june, 2023

Ridgefield CT Pride in the Park

03jun12:00 pm3:00 pmRidgefield CT Pride in the ParkBallard Park

Event Details


Ridgefield’s Fourth Annual Pride in the Park celebration will take place on Saturday, June 3rd from noon until 3 pm in Ballard Park, Ridgefield CT 06877 (Rain location: Yanity Gym ) with a parade around the park starting at 1pm.  

As with our past events, Ridgefield Pride in the Park is a free event, open to the public and catering to families, with a variety of activities, crafts, entertainment and informational tables geared towards all ages. For more information and updates go to ridgefieldctpride.com or check us out on Facebook at RidgefieldCTPride (no spaces).

Pride in the Park Activities include: 

  • DJ
  • Bands
  • Bring your own picnic
  • Raffle
  • Photo station
  • Lawn games 
  • Crafts
  • Kid-friendly activities (ie: Simon Says, coloring, beading…)

Informational Tables

  • Feast & Fettle
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • Mosquito Joe
  • PFLAG Waterbury
  • Ridgefield Historical Society
  • Stonewall Speakers

Activity Tables

  • Adam Broderick Salon & Spa – Hair flair station
  • Congregation Shir Shalom – beading
  • Ridgefield Poet Laureate Emerita – Poetry Table
  • Ridgefield Public Library – Rainbow Family Storytime & button making
  • Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance – balloon animals
  • School of Rock – musical instrument petting zoo


  • First Selectman, Rudy Marconi
  • Poet Laureate Emerita – Barb Jennes

In addition to Pride in the Park, there will be a multitude of celebratory Pride events throughout the entire month of June with something for everyone, from our tiniest tots to our seniors. This year’s festivities will commence with a Ridgefield CT Pride Progress Flag Raising ceremony on Thursday, June 1st at 10 am in front of  Ridgefield Town Hall (meet at the flagpole) and Congregations Shir Shalom’s annual Pride Shabbat service on June 2nd at 6pm, as well as a variety of LGBTQ+ events run by some of our local establishments including the Ridgefield Library. 

We will again be offering a Pride Perks Card program. The Pride Perks Card entitles the cardholder to discounts or perks at participating businesses and is a great way to support Ridgefield CT Pride. To purchase a Pride Perks Card ($5) or if you run a local business and are interested in participating in the Pride Perks Card program or Sponsoring Ridgefield CT Pride in the Park 2023 go to ridgefieldctpride.com for more information. 


(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Ballard Park

485 Main St, Ridgefield, CT 06877