Our Top 14 Events for NYC Pride Month
Though the NYC Pride Parade only lasts one day, dozens of LGBTQIA+ events are happening all over the city for Pride Month this June. We’ve compiled a list of queer parties, talks, and community events that you won’t want to miss!
Pride FCGN (Fuck Clothes Go Naked) by GO NAKED is an all nude social event for anyone who identifies as a man, intended to build a community based on social nudity. All body types and sexual identities are welcome.
WHEN: Friday, June 8th, 7pm-2am
WHERE: Albatross Bar
3619 24th Avenue, Astoria 11103
DETAILS: $10 advance, $15 door, 21+
DecadenceNYC All Women Kink Party is a BDSM/kink party for anyone who identifies as a woman and wants to play with other women. Bring toys and your own booze to this upscale fetish club/playspace to enjoy an inclusive, welcoming community with snacks, drinks, and a comfortable space.
WHEN: Friday, June 8th, 10pm-2am
289 7th Avenue, 4th Floor, New York 10001
DETAILS: RSVP before, pay at the door, 21+
A Conversation with Patrisse Cullors is an event hosted by CUNY Graduate Center and CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies with artist, organizer, and co-founder of Black Lives Matter Patrisse Cullors. Cullors will be receiving an award for LGBTQ activists who promote queer and trans studies visibility in their work and will be speaking with Black Lives Matter co-founder Justin T. Brown.
WHEN: Tuesday, June 12th, 6:30-8pm
WHERE: Proshansky Auditorium
365 5th Avenue, New York 10016
DETAILS: Free, registration available
Lezzertag is a laser tag and bowling event for LBT women and allies hosted by Girl Social Events, which curates events specifically for queer women. There will also be drinks, arcade games, and team bonding.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 13th, 8pm-11:30pm
WHERE: Bowlmor Chelsea Piers
Pier 60, New York 10011
DETAILS: $20 advance, $25 door
Sexpoetivity: Community Pride Workshop is organized by the Asian American Writers’ Workshop and highlights the intersection between sex-positivity and poetry in order to celebrate the work of LGBTQIA+ authors. Sex educator Phoenix Danger will also be there to discuss safer sex education within the queer and trans community.
WHEN: Thursday, June 14th, 7pm-9pm
WHERE: Asian American Writers’ Workshop
112 West 27th Street, #600, New York 10001
DETAILS: Free, RSVP available
Breathwork to Heal the Trauma from Toxic Masculinity is a healing event for all self-identified queer, trans, non-binary, intersex, and GNC people. Breathwork Healer, Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor, and Yoga Instructor Regina (@wolfmedicinemagic) will be teaching a breath control technique “geared toward total release and spiritual growth” for those with trauma caused by patriarchy and toxic masculinity.
WHEN: Tuesday, June 19th, 7pm-9pm
WHERE: Location will be given a week before the event
DETAILS: $33, bring a yoga mat, at least one blanket or towel, a journal, and a writing utensil
Pawed Pride Bear Hug Cuddle Pile is a cuddle event for anyone who identifies as male that welcomes all ages, body types, and backgrounds. This is a non-sexual environment with clothing required that aims to provide guests with increased oxytocin, reduced blood pressure, and a feeling of warm, fuzzy, safety all night.
WHEN: Tuesday, June 19th, 8:30pm-10pm
WHERE: 3F Studios
51 West 14th Street, New York 10011
DETAILS: Free prior registration required, suggested $20 donation at door
Big Gay Roller Skate: Pride Edition is a skating event featuring cocktail hour, a drag show on skates, rinkside bar and dining, and contests + prizes. Hosted by Girl Social and Guy Social, this month’s theme is Pride: Colors of the Rainbow, Unicorns, Neon, Glitter, Glitz & Glam.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 20th, 6pm-10pm
WHERE: LeFrak Center at Lakeside, Prospect Park
171 East Drive, Brooklyn 11225
DETAILS: $20 advance, $25 at the door
Chill N’ Design: Pride Edition is a lowkey workshop hosted by jewelry company BlackQueerMagic celebrating Black and POC LGBTQ resilience. There will be vendors, unlimited jewelry supplies, wine, snacks, and conversations around community building, community support, and sustainability.
WHEN: Friday June 22nd, 7pm-9pm
WHERE: New Women Space
188 Woodpoint Road, Brooklyn 11211
DETAILS: $35, 21+
Glitterati PRIDE: No Place Like Home is sparkle-themed event featuring glitter bombs, edible glitter, sparkle motion dancers, glamour shots, and more. All are welcome, but glitter and glitz are required for entry. We’ll be there covering the party, so make sure you stop by to get your photo taken — maybe you’ll make it on The Afterglow!
WHEN: Friday June 22nd, 10pm-4am
WHERE: House of Yes
2 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn 11237
DETAILS: $20-$30, 21+
Hot Rabbit’s Bad Habit Pride: NYC Dyke March After Party features DJs, performances, live visuals, and photography. This event is benefitting the NYC Dyke March.
WHEN: Saturday June 23rd, 10pm-4am
WHERE: Lot 45 Bushwick
411 Troutman Street, Brooklyn 11237
DETAILS: $15-$20, $40 when combined with Hot Rabbit’s 6/22 event Priday, 21+
Everybooty is a four-floor radical evening of performances, installations, DJs, readings, and drinking with the goal of “bringing together the too often fractured queer communities of New York City.” This year’s lineup includes drag pioneer Crimson Kitty, trans performance artist NIC Kay, burlesque dancer and sideshow performer Zoe Ziegfeld, and AORTA Films.
WHEN: Saturday, June 23rd, 9pm
WHERE: BAM Fisher
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn 11217
Queer Care Fair: Wellness and Chill is a day of accessible healing modalities to celebrate pride weekend. The fair includes massages, yoga, meditation, a clothing swap, CBD products, organic snacks and tea bar, tarot, astrology, acupuncture, reiki + energetic attunements, organic vegan tattoos, a plant sale, music, and dancing.
WHEN: Sunday, June 24th, 12pm-10pm
WHERE: Earth Arts Center
936 Madison Street, Brooklyn 11221
DETAILS: $5 cover, costs of wellness services vary by practitioner $5-$50 sliding scale
KUNST Pride Day and Night Party is a multi-room celebration with dozens of performances by people like Horrorchata, Mazurbate, Sateen, and Harajuku. There will be beach toys and beach babes, as well as hosts including Gaga Boone, Uglyworld, and Jacolby Satterwhite.
WHEN: Sunday June 24th, 3pm-4am
599 Johnson Avenue, Brooklyn 11237
DETAILS: $20-$30, 21+