Lower Adirondack PrideGlens Falls, New York – Lower Adirondack Pride is thrilled to announce the return of its highly anticipated second annual Glens Falls Pride Festival, scheduled to take place from Friday, May 31, 2024, through Sunday, June 2, 2024. Following the resounding success of last year's inaugural festival, which drew an enthusiastic crowd of over one thousand attendees, this year's event promises to be even more spectacular.

"I am thrilled to be leading the return of the Glens Falls Pride Festival for its second year. This event has become a true milestone for our community, showcasing our commitment to diversity and inclusivity,” says Cam Cardinale, President of Lower Adirondack Pride. “The excitement surrounding this celebration reflects the progress we've made and the unity we continue to build. Hosting events like these is not just a celebration; it's a testament to the strength and vibrancy of our community. I am genuinely excited about the joy and togetherness this festival will bring, marking another significant step forward for Lower Adirondack Pride."

Friday, May 31, 2024: Gayla

Start the weekend on Friday, May 31st, 2024, at 6 p.m. with an event at The Queensbury Hotel in support of Lower Adirondack Pride. This evening will include a full dinner with various activities and entertainment including a drag show.

The event's music will be by DJ Young Pete, setting the mood for a cheerful atmosphere. A highlight of the evening will be a drag show featuring local talents with flashy costumes and charisma. Get ready for a captivating performance that's sure to impress.

The organization is proud to announce that the first Lower Adirondack Pride Community Champion Award will be presented at the Gayla on May 31st, 2024. The Board of Directors has chosen Glens Falls Hospital as this year's honoree.

"Glens Falls Hospital stands out with its dedication to the LGBTQIA+ community. They've been putting in the work to make sure everyone feels accepted, empowered, and cared for," says Cam Cardinale, President of Lower Adirondack Pride.

“Glens Falls Hospital is proud to be recognized by Lower Adirondack Pride with the Community Champion Award. We look forward to continued partnership and collaboration,” says Paul Scimeca, President and CEO of Glens Falls Hospital.

Tickets are available at: https://givebutter.com/YMRAit


Saturday, June 1, 2024: Family Day and Movie Night

Saturday is all about family-oriented activities, with more details to come. The day will wrap up with a Movie Night starting at dusk in Glens Falls City Park.

Sunday, June 2, 2024: Glens Falls Pride Festival

The main event of the weekend is the 2nd annual Glens Falls Pride Festival on Sunday, June 2, 2024, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Glens Falls City Park.

Tentative Schedule—Stay tuned for more details:

12:00 p.m.: Opening Ceremonies

12:30 p.m.: Pride Parade

2:00 p.m.: Drag Show

The organization is searching for volunteers to help execute the weekend’s festivities. For more information, visit https://forms.gle/4Stc3DhpK7ftTctaA.

Vendor booths are still available for Sunday’s Festival. For information on vending and to register, visit https://forms.gle/yJxakGdes7oy9akaA.

Sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting Lower Adirondack Pride’s President, Cam Cardinale, at cam@loweradkpride.org or (518) 832-8375.

The event is sponsored by The Queensbury Hotel, Stone Industries, Planned Parenthood, Sidekick Creative, Hallwear, Fidelis Care, and Old School Pest Control – with more to come.


Press Contact: Cam Cardinale, President, cam@loweradkpride.org | (518) 832-8375