Listed below are selected events in the city for WorldPride NYC, which coincides with the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Visit nycpride.org for a full list of events.
New York Botanical Garden World Pride Night | Saturday, June 15th
The New York Botanical Garden is proud to take part in this celebration with a very special WorldPride Night inspired by its exhibition The Living Art by Roberto Burle Marx. Join them for an evening full of Brazilian art, culture design, and more with caipirinhas, Samba dancing, and music from top Brazilian artists and DJs! Learn more at nybg.org.
OutCinema Film Showing | Monday, June 17th through Wednesday, June 19th
NYC Pride’s OutCinema, in partnership with NewFest and the SVA Theatre, celebrates LGBTQIA+ pride and community with three days of films that speak to the LGBTQIA+ experience. Featuring specially curated screenings followed by Q&As and open bar after-parties, this event provides a wide variety in LGBTQIA+ cinema that reflects the community. OutCinema helps to raise needed funds for NYC Pride and NewFest to help continue their annual programming. Learn more here.
Family Movie Night | Friday, June 21st at 6:30pm
Family Movie Night, in partnership with HRPT, is back with family-filled fun! Films are appropriate for all ages. We’re thrilled to announce the film for this year’s Family Movie Night: Coco! Family Movie Night is free for all guests to enjoy. All proceeds benefit Heritage of Pride/NYC Pride and other LGBTQIA+ organizations. Learn more here.
Human Rights Conference | Monday, June 24th through Tuesday, June 25th
NYC Pride’s Human Rights Conference is an exciting gather of activists, artists, educators, journalists, policymakers, students, and others engaged in LGBTQIA+ human rights around the world. This two-day conference provides a unique opportunity for a global dialogue about human rights, ranging from performances to presentations, politics to policies, and activism to academics. The conference takes place at New York Law School, and tickets can be purchased here.
World Pride Opening Ceremony | Wednesday, June 26th at 7:00pm
This opening ceremony will be formatted as a benefit concert at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Proceeds from the ticket sales to this historic concert event will support Ali Forney Center, Immigration Equality, and SAGE – three leading organizations in the LGBTQIA+ movement in New York City. Whoopi Goldberg will host the ceremony, featuring a growing medley of acclaimed speakers and performers. Cyndi Lauper, iconic performer for the LGBTQIA+ community and New Yorkers alike, leads the initial release of the talent line-up. More information and tickets can be found here.
Savor Pride | Friday, June 28th at 6:00pm
After a wildly successful first year, NYC Pride & God’s Love We Deliver are bringing back this one-of-a-kind immersive culinary fundraiser, bringing together LGBTQIA+ and ally chefs to craft a special menu with epicurean delights. Set outdoors on the terraces of God’s Love We Deliver’s headquarters, our chefs will cook up varied menu items while providing in-depth cooking demonstrations, discussions, and delightful tastings. Come mix, mingle and nosh with friends and kick off the weekend in style. Proceeds will benefit NYC Pride and God’s Love We Deliver. Click here for tickets.
Stonewall Rally | Friday, June 28th at 6:00pm
Join us in this commemoration of the Stonewall Uprising in front of Stonewall Inn. The first NYC Pride Rally occurred one month after the Stonewall Riots in June 1969, when 500 people gathered for a “Gay Power” demonstration in Washington Square Park, followed by a candlelight vigil in Sheridan Square. NYC Pride has continued this proud tradition by hosting the event in various locations throughout the city. General Admission is free and available for all! No tickets required.
Youth Pride | Saturday, June 29th at 12:00pm
Come to the place for young people to celebrate NYC Pride with their friends! Fun interactive experiences, games, and entertainment are available for all that attend. This event is free and open to the public under 21, but registration is required. There is a $10 registration fee for individuals 21+. Register here.
Pride Fest | Saturday, June 29th at 12:00pm
PrideFest is our annual LGBTQIA+ street fair that combines exhibitors, entertainers and activities for a day of fun and celebration in the name of equality. PrideFest attracts thousands of out-of-state visitors and brings them together with local residents and families, corporate sponsors, community leaders, and local business owners. Attendance is free! Visit the website for information and location.