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Pride Festival In The Park
This year’s Pride Festival will be in collaboration with the 14-year running Community Cookout hosted again by the legendary Ms. Theresa.
Festival will include FREE locally-catered soul food for the first 100 people, featuring Lydia Milian Famouz and a live DJ. The festival will feature a variety of vendors including LGBT agencies, service providers, local businesses and advocacy groups at an event with food and live entertainment for 10 hours.
Entertainers include a combination of local, homegrown and regional talent with a focuson performers who are members of the Greater Newark LGBT community.There will also be a mini ball that evening!
More About Weequahic Park
The Weequahic Park is the second largest public park in Essex county. It features a wide variety of attractions including two playgrounds, a jogging trail, 80 acre lake, basketball courts, tennis courts, baseball fields, softball fields, picnic areas and more. It also hosts a variety of outdoor concerts and events. The park, founded in 1901, contains the first public golf course in New Jersey, expanded to 18-holes in 1969.