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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Pride week kicks off Legends, Divas & Diamonds with your host, Keke Valasquez-Lord. Keke is a well known entertainer in the Western New York area. LD&D is a show crafted especially to suit the vibe at Bittersweet Piano Lounge. The show will take you back to those divas, legends and many who wore/loved diamonds; Liza, Donna, Tina, Ella, Whitney, Cher, and others--an experience you don't want to miss. We are open 6p-12a and showtime is 8p. Drink specials all night.…Learn more
Musicians in the LGBTAIQ+ come together for Part 3 of Pop/R&B singer Jay Aquarious event 'R&B And Hip-Hop PRIDE', however there are new twists. This version is branded as a Pop music edition, split into 2 different list of performers New-Star Lineup (new performers in the music scene): Ren S. Dior Phigon Quaran All-Star Lineup (familiar faces who have been making their presence known): Jay Aquarious Loncé the Starr Charlie Bae Curtis Lovell Aqueira Oshun (Theatre Actress) is BACK as…Learn more
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…Learn more
Cocktails will be ready and straight to the dance floor--no waiting in lines!!! The original TEA DANCE in WNY. Bringing you a blended experience for your senses. Some of the best music in the region produced by local and visiting DJs, visual effects, cocktails, and always a few surprises in the mix. Emerge-Pride edition of tea dance will be expanded into the ballroom at Hotel Lafayette and ticket purchase will include one complimentary drink. DJ Charles Masters will be spinning…Learn more
Disclaimer of Liability and Indemnification: Buffalo Pride Week has created this calendar site as a public service to post third-party event information. Buffalo Pride Week, The Evergreen Health Foundation and its affiliated entities, hereinafter “Buffalo Pride Week”, has no affiliation with the listed third-party events or activities and makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability or completeness of any information on this site. Organizers of third-party events and activities listed on our event page or calendar (hereinafter, “Organizers”) and their attendees assume all liability in connection with the listed event or activity and, in exchange for listing such event or activity on our site, Organizers agree to indemnify Buffalo Pride Week, its employees, representatives, assignees, officers, trustees and agents from any and all claims brought against Buffalo Pride Week or Organizers in connection with any of the listed third-party events or activities. Buffalo Pride Week assumes no liability, of any kind, for the listed third-party events or activities and is not responsible for any losses or damages of any kind incurred in connection with the listed third-party events or activities, the use of this site, or for any reliance on any information provided on this site. Use of this site and attendance at any third-party event posted on this site is solely at your own risk. Organizers of third-party events and activities agree that they are responsible for and will comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and safety guidelines, including but not limited to, those that apply to COVID-19. Buffalo Pride Week expressly disclaims all liability for Organizers’ compliance with COVID-19 applicable laws, regulations and safety guidelines. Organizers of third-party events and activities are not permitted to use the name or logo of Buffalo Pride week without the express written permission of Buffalo Pride Week and shall not represent that their event is promoted, endorsed, supported, or sponsored by Buffalo Pride Week, or held in conjunction therewith, without the express written permission of Buffalo Pride Week.