New York City LGBT Pride 2016: Here are the the top 5 trending events that should be on every millennial’s radar –
When: June 25th from 3-10pm
Where: Hudson River Park Pier 26
Price: $25 for General Admission and up to $950 depending on package
Teaze is NYC’s biggest Pride event exclusive to women. After 10 years of successful productions, they have decided to shake things up this year with interactive experiences, celebrity performances from artists like Mya, and an all star DJ line up including Lindsey Lohan’s talented ex GF: DJ Samantha Ronson
When: Sunday June 26th 11am-6pm
Where: Hudson Street between Abingdon Square & W. 14th Street
Price: Free.com, unless you would like VIP access, which is $35
For the past 22 years, PrideFest has been invading NYC with it’s annual LGBTQ street fair. The Fair includes vendors, entertainers, and fun activities that promote equality.
When: June 25th 9pm-2am
Where: BAM Fisher (321 Ashland Pl)
Price: $20 in advance; $25 same day purchase
Everybooty is a great alternative to the typical Pride week event madness. It is an all inclusive, queer-artsy Pride event that showcases queer artists, musicians, dancers, visual artists, drag performers, art installations, live readings etc. The six hour party will take up the four floors of the art institution – from the basement all the way up to the rooftop.
2. RAINBOW FASHION WEEK
When: June 17th- June 24th
Where: See event schedule and location on www.rainbowfashionweek.com
Price: See pricing per event
Rainbow Fashion Week turn three ! The world’s first queer fashion week that showcases queer designers, photographers, models, make-up artist, stylist, merchants and more, thus increasing access for LGBT supportive talents to ensure their future inclusion within New York’s creative pool. This year, they will be empowering audiences to reduce electric energy consumption by coming to us “Carbon Neutral.”
1. NYC PRIDE PARADE 2016
When: June 26th 12pm
Where: Begins at 36th Street and Fifth Avenue and ends in the West Village
Price: Free.com (Yasss!!)
Every June, people come from all over the world for this annual civil rights demonstration that stands up for gay rights.. This year’s theme will be “Equality Needs You,” with awards in the following categories: Best Use of NYC Pride Theme, Best Float, Best Marching Contingent, Best Performance on a Float, Best Marching Band, and Best Dance Performance.