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One of Connecticut's Largest Annual LGBTQ+ Events

8 Days, 25+ Events

September 11-18, 2022

PRIDE New Haven is an 8-day festival celebrating the culture, art, and history of New Haven and Connecticut’s LGBTQ+ community. Now in its 24th year, PRIDE New Haven is the only Pride celebration in Connecticut to feature arts and humanities programs alongside social and celebratory events. Mark your calendars for a full week of panels, performances, and social events, including PRIDEfest, which takes place Saturday, September 17th on the New Haven Green! Enjoy the festivities either by attending all of the fun-filled events in person at the various venues around Greater New Haven OR watch it live on PRIDE TV on YouTube!

Can’t get enough PRIDE? Continue the celebration with FRINGEfest – additional events not hosted by PRIDE New Haven that offer a variety of fun opportunities to come together as a community and support local LGBTQ-friendly establishments. Click the button below for the full list of events.

Join us for a special PRIDE Preview on Wednesday, August 24th at 6:00 p.m. at the New Haven Pride Center, where we’ll reveal all of the events, artists, panels, and the PRIDEfest line-up for PRIDE New Haven 2022!

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Meet the Team

Patrick J. Dunn (he/him)

Jahnice Cajigas (she/her)

Val Ruby-Omen (she/her)

Laura Boccadoro (she/they)

Questions about PRIDE New Haven? Contact us at pride@newhavenpridecenter.org.

PRIDE New Haven events include a variety of performance opportunities. We are specifically looking for musicians/bands, dance groups, drag artists, spectacle and street performance artists, and circus troupes/artists, but are open to many different types of performance art. 

During PRIDEfest on Saturday, September 17th, thousands of Connecticut LGBTQ+ community members will join us for an afternoon of music, drag, food, and more! Reserve your vendor and/or information booth spot to make sure you are apart of our amazing vendor village!

PRIDE New Haven’s success is driven by the support of volunteers who help with every aspect of the week’s events – from planning to production, PRIDE New Haven would not be possible without the support of our incredible volunteer corps. Each year, the Center aims to recruit 50-60 volunteers to help with the various events.

Invest in PRIDE New Haven, one of Connecticut’s largest LGBTQ+ events and the greatest innovator in LGBTQ+ arts and culture programming! Sponsorships begin as low as $1,000 and include a variety of key benefits to get your brand in front of Connecticut’s vastly diverse LGBTQ+ community.

Every year for PRIDE New Haven, the Center producers our annual PRIDE Guide which includes Pride-focused articles, artist information, event details and more! The Pride Guide is distributed to the over 5,000 individuals who attend PRIDE New Haven. Ads begin as low as $250. 

It is an important to NHPC to fairly compensate ALL of our speakers and performers of PRIDE New Haven! Each year approximately 100 artists and speakers are paid. Give today to support local artists and thought leaders!