On Sunday, June 7, join us for our huge annual celebration of LGBTQ pride in the Hudson Valley! Bring your family, friends and supporters! Come make new friends! Join us to march in support of equality and celebrate a decade of change.
Rally and March
12 pm at the New Paltz Middle School (map)
On Sunday, June 7, march with us in support of equality! Join us at 12 noon for a huge rally and celebration at the New Paltz Middle School. The March to Hasbrouck Park kicks off at 1 pm sharp! Register your group to march.
1 – 4 pm at Hasbrouck Park in New Paltz
Celebrate all afternoon with LGBTQ community members, allies, supporters, family and friends numbering in the thousands! Live music, great food, exciting vendors, activities for teens, kids and families, and much more.
Annual Meeting & Pride Reception
Date: Saturday, June 6
Location: Apuzzo Hall @ the Center
Time: 7-9 pm
Followed by the Pride Party @ BSP
Details to be announced soon!
At A Glance
Rally and March
Pride Grand Marshals
Register to March
Hudson Valley LGBTQ Pride Festival
Live Music & Performers
Vend at Pride
Pride Party @ BSP in Kingston
All Pride Week Events
Advertise in the Pride Guide
Volunteer at Pride
Get your all-access Pride Pass!
Hudson Valley LGBTQ Pride Week: May 30 – June 7, 2015
Join us for an exciting array of Pride Week events: including our three-night Rainbow Screen Film Fest, with films to be announced soon, all chosen from the Nyswaner-Salzman LGBTQ Film Archive (the fourth-largest in the nation!).
We’ll also host a much-requested revival of our True Colors Open Mic Night, and honor and thank our volunteers at the Annual Meeting & Pride Reception hosted by our Board of Directors, with special guest of honor and Pride Grand Marshal, to be announced. The Pride Reception will be followed by a Pride Party at BSP in Kingston… Details coming soon!
The first Pride March in the mid-Hudson Valley was inspired by the historic February 2004 same-sex weddings in New Paltz, NY. What was then called New Paltz Pride drew 1,000 people from the Hudson Valley region. Recognizing the need for a permanent home for the Hudson Valley’s burgeoning LGBTQ community, core organizers became the founders of the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center.
Today’s Hudson Valley Pride March and Festival is a cornerstone of a thriving Center’s annual events, and brings LGBTQ community and its allies together in celebration by reaching out to members, supporters and friends in the Hudson Valley and far beyond. Over 2,500 people attend the festivities, held on the first Sunday in June each year.
The March, Festival and a “Party-After-Pride” mark the culmination of a Pride Week of exciting events linked by the year’s Pride theme, Transforming Lives.
Is your business or organization interested in becoming a Pride sponsor? Our sponsors receive visibility at the event, proud recognition on our website, listing in our Business Directory and much more. Visit our sponsorship page to find out how to get involved, or reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Volunteer for Pride
Want to be part of it all? Our volunteers provide incredible support, enabling us to pull off an amazing Pride celebration each year!
Find out how you can volunteer for Pride and other special events by contacting us at email@example.com.