(Worthy News)-- Some 180,000 people marched through Tel Aviv's streets Friday in the city's 17th annual Gay Pride Parade, the nation's largest and oldest gay pride event, the Times of Israel reported.
The parade, boasting trucks bearing DJs, dancers and drag performers, began at 11 a.m. local time as participants gathered at the city’s Meir Park. At noon, marchers began walking down some of the city’s busiest thoroughfares, ending at Charles Clore Park on the Mediterranean beach.
Of the estimated 180,000 participants, 30,000 are tourists, many of whom came to Israel to participate in the march, according to officials. --[wp_colorbox_media url="http://www.timesofisrael.com/gay-pride-revelers-take-to-the-streets-in-tel-aviv/" type="iframe" hyperlink="Source"]
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