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Spend Queen City Pride Weekend in Poughkeepsie

By at May 15, 2014 | 6:43 am | 0 Comment

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Planning to enjoy more than a few of the fabulous Queen City Pride events in our lineup? Stay smart and spend the whole weekend in Poughkeepsie with us.   The Holiday Inn Express Poughkeepsie (see it on Google Maps) is centrally located to all of our QCP festivities as well as local landmarks like the Poughkeepsie Train Station, Vassar College, The Culinary

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This is it — Queen City Pride 2014′s Official Lineup!

By at April 18, 2014 | 6:55 am | 0 Comment

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Big Gay Hudson Valley is proud to announce the first-ever Queen City Pride celebration coming to Poughkeepsie the weekend of June 5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th. We've given our classic "Pride Preview Weekend" a new date, new time, and a host of all-new events - but don't worry, the Big Gay Summer Picnic is still there (and coming back to Locust Grove!) Be sure

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Queen City Pride – June 5 – 8, 2014 – Save The Date!

By at March 9, 2014 | 9:18 am | 0 Comment

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Big Gay Hudson Valley is proud to announce the first-ever Queen City Pride celebration coming to Poughkeepsie the weekend of June 5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th. We've given our classic "Pride Preview Weekend" a new date, new time, and a host of all-new events - but don't worry, the Big Gay Summer Picnic is still there (and coming back to Locust Grove!) All are invited to

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Show Your Love Ball Comes to Poughkeepsie This Valentine’s Day

By at January 14, 2014 | 9:09 pm | 0 Comment

The Event On Friday, February 14th, Big Gay Hudson Valley will host its first-ever Valentine’s Day event for the Hudson Valley LGBTQ community and their friends and allies. Created for everyone – single and the partnered – the "Show Your Love" Ball will take place at the spectacular Locust Grove Estate on Route 9 in Poughkeepsie from 7pm to 11pm. Upon arrival

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Big Gay Hudson Valley Magazine [Spring 2013] Now Available!

By at April 15, 2013 | 1:51 pm | 0 Comment

BGHV Magazine Spring 2013 Issue 2

Springtime has sprung!  Our second issue of Big Gay Hudson Valley Magazine (Spring 2013) is dedicated to making the most of the new season.  Inside our this all-digital edition you'll find: A "Local Color" highlight of openly gay Wappingers Falls Mayor Matt Alexander A "CityGuide" look at the artsy, fun & funky sights in Beacon, Fishkill & Wappingers

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Pride Preview Weekend 2013: May 24, 25, and 26

By at April 8, 2013 | 8:05 am | 4 Comments

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[column width="30%" margin_right="3%"] Friday Night "Kick-Off" Party at Canvas in Downtown Poughkeepsie [/column][column width="30%" margin_right="3%"] Saturday Night "Sunset" & "Red Ribbon" Cruises on the Hudson River from the Poughkeepsie Waterfront [/column][column width="30%" margin_right="4%"] Sunday Night 5th Annual Pride Preview Picnic in Tymor Park,

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Hudson River Ventures’ Sean Eldridge and Aimee Vargas of Empire State Development Join Big Gay Hudson Valley For New York State Gay & Lesbian Tourism Marketing Conference

By at March 7, 2013 | 3:53 pm | 0 Comment

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Hudson River Ventures’ Sean Eldridge and Aimee Vargas of Empire State Development Join Big Gay Hudson Valley For New York State Gay & Lesbian Tourism Marketing Conference Leading Names in Economic Development and Tourism Added to March 27th Conference Agenda to Inspire Business Owners and Leaders March 7, 2013 – POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Businesses looking for

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BGHV to Attend the First-Annual NY Travel Fest on April 20th & 21st

By at March 6, 2013 | 8:30 am | 0 Comment

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Big Gay Hudson Valley is heading down to New York City for it's first-annual "NY Travel Fest" to spread the word about what's good and what's gay in our backyard.  The festival is on April 20th & 21st, so stay tuned for more info as the date draws closer.  In the meantime, read more about the festival below.   The Inaugural New York Travel Festival Celebrates

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Save the Date: Pride Preview Weekend 5 is Coming!

By at February 23, 2013 | 4:18 pm | 0 Comment

Pride Preview Weekend 2013 Save the Date

That's right folks, the Hudson Valley's biggest & gayest weekend of the season is back for its 5th consecutive year!  We've got a whole host of events in the works for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, including our hit "Pride Preview Party", which will be hosted this year at the beautiful Tymor Park in Union Vale. Looking for a little

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BGHV Announces Our First-Ever “New York State Gay & Lesbian Tourism Marketing Conference”

By at January 31, 2013 | 6:26 am | 0 Comment

New York State Gay and Lesbian Tourism Conference

                                Big Gay Hudson Valley Hosts First-Annual Conference Focused on Gay & Lesbian Tourism Marketing in New York State Local group organizes one-day retreat for businesses and tourism professionals featuring

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About BGHV

At Big Gay Hudson Valley we believe that a community is only as strong as the sum of its parts, so we focus on local businesses and groups and encourage visitors to think local first whenever possible. Showcasing fresh, original items of interest to the LGBTQ community and its allies, the site spotlights the efforts of local grassroots organizations that promote the diversity of the region. In addition, Big Gay Hudson Valley hosts its own events and happenings to bring the region’s myriad organizations together.

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