2012 Parade and Pride event May 12 - Rain or Shine!
NEW venue for Pride event - Tri County Fairgrounds -New Parade Route!
Each year our LGBT Pride event is kick started with a high-energy fun-filled Parade!
Our parade consists of many diverse organizations, school groups, musicians,
local businesses and many other participants as we march together with
Pride and Support for our LGBT Community to the event site.
There is NO charge for being a contingent in our parade and Pride event
and entertainment is FREE to everyone! FREE parking available.
If you would like to march or have a float in the Noho Pride parade
you MUST submit a Contingent Form
PARADE STAGING DETAILS
Arrive at staging area 11:00am, Saturday May 12, 2012
Parade steps off at 12:00pm sharp!
CONTINGENTS staging area is the parking lot on Hampton Ave. across from The Northampton Brewery. Check in required.
FLOATS MUST enter from Pleasant St. onto Hampton Ave. then follow signs to staging area. Check in required. ***Conz St. will be closed to floats***
MOTORCYCLES will stage at the corner of Hampton Ave. and Old South St.
Parade will begin from staging area on Hampton Ave. and go up Old South Street. Take a right on to Main St. Follow to 3 County Fairgrounds on Fair St.
Contingents will be directed to enter the Fairgrounds at the walk in entrance (with the white poles). Floats will be directed to enter the Fairgrounds on Old Ferry Rd. where the float parking will be.
***** The Northampton Brewery will be open early for parade folks! Thanks to Ryan Imported Car Repair. They will be closed to make it easier for Noho Pride to stage the parade in the area.
Once again Pop's Package Store will be continuing their tradition of handing out waters to parade marchers! Noho Pride would like to thank Pop's for their continued support and please stop into Pop's whenever you're in Northampton!
***** Please note that we cannot cater to requests for contingents to be first or at the beginning of the parade. It will be first come, first to go. As the floats line up that is how they’ll leave.
CLICK HERE for PARADE ROUTE MAP
Parade Route Details: 1.1 Miles, approx. 21 minutes to walk
BEGIN: Hampton Ave., Northampton, MA 01060
Depart Hampton Ave toward Old South St
Turn right onto Old South St
Turn right onto RT-9 / RT-10 / Main St
Keep straight onto RT-9 / Main St
Turn right onto Fair St
END: 3 County Fairgrounds, Fair St, Northampton, MA 01060
Call us at 413-586-5602 with any questions or Email: Parade@nohopride.org
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