PrideFest 2024: "Hear Us Roar" – Celebrating LGBTQ+ Voices and Art in New Hope, PA

PrideFest 2024: "Hear Us Roar" – Celebrating LGBTQ+ Voices and Art in New Hope, PA

  • Caryn Black
  • 05/15/24

PrideFest 2024

"Hear Us Roar" – Celebrating LGBTQ+ Voices and  Art in New Hope, PA


This May, the streets of New Hope, PA, and Lambertville, NJ, will burst into a kaleidoscope of colors, music, and celebration as New Hope Celebrates presents its 21st Annual LGBTQ+ Pride Festival. From May 11th to 19th, 2024, the event themed "Hear Us Roar" aims to amplify LGBTQ+ voices and elevate queer art, making it a not-to-be-missed festival for community members and allies alike.








FRIDAY MAY 18, 2024



Event Highlights:

Lambertville / New Hope Pride Parade (May 18, 2024):

The centerpiece of PrideFest is the annual Pride Parade, which starts at 11:00 am in Lambertville, NJ, before crossing the iconic bridge into New Hope, PA. This rain-or-shine event attracts over 1,000 participants, including local and national marching bands, vibrant floats, and various nonprofit organizations. A highlight is New Hope Celebrates' iconic 100ft Rainbow Equality Flag, unfurled in eight brilliant colors, symbolizing the diversity and unity of the LGBTQ+ community. 🏳️‍🌈

New Hope Pride Fair (May 18, 2024):

After the parade, join the festivities at the New Hope Pride Fair, where local artists, retailers, food vendors, and LGBTQ+ owned businesses gather to celebrate the spirit of the community. This is a fantastic opportunity to connect with local culture, purchase unique items, and enjoy a variety of culinary delights. Vendors interested in participating are encouraged to apply soon to be part of this vibrant celebration. 🎉 

"Pride Fair 2024
Following the Pride Parade, the fair will be held at the end of South Main Street in New Hope, PA at Pride Park in the American Legion parking lot, entrance on New Street.
A fun-filled family event, the fair celebrates diversity. Visitors will find vendors featuring crafts, jewelry, and clothing, information from local LGBTQ+ organizations, samples, and giveaways. Dance to local and national performers as well as a live DJ.
The fair is open from noon until 5:00 pm. There is a $5 suggested donation to enter, with children under 10 free. Attendees will receive a stamp to come and go freely.
Pride Park can be accessed in three locations.
1. Canal Park – 145 S. Main St.
2. South Main St. – by the Boomer statue
3. American Legion Lot at 40 New St.
PrideFest Live outdoor concert will begin at Noon ending at 5pm. Featuring various vendors, Games, Food, and Bar. A fun-filled day for all. A suggested $5.00 donation at
the gate benefits New Hope Celebrates a 503c non-profit."

Cocktail Contest (May 4th to 19th):

For those who enjoy a spirited celebration, the Cocktail Contest runs throughout the festival. Open to individuals 21 and older, this town-wide event features bars and restaurants competing to create the best Pride-themed cocktail. Remember, if you plan to indulge, ensure a safe ride home using services like Lyft or Uber. Cheers to a fabulous time! 🍹

Why May?

New Hope chooses to celebrate Pride earlier than many other places in the country, drawing around 15,000 people annually to this vibrant community. Nestled in the lush Delaware River Valley, New Hope and Lambertville serve as a bridge between Pennsylvania and New Jersey, uniting two states with their LGBTQ+ friendly atmosphere. Whether you're there for a day or the entire week, the festival offers something for everyone, from live performances to art exhibits and interactive workshops.

Join the Celebration

Be part of this exhilarating event where love, diversity, and equality are celebrated in full swing. New Hope, PA, and Lambertville, NJ, invite you to roar with pride and joy as they host this remarkable festival.

Stay Updated

As all event details are subject to change, it’s crucial to keep up with the latest information. For the most up-to-date details, check the official New Hope Celebrates website.


Experience the Magic of Pride in New Hope with B&B Luxury Properties

Make your PrideFest experience truly unforgettable by choosing the perfect accommodations with B&B Luxury Properties. Whether you prefer a luxurious hotel suite or a cozy bed and breakfast setting, we offer the ideal options to enhance your stay. Contact B&B Luxury Properties today and let us help you plan your perfect Pride getaway in New Hope!\


PrideFest 2024: "Hear Us Roar" – Celebrating LGBTQ+ Voices and Art in New Hope, PA
PrideFest 2024: "Hear Us Roar" – Celebrating LGBTQ+ Voices and Art in New Hope, PA
PrideFest 2024: "Hear Us Roar" – Celebrating LGBTQ+ Voices and Art in New Hope, PA

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