NHC Annual PrideFest 2022 is almost here so spread the word.
With only a few weeks to go, New Hope Celebrates is counting down to PrideFest May 20 – May 22, 2022, live! With this year’s theme “Dancing in the Streets,” there will be “laughing, singing and music swinging.”
The only Pride Parade to cross state lines will kick off rain or shine in Lambertville, NJ on Saturday, May 21 at 11:00 am and continue over the Delaware River into New Hope, PA. displaying New Hope Celebrates’ very own 100ft. Equality Flag in eight colors. With floats, marching bands, and over seven hundred participants, the Parade is open to everyone.
Following the Parade, the Pride Fair will be held in the Legion parking lot on the corner of New St. and South Main St. New Hope, from 12 pm-4 pm. With live entertainment, DJ, a cash bar, and a wide array of vendors featuring crafts, jewelry, and clothing along with information from local LGBTQ+ organizations, samples, and giveaways, it is the perfect culmination of PrideFest!
PrideFest Live featured entertainment: Doylestown School of Rock – Stephanie Chin Band – BETTY – Hot Squirrel Highway – Sug Daniels – Jacqueline Dupree – Roxey Ballet – Toby Chernesky. There will be a host of local queens: Former Miss New Hope Celebrates Pageant Winners – Ginger Alley Miss NHC 2018, Cyannie Lopez Miss NHC 2017
Open to all, this event is for family and friends. It’s a fun-filled day that brings everyone together to celebrate diversity. Cash bars available must be 21+. $5 suggested donation to enter. Admission proceeds will benefit New Hope Celebrates and the PrideFest.
There will be a week-long celebration of events and festivities leading up to PrideFest, with something for everyone. The annual New Hope Celebrates’ Cocktail Contest, the Pride Run, FACT’s Sop Hop BINGO, Ladies 2000 Sunday Event and more are planned.
There will be something for everyone whether you are planning to come for the day or longer. Just remember to dust off your dancing shoes!