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 2023 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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Join local artists and businesses for our extended hour shopping experience. BUFFALO PRIDE EDITION! May - October we close one city block on Allen Street (between Delaware and Main) to create a unique outdoor art market complete with music, art creation and vendors dealing some of WNY's best locally made wares. Businesses and galleries will extend their hours from for a unique neighborhood wide experience. *Anyone interested in having their space or event listed can DM us or email: email@example.com…Learn more
Exhibition opening and panel discussion at Kingfish, 418 W. Ferry, for the inaugural Stratigakos Symposium at the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning. Featuring graduate student work from the University at Buffalo, Princeton and the Rhode Island School of Design, as well as conversations with invited panelists, Julie Abraham, Aaron Betsky, Joel Sanders, Harrison Apple, S.E. Eisterer, and Malcolm Rio. Join us for an opening reception, refreshments and panel discussion with our invited guests from 11am-2pm on Saturday,…Learn more
Come get ready for the parade at Apricot lane at this family friendly parade pre party! Sik braids will be offering, rainbow braids, hair tinsel, glitter parts and glitter beards to get you parade ready. Bues Beads will be there with her stunning handmade waistbeads in every color you can imagine. The store will also be open for shopping! *Apricot Lane is located right on Elmwood near the start of the Parade route.Learn more
Join the Movement for Justice Bloc and drag performers Freddie Hercury, Winter Storm, Damsel N' Disdress, and Mojo Hoejo for a family friendly drag story hour in Days Park immediately following the Pride Parade. Attendees should share the values set forth in the Bloc Statement, which is written annually by LGBTQIA2S+ employees and members of convening organizations. Read the statement at https://drive.google.com/file/d/10-ZcKUPy8AJiyiOVdRo5CBtXcnWxlEC3/view?fbclid=IwAR0HU3Tplmx55AAcogOA21icc6hPH32QBz83gsAEaD2ydBNThtG5EZI05wQLearn more
Join CNY Fertility Brandis Montez, NP, for a comprehensive webinar dedicated to illuminating the many paths to parenthood within the LGBTQ+ community. Discover the options for family-building, including assisted reproductive technology (IUI, IVF, reciprocal IVF), surrogacy, and more. Also, learn about the unique considerations such as fertility preservation for transgender individuals and couples. This webinar is a safe and inclusive space where love knows no bounds. Let's redefine family, together. Register to attend here: https://www.cnyfertility.com/lgbtq-family-building-webinar-registration/Learn more
Our community will be hosting our third annual Pride Festival throughout the day with support of other community organizations. There will be activities and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy! Crafts, dancing, music. Thanks to our amazing sponsors all Jamestown Pride events are free and open to everyoneLearn more
2nd Annual Newfane Pride Picnic Noon - 3:30pm. Join Niagara Pride and Calhoon's Pub in bringing Pride to Newfane, NY with our second annual family-friendly event. Enjoy entertainment, lawn games, and activities for children. Food will be available. Bring your family, friends, or just yourself to this laid back and fun event designed to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride. For info call 716-638-0455. Calhoon's Pub outdoor grove, 2598 Main St., Newfane.Learn more
Exclusively curated for female couples, we invite you to join us as we navigate this revolutionary path to parenthood together with Dr. Randy Fink of CNY Fertility. Delve into the heart of Reciprocal IVF, unraveling its science, the procedure details, an overview of the process, and costs, all broken down into easy-to-understand segments. We'll also celebrate the success stories of those who have walked this path before. Begin your shared journey towards bringing new life into the world, equipped with…Learn more
UUEA is excited to announce our 2023 PRIDE PARTY. Wednesday JUNE 14th, 5-8pm. Food, Ice Cream, and special guests @AnthonyChase with @PhilipFarugia on piano! Their fun cabaret performance starts at 6:30 with song & tales of Anthony's storied life to amuse us all. Queer, Ally and Family Friendly! Come one, come all, please reserve by text to 646-244-2871Learn more
Pride Interfaith Service – Niagara Pride will be hosting a Pride focused interfaith service as part of the Niagara Falls Family Fun Day. Clergy and spiritual leaders from various denominations will be on hand to deliver the service and will be available to answer questions about their places of worships and the work they are doing to reach out to the LGBTQ+ community. The Interfaith Service is from 11:00am to 12:00pm at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 140 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara…Learn more
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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 of Western New York, Inc., and its affiliated entities, hereinafter “Buffalo Pride Week”, has no affiliation with the listed third-party events or activities (“Events”).
Organizers of Events listed on our event page or calendar (hereinafter, “Organizers”) and their attendees assume all liability in connection with the listed Event and, in exchange for listing such Event on our site, Organizers agree to indemnify and hold harmless Buffalo Pride Week, its employees, representatives, assignees, officers, trustees and agents from and against any and all claims brought against Buffalo Pride Week or Organizers in connection with any of the listed Event.
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Organizers of Events agree that they are responsible for and will comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and safety guidelines.
Organizers of Events 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.