Pride Parade & Festival in New Paltz

(Photo by Lauren Thomas)

The Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center celebrates Pride Month (June) with a parade through the streets of New Paltz on Sunday, June 4 at noon. This year, the LGBTQ Center has named writer/activist Tim Murphy as the parade’s Grand Marshal. Murphy is author of the acclaimed 2016 novel Christodora, an intergenerational saga of New York City in the AIDS years, which made numerous best-of-year booklists. Murphy has written about HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ issues for more than 20 years for The New York Times, New York Magazine, The Nation, POZ, The Advocate and

A festival in New Paltz’s Hasbrouck Park follows the march. For more information on the parade and on all of the Center’s Pride Month activities, visit