The official NYC Pride march this year is June 26 in Greenwich Village, but there's plenty of ways to celebrate, commemorate, or raise hell. Here's a non-exhaustive list of Pride events around the city this month.
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A FUNDRAISER FOR TRANS KIDS, June 4, 7:30 p.m. Drag queen Ginger Snap hosts a show at The Bell House in Gowanus to raise funds for the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund and Lambda Legal to protect gender-affirming care in states stripping trans kids of their rights. Comedian Stacey Cay will host a virtual option via Zoom. General admission $50.
BROOKLYN MUSEUM’S FIRST SATURDAYS, June 4, 5-10 p.m. An all evening free arts event at the Brooklyn Museum. Pop-up artisan market, a talk on reproductive justice, a screening of a short film on trans friendships, and more. Free.
QUEENS PRIDE PARADE, June 5, 12 p.m. Queens Pride parade is back after a two-year hiatus on 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights. Free.
PRIDE IN BAY RIDGE, June 5, 12 p.m. Bay Ridge’s first Pride festival hosted by GayRidge features a picnic, live music and drag, an art show, and more at Owl's Head Park, Pride Hill, 68th St & Shore Rd. (Enter park @ 68th & Bliss Terr.) Rain date is June 12. Free.
THE GAY AGENDA, every Sunday in June, 12:30 & 2:30 p.m. A drag queen Pride brunch at Bushwick's Queen Bar reminding you "THE GAYS ARE A MENACE TO SOCIETY!" Featuring Pixel the Drag Jester and Nikita Petrovna. Tickets start at $50.
QUEER SHORT FILMS, June 9, 7:30 p.m. An outdoor screening of several queer short films from recent years. Hosted by Rooftop Films at Hudson River Park's Pier 46. Free.
THE GIRLS & THE GAYS, June 11, 2-6 p.m. A Pride party from a recently launched lifestyle brand celebrating queer people of color at Flatbush's Rogers Garden. Free.
BROOKLYN PRIDE, June 11. Pride festival along Park Slope's Fifth Avenue with a parade in the evening. Free.
BROOKLYN PRIDE AT HOUSE OF YES, June 11, 11 p.m. DJs Kim Anh, Whitney Day, and Calagna perform at House of Yes for a queer, "over-the-top, all-out expression of love, music, mind-bending visuals and unadulterated freedom." Tickets start at $30.
PRIDE FESTIVAL AT 3 DOLLAR BILL, June 19, 5 p.m.-4 a.m. 3 Dollar Bill is having an all-night Pride Festival featuring Ukrainian folk music documentary and performance to raise money for the Ukrainian trans community, dance and performances hosted by CEECA LGBTQIA+, and a Juneteenth extravaganza with drag performances and live vocals to raise money for trans POC and sex workers through GLITS. Tickets start at $20.
NYC DYKE MARCH, June 25, 5 p.m. The 30th annual NYC Dyke March, a protest march that starts at Bryant Park. Free.
QUEER ASS KARAOKE, June 26, 6-11 p.m. A karaoke and dance party at Brooklyn Music Kitchen from Raw Honey & Funky Reggae, which host events for queer POC. (They're also hosting Queerpalooza June 23-26.) Early bird tickets are $15.