Date(s) - 03/12/2018
8:00 am - 11:00 am
LGBT New Jersey events
New Hope Celebrates Pride Fest 2018
There is no better place to celebrate Pride than in New Hope & Lambertville! This year’s New Hope Celebrates 2018 PrideFest, “The United Colors of Love”, will commemorate New Hope Celebrates’ 15th Anniversary.
Kick off Pride on Sat., May 12t, 2018 with the reveal of our Rainbow Equality Flag & a Pride 5K Run.
The May 12, 2018 race registration is $35 in advance online at: delawarerivertowns.com/PRIDE5 and $45 the day of the race. Proceeds support the Chambers’ programs and New Hope Celebrates. NHC is a nonprofit that highlights the history and cultural nuances of New Hope, while stimulating the retail, hospitality, and professional community.
Course marshaling will be provided by the Lambertville and New Hope police departments and volunteers. Businesses interested in sponsoring the race may contact the Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce at 609-397-0055 for information.
The race starts at 8 am at the Lambertville Station. Runners are encouraged to arrive no later than 7:15 am. The event is rain, or shine. It starts and ends in downtown Lambertville, NJ. The course takes runners across the historic and charming Lambertville-New Hope Bridge, through the streets of bustling and festive downtown New Hope, back across the bridge and through Lambertville’s historic downtown business district. Runners are electronically chip timed. The first 800 participants who pre-register receive a commemorative race shirt. Prizes are awarded to the winners.
PrideFest weekend begins on Fri., May 18th with special events.
The Annual Pride Parade & Fair is Sat., May 19th Entertainers include: Chris Weaver & Stephanie’s Child from The Voice, DJ Krk, Leonardo Martinez, Josh Zuckerman, Stephine Chin, and Christine Martucci. We will also feature several of our local Drag Queens and entertainers.
Then on Sunday, May 20th The Raven hosts a Pool Party and the Ladies’ Pride Party is at Havana.
For event times & locations go to newhopecelebrates.com