Pride Events in NYC: 10 Things to Do in the Final Days of June

Pride Month continues with a range of in-person and virtual events.
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With Pride weekend just days away, there are still many ways that queer New Yorkers can show out for Pride Month. Whether it’s celebrating Pride at home or a local bar, opportunities are beginning to open up. Check out our list of options — from Mets Pride to dance parties and more — to keep the rainbows flowing in the final days of June.

Radical Tenderness: Trans for Trans Portraiture

When: June 24 at 6 p.m.

Where: Zoom

Featuring Zackary Drucker, Eliza Steinbock, and Victoria Munro, the New York Historical Society Museum and Library is offering free highlights from four trans and non-binary portrait artists. Learn more about this virtual event at nyhistory.org.

Protect Black Trans Women Rally

When: June 24 from 3 – 5 p.m.

Where: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Building at 163 West 125th Street in Harlem

New York Transgender Advocacy Group is hosting a rally to denounce the violence against Black transgender women across the country and demand change.

Boxers NYC Pride 

When: Thursday through Sunday June 24 – June 27

Where: 37 West 20th Street in Manhattan

After the coming out of Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib, celebrate Pride at at Boxers NYC sports bar all weekend long. Thursday night will be a RuPaul’s Drag Race Season Six viewing party at 8 p.m.; Friday night will feature DJ Max Damon and Yusef X from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.; Saturday will include the All-Inclusive Latinx party known as Viva La Vida Saturdays from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.; and the festivities will be capped off with a Pride Sunday celebration with DJ JROC from 4 p.m. to 4 a.m. Learn more at instagram.com/boxersnyc.

Henrietta Hudson Pride 

When: Friday through Sunday June 25 – June 27

Where: 438 Hudson Street in Manhattan 

Henrietta Hudson is hosting dance parties throughout the final weekend of Pride Month. Friday night’s festivities will begin at 8 p.m. and feature DJ Christie and DJ Rosyq; Saturday’s Pride entertainment begins at 1 p.m. and will include DJ Mo, Queen Levine, and Mary Mac 5 Star; Sunday’s schedule, beginning at 1 p.m., will bring DJ Tikka Masala, Vero-Ma, and Culi. To learn more, visit tickets, visit tinyurl.com/henspride21.

Lambda Lounge Pride

When: Friday through Sunday June 25 – June 27

Where: 2256 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd in Manhattan

Lambda Lounge will host “Feel Good Friday” with DJ Smoove from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.; DJ Max will be on hand for “Maxeed out Saturday” from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.; and DJ MK will lead the “Sunday Closeout” event on Pride Sunday beginning at 10 p.m.

Mets Pride

When: 4:10 p.m.  June 25

Where: Citi Field, 41 Seaver Way, Queens, New York 

The Mets have a game against the Philadelphia Phillies this weekend at Citi Field in celebration of Pride. The teams are gearing up to play a doubleheader. Fans can buy tickets here. 

House of Yes Dance Party: Pride Edition 

When: 11:oo p.m. June 26

Where: Sony Hall at 235 West 46th Street in Manhattan

New York’s legendary queer nightclub is back with a Pride dance party. Club-goers can secure their tickets on Eventbrite.

STARR’s Kids Pride 

When: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. June 27

Where: Hudson River Park, Pier 45, New York 

The transgender advocacy group STARR is hosting a day of family-friendly Pride activities that includes everything from a BBQ to music, and surprise guests. 

Queering Film: A Mini Film Festival in Rainbow Colors

When: 1 p.m. June 27

Where: 188 Woodpoint Road, Brooklyn, New York

The New Women Space is partnering with the Mott Haven Film Festival and MetaDen for a queer film festival. Tickets cost between $10 to $25 and can be purchased through Eventbrite.

Drag Brunch at Rockaway Hotel

When: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  June 27

Where: The Pool House, 108-10 Rockaway Beach Drive, Queens

Drag queens Ginger Ladd, Dreama Belle, FiFi DuBois, and Islaya will be featured at a local drag brunch in celebration of Rockaway Pride. Guests can reserve a table on the venue’s website.

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