The month of June was chosen for LGBT Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred in 1969. As a result, many of the pride events are held during this month to recognize the impact that LGBT people have had in the world. This list features a selection of youth and family geared events in NYC, that all celebrate Pride. Happy Pride Month!
May 31 & June 1, Gender Conference NYC: Gender Conference NYC provides a supportive space for transgender and gender expansive youths, their families, allies and the professionals in their lives.The Professional Day and Family Day Conference bring together connection, education and empowerment
for community members of all ages.
June 1-30th: The World Mural Project A landmark art initiative launched by NYC Pride for WorldPride/Stonewall 50.
Sunday, June 2: Queens Pride Parade & Festival Queens Pride, the organizer of the 2019 Pride Parade and Festival held in Jackson Heights, Queens, NY, welcomes you to celebrate the 27th parade and festival. First held in 1993, the fight for social justice and the celebration of community continues with this wonderful display of visibility and pride.
Saturday, June 8, 10AM: Brooklyn Pride 5K run: What better way to start off your Brooklyn Pride Saturday than with a morning 5K (3.1 mile) LGBTQIA+ fun run? You'll be joined by hundreds of runners from across NYC and beyond as you race through scenic and historic Prospect Park, and a portion of your registration fee will go toward Brooklyn Pride's newly developed Volunteer Grant, designed to celebrate local non-profit organizations that provide direct support services to the LGBTQIA+ community. All participants must register online!
Saturday, June 8, Brooklyn Multi-Cultural Festival: Join a cross section of the borough’s business, community, and LGBTQIA+ organizations along Fifth Avenue in Park Slope. Come spend the day enjoying the sights, snacks, and great entertainment that borders the festival!
Saturday, June 8, Brooklyn Pride Twilight Parade: Come and be part of the ONLY New York City night time parade. The parade starts around Lincoln Place and ends at 9th St. & 5th Avenue and steps off promptly at 7:30pm.
Thursday, June 13, Stonewall 50 at the Whitney Museum: In collaboration with 2019 Whitney Biennial artist Tiona Nekkia McClodden and inspired by the Meatpacking District’s queer club culture, the Whitney celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots with a free after-hours event featuring DJ SHYBOI, performances, and viewing of the 2019 Whitney Biennial.
Saturday, June 15, Ascend With Pride/Roosevelt Island: Join us for a free Pride celebration for all ages at a NYC monument dedicated to human rights: FDR Four Freedoms State Park!
Monday, June 7, Point Source Youth Conference/NYU: Providing 700 attendees tools to launch solutions that work, so the homeless youth get the housing, services, and care they need.
Friday, June 21, 7:30pm, Family Movie Night/Hudson River Park Pier 45: Family Movie Night, in partnership with HRPT, is back with family-filled fun! Films are appropriate for all ages. Join us as we lounge under the stars.
Saturday, June 29, LGBTQIA & Ally/Teen Celebration at Summer Stage/Central Park: We’re excited to bring back this electrifying experience for LGBTQIA+ and ally teens! A place for young people to celebrate NYC Pride with their friends. Fun interactive experiences, games, and entertainment for all that attend.
Saturday, June 29, Harlem Pride Celebration: Our Harlem Pride 2019 10th Anniversary Celebration Day, is going to be bigger and better this year. We’ve got two stages and more live entertainment! Come on out, bring your family and enjoy the festivities. FREE ADMISSION.
Sunday, June 30, 12pm, Pride March NYC: Out in the streets for the biggest Pride celebration in the world! The first March was held in 1970 and has since become an annual civil rights demonstration. Over the years, its purpose has broadened to include recognition of the fight against AIDS and to remember those we have lost to illness, violence and neglect.
Ongoing through December, 2019, “Nobody Promised Tomorrow” at Brooklyn Museum: The exhibition presents twenty-eight LGBTQ+ artists born after 1969 whose works grapple with the unique conditions of our political time, and question how moments become monuments. Through painting, sculpture, installation, performance, and video, these artists engage interconnected themes of revolt, commemoration, care, and desire.