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After year hiatus, Madison's Pride Parade returns this weekend

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MADISON (WKOW) -- After a year hiatus, Madison's Gay Pride Parade returns this weekend.

According to the event has been taken over by OutReach, an advocacy group for the Madison LGBT community.

The parade kicks off Sunday afternoon at 2, but people marching should meet at the new Central Park at the corner of Ingersoll and East Wilson at 1 p.m. A rally will follow the parade on State Street at 3:30 p.m.

It will start at 200 South Ingersoll Street and go up to the Capitol Square on Williamson Street. Williamson, Wilson, and King Streets will be closed to traffic in both directions during the parade.

South Ingersoll Street will be closed between Main Street and Wilson Street from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

No cross traffic will be allowed along the parade route, including Blair Street and Doty Street. Police will detour eastbound traffic on John Nolen Drive onto Broom Street and will not allow left turns onto Blair Street from East Washington Avenue.

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