PRIDE is returning to the streets of Edinburgh in what has been dubbed Scotland's longest-running free celebration of the country's LGBT community.

Since starting in 1994, the event has grown exponentially to include thousands of people from all walks of life.

With less than a week to go before the event, you may be interested to learn what road closures will be in place across the city centre in the coming days.

When is Pride 2024 taking place in Edinburgh?

Pride 2024 in Edinburgh will take place on Saturday, June 22 from around 1pm.

What is the route for the Pride march in Edinburgh?

Those attending the march have been asked to gather at the Scottish Parliament at around 12.30pm. The march will then set off from Holyrood at around 1pm.

It will travel along Canongate, High Street and Lawnmarket before moving south down National Cycle Route 75, Lothian Street and Potterrow. The route will then finish at Charles Street.

The full route can be found on the Edinburgh Pride website or via this handy graphic provided by the organisers.

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See the full list of road closures for Pride 2024 in Edinburgh

Here are all the road closures that will be in place across the city for Pride 2024, according to the Edinburgh City Council roadworks & events report (effective from June 14).

11.30am - 3pm

  • Horse Wynd

12.30pm - 3.30pm

  • Royal Mile
  • George IV Bridge (southbound)
  • Bristo Place, Potterrow
  • Chapel Street
  • George Square north leg

The following roads will also be closed for the Armed Forces Day parade:

  • Charlotte Square north leg from 9.30am to 11.30am
  • Rolling road closure along the south side of George Street to St Andrew Square from 10am

Edinburgh Pride will take place on Saturday, June 22.