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Lancaster County Convention Center

Lancaster Pride

Lancaster Pride
Lancaster Pride

Time & Location

Jun 15, 2024, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Lancaster County Convention Center, 25 S Queen St, Lancaster, PA 17603, USA

About the Event

Lancaster Pride is thrilled to announce its 16th Annual Pride Festival, taking place on June 15, 2024, at the Lancaster County Convention Center and expanding the festival into the streets along Vine and Queen. This year’s theme, “Our Streets Are Open to All,” celebrates the diverse and resilient spirit of the LGBTQ+ community, with expanded outdoor activities to enhance the festive atmosphere.

This year marks a significant milestone for Lancaster Pride as we extend our footprint outdoors. Vine Street will be closed to traffic and opened for celebration, creating a safe, inclusive, and expansive environment for attendees. The decision to enlarge the festival grounds reflects our community's growth and our commitment to creating a welcoming space for all to celebrate diversity and freedom.

Craig Kazda, Festival Director for Lancaster Pride, expressed his enthusiasm for this year's event: "We’re here, we’re loud, and we’re proud! We are incredibly excited for this year's festival as we bring together our community like never before. Expanding into Vine Street is a literal and figurative opening of our arms wider to embrace more attendees, more activities, and more celebrations. We’re ready to make this Pride the most memorable and impactful yet!"

Tiffany Shirley, President of Lancaster Pride, also shared her thoughts: "Pride is a time of joy, reflection, and community. Each year, Lancaster Pride aims to create a safe, fun, and welcoming environment for everyone. Our 2024 festival, with its theme 'Our Streets Are Open to All,' invites individuals from all walks of life to join in the celebration. We believe in the power of community and are proud to host an event that promotes such strong messages of inclusivity and love."

The Lancaster Pride Festival will feature a variety of activities including live performances, food vendors, interactive workshops, and vendor booths, all celebrating the rich diversity of the LGBTQ+ community.To find more information and updates, follow Lancaster Pride on social media or visit our website. Headlining this year’s festival will be Aquaria, winner of “Rupaul’s Drag Race” Season 10.

Aquaria, renowned for her boundary-pushing drag performances and her fierce dedication to LGBTQ+ activism, will bring her glamorous and electrifying energy to Lancaster Pride. Her \performance is expected to be a highlight of the festival, celebrating diversity, acceptance, and the artistic expressions of the LGBTQ+ community.

In addition to her headlining performance, Aquaria will also be involved in a meet-and-greet session, providing fans with the opportunity to connect with her up close. Tickets for the meet-and-greet are limited.

Important information:

16th Annual Lancaster Pride Festival Date: June 15, 2024 Location: Lancaster County Convention Center and Vine St. Entrance: Corner of Queen St. and Vine St. Time: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

All Is Love: Pride/High Fever After Party Date: June 15, 2024 Location: Lancaster County Convention Center (Freedom Hall) Time: 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM EVENT IS 18+ ONLY

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Vendors: https://lancpride.com/vendors/ Sponsorships: https://lancpride.com/sponsors/

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About Lancaster Pride

Lancaster Pride is a celebration of the progress that the local LGBTQ+ community has made toward achieving visibility, acceptance and equality within Lancaster County. Being an organization, Lancaster Pride is committed to producing a vibrant festival and hold events year round that honors these achievements. For more information, visit: https://lancpride.com/

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