The 50th New York City Pride March is now virtual, allowing those to unify and uplift one another by keeping us all connected.
New York City Pride March
The New York City Pride March is happening in person in 2022.
The New York City Pride March first took place in 1970 when brave revolutionaries in the LGBTQIA+ community took a stand for equal rights. It is an all-inclusive event that brings communities together. It’s a place where the LGBTQIA+ community can be celebrated and there is a remembrance for those in the past and present who face persecution.
Finding support and empowerment for the strength displayed by those who have and continue to be discriminated against for their identity. Beginning in 1970 with the Stonewall Inn, this Pride event is a celebration of love in its entirety. Each year the march works towards fostering love, acceptance and growth towards all sexualities, races and gender identities.
Pride in 2022
Every year, millions of people travel to New York City in order to relish in the acceptance that the march garners. This year in 2022, Pride will be held in person.
The theme of NYC Pride in 2022 is “Unapologetically Us,” nycpride.org. Grand Marshals at the march include Ts Madison, Punkie Johnson, Schuyler Bailar, Dominique Morgan and Chase Strangio.
The annual Pride Festival begins at 12 p.m. on 25th Street and 5th Avenue. The march is made up of mostly non-profit groups supporting different LGBTQIA+ causes. While marching, you’ll pass by the Stonewall National Monument and the New York City AIDS Memorial.
At 11 a.m., you can attend the annual PrideFest, a street fair that has happened annually for 28 years. The festivities take place on 4th Avenue between East 8th Street and East 13th Street.
On June 26, you can attend Bliss Days at 2:00 p.m., a celebration of LGBTQIA+ Womxn. The celebration returns after two years and was once named Femme Fatale. DJs, performers and special guests will also be in attendance. The event will take place at Harbor Rooftop with tickets starting at $35.
(Sunday) 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
New York City
New York City, NY