Newark Pride Week 2017
Date(s): July 13, 2017 at 5:00pm - July 16, 2017 at 6:30pm
Location: Various locations see description
The 2017 Schedule of Event for Newark Pride Week:
- Thursday, JULY 13, 5-6:30pm
LGBT Pride Flag Raising @ City Hall
The rainbow flag, a universal symbol of gay pride, will fly outside Newark City Hall for the duration of our #PowerInPride celebration. The city has made a firm commitment to supporting the needs and equality of the LGBTQ community, please come out and join us for this annual event that kicks off Newark Gay Pride.
- Friday, JULY 14, 6-9pm
Stunts & Shows @ Express Newark
For the under 21 party people...
You could be the next contestant..."come on down"! *in our Price Is Right voice* We invite you to join our youth LGBTQ game show highlighting Newark's LGBTQ narrative.
- Friday, JULY 14, 6-10pm
Newark Proud Awards @ Newark Riverfront Park
Newark Pride Inc., Urban+Out and Circle of Friends acknowledge five truly inspiring and amazing honorees as we celebrate Newark Pride, excellence and service in our communities. Our 2017 honorees are:
Archbishop Carl Bean
Rutgers University - Newark Queer Oral History Project
Friday, JULY 14, 7-11:30pm
Brick City Bar Crawl
This is a WALKING bar crawl and we will be wind through 4 bars in Newark's Ironbound neighborhood - with free appetizers or drink offered at each. We'll spend about an hour at each bar and end the night with a dance party!
Sat, JULY 15, 8am-3pm
3-On-3 Basketball Tournament @ Science Park HS
Sat, JULY 15, 2-4pm
Comic Book Conversations @ EqualSpace
How can comic book companies manage diversity and representation in their characters and make it effective for readers and sales? Our discussion will cover: Legacy vs New: The common pitfalls of inclusion in comic book narratives, How comic book publishers can learn from certain missteps, Reinforce positive representation for creators and fans and how important is it for the future of comic books
Sat, JULY 15, 3pm
The Strut Fashion Show @ Paul Robeson Campus Center
Sat, JULY 15, 9pm-1am
LGBTQ Skate Party @ Branch Brook Roller Skating Rink
Sun, July 16, 11:30am line-up
Power in Pride Parade
Parade is the buzzword for Newark Gay Pride, as it kicks off our annual and much anticipated Festival in the Park. This march is a time to demonstrate our commitment to nurture and build a new tomorrow, united for equality and justice...rooted in love.
- summer 2017