2020 Virtual Pridefest Held on June 27

from NW PA Pride Alliance

NW PA Pride Alliance hosted 2020 Virtual Pride Fest on Saturday, June 27. Because of COVID concerns, it was not possible to be held in person this year. Speakers/presenters included US Sen. Bob Casey Jr, County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper, Leroy Oglesby, and Erie City Mayor Joe Schember. Live performers in the webcast included Misty Michaels Kall, Lovin Heart, Rebecca Mae, Priscilla Godzilla, Debbie, and Austin Kulyk. Pre-recorded performers included Snarebear, Porshaa Lejayy, and various performers from the Erie Playhouse. Emcees included Samiar Nefzi, reporter for Jet 24/Fox66; Lovin Heart/Alex Sphon President of NW PA Pride Alliance; and Toney Gressley, Entertainment Director for NW PA Pride Alliance. The viewing audience over the course of the event averaged around 175, with a maximum of 250.

Various organizations hosted their own virtual chat rooms during Pride Fest, similar to organizations having info tables at Pride Fest when it is held physically. Organizations with virtual chat rooms included:

NW PA Pride Alliance wishes to also thank our donors, who make Pride possible:




Erie PA Mayor Joe Schember's Pride Proclamation - Posted Jun 27, 2020

Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper Pride Greeting - Posted Jun 27, 2020

US Senator Bob Casey Jr address for Virtual Pride Fest - Posted Jun 27, 2020


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