The closing of the current iteration of the Raven is somber news for the New Hope community and surrounding areas but in a few years a new Raven will open in the same location with touches of the current Raven throughout the new building. The River House at Odette’s has
For the past 16 years, The High Heel Drag Race has been an all-inclusive event, representing the diversity and acceptance of all that is indigenous to New Hope. This year’s High Heel Drag Race will be held on October 27th, 2019 at 4:30 pm. All participants are dressed in costumes
Networking with Pride 2019 Event Please join us for our second LGBTQ+ networking event. New hope Celebrates, the Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the NJ LGBT Chamber of Commerce, New Jersey Tourism Industry Association and the Philadelphia Independent Business Alliance is proud to sponsor “Out and
New Hope Celebrates commemorates every October to acknowledge National LGBTQ+ History Month and National Coming Out Day on the 11th. October is a great time to visit, get outside and enjoy our river towns of New Hope, PA. and Lambertville, NJ. Enjoy the crisp country air and fall foliage all
National & Local Recognition Our annual and year-round events include activities for LGBTQ+ and Ally friends and families. Events include dances, parties, comedic performances and an exciting, colorful and dynamic parade that has been twice marshaled by the Governor of Pennsylvania and three times by a US Congressman. The Pride
NHC 2019 Pride Parade & Fest Best parade ever. Thanks to the Board and the volunteers who make this special week happen. Lots of people along the parade route, lots of love, lots of sun! VIEW IMAGES
In celebration of WorldPride and Stonewall 50, The Center has launched Stonewall Forever, a first-of-its-kind digital national monument, supported by Google.org and in partnership with the National Park Service, to help the world connect with LGBTQ history. The digital monument springboards on the momentum created by President Barack Obama’s federal dedication
The Friends of the Free Library of New Hope & Solebury (FOL) and New Hope Celebrates (NHC) will celebrate the publication of their new book, An Enlightened Community: 20th Century LGBT Stories of New Hope, Pennsylvania at The Cub Room of the New Hope Lodge on Tuesday June 25th from
Thanks to our Partner, Parx Casino, we will have concert tickets that we are raffling off during PrideFest weekend! New Hope Celebrates is raffling 4 tickets for the Melissa Etheridge, Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo, and Liz Phair Concert at PARX Casino – Xcite Center on Thursday, June 27 at 6:30
Daniel Brooks is with Matthew B Hanson and Gordon Pulaski at Rose Bank Winery. New Hope Celebrates won the ‘Dedicated Partner Award’ at this morning’s ‘ National Travel and Tourism Week Breakfast’ hosted by Visit Bucks County. Pictured: Gordon Pulaski, NHC Creative Director; Matt Hanson, NHC President; Dan Brooks, NHC Founder and NHCH Coordinator; Bucks County Commissioners
We are excited to Partner with the Clarion Inn and Suites for Pride 2019! The New Hope Celebrates Board is excited to host our 16th Annual PrideFest this year. We have been planning for months to get ready for everyone to celebrate their Pride and invite visitors from all over
Clarion Inn & Suites is offering Pride Packages! Room discounts and Pride event passes, so book today! Saturday 4th -Sunday 19th The BEST Cocktail Contest. Visit local bars & restaurants and Vote! Sponsored by Tito’s & Templeton Rye VOTE @ bestcocktailcontest.com Equality Mini Exhibit at Parry Mansion The exhibit will
Twin Town Podcast by Tony Artur / ABL Studios with Matthew Hanson, NHC President A monthly podcast celebrating the people, events, art, history, food, and music of the New Hope PA / Lambertville NJ community. Hosted by award-winning bartender and brand-builder Tony Artur. Episode 104 – New Hope Celebrates Featuring
New Hope Celebrates is proud to welcome our newest Partner – the Clarion Inn and Suites of New Hope. They will be our official event & accommodation partners for Pridefest May 17th, 18th, and 19th, 2019. Please visit the Clarion Hotel of New Hope, PA online for PrideFest discounted accommodations.
March 31 is International Transgender Day of Visibility NEW HOPE CELEBRATES invites everyone to take a moment to reflect upon and recognize the contributions of transgendered persons in our community, around the country, and the world! Today’s International Transgender Day of Visibility is dedicated to celebrating and acknowledging transgender
New Hope Celebrates hosted the 2019 Annual NERP Conference (Northeast Regional Pride) from March 7 through March 10. Every year a city is chosen to host the conference for their region and New Hope, PA. was chosen for the second time since 2013. Sponsored by Interpride, an organization that unites
New Hope Celebrates History Exhibit at Visit Bucks County, 3207 Street Rd., Bensalem PA will host their closing party on March 23 from 4-8PM. This is an opportunity for first time and returning visitors to join in the festivities. Pride in Our History Exhibit opened on Jan. 13 and has
New Hope Celebrates PrideFest – Come as you are! Pride Parade & Fair May 18th. PrideFest runs from May 11th – 20th. It’s a very exciting year for the worldwide LGBTQ+ community and we are excited to be one of the first Prides of the season. New Hope Celebrates will
“Rights are won only by those who make their voices heard.”- Harvey Milk. When most students were getting off the school bus to start their weekend, a group of students from three Central Bucks Middle Schools were embarking on a field trip to the Bucks County Visitor’s Center in Bensalem,
“Celebrating our past, Planning our Future”- NERP 2019 New Hope Celebrates will host the 2019 Annual NERP (Northeast Regional Pride) Conference held by Interpride. Interpride is an international organization that unites the Pride organizations throughout the world. New Hope Celebrates is honored to host the Annual NERP Conference for the
Read about our History Exhibit: Learn about local LGBTQ history at a new exhibition Adriana Fraser January 25, 2019 A new exhibition, set to debut next week in Bensalem, will explore five decades of LGBTQ history in Pennsylvania as a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. LGBTQ nonprofit
New Hope Celebrates History Exhibit at Visit Bucks County: The light dusting of snow on the ground on Sunday, Jan. 13 added to the scenic beauty of Bucks County; a county where, since Revolutionary days, residents have fought hard for freedom and equality. That morning, about 200 people came out
Click here for Tickets New Hope Celebrates (NHC) and Party Gurlz Productions proudly present the 2nd Annual Miss New Hope Celebrates Pageant! On Saturday, March 16, 2019, the Miss New Hope Celebrates Pageant will once again hit the stage at The Event Center by Cornerstone in New Hope, PA!
New Hope Celebrates History Exhibit at Visit Bucks County: New exhibit debuts January 13th and will be available in the lobby for viewing until Mar. 23, 2019. Equality – Pride in Our History Exhibit takes visitors on a journey through the decades of gay pride and will showcase a collection
Updated 12/1/18 at 11:30am Due to weather, the event will now be held at St. Philips Church (10 Chapel Rd., New Hope, PA 18938.) We will have light refreshments available after for remembrance and socializing. New Hope Celebrates and FACT will be holding a World AIDS Day Vigil at St.
Keeping A New Hope Tradition Alive Over the past 15 years, the annual High Heel Drag Race has been the highlight of the October fall season in New Hope. Originally hosted by the local Chamber of Commerce, the event was passed to NHC in 2015. It seemed to be a
Matt Hanson, President of New Hope Celebrates, recently sat down with Comcast Newsmakers to talk about our upcoming events in 2019. Please watch the video here https://comcastnewsmakers.com/Videos/2018/11/2/New-Hope-Celebrates?autoPlay
New Hope Celebrates Board of Directors is now accepting applications for General Board Members and a future Treasurer Board position. The NHC Board is looking for people that are interested in LGBTQIA issues & Pride events and want to give back to the community. We are also looking for people
New Hope Celebrates is celebrating National Coming Out Day on Thursday, October 11, 2018 with a video campaign to provide support and a venue for LGBTQ+ people and allies to come out. Please post your video and use the hashtags: #OUTinNewHope #iamnewhope #HRC #NationalComingOutDay You can also post images using
New Hope Celebrates is excited to premiere our Pride 2018 video! This video highlights our flag unfurling event on the bridge in New Hope and Lambertville. It also includes footage from our Pride Parade and Fair on May 19th, 2018. Please share and spread the New Hope love! Please join
REGISTER HERE! The Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the NJ LGBT Chamber of Commerce, New Hope Celebrates, New Jersey Tourism Industry Association and the Philadelphia Independent Business Alliance are proud to sponsor “Out and About for Business” a networking event focused on engaging professionals, business owners, and
Theme for weekend extravaganza is “The United Colors Of Love” New Hope Celebrates (NHC) Pride in New Hope, PA & Lambertville, NJ – On Saturday, May 12th, New Hope Celebrates will kick-off the 15th Annual Pride Week and PrideFest weekend extravaganza. The week will begin with our inaugural Pride 5K
This year’s High Heel Drag Race was as usual, a hilarious and absolutely fun event! See for yourself…
New Hope Celebrates Team attends AGM & World Conference in Indianapolis, IN, USA from the 5th to the 8th of October 2017. The team presented and won the bid for NERP to come to New Hope in 2019
New Hope, PA (October 9) – Northeast Regional Pride (NERP), which co-ordinates LGBTQIA* conferences for New England and the mid-Atlantic states, announced today that New Hope, Pennsylvania, has been chosen as host city for its 2019 conference, which will take place from March 7-10. Tyler Evertsen, co-Regional Director for
PGN – Written by, Jeremy Rodriguez A Pennsylvania-based LGBT Pride organization plans to showcase its town on a national level in a new awareness-raising campaign. New Hope Celebrates launched “i am new hope” in the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election. Roger Green, the organization’s vice president, said board members
New Hope Celebrates Presents Our LGBT Community History Exhibit “Looking Forward to Looking Back” New Hope Celebrates LGBT History Exhibition, will be on display at local galleries from May 8 – May 21, 2017. An outgrowth of Retro-Scope.org, the exhibit will feature photos, artifacts and memorabilia depicting lesbian, gay, bisexual,
Presented by New Hope Celebrates & The RavenSponsored in part by Tito’s Vodka & Jose Cuvero Silver New Hope Celebrates is raising the bar for this year’s Farewell to Pride Party. So, come get soaking wet – Live DJ, Free Hot Dogs, Drink Specials, Pool Games. And wait there’s more
Bearlesque is ready to take it all off for New Hope at the gorgeous The Raven! Every Tuesday at 8pm, starting May 9th, Josh Schonewolf,Turnpyke, Connor Michalchuk, Saynt Von Dean, and all the boys of Philly’s All-Male Burlesque Troupe is going to be performing at The Raven, every single Tuesday
New Hope Celebrates is proud and honored to announce that their new 100ft Rainbow Equality Parade Flag will be making its grand entrance from Lambertville into New Hope, during this year’s Pride Parade on May 20th, 2017. This has been made possible thanks to the generous donation of our 2017
Lipstick Monday Pride Drag Show Hosted by Miss Martini Madness and friends. – Berrie Lyndon, pumpkin, Carl Max, ginger Alley, Cyannie Lopez, Phoebe Mantrappe, Monika Michaels… It’s her Birthday Celebration and Pride all in one fun filled night. With special guests and all the Madness that is Martini! DATE: May 15th TIME:
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in New Hope, Pa. will hold their 2nd. Annual Service for Social Justice on Thursday, May 18. As part of New Hope Celebrates Pride Week, this year’s topic will be “Remembering Stonewall.” It will be an evening of learning and reflecting on LGBT rights. Author and
Had a blast chatting with Geri Delevich, Democratic candidate for Mayor of the Community of New Hope, PA and Matthew B Hanson, the VP of New Hope Celebrates about the upcoming weeklong pride festival that kicks off May 14th! And Luxxie had fun too 🙂 Here is the full calendar
New hope Celebrates & The Bucks County Playhouse present “CLUE” the play – Special Tickets available for Pride Friday May 19th proceeds benefit NHC. Sally Struthers, Erin Dilly, Kevin Carolan, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Carson Elrod and More Will Sit Down to Dinner in CLUE: ON STAGE at Bucks County Playhouse.
2017 New Hope Celebrates Pride Festival Week & Weekend Celebration – Celebrating Our River of Rainbows New Hope Celebrates (NHC) will kick-off the 14th Annual Pride Week and Weekend Celebration on Sunday, May 14, 2017. The week will begin with the unfurling of our 50-foot Rainbow Equality Flag atop the Delaware House
THE MAKING OF THE 100ft NHC Rainbow Equality Parade Flag! New Hope Celebrates is proud and honored to announce that their new 100ft Rainbow Equality Parade Flag will be making its grand entrance from Lambertville into New Hope, during this year’s Pride Parade on May 20th, 2017. This has been
Retro-Scope: New Hope, PA LGBTA History We are in the process of building and adding to the NEW Retro-Scope Website.
The New Hope Celebrates Community LGBTA History Exhibit Center Closes, 34 S. Main St. New Hope, Pa. will close on Oct. 31, 2016. In celebration of the two successful months open, Dating Coach-Author-Radio Personality Jess Branas will appear at the Center on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2016 for a book signing
2016 Annual NHC High Heel Drag Race New Hope Celebrates is proud to present this year’s Annual High Heel Drag Race & After Burn Party at The Logan Inn. Event Date: Sunday October 23rd Rain Date: Sunday October 30th The High Heel Race is an all-inclusive event, which represents our
New Hope Celebrates LGBTA Community History Exhibit – Located at 34 South Main Street, New Hope Pa. 18938. We will be open weekends through October.
New Hope Celebrates is proud to present this years Annual High Heel Drag Race & After Burn Party at The Logan Inn. Event Date: Sunday October 23rd Rain Date: Sunday October 30th The High Heel Race is an all-inclusive event, which represents our communities’ diverse and accepting culture. Everyone in the race, male and female participants alike will wear high
LGBT CommUNITY History Exhibit New Hope Celebrates Retro-Scope pop-up exhibit opens doors to the past… New Hope, PA. New Hope Celebrates yesterday, today and tomorrow with the opening of a new Pop-Up Exhibit, featuring a look back at New Hope’s rich LGBTA history. It is a community based project which
New Hope Celebrates spotlights local author Stefani Moore with book signing of new novel based on New Hope Location: NHC LGBT Community History Exhibit, 34 S. Main St. New Hope, PA Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016 Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. New Hope Celebrates (NHC) is excited to announce
“Just a fraction of the thousands of photos we have in our collection”, said Gordon Pulaski, NHC Creative Director. Thanks to our photographers – Scott Drake, Stephen Harris, and Mark Margraff.
New Hope, PA. New Hope Celebrates yesterday, today and tomorrow with the opening of a new Pop-Up Exhibit, featuring a look back at New Hope’s rich LGBTA history. It is a community based project which will rely on individual contributions of both content and funds. The new exhibit is also
NHC Blog turned 3 today!
New Hope Celebrates Pride Festival – You’re Gonna Love Us Come Rain Or Come Shine! “AIN’T NO ONE GONNA RAIN ON OUR PARADE!” We’re a tough group here in New Hope and Lambertville and we have stood up and marched on through bigger storms to get where we are today.
Today, May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT). IDAHOT is an annual day to draw attention to the alarming situation faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex individuals, as well as all those who do not conform to majority sexual and gender norms. Did you
Best Cocktail Contest – getting ready for Pride Week!
Celebrating history in the making – The Making of The NHC Rainbow Equality Flag – a stich in time! “Follow the Rainbow Equality Flag to the River towns of New Hope & Lambertville” For the past decade, New Hope has had the pleasure of hosting a section of the world famous
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sharon Fronabarger, New Hope Celebrates President email@example.com Contact: Mandee Kuenzle firstname.lastname@example.org Big Pants and Hot Flashes! with comedians Kevin Meaney & Julia Scotti Friday, May 20 at Bucks County Playhouse New Hope, Pa. – What happens when two successful comedians make life altering decisions to come
Lambertville — Aiming to build upon its success in 2015 of growing into a regionally based business and destination marketing organization, the Greater Lambertville-New Hope Chamber of Commerce announced a new name — the Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau — to more fully correspond to the
While you’ve been digging yourselves out of the snow, and dreaming of warmer days, the NHC team has been busy planning New Hope Pride Week 2016. It won’t be long before the temperatures start to rise and we unfurl the flag to kick off our annual celebration! So while you
Thirteen years have passed since New Hope Celebrates (NHC) initiated the first annual LGBT pride festival, which now includes the City of Lambertville (NJ,) and this year will be held on May 15th through May 22nd. The renowned, diverse, colorful cornerstone pride parade and block party unites the two towns
New Hope Celebrates & The Raven are proud to sponsor Miss Martini Madness as she traveles to Philly. She will represent New Hope & The Raven on New Year’s Day in Philadelphia strutting her stuff in the 2016 Mummers Parade. Miss Martini will be a guest joining Miss Britany Lynn
New Hope Celebrates Pride Parade May 16th The only Pride parade to cross a state line NEW HOPE, PA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Join local residents and tourists as they gather for the New Hope Celebrates parade on Saturday May 16th, where the signature event of Pride Week will kick
May 16th – Also featuring Christine Martucci, Josh Zuckerman, Eryn Woods, Jason Walker NEW HOPE, PA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – New Hope Celebrates is proud to announce the headliner for our 2015 Block Party – Antigone Rising. They will appear on the outdoor stage at The Bucks County Playhouse on
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sharon Fronabarger, New Hope Celebrates President email@example.com Antigone Rising to Headline New Hope Celebrates Block Party May 16th! Also featuring Christine Martucci, Josh Zuckerman New Hope Celebrates is proud to announce the headliner for our 2015 Block Party – Antigone Rising. They
NHC’s Annual Saturday Night Dance Party Heats up with DJ Eddie Martinez @ the Raven Saturday May 17th -Doors open @ 9:00 pm Cover $20.00 proceeds go to NHC Pride Festival 2014 Also featured – DARIO – will perform LIVE! NYC Based International DJ/Producer/Remixer/Stimulus Recordings Born and raised in NYC,
We will be attending the 7th Annual Philadelphia/Bucks County LGBT Wedding Expo! at the Sharoton in Langhorn, PA. Saturday March 30th. Open to the public to attend. More info @ click here Positive impacts of same sex marriage: Their have been about 114,000 legal gay marriages in the U.S. in
Joe Biden Calls On Congress To Pass Gay Rights Bill: ‘The Country’s Moved On’
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ― Margaret Mead, 1901 – 1978 On March, 20th 2014 We will reveal that change. An entirely new web experience for The Annual NHC Pride Festival.
Miss Gay Pennsylvania USofA Pageant 2014 will take center stage March 29th 2014 at the Bucks County Playhouse, Doors open at 6:30pm Showtime 7:00pm Live performances by the Current Miss USofA, Shae Shae La Reese, and the current Miss Gay Pennsylvania USofA, Miss Tiffany Richards. There will be performances by
Stay tuned and subscribe to our official NHC You Tube channel as we will be adding more exciting footage this spring. In the meantime check out our past pride videos. We’re looking for volunteers to film at all our events. Contact Gordon Pulaski at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
New Hope receives high marks for its efforts to achieve LGBT equality – New Hope Gazette – BucksLocalNews.com
Throughback Thursdays: May 28, 2007 New Hope Celebrates 2007 brings your their Pride Parade in New Hope, PA Wow it’s hard to belive that this Spring NHC will celebrate it’s 11th Annual Pride Parade, expected to be bigger and better than ever. Don’t miss your chance to see it live
Retro-Scope.org is a web-based archive dedicated to the preservation, celebration, and sharing of New Hope, Pa’s LGBT history and living community. It is a product of New Hope Celebrates. Here, anyone can see and share memories, stories, photos, memorabilia, and more! Together we are establishing our LGBT history and preserving
We are please to announce we have an all NEW Sponstoship & Event Registration Site. Featuring all New Hope Celebrates Products: The Annual Guide, The New Hope Pride App, Retro-Scope – New Hopes LGBT History. Check it out! http://nhcprideguide.com
The color blue!
May 11th marks our eleventh annual pride celeabration here in New Hope, PA. This is also our very frist “Blog post” and we are excited to share our thoughts, news, and event highlights. May 11th -18th 2014