NYC Pride March 2011 (more by Amanda Hatfield)

NYC Pride Week returns this year from June 21 - 29, and as always, will feature the rally, which does down June 27 on Pier 26 from 6 - 9:30 PM, the march (aka the parade), which goes down June 29 at 11 AM, beginning at 36th St & 5th Ave, and many more events. On the musical side, Azealia Banks (who paid tribute to the late Maya Angelou) show happening on June 28 at Capitale (130 Bowery) with Chus & Ceballos and DJ Cindel. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

Other events happening throughout the week are Family Night on June 24 on Pier 46 at 7:30 PM (including a free screening of The Wizard of Oz), the VIP Rooftop party on June 28 at Hudson Terrace at 2 PM (tix), Teaze (formerly Rapture on the River), NYC Pride's exclusive event for women, happening June 28 on Pier 26 at 4 PM (tix), the WE Party Casino on June 28 at Hammerstein Ballroom at 10 PM (tix), the PrideFest street festival with multiple vendors, entertainers and activities on June 29 on Hudson St btwn Abingdon Sq. & W 14th St at 11 AM, and the Dance on the Pier on June 29 on Pier 26 at 4 PM with Demi Lovato and more (tickets). More info here.

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