NYC - The Official Guide

NYC Pride Marches & Rallies

In 1970, to mark one year since the Stonewall Uprising, the first Pride March made its way from the Village to Central Park, blazing a trail for future Pride celebrations here and around the world. With the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and WorldPride in NYC, this year’s March is going to be epic—but it’s just one of many rallies, parades and celebrations happening throughout the five boroughs this June. Read on for dates and details below.

Queens Pride Photo: Ryan Tiscareno

Queens Pride
June 2
Kick off Pride Month in Queens at the 27th annual Queens Pride Festival, which starts with a parade at noon down 37th Avenue (from 89th Street to 75th Street) and culminates in a party full of vendors and performances.

brooklyn twilight Photo: Walter Wlodarczyk

Brooklyn Twilight Pride Parade
June 8
Join the only Pride parade in New York City that commences at dusk, marching proudly through the streets of Brooklyn's Park Slope neighborhood. The parade starts promptly at 7:30pm.

1 bronx world pride Photo: Ed Garcia Conde/ WelcomeToTheBronx

1 Bronx Pride Festival
June 23
Celebrate Pride in the Bronx with a march, rally, family events and live entertainment. A rally takes place at Bronx Borough Hall, followed by a march; the festival takes place down at 149th Street and Third Avenue, where vendors and performers celebrate the borough's diversity. 

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

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

pride march Photo: Jen Davis

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. The evening will feature a full slate of speakers and musical talents, including Melissa Etheridge, representing the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community.

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