Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Pridefest Returns to the Schuylkill County Fairgrounds on June 24th

Schuylkill County PrideFest 2023 returns to the Schuylkill County Fairgrounds on June 24th from Noon-7pm. 

The event is presented by Youth Empowerment & Support-Schuylkill and will feature two live musicians, drag performances, speakers, and so much more! 

Youth Empowerment & Support is proud to bring Schuylkill County its biggest PrideFest ever! 

This year's event features local businesses, artisans, food vendors, and a full schedule of drag performances. 

Schuylkill County PrideFest is free to the public, so mark your calendars. 

PrideFest 2023 will feature live folk singer Autumn Sky Hall at 2pm and The Dynamics Department at 4pm. 

This year's event includes new events like yoga and meditation throughout the day, basket raffles, DJ entertainment by Kaotic Entertainment, and more. 

The goal of Y.E.S. is to build a safe space for the youth of rural Pennsylvania to learn alongside their peers. In addition to organizing PrideFest each year, they offer resources and support for individuals in need of gender assignment information, crisis services, and social connection to other members of the community.