Morgan Lami, of Columbus, GA, and Cat Kryjak,
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Morgan Lami of Columbus, Georgia, and Cat Kryjak of West Babylon cheer during the 27th annual Long Island Pride Parade on Broadway in Long Beach on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

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