New London Pride Weekend  2018!






New London Pride Weekend  2018 Schedule






















Warm-upBleeding Heart Circus





Opening with Host — Kia Baird


Noon — Intro- Mayor Passero / State Rep. Chris Soto/ Flag Ceremony


12:05 pm —  Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus


1:00 pm — New London Talent


1:30 pm — Braiden Sunshine


2:30 pm — Guess who’s Gay?


3:00 pm — Dani Arranka


4:00 pm — Imperial Sovereign Court of ALL of Connecticut







5:05 pm — Connecticut Gay Men’s Chorus


6:00pm — Jozea Flores


6:30pm — Sister Funk


7:30 pm — Mason Imperial


8:00 pm — Jodi Jolt and the Volt



*Featuring — DJ Gadget


*With Roving Performances from Boston Circus Guild






Community Forums Schedule



1:00-1:30pm – Trans legislation in CT  Diane Lombardi, executive director of the CT TransAdvocacy Coalition shares the History of trans legislation in CT followed by a discussion of what we need for the future

1:30-2:15pm – Blissworks All Levels Yoga Come work with your body, mind and breath in this 45-minute yoga class open to all levels from beginners on


2:30-3:00pm – Intro to Health Equity Health Equity Solutions and the difference between equity and equality: what factors impact one’s overall health and well-being and what we are doing to create more equitable health outcomes for all of Connecticut’s residents regardless of race, ethnicity or socioeconomic status.

3:00-3:30pm – American Society for Suicide Prevention

3:30-4:15pm – Blissworks All Levels Yoga Come work with your body, mind and breath in this 45-minute yoga class open to all levels from beginners on

4:30-5:00pm – Bisexual Q&A Bring your questions and thoughts as we discuss Bisexuality, Pansexuality, Fluid, polyamory and more. Led by Shari Lucas, a bisexual advocate and leader of the “Bi+ Discussion Group” on Meetup.

Located upstairs in the  Pilot Room!







Youth Program will be in the Nautilus Room!



1pm- 2pm    Ice-cream Social, Youth Meet and Greet

3:00pm        Photo Scavenger Hunt

4:30pm         Obstacle Course

6:30               Backlight Dance Party












Volleyball Courts: Tournament 10:00am-2:00pm; Open Play 2:00pm-5:00pm.  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

Psychic Readings by- Deborah Henderson

Performances by: Boston Circus Guild and Connecticut Circus Collective

Olympic Pool   $8.00  Wrist band for re-entry 10:00-5:00

Mini Golf    $7.00 multiple plays


Single ride $3.00

Half Day  11:00-2:00  or    2:00-5:00    $10.00

All Day    $15.00

Rides  various by tokens


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








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