August 3, 2018 at 7:23 am EDT | by Blake Chambers
Delaware Pride Festival to be held Aug. 11
Delaware Pride, gay news, Washington Blade

Kelsea Johnson from ‘The Voice’ is slated to perform at Delaware Pride. (Promotional photo courtesy NBC)

Delaware Pride will hold its annual Pride Festival next Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Legislative Hall in Dover. This year will mark the 21st anniversary of the event.

Admission is free and people of all ages and sexual orientations are welcome. The event will feature DJ Ben and entertainers include the Manhattan Prairie Dogs, Earth Radio, Rainbow Chorale of Delaware, SongBird the Goddess, Kelsea Johnson from The Voice season 14, Sam Tolson, Aunt Mary Pat DiSabatino, Vicky Fischer, Mr. Joey Morgan, Camille Embrace, Derek Deleqúa and J-Line. Past Delaware Pride queens Ashley Lynn, Jenna Tall and Miss Peaches are among the entertainers at the event along with past Delaware Pride newcomers Cherry St. Cartier and Sir.Donyx. Josh Schonewolf will serve as emcee.

Featured vendors include Zaikka, Reproductive Associates of Delaware, Jewish Ally, State Farm, Partners in Health & Wellbeing, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, FreeLee Foundation, HEMPWORX, Tom Feaser Studios and Your Moment in Time.

“The Delaware Pride Festival is the single largest LGBTA gathering in Delaware, and it helps give the community needed exposure and recognition,” says the event’s Facebook page. “Our goal is to promote platforms for expressing dignity and creating a more visible and united LGBTA community.”

An after party will be held at Allure Nightclub starting at 9 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $15 at the door and can be purchased for $10 online at

For additional information on the Delaware Pride Festival, email Delaware Pride at or call 302-265-3020.

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