Happy Pride, queer babes! This is officially the biggest party week of the gay year! My head is spinning between all the sexy parties, unique events, and endless plans — not to mention all the hot babes.
It can be super overwhelming when you’re inundated with a new Pride Facebook invite every 30 seconds. So how does a lez decide where to go? That’s where I come in, your trusty GO Mag nightlife aficionado.
Here are all the parties and events you can’t miss this week:
Thursday, June 21
ANYTHING GOES PRIDE @ STONEWALL
Come out to the iconic Stonewall Inn for a special Pride edition of Danielle Presents: Anything Goes Karaoke Night! Sing your heart out on the main level, then dance it out on the upper level. DJ Chauncey D and DJ Lawrence will keep you grooving while Mike, Mel, and Lola will be behind the bar keeping you wet. Come out to the legendary Stonewall (where Pride began!) to sing out, clink glasses, and show your rainbow colors!
PAT PRIDE 2018 @ UNION POOL
PAT invites you to a night of celebration featuring music by DJ Lina, Rimarkable, Amber Valentine, JD Samson, Tyler Jensen, Adair Greene, Caitlin Frame and Beppe Savoni. This monthly party brings together the most eclectic crowds of queers to one central location at Union Pool. The indoor/outdoor space offers ample dancefloor and patio area to chill when you want to meet new cuties.
Friday, June 22
LESBO-A-GO-GO PRIDE @ STONEWALL
Come celebrate the biggest gay party of the year at the longest running Friday weekly LGBTQ dance party! High energy go-go girls rock the stage while rotating DJs get the packed dance floor moving. Fun, friendly and hot bartenders sling cheap drinks so you can make your own herstory where Pride began! Never a cover, not even on Pride Friday! Early arrival suggested. Kick off Pride Weekend at the iconic Stonewall — because where else would you be?
HOT RABBIT’S PRIDAY @ STAGE 48
Come check out Hot Rabbit’s biggest queer dance party ever — Pride edition! 2000 queers in a massive 4 level super club venue! 2 stages! 4 levels! 6 bars! Rooftop! Beats by DJ Tatiana, DJ Rimarkable and more — sexy burlesque shows by HONEY, performance artists, vendors, tarot readings, glitter and makeup station, interactive art installations, and more! You don’t want to miss this enormous party in a hot new venue — this is the Pride Friday of the Century!
Saturday, June 23
26TH ANNUAL DYKE MARCH
The New York City Dyke March is a protest march, not a parade. It is a demonstration of our First Amendment right to protest and takes place without permits or sponsors. Any person who identifies as a dyke is welcome to march regardless of gender expression or identity, sex assigned at birth, sexual orientation, race, age, political affiliation, religious identity, ability, class, or immigration status.
PRIDE SATURDAY @ GINGER’S
What better way to keep the Pride vibes going than at the iconic Brooklyn lesbian bar Ginger’s? Head to Brooklyn’s finest G-spot for drink specials, tunes, a pool table, and more! Enjoy a cold one out on the beautiful patio — surrounded by beautiful Brooklyn babes. Show your Pride, take a shot, and let loose! Don’t forget to selfie in the bathroom — it’s wallpapered with old copies of GO!
PIER PRESSURE #19 DOCKED YACHT @ WORLD YACHT PIER 81
Pier Pressure presents the Docked Yacht Pride Party: the 1st lesbian party with World Yacht Cruises! Beats by West Coast Sensation and Coachella DJ Kim Anh, DJ Rosy Q and DJ Melly Mel. Sexy go-goo Dancers, Scarlet Snow and Cheryl Martinez will be keeping you hot all night long. Dance on 3 decks, drink at 3 bars, and grab a snack at the kitchen if you get hungry! All of your needs will be met at the sexy yacht party on the pier.
SIREN @ WATERMARK BAR
Look out NYC Girl Pride, SIREN is back and better than ever! Join the hot queer babes at the South Street Seaport for the best views and hottest tunes all night long. Food served courtesy of Alex Koones and Babetown! Rock Star Bartenders will be keeping you wet all night. DJs Whitney Day, Kamikace, Shaked, and MO with LadyHood will be keeping you on your feet! Stunning go-go dancers courtesy of Blackhaus Creative! Hosted by the fabulous CB Glasser — you know this party will be lit. Either have FOMO from your Insta story or be a part of the action, it’s up to you babe.
TEAZE HER @ THE DL ROOFTOP
Teaze, the iconic Saturday Night Pride event, is hooking up with HER, the world’s largest organization bringing LGBTQ womxn together. This means the party is bigger and better than ever — prepare to have all five of your senses teased, as you’re treated to a new, incredibly interactive, euphorically entertaining Saturday Pride event. Celebrate the biggest Pride weekend of the year surrounded by hot queer babes! You might even meet HER.
BAD HABIT DYKE MARCH AFTER PARTY @ LOT 45
Celebrate Pride with beautiful and diverse dykes! DJ Elosi, DJ Ickarus drop the beats while special performances dazzle your senses. March right on in to Lot 45 after the Dyke March — and keep the good times (and hot lesbians) coming! Dance in this warehouse venue big enough to fit all the dykes, daddies, queer babes, and beautiful LGBTQ community. Everyone will be fueling off of feelings of resistance and dyke Pride — can you imagine anything sexier?
Sunday, June 24
NYC PRIDE 2018: THE MARCH
The main event!!! Come out and commemorate the 48th anniversary of the first Pride March with the largest Pride March in the country! With over two million attendees, this event is truly a celebration of the entire LGBTQ community. Free and open to the public. The first March was held in 1970 and has since become an annual civil rights demonstration. Let’s continue that legacy this year by making this the biggest and best NYC Pride March yet!
OCCUPY HUDSON STREET @ HENRIETTA HUDSON
You know what time it is — time to turn up at sexy legendary lesbian bar, known as Hen’s to the regulars, to celebrate Pride! Hot bartenders will be behind the bar to keep you wet, while sexy DJs are behind the booth to keep you sweating, while wall to wall babes keep your heart pounding. Don’t let the party stop after the Parade — come to Hen’s to keep the Pride energy pumping! Don’t forget your rainbow gear.
BIG APPLE SOFTBALL LEAGUE PRIDE FRIENDSHIP TOURNAMENT
10am-3pm, $30, Hudson River Park, bigapple- softball.com. No awards, just a social event to promote friendship and unity in the name of softball. Register today to secure your spot and remember to include your t-shirt size. There will be four teams representing the colors of the rainbow flag, and the teams will be made up of players from all divisions (mixed). The NAGAAA ratings system will be used to place players evenly throughout teams. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Celebrating its 25th year in existence, NYCPrideFest is the annual street fair for the LGBTQ community. Come out to support the community and enjoy live entertainment performances, educational tents and some free swag from vendors, of course! Also, expect great food and amazing people-watching.
PRIDE SUNDAY @ CUBBYHOLE
Keep the high energy flowing as you march straight from the Parade and into the lesbian bar where everyone knows your name! Let loose in this iconic neighborhood bar where the drinks are cheap, the bartenders are friendly, the music is cranking, and the girls are hot! Celebrate Pride in the West Village, in style. Meet, dance with, and talk to hot queer babes from all over the world!
PRIDE AFTER PARTY @ BUM BUM BAR
Come show your Pride at Queens’ very own lesbian bar! Sunday is a fun day, with the best karaoke and bingo in Queens! Happy Hour from 5pm to 8pm, with $25 beer buckets. Shake it to the sexy sounds, throwback shots with hot ladies, and enjoy that its finally Pride season! Don’t let the party end when the march ends — keep it going at Bum Bum Bar!
FEMME FATALE @ HUDSON TERRACE
Pride, Stacy Lentz, Kate of LovergirlNYC, Cynthia Russo and SPICENYC are thrilled to bring back Femme Fatale, the Official Sunday event for women. Finally a two level women’s rooftop party where you can eat, drink, dance, and mingle with over 1000+ women from all over the country! With Music by DJs RosyQ, Mary Mac, and Tatiana. Hosted by the ever fabulous Madison Paige. Celebrate your Pride at Femme Fatale!