Glitter is in the air, the Empire State Building is lit up in rainbow...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.

Wednesday, June 21st

WHAT: NYLON Magazine's Pride Party

EXPECT: Discussing the role of queer people in media, entertainment, and fashion industries, and the importance of their visibility in the current political climate. The panel will be followed by an after-party DJ'ed by Lauren Flax with specialty cocktails being served by Tequila Avión.

WHERE: The Vnyl Black Rose Room, 100 3rd Ave

WHEN: Wednesday, June 21


WHAT: Daybreaker's PRIDE Party

EXPECT: Dancing, DJs & delicious breakfast treats, all while on a boat cruise, of course. Here's the kicker: it's at 6AM, not PM.

WHERE: Hornblower Cruises - Pier 40, 353 West St

WHEN: Wednesday, June 21 6-9am

RSVP: Tickets Sold online

WHAT: Paris is Burning Screening at PUBLIC ARTS

EXPECT: A screening of cult favorite documentary followed by a Q&A with director Jennie Livingston and filmmaker Leilah Weinraub

WHERE: Public Arts, 215 Chrystie Street (Inside Public Hotel)

WHEN: Wednesday, June 21 6-9am

RSVP: Here

Thursday, June 22nd

WHAT: Let's Get In On in PUBLIC

EXPECT: PUBLIC Arts will be hosting a weekend kick-off dance party hosted by long-time nightlife curator Frankie Sharp. The Misshapes, whose regular Thursday night party, LINDA, kicked off this week, will be spinning on The Roof.

WHERE: Public Hotels, 215 Chrystie St

WHEN: Thursday 10pm-4am

RSVP: Here


EXPECT:The Misshapes, whose regular Thursday night party, LINDA, kicked off last week, will be spinning on The Roof with Eli Escobar, Alex Chapman, Ty Sunderland, Joey Quiñoes and (last but certainly not least) Frosé machines. NOTE: Over the weekend PUBLIC will be donating $1 from every drink sold at each of the hotel's outlets including PUBLIC Kitchen, Louis, Lobby Bar, Diego, The Roof and PUBLIC Arts.

WHERE: Public Hotels, The Roof, 215 Chrystie St

WHEN: Thursday 10pm-4am

RSVP: Here

WHAT: Taboo Thursday: Rainbow Edition

EXPECT: Burlesque superstar Chris Harder will be guest go-go boy, joining go-go girls Pearls Daily and Puss-N-Boots for a night of lively '70s dance floor action. DJ Ronnie Magri will be spinning disco, funk and boogie until close.

WHERE: Ethyl's Alcohol and Food, 1629 2nd Ave

WHEN: Thursday, June 22

RSVP: Here

Friday, June 23rd

WHAT: Lucky Pierre

WHERE: Bedlam Bar, 40 Ave. C

WHEN: Friday, June 23rd 10pm-4am

WHAT: Battle Hymn

WHERE: 229 West 28th St

WHEN: Friday, June 23rd 10pm-4am (Sunday, 5pm-5am)

WHAT: Home for Pride at Wythe Hotel

EXPECT: Join us for an intimate affair atop the Wythe Hotel this Friday. Along with a diverse weekend of events for all, a brand new lobby art installation by Caroline Wells Chandler will be on view. You can purchase individual tickets for events, or make the most of it with the all-access Weekend Pass.

WHERE: Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Ave

WHEN: Friday, June 23rd 7pm, 8-10pm

RSVP: Here

WHAT: Phoenix Fridays PRIDE

WHERE: Phoenix Bar, 447 E 13th St, New York, NY

WHEN: Friday, June 23rd 10pm-4am

RSVP: Here

WHAT: PRIDE 2017 at Black Flamingo

WHERE: Black Flamingo, 168 Borinquen Pl, Brooklyn

WHEN: Friday, June 23rd 10pm-4am

RSVP: Tickets Here

WHAT: GAYLETTER's Drag Race Finale Viewing Party

EXPECT: To kick off GAYLETTER's series of New York Pride parties, SPiN will hold a viewing party for the season finale of Drag Race. Play some ping-pong, have a kiki, watch some performances, and take some cute pics.

WHERE: SPiN New York, 48 East 23rd St

WHEN: Friday, June 23rd 7pm-12am

RSVP: Here

WHAT: Pride Island

EXPECT: The first of a three-day event will be introduced with multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter Deborah Cox with her classic R&B tunes while DJ Lina spins on the 1s and 2s. Finishing the evening, Patti Labelle hits a high note with her powerful vocals and timeless hits. Reyka Vodka will be served in specialty cocktails and offering the chance for you a friend to win a trip to Iceland.

WHERE: Hudson River Park; Pier 26

WHEN: Friday, June 23rd 5:30pm-10pm (Saturday 2pm-10, Sunday 2pm-10pm)

RSVP: Here

Saturday, June 24

WHAT: All-Ages Pride Party

WHERE: Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby St

WHEN: Saturday, June 24th 2pm-4pm

RSVP: Here

WHAT: LADYFAG's Holy Mountain

WHERE: Slake, 251 West 30th St

WHEN: Saturday, June 24th 10pm-5am


WHERE: The Pines Club, Fire Island

WHEN: Saturday June 24th- Sunday, June 25th

WHAT: PRIDE Party at Wu Room

WHERE: Wu Room

WHEN: Saturday June 24th 10pm-4am

WHAT: G House Pride

WHERE: Black Flamingo, 168 Borinquen Pl, Brooklyn

WHEN: Saturday, June 24 10pm-4am

RSVP: Tickets Here

WHAT: Peechy Keen Pool Klub Pride Edition

EXPECT: Pride, peaches, and pools!

WHERE: Hotel Americano, 518 W 27th St

WHEN: Saturday, June 24 1pm-7pm

RSVP: Here

WHAT: Pride at the Wythe

EXPECT: Continuing the Wythe Hotel's week long pride celebration with DJ Aquaria and Hannah Lou.

WHERE: Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Ave

WHEN: Saturday, June 24 7pm-9pm

RSVP: Here


EXPECT: The most exclusive rooftop venue overlooking NYC hosts the seventh anniversary of the VIP Rooftop Party with specialty cocktails by Milagro Tequila.

WHERE: Hudson Terrace

WHEN: Saturday, June 24th 2pm-10pm

RSVP: Here

WHAT: Teaze

EXPECT: Teaze's NYC Pride event is exclusively for women and are shaking things up with a new rooftop location, celebrity performances, and more. An all-star DJ line-up including DJ Taryn Manning (Star of Orange is the New Black) and Tatiana. Reyka

WHERE: The DL, 95 Delancey St

WHEN: Saturday, June 24th 4pm-10pm

RSVP: Here

WHAT: Buzzfeed Presents: Glitter Bomb

EXPECT: The annual Buzzfeed pride party presents Glitter Bomb. The party will live up to its name with lots of snacks, dancing, rainbows, glitter, and even more surprises!

WHERE: Villain, 307 Kent Ave, Brooklyn

WHEN: Saturday, June 24th

Sunday, June 25

WHAT: Truth or Dare: A Madonna Party

EXPECT: Madonna everything including the wide range of music she's influenced.

WHERE: Top of the Standard, 848 Washington St

WHEN: Sunday 3pm-9pm

RSVP: Here


WHAT: Sunday's post-parade spot will see the media team from GAYLETTER down in PUBLIC Arts.

EXPECT: Raging music by Joey Quiñones and Chrissy will be accompanied by an array of unforgettable hosts.

WHERE: Public Hotels, 215 Chrystie St

WHEN: Sunday, June 25 11pm-late

RSVP: Here

WHAT: Femme Fatale

EXPECT: The official women's rooftop party with three incredible DJs: Nikki Lions, Mary Mac, and Tatiana. Milagro Tequila will be served in specialty cocktails.

WHERE: Hudson Terrace

WHEN: Sunday, June 25th 4pm-10pm

RSVP: Here

WHAT: Overthrow

EXPECT: 13 Reason's Why star Tommy Dorfman and designer Timo Weiland will be hosting the event with music by The Trainers and drinks by Babe Rosé. All donations go to LGBT Center.

WHERE:9 Bleecker St

WHEN: Sunday, June 25th 7pm-9pm

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