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2021 Lehigh Valley Pride
August 15 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center is proud to announce that 2021 Lehigh Valley Pride, presented by Gilead Sciences, Inc., will be held in person! The one-day festival will be held outdoors. This year’s theme is “You Are Included!”
WHEN: Sunday, August 15 (noon to 6 p.m.)
WHERE: Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley (702 N. 22nd St., Allentown, PA 18104) with entry on Washington Street between 22nd and 23rd streets
COST: $10 (all tickets sold at the door), free for youth up to age 13. Individuals ages 14-21 can get a free ticket in advance through our youth program Project Silk Lehigh Valley.
ENTERTAINMENT: A full day of drag and music on stage featuring drag superstars Kylie Sonique Love and Ariel Versace and singer-songwriters Erin McKeown, Crys Matthews and Regina Sayles. Local drag performers will be announced soon! In addition, explore the artist promenade to meet local artists and crafters, and visit the festival mural by Rae Senarighi (@Transpainter on Instagram).
YOUTH PROGRAMS: Lehigh Valley Pride also includes a full day of programs for youth! Kids Space will feature craft making and Drag Queen Story Time for youth up to age 13, and Teen Space will include mural making, silent disco, and more for youth 14-21.
ACCESSIBILITY: Live on-stage ASL interpretation; reserved seating at the stage for older adults and people with disabilities; ADA restrooms; large-print programs. Lehigh Valley Pride also includes the MARS Sober Social Space, an area with games and activities for attendees of all ages, where alcohol will not be present.
COVID-19 SAFETY: The entire event is outdoors. All attendees will receive a free pocket-sized bottle of hand sanitizer upon entry. Additional hand sanitizing stations will be present at high-touch areas. Masks will be required for the indoor interfaith service, adhering to guidance from the Allentown Health Bureau. Masks will be provided free of charge upon entry of the festival grounds. Other health precautions may be included as we closely monitor the current risk of spreading COVID-19.
PARKING: Limited reserved ADA-accessible parking is available on Washington Street between 22nd and 23rd streets on a first-come, first-served basis. General parking is available for free on the streets surrounding the venue.