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Official WorldPride NYC 2019 Events

WorldPride NYC 2019 will be one of the biggest pride celebrations ever, and we’re the source for info on all the official events. June will be a very busy month of parties, exhibitions, rallies and more. Read up on the details below, and choose the ways you’ll mark fifty years since the Stonewall Uprising in NYC and a half-century of LGBTQ+ liberation.


Pride Exhibits & Arts Festivals

June 17–19
In partnership with NewFest and the SVA Theatre, OutCinema celebrates Pride with screenings of films about the LGBTQ+ community. Held in Chelsea, this mini-festival features three days of films and special events.

Pride Luminaries Brunch. Photo: Rommel Demano

Pride Benefit Events

Pride Luminaries Brunch
June 23
This exclusive annual event serves to honor inspiring LGBTQ+ business leaders. Mix, mingle and network over brunch with professionals who have made an impact on equality in the workplace.

human rights conference, world pride, Human Rights Conference. Photo: Madison Voelkel

Human Rights Conference
June 24–25
This conference featuring speakers and panels will be a gathering of activists, artists, educators, journalists, policymakers, students and others engaged in LGBTQ+ human rights around the world.

Savor Pride. Photo: Madison Voelkel

Savor Pride
June 28 
Well-known chefs whip up an international menu while providing cooking demonstrations, discussions and tastings in Soho. Socialize and nosh with friends while kicking off Pride weekend in style.

cosplay and pride Cosplay & Pride. Photo: Chris Gagliardi

Pride Dances & Parties

CosPlay & Pride
June 22
Created in partnership with FlameCon and the LGBTQ+ nonprofit Geeks OUT, this cosplay party at Pier 40 will be epic. Get your best outfits ready.

vip rooftop party VIP Rooftop Party. Photo: Ryan Kobane

VIP Rooftop
June 29
An afternoon tea dance held at a rooftop venue with views of the Hudson and Midtown Manhattan, this men’s party serves as a fundraiser for several free Pride events including Family Movie Night, Youth Pride and The March.

Teaze. Photo: Rommel Demano

June 29
On the Saturday afternoon of Pride weekend, this annual women’s dance party brings together a diverse crowd for a tea dance that benefits LGBTQ+ groups.

Pride-Island-Saturday-Manhattan-NYC Photo: Tiffany Sage

Pride Island
June 29–30
This dance party and music festival serves as a central hub for the LGBTQ+ community to celebrate Pride. Held over two days on the Hudson River, it has a history of attracting the biggest entertainers in the world; stay tuned for details on this year’s lineup.

femme fatale, world pride, hudson terrace Femme Fatale. Photo Ryan Kabone

Femme Fatale
June 30
After The March, join more than a thousand women on a Midtown rooftop for one of the hottest girl parties in town. Eat, drink and meet new people at one of Pride’s hottest events, which kicks off with an open bar.

Family Movie Night. Photo: Kate Glicksberg

Family Pride Events

Family Movie Night
June 21
Enjoy an outdoor movie on the Hudson River at this Pride celebration geared towards families. All proceeds benefit Heritage of Pride/NYC Pride and other LGBTQ+ organizations.

Youth-Pride-NYC-Manhattan- Photo: Madison Voelkel

Youth Pride
June 29
This annual gathering for teens and their allies celebrates Pride with fun interactive experiences, games and entertainment. It’s free and open to the public, but registration is required.

NYC Pride March. Photo: Walter Wlodarczyk

Pride March & Rallies

WorldPride Opening Ceremony
June 26
The WorldPride celebration in NYC kicks off with this memorable and exciting event. Stay tuned for more details to be announced soon.

Rally: Stonewall 50 Commemoration
June 28
Join community activists, organizers, politicians and more for this unprecedented moment in LGBTQ+ history. Take a stand, show up in force and make your voice heard in this re-imagined Pride Rally that will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Stonewall.

NYC Pride March
June 30
First held in 1970, the March is an annual civil rights demonstration and celebration of Pride. With the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and WorldPride happening in NYC, this year’s March promises to be one of the largest and most exciting in history.

WorldPride Closing Ceremony
June 30
NYC welcomes all to a final celebration of Pride in Times Square. The evening will feature a full slate of speakers and musical talents representing the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community, including Melissa Etheridge.

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