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 Welcome to CNY Pride

Important notice: To help defray the increasing cost of putting on a festival and parade, starting with this festival CNY Pride will be charging a $5 fee at the entrance. This fee will also help us bring in bigger entertainment for Pride 2017.

       CNY Pride's 2016 Parade Theme


































The mission of CNY Pride is to serve the Central New York lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and their allies. Our annual Pride Parade and Festival, along with similar events throughout the year, provides a forum to celebrate and affirm individual sexual and gender identity, to commemorate our community's rich history and diversity, and to renew our dedication to ending intolerance and achieving equal rights.


CNY Pride's board meetings are on the first Wednesday of every month, unless otherwise posted. ALL are welcome at these meetings. Our meetings are open to all. If you hae something specific you would like to propose to the board (events, fundraisers, etc) it would be best to email ahead of time so we can add it to the meetings agenda. If you have an event or fundraiser proposal for CNY Pride, please email 24hrs before the meeting. Our email is


Our next meeting is May 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th.


Meeting take place at:

The FIrst English Lutheran Church

501 James St.

Syracuse, NY 13203


Meetings start at 6:30p


Please advise that the door is locked throughout the meeting so ring the bell at the back door of the church, located in the parking lot, and someone will let you in shortly.


Central New York Pride, a registered New York 501c(3) not-for-profit organization, stands to serve and promote the interests if the LGBTQ+ communities of Central New York and beyond. All are welcome to join, ce;ebrate, and fight with us towards equality and acceptance. Please look around the site and feel free to contact us!

Who's your hero? Come out and show with a float or marching unit. There will be awards for best representation of the theme.

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