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

LGBTIQ Listening Session

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June 2 | 6:30 PM8:30 PM
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LET'S WALK TOGETHER AS A CHURCH WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT. WHAT ARE YOUR HOPES AND CONCERNS FOR THE FUTURE OF THE CHURCH? Pope Francis invites the people of Christ..all people, regardless of their faith or current engagement with the Church to come together. Let us all share and envision the future of the Church with each other! We need to hear the diverse voices of all people - including people who have left the practice of the faith, people of…

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LGBTIQ Listening Session

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June 2 | 6:30 PM8:30 PM
| Free

LET'S WALK TOGETHER AS A CHURCH WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT. WHAT ARE YOUR HOPES AND CONCERNS FOR THE FUTURE OF THE CHURCH? Pope Francis invites the people of Christ..all people, regardless of their faith or current engagement with the Church to come together. Let us all share and envision the future of the Church with each other! We need to hear the diverse voices of all people - including people who have left the practice of the faith, people of…

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Pride Weekend Kick-Off Party

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June 3 | 7:00 PM11:00 PM
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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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POSTPONED: FLEX Party

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June 3 | 8:00 PM11:00 PM
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Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control the FLEX Party has been postponed. Stay tuned for updates and the new event date! Urban Life plus Individuality Equals FLEX! FLEX is WNY's original urban dance party, a FREE after-dark inclusive event that celebrates queer urban hip-hop culture. Everyone is welcome to come flex their pride to hip-hop, ballroom , house, bounce and a variety of international mixes. Hosted by Keke Valasquez-Lord with DJ Aanya spinning the mixes.

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Pride Market

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June 4 | 10:00 AM3:00 PM
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Come show your PRIDE at the Buffalo Holiday Market this weekend! Get a flight of PRIDE mimosas from the Traveling Tipsy Bar, a pride braid from Braids by Cassie, and shop small from local LGBTQ+ vendors.

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Greek ‘NIk

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June 4 | 12:00 PM4:00 PM
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Greek’Nik is a Pride day party emphasizing Buffalo’s Black & Latino LGBTQ+ community. This event is open to all and free (Hosted by Lil Mami & Music by Trav1sTw1n)

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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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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
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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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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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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.