The 8 NYC Pride Parties You Won't Want to Miss

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Gay Pride in New York City is right around the corner, and if you haven't figured out what you're doing to party down on the big day, you might want to get a jump on that. 

NYC puts together some of the biggest and best Pride parties to be found, something that comes along with the territory of being the largest LGBT celebration in the country. 

Here are some of the most promising parties happening during Pride weekend that will have you shaking a lot more than just your rainbow flags.


1. Dance on the Pier (West Street between Hudson & North Moore Streets)

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Celebrating 30 fabulous years since its inception, the legendary Dance on the Pier takes over Pier 26 once again, and now with newly expanded hours. From 2 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 26th, you can come party with your peeps, as well as some serious talent, like this year's headline performer: Fergie.

Proceeds from Dance on the Pier benefit NYC's Official Pride events and local LGBT community organizations. So not only is it the biggest party going on that weekend, it's all for a great cause. The event closes with the worldโ€™s longest-running LGBT fireworks display over the Hudson River. 

Tickets are still available, so be sure to get yours here, while you can. 


2. Pinot Pride Launch Party (42West's XL Nightclub - The OUT Hotel)

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Yaaaas! Itโ€™s the final event for Taste of Tituss! Monday, June 20th, from 8:00 p.m. to midnight, Tituss Burgess launches Pinot Pride at 42West at The OUT Hotel!

Tituss himself, along with DJ Scotty Rox, Courtney Act and a few others are throwing down at 42Westโ€™s XL Nightclub.

We got a chance a talk to Tituss for a bit, and both he and his wine are f*cking delightful. Sure, this isnโ€™t solstice-themed, but itโ€™s officially Pride Week. Thereโ€™ll be special performances by Courtney Act, Tituss Burgess, and many more!

Tickets cost $29 and include event admission and swag bag containing a bottle of Pinot Pride. Get your tickets right here


3. Hudson Terrace VIP Rooftop Party (621 West 46th Street)

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What do you get when you cross a majorly hot venue with one of the biggest celebrations to happen in NYC? You get one helluva party. 

The 6th Annual VIP Rooftop Party at Hudson Terrace encompasses all three of the venue's levels to create a Gay Pride event that's not to be missed.

Happening the day before the massive parade, Saturday, June 25th, this bash brings in three incredible DJs, Paulo, Eddie Martinez, and Peter Napoli, to make sure you start your weekend off right, as well as a retractable roof in case of rain and mounted Nitro blasts to combat any extra hot weather. 

This party has sold out every year, so nab your tickets here before you miss it! 


4. The Diamond Horseshoe (235 West 46th Street)

diamondhorseshoenyc Bet you didnโ€™t know that deep under the Paramount Hotel ( 235 W. 46th Street) in NYC lies a glittery ballroom with intimate booths and elevated stages where showgirls performed vaudeville- style reviews. Now re-opened for private events, the aptly named Diamond Horseshoe, the historic 6,000 square feet space is hosting private performances and unique nightlife experiences, in itโ€™s original Old World splendor. -Daily Candid News #LDVLife


Sure to be one of the brightest parties to light up Pride weekend, the seductive Diamond Horseshoe presents Fantasy, a dazzling spectacle of a party that tantalizes all your senses and showcases some of the best performance artists, lighting, sound and special effects to be found in the city.

This year's NEON theme encourages all attendees to come decked out in their most vivid neon colors, unashamed of the brilliance we all add to this world. 

There will be a number of special performances and secret acts all night long, so be prepared for plenty of surprises throughout the event.

Doors open on Friday, June 24th at 10 p.m. Just be sure to get your tickets here before they sell out. 

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