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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Rockville Shows its Pride with Proclamation and Festival

Second Annual Rockville Pride Festival to be Held June 16

Rockville, Maryland, June 4 – Rockville will celebrate its LGBTQ community at the second annual Rockville Pride festival from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 16.

The celebration, presented by the City of Rockville’s Human Rights Commission, will take place in Rockville Town Square and in the second-floor conference room of Rockville Memorial Library, just off the square at 21 Maryland Ave. It will feature live intergenerational performances, educational booths, interactive dialogue, crafts and face painting.

For ADA modifications, please contact the city’s Americans with disabilities coordinator at 240-314-8108,, TTY 240-314-8137 or Relay 711.

Rockville’s Mayor and Council issued a proclamation May 14 declaring June as LGBTQ Pride Month in the city. The proclamation, in part, recognized “the challenges that have occurred throughout history as equality has been pursued, and that equal opportunity and freedom from discrimination are rights for everyone and essential for a well-functioning society.”

Find video of the proclamation presentation with the May 14 Mayor and Council meeting listing at  

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Marylou Berg
Director of Communication

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