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15 New York Pride Events You Can't Miss

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New York Pride is this weekend and the next best event is just around the corner.

Another year, another NYC Pride. Of course, New York Pride has quite a few annual events we come to expect, like the Pride March and the Dance on the Pier. But, in a city this size, that doesn't even begin to scratch the surface of the parties and events taking place in all five boroughs.

And no matter what subsets of the community you identify with (or non-conform to), there's almost certainly something for you. Happy Pride!

Fusion by the Anti-Violence Project

When: Wednesday, June 22, 6-9PM

Where: Industry

Cost: $50 at door

"Experience a fun-filled evening of entertainment by Drag Star Peppermint and DJ's Scotty Rox and Sherry Vine. Enjoy delicious cocktails, photos in The Booth and enter to win 2 round trip travel vouchers from JetBlue!"

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MetFridays: Pride

When: Friday, June 24, 5-9PM

Where: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Cost: Free with museum entry

"Celebrate Pride at MetFridays, with tons of events and featuring a silent dance party with Love Heals (Temple of Dendur 5-9 PM), Mix and Mingle LGBTQ Bar (Carroll and Milton Petrie European Sculpture Court 5-9 PM), performances by Ethel and Friends (Great Hall Balcony Bar, 6-6:30 PM, 7-8 PM), the NYC Gay Men's Chorus (Great Hall Balcony, 6:30 - 7 PM 8:30 - 9 PM), poetry readings by DarkMatter (Thomas Watson Library, 1st Fl 6:45 - 7:15 PM and 8:15 - 8:45 PM) and much more."

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Drag March

When: Friday, June 24, 7PM

Where: Tompkins Square Park

Cost: Free

"Gather near 8th – 9th Street and Avenue A entrance to Tompkins Square Park for a wee ritual. Then march begins at 8:00 PM and finishes at the Stonewall Inn where you can relieve your fabulousness."

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Priday

When: Friday, June 24, 10PM-4AM

Where: Slake

Cost: $30-$35 at door

"DJ KATE MOENNIG (TheLWord/ RayDonovan) making her NYC Pride debut!"

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RIOT

When: Friday, June 24, 10PM-3AM

Where: Liberty Hall at Ace Hotel

Cost: $15 online, $20 at door

"The first Gay Pride was a RIOT!

Come dance the night away, decked out in your favorite "Pride Warrior" attire (camouflage, army jackets, glitter everything) or get painted by our glow-paint body artist Joey Suarez!

Beats by DJ Ryan Skyy

Half-time show from Brita Filter (Jesse), Marti G Cummings, & Andrew Barret Cox

A portion of the proceeds are being donated to the Pulse Victims' Fund!"

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Bath House

When: Friday, June 24, 11PM

Where: XL Nightclub

Cost: $25 general admission

"In the early ‘70s, the bathhouse was a symbol of gay freedom, a place to literally shed one’s inhibitions and secrets. Nearly fifty years later, we're recreating the experience by inviting today’s generation to shed their inhibitions—and iPhones—with complimentary towels and a clothing check."

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Siren, Girl Pride

When: Saturday, June 25, 9PM-4AM

Where: Watermark Bar

Cost: $25-$150

"This is it! A Party by Henrietta Hudson with Miss Mugshot Events in conjunction with Anna Hauptmann & Out With the Gay Girls!!! The Party you have been waiting for all year long! Join us at our spectacular open air venue Watermark with sweeping vistas of 3 bridges overlooking the glistening ocean at The South Street Seaport in NYC!!!"

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Bruta Pride: World Premiere

When: Saturday, June 25, 11PM

Where: Daryl Roth Theatre

Cost: $65 general admission

"An all new 360-degree nightlife experience from the masterminds behind FuerzaBruta! Enjoy interactive 4D theatrics, mind-blowing immersive performances and beats by DJ Hector Fonseca at the world premiere of this all new multi-million-dollar production."

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U-Nite Pride

When: Saturday, June 25, 11PM-6AM

Where: Stage 48

Cost: $49 general admission

"Join us for the return of New York City's new monthly event as we unite to bring you a Special Pride Edition... Direct from Sydney, DJ Dan Slater brings the beats with Grammy-Nominated DJ/Remixer Tony Moran to megaclub Stage 48, featuring an all-new, mind-blowing sound system."

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Senor Frog’s Drag Brunch

When: Sunday, June 26, 12-4PM

Where: Senor Frog’s

Cost: Price of brunch w/ unlimited cocktails

"Unleash your fiesta at our world famous Drag Brunch at Senor Frog's with wild performances by NYC's top female impersonators and special guests from the hit television series RuPaul'sDragRace. Live music by the Rolling Frogs Band and a full open bar!"

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Daydream with Joey Arias

When: Sunday, June 26, 2PM

Where: PH-D at Dream Downtown

Cost: $95 for Pride Weekend Combo Pass

"Post Parade Performance by JOEY ARIAS at 3PM

Day Set by DJ RYAN KENNEY 

Night Set by DJ ONE HALF NELSON"

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Pride Bear Blast

When: Sunday, June 26, 3-10PM

Where: Brass Monkey

Cost: Free

"100% BEEF!

THE URBAN BEAR RETURNS TO THE BRASS MONKEY FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL

PRIDE BEAR BLAST!

3 FLOORS OF BIG FUN!

OVER 1,000 BEARS

ROOF DECK WITH KILLER VIEWS

GREAT GRUB + CHEAP BOOZE

MUSIC by DJ Chauncey D (Urban Bear Street Fair)"

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Gay Pride Fireworks Cruise

When: Sunday, June 26, 6PM

Where: Pier 40

Cost: $45 at pier

"Sea Tea celebrates the opening of its 20th season with its annual Gay Pride Fireworks Cruise! This is the best place in town to see all of the Heritage of Pride Fireworks Show over the Hudson River. Join over a thousand guys cruising the Hudson for an evening of music, dance, frolic and fireworks!"

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Night of 1000 Queens

When: Sunday, June 26, 9PM

Where: Stage 48

Cost: $40 general admission

"Grab your favorite wig and twirl with a thousand queens at NYC's largest drag event! Starring Alyssa Edwards, Derrick Barry, Detox, Kennedy Davenport, Naomi Smalls, Pearl, Raja, Roxxxy Andrews, Trinity Bonet, Shangela, Trixie Mattel, and Willam."

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PostPrideHistoryShow by Generations Project and HBO OUT Group

When: Monday, June 27, 6 PM

Where: HBO
Cost: Free

"At this event, we will mingle with the history makers who spearheaded the Gay Rights movement from those who fought back at the Stonewall riots, to those who brought the AIDS epidemic to the world's attention, and others who fought for equality across all aspects of the LGBT community. 

Some of our honored guests will tell their stories, addressing key turning points in history.  With this event, we will continue to bridge the gap between generations and remind us all that there are many reasons to be proud, and so much more work to do."

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