Posts Tagged ‘Pride’

Rockland Pride

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

The Rockland Pride Center celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month with a festival in downtown Nyack on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

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Queen City Pride Picnic

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

Start your day at the Hudson Valley PRIDE March and Festival in New Paltz and then keep the energy going with the summer’s biggest, gayest, and most fabulous BYO picnic & dance party at Poughkeepsie’s Locust Grove Historic Estate.

Back for its 9th year, the Queen City Pride BYO summer community picnic starts at 5pm and promises a memorable family-friendly afternoon packed with live music, drag performances, games and dancing. What are you waiting for? Now is the time to start planning for the most fabulous picnic of the summer!

 

BYO Picnic

Ready your favorite blankets and pack up your basket for the most fabulous picnic of the summer. Creativity, uniqueness, noms and tastiness are all encouraged as you set up the ultimate al fresco spread. As always this event is 100% BYO. We will not have a bar or food vendors set up on site, so be sure to pack everything you’d like to enjoy. Alcoholic beverages are permitted (and encouraged) for those 21 and over. Small, tabletop propane barbecues and sterno warmers are permitted, otherwise no open flames, please.
 
The entire family is invited to join, please just keep any dogs on leashes and be a considerate neighbor and clean up after your pet.
 

Activites, Drag Show + Dance Party

More details will be announced as we get closer to Pride season.
 
Cover for the Queen City Pride Picnic is $10 person (kids under 14 are free).

New Paltz LGBTQ Pride March & Festival

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

Mark your calendars, because June 2017 is going to be our biggest Pride Month yet and there’s so many ways to get involved! Download your Pride Month calendar here.

 

Be a Pride Sponsor        Vendor Registration        Register to March

 

Download the 2017 Pride Guide

 

The Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center has selected best-selling author and LGBT activist Tim Murphy as Grand Marshal for the Pride March and Festival in New Paltz, taking place on Sunday, June 4. The March and Festival are the centerpiece of a month of special cultural and social events organized and sponsored by the Center.

Pride Summer Picnic

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Big Gay Hudson Valley’s 8th annual summer community pride picnic is back! We’ll be returning to the fabulous grounds of the historic Locust Grove Estate with the biggest and gayest BYO picnic of the summer season. Pack a basket and spend the day enjoying live entertainment, family activities, lawn games, picnicscape competitions, community groups and so much more.

BYO Picnic

Ready your favorite blankets and pack up your basket for the most fabulous picnic of the summer. Creativity, uniqueness, noms and tastiness are all encouraged as you set up the ultimate al fresco spread. As always this event is 100% BYO. We will not have a bar or food vendors set up on site, so be sure to pack everything you’d like to enjoy. Alcoholic beverages are permitted (and encouraged) for those 21 and over. Small, tabletop propane barbecues and sterno warmers are permitted, otherwise no open flames, please.

This year some special guest judges will be giving out prizes for Best Picnicscape (i.e. your fabulous picnic spread) in the following categories:

  • Best Food & Drink Display
  • Best Queen-Inspired Theme
  • Best Use of a Picnic Blanket

The entire family is invited to join, please just keep any dogs on leashes and be a considerate neighbor and clean up after your pet.

Entertainment + Community

Some fabulous picnicking music will be served up by Rosendale’s DJ Ali G as she spins vintage vinyl beats live from the gardens of Locust Grove. Once the sun goes down, come inside Locust Grove’s spectacular gallery and dance to the vinyl stylings of DjSquirrelsuit (who many of you may know from his Kingston-based Homo Disco parties). 

Working with our friends at Poughkeepsie Farm Project, we’ll have some family-friendly crafts and activities that kids of all ages will be able to make & take home.

Enjoy tons of live performances from local drag sensations Avi Munster, Pinky Socrates and Valkyrie Hail. Hudson’s own Trixie Starr will also be on hand with tons of prizes to be won by contestants playing in her rendition of the classic game show, Match Game.

We’ll also be joined by a variety of local and regional not-for-profit organizations and community groups who will be on hand to tell you more about what they do for our community and how you can get involved with their efforts.

Cover for the Queen City Pride Picnic is $10 person (kids under 14 are free).

Rockland Pride

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Rockland Pride

For more information, please call Rockland County Pride, (845) 634-5729.

TO BE A VENDOR AT ROCKLAND COUNTY PRIDE SUNDAY,
PLEASE CLICK HERE.

Hudson Valley Pride March & Festival

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Sunday, June 5th: PRIDE March with Grand Marshall Kate Pierson. For those marching, we will meet at the New Paltz Middle School at 12 noon. March begins promptly at 1pm. Following the March, there will be a PRIDE Festival in Hasbrouck Park with performers, a children’s table, vendors and food. Festival runs from 2-4pm.

PRIDE After party:  Location and time TBD

Kate Pierson

Pride Party featuring Miss Peppermint

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

The Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center’s Board PRIDE Reception, Volunteer Recognition Celebration and Annual Meeting, will go from 5-7, at the Center followed by a PRIDE Party at Novella’s . The party begins at 9pm, however Novellas will be serving dinner beginning at 7:30. Novellas is located at 2 Terwilliger Lane in New Paltz.

This year’s special guest: Miss Peppermint!

Peppermint

"Drag Yourself Out" at the LOFT with Westchester Pride!

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

Get ready to “Drag Yourself Out”! Bring on the makeup, dresses, wigs, shoes, facial hair, suits, bow ties and attitude as you become “Queen For A Day” or “King Of The Castle”…Drag Queen/King that is. We are taking Gender Bender to the max with this fun day of Dress Up. Various consignment shops, Mary Kay, make-up artists and seasoned Drag Queens will be on hand to provide you with the tools to try dressing in Drag [Feel free to bring your own supplies also!]. A Photographer will be on hand to capture your sassy new look, and The LOFT’s open mic night immediately follows. Why not prepare a lip sync or some other act (bring a copy of your music) to showcase your new drag persona? Dinner will be provided by the LOFT. $25 per person includes drag instruction, some supplies, dinner, and entrance to Open Mic.

Westchester Pride at Playland

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

The Westchester Pride Coalition announced today that Westchester County’s third annual LGBT Pride celebration will take place at Rye Playland on Saturday, September 10, 2011 from 12:00 to 8:00 pm. This will be the third year for the county’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered residents to gather to enjoy a fun-filled, family-friendly day. Attendees are encouraged to wear red shirts to show unity and pride.

The event is organized by a coalition of thirteen not-for-profit agencies serving the LGBT community known as the Westchester Pride Coalition (WPC). More than 350 residents turned out for similar Pride events in 2009 and 2010. Guests do not have to identify as LGBT in order to attend; many “straight” allies are expected to attend as well.

The event is staged months after New York State passed a landmark marriage equality bill legalizing same-sex marriage. A celebration of the historic bill will be held at #:00 pm at the Pride Pavilion, headquarters within the Playland park for the festivities.

Westchester Pride at Playland also features vendors, a health fair, and live entertainment featuring Cheer NY, an LGBT cheerleading squad, the Rhythm Knights dance troupe, a drumming circle and music by Minx & Gracie.

The event is open to the public with admission to Playland. Discounted advance tickets can be purchased at www.westchesterpride.org.

Westchester County's First Gay Pride Event

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Westchester’s first LGBTQ Pride event is here…FINALLY!

Westchester County didn’t have a pride festival…that is until NOW! More to the point, we’re making up for lost time with an event like none other in our area!

Join ARCS, the rest of the Westchester Pride Coalition and hundreds of LGBTQ Westchester residents for a day of WESTCHESTER PRIDE at PLAYLAND, when your LGBT family, friends, allies, and kids of all ages come to celebrate. Better yet, your discounted admission gets you onto all the rides, all day, and all you want.

WEAR RED! We’re encouraging all attendees to wear something red so that we stand out loud and proud!

Your first stop will be the Pride Pavilion right inside Playland, where you can peruse the vendors selling LGBT paraphernalia, or take in some light entertainment, or meet and greet your friends and make new ones. Come and visit the LGBT organizations and groups that make up the Westchester Pride Coalition, the guys and gals who are making it all possible!

Then it’s time to hit those rides! A variety of mealtime and ride Meet-Ups are scheduled throughout the day, where we’ll set a time and ride for various components of our LGBT community, so you can meet new friends, just like you! Don’t forget, Playland has dozens of rides for smaller kids, so you gay moms and dads out there be sure to bring your children.

We’ll have entertainment throughout the day, including a special contest for the area’s greatest musical acts! Order your tickets now by visiting WestchesterPride.org. We’ll see you there!