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    Pop-up Food Pantry


    Every Saturday in May 2020



    Elkridge Branch Library Parking Lot

    6540 Washington Blvd.

    Elkridge, MD

    Dear Friends,


    Howard County Pride values the safety of all our community members. We have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic as well as adhering to the Center for Disease Control guidelines and Governor Hogan’s directives.


    We are excited to celebrate pride in Howard County in HoCo Pride 2021. The date is currently being determined. Howard County Pride will continue to bring many online interactive activities in the meantime!


    Be on the lookout for fun videos and online fundraisers, so we can stay home and still be connected. If you have ideas or resources to share to engage the gender and sexual minorities, please email info@hocopride.org. Also, visit our Facebook page and HowardCountyPride.org for more information.


    We wish you all the best during these times and look forward to our pride celebration later this year.

  • Past Events

    Pop-up Food Pantry


    Every Saturday in May 2020



    Elkridge Branch Library Parking Lot

    6540 Washington Blvd.

    Elkridge, MD

    Gay Day @ The Mill

    January 18th, 2019

    An Annual Fundraiser to raise money for local LGBTQ+. There is something for everyone - family, friends, new faces. Entertainment. Local Businesses. Auctions & More.

    Pride Shabbat

    June 28th, 2019

    Howard County's first Pride Shabbat was a beautiful experience. A true display of what it means to be part of a community that truly values diversity and inclusion.

    LGBTQIA+ Pride Sunday

    June 23rd, 2019

    The church hosted a spectacularly inclusive service providing educational material, encouraging meaningful conversation, and showing unyielding support to Howard County's LGBTQ community.

    Gay's Got Talent

    May 28th, 2019

    The kid's brought the house down! Standing room only! We had food and drinks, art displays, and a fun talent show featuring dancers, singers, actors, skits, music, and MORE!

    Doughnut Miss Pride! 

    May 18th, 2019

    A table full of fun and sprinkles at our local Hickory Ridge Flea Market!

    Dressed by a Drag Queen

    April 26th, 2019

    The new-to-the-scene Drag Queen, Jessica Wang, made her debut appearance and gave us the best in glam, fashion, and fabulousness!

    Gay Day @ The Mill

    January 26th, 2019

    Featuring LGBT artists, performers, and history, Gay Day @ The Mill was a family event with something for everyone!

    Holiday Meet & Greet

    December 6th, 2018

    A lovely evening of friendship and delight! Live entertainment and delicious food for all!

    Tea Time

    October 20th, 2018

    A beautiful afternoon of tea, scones, and spoken word poetry.

    Kick-Off Event

    June 28th, 2018

    The official launch event for the countdown to the first

    HoCo Pride Festival!