Celebrate Mahwah's LGBTQ+ community and have some fun! There are many ways to show your Mahwah Pride!
March in the Parade! Help us at the Root Beer Garden or just stop in for a float! Make new friends at the social! Enjoy the fireworks! See you there!
See some of the best art displayed at the Mahwah Pride celebration
Find out more about local LGBTQ Resources for Crisis, Youth, Adults, Transgender, Addiction, & Advocacy
Please sign and share our petition to ensure that the Township of Mahwah flies the Pride flag on public buidings during the Pride Month of June
There are so many people who celebrate PRIDE.- Check out some of the flags
Learn about the Mahwah Pride Coalition
It takes a village to raise a child. It takes a team of dedicated volunteers to bring a vision to life. Join us!
We're so grateful to everyone and every group helping us. Thank you for your support.
Here's a chance for organizations to help sponsor Mahwah Pride. Different sponsorship opportunities available.
You can kiick off Mahwah Day with a strut! Join members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies on parade. Acceptance begins with visibility.
Jointly sponsored by the Mahwah Pride Coalition; the Mahwah Alliance for Change, the Mahwah High School Genders and Sexualities Alliance, and Garden State Equality
A time and place for Mahwah's LGBTQ+ community to gather and enjoy a social gathering. Contact D to learn more or to get involved with planning
Please follow all applicable city, state and federal guidelines for pandemic safety. We are one community and we must take care of one another. Masks, Distancing and Hand Sanitizer will be available - come prepared or please utilize as appropriate.
A&W Root Beer*
A&W Sugar Free Root Beer*
Pennsylvania Dutch Birch Beer*
Pennsylvania SF Dutch Birch Beer*
Sunny Yellow Lemonade*
Sugar Fee PInk Lemonade*
*Fresh poured in 18 oz cups
Enjoy a foamy mug of your favorite beverage in a 22 oz Mahwah Day 2021 commemorative plastic mug along with a carabiner to conveniently carry it during the day so you can enjoy $1 refills
Add a 3 oz serving (or two) of vanilla ice cream to your favorite beverage and turn it into a truly special, fun treat
It's Oktoberfest time in Mahwah, Pride style. Take a break from the festivities, enjoy a seat at the table under our tent, and make some new friends.
Nothing goes better with root beer than crisp pretzels you slather with mustard. Yum!
A goal of the Mahwah Pride Coalition is to provide information on the LGBTQ+ community to help make Mahwah a more welcoming home town for our LGBTQ+ youth and residents.
100% cotton Mahwah Pride t-shrits. Available in a range of sizes Children's Small through Adult 3XL. Supplies are limited.
Show your Pride and have some Oktoberfest fun with some small treasures and masks
Please complete the survey to let us know when you can help or participate on Mahwah Day!
Following the show, the pieces are being archived at the Mahwah Museum for a future exhibit. The Grand Prize winning piece will be used to promote the 2022 Mahwah Pride Celebration.
PARENTS, FAMILIES AND ALLIES
PROFESSIONAL AND ADVOCACY
Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) young people under age 25. (866) 488-7386
healingSPACE is the sexual violence resource center for all of Bergen County. We provide a confidential 24/7 hotline to survivors of sexual trauma and their loved ones. Support is available to anyone ages 13 years and up who has experienced sexual trauma, whether it happened hours or years ago. 214 State St, Hackensack (201) 881-1733—24 Hour Hotline (201) 487-2227
The Essex LGBT Reaching Adolescents In Need (RAIN) Foundation is a 501(c)3 non profit that provides emergency shelter services to address the emergent need of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) individuals experiencing crisis leading to homelessness. Our programs promote self-sufficiency and independence to enhance our residents’ ability to function within their communities. Our programs aim to help adolescents lead healthy, productive and meaningful lives. 168 Park St, East Orange (973) 675-6780
Two recovery and healthcare organizations, Strive Health (Strive) and Veteran and First Responder Healthcare, (VFR), will be providing free confidential crisis counseling to those seeking help in dealing with the recent events affecting the transgender military community.
Suicide Hotline - Available 24 hours - (800) 273-8255
SAGE National LGBT Elder Hotline - Available 24 hours - (877) 360-LGBT (5428)
The Rainbow Cafe started in 2009 as a partnership between the Cresskill Congregational Church, United Church of Christ and Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG). Since then, we have grown to roughly 50-75 teenagers who regularly attend our events from towns and boroughs all across Bergen County. Rainbow Café, 85 Union Ave, Cresskill (201) 568-0608
Health services and group support resources for people ages 13 to 26. They developed two support groups called “First & Third” and “PFLAG” for LGBTQ youth and their loved ones.
ALLIES (Acceptance, Life, Leadership, Identity, Education and Support), a LGBTQ wellness and support group for youth age 14 through 17. ALLIES creates a safe-space to empower LGBTQ youth while providing self-help support strategies, peer connectedness, education, and an environment promoting wellbeing. Wednesdays 5:30-6:30PM – RSVP required. CarePlus NJ,
610 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus (201) 797-2660 x5210
West Bergen Mental Healthcare is pleased to announce a new support group for the LGBTQ+
community, which is the brainchild of the Rainbow Resource Group, an innovative and exciting new service being offered to both the public and community organizations. West Bergen Mental Healthcare, 120 Chestnut Street, Ridgewood
Counseling and crisis management, health and wellness programming, academic enrichment, job readiness, and arts and cultural programming.
Our mission is to create safe and affirming schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Please explore our website to find out more about our work here in Northern New Jersey and to learn about how you can get involved in local and national events.
NJ LGBTQ community portal listing events, news, reviews and calendars. Subscribe to get all updates.
Lists events throughout New Jersey to connect the LGBTQ community. Online directory of New Jersey businesses and a support group calendar organized by issues and geographic locations.
Offers numerous social, supportive, educational, entertaining, and fun events and groups for the LGBTQI community.
We are a vibrant Roman Catholic, parish-based ministry that welcomes, supports and provides spiritual nourishment and advocacy to the LGBTQ+ community and their family and friends. We strive to create an inclusive and welcoming environment where all Chirstians can equally gather in fellowship and worship together. Meetings are held monthly on the last Monday at 7 pm.
271 West Saddle River Rd, Upper Saddle River
The mission of EDGE New Jersey is to respond compassionately and responsibly to the HIV+ and LGBTQ+ communities by providing supportive services, housing opportunities, prevention strategies and education to enhance the community we serve. The vision of EDGE is to empower those we serve to achieve a healthy, safe and self-sufficient life, providing the resources to positively influence their community.
Buddies of New Jersey (NJB), a non-profit, community-based organization, is a resource center offering a network of support for people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Since 1985, NJB has established itself as the foremost resource center serving Bergen and Passaic Counties. Services include case management, substance abuse treatment and counseling, housing assistance, dental services, support groups, transportation, and a food bank. 149 Hudson St, Hackensack (800) 508-7577
Advocacy and Services for LGBT Elders. Talk and be heard at the SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline. We connect LGBT older people who want to talk with friendly responders who are ready to listen. If you are an LGBT elder or care for one, call the free SAGE Hotline, toll-free, Available 24 hours - (877) 360-LGBT (5428)
LGBTQ+ TRANSGENDER RESOURCES
A social group empowering trans and non-binary individuals. Last Wednesday of the month, 7:00PM. Central Unitarian Church, 156 Forrest Ave, Paramus (201) 470-8946
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset is the first hospital in New Jersey to offer specialized primary care services for the LGBTQIA community at our Babs Siperstein PROUD Center. We are committed to providing a safe and supportive environment where you can get the medical care you need at all stages of your life. 110 Rehill Ave, Somerville (885) 776-8334
Resource to help understand what it means to be transgender. Provides information, resources, and advocacy for the transgender community. Learn your rights and how to take action.
Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support for our community that’s been divested from police since day one. We’re run by and for trans people. (877) 565-8860
Instructions to change your gender on your driver’s license in all 50 states.
By meeting people where they are and collaborating with others, PFLAG realizes its vision through: support for families, allies and people who are LGBTQ, Education for ourselves and others about the unique issues and challenges facing people who are LGBTQ, Advocacy in our communities to change attitudes and create policies and laws that achieve full equality for people who are LGBTQ. Third Wednesday 7:30-9:30PM. Temple Beth Or, 56 Ridgewood Rd, Washington Twp (201) 287-0318
Bergen PFLAG provides a safe, friendly place where LGBTQ people, their parents, friends, and others can voice their feelings, fears, concerns and questions about homosexuality, bisexuality, transgender, and other related issues. We maintain strict confidentiality. What is said here, stays here. Paramus (201) 503-4470
LGBTQ Parents and Family Support Group with Monthly meeting. All are welcome. 555 Russell Ave, Wyckoff (201) 891-4595
Join us in our addiction based group for members of the LGBTQ+ community. Fridays, 6:00-7:00PM, Group run by: Elaine Hernandez (she/her/hers) (845) 263-7216 Zoom ID: 963007992 – 22-08 Rte 208, Fair Lawn (551) 500-7560
Membership organization dedicated to prevention and treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse, and other addictions in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer communities.
Mental health resources for addiction and treatment services. Including in person centers. Finding support for substance abuse and mental health in the LGBTQ community. Your recovery is our mission. 866-235-45372
Garden State Equality is New Jersey’s statewide advocacy and education organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. Our main focuses are youth, transgender people, and seniors, and our work on those issues is informed by racial, economic, and disability justice concerns.
National alliance of state-based lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender advocacy organizations.
Through community organizing, education, policy and research, the Community Organizing and Public Advocacy (COPA) Department works towards shifting policy, building power of community members and responding to incidents of anti-LGBTQ violence in order to create systemic change in people’s lives.
Resources for the LGBT population include national survey reports, agency and federal initiatives, and related behavioral health resources.
We are a group of diverse Bergen County residents looking to start up Bergen County's first LGBTQ + Center. We are comprised of members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies. Please complete our survey so we can accurately assess the wants and needs of our community.
Our emcee, Lucie Screws, is here to ensure Mahwah Pride is fun! This beautiful, silly, crazy drag queen fills the room with laughter, love and life! This power house performer grants you all your entertainment wishes.
A gifted pianist, Andrew performs a fabulous solo cover show of exclusively Elton John's canon - both hits and odds and ends from an eclectic career of more than 40 albums varying in style and tone.
Mahwah's own Broadway celebrity! Michael has enjoyed tremendous success as a true ‘song and dance’ man. He has appeared in eight Broadway shows and on the NYC cabaret stage with his one man show “Unfinished”.
Mahwah High School has talent and Veronica and Kaitlyn are giving us a taste of their fabulous vocal stylings. The duo will be performing covers of queer artists' songs.
An accomplished guitarist, Jack performs original and cover songs that keep the crowd truly entertained.
Garden State Equality lifts up the diverse voices of LGBTQ+ communities through education and advocacy to advance the movement for equality in New Jersey and nationally. We work tirelessly to ensure the communities we serve experience lived equality.
Columbia Bank is proud to support pride month in New Jersey and happy to partner with Mahwah Pride on June 24, 2021
Valley is proud to be an LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader, as designated by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Valley has earned this prestigious recognition three years in a row.
Delivering inclusive healthcare and employment opportunities is our lasting commitment and, simply, the right thing to do.
With local programs and events in all 50 states, AFSP’s chapters are at the forefront of suicide prevention. They create a culture that’s smart about mental health through education and community programs, research and advocacy, and support for those affected by suicide.
The mission of the BCLA is to provide a safe space, a resource hub and programs that empower and support the LGBTQ+ community living in and visiting Bergen County region.
A top public college located in Mahwah, NJ, Ramapo is dedicated to supporting the needs of all its LGBTQ+ students. They offer resources to students as they navigate their college experiences.
Learn how to Apply to Ramapo!
All Mahwah High School students are welcome to join the Genders and Sexualities Alliances club. Please stop by our table and meet us.
MHS GSA is happy to be a part of Mahwah Pride!
A Reform Jewish congregation in Mahwah, BHSS is a welcoming community valuing diversity. They are focused on sharing, learning, giving and enjoying.
Church of the Presentation celebrates all of God’s children in a welcoming and inclusive Catholic community. The Fellowship seeks to enhance each individual by celebrating diversity, experiencing connection, community outreach and spiritual nourishment.
If you will be 18 years of age by the November 2, 2021, you can Register to Vote!
If you'd prefer to vote from the convenience of your home, you can Request a Vote by Mail ballot!
The non-profit Mahwah Pride Coalition is a diverse group of Mahwah residents who are committed to supporting the LGBTQ+ community in Mahwah. We are both community members and allies.
Garden State Equality
Township of Mahwah
Valley Health System
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Kerri Brown Graphic Design
The Powley Family
The Bueno Family
Sally and Lee Coda
Megan Duffy Cassella and Family
Caitlin and James Soldo
Susan Steinberg and Norman Murphy
The Schmidt Family
David and Lynne Warshaw
The Galow Family
The Parziale Family
Councilman Robert Ferguson, Twp of Mahwah
Mrs. and Mrs. McCarthy
The Jankowski Family
Kerri Brown - @KBMasquerade
Does your organization provide services and/or support to the LGBTQ+ community? We would love you to support us by sharing your story and providing financial support to offset the costs of the event. You can acknowledge or honor an individual who has supported LGBTQ+ issues or is a member of the community.