Discover the city's rich gay and lesbian culture by taking part in NYC Prideweek 2014, which features parties, festivals and the famous Gay Pride Parade. New York has plenty of exciting annual events, but few compare to Gay Pride Week, which offers a diverse selection of activities, including
6/24 Family Night - Enjoy the family-friendly classic The Wizard of Oz! under the stars at Hudson River Park's Pier 46. The film begins at 7:30 p.m. and will include blankets and plenty of delicious snacks.
6/27 NYC Pride Rally - In commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, this annual rally features high-profile speakers and top-level performers. Scheduled from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the rally will be held at Hudson River Park.
6/28 VIP Rooftop Party - One of Prideweek's most popular men's events, this party is hosted at Hudson Terrace, one of New York City's premier rooftop venues. Enjoy live music and dancing from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
6/28 Teaze - Scheduled from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Hudson River Park: Pier 26, this women-only event is a high-energy party that brings women from all walks of life together.
6/28 WE Party - Try your luck at blackjack, slots and craps at the WE Party Casino in The Hammerstein Ballroom. Running from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m., this fun event will also feature plenty of music and dancing.
6/29 PrideFest - Scheduled for 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Hudson St., this annual street fair combines entertainers, activities and vendors for an all-day celebration in the name of equality.
6/29 The March - This annual civil rights demonstration has grown into a prominent, inclusive celebration, which features over 50 floats and hundreds of marching contingents. The parade steps off at 11 a.m. at 36th St. & Fifth Ave.
In addition to these noteworthy events, New York City will play host to countless other activities and parties. Visit the Heritage of Pride event website for a complete schedule of events.