Essex Pride Festival

Get ready to party at the second annual Essex Pride Festival! On June 1st, a vibrant community in Essex and Essex Junction is coming together for a day packed with love, laughter, and celebration.

Kick off the festivities at 1pm with a lively parade through Maple Street Park to the festival lawn, where the excitement begins. Join Vermont’s Emoji Nightmare and Katniss Everqueer for Drag Story Hour, followed by a lineup of incredible local performers, including bands, drag performers, choruses, and even a touch of sideshow artistry.

But the fun doesn’t stop there! Get your groove on at the Roller Disco, challenge your friends to lawn games, and indulge in mouthwatering treats from our delicious food vendors. Explore local artists’ creations and connect with local organizations all while you immerse yourself in the joyous atmosphere of acceptance where we celebrate our authentic selves.

Closing out the day is our electrifying dance party featuring beats by GAYBAR!

Don’t miss out on this day of pure joy and community spirit for all-ages. Come join the Essex Pride Festival for an unforgettable celebration of love, diversity, and togetherness. It’s going to be a day filled with laughter, music, and connections that will warm your heart and leave you smiling for weeks to come!