New London Pride Week  2017 Schedule

(Click Here for The Pride at The Beach line up on Saturday, August 26 2017)

Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Expressiones Cultural Cafe.

OutCT presents their Annual Film Series with a collection of shorts about immigration on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Expressiones Cultural Center in New London. The program will examine immigration of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queers in United States. Stories of documented and undocumented immigrants – visa and green card holders, refugees and those seeking asylum from various countries will be told along with a look at incarceration, safety, security, discrimination, access to health care and other services, legal process and ways to help.


Monday, August 21, 2017 at Book signing at New London Library.

Book Signing with J. G. Wells at The New London Public Library. Lower Level Monday August 21, 2017 5:30-7:00


Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at The Drunken Palette.

Enjoy a night of painting at “The Drunken Palette” in Downtown New London, followed by Karaoke at O’Neil’s Brass Rail


Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Berry's Ice Cream & Candy Bar

Berry’s Ice Cream & Candy Bar located in Downtown New London will be having all day specials!


Friday, August 25, 2017 at Mohegan Sun Casino.

WNBA CT Sun vs. Chicago Sky, Miss Fabulous Pageant 2017 at O’Neil’s Brass Rail


Saturday, August 26, 2016 at Ocean Beach Park: 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Center Stage on Boardwalk at Ocean Beach Park

(Rain or shine)

12:00 pm Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus
1:00 pm Jodi Jolt and The Volt
2:00 pm (on Main Stage) Arial Arts Show

2:00 (On the Deck) Ladies Meet Up Hosted by CT Sun ft. Arlene Wow
3:00 pm Carrie Ashton Band
4:00 pm Llama Tsunami
5:00 pm Imperial Sovereign Court of ALL of Connecticut
6:00 pm Sister Funk

(Click Here for more info on The Pride at The Beach line up on Saturday, August 26 2017)



Volleyball Courts: Tournament 10:00am-2:00pm; Open Play 2:00pm-5:00pm.  Hosted by Ocean State Pride Volleyball League (drop-ins welcome for Open Play)(If interested in tournament – individual or team – Email

The Diva Center – have your hair and nails done – you can even put on wigs and costumes

Kid Zone – an area with games for kids like cornhole toss

TDP Studio – Free face painting

Ocean Beach Special: Boardwalk Creamery will be giving free rainbow sprinkles on ice cream all day!

Last Year’s Vendors Included:
  • ACLU of Connecticut
  • Alleyne Studios (hand painted shirts, hats and fine art)
  • Clayroom (hand painted pottery)
  • Curve Magazine
  • Gay Officers Action League New England
  • Greater Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
  • Hartford Currant
  • Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • Just Pride (pride merchandise)
  • Ledge Light Health District
  • Lo’s Rainbow Accessories (pride merchandise)
  • N2N Bodywear (men’s swim/under/sport/loungewear)
  • New London Greens
  • New York Life
  • OutCT Youth Program
  • Peace of Heart Creations (hand wrapped pendants and more)
  • Planned Parenthood of Southern New England
  • Pryde Parade and Kelley’s Kool Stuff (pride merchandise)
  • Safe Futures
  • Sappho (clothing/jewelry)
  • Stonewall Speakers
  • The Gay Fathers Project (Yale Research Project)
  • True Colors (youth)


Sunday, August 27, 2017 at All Souls UU - 10am.

Interfaith Service at All Souls UU


Sunday, August 27, 2017 in Noank, CT- 1pm.

POC Cookout in Noank, CT at OutCT Youth Center

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