2nd annual Pocono Pride Festival will be held Sunday in Stroudsburg – Pocono Record

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Let the Rainbow Pride flags fly: Pride Month kicks off Sunday in Stroudsburg.

You can show your support for theLGBTQ community at the PoconoPride Festival taking place noon to 5p.m. at Courthouse Square, 600 Main St.

The gathering now in its second year is organized by the Pocono Chamber of Commerces LGBTQ Business Council as a way to support and promote the LGBTQ community.

We are very proud to be holding this festival in the Poconos to truly bring awareness to inclusion and diversity throughout all of the communities, HaydenRinde, manager of the Pocono Chamber of Commerce, said. And to be able to partner with the organizations in the community that focus on inclusion and diversity day in and day out, and to give them a platform to be able to connect directly with the community.''

An estimated 60 vendors will be part of the event including Novus, a sponsor of the festival that will offer free HIV and STD testing on site, according to Rinde.

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Drag queen performersClan Ann (Carol Ann Carol Ann andSharron Ann Husbands), who were at last years Pocono Pride, will emcee the 2022 vent.

The cheeky duowas founded on the streets of Philadelphia in 2011 "after an altercationwith three prostitutes and a lady cop, the festivalwebsite says. Whether solo or together, Clan Ann is fun from beginning to end. Their unpredictable antics and love of games, Broadway, and boys make them the perfect pair for any event.

Pocono Pride also will feature a drag show featuring five or six performers.

Local musical artists such as HOLDN, Rubix Pube, Brother Bear, Nimbus Cloud and Holy Roasters will grace the stage.

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Food options will include options from Angels Cook Catering, Atomic Hogs Pit Barbecue, Savory Eats, RK Mobile Foods, and Curd Zone, along with buzz-worthy beverages from Shawnee Craft Brewery, Banters Hard Cider, and Tolino Vineyards.

If you go: PoconoPride Festival, noon to 5p.m. Sunday, Courthouse Square, 600 Main St., Stroudsburg. Visit poconopridefestival.com

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