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    North of NYC North of NYC By Houlihan Lawrence By Houlihan Lawrence by

    Throughout the month of June our communities North of NYC show their support of Pride Month.

    From parades and park celebrations to storytimes and wellness seminars, there is something for everyone to participate in and support LBGTQ+ Pride. Read on to find about events taking place in your community.

    Westchester Pride 2024

    When: June 2, 2024 12:00pm – 5:00pm 

    Where: Downtown White Plains, NY | Court Street and Renaissance Plaza 

    Westchester Pride is one of the largest Pride events North of New York City. Produced by The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center, Westchester Pride is a free afternoon street festival including a Flag Raising ceremony that kicks off the festivities followed by a Pet Parade, a Family Zone filled with fun and games for the little ones, and a full program of entertainment on the concert stage.

    Click here to see the full entertainment lineup.

    Fairfield County Pride in the Park 2024

    When: June 8, 2024 | 12:00pm – 8:00pm

    Where: Veteran’s Memorial Park and Marina | 42 Seaview Ave Norwalk, CT 

    Triangle Community Center is proud to announce Pride in the Park, Fairfield County’s largest LGBTQ+ Pride festival. Thousands of guests will enjoy family-friendly activities, food and gift vendors, nationally acclaimed entertainment, and many other activities.

    For a full list of Fairfield County Pride events taking place, click here.

    Peekskill Pride 2024

    When: June 29, 2024 |  1:00pm – 5:00pm

    Where: Pugsley Park | 1036 Main Street Peekskill, NY

    In 2016, Peekskill Pride was formed with the objective of raising LGBTQ+ awareness and visibility, showing visitors and prospective residents that there is a strong, supportive, welcoming community in Peekskill.

    The Fourth Annual Family Pride in the Park will include music, crafts, entertainment, and more!

    For a full list of Peekskill Pride activities, click here.

    Putnam Pride 2024

    When: June 1, 2024 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm

    Where: Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park | 201 Gipsy Trail Road, Kent, NY

    Join Putnam Pride for the Fifth Annual Putnam Pride celebration. Starting at 1:00 at Gilead Presbyterian Church in Carmel, there will be local speakers before moving to Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park for entertainment, music, and family activities. Enjoy a performance by Kitty KaBoodlez and Starr, DJ Brittany Carrasco, an open mic, and 30+ vendors. 

    For more information click here. 

    Poughkeepsie Pride Parade & Festival 2024

    When: June 8, 2024 | Parade begins at 12:00pm and kicks off Festival

    Where: Victor C. Waryas Park | 1 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY

    Celebrate Pride Month all month in Dutchess County. Join the annual Poughkeepsie Pride Parade and Festival, held on the second Saturday of June, and enjoy local queer-owned businesses, food vendors, and family-friendly activities.

    The Dutchess County Pride Center provides a safe space for the LGBTQ+ community to express themselves and offers support, education, and advocacy through outreach, support groups, and social events. 

    For a full list of Poughkeepsie Pride activities click here.

    Ridgefield Pride in the Park 2024

    When: June 1, 2024 | 12:00pm – 3:00pm

    Where: Ballard Park | 485 Main Street Ridgefield, CT 

    Join Ridgefield’s Fifth Annual Pride in the Park celebration featuring a parade around the park at 1:00 pm. This free, family-friendly event offers a variety of activities, crafters, entertainment, and informational tables for all ages. Join for a fun and inclusive celebration open to the entire community. 

    To learn more about Ridgefield Pride, click here. 

    OutHudson Pride 2024

    When: Friday, June 21 – Sunday, June 23 | Parade Saturday, June 22 at 2:00pm

    Where: Warren Street | Husdon, NY

    OutHudson Inc. is proud to announce the return of Columbia County’s Annual Pride Parade and Festival in Hudson, NY. This year, OutHudson celebrates The Age of Aquarius—Peace, Love, and Understanding. Join for a celebration weekend from Friday, June 21 to Sunday, June 23, 2024, with a parade taking place on June 22 at 2:00pm. 

    To learn more, click here. 

    2024 Celebration of Pride in Darien

    When: Sunday, June 9 | 12:00pm – 3:00pm

    Where: Tilley Pond Park | Darien, CT

    You belong in Darien! All are welcome at Darien Pride’s celebration at Tilley Pond Park on June 9th from 12 pm -3 pm. Music, food trucks, crafts, family fun, swag, and more. Co-hosting with The Darien Depot.

    To learn more about Darien’s Celebration of Pride, click here.