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When is New York City Gay Pride 2018?

New York City Gay Pride 2017 is on Sunday, June 24th, 2017.


Gay Pride in New York is always celebrated on the last Sunday in June.

Where is New York City Gay Pride Parade 2018?

The Gay Pride Parade is actually a Gay Pride March. This year the route has been changed and will kick-off at 16th St. and 7th Avenue and end at 29th St. and Fifth Avenue.

Route of NYC Gay Pride March 2018

NYC Gay Pride March Map 2018

Why Do We Celebrate Gay Pride New York?

The first Gay Pride March in New York was held in 1970. The march has since become an annual demonstration of civil rights. Since Pride was first celebrated, its purpose has widened to include recognition of the fight against AIDS and to remember those we have lost to illness, violence and neglect.

The New York Gay Pride March Showcases the LGBT Community

The New York Gay Pride March is a celebration of the LGBT community and its allies. In 2016 more than 350 unique marching contingents participated—representing a vast array of nonprofits, community organizations, corporate partners, small businesses, political candidates and activists! With over 80 floats making the trek down Fifth Avenue, last year’s March was one of the largest and most exciting in history.

2017 NYC Pride Grand Marshals

  • Billie Jean King
  • Lambda Legal
  • Tyler Ford
  • Kenita Placide

 

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