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Pride in Lincoln Square – June 2022

Jun 7, 2022
Pride in Lincoln Square – June 2022

This June, Lincoln Square's cultural institutions and businesses are celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community with PRIDE events, merchandise, specials, and more.  There's no doubt that the party starts under the 10' disco ball at The Oasis - the city’s largest outdoor dance floor - on Lincoln Center's plaza with dances and silent discos all month long as part of Lincoln Center's Summer for the City.  LGBTQIA+ Pride events at The Oasis include "A Tribute to Paradise Garage and Larry Levan with Victor Rosado" on Wednesday, June 22 at 4:00pm; a social dance celebration of timeless 90s club culture on Thursday, June 23 at 6:00pm; and the "Mini Kiki Ball" presented in collaboration with BAAD! on Friday, June 24 at 8:00pm. The "Criminal Queerness Festival" will take place at the David Rubenstein Atrium on Wednesday, June 22 and Friday, June 24 at 7:30pm. Click here to see the full calendar of events at Lincoln Center

At Columbus Circle, you can get Pride patches at Moleskine and merchandise at Coach while several other shops, including H&MTed Baker London and Williams Sonoma are supporting nonprofits that champion equal rights and fair treatment of the LGBTQIA+ community. Note that West Elm and Pottery Barn further north on Broadway are supporting the Trevor Project, too.  At Dizzy's Club, Bryan Carter presents JAZZ AT PRIDE: NYC on Monday, June 27 at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Bryan Carter presented the inaugural Jazz at Pride event in 2019 featuring guest vocalists, instrumentalists, dancers and comedians in front of a 23-piece jazz orchestra. The concert event makes a triumphant return after a brief hiatus due to COVID and celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community within the jazz community. 

Across the circle, the team at Jean-Georges has created a special cocktail to enjoy at select Jean-Georges restaurants, incuding NOUGATINE. For every cocktail sold, Jean-Georges will be donating $1 to the Ali Forney Center in an effort to champion their ongoing efforts. Celebrate love in all forms today and every day, and make a reservation todayThere's also a Pride in Central Park Tour hosted by the Central Park Conservancy.

Visit the Nordstrom NYC Flagship store at 57th Street and Broadway on June 23 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm for Drag Bingo at Bistro Verdi and learn about the History of Kiki and it's Impact on Fashion and Beauty. Click here for more information.  Shop for Pride merchandise at Nordstrom here and be sure to set the location to see what's in stock at the NYC flagship.  

The NYC Pride March will be held on Sunday, June 26 at Noon at 25th Street and 5th Avenue and will head south. The Queer Liberation March hosted by the Reclaim Pride Coalition will also be held on June 26.  If you can't make it to the big parade this year, the NYC Pride March broadcast special, co-hosted by Angelica Ross along with WABC-TV’s Ken RosatoLauren Glassberg and Sam Champion, will return for its sixth consecutive year. Featuring live performances and on-air interviews, the broadcast will air on our local news station - WABC-TV Channel 7 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm as well as on ABC7NY.comABC News Live, and ABC7 New York’s Connected TV Apps on streaming platforms Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, and Roku.

Happy Pride! 


This is not an exhaustive list of ways to celebrate Pride around Lincoln Square. If we've missed you and your offerings or activities, email info@lincolnsquarebid.org.  

Image: Chris Lee Photographer, Lincoln Center