The LeatherWalk takes place on Sunday, September 18th and gets underway at 11:00 a.m. and goes until 3:00 p.m. The SF Leather Pride Flag raising ceremony will take place at the end of the parade route on Sunday September 18th at 3:00 p.m at Eagle Plaza with a dedication and kick-off presentation to mark the official start of Leather Pride Week in San Francisco.
LeatherWalk street closures
Folsom and Harrison Streets will be closed between 11th Street and 8th Street on Sunday September 18th for the duration of the parade and walk. For Sunday’s march, the contingent will begin gathering for the planned March in front of the Oasis Bar. The parade will March down Folsom street, turning right on 9th Street and proceeding on 9th to Harrison Street. Turning Right again on Harrison Street the parade will March up Harrison Street until reaching Eagle Plaza, where the assembly will complete the parade route.
This is the planned schedule:
Volunteer Setup at City Hall Steps
Walkers gather on the Steps of SF City Hall (Polk Street side)
Check In, and receive free LeatherWalk 2022 pin (while supplies last)
Arrive at Oasis
Arrive at Hole in the Wall / Powerhouse / Azúcar Lounge
Arrive at Leather Etc. / Wicked Grounds / Cat Club
Arrive Mr. S Leather
Walk down Ringold Alley
Arrive Ringold Alley plinth
Moment of Memory
Arrive Lone Star Saloon
Arrive SF Eagle
Raise Leather Pride Flag
11 am to 7 pm
Leather Pride Fest
3 pm to 6 pm
SF Eagle Beer Bust
Proposed Street Closures:
- Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- Folsom from 8th to 11th
- 8th From Folsom to Harrison
- Harrison from 8th to 12th.
How to get to the LeatherWalk
Public transit is the best way to get to the parade, according to the BART website. BART and Muni trains will drop off passengers directly on the parade route. BART will be increasing service to carry attendees to and from the celebration.
BART will open at 8:00 a.m. and run five-line service until 8:00 p.m. with special event trains. Riders should expect large crowds at Embarcadero Station before 10:30 a.m. and large crowds all day at Civic Center Station.
Those traveling to the parade from within SF can take SF Muni, which will be re-routing three lines around the Civic Center Plaza.