2021 Pride Guide
June 23, 2021
In 2020 we were all cooped up inside, but for 2021 it’s time to come out and about for Pride. See what’s happening in Meatpacking this weekend as we celebrate the LGBTQ community in our neighborhood and the city.
Courtesy of The High Line
The High Line
Hulu Presents: Pride Never Stops
June 24 – 27
For four days, Hulu will transform the High Line’s Diller – von Furstenberg Sundeck (located between 14th + 15th streets) into a Pride Sculpture Garden. Featuring LGBTQ+ storytellers, each flower sculpture will include audio recordings that create a collective soundscape for visitors to enjoy. More info here.
High Line Pride Tour
Saturday, June 26
Hear the story behind New York City’s park in the sky and the role the LGBTQ+ community played in its development. Join The High Line for a free 75-minute long tour led by a High Line Docent, a knowledgeable volunteer guide who offers you an insider’s perspective on the park’s history, design, and landscape viewed through an LGBTQ+ lens.
Note that the tour is limited to 20 people. There are no reservations and spots are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. More info here.
THRIVIA! with Thorgy Thor
Wednesday at Le Scaf (aka The Standard Plaza) at 8pm
From RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 8, All Stars 3, Thorgy Thor will host trivia with a different theme each week. There will be prizes, drink specials and more. RESERVE
MUSE: RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Viewing Party
Thursday, June 24 at 8pm
Hosted by Kandy Muse & Xunami Muse
Kandy Muse (RPDR season 13 finalist) and her drag daughter Xunami Muse are coming in hot for season 6 of All Stars. Expect a kiki about the show during commercial breaks, lots of drinks, getting a little messy, and then a few shows after the episode. Table reservations only, so make sure to reserve a spot! RESERVE
BOUND x Tom of Finland Pride
Friday, June 25
Le Bain at 10pm
Music by Falseboi (Shyboi + False Witness), Signe Pierce (Live), Joselo, Katie Rex
Hosted by Bond Hardware, Coco Layne, Lanee Byrd, Liara Roux with scenes from Mistress Nina.
Susanne Bartsch presents Pride On Top!
Saturday, June 26
Le Bain at 10pm
Music by Amber Valentine, Mazurbate, P_A_T. Hosted by Amanda Lepore, CT Hedden, Lola Von Rox, Jessica Love, McClayne Ycmat, Linux, Ryan Burke, Radical Pom, Ruby Fox, Jeffrey Scott, Suburbia, Kiss. RSVP
Paradisco Pride by Occupy The Disco
Sunday, June 27
Le Bain at 3pm
The Standard favorite DJ trio spins out Pride Weekend, with vibey rooftop disco and house moments, plus plenty of margaritas and sunshine to leave you glowing. RSVP
All at Le Scaf (aka The Standard Plaza) at 8pm
Sunday, June 27: Madonna: Truth or Dare
Monday, June 28: The Birdcage
Tuesday, June 29: The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
Pride Celebration with Julie Mehretu
Thursday, June 24
In collaboration with artist Julie Mehretu, the Whitney is celebrating Pride with a free after-hours event featuring an evening of music by DJ REBORN and refreshments on the Museum’s fifth floor terrace. Mehretu’s mid-career survey will be open for viewing in the Museum’s fifth floor Neil Bluhm Family Galleries during the event. RSVP Required
Queer History Walks
Friday, June 25 at 6:30pm
This summer the Whitney is hosting a series of free walking tours that explore the queer histories of the neighborhood surrounding the Museum. Participants will visit the former sites of bars, clubs, and public spaces and consider the intersection between artistic and sexual experimentation that occurred alongside the piers of the West Side. Register.
Vault, the newest bar in the neighborhood, located below Chelsea Market is hosting
PRIDE themed evenings all week long. Expect LGBTQ DJ’s, Drag Queen hostesses, dancers and entertainment all throughout the lounge. Book a spot on RESY.
WHAT TO WEAR
The Kooples will be celebrating Pride through a clothing collaboration with French artist Clement Legrand. The collection is titled “Proud to Love” and includes eight t-shirts in the colors of the pride flag as well as black and white. For the month of June, the storefront on 14th Street is currently displaying original illusions by Legrand in the window.
In celebration of Pride Month, FRAME has created an exclusive capsule collection to raise money for Gays + Lesbians Living in A Transgender Society (G.L.I.T.S.), a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating holistic solutions to the health and housing crisis in the LGBTQIA community.
100% of net profits from the Pride Capsule Collection will be donated to G.L.I.T.S. and is available to purchase in-store at the Meatpacking FRAME location.
WHAT TO EAT
The Gansevoort Rooftop Pride Drink
Satisfy your sweet tooth and celebrate with mini rainbow sprinkle doughnuts from Doughnuttery