The month of June is dedicated to celebrating inclusion, diversity and acceptance of all. Communities around New Hampshire have planned events, festivals, and parades in recognition of Pride Month. Here are some of the events happening around the state.
Windham Pride Festival
This year marks the 3rd annual festival in town. The family-friendly eventis free and offers activities for all ages.
Date: Sunday, June 11, 12pm–5pm
Location: Windham High School, Windham
Lebanon Opera House Pride Celebration
The evening celebration kicks off with an all-ages Pride Picnic. Activities continue after the sun goes down, with dancing under the stars at the Silent Disco.
Date: Friday, June 16, 6pm-8:30pm/9pm-11pm
Location: Colburn Park, Downtown Lebanon
Manchester Pride Festival 2023!
The state’s largest city is celebrating its 5th annual Pride Festival! Activities include Queerlective’s Queer Art Extravaganza, youth activities, and community vendors.
Date: Saturday, June 17, 1pm
Location: Veterans Park, Manchester
Nashua Pride Festival
This free event is a celebration of diversity, acceptance, music and fun aimed at promoting equality and inclusion of everyone. Parade kicks off the event at 2pm. An under 21 event will take place from 7pm – 10 pm to include a drag show, DJ and dance.
Date: Saturday, June 24, 2pm – 6pm
Location: Main Street/Elm Street School
Portsmouth Pride Parade
This event, is marking its 10th year. All are welcome to participate in the parade that kicks off at Market Square and ends at Strawbery Banke with music, vendors, and crafters.
Date: Saturday, June 24, 12pm-5pm
Location: Market Square, Portsmouth
White Mountains Pride Festival
This festival returns to the Valley again this year with a full day celebration that will include kids activities, entertainment, vendors, and music.
Date: Saturday, June 24, 10am-4pm
Location: Community Center Park, North Conway