The Schedule

May 31st


Pride Prep Party

Located at Brownell Library

**Get ready for the Essex Pride parade by making your own signs and mini floats. Open to all ages!**

June 1st


Essex Pride Festival Welcome & Parade

Located at Main Entrance to Park

**Anyone in attendance can join us for a walking/rolling parade from the entrance to the festival site as we kick off the day. We encourage you to make your own signs, decorate your bikes, and join us at the entrance to the Park, as we begin the day together.*

1:10 - 1:35pm

Drag Story Hour

With Emoji Nightmare and Katniss Everqueer

1:35 - 1:45pm

Special Guest Speaker 

Burlington Mayor Emma Mulvaney-Stanak

1:45- 4:30pm

Live Performances from Local Artists

Starting with performances by the ADL Intermediate School Chorus and The Vermont Freedom and Unity Chorus, followed by a bevy of performance styles from Vermont artists.


Pride Roller Disco Skate Party

Bring your own wheels and skate with our friends at Vermont Skate Society 

4:30 - 5:00pm

Family Dance Party


7:00 - 10:00pm

Official Essex Pride Festival Afterparty

18+  $20

Uncommon Coffee

Drag and Burlesque Show Sponsored by Vermont's Neo-Burlesque Troupe, Green Mountain Cabaret, Magic Mann Cannabis, a Women-owned and Operated business here to serve the greater Cannabis community within Vermont, and your favorite local hangout, Uncommon Coffee. 

Tickets and More info available here