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.

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June 2022

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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Bittersweet Presents: Tea Dance

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June 5 | 3:00 PM8:00 PM
| $15

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…

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Loncé The Starr’s 2nd Annual Pride Festival

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June 11 | 11:00 AM6:00 PM

This year I’m making history again. It’s my cities second pride festival celebration June 11th allocated at Gill Creek Park. Niagara Falls NY 11am-6pm and I would love for you so to come out and celebrate. This event is for all and to represent us in ways others won’t. Food, drinks, entertainment and a unforgettable experience. There will be a pop up shop with a few of our local vendors, Drag brunch, a talent show and fashion show. We are…

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Newfane Family Fun Pride Fest

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June 11 | 12:00 PM3:30 PM

Join Niagara Pride and Calhoon's Pub in bringing Pride to Newfane, NY with the 1st ever Newfane Family Fun Pride Fest.  Bring your family, friends, or just yourself to this laid back and fun event designed to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride in Newfane, NY. Enjoy entertainment and lawn games.  Food will be available for purchase at Calhoon's Pub. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets to hang out in restaurant's back lawn area. Superheroes will be on hand for…

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Oliver Street Pride Fest

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June 18 | 11:00 AM5:00 PM

Oliver Street Pride Fest – the Oliver Street Merchant Association is bringing back the Oliver Street Pride Festival this year to North Tonawanda; representatives from Niagara Pride will be on hand along with live entertainment, crafters, artisans, food vendors and more; Event runs from 11:00am to 5:00pm at Heritage Park on Oliver St., North Tonawanda, NY. Schedule of Entertainment! 10:45AM: Ceremonial Flag Raising Noon: Drag Show 1PM: Oasis Dance Troop Belly Dance Demonstration 2PM: Drag Show 3PM: Yellow Jack Duo…

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Niagara Falls Family Fun Pride Day

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June 25 | 11:00 AM4:00 PM

Join Niagara Pride in bringing Pride to Niagara Falls, NY with the 1st ever Niagara Falls Family Fun Pride Day.  Bring your family, friends, or just yourself to this laid back and fun event designed to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride in Niagara Falls, NY.

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