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: firstname.lastname@example.org…Learn more
Mickey Harmon is a Buffalo-based illustrator, artist, muralist and community organizer. Just before the pandemic Mickey lost his salaried position at a local Buffalo company for illustrating nudes at his desk. Mickey hasn't stopped illustrating nudes since. With a focus on the male form, Mickey, under the moniker Super Twunk, has worked with various body types all over the world. Ranging in intimate portrait commissions to full on queer festival identities, Mickey has worked in a wide range of illustrations…Learn more
Join us at The Banshee Irish Pub to celebrate Buffalo Pride Weekend 2023 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 $20 or more is made with your preregistration, you will receive a 2nd drink ticket. https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/WebLink.aspx... 100% of donations will go directly to the Harm Reduction Center at Evergreen Health.…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
The first annual Gay Mart is a flea/maker’s market geared towards lgbtqia+ people. Gay Mart is meant to be a safe space for all lgbtqia+ creators, vendors, and entertainers to showcase their products in booths set up in either the Market Square Park or inside the Story Garage, located adjacent to the park. The historic park is an open, welcoming, and fresh spot to set up in, with space for food trucks/vendors and even has plaques detailing the history of…Learn more
Join local artists, musicians, DJs and Vogue Buffalo for an afternoon of live art, music and vogue! Happening at the new Twenty Six Allen Street for an outdoor parking lot queer art festival. Event runs from 3-9pm. Details to come.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
Rookie Knights features new and newish Drag Kings and Things who are looking for a safe and non judgmental place to hone their drag persona. The show will be held on the first Tuesday of every month at The Gypsy Parlor. Our Pride edition takes place on Tuesday 6/6 at 8PM. No Cover, but bring some dollars to tip your Rookies!Learn 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
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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”).
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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.