West Hartford Pride Planning More Than Just a Party

Dedication of the Quasar Progress Pride Flag crosswalk in Blue Back Square in June 2020. Photo credit: Ronni Newton (we-ha.com file photo)

Plans are underway for West Hartford Pride to be celebrated throughout the month of June.

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The West Hartford Pride Planning Committee along with sponsors Town of West Hartford, Blue Back Square, and BeMindfulWeb.com are pleased to announce the second annual West Hartford Pride celebration!

This event is free and open to the public.

West Hartford Pride will be a hybrid event, taking place both online and in person with events throughout the month of June. This year’s event will kick off on June 1 at 8:30 a.m. with a Pride flag raising at Unity Green in West Hartford Center. Bookending the month-long celebration will be a day-long community wide event on Isham Street in Blue Back Square on Saturday, June 26, highlighting the multifaceted contributions of the LGBTQIA+ community along with the diverse businesses and cultural venues the town has to offer.

The Pride Flag flies along with the American flag in West Hartford Center in June 2020. Photo credit: Ronni Newton (we-ha.com file photo)

A calendar of events taking place across West Hartford can be found at www.westhartfordpride.org.

More than a party, WeHa Pride celebrates talent across the spectrum of arts, culture, music, and performance. The whole family is welcome to take part in all Pride events. Inclusivity is a priority for the West Hartford Planning Committee and its sponsors.

West Hartford Pride welcomes people from across the spectrum of age, gender identity, race, sexuality, ability and class. This promises to be an event where everyone can see a piece of themselves celebrated and reflected back at them.

Sponsorship opportunities are available at multiple levels. Contact [email protected]org for more information.

For media inquiries, please contact Barry Walters or Johanna Schubert at [email protected] or [email protected].

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