KBUL Newsroom - Big Sky Pride is returning to Billings this weekend after almost a decade. The organization has been focused on promoting and celebrating the rights of the LGBTQ community. KTVQ.com reports that the official kick off for the Big Sky Pride event in Billings was earlier this week, but the main events start on Friday. Close to 70 events are planned for Billings, to celebrate the LGBTQ community and bring people together.

Many local businesses are contributing to the weekend by hosting events or getting involved. Organizers say the community supports what they strive for… equality for all, as well as dignity and the respect of others. In a weekend packed with family-friendly events, Saturday is the big day kicking off with the Pride Parade downtown.  For a full list of events, go to; KTVQ.com and click the link.