It’s Pride Month! While Jersey City celebrates Pride in August, here are some events going on in New Jersey and New York this month to celebrate Pride Month.
Hudson Pride Center offers many weekly and monthly community events and group meetings for local LGBTQIA+ individuals looking for a safe space. You could always look through their calendar for a schedule of their community events.
Keep an eye out for a list of Pride events in August!
North Jersey Pride Festival
June 9 @ 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Maplewood Memorial Park, Maplewood, NJ
If you can find the time and transportation, the ninth annual North Jersey Pride Festival is happening on June 9th in Maplewood! It’s a family-friendly celebration with hundreds of vendors and food.
First Annual Pride Night at Trenton Thunder
June 10 @ 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Arm & Hammer Park, 1 Thunder Rd, Trenton
Stop by for the first Pride Night with Trenton Thunder and the NJ LGBT Chamber of Commerce! There’ll be a special Pride Hat Giveaway to the first 1,000 fans ages 14 and older, and a special pre-game networking event with special guest appearance by Billy Bean. Tickets are $20 each and include admission to the game + a food voucher.
Hudson Pride Center LGBTQ+ Prom 2019
June 15 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
161 Newkirk Ave, Jersey City
We know we said outside of JC, but Hudson Pride Center is hosting its annual LGBTQIA+ Prom at the Culinary Arts Institute at Hudson County Community College. It’s a safe and inclusive space for anyone between the ages of 15 and 22, and it’s free!
Union County Pride in the Park
June 15 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Stop by Union County’s inclusive and affirming celebration of family, equality, diversity, and acceptance with music, family activities, PRIDE art, and more. There’ll be a full schedule of entertainment and activities.
June 17 – June 19
SVA Theatre, 333 W 23rd St, New York
Celebrate LGBTQIA+ pride and community on film over three nights of Q&As, screenings, and after-parties.
Library After Hours: Pride
June 21 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York
Celebrate WorldPride at the New York Public Library after hours! You’ll have access to the exhibition Love & Resistance: Stonewall 50, a drag show, readings, and more. It’s 21+ (ID required) and tickets are $15.
Cosplay & Pride
June 22 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Pier 40, 353 West St, New York
Join NYC Pride and Geeks OUT for their Cosplay event with special guests Petra Fried and Drag Race alum Aja.
Human Rights Conference
June 24 – 25
New York Law School, 185 West Broadway, New York
The NYC Pride Human Rights Conference is a two-day conference inviting a global dialogue about human rights, ranging from performances to presentations, politics to policies, and activism to academics.
Rally: Stonewall 50 Commemoration
June 28 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Stonewall National Monument, Gardens in Christopher Park, New York
Honor the 50th commemoration of the Stonewall Uprising.
Youth Pride: WorldPride 2019
June 29 @ 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Summerstage, Central Park, New York
Teens and allies are welcome to celebrate Pride with entertainment, games, and interactive experiences. Ava Max is headlining! It’s free for anyone under 21, and $10 for anyone 21+. Registration is required.
June 30 @ 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
4th Avenue between Union Square and Astor Place, New York
WorldPride’s annual PrideFest is back! Enjoy the street fair featuring exhibitors, entertainers, and activities all day.
NYC Pride March
June 30 @ 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM
One of the biggest Pride marches in the world, New York’s Pride March this year has the following Grand Marshals: POSE, Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, Gay Liberation Front, The Trevor Project, and Monica Helms. It starts at 26th St and 5th Ave.
19th Annual Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival
August 24 @ 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Newark Ave Pedestrian Plaza
Save the date – the Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival is happening on August 24th!