Fairfield County’s Pride in the Park, organized by Triangle Community Center (TCC), hosted more than 6,000 people on June 8.
This number broke previous event attendance records, marking continued event growth since the event’s inception in 2014.
“I am so thrilled that the community came out in such high numbers to celebrate Pride in the Park,” said TCC Executive Director Sean-Michael Hazuda. “Hundreds of families experienced our first ever Fun Zone, and people of all ages enjoyed our headliners Martha Wash, Morgan McMichaels and Gia Gunn.”
The event also attracted the attention of local and state dignitaries including US Congressman Jim Himes, Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Attorney General William Tong, State Supreme Court Justice Andrew McDonald, State Senator Bob Duff, and State Representatives Lucy Dathan of Norwalk, Anne Hughes of Easton, Matthew Blumenthal of Stamford, Antonio Felipe of Bridgeport and Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling.
Circle Care Center was the presenting sponsor for the 2019 Pride in the Park. “All of us at TCC are especially grateful for the year-round support from Circle Care Center,” said Hazuda. “Their generosity is meaningful because of the passion with which they serve the LGBTQ community.”
Fairfield County’s Pride in the Park took place on Saturday, June 8, 2019, marking the sixth occurrence of this annual event. Pride in the Park commemorates LGBTQ Pride month each June, which coincides with the anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising.
For more information on Triangle Community Center, please visit www.CTpridecenter.org.