The 2014 High Heel Drag Race Benefits Animal Alliance and Kick’s Off The Halloween Week In New Hope
The Greater New Hope Chamber of Commerce (GNHCC) presents the 11th Annual High Heel Drag Race on Sunday, October 26th 2014 to benefit Animal Alliance. New Hope’s own Miss Pumpkin will be hosting the race at 6:30p.m. held on W. Mechanic Street between Main Street and New Street. Road will be closed from 3:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. for this event.
Calling all high heel fashionistas to be part of this fantastic event. Racer registration is free of charge and begins at 4:30p.m. in front of the New Hope Visitor Center; racers must be dressed in Halloween attire with heels to match.
The most exciting part of this year’s activities is that the GNHCC has added even more fun activities to the day including a pet costume contest co-sponsored with Animal Alliance and a Red Carpet Photo Shoot with costumed animals and drag queens! Local businesses have also joined the excitement as sponsors of the event.
Registration for the pet costume contest is from 4:00p.m. to 4:30p.m. in front of the New Hope Visitors Center. There is a $10 entry fee with proceeds benefiting Animal Alliance & GNHCC. The pet costume contest will promptly begin at 5pm.
Pictures can be taken on the Red Carpet Photo Shoot with costumed dogs & New Hope’s finest drag queens for a $10 photo fee includes 4 snapshots on the red carpet. Proceeds benefit Animal Alliance & The GNHCC. Red carpet photos begin at 4pm.
The High Heel Drag Race will be the official kick-off to the Halloween Week, which consist in five participating bars and nightclubs hosting costume contests on specific days assigned; starting on Monday at Triumph Brewing Co., Tuesday at John & Peters, Wednesday at Fran’s Pub, Thursday at The Raven and Friday at Havanas. The top two winners of each location will be eligible to win a grand final prize of $1,200.00 sponsored by Ketel One Vodka and held on October, 31st at Havanas after their contest.
Don’t forget to visit the unique shops & restaurants on W. Mechanic St!
To learn more visit www.facebook.com/visitnewhope or call the GNHCC office at 215.862.9990.
High Heel Drag Race Event Timeline
3:00pm Set up registration/information table
4:00pm Drag Queen Photo Booth $10 Donation
Receive 1 strip of 4 photos with the ladies
4:30pm Registration for Runners No entry fee
Registration for Pet Costume Contest $10 entr
Animal Alliance Pet Adoption & Information
5:00pm – 6:00pm Dog Costume Contest – Animal Alliance Pet Adoption & Information
6:00pm Race Set Up
6:30pm High Heel Race Starts
7:15 – 8:00pm Breakdown & Clean Up