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The best Gay Pride events in NYC

We round up the best Gay Pride events in NYC, including the Stonewall 50th Anniversary and WorldPride

By David Goldberg |
NYC Pride 2018: Teaze HER
Photograph: Courtesy BFA Rommel Demano

It's Pride Month, which means LGBTQ revelers from around the globe come together for the NYC’s massive Gay Pride Parade. But if you’re looking for LGBT things to do, the march is just the beginning: we’ve assembled the best parties, protests, fund-raisers and performances that you can’t miss at this summer’s celebration. And did we even mention Pride Island, Pride’s own music festival? Pride is about to get lit.

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Gay Pride events in NYC

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Things to do

LGBTQ+ History, Neighborhood and Pub Tour of Greenwich Village

Washington Square Park, Greenwich Village

Meet at the arch at Washington Square Park and cruise through eons of queer history in the nexus of the West Village. Along with an expert queer tour guide, you'll journey through the gay nexus's history (back to the 1630s), indulge in a complimentary cone at Big Gay Ice Cream, hit up bars like Marie's Crisis and the Stonewall, and learn about the continued battles that queer activists face in NYC and beyond. 

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