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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May 2022

Grindr Mom

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May 25 | 7:30 PMJune 5 | 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

| $35

Presented by PLUM STAB PRODUCTIONS Caught between the love for her only child and the Church she has given her entire life over to, a Mormon woman seeks answers in the most unexpected of places - Grindr, the gay dating app.  And by God, does she get them! This one-woman show written by the award-winning playwright, Ronnie Larsen (Happy Ending, Sleeping with Straight Men) features Buffalo Artie Award-winning actress, Caitlin Coleman, in a powerhouse performance, unlike any role you've seen…

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June 2022

Pride Week Barrel Tapping benefiting the Pride Center of WNY!

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June 1 | 7:00 PM10:00 PM

Time to roll out the barrel! Join the parade as we tap our June featured Bier, Hopfen Weizen, at 7pm on Wednesday, June 1st! We will be kicking of Pride Month with very special guests from the Pride Center of WNY! All guests will receive a free 0.3L of Hopfen Weizen once it is tapped! We will be donating 10% of our sales for the evening to Pride Center of WNY! For more information, please visit http://www.pridecenterwny.org/ For reservations: www.hofbrauhausbuffalo.com…

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Bittersweet Presents: Legends, Divas & Diamonds

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June 1 | 8:00 PM11:00 PM
| $5

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.…

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POSTPONED: FLEX Party

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June 3 | 8:00 PM11:00 PM
| Free

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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Fuego: Pride Dance Party (Benefitting MOCHA Buffalo)

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June 3 | 10:00 PM2:00 AM
| Tajé Jenkins-Jones

TICKETS ON SALE AT: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fuego-pride-dance-party-benefitting-mocha-buffalo-tickets-335381905307 Join us for Fuego: Pride Dance Party, the official after-party of INTERSECT: Vogue Night ••••• HERE'S THE TEA: Who: 21+ What: Fuego: Pride Dance Party (With Music From DIRTYWIFI) Where: Bittersweet (391 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY) When: 10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. ••••• EARLY BIRD TICKETS: $10 GENERAL TICKETS: $20 A portion of all ticket sales will support MOCHA Buffalo and their life-saving work. To learn more about MOCHA Buffalo, visit: https://evergreenhs.org/mochabuffalo ••••• Fuego is…

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Mental: An Inclusive Pride Drag Show

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June 3 | 11:00 PM1:00 AM
| $5

Come to the Underground Niteclub and kick off Pride Weekend with a one of a kind drag show called Mental, hosted by one of our residential queens, Damsel ‘N’ Disdress. The show starts at 11 PM, stay after the show to meet our queens and dance the night away from 1-4 AM. The show includes performers that vary in all sorts of drag, a show you won’t want to miss!

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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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Pride Drag Show and Dance Party at Gypsy Parlor!

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June 10 | 10:00 PM3:00 AM
| $5

Join us Friday June 10th for our Pride Month Drag Show and Dance Party at Gypsy Parlor! Hosted by Amazing Grace and other performances by Willa DeWisp, Ouija, and Vikki Viktor! Doors at 10, shows starting at 11! $5 cover, 21+.

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The Art of Shade Ball

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June 11 | 5:00 PM11:59 PM
| $25

The “Art of Shade” Ball is geared towards artist and creatives of all shades, during Pride Month to pay homage to the historical influence between LGBTQ+ identities and art.   This event will aid in bridging the gap between fine art and ballroom, to dissolve boundaries between differing art mediums.   This event will give local artists and performers an opportunity to express their art, whether it’s through painting, sculptures, installations, fashion, or dancing.   Naturally, each category for the…

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The Art of Shade Ball

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June 11 | 5:00 PM11:59 PM
| $25

The “Art of Shade” Ball is geared towards artist and creatives of all shades, during Pride Month to pay homage to the historical influence between LGBTQ+ identities and art.   This event will aid in bridging the gap between fine art and ballroom, to dissolve boundaries between differing art mediums.   This event will give local artists and performers an opportunity to express their art, whether it’s through painting, sculptures, installations, fashion, or dancing.   Naturally, each category for the…

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