Organizers of this weekend's joyous festival and parade have been beset in recent years by financial shortfalls, warring factions, lawsuits and allegations ranging from undisciplined spending to vote-rigging on the board.
After compiling data regarding hotel accessibility, flight prices, travel searches, and Pride celebrations, Long Beach was named the fourth best city in the States to celebrate Pride, which has kicked off every May in Long Beach since 1984.
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