New London Pride 2017 Schedule Coming Soon….



Saturday, August 27, 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 ECT Hoop Tribe & OM-FLY Circus Group
1:00 pm Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus
2:00 pm Jodi Jolt & The Volt
3:00 pm Carrie Ashton Band
4:00 pm The Imperial Sovereign Court of All Connecticut
5:00 pm Tea Dance with DJ Jimmy Fingaz

Pride Luncheon at 1:00pm – Pilot House (2nd Floor off of Deck) – Buy tickets here and Receive Free Parking too!

Youth Explosion ALL Day!  Ice Cream Social at 3pm check-in at Youth Booth for Ticket!

Mystic Paper Beasts will be roaming the Boardwalk in the afternoon!

Volleyball Tournament 10:00am-2:00pm, Open Play 2:00pm-5:00pm

First Annual Nautical Cosplay Contest – Judging at 4:00pm in Pilot House – Click here for details!



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)


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