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State College To Celebrate Pride Month With ‘Pride Ride’ Car Caravan June 12

State College residents will gather to celebrate Pride Month and the LGBTQA+ community with a “Pride Ride” car caravan at 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 12.

Folks participating in the ride will decorate their vehicles and drive through State College. The route will begin at State College Area High School and finish at the Sidney Friedman Parklet on Fraser Street, where an after-party with live music, a photo booth, and an art installation will take place.

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Folks interested in participating in the ride can register on the State College Pride website. A $25 registration fee is required and will benefit the Centre LGBTQA Support Network. Prizes will be awarded to the best-decorated cars.

If you don’t want to participate in the ride but still want to cheer on the caravan of cars, you’re invited to do so along the route. The following locations are recommended for spectators:

  • Holmes-Foster Park along Sparks Street
  • Holmes-Foster Park along Westerly Parkway
  • Grassplot along Westerly Parkway
  • Sydney Friedman Park along Fraser

Further updates and changes to the ride will be posted on the event’s Facebook page.

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