Pride Schedule

Event Date
2017 PrideFest & March Sat, Jun 24
2017 Pride Day at Waldameer Sun, Jun 25
2017 Painting With Pride 3 Mon, Jul 10
2017 Pride Day at Erie Seawolves Mon, Jul 17
2017 25th Annual Erie Pride Picnic Sat, Aug 26

Latest Pride News

2017 Erie PrideFest Celebrates 25 Years of Pride in NW PA

Pridefest will take place this year on Saturday, June 24, in the traditional Pride month. We will gather at The Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie PA from 12-1 and step off to march to Perry Square at 1. Once at Perry Square, we will have info tables and vendors along with entertainment including drag performers and many more. For the fourth consecutive year, we will also have HIV and STI testing provided by the Erie County HIV Task Force.

Pride Day at Waldameer Park & Waterworld on Sunday, June 25

We had so much fun last year, we're doing it again! NW PA Pride Alliance will be hosting Pride Day at Waldameer Park and WaterWorld on Sunday, June 25, the day after PrideFest. End your Pride Weekend with unlimited rides and slides at a discounted price!

Painting with Pride at Zone Dance Club on July 10

Painting with Pride, hosted by instructor Angela Howell, will be held on Monday July 10th at 7pm at The Zone Dance Club 133 West 18th St., Erie, PA. All proceeds benefit Northwest PA Pride Alliance. We'll be painting a breezy beach, perfect for summer. There's no need to bring your own drinks and snacks this time, the fully stocked bar and kitchen will be open! Tickets are $35 and include all painting supplies, and are available here at the provided link and MUST be purchased prior to 12:01am on July 5th. Take some of the Monday out of your Monday and sip your way to a masterpiece.

4th Annual Pride Night at Erie Seawolves on July 17

NW PA Pride Alliance is excited to bring you Pride Night at the Seawolves for its 4th year! This year, it will be held on Monday July 17th at Jerry Uht Park, 110 E 10th St, Erie PA, Game starts at 7:05pm. To get your $8 tickets, just print the voucher here and submit it to the box office no later than one week before the game (Monday, July 10th) and your tickets will be waiting for you at Will Call.

25th Annual Pride Picnic on August 26

This event is free and open to the public, so bring your buns down to the beach and see what's cooking! NW PA Pride Alliance would like to invite you to join us for the 25th Annual Erie Pride Picnic on Saturday, August 26th at the Rotary Pavilion at Presque Isle (near Beach 7) from 1 to 6 PM. Please note that this year's picnic is in August rather than in June.

US Senator Casey congratulates Erie on 25 years of Pride

From US Senator Bob Casey, Jr: I'd like to congratulate the NW PA Pride Alliance and the broader Northwestern Pennsylvania LGBTQ community on 25 successful years of Pride events I want you to know that you have a voice and an ally in Washington. I am here and I am fighting for you. From equality to safety, I'll continue to make sure that every Pennsylvanian, regardless of sexual orientation, gender, or race, is represented. We must not leave anyone behind.

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2017 Major Donors - Thanks!


Erie County Department of Health (ECDH)


Community Health Net
Dominic M. Sciamanda, D.O.
Hospice of Metropolitan Erie
Lion's Den Adult Super Store


Drenched Fur
Erie Gay News
Greater Erie Alliance for Equality (GEAE)
Lake Erie Counseling Associates
UPMC Hamot

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