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By the Numbers: San Francisco Pride’s Impact on Our Local Economy

By the Numbers SF Pride's Impact“But most of the dollars spent on that Sunday spread far beyond the Civic Center celebration”

The San Francisco Pride Parade celebrated its 46th anniversary last Sunday. Not only did the event attract residents from the city and nearby county, but also from around the world. A recent article by the San Francisco Business Times provided a stunning economic analysis that the visitor impact had on the local economy. 

With over 550,000 visitors, 80% of which were from outside S.F, resulted in a staggering $357.1 million of total impact for retail stores, restaurants, and hotels.

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Read more: San Francisco Business Times (blog) By the numbers: San Francisco Pride’s impact on our local economy