The Best Ways to Celebrate PRIDE Month in New York

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Every year, cities around the world gather to celebrate LGBT Pride in commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. Show your support, celebrate and enjoy Pride month by attending the best events going on in New York.

 

1 Get Your Pride Ride On

Get your Pride Ride on at SWERVE Fitness from June 22-June 24, and get a PRIDE shirt while you're at it! SWERVE will be donating a portion of proceeds from these shirts and all pride rides to The Trevor Project, an organization that provides crisis prevention and suicide intervention for LGBTQ youth. For full schedule of PRIDE rides and to book a bike, visit the Swerve website.
Midtown: 21 W. 46th St, Flatiron: 30 W. 18th St

2 Make Rainbow Dumplings at MEGU

Celebrate Pride by making colorful rainbow dumplings at MEGU, alongside Top Chef alum Chef Frances Tariga! Choose from chicken, seafood and vegan varieties and while MEGU's Executive Chef Frances goes through the process of making multicolored dumplings. MEGU will be donating a portion of the proceeds to The Center, in support of the LGBT community. The class price is $135 and includes passed hors d'oeuvres, lots of dumplings, and a selection of beer, wine and sake.
355 W 16th St, New York, NY 10011

3 Turn Up With Time Out New York on June 22

Time Out New York and Visit Austin are hosting the must-go Pride party of the month, in partnership with the Ali Forney Center. Expect dancing, drinking, divas and drag as well as much-needed Bud Light on hand with unlimited beer from 7-9:30PM. Performances include 60s surfer beach pop band EmergencyTiara and a performance by Elizabeth James and Ruby Roo. Early Bird tickets: $29 (while supplies last). Ali Forney Center Donation Ticket: $35 (The additional $6 will be donated to the Ali Forney Center, New York's largest LGBTQ youth shelter).
Arena, 135 West 41st Street New York, NY 10036

4 DAYDREAM at PHD Rooftop Lounge on June 25

On June 25th from 2:00PM – 10:00PM, the 7th Annual Pride Celebration will take place at PHD Rooftop & Lounge at DREAM Downtown with appearances by Candis Cayne, living art by Darrell Throne as well as DJ sets by Valissa Yoe and Ryan Kenney. Drink specials include White Sangria with fresh berries, Pitchers of their Sunset Sangria and Wet Dream, Beer, Wine & Bottle service specials.
355 W 16th St

5 Have Some Drag Queen Sips at The W

A sassy surprise much better than happy hour, on June 23 from 3:30pm - 8pm, W New York, W New York - Downtown, W New York - Union Square, and W New York - Times Square will be launching Drag Queen Sips in celebration of Pride. A variety of drag queens will await guests and visitors in the hotel with colorful complimentary cocktails!Drag queens in the lively lineup include Marti Gould Cummings, Monet, Dina Delicious, and Pixie Aventura.
W New York, W New York - Downtown, W New York - Union Square, and W New York - Times Square
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