Warren County Pride (17 Articles with 12,413 total views)
Warren County Pride is the hub for planning and promoting the Pride Day event in Warren County.
Warren County Pride, Incorporated (WCPI) team members volunteered at the 93rd Annual Warren County Fair in Pittsfield, PA. Seven members of the inclusive team joined up and covered twenty-one shifts across a week’s time as they worked together selling admissions at the gates, checking wristbands, and helping the fair team. Warren Pride was happy to receive a warm welcome from the Fair team, and volunteers wore Warren County Pride-themed shirts and rainbow outfits while working the fairgrounds.
Approximately 4,000 people participated in the fourth annual Warren County Pride Day at Betts Park on Saturday, June 17th. EmCee Logan Johnson and Erie DJ Sabine kept things moving with music, contests, games, and guest speakers. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention won the "Best Decorated Booth" contest, The North PA Ghostbusters won first place in the "Best People Costume" and Thunder, a tiny Chihuahua, retained his title of "Best Pet Costume" for the fourth consecutive year. Members of the Enchanted Mountains Roller Derby presented a skating demonstration.
Warren County Pride, Incorporated (WCPI) was invited to speak at Be Well Collaborative's monthly luncheon held at the YMCA of Warren County, PA.
Warren County Visitor's Bureau invited board members from Warren County Pride to create a display for show and to present at the Warren County Visitor Bureau's 2023 Event Fair on April 12, 2023, at the Warren County Visitor's Bureau on Rt 6 in Warren! Warren County Visitor's Bureau included the fourth annual Warren County Pride Day and dozens of other featured area events. Thank you, WCVB!
The fourth annual Warren County Pride is slated for Saturday, June 17th, 2023. Warren County Pride will run from 11 AM - 4 PM at the grassy & green Betts' Park in Warren County, PA. Shuttle parking will be available. Music by DJ Sabine of Erie and hosted by Warren County Pride, Inc. Spend the weekend in beautiful Warren County and check out all of our rainbow flags!
Warren’s Crary Art Gallery came alive with pride on February 11. With about 50 people in attendance, Warren County Pride hosted its second Show Some Love Gala Fundraiser. Live music by Corry’s Kelly Way and A silent auction featuring handcrafted items, fine art pieces, and local business gift certificates brought in approximately $2,500 in donations which will help fund the 2023 Pride in the Park Festival slated for June 17, 2023, at Betts Park. That event has grown steadily since 2020 and has greater financial needs such as security, parking shuttle, and rentals of additional dumpsters and portable toilets due to its growth.
Warren County Pride will be kicking off its fundraising with a poetry reading at 6 pm on Saturday, November 19, 2022. Hosted by Garrett Culver, (BA, Creative Writing / Poetry) and featuring Andy Kerstetter (BA, Writing), author, The Inferno Lessons. Read your own poem, share a classic, or just enjoy. Light refreshments will be provided. The suggested donation is $10. Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, 444 Penn Ave, Warren, PA.
Warren County Pride continues to grow. Back in 2020, the gathering fit inside General Joseph Warren Park and now it is occupying nearly half of Betts Park. The new expanded location allowed vendors and sponsors to set up in the grass on either side of the parking lot, while scheduled events took place inside a central pavilion.
On Saturday, June 18, from 11 AM to 7 PM, Warren County, PA, celebrates LGBTQIA+ diversity in Betts Park! The queer community welcomes straight allies, friends, family, and the general public to this fun-filled day! Activities, contests, games, speakers, music, dancing, vendors, food, giveaways, and camaraderie.
On Saturday, March 12, 2022, Crary Art Gallery, 511 Market St, Warren, PA, hosted an art show fundraiser for Warren County Pride. The event featured artwork and other items for sale, music by Sixpence, and appetizers. Warren County Pride will be on June 18 in Betts Park.
Warren County Pride will be holding its 2022 celebration at Betts Park again, located in Warren, PA. Last year's celebration exceeded all expectations, including winning the Best Festival in Warren County Award, as voted on by the public. This year's event, on June 18th, will be moving just a few hundred yards to a bigger, more expansive area on the west end of the Park. It will include more food vendors, entertainment, and even more fun for the whole family! While the event organizers are busy getting the plans finalized, be sure to mark your calendars and tell your friends. Be sure to watch for more announcements soon, too. There are lots of great surprises in store!
Warren, PA (January 17, 2021) - The leaders of the Warren County Pride celebration are pleased to announce the formation of Warren County Pride, Incorporated (WCPI). Warren County Pride, Inc. is the first community-based 501c3 organization focused on celebrating the LGBTQIA community's presence within Warren County, PA.
Warren County Pride and the Struthers Library Theatre have announced the first annual LGBTQ+ Film Festival in June that will lead up to Warren County Pride Day.
The Warren County Pride team is busy preparing for the third annual Warren County Pride Day titled Pride in the Park, 2022. Pride in the Park will be held on June 18th, 2022, at Bett’s Park. The award-winning Warren County Pride Day 2021 won 'Best Event' in the Warren Times Observer’s readers’ choice voting awards. Warren County Pride Day will feature music, food trucks, vendors, agencies, costume contests for people & pets, and family activities. Parking is free, and accommodations are available at Warren County campgrounds, bed & breakfasts, hotels, and "air bnb" online listings. Warren County Pride day is a family event open to the community. For more information, contact Warrencountypride@gmail.com
Warren County Pride was awarded the People's Choice Award for Warren County Event of 2021. On Saturday, June 26, nearly 1,000 celebrated Pride together at Warren's Bett's Park. The event was entitled "Proud to Be Me" and featured a keynote from Lt. Gov. John Fetterman as well as speeches from Dr. Tyler Titus, Malcolm Kenyatta, Pastor Julia DiFiore, Dr. Greg Rabb, and Dr. Dale Haight.
Saturday, June 26, was proclaimed "Warren County Pride Day" in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by Gov. Tom Wolf. In the proclamation, the governor wrote, " I encourage all Pennsylvanians to celebrate this important observance and continue to work towards true liberty and justice for all."
Warren County Pride Day is a celebration of the LGBT community and culture and will feature a variety of quality out-of-town speakers, entertainment, and attractions. All are welcome at this all-day festival. The event is being held on Saturday, June 26 from 11 AM to 7 PM at Betts Park, 400 Ludlow St, Warren PA 16365. The Facebook event page is at https://www.facebook.com/events/489975058909949/. For more info, email WarrenCountyPride@gmail.com