Pride Week events in NYC

Join the ladies from The Haus of Mimosa at a fun brunch at KTCHN during Pride Week.
Join the ladies from The Haus of Mimosa at a fun brunch at Ktchn during Pride Week. Credit: Chance Yeh

This Sunday is the main event, but there are seven days to Pride Week. So raise your game, dress to impress and celebrate diversity in style with some amazing food or a great party! We found the places to be.

Lulu’s Pride & Diversity

On Tuesday, Lulu & Me is celebrating Pride Week with a special $65 (plus tax) prix-fixe menu. And you’ll not only be eating and drinking well this night — you’ll be doing good, too. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Ali Forney Center, an organization dedicated to protecting LGBT homeless youth. 253 Fifth Ave., 212-290-2460

Hot&Wet Pool Party

Get to the Dream Downtown for a summer-worthy kickoff to Pride Week. On Tuesday, from 5 to 10 p.m. The Beach hosts Whitney Day’s Hot & Wet Kick-off Party. The glass-bottom pool and swanky cabanas are sure to take this ladies’ night up a notch. The first 50 guests receive gift bags courtesy of Outplay, a new swimwear line. Tickets are $10. 355 W. 16th St, 212-229-2559

Uncivil Union

Laugh for a good cause at this benefit concert on Wednesday. Comedians and musicians come together in the name of equality with featured performances by the women of Broad City, W. Kamau Bell, Nikki Glaser, Cameron Esposito, Carrie Keagan, Jillette Johnson and more. Tickets are $35. (Le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St., 212-505-FISH

BPM presents Click

On Friday, get your after-work drinks at BPM nightclub (formerly XL), which is celebrating Pride Week with Click. DJs Ivan Gomez and Tony Moan will be spinning in the main room, while Wayne G will take care of the sounds in the Rosebud Lounge. The party begins at 10 p.m. and goes until 4 a.m. Early bird tickets are available for $20. 516 W. 42 St., 212-239-2999

The Haus of Mimosa Brunch

On Saturday and Sunday, join the ladies of The Haus of Mimosa at Kitchn for classic comedy and a classic $30 prix-fixe brunch menu. And the best part? Unlimited mimosas! 508 W. 42nd St., 212-868-2999

Everyone Is Gay

Put your pride pants on and march on over to Bluestockings on Saturday at 1 p.m. for this all-ages LGBTQ pride celebration. Music from Jenny Owen Youngs, cupcakes from Baked by Melissa and more! Make like Madonna and celebrate! 117 Allen St., Free, 212-777-6028

The Fhitting Room

Think it’s too late to get in shape for the big march? Wrong! In three sessions Sunday morning (8, 9 and 10 a.m.) trainer Jason Tran hosts “Fhestive Fhix” at The Fhitting Room set to remixed LGBT anthems. Get “fhabulous” before attending the parade! Each class is $35. 1166 Lexington Ave., 212-772-1166 

Gay Pride Burlesque Brunch

Stake out your spot to watch the Pride March on Sunday, June 29, at ilili. The restaurant is throwing a burlesque brunch party from noon to 4 p.m., with a complimentary Qui tequila cocktail. Located right on the parade route, ilili will also host drag queens Shequida, Sherry Vine and Eve Van Cartier, with music by Scotty Rox. 236 Fifth Ave., 212-683-2929


Still want to keep it festive but low-key on Sunday? Pride’s street fair, in its 20th year, will have vendors, entertainers and activities alongside food and music beginning 11 a.m. Sunday. Listen to live bands, grab a bite to eat and enjoy outdoor summer fun on Hudson Street. Between Abingdon Square and West 14th Street

Whitney Day Pride Party

Right when the march is over at 5 p.m., join Whitney Day at Marquee. Deemed the Queen of Lesbian Nightlife, Day will host the epic Sunday night party. Party-goers can expect sounds from Whitney, Miss Betty Ford, Mary Mac and Sveta. General admission is $25. 289 10th Ave., 646-473-0202

A Club Called Rhonda

One of LA’s most celebrated dance music institutions will roll out the red carpet in NYC for the first time. The party begins on Sunday from 10 p.m. at Gansevoort Meatpacking, and you better dress to impress: Upon entrance, guests will be greeted and applauded based on their commitment to “turning a look.” 18 Ninth Ave., 212-206-6700

Pride Sunday at BPM

You might just have spent your Friday night at BPM, but it’s time to go again to send off Pride Week. On Sunday, Junior Vasquez comes home to NYC to play the entire night from 11 p.m. to closing. The glittery evening will also feature performances by Lydia Rhodes, Away and Live It Cool (Just Do It), plus a special turn by Jason Walker. Tickets are still available for $30. 516 W. 42 St., 212-239-2999


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