A mass of a few hundred people swathed in bright colors chanted and cheered as they marched down Broadway avenue in Seaside on Saturday during the 2nd annual Monterey Peninsula Pride March.

This year's pride celebration was a bigger show than last year's, with members of Pajaro Valley Pride, Silicon Valley Pride and Santa Cruz Pride also marching to show support for LGBTQ+ rights with giant rainbow flags and signs promoting love and acceptance.

Members of Pacific Repertory Theatre in Carmel were decked out in neon pink, orange and red unitards singing ABBA songs from the back of a truck, while women zoomed around in circles near by for the second annual "Dykes on Bicycles" ride.

On Saturday night, Pride festivities continued at Bull and Bear bar in downtown Monterey where a few hundred folks gathered—many adorned in red to show support for HIV/AIDS—and cheered a drag show where performers danced around the back patio.

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