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Every NYC Pride Event You Need to Attend This Year

Updated On 05/30/2018 at 05:41PM EST Updated On 05/30/2018 at 05:41PM EST
Friday
Jun 1
Flatiron
Roving club Girl Social kicks off Pride Month with a chill night of board games and $4 beer specials at Slate NY.
Saturday
Jun 2
Prospect Heights
This free party at the Brooklyn Museum will feature a drink and draw session hosted by queer style website DapperQ, a talk on queer zines, poetry readings by Brooklyn-based poets, and more cultural, LGBTQ programming.
Sunday
Jun 3
Jackson Heights
You don’t have to live in the borough to kick off Pride in Queens! The 26th edition of this march and festival will feature live drag acts, dance groups, vendors, and food.
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Sunday
Jun 3
Astoria
An after-party at the oldest gay bar in Queens kicks off at 1pm with drag queen bingo, and goes all night long.
Tuesday
Jun 6
Gowanus
Ample Hills’ monthly community building event returns with a pay-what-you-want sundae bar, a special Pride ice cream flavor, and postcard writing. A dollar of every pre-packed pint will benefit Brooklyn Pride.
Saturday
Jun 9
Prospect Heights
Cheer for Saturday morning runners in Prospect Park at this LGBTQIA+ fun run. A portion of hundreds of runners’ registration fees will benefit immigrants rights organization Make the Road, New York.
Saturday
Jun 9
Bushwick
Over a thousand LGBTQ folks are expected at this Brooklyn Pride extravaganza led by DJ Whitney Day.
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Tuesday
Jun 12
West Village
Gays against Guns and Drag Queen Marti Gould Cummings will recreate Pulse Nightclub’s legendary Twisted Tuesdays party in a benefit to commemorate the Pulse community.
Saturday
Jun 16
Greenpoint
The pop-up dinner party for female-identifying and gender-nonconforming LGBTQ folks will host its biggest event yet: a queer group wedding, complete with a ritzy reception.
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Sunday
Jun 17
The Bronx
Expect live music, dancing, drag and 15,000 LGBTQIA+ folks at the Bronx’s own Pride festival.
Monday - Wednesday
Jun 18-20
Chelsea
The three-day film fest celebrates Pride and community with screenings at The SVA Theatre, Q&As, after-parties, and booze.
Tuesday
Jun 20
Williamsburg
Listen to LGBTQ speakers with a complimentary beer from Brooklyn Brewery at the second annual storytelling event.
Wednesday
Jun 20
Prospect Heights
This Pride-themed roller skating party features contests, prizes, and special guest drag queens.
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Thursday
Jun 21
Williamsburg
Videology will screen the classic campy lesbian flick, But I’m A Cheerleader: the tale of a teen sent to a (spoiler: very campy) gay conversion center.
Thursday
Jun 21
Midtown West
This beloved women’s pool party is back with a special Pride edition at DIP Aquabar and Lounge.
Sunday
Jun 24
Down Fifth Avenue
Also referred to as the parade, this is the crown jewel of Pride month, with 450 different marching contingents and more than a hundred floats. Here’s the parade route. For lighter crowds, watch by Madison Square Park, and for a full-on extravaganza, observe below Union Square.
Sunday
Jun 24
Hell's Kitchen
This women’s rooftop party at Hudson Terrace will include an open bar from 4-5pm. and several ladies first DJ sets.