March in the Bethel Pride Parade!

March with Your Group

We invite your group to march in the Bethel Pride Parade!

Groups supportive of LBGTQ+ rights are welcome to join us in this peaceful and joyous march.
To participate, please follow the steps below and be sure to download our helpful guides.

Step 1: Download the March Group Sign Up Sheet

This handy sheet makes it easy for your group members to sign up to attend. On parade day, bring the completed sheet with you to track attendance and corral your members! Simply download the PDF to get started.

Step 2: Register Your Group

Group representatives must complete the march group registration form so we can ensure you are included in the march formation on parade day. March group registration deadlines for 2019 TBA.

Step 3: Get Ready for the Parade!

Visit our Event Info page for more details and be sure to follow us on Facebook @BethelCTPride for the latest updates!

Marching FAQs

  • Where can I watch the parade?

    Marchers will gather at the end of the Municipal Center lawn by Library Pl./Durant Ave. and walk to PT Barnum Square and circle back. Feel free to watch from the sidewalks along School St. or the green! Check out the map below for details.

  • Where is the parade route?

    Marchers will gather at the end of the Municipal Center lawn by Library Pl./Durant Ave and walk to PT Barnum Square and circle back. Check out the map below for details.

  • Can I bring signs, banners, or giveaways?

    We encourage signs, banners, and any other items that represent your group or message. You are responsible for storing your signage after the parade has concluded.

    Please do not bring candy or small items to throw, as it can be harmful to animals.

  • Can I bring a float?

    Yes. Please complete the March Group & Float Request Form in advance so we can ensure that there is enough space to accommodate your float.

  • What should I wear when marching?

    We welcome marchers to positively express themselves as they wish; however, please bear in mind that this is a family-friendly event.

  • Do I need to march in a group?

    No. We encourage anyone who would like to participate to march in the parade. Feel free to march with family and friends.

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