PRIDE FESTIVAL

SUN. OCT. 9
11AM-5PM
@WILSON COLLEGE

After a COVID-hiatus, Pride Franklin County RETURNS with its 3rd annual community festival celebrating love, inclusion, and acceptance. 

 

The Pride Festival features a variety of family-friendly events, entertainment, quintessential Pride activities, and a mix of local and regional vendors supporting the LGBTQ+ community. Admission is FREE!

Pride 2022 Event Flyer

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

Double Rainbow Sponsor:

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Rainbow Sponsor:

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Diamond Tiara Sponsor:

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Kids' Area Sponsor:

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Host Sponsor:

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Ruby Slipper Sponsors:

CINDY SHOEMAKER

Counseling & Consulting

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Emerald Sponsors:

Bridget's Beachouse LLC

The Floor Trader Outlet

M&T Bank

REmix Design

Rotary Club of Chambersburg

St. John's United Church of Christ

Symbiotic Marketing, LLC

Trinity United Church of Christ

 

PRIDE FESTIVAL FAQs

Do you have a Festival Map?

Yes, you can view and download the Festival Map.

The event map shows the event entrances and general festival "neighborhoods." Specific vendor locations will be available in the event program distributed at the festival.

Is the festival free?

Yes, attendance to the festival is free and festival activities are free.

We encourage guests to bring cash/credit card to give donations, tip artists and queens, and purchase food, beverages, Pride apparel, and/or vendor merchandise. You may also want to bring a blanket or chairs with you for seating at the main stage viewing area.

Where do I park?

View the Festival Parking Map for parking lot locations. 

Is the event accessible for those with mobility issues or in a wheelchair?

Yes, most of the festival is accessible. 

An accessibility drop-off and pick-up point is available for those who need it (please refer to the parking map for location of drop-off/pick-up). Most of the festival is laid out along paved sidewalks and ramps. However, there is a portion of the festival accessible only by passing over grass; some may require assistance to traverse this part of the festival.

Can I bring my pet?

Dogs are welcome at Pride Festival and on Wilson College's campus. 

Due to the large crowds anticipated, plan to have your dog leashed at all times. If your dog does not do well in crowds or with loud noises, we kindly ask you keep them at home.

Is the festival kid-friendly?

Yes! Performances will be appropriate for all ages, and we even have a whole Kids' Area!

The Kids' Area will be run by child care professionals from Creative Minds Learning & Development Centers, with fun activities in store all day including games, inflatables, crafts, and more. Performances are all family-friendly, including some the kids will LOVE like a Bubble Magician!

I hear there is a beer garden this year?

Yes, adults age 21+ may enter the beer garden area and enjoy beverages.

Beer must be consumed in the fenced-in beer garden area. Only adults age 21+ will be permitted to enter; IDs are required. The only exception is that children age 12 and under may enter the beer garden under adult supervision on a 1:1 ratio (1 adult per 1 child). Example Scenario: A family with two adults and three children under 12 who want to enter the beer garden will need to have an adult friend with them in order for the whole family to enter the beer garden area.

Is there seating by the stages?

We encourage guests to bring their own chairs and blankets to use while enjoying the entertainment.

The ampitheater has bleacher style built-in seating and a few cafe tables and chairs. The main stage will not have any seating, except for limited tables and chairs in the beer garden. We strongly encourage guests to bring their own chairs and/or blankets to set up on the lawn designated as the "Main Stage Viewing Area." (Event Map TBA)

Is there a dress code?

Yes, Pride Franklin County is a family-friendly event. With this in mind, please respect public decency.

The following are not acceptable attire on festival grounds or during the event: Visible underwear or what appears to be underwear, Loin Cloths, G-Strings, BDSM attire or accessories, Speedos. This is by no means an exhaustive list and the Pride Planning Committee will decide the propriety of attire worn at the festival. Committee members reserve the right to eject any individuals or groups (vendors, patrons, volunteers, etc.) who do not adhere to this policy.

Have a question not answered here?

Send us an email at pridefranklincounty@gmail.com

Please note: We are a volunteer-led organization and responses may take some time. We can't guarantee answers to questions sent within 48 hours of the event, though we will do our very best. Thanks for your understanding.