It’s summertime, and the living is LIT. Have you already started partying for WorldPride 2019 | Stonewall 50? Us too, babe. It’s like the city is blanketed in glitter and electrified with bright gay energy for the entire month of June. It’s hard for a girl to fit every party in because there is SO much going on. To help you out, we’ve compiled it all conveniently here. But the most important weekend in all of June is without a doubt Pride weekend—the consummate celebration, the titillating climax, the cherry on gay Pride, the weekend of the PRIDE MARCH. You need to start planning your party route now, because the city is about to be infiltrated by millions of dancing gays all making their way to the festivities! Luckily for you, we’ve compiled all the parties going down this Pride weekend. Behold!
Friday, June 28th
WorldPride Friday @ Cubbyhole
4pm, free, 281 W 12th St (at W 4th St), cubbyholebar.com. Cubbyhole is the place to start out your epic Pride weekend. The friendly neighborhood bar where every lez knows your name has Happy Hour until 7pm, featuring half-priced well drinks, wine and all beer. Come kick off your celebrations at this iconic NYC lesbian scene spot!
WorldPride Friday @ Ginger’s
5pm, free, 363 5th Ave (btw 5th and 6th Sts), Brooklyn, gingersbarbklyn.com. Come celebrate WorldPride Friday with happy hour from 5-8pm, half-price on all domestic beers and select liquors. Let loose to the sounds of guest DJs while enjoying pink pussycat cocktails or Ginger’s draft for $5. Come meet sexy queer babes to hang with this weekend at Brooklyn’s finest G-spot!
5pm, $55–$140, The Brooklyn Mirage, 140 Stewart Ave, Brooklyn, eventbrite.com, ladylandfestival.com. She’s back! It’s the second coming of the LadyLand Festival, and this time she’s not one day but two! The LadyLand Festival is an outdoor queer music festival/pride party/intimate concert! It’s hours upon hours of DJs, live music, dancing, and good vibes celebrating WorldPride 2019! Also Jun 29.
6pm-10pm, $60-$110, God’s Love We Deliver, 166 6th Ave, 2019-worldpride-stonewall50.nycpride.org/events/SavorPride. Join NYC Pride for this deliciously decadent culinary experience benefiting God’s Love We Deliver. After a wildly successful first year, NYC Pride & God’s Love We Deliver are bringing back this one-of-a-kind immersive culinary fundraiser, bringing together LGBTQIA+ and ally chefs to craft a special menu with epicurean delights. Set outdoors on the terraces of GLWD’s headquarters, talented chefs will cook up varied menu items while providing in-depth cooking demonstrations, discussions, and delightful tastings.
Pride Square Dance!
7pm-10pm, $20, The Doghouse (Hareen Hall, 4th fl), John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 899 Tenth Ave, timessquares.nyc/event/pride-square-dance. Yee haw, bitches. Times Squares is hosting a square dance party in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Anne Uebelacker will be calling a wonderful evening of Mainstream thru A2 dancing with C1 star tips. They’ll also have introductory lessons for those interested in learning the joys of modern western square dancing from 7pm-8pm.
Pride Soup: Queer on the Pier
9pm-4am, $45-$575, Watermark Bar, Pier 15, South Street Seaport, 78 South St. (at John St.),henriettahudson.com, pridesoup2019.eventbrite.com. Henrietta Hudson partners with WorldPride NYC | Stonewall 50 for the queerest party of the year with over 2,000 LGBTQIA+ friends and allies. Come to a spectacular open air venue Watermark Bar as they boast the best talent NYC has to offer. Hosted by our favorite gender capitalist, model, actor, and activist Rain Dove and co-hosted by the fashion-forward, writer extraordinaire, influencer, and activist Devin Norelle, the event also boasts performances by the Nina Sky and Laith Ashley. DJ Amber Valentine, DJ Mary Mac, and DJ Avg Jo will keep the beats pumping.
WorldPride Friday @ Henrietta Hudson
4pm-4am, free, 438 Hudson St (at Morton St), henriettahudson.com. Henrietta Hudson partners with WorldPride NYC for the dopest weekly party in the city, featuring NYC’s very own DJ RosyQ and DJ BK Storm who will lift you up and spin you into oblivion. This is where the girls are and where you need to be during World Pride!
Lesbo-A-Go-Go @ Stonewall
10pm, $5, 53 Christopher St (btw Waverly Pl and 7th Ave), thestonewallinnnyc.com. Come and see why this is the oldest running Friday night LGBT dance party in the city, now in its seventh year at the legendary Stonewall Inn! High energy go-go girls rock the stage while rotating DJs and bartenders keep you moving on the packed dance floor and lubricated with liquid courage, respectively, all night long.
Hot Rabbit’s PRIDAY @ Stage 48
10pm-4am, $20-$250, Stage 48, 605 W 48 St, hotrabbit.com, eventbrite.com, 2019-worldpride-stonewall50.nycpride.org/events/hot-rabbits-priday. Hot Rabbit, NYC’s most diverse LGBTQ Dance Party is ready to take over WorldPride Friday night with their biggest party of the year: PRIDAY! It’s their biggest queer dance party EVER. This year we can expect over 2,000 queer babes in a massive 15,000 square foot, 4-Level, “super club” venue. That’s right: super club! What does that mean? I’m glad you asked. It means 2 stages, 4 floors, 6 bars, an incredible rooftop, thousands of hot queers, and one amazing night in this freaky queer funhouse. Internationally headlining DJs will slay the decks, go-gos will keep you hot, and the art floor features free haircuts, glitter, or nails! But wait there’s more! You can expect local artists vending their goods and a yummy rooftop cantina with food. This is the LGBTQ mega party you have been waiting for.
Submit Party @ The Basement
10pm-4am, $15 before 11pm/$20 after, The Basement, Park Slope, Brooklyn, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 718-789-4053 for exact address, brooklynredproductions.com, Jun 28. Kick off WorldPride on a naughty note. The city’s hottest sex and SM party for women and the trans community (only) will feed your appetite. DJ Average Jo will be spinning all night. Whether you’re a voyeur, experienced player, novice, or just curious, you’re sure to find something to satisfy!
Heartbreaker Pride 2019 NYC @ Good Room
10pm-4am, $15-$25, Good Room, 98 Meserole Ave, whitneyday.com/pride2019. Start out WorldPride weekend at ‘Heartbreaker’ – a global party for queer women and friends. Get ready to dance from open to close on Pride Friday with DJ Amanda Louise from Sydney, Australia, Whitney Day, and in the main room, Panooc who spins a special DJ set while playing live saxophone! NYC’s own Haruka Salt serves hip-hop, r&b, and reggae all night in the ‘Bad Room’, and the hottest go-go dancers keep you moving all night. Plus, don’t miss an epic live performance by Kat Cunning!
Glitterbox NYC Pride @ House of Yes
10pm-4am, $0–$40 (free before 11pm w/ RSVP), House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn, eventbrite.com, houseofyes.org, Jun 28. Glitz to the nines, live your best glitter life. International disco divas Glitterbox are coming back to House of Yes for PRIDE! Big confetti moments, drag queens, go-go spectacles, and the best damn house music of your life. Dress code: Glow. Shine. Sparkle. Glitz. Be bright & bold! Music by Dimitri From Paris, Eli Escobar, and Melvo Baptiste. Pride is a time to center our queer family and let them feel seen, heard, and celebrated.
10pm-4am, Midtown East – Empire Steakhouse, 151 E 50th St (bet 3rd & Lex Aves), $20 adv / $25 door, $35-$40 VIP. Don’t miss this red carpet ready event and Ms.Theresa’s birthday bash! Featuring an exotic burlesque showcase, “Stiletto All Stars” and special guest host. Music mixes by Missy B, DJ MK, DJ GQ, and DJ Craig Nice. Two levels of music in a super-sexy venue, with food, drink specials, prepaid bottle specials, and VIP sections.
Frisky Party @ Melrose Ballroom
11pm-8am, $60-$160, Melrose Ballroom, 36-08 33rd St, Long Island City, 2019-worldpride-stonewall50.nycpride.org/events/frisky. A worldwide celebration in two amazing parties: Frisky and Yummy. The big opening Frisky party is tonight with international superstar DJs: DJ Allison Nunes, DJ Jerac, DJ Suri, DJ Joe Gauthreaux, along with performers and special guests.
Saturday, June 29th
Pride Island Saturday @ Pier 97
2pm-10pm, $125 and up, Pier 97, 59th St. & West Side Highway, 2019-worldpride-stonewall50.nycpride.org/events/pride-island, Jun 29. Pride Island is back, featuring legendary Saturday headliner Grace Jones, along with Teyana Taylor, Pabllo Vittar, and Kim Petras. Rounding out Saturday night is Afro-Latina pop sensation, Amara La Negra, along with popular NYC DJ, Johnny Dynell, who will bring his infectious and inclusive style to the stage.
Pride Saturday @ Cubbyhole
4pm, free, 281 W 12th St (at W 4th St), cubbyholebar.com. You know the deal– the friendliest neighborhood lesbian bar that we know and love is serving up half-priced well drinks, wine and all beer till 7pm– Pride style! Get your queer ass to Cubby and hang with the Cubby cuties.
Party, Vybez & Pride
4pm-4am, $10 till 6pm, $20 6pm-10pm, $25 after, pop-up location: 244 E. Houston St (bet Essex St & Norfolk St). A 12 hour World Pride event in a safe space for all LGBTQIA+ to vybe. 2-4-1 drinks till 6pm. Two bars, 6 DJs, food, and hookah. DJs Boston Chery, Missy B, Sammii Blendz, Nett, Loso, and Kidd Swag will be slaying the decks. Plus, exotic entertainment! Official after-party for Whiipped Productions.
Wrecked & The Carry Nation Present an Out of This World Pride
Doors open at 3pm, $50, Elsewhere, 599 Johnson Ave, Brooklyn, eventbrite.com. Wrecked & Carry Nation present an Out of This World Pride with Alinka & Shaun J. Wright, Amber Martin, DJ Holographic, DJ Minx, Gregorio P, In Training, Jason Kendig, The Carry Nation, Vicki Powell, and Wrecked. It will be another raucous, day-into-night Pride party. It will be a top night of music and performers to celebrate 50 years of amazing progress in our LGBTQ community since the Stonewall riots.
Teaze @ The DL
5pm-12am, $30-$60, The DL, 95 Delancey St, 2019-worldpride-stonewall50.nycpride.org/events/teaze. NYC Pride’s Teaze, presented by T-Mobile and in partnership with dapperQ, is an inclusive LGBTQIA+ party celebrating our diverse community. At this year’s TEAZE, you’ll get to experience five of NYC’s best year-round queer parties all under one roof for WorldPride. Partners include: bklyn boihood; TRUUU; Set It Off; Rose Gold and Yellow Jackets Collective. Headlining this amazing event, will be Madame Gandhi.
Pier Pressure NYC #20 on The Docked Yacht
9pm-3am, $40-$60, Hornblower Cruises & Events, Pier 40, 353 W St (West Side Hwy & Houston St), The Infinity Docked Yacht (does not sail), pridedockedyacht.eventbrite.com. Brought to you by Girlnationnyc, SPICENYC, Danielle, Cynthia Russo, Lovergirlnyc and Las Reinas, we want to peer pressure you to go to Pier Pressure. This year, we can expect more than a thousand women turning up and celebrating their Pride! The event will be hosted by QueerCut and recording artists Lumidee and Bon Bon Burlesque will be wowing the crowd with performances to keep us dancing and entertained. Pier Pressure will be sponsored by Olivia, Jägermeister, and GO Mag. Don’t like cramped parties in small clubs? Perfect! There are FOUR DECKS. Don’t like waiting an eternity for your vodka soda? Same. There are EIGHT BARS. Hungry? One of the decks include a restaurant! DJs will include DJ Miss M, DJ Rosy Q, DJ Milli Millz, and DJ Melly Mel. Join more than 1,500 women celebrating their 20th anniversary as NYC’s #1 Mega Pride Party for Women on the pier on the largest yacht on the Hudson.
Hot Rabbit’s Bad Habit Pride @ Lot 45
10pm-4am, $15-$40, Lot 45, 411 Troutman St, Brooklyn, hotrabbit.com, eventbrite.com, 2019-worldpride-stonewall50.nycpride.org/events/hot-rabbits-bad-habit. Hot Rabbit’s infamous monthly Brooklyn bash kicks it up a notch for WorldPride! Join NYC’s hottest queer party collective and hundreds of NYC Dyke Marshals for a night full of dance, music, art, and eye-popping performances, including world-renowned beatboxers White Noizz and a surprise Top 40 Artist! Watch the fiercest vogue by legendary dancers from the Houses of Mizrahi, Labeija, and Olympus! Get down to some of Brooklyn’s most popular queer nightlife DJs, including Citizen Jane! And watch incredible performances including drag, burlesque, and other very special surprises! Part of all proceeds will directly benefit NYC Dyke March, working to highlight the presence of dykes in our community. But just like all Hot Rabbit events, all genders are welcome!
Siren @ Watermark Bar
9pm-4am, $45-$575, Watermark Bar, Pier 15, South Street Seaport, 78 South St (at John St),henriettahudson.com, siren2019.eventbrite.com. Henrietta Hudson partners with WorldPride NYC | Stonewall 50 as they take you to the river with sweeping NYC vistas at Watermark Bar for a night of dancing and debauchery at the most famous lesbian-centric party of the year. They boast over 2,000 LGBTQIA+ friends and allies with a stellar lineup of entertainment, including singing sensation Mindy Jones (lead singer for Moby), headlining DJ Whitney Day, DJ Tatiana, and DJ MO. Hosted by Crissa Ace (Harlem Globetrotters) and Kiyomi Valentine (The Real L Word).
Queers Of Noise – Post Dyke March Party
7:30pm doors, show 8pm-11pm, $15, The Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery at Joey Ramone Pl,ticketfly.com. Katrina del Mar and Wendigo Productions are excited to present Queers of Noise, a live rock show post-Dyke March at the Bowery Electric. The lineup will feature mostly female fronted bands with queer, trans, dyke, and straight allies including Karyn Kuhl Band, GSX, Tracy City, Cop / Out and the Queers of Noise supergroup featuring members of Lunachicks, Sexpod, Jackie Factory legend Heather Litteer, Tammy Faye Starlite, and very special guests.
Open Flame Presents: World Flame
8:30pm-10pm (doors open at 8pm), $8–$10, Littlefield, 635 Sackett St, Brooklyn, eventbrite.com.Peter Valenti, Sam Campbell, and Simone Leitner host Open Flame, the hot queer happening where a comedy show meets an LGBTQ+ social. New York’s funniest queer comedians devote themselves to entertaining you and the rest of the globe at this special World Pride edition of Open Flame at Littlefield.
WorldPride Saturday @ Ginger’s
9pm, free, 363 5th Ave (btw 5th and 6th Sts), Brooklyn, gingersbarbklyn.com. Come hang in Brooklyn for a Pride Saturday night full of booze, music, dancing and lesbians! $5 PBR and shots. If you haven’t been to Ginger’s on a Saturday night in a while, then GO!
WorldPride Snatch Saturday @ Henrietta Hudson
4pm-4am, free, 438 Hudson St (at Morton St), henriettahudson.com. Henrietta Hudson partners with WorldPride NYC for their weekly dance party Snatch with resident DJ Culi! Come through for a visit at the longest-running lesbian bar in the country! Be a party of the revolution and make history with everyone!
Ladies of LCD Soundsystem Pride Party
10pm-5am, $10 adv/$15 at the door, Good Room, 98 Meserole Ave, Brooklyn, eventbrite.com, goodroombk.com. The ladies of LCD Soundsystem, Nancy Whang and Gavin Rayna Russom, return to Good Room for a special Pride Weekend edition.
NYC 2019 Gay Pride Midnight Cruise
11pm-4am (boards at 11pm, departs at midnight, returns at 3:30am), $50 adv until 6/16, $60 after 6/16, Hornblower Hybrid, Pier 15, 78 South Seaport, slique-hair-studio.ticketleap.com. Unity Pride presents the NYC Gay Pride Midnight Cruise (WorldPride 2019 Weekend)! Show your Pride in your all white attire with a splash of color. Club on a state of the art yacht as you 6tyresail along the East River. Featuring the music mixing talents of DJ Missy B, DJ Mary Mac, DJ Craig Nice, and DJ Sedrick. Enjoy a complimentary buffet, cash bar, exotic entertainment, $100 VIP sections, and bottle service on a 3-level yacht including a sky deck.
11pm-8am, $60-$160, Melrose Ballroom, 36-08 33rd St, Long Island City, 2019-worldpride-stonewall50.nycpride.org/events/frisky-and-yummy. A worldwide celebration in two amazing parties: Frisky and Yummy. A new generation begins. Tonight is the main event: YUMMY. Featuring international superstar DJs: DJ Felipe Lira, DJ Ana Paula, and DJ Hector Fonseca. Scheduled performer: Ada Vox (American Idol Top 8 ﬁnalist).
Sunday, June 30th
Pride Island Sunday @ Pier 97
2pm-11pm, $125 and up, Pier 97, 59th St. & West Side Highway, 2019-worldpride-stonewall50.nycpride.org/events/pride-island, Jun 30. Pride Island is back to redefine the NYC Pride experience! Sunday’s headliner is none other than the queen of pop, MADONNA! DJs Abel and Morabito will take the lead, with Abel spinning classic dancefloor hits and Morabito turning out progressive, tech house-influenced sounds. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime experience!
Femme Fatale @ The Park
4pm-12am, $30-$65, The Park, 118 10th Avenue, at 17th St, 2019-worldpride-stonewall50.nycpride.org. Take it to the top and never stop at this exclusive indoor outdoor party, the only Official WorldPride Sunday event for women, Femme Fatale. NYC Pride teams up with NYC’s top female promoters, Stacy Lentz, Cynthia Russo, Kate of Lovergirlnyc and Nikki of Spicenyc. Drink, dine and dance with more than 1,000 women from all over the country. The venue is stunning and in the heart of Chelsea and has two separate rooms of music on two floors. The DJ lineup is crazy and includes special Celebrity guest Coachella DJ Kittens, Madonna’s tour DJ Mary Mac, Miami DJ Bonnie Beats, plus NYC DJs Nikki Lions and Lena! The Go-Go dancers are unforgettable. Multiple rooms with three bars and full menu. Where the girls will be wrapping up WorldPride Weekend!
PROUD AS F*CK/ *snapshot* 15 Yr Queer Family Reunion @ Bar 13
4pm-4am, $10 Presale/$20 Door, Bar 13, 121 University Place, NYC,https://www.facebook.com/events /44122899334761/. *snapshot*celebrates it’s 15 Year Anniversary for World Pride. They “pride” themselves on providing an equal and open space for everyone, and insisting on kick-ass music. Their 3 floor venue includes an open-air roof-deck with 3 easily accessible bars, 2 floors of diverse super queer star DJ’s, located in the heart of Union Square (right off the parade route). Pride is about celebrating ourselves without discrimination or separation from outside or within our community, Stay Proud As F*ck!
Occupy Hudson Street
12pm-4am, free, Henrietta Hudson, 438 Hudson St (at Morton St), henriettahudson.com. Henrietta Hudson, the longest running lesbian-centric bar in the country, boasts their 28th Gay Pride celebration with WorldPride | Stonewall 50 as thousands of guests occupy Hudson Street in the historic West Village. This is the “go to” spot and Dyke Central for gay gals, their friends, and allies. We have booked NYC’s finest DJs to raise the roof: DJ Tikka Masala, DJ Culi, DJ BK Storm, and DJ Christie. Dance your ass off, flirt with our international crowd, or mix and mingle with friends. Stonewall was the revolution. Henrietta’s is the evolution.
Pride Sunday @ Ginger’s
2pm, free, 363 5th Ave (btw 5th and 6th Sts), Brooklyn, gingersbarbklyn.com. Best buy Happy Hour: half-price on all domestic beers and select liquors, 2pm to 8pm. Ginger’s draft for $5. Celebrate Pride in Brooklyn. Pool room in back, video games, and legendary year-round garden.
Pride Sunday @ Cubbyhole
2pm, free, 281 W 12th St (at W 4th St), cubbyholebar.com. Wind down your WorldPride weekend, or keep turning it up, with $4 Bloody Marys and mimosas; $3 Bud Light bottles, PBR cans, and Yuengling on tap; and $5 Proseccos and Kir Royales until 7pm.
World Pride @ Sweet & Vicious
3pm-6pm, $25–$32, Sweet & Vicious, 5 Spring St, eventbrite.com. Your presence is requested at the epicenter of eccentricity, the capital of queerness, the HQ of hedonism: Sweet & Vicious World Pride 2019. Brush out your wig, and then come by to enjoy frozen margs, DJ, and mid-summer heat on the back patio. Dress code is Cher.
Top of the World – Pride Sunday NYC @ Magic Hour Rooftop
4pm-2am, $30-$45, Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge at Moxy Hotel, Times Sq, 485 7th Ave, whitneyday.com/pride2019. Following the NYC Pride and WorldPride Parade, and just steps away, join 1,000 queer women and LGBTQIAs at New York’s #1 rated rooftop venue. Celebrate and dance to the sounds of 8 top DJs from around the U.S. and the world. DJs Theresa, Katie Kace, Elle Kay, Whitney Day, M.O., Zehno, Ina D, and Goodboy provide the soundtrack to your Pride Sunday for an incredible 10-hour party! Plus, a performance by Mindy Jones and go-go madness by the Honey Burlesque Dancers.
Pride March After Party @ House of Yes
8pm-2am, $10, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn, eventbrite.com, Jun 30. Calling all queers, queens, dykes, dandies, kittens, rad fae, nancy boys, soft butches, hard femmes, gay goddesses, and the rest of you wonderful queer humans to the dance floor. Music by JD Samson (Pat), JPatt (The Knocks), and more surprise guests!
LezPride – NYC Pride After Party – World Pride Edition with LasReinas @ Taj II
5pm-3am, $15 before 6pm, $20 6pm-8pm, $25 after 8pm, TAJ II Lounge, 48 W 21st St,facebook.com/LasReinasentertainment/. Experience WorldPride – Latin flavor! DJs Miss M, Sammii Blendz, LadyStar, and Alexius Victoria will spin. Drink specials till 7pm. 2 for 1 house drinks till 6pm. Hookah/bottles available, text 917-732-6128 for details. Sexy go-gos Brazil and friends. Hosted by Crazy Maria/Cherry Lips (NYC) and Rae Janae/LezChic (Miami). Special guest: Lexie Peterss. Performance by SlayHouse and Exotic Hazel.
NYC Pride at Jane Ballroom
6pm-12am, $25 adv / $30 at the door, The Jane Hotel, 113 Jane St, eventbrite.com/o/ wanda-events-17427653556. We are all family as we honor the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and WorldPride 2019! WANDA EVENTS invites you to celebrate this historic moment, post parade with hundreds of LGBTQIA+ out, loud, and proud revelers at the beautiful Jane Street Hotel Ballroom. Enjoy two floors of cocktails and the fiercest dance music provided by legendary NYC DJs Lauren Flaxx and Bill Coleman.