Pride Week is more than just a parade and festival, it’s about our entire Buffalo community coming together to celebrate LGBTQ+ culture and identity. We all celebrate Pride in different ways, which is why you’ll find a wide range of events to support during Buffalo Pride Week. Take a look at the calendar below for information on each unique event.

All affirming organizations, businesses and individuals can join us in celebrating 2022 Buffalo Pride Week by sharing their safe and lawful Pride activities. Any in-person events and activities shared on our event page or calendar must comply with current federal, state and local COVID-19 laws, regulations, and safety guidelines.

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June 2022

Pride Flag Raising Ceremonies in Niagara County

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June 1June 3

KICKING OFF PRIDE MONTH IN NIAGARA COUNTY - PRIDE FLAG RAISING CEREMONIES - 6/1/2022 On June 1, 2022 at various times throughout the day, Niagara Pride will be partnering with the various local government offices, the  State Park of Niagara Falls, and ArtPark in Lewiston to do Pride Flag Raising Ceremonies. We welcome folks to attend the ceremonies and advise that attendees will need to wear masks and maintain proper social distancing.  Each ceremony will be streamed live on Niagara…

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Pride Weekend Kick-Off Party

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June 3 | 7:00 PM11:00 PM
| Free

Join us at Community Beer Works to celebrate Pride Weekend 2022 with a free event sponsored by Duggan & Pawlowski LLP & Christopher Tyrpak, Attorney at Law. Use the link below to preregister. Preregistration (no donation required) guarantees you food and 1 drink ticket. If a donation of $10 or more is made with your preregistration, you will receive a 2nd drink ticket. http://weblink.donorperfect.com/CBWfundraiser 100% of donations will go directly to the Harm Reduction Center at Evergreen Health. Evergreen Health…

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Pride Parade 2022

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June 5 | 11:00 AM1:00 PM
| Free
Buffalo Pride Week

Join us in marching down Elmwood Avenue as we celebrate our history and all who make up our vibrant LGBTQ+ community here in Western New York. We’ll come together in the spirit of love and inclusivity to march with friends and allies for the “Homecoming” celebration we’ve all been waiting for. With more than 150 organizations participating, it’s a great opportunity to create a one-of-a-kind float. Or, watch the floats go by from the sidelines with your friends, family or chosen…

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Pride Festival 2022

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June 5 | 1:00 PM7:00 PM

This is the main event! Immediately following the Parade, join us for a vibrant celebration of WNY’s LGBTQ+ community, featuring entertainment, family activities, food and beverage, nonprofit and retail vendors and live performances. And while you’re at it, bring some new faces! Invite friends and family who haven’t experienced the Festival to come and see what it’s all about. Featuring performances and entertainment by Rebecca Black, Kornbread, Sonja Morgan (Real Housewives of New York) and Margaret Josephs (Real Housewives of…

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Shattering Barriers: Celebrating the First Openly Gay Judge in the 8th Judicial District – Honorable Grace M. Hanlon

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June 10 | 12:30 PM1:30 PM
| Free

Sponsored by The 8th Judicial District Gender Fairness Committee & The Richard C. Failla LGBTQ Commission of the New York State Courts.  The event will be in-person and live streamed via Microsoft Teams. To attend in-person, please RSVP by June 3rd, 2022.  To attend via Microsoft Teams, please register here.

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7th Annual Gay Alliance Blood Drive – Blood is Blood

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June 15 | 12:00 PM6:00 PM
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Join Blood is Blood and Good Deeds Buffalo to donate life-saving blood on June 15h from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM at the American Red Cross WNY Chapter Building, 786 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo,  NY 14209 Since 2015 BloodisBlood.org has been committed to encouraging the FDA to seek and implement blood donation policies that are non-discriminatory toward gay, and bisexual men. Blood is Blood has held 7 Blood is Blood Gay Alliance Blood Drives in Buffalo, NY to raise awareness of…

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