New York City Pride 2013 Official Schedule of Events


New York, April 24, 2013— NYC Pride releases a full 2013 schedule of events for media reference.

The Pride Kick-Off Rally Pier 26 in TriBeCa Friday, June 28
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The Rally showcases well-known performers and motivating speakers to kick-off NYC Pride’s official events. The first NYC Pride Rally occurred one month after the Stonewall Riots in June 1969, when 500 people gathered for a “Gay Power” demonstration in Washington Square Park.
*This event is free and open to the public. No tickets are necessary.*

VIP Rooftop Party Hudson Terrace Saturday, June 29 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. featuring DJs Serving Ovahness, Marco Da Silva, Frankie Knuckles

NYC Pride and Rafferty/Mazur Events proudly present the VIP Rooftop Party. Dance on a most exclusive rooftop venue overlooking the greatest city in the world during the best weekend of the year!


Rapture on the River Pier 26 in TriBeCa Saturday, June 29 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. featuring DJ Dimples, DJ Whitney Day
Don’t miss the only official women’s event of NYC Pride!Rapture on the River is one of the nation’s largest, longest-running dance events created just for the ladies. Come join us for some of hottest female dancers in NYC & a variety of live performances TBA.
*All event attendees should cross the highway at Laight St.*

PrideFest Hudson St. btwn. Abingdon Sq. & W. 13th St. Sunday, June 30 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
PrideFest, now in its 20th year, is our annual LGBT street fair that combines vendors, entertainers and activities for a day of fun and celebration in the name of equality. PrideFest attracts thousands of out-of-state visitors and brings them together with local residents and families, corporate sponsors, community leaders and area business owners.
*This event is free and open to the public. No tickets are necessary.*

The March Starts at Fifth Ave. & 36th St. Sunday, June 30 Steps off at 12 p.m. Press Conference at 10:30 a.m.

The first March was held in 1970 and has since become an annual civil rights demonstration. Over the years its purpose has broadened to include recognition of the fight against AIDS and to remember those we have lost to illness, violence and neglect. The March is a celebration of our lives and our community. We are pleased to welcome Edith Windsor, Harry Belafonte and Earl Fowlkes as our Grand Marshals for the 2013 March down 5th Avenue.
*This event is free and open to the public. No tickets are necessary.*

Pride {Poolside} presented by Hed Kandi Hotel Americano Sunday, June 30 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Bust out that swimsuit and get ready for the party to end all pool parties. Pride {Poolside} is our newest and most exclusive Pride event to date. The fun is all thanks to Hed Kandi, which has become synonymous with swanky parties and hip house music. Lounge on the sundeck of the fabulous Hotel Americano and sip cocktails with some of the hottest VIPs from the five boroughs.

Dance on the Pier Pier 26 in TriBeCa Sunday, June 30 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. featuring DJs Luis Perez, Dave Audé, Oscar G

Dancing unabatedly in full view of this great city is something that many of the events’ attendees have come to love and expect. A variety of live performances will be announced leading up to the event date. All proceeds from the Dance on the Pier benefit New York City’s Official Pride events and LGBT community organizations. The event will once again close with the world’s longest-running LGBT fireworks display along the Hudson.
*All event attendees should cross the highway at Laight St.*
For more information on these and all of our Official 2013 Pride Events

About Mike Martinez

I'm the founder and managing editor of Queer Landia. I live in the SF Bay Area and communication, technology, and leadership are my true passions in life.

Posted on April 25, 2013, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Thanks for the detailed listing. Nice work!



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