2019 Pride Parades and Festivals

Pride Parades and Festivals are an excellent opportunity to provide witness to God's grace and love in the community.

Washington, DC: Join the United Methodist Contingent for the Capital Pride Parade - June 8, 2019

You are invited to join United Methodists from DC, Maryland, WV and Virginia to march in the Capital Pride Parade. The Pride Parade is a great opportunity to provide witness to God's love for all people.

Date: Saturday June 8, 2019
Meet-Up Location: Near Dupont Circle in NW Washington, DC. More details the week before the Parade.
Time: At approximately 4:00pm (details closer) we will gather and clergy, including LGBTQ clergy, will offer communion. You are welcome to come anytime after 3:30pm and help on any final float preparations. (Note: many street closures in the area; official parade kick-off at 4:30PM.) 

Baltimore Pride - Join United Methodists for Parade and Festival - June 15-16, 2019

Parade on June 15 and festival on June 16. More information to come on the United Methodist contingent for the parade.

Shepherdstown, WV

Eastern Panhandle Pride: https://www.facebook.com/EasternPanhandleWVPride/ More details to come.

Frederick Pride - June 22, 2019

Frederick Pride is celebrating its 8th year in 2019! This year’s festival takes place Saturday, June 22, 2019. United Methodists will have a booth and we’ll put out a call for volunteers closer to the date!