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Pride parades, events around Philadelphia, South Jersey and Delaware

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — To celebrate Pride Month and local LGBTQ+ communities, many cities and towns in the Delaware Valley are hosting marches and festivals in June and July.

From the massive march and festival in Philadelphia to parades in the Poconos and Jersey Shore, here’s a look at some of the upcoming Pride Month celebrations taking place in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

Pennsylvania

Philly Pride march and festival

Philly prideone of the country’s biggest pride marches and festivals starts at 10:30 am on Sunday, June 2. The march begins at 10:30 a.m. at 6th and Walnut streets and ends in the Gayborhood, where the festival continues until 7 p.m.

Bucks-Mont PRIDE Festival

The fourth annual Bucks-Mont PRIDE Festival takes place on Sunday, June 30 from noon to 5pm at the Abington Art Center. This year’s free event includes indoor and outdoor activities, music and resources.

Chestnut Hill pride

Chestnut Hill’s second annual Pride Party is coming later this month. The party, scheduled for Saturday, June 22, will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. at NoName Gallery on Germantown Avenue.

Delaware County Pride Parade

The Delaware County Pride Parade will march down State Street in Media on Saturday, June 1. Performances will take place along the 1.6km parade route.

Pocono Pride Festival

If you prefer lakes and mountains to beaches and big cities, head north for the Pocono Pride Festival on Sunday, June 2 from noon to 5 p.m. This year there will be more than 100 vendors and performances on two stages.

New Jersey

Jersey pride

The 32nd annual Jersey Pride celebration takes place on Sunday, June 2 in Asbury Park. The 2024 parade begins at Asbury Park City Hall at noon. The festival, featuring performers, food vendors and community groups, runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The pride of Cape May

Equality Cape May will host a Pride March along the boardwalk to the Convention Center on Thursday, June 20, followed by a family-friendly afterparty at the Inn of Cape May from 7 to 10 p.m.

Haddon Township Pride Parade and After Party

The Haddon Township Pride Parade and After Party is scheduled for Thursday, June 6 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Haddon Avenue. Organizers also plan to host a Drag Queen Story Hour on Saturday, June 8 at a location to be determined.

Ocean City Pride Fest

The OC Pride Fest 2024 is scheduled for Saturday, June 1 and starts at 9 a.m. with a Pride Walk. The next celebration will take place from 10am to 1pm at the Ocean City Civic Center.

Delaware

Delaware pride

The annual Delaware Pride Festival will take place on Saturday, June 1 at Legislative Hall in Dover from 10am to 5pm. The family-friendly festival features drag performances, live music, a pet parade, beer garden and vendors, and is free to attend.

Rehoboth beach pride

Rehoboth Beach Pride 2024 takes place July 18-21, with the beach town’s Pride Festival scheduled for Saturday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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