Come Out With Pride festival kicks off in Orlando, First Lady Jill Biden speaks

ORLANDO, Fla. — Thousands of people are attending this year’s “Come Out With Pride” festival in Orlando.


First Lady Jill Biden also made an appearance at the event.

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She spoke to the Orlando community at City Hall before the parade, urging people to vote in the upcoming election and make sure their voices are heard.

“You’ve been on the front lines, speaking up, showing up, demanding the dignity and justice that you deserve,” the first lady said.

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While the parade ended at 6 p.m., other events will be happening Saturday night.

There are still more events happening on Sunday. Click here for more information.

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