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As June approaches, Long Island gears up to celebrate Pride Month with an array of events and fun activities that honor and uplift the LGBTQ+ community. From colorful parades to lively discussions, Pride Month on LI offers a range of opportunities for people to come together, show their support, and advocate for equality and inclusivity. Whether you’re a member or an ally, all are welcome to participate. Our team collected the best LGBTQ+ events happening here on Long Island, perfect to add to your Pride Month 2024 itinerary.

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June 1

Lindenhurst Pride Bar Crawl

Grab a group of friends and hop from bar to bar in Lindenhurst. This bar crawl will take you on a boozy tour of Lindenhurst Village. You will be guided by Queer artists who will be dishing semi-accurate facts about the town’s history as you hop from bar to bar enjoying ice cold drinks. There are 9 stops in the crawl and check in is at 1pm at Restoration Kitchen and Cocktails. You can expect an after party hosted at Sand City where they will be dazzled by Drag Royalty and other queer artists beginning at 5pm. To keep the Pride going, Sand City is hosting its own after-after party at 7pm!


Hamptons Pride Parade 2024

Hamptons Pride

Hamptons Pride is hosting the third annual Hamptons Pride Parade on Main Street in East Hampton and Herrick Park! This is a balloon-free, flag-filled, family-fun event, beginning at 12pm.


Post Pride Parade Party at The Clubhouse

Enjoy free live music with three bands celebrating Hamptons Pride Parade. Expect drinks, food, and dancing outside at The Clubhouse at 3:30pm. Performing live is Miss Vicious, Tracy City, and The Fisty’s with Mila Tina.


June 2

Babylon Village Pride Parade

Babylon Pride

Babylon Village is hosting a Pride Parade down Main Street on June 2nd starting at 3pm. Many Babylon Village businesses will also take part in the day’s festivities, with brunches, afterparties, and drink deals.


Curator Talk at Guild Hall of East Hampton

Guild Hall of East Hampton, Curator Talk

In conjunction with the exhibit, “Ted Carey: Queer as Folk,” guest curator Matthew Nichols will discuss the art historical and cultural contexts or Ted Carey’s life and work. The queer content of Carey’s New York paintings and his tributes to other gay artists will also be examined. This program is recommended for ages 18 & up and will take place in Guild Hall’s Boots Lamb Education Center. Artist Ted Carey lived on Long Island in the 70s and 80s, and produced a compelling body of work that chronicles his life and relationships and celebrates the creative lives of other gay men.


June 8

Rock the Rainbow at Planting Fields

Planting Fields Pride

Another way to celebrate diversity this June is experiencing Planting Pride! This after-hours event will feature music from renowned musician Jill Sobule, the dynamic all-female rock group, Antigone Rising, an exciting panel discussion, and an opportunity to explore the rich history of Planting Fields. Bring your chair or blanket, sit back, and enjoy an evening full of history and community celebration, beginning at 5pm.


June 9

Patchogue Pride Parade

Patchogue Pride

Patchogue Main Street completely transformed into a sea of rainbows during last year’s inaugural parade, and you can expect an even better celebration this year. You’ll be sure to see decked out floats, cars, and people, and even might spot Santa wearing a rainbow robe at the end! Plenty of businesses and bars are promising drink specials for the event. Be sure to bring your flags, glitter, smiles, and best dance moves beginning at noon.


LI Pride Parade in Huntington

Long Island Pride Huntington

The 34th Annual Long Island Pride Parade will kick off at noon in Huntington Village. Participants will march down Main Street and then celebrate at the festival and concert featuring five hours of nonstop entertainment, vendors, family area, beer & wine garden, and so much more!


June 15

Northport Pridefest in the Park

Northport Pridefest

Northport Village Hall begins the month strong with a flag raising ceremony May 31st at noon, and then the village preps for Pridefest on June 15! Explore Northport’s specialty shops, galleries, antique stores, restaurants, wine stores, brewery, museum, and vendor tents. There will be music and giveaways for this month-long celebration.


June 16

Brunch a la Drag at RGNY Wine

Brunch a la Drag RGNY

This is a celebration of Pride, Mexican food, and fantastic wine! Hosted by Ms. Aaliyah Martinez and featuring some of your favorite classic Latina bops, this is the brunch ticket you need this month. Your ticket includes three glasses of wine, a selection of food and dessert, and nonstop entertainment with The Queen!


June 22

North Fork Pride Parade

North Fork Pride presents this year’s Pride Parade in the beautiful village of Greenport beginning at noon. There will be a lively festival at Mitchell Park, music, rainbows, and an afterparty.


June 28

Rainbow Lantern Walk

Rainbow Lantern Walk

Credit: Howard Simons

Towards the end of this jam-packed month, there is the Rainbow Lantern Walk at Sunken Meadow State Park. The walk begins at 8pm and lets you explore the park after dark with the ambiance of rainbow-colored lanterns.


July 4

Fire Island Invasion of the Pines

Fire Island Invasion

Just because June ends, doesn’t mean the celebrations have to. Every year on July 4th hundreds of drag queens and thousands of spectators gather for this “invasion” since 1976. Drag queens parade through the town and then board the ferry to Pines Harbor where they are greeted with cheers and crowned by the notorious queen, Panzi. It’s an all-day celebration with performances galore.

Be sure to stay updated on our events page as more Pride celebrations may be added throughout the month!
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