Pride in the Park

Pride in the Park Festival

The Pride in the Park Festival acknowledges the achievements and progress made in and by the local queer community and beyond. Pride of the Greater Lehigh Valley has been in existence, organizing the pride festival since 1993. What began as small community festival has evolved into the dynamic arts and culture celebration of today.

The event includes vendors, merchants, artisans, business services and community groups, games and live entertainment. Pride in the Park has grown to include over 4,000 attendees and is held on the charming grounds of Cedar Beach Park in Allentown, PA. Allentown is located 50 north of Philadelphia and 70 miles east of New York City with a population of approximately of 600,000.

PRIDE IN THE PARK 2017
Sunday, August 20, 2017
12 noon - 6pm
Cedar Beach Park, Allentown, PA
Admission: $5, children ages 12 and under free

Performers and event schedule will be announced shortly.


Pride in the Park Highlights include:

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  • Top-Notch Entertainment - Enjoy some of the best gay and allied entertainers under the covered, stage tent.
  • Charity Bingo - Fighting Aids Continuously Together (F.A.C.T.) of the Lehigh Valley will host Bingo throughout the day featuring local celebrity callers.  Proceeds benefit F.A.C.T.
  • The Pride Pub – Festival attendees twenty-one years of age and older are welcome to enjoy the festival’s "social hot-spot" featuring draft and malt beverage products.
  • The Wine Bar - Reds, whites and everything in between will be poured at the Pride in the Park Wine Bar, brought to you by Barefoot Wines. Festival goers can enjoy a variety of wines over period at the wine bar located near the main stage. 
  • Kid-space - Metropolitan Community Church of the Lehigh  Valley welcomes all to enjoy crafts more at this special tent created for families with younger ones in mind.
  • Over 100 Vendors/Merchants and Non-Profit Organizations.