Our Mission

Noho Pride is progress by way of unity and inclusion; we celebrate the integrity, history, and diversity within our LGBTQ community.  Noho Pride strives to empower our youth and promote an open-minded and progressive culture.  We celebrate the strides we've made while continuing to push for a more just and accepting society. 


By collaborating with our allied partners and friends we are able to host a fun-filled, family oriented, free event promoting love, equality and PRIDE!



Your Impact

When you become a Partner or Friend of Pride, you share with us in celebrating diversity and equality.   Together, we advocate for people to be free in loving whom ever they want.  We bring forth a safe, family friendly and inclusive environment where no one is rejected.  We mark a time to celebrate those who have fought and continued the fight for LGBTQ equality.  We provide a safe haven and introduce new opportunities for the community to come together.  As a Partner or Friend of Pride, you make a difference in the lives of those who need it the most.  Most importantly, because of your sponsorship, the Noho Pride board continues to bring this event to Northampton, MA year after year FREE of charge for all patrons.  

Noho Pride is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and is run entirely by volunteers.  In addition to the parade and event, a LGBTQ Scholarship opportunity is offered for a Massachusetts high school senior student who is also a resident of the Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire or Berkshire county.  The Noho Pride website and event day offers over one-hundred LGBTQ and allied non profit and for profit businesses and resources.  A diverse line up of performers will entertain the masses on the event main stage.  All entertainment is interpreted by a highly skilled team of ASL interpreters. 


Who are we reaching?


We couldn't be more pleased to see our community of LGBTQ and allies growing!


2017 Statistics:

30,000 + Parade/Festival Attendees

3,800 Social Media Followers - Facebook, Twitter, Intagram

2,200 eNews Letter Recipients





SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Here's what people are saying...

"Everything was so well put together! Great informational booths and great vendors. It always feels like a family reunion of a kind for me. This has got to be the best year for me since the one where Melissa Ferrick performed. You are all doing fabulous! 
❤️ 💛 💚 💙 💜"


"The staff and organizers are to be congratulated on the outstanding effort they put into this event. My hat is off to all who participated, both spectators and marchers!"


"[Pride] It brings people together, all demographics and that is so empowering."


"It was my first time being a part of the pride celebration. And I loved it. It was well organized and everyone was amazingly friendly."

 
"At pride I am able to be who I am and feel safe among people who do not judge me."


"Pride resurrects a very important part of history, locally and nationally."


"At Pride it provides a great way to support people and businesses."


"Pride encourages growth as individuals and groups like the GSA's at the schools."


"It brings awareness to every facet of society."