LGBTQ Pride Month

New Yorkers and Parks employees march in the Pride March on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan

June is Pride Month! Join our Urban Park Rangers and our partners and friends in celebrating Pride in New York City. 

Gay Liberation Monument

Pride at NYC Parks
Learn about parks, monuments, and artworks in our parks that commemorate the LGBTQ+ community and history.

protest with signs that read Black Lives Matter and Black Trans Lives Matter

Power to the People: Protests and Demonstrations in Parks
This exhibition highlights a sampling of protests, marches, rallies, parades, and other demonstrations in our parks, including demonstrations in support of Trans Lives Matter during the month of the 50th Anniversary of the first Pride March. 

Pride Parade participants hold up signs that read: Don't put us in a box; Intersex people are not invisible

Poe Park Visitor Center: LGBTQIA+ Pride Online Exhibition
Join Poe Park Visitor Center in celebrating Pride with a showcase of moving artworks by emerging and established artists. 

yarn in rainbow colors

LGBTQ Yarn Bombing
Historic Richmond Town has partnered with the Pride Center of Staten Island to create a yarn bombing at the village site. In observance of LGBTQ Pride, knitted and crocheted works in the Rainbow and Trans Pride motifs will be affixed to the lampposts along Center St and Court Place and will be displayed throughout the month of June.

LGBTQ Pride Month Events

Sunday, June 13, 2021

Jun13

LGBTQ+ Pride Month: Walt Whitman and the Celebration of Nature

at Corner of Furman and Old Fulton Streets (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month with the Urban Park Rangers. This program will focus on Walt Whitman and local nature that inspired many of his most famous literary pieces.
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Sunday, June 20, 2021

Jun20

The L'Unicorns Performance and Family Day Worthless Studios Partnership

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
A performance of music and dance by L'unicorns. The first Latinx LGBTQ group on Staten Island, the L'unicorns have created a safe space for LGBTQ Latinx immigrants…
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Thursday, June 24, 2021

Jun24

Radical Tenderness: Trans for Trans Portraiture Panel Discussion

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
In partnership with New York Historical Society and the Stonewall 50 Consortium. A one-hour panel with virtual tour of Radical Tenderness: Trans for Trans Portraiture. Panelists…
Free!

Jun24

Movies Under the Stars: Set It Off (R)

at Lincoln Road and Ocean Avenue Entrance (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
This classic 1996 heist film centers four close friends who are struggling financially and decide to rob a bank to provide a better life for themselves and their families.
Free!

Jun24

Movies Under the Stars: RENT

at Long Meadow (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Celebrate the “seasons of love” at this screening of the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical, “RENT”. This powerful musical, set at the dawn of the 1990s, a group of New Yorkers struggle with their careers, love lives, gentrification, and the effects of the AIDS epidemic on their community.
Free!

Saturday, June 26, 2021

Jun26

LGBTQ+ Pride Month: Pride Birding

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month with the Urban Park Rangers. On this fun and inclusive adventure, we will enjoy a hike about all things birding. All friends and allies are welcome.
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Jun26

LGBTQ+ Pride Month: Historic Queens Pride

at 34th Avenue between 77th and 78th Streets (in Travers Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month with the Urban Park Rangers. Join us as we walk the route of the Queens Pride Parade while discussing its significance to NYC parks.
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