MOTORCYCLES staging area (red) is located on Hampton Ave. with overflow onto Pleasant Street. Enter Hampton Ave. from Pleasant Street.
FLOATS(any vehicle, bicycle, scooter) staging area (purple) is located on Hampton Ave. with overflow onto Pleasant Street. Enter Hampton Ave. from Pleasant Street.
MARCHERS(walkers, bands) staging areas (orange,yellow,green,blue) will be located in the parking lot across from the Northampton Brewery. Look for a Noho Pride volunteer with your color flag. Marchers enter the staging area from Conz Street or Hampton Ave.
Once you enter into your colored staging area, seek the Noho Pride volunteer (they will be holding a colored flag) and they will check you off of the registration listing. IF YOU ARE NOT ON THE REGISTRATION LIST, YOUR GROUP OR FLOAT WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE.
Bring water and sunscreen.
Parade route is approx. 1.1 miles and may take up to an hour and half to march depending on number of contingents and gaps.
We try very hard to keep the parade moving at a steady pace so please help by keeping your group moving.
ABSOLUTELY NO VEHICLES\FLOATS CAN STOP WHILE IN PARADE.
MOTORCYCLES - You MUST keep a steady pace, no stopping, revving and speeding off. If you do this, the police will be notified and you will not be able to participate in the parade in the future.
ORDER OF PARADE
The parade will kick off at exactly 11:00am.
1. Motorcycles (red)
2. Noho Pride Banner
3. Officials (orange)
4. Groups with small children (yellow)
5. Floats (purple) and reminder of the marchers (green,blue) be directed intermittently
Floats are directed to park in a lot located next to the Pride event site at the Tri County Fairgrounds.
Marchers are directed into the Pride event site at the Tri County Fairgrounds.
You MUST fill in and submit a registration form to be in the parade. Registration is FREE.
Our Pride Day Celebration is kicked off with a fantastic, amazing, super high energy parade filled with marching bands, religious groups, GSA's, floats, animals, motorcycles, you name it they are in the parade!
We march into the Pride event site where the party continues all day! Come join us and celebrate yourself!
PARADE REGISTRATION FOR 2018 IS CLOSED!!
Parade contingents have been capped at 100 for 2018, which we have reached.
MARCHING RULES AND REQUIREMENTS...
EVERYONE IS WELCOME...
PARADE CONTINGENT INFORMATION
ASSIGNED STAGING AREAS...
Arrive at your specific colored staging area between 9:00 am and 10:30 am. DO NOT arrive earlier than 9:00 am.
Download and print the staging map here