Our goals


North Shore Pride seeks to promote the general welfare, and enhance the social life of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community of the North Shore, and to promote the acceptance of the members of this community by the broader North Shore community.


North Shore Pride engages in activities designed to promote greater understanding of LGBTQ issues and advocates on behalf of the LGBTQ community issues that are important to its members.


North Shore Pride engages in producing events with the purpose of fundraising for its activities and giving back to the community. Through partnering with individuals, organizations, and business North Shore Pride is able to carry out its mission.


Pride Parade & Festival

  • Place: Salem Common
  • Time: June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The 2017 North Shore Pride parade will take place in Salem, kicking off in front of the Post Office on Margin St., turning right on…

Pride Kick-off Sunset Cruise

  • Place: Pickering Wharf Marina
  • Time: June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

A Benefit for North Shore Pride & Fenway Health's The Borum *Presented as part of The Rainbow Times' 10th Anniversary Celebration Get Tickets NOTE: Tickets…

Meet the Board

Hope Watt-Bucci


Dan Sousa


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betsy mcginnity
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Betsy McGinnity


Gricel M. Ocasio


Angela Howard


JC Morales


Kirsten Freni


jarrett hanley
jarrett hanley
jarrett hanley
jarrett hanley

Jarrett Hanley


Frequently asked questions


How can I sponsor Pride?

We offer a wide range of sponsorship opportunities to meet the need of just about every budget! Please check out our sponsorship page for details. Thanks for your interest in supporting pride!


When does Pride take place?

North Shore Pride will host its annual Pride parade and festival on June 24, 2017. The parade kicks off in front of the Post Office on Margin St., turning right on Norman St. and heading down New Derby. It will continue to Derby St. and onto Hawthorne Boulevard where it will end up on Salem Common, where the Pride festival will follow!


How can I become a vendor?

Vendors can register and pay online or via mail! You must complete an application and send the appropriate fee to NSP by June 17, 2017.


Is there a fee to march?

Yes. We welcome marching marchers of all-kinds and offer cost-effective rates to participate in the Pride parade. We want to ensure everyone can take part of it that want to do so.

contact information

  • Mailing Address

    P.O.Box 355 Manchester, MA 01944

  • Phone


  • Office Hours

    Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Make donation


We rely on your support! Without your generosity, North Shore Pride would not be able to offer the wide array of community-based programs that we currently do! Out work has literally impacted a the LGBTQ community across the spectrum of the rainbow, including youth, elders, racial and ethnic groups, veterans, and so on.


Making a donation is easy! Just click on the link below and submit a contribution through any credit card or even PayPal. Or, you can always mail a check to: P.O.Box 355 Manchester, MA 01944. Thank you in advance!

Thank you for your support!




Advertise in our guide!

Don't have a big budget but are interested in sponsoring North Shore Pride? You STILL can! Advertise your business in our program guide.