Glitter is in the air, the Empire State Building is lit up in rainbow and everybody on Grindr is under 10 feet away... You know what that means. NYC Pride is here and with it, a weekend of the best parties celebrating all things LGBTQ. With too many to choose from, we've curated the best highlights below.
Friday, June 24th
WHAT: W Hotels NYC Pride Weekend Celebration
EXPECT: A night of premium kiki-ing with W Hotels' gay pride kiki kit, including a cocktail and board games.
WHERE: W Hotel Times Square, Manhattan
WHEN: Friday, June 24 from 8PM - CLOSE
WHAT: Ostbahnhof Pride by Collapse Factory
EXPECT: Dancing until you "fucking collapse" at a "party for everyone," as forewarned on the event's page. The Collapse Factory is a Bushwick space with three floors of contemporary dance music and ~innovative sounds~ blurring the line between "house, acid and techno."
WHERE: The Gateway, 1272 Broadway, Brooklyn
WHEN: Friday, June 24 from 11PM - 5AM
RSVP: Tickets ($10, $15 @ Door)
Saturday, June 25th
WHAT: VIP Rooftop Party
EXPECT: Rooftop vibes, a phenomenal view, and an open bar from 2PM-3PM offering Reyka Vodka, Milagro Tequila and Sailor Jerry's Rum. Music includes sets by DJs Paulo, Eddie Martinez, and Peter Napoli.
WHERE: Hudson Terrace, 621 W 46th St., Manhattan
WHEN: Saturday, June 25 from 2PM - 10PM
RSVP: Tickets ($69)
WHAT: 4th Annual Pride Ball
EXPECT: An hour of chugging from the Milagro Tequila and Sixpoint Brewery open bar from 7-8PM, before busting a move to sets by Uniiqu3 and Mike Q, as well as special performances by House of Mugler and some special guests to be announced.
WHERE: Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn
WHEN: Saturday, June 25 from 7PM - 2AM
RSVP: Tickets ($20)
WHAT: The Emerald City Ball by Supercinema
EXPECT: Your Wizard of Oz cosplay fantasies coming into fruition, an all-night open bar, and special live performances.
WHERE: McKittrick Hotel, 530 W 27th St., Manhattan
WHEN: Saturday, June 25 from 10PM - 4AM
RSVP: Tickets ($50-$250)
Sunday, June 26th
WHAT: Daytime Disco @ Soho House
EXPECT: Day drinking, speedos and exclusivity! This private party is limited to invitees and those lucky enough to pass a selective RSVP process which includes reviewing your social media profile, with a maximum guest count of +2.
WHERE: Soho House New York, 530 W 27th St., Manhattan
WHEN: Sunday, June 26th from 1PM - 8PM
WHAT: Margot PRIDE
A rooftop *correction* the self-proclaimed "best roof top in Manhattan" packed with hot guys every Sunday.
WHERE: STK Rooftop, 26 Little West 12th St., Manhattan
WHEN: Sunday, June 26 from 4PM - MIDNIGHT