The Woodlands Pride cancels annual festival due to coronavirus concerns

The Woodlands Pride has canceled its festival for Sept. 26. (Courtesy The Woodlands Pride)
The Woodlands Pride has canceled its festival for Sept. 26. (Courtesy The Woodlands Pride)

The Woodlands Pride has canceled its festival for Sept. 26. (Courtesy The Woodlands Pride)

The Woodlands Pride has canceled its annual festival scheduled for Sept. 26 due to concerns of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a press release May 27.



The nonprofit said it plans to celebrate Pride, an annual celebration of LGBTQ rights and freedom, in the fall either through virtual events or small events, depending on local and federal recommendations.



“We will celebrate queer history and the achievements of our community,” the press release said.



Those interested in volunteering may reach out to info@thewoodlandstxpride.org or follow the group on social media.

By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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