Annual Gay Pride festival Jersey Pride, a non-profit organization, organizes an annual Gay Pride festival and parade in Asbury Park every summer. Enjoy musical entertainment from famous performers, hundreds of vendors, memorials, food and celebration at this fantastic event in honor of the gay community in New Jersey. The parade has been an annual tradition for over 20 years! Check the Jersey Pride website for updated information on the event. It is one of the biggest and most popular events in Asbury Park!