Past Events

New Hope Celebrates and our History program recognized locally and nationally as a leader in LGBTQ+ exhibits & events

Our annual events include local LGBTQ+ History Exhibits. Pride Events and activities for LGBTQ+ and Ally friends and families. Geared to visitors to New Hope include dances, parties, comedic performances and an exciting, colorful and dynamic parade that has been twice marshaled by the Governor of Pennsylvania and three times by a US Congressman. The Pride Parade is the cornerstone event of PrideFest held in May. With an estimated 15,000 in attendance and projected retail sales revenue of over $1.9 million, New Hope Celebrates, Inc. is locally and nationally recognized. National news broadcasts have featured New Hope Celebrates, Inc. on the LOGO channel — Philadelphia Comcast TV News. There have been hundreds of print, and digital articles published about New Hope Celebrates over our 17 years, from small publications in Sheboygan to the New York Times.


Kitty Keiser

 Kitty Keiser was long involved in charity before coming to New Hope in 1985. She was a large part of Allentown’s LGBTQ+ community for 30

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Bob Martin

Bob Martin grew up in Binghamton, New York, and was in the service before moving to Fort Lauderdale, Fl. In 1979, a friend in Florida

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Robin Larson

Bucks County Herald November 5, 2009 Robin Larsen – Obituary Robin Larsen, a New Hope-based arts administrator and promoter, died Oct. 28 at Hahnemann University

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Georgeann Moses

Moses, Georgeann Georgeann Moses, 72, died June 2 at her home in Allentown. She was the life partner of Laura Irish. Born in Allentown, she was

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Bill Kreilick

Bill Kreilick, a member of the Lambertville, NJ/New Hope, PA community, passed away on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017. He was 61. Bill is survived by

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Wayne Fluke

Wayne Fluke, By Vivian Francesco and Daniel Brooks Photo Album Collection > Strappingly tall, handsome and healthy at 87 years old, making daily gym trips

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