New Hope Celebrates Events

Everything You Need To Know About 2019 Events!

New Hope Celebrates Events! If you want to watch from the sidelines, or be a part of PrideFest History, everything is available here. PrideFest is a full day event starting with our popular Pride Parade from Lambertville, NJ to New Hope, Bucks County, PA. Following the Pride Parade is the PrideFair, where you can connect with local LGBT artisans, business owners, organizations, and more. Want to keep the party going? Then our Cocktail Contest is just your thing! Make sure you have your designated driver before you try the irresistible concoctions the local bars have created!

Upcoming Events


13jan(jan 13)9:00 am23mar(mar 23)5:00 pmNew Hope Celebrates History

08mar(mar 8)8:00 pm28(mar 28)9:00 pmThe SkivviesNHC Special Performance for NERP Bucks County Playhouse

21mar6:00 pm8:00 pmNHC Board Meeting

23mar6:00 pm8:00 pmEquality Exhibit Closing Event & PARX After Party

Pride Fest 2019


11may(may 11)12:00 am21(may 21)11:59 pmBest Cocktail ContestNHC Annual Pride Cocktail Contest

11may(may 11)12:00 am20(may 20)11:59 pmNew Hope Celebrates Pridefest 2019NHC Pride Week Observance - Remembering Stonewall 50 A week of local events and activities.

11may11:00 am12:30 pmRainbow Pride Flag Reveal EventNHC Pride Week Observance - Remembering Stonewall 50

15may6:00 pm9:30 pmFACT Annual Pride BINGOFighting AIDS Continuously Together serves Bucks, Hunterdon and Mercer Counties

16may6:00 pm7:30 pmService For JusticeAt St. Phillips. Special with guest speakers

16may7:00 pm10:30 pmPride Trivia NightHosted by Danny E. and Triumph Brewing Co. Union Square

17may10:00 pm2:00 amTGIF Pride Dance PartyHosted by NHC at The Raven

18may11:00 am12:30 pmAnnual NHC Pride Parade 2019Hosted by NHC Parade starts in Lambertville crossing the bridge to New Hope

18may12:00 pm4:00 pmAnnual NHC Pride Fair 2019Hosted by NHC & ( name ) NEW Location At the American Legion Parking lot

18may(may 18)10:00 pm19(may 19)2:00 amStudio 54 Party ExtravaganzaHosted by NHC & Tito’s Handmade Vodka

19may(may 19)3:00 pm20(may 20)2:00 amLadies 2000 Annual Pride PartyHosted by The Ladies 2000 and Havana

PrideFest Celebration May 2019

Annual Rainbow Flag Unfurling

Saturday, May 11th Join us for the annual rainbow equality flag unfurling at Starbucks on Bridge & Main Streets in New Hope, PA. Additional event details and information to follow.

PrideFest: New Hope Celebrates

May 18th — May 19th – Since 2003 New Hope Celebrates has hosted one of the first nationwide Pride Events of the season in May. Usually held in June, there are over 1,000 annual Pride celebrations both nationally and worldwide.

New Hope / Lambertville Pride Parade

Pride Parade Saturday, May 18th

Saturday, May 18th — The keystone of our annual Pridefest event will begin at 11:30 am starting in Lambertville, NJ. and crossing the bridge to New Hope, Pa. We March Rain Or Shine!

Pride Entry

Are you an LGBTQ+ organization or supporting group and want to march with us? Wonderful!

The fees below help to cover the cost of the Parade.
Business / Corporate: $120
Floats $130
Non-profit Group $85

Additional Suggested Donation
In order to offset the costs of producing our parade, NHC recommends that all groups consider making a donation of $1-5 for each participant. You can add your donation upon checkout.

New Hope PrideFair

PrideFair Saturday, May 18th

Location to be announced, 2019 PrideFair opens at 1:00 pm to the general public with local artists and retailers, and LGBTQ+ owned and operated professional services, the New Hope Pride Fair is a great opportunity to connect with your community. Closes at 4:00 pm

PrideFair Vendor Entry

Are you a local artist, retailer, or LGBTQ+ owned and operated professional or non-profit service? Great, we’d love to have you connect to the community at our PrideFair.

Open to vendors and set-up crew 7:30 am – 11:30 am – Rain or Shine!

Although we want to host everyone, we have limited room and cater to the local community prior to extending to other vendors. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet your neighbors, market your goods and services, and meet other businesses like yourself.

Cocktail Contest

Cocktail Contest May 10th—20th

Must Be 21 with proof of ID to participate in this fun and festive town contest. If you can’t find a designated driver, please use Lyft or Uber for a safe ride home. From May 12th to 20th every day during the PrideFest.

Cockatil Contest Entry

Get In The Game!

If your establishment would like to participate please contact The Best Team.

Here’s what you get!

You get all the benefits of Basic & Deluxe Partnership Package Plus…

  • Additional Event Promotion & Social Media coverage during Pride Fest Week
  • Liquor Sponsor Support & Swag
  • Table Tents & Posters
  • Special Voting Mobile APP with listing

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