Erie’s Pride festival and parade returns in 2022.
The event celebrates and honors people who identify as LGBTQ.
The parade will begin at noon and take place from The Zone Dance Club near West 18th and State streets. It will travel north on State Street to Perry Square.
The festival will be held following the parade at Perry Square. Times are not yet available.
Events include drag performers, other entertainment, HIV/STI testing, other health screenings, vendors and more.
This year’s event will feature a Youth Zone through a partnership with Erie Playhouse and will include inflatable children’s rides and a story corner.
Erie’s Pride festival and parade is organized by the nonprofit NWPA Pride Alliance.
Other Erie area Pride events this summer:
- Pride Night at the Erie Seawolves — June 23
- Drive Your Pride 2022 — June 26
- Meadville Pride — July 23
- 29th Annual Pride Picnic — Aug. 13
- 2022 Pride Day at Waldameer — Aug 14