People marching with the Mobilize for Equality group pass by the Texas rainbow flag during the Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017.  The Lakewood Brewing Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade traveled southbound Cedar Springs from Wycliff to Turtle Creek Blvd. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News)

People marching with the Mobilize for Equality group pass by the Texas rainbow flag during the Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017. The Lakewood Brewing Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade traveled southbound Cedar Springs from Wycliff to Turtle Creek Blvd. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News)

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The Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, Dallas' annual celebration of LGBTQ pride, stepped off on a sunny Sunday afternoon on Cedar Springs Road. 

The 34th annual parade, sponsored this year by Lakewood Brewing Co., started at the corner of Cedar Springs and Wycliff Avenue, traveled down Cedar Springs to Turtle Creek Boulevard. This year's theme was "Stand Up -- Speak Out." 

The parade was full of colorful floats and lots of smiles. Check out the photo gallery:

Revelers on a float dance and perform on the AVEN float during the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017. 

Revelers on a float dance and perform on the AVEN float during the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017. 

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People gathered along the street outside Oak Lawn United Methodist Church to watch the pride parade.

People gathered along the street outside Oak Lawn United Methodist Church to watch the pride parade.

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Grand Marshal Nicole O'Hara Munro yells and blows kisses to folks in the crowd during the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017. 

Grand Marshal Nicole O'Hara Munro yells and blows kisses to folks in the crowd during the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017. 

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New Dallas Police Chief U. Renee Hall greets those in the crowd as she walked in the parade. 

New Dallas Police Chief U. Renee Hall greets those in the crowd as she walked in the parade. 

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Alex Flores, of Roundup Saloon Dancers, dips country western dance partner Ray Govender of Dallas during the parade.

Alex Flores, of Roundup Saloon Dancers, dips country western dance partner Ray Govender of Dallas during the parade.

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Robert Holloway of Fort Worth performs with a flag and rifle corps during the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017. 

Robert Holloway of Fort Worth performs with a flag and rifle corps during the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017. 

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The Oak Lawn Band performs with the Black Gold Winterguard color guard in front of the Oak Lawn United Methodist Church during the Texas Freedom Parade.

The Oak Lawn Band performs with the Black Gold Winterguard color guard in front of the Oak Lawn United Methodist Church during the Texas Freedom Parade.

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People along the route yell for beads during the Texas Freedom Parade.

People along the route yell for beads during the Texas Freedom Parade.

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Large crowds gathered along Cedar Springs Road and Oak Lawn during the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, Dallas' annual LGBTQ pride celebration. 

Large crowds gathered along Cedar Springs Road and Oak Lawn during the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, Dallas' annual LGBTQ pride celebration. 

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Men dance on a Black Tie Dinner, Inc. float during the Texas Freedom Parade.

Men dance on a Black Tie Dinner, Inc. float during the Texas Freedom Parade.

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Marching with Rainbow Roundup, Kaia Kantor, 7, slaps hands with folks as she rides on the shoulders of her mother Kimberly Kantor of Plano during the Texas Freedom Parade.

Marching with Rainbow Roundup, Kaia Kantor, 7, slaps hands with folks as she rides on the shoulders of her mother Kimberly Kantor of Plano during the Texas Freedom Parade.

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People scream for beads from passing floats during the Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017.

People scream for beads from passing floats during the Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017.

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Karla Camacho (center, left) and Adony Rios of Dallas react to people parading by in the Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017. 

Karla Camacho (center, left) and Adony Rios of Dallas react to people parading by in the Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017. 

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(from left) Kristin Weatherly, Lillie Commons, Clair VanHouse of Ferris, Texas and Yvonne McDonald of Ardmore, Oklahoma try to catch beads throw from a parade float.

(from left) Kristin Weatherly, Lillie Commons, Clair VanHouse of Ferris, Texas and Yvonne McDonald of Ardmore, Oklahoma try to catch beads throw from a parade float.

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People view the Texas Freedom Parade from the Legacy of Love monument at Cedar Springs Rd. and Oak Lawn in Dallas, Sunday, September 17, 2017. 

People view the Texas Freedom Parade from the Legacy of Love monument at Cedar Springs Rd. and Oak Lawn in Dallas, Sunday, September 17, 2017. 

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People reach for beads thrown from passing floats during the Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017. \

People reach for beads thrown from passing floats during the Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017. \

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Elliott Puckett waves to the crowd from the "One Community One Love" bus during the Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017.

Elliott Puckett waves to the crowd from the "One Community One Love" bus during the Texas Freedom Parade, Sunday, September 17, 2017.

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People view the Texas Freedom Parade from the Legacy of Love monument at Cedar Springs Rd. and Oak Lawn in Dallas, Sunday, September 17, 2017.

People view the Texas Freedom Parade from the Legacy of Love monument at Cedar Springs Rd. and Oak Lawn in Dallas, Sunday, September 17, 2017.

Tom Fox/Staff Photographer
A lone balloon bounces along Cedar Springs Rd. before the Texas Freedom Parade begins, Sunday, September 17, 2017. 

A lone balloon bounces along Cedar Springs Rd. before the Texas Freedom Parade begins, Sunday, September 17, 2017. 

Tom Fox/Staff Photographer

CORRECTION, 4:30 p.m., Sept. 19, 2017: A photo caption in an earlier version of this story misidentified the name of a float a group of men were dancing on. It is the Black Tie Dinner, Inc. float, not the LS Elite.

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