Naz at Rochester Pride

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March With Us!


The parade starts on South Ave on Saturday, July 20th at 11am (lineup will be at 10:30am for marchers)! If you would like to march with your fellow Naz students, staff, faculty, families, and friends, please fill out the Naz at Rochester Pride registration form. This will be the second year Nazareth is officially marching in the parade as an institutionally-recognized event. We thank and honor those who came before who marched and celebrated, and hope that you'll join us for this year's Rochester Pride! Naz is a proud sponsor of Rochester Pride.

March With Us!


The Pride Festival will be at Highland Park (Beikirch Park) 11am-6pm on Saturday, July 20th which is at the end of the parade route. Naz will be one of the many vendors, with a table of swag, ready to celebrate all day! Visit us at the festival for great swag and to take photos in the Naz Pride photo booth!


Nazareth will be providing a shuttle to and from Rochester Pride! Details will be added in early Summer for the transportation times and sign up.

Trillium Rochester Pride

Learn more about Rochester Pride by visiting the Trillium Health Pride page! There you can find details on the Rochester Pride Parade on July 20th, the festival on July 20th, Pride Picnic on July 14th, and Summer community events. You can also see the list of sponsors (Go Naz!!!) and Rochester Pride FAQs.

Other Pride Events Around Roc

Notes on Events Below

Please note that these are events held by other organizations in the Rochester Area, and are not hosted by Nazareth University. Any questions on events below can be directed at the event host(s).

Pride Celebration at The Strong Museum - 6/1

Celebrate Pride at The Strong 11am-3pm! More info

Flower City Pride Band Performance - 6/12

The Wood Library in Canandaigua is hosting the Flower City Pride Band on Wednesday June 12th, 6:30-7:30pm. More Info

Pittsford Pride - 6/15

Pittsford Pride, hosted by Pittsford CommUNITY, will be Saturday June 15th, 1-3pm! Celebrate by attending the parade and booths!

Queer Climate Justice - 6/23

Sunday June 23rd, 1:30-3pm at the Wood Library in Canandaigua. More info here!

Pride Ride - 7/14

The Rochester Rainbow Riders are hosting a Pride bike ride at 11am at Genesee Valley Park. Register here!

Rochester Pride Picnic - 7/14

The ROC Pride Picnic is Sunday July 14th, 12-6pm in Genesee Valley Park. More info here!

Pride Flag Rising - 7/15

Monday July 15th at 5pm, join the City of Rochester, Monroe County, and Trillium Health for the Pride Flag Rising. More info here!

Corsets & Crowns: A 19th-Century Drag Soiree - 7/19

The Genesee Country Village & Museum is hosting this great soiree at 6:30pm. More info here!

Rochester Pride Parade and Festival - 7/20

See details to the left!

Canandaigua Queer Lit Book Club - 7/31

Join this hybrid book club! More info here.


Does it cost anything to participate?

In order to march with Naz, you do NOT need to pay a fee!

Is transportation provided?

There will be a shuttle van for those at Naz! There will be a morning shuttle to the parade, and an evening shuttle back to Naz.

Where can I find all Trillium Rochester Pride details?

All details can be found on the Trillium Rochester Pride site!

What if I have more questions?

The Trillium Rochester Pride site has awesome FAQs that say what is permitted to bring into the festival, where to park, Roc Pride shuttle opportunities, and more. If you have questions about Naz at Rochester pride such as housing, registration, transportation, volunteering, and more, please email