Your Guide to 2024 Pride Weekend in New York: The Parties and Events

Global Pride Month culminates this weekend with the annual NYC Pride March on Sunday. But the party has already started — here’s a look at the daytime events and nighttime celebrations taking place around the city.

Cynthia Erivo Headlines Pride Live’s Stonewall Day 2024

Pride Live will mark the 55th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion, and grand opening of the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center, on Friday. Cynthia Erivo will headline the free ticketed celebration, with additional performances by Betty, Conchita Wurst and Loren Allred. The event takes place at the Public Square and Gardens at Hudson Yards starting at 5 p.m.

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Cynthia Erivo
Cynthia Erivo

Pride in Times Square

In collaboration with Playbill, Times Square is hosting a lineup of free events throughout Pride weekend. The schedule includes a Broadway Pride Block Party on Friday with performances by Broadway and Off-Broadway artists, appearances by drag performers during the day, and the third annual Big Broadway Disco on Saturday evening. On Sunday, catch the Playbill Pride Float as it sets off for the NYC Pride March on Fifth Avenue.

Mets Pride Night

The Mets are hosting its annual Pride Night celebration on Friday, ahead of its game against the Houston Astros at Citi Field. The pre-game event will feature DJs, themed cocktails and Pride-themed merchandise, with a portion of proceeds from ticket sales donated to NYC Pride initiatives.

Join Ladyfag Outdoors at LadyLand

LadyLand, the Pride weekend music festival hosted by nightlife personality Ladyfag, is returning to Under the K Bridge in Brooklyn. The two-night outdoor event takes place on Friday and Saturday, kicking off with Tinashe as Friday night’s headliner.


Take a Queer History Walk With the Whitney Museum

Throughout June, the Whitney Museum has hosted walking tours exploring nearby LGBTQIA+ historical landmarks. The final two tours are set for Friday evening and Sunday afternoon, and will take visitors around the neighborhood to the Hudson River piers and local social spots — Mineshaft, Lee’s Mardi Gras Boutique — that have fostered the community. The walks are free and although currently sold-out, walk-ups may be accommodated; for those who wish to DIY the walk, a map is available online.

Pride Sets Sail to Benefit the Hetrick-Martin Institute

Classic Harbor Line, which offers sailboat tours leaving from Chelsea Piers, has teamed up with the Hetrick-Martin Institute. A two-hour Pride Sail is set for 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, and will sail by lower Manhattan landmarks including the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. All of the $125 per person net ticket cost will be donated in support of HMI’s initiatives for LGBTQIA+ youth.

House of Yes Keeps the Dance Party Going

Brooklyn nightclub and performance venue House of Yes is hosting a full weekend of Pride parties. The lineup kicks off with Gay Prom on Friday night, followed by a collaborative party at nearby venue 99 Scott on Saturday and ending with a late-night Pride Night party on Sunday.

Susanne Bartsch Hosts Boom! Pride

Famed nightlife producer Susanne Bartsch is hosting her annual Pride party on Saturday at the Standard High Line. Taking place across the hotel’s 18th floor venues — Top of the Standard, aka Boom, and Le Bain — the late-night party features a musical lineup that includes Lion Babe, boyyyish, Tom Peters and more.

Susanne Bartsch
Susanne Bartsch

Planet Pride

This year’s Planet Pride party takes place at Brooklyn venue Avant Gardner, kicking off on Saturday and continuing into the early morning. Presented by Jake Resnicow and Ty Sunderland, the large-scale music event is headlined by DJ superduo Duck Sauce (Armand van Helden and A-Trak) and also features performances by Aluna and Betty Who.

Ty Sunderland
Ty Sunderland

On Sunday, Another Outdoor Party…Dreamland: Pride in Central Park 

Dreamland takes over the Central Park SummerStage at Rumsey Playfield on Sunday from 3 to 10 p.m. Musical performers at the ticketed event include John Summit, Disco Dom and Suri.

MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - DECEMBER 07: DJ John Summit performs during Ocean Drive's Art Of The Party celebrating Alessandra Ambrosio at Fontainebleu on December 07, 2023 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Aaron Davidson/Getty Images for Ocean Drive)
DJ John Summit

NYC Pride March

The annual Pride March is a public march commemorating the Stonewall Uprising and start of the modern gay rights movement. This year’s march kicks off at noon on Sunday, with the route starting at 25th Street and Fifth Avenue and continuing downtown through Chelsea and the West Village to its finish line at 16th Street and Seventh Avenue. The 2024 theme is “Reflect. Empower. Unite.,” calling for collective action from the LGBTQIA+ community and allies.

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