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Frenchtown is proud to be a diverse and inclusive community that welcomes ALL people!

We are pleased to present the fifth Annual Frenchtown PRIDE! A family friendly experience of Love and Acceptance expressed OUT loud - all are welcome! Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex and Allies... the entirety of the Queer community.  We encourage all residents and visitors who support equality to come out and make this event even better!

Frenchtown Pride 2023

Saturday, June 17 

Pride Flag Giveaway at FUMC, 1-3PM

We're inviting all in the borough to come to pick up a pride flag and flag hardware for displaying the flags in Frenchtown during Love Frenchtown's Pride week and all year long! Free to the public! 

Flags and hardware donated by Love Frenchtown Pride and Harvest Success Center

Sunday, June 18

Our Pride Flags will be installed in the Downtown 1-3PM

Tuesday, June 20 

Queer Kickball, Old Frenchtown Field, 6-8PM

A good old fashioned community game of (Queer) kickball at Old Frenchtown Field! Open to everyone. ALL ages.

Old Frenchtown Field is located at the corner of 12th & Harrison Street.

Come ready to play or watch!

Gathering starts at 6pm with the game kicking off at 6:30pm. The first 22 interested players will be fielded to a team.

Seltzer provided by Hunterdon UU Fellowship and popcorn and mini-pride flags supplied by Harvest Success Center. The Love Frenchtown Heart will make an appearance, as well as large pride flags and lots of fun.

Thursday, June 22

Pride Chalking, Downtown Sidewalks, 5-7PM

All are invited to come to downtown Frenchtown, grab some colorful chalk and draw images and write messages of love and pride on the sidewalks. This year, acclaimed local artist Lorraine Cahill will be setting up shop to do a special pride-themed piece of large sidewalk art in chalk pastels- come see her at work and then add your own art!

Saturday, June 24

Pride Ride from Old Frenchtown Field through Downtown and Sunbeam Lenape Park, 1-2:30pm

Folks with wheels of any kind are invited to meet up at Old Frenchtown Field starting at 12:30 pm for a short ride with some loops downtown. We encourage fun outfits and fun decorations for your "rides"! 

At the park there'll be prizes for best decorated wheels and costumes, as well as some cookies from the Frenchtown United Methodist Church, cold seltzer from the Hunterdon UU Fellowship, and popcorn from the Harvest Success Center. There will also be live music and outdoor games and an appearance by the lovely Love Frenchtown Heart!  

Saturday, June 24

World’s Shortest Pride Parade from 2nd & Race to Sunbeam Lenape Park at 1:15-1:30PM

As the final loop of the Pride Ride passes 2nd and Race, those that wish to walk behind our riders to Sunbeam Lenape Park are welcomed to join in on foot for a first-ever Frenchtown Pride Micro-parade that is a mighty 1,104 feet long!

All Pride Week

Queer Icons Art Display on the Porch of the Frenchtown Inn

ArtYard is bringing its Queer Icons exhibit out into the downtown for Pride Week. These pieces will be displayed on the front porch of the Frenchtown Inn for the duration of the week so be sure to take a stroll by!

Lovefrenchtown is the Frenchtown Business & Professional Association (FBPA); a volunteer run, member supported, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting local business and enriching our community. Mobilizing through media, town events, downtown beautification efforts, strong relationships with other community interest groups and expressing a voice in local government, the FBPA aims to elevate the experience of all who share our streets.

Frenchtown, NJ is located on the beautiful banks of the Delaware River in Hunterdon County just over one hour from New York City and Philadelphia. Thirty minutes from the Pennsylvania towns of Doylestown, Easton, New Hope and Lambertville, NJ.

Please consider joining our Events committee to plan and execute Frenchtown Events including Frenchtown Pride. PRIDE aims to grow in conjunction with New Hope Celebrates.  We are looking for volunteers, planners, helping hands, connected community members, artists and sponsors!


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