NYC Pride Week 2018: Parties, Promos & Packages

NYC Pride Week is coming up soon (6/15–6/24) and we all know the city turns into one big rainbow-colored heck of a good time! And while the march may go down on just one day, the week is filled with loads of fabulous events and parties for all members of the rainbow to celebrate LGBTQ heritage.

We’ve got got some amazing LGBTQ promotions and parties in NYC that we want you to checkout. Checkout the details below on LGBQT-focused hotel programming and events at Moxy Times Square and packages at Hotel Indigo Lower East Side, plus drinks specials and parties from The VNYL, North River Lobster Co. and more.

“Stay with Pride” Package — All week

Celebrate Pride with a special LGBTQ-themed package at Hotel Indigo Lower East Side. Stay during the week of Pride and you’ll receive a bottle of Chandon California Brut 750ml, Hotel Indigo PRIDE Luggage tag, a Hotel Indigo PRIDE postcard, plus a 3pm check-out so you can fully enjoy the festivities ;) Book your Pride Week reservation HERE.

Interested in soaking up the sun, while sippin’ on some delicious cocktails? Assuming that’s a yes, so while you’re there, grab a table or spot by the pool at Mr. Purple, the vibrant rooftop bar perched on the 15th floor. The breathtaking 360-degree views of downtown Manhattan will not disappoint, trust me.

Celebrate Pride at Moxy Times Square throughout the entire month of June with an assortment of exciting programming. Ranging from their ‘Proudest Day Ever’ celebration on Wednesday, June 20th, to a limited-edition Pride themed bode yoga class, to their curated ‘Oh My What A Really Big Package’ package — Moxy Times Square will be the perfect home base all things Pride!

‘Proudest Day Ever’ — Wednesday, June 20th

· Experience a walking tour of famed LGBT sites in the West Village with NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project

· An exclusive series of evocative Madboots Dance performances throughout the hotel in conjunction with their upcoming Joyce Theater debut

· A special Pride edition of their Wednesday night programming ‘Hey Moxy!’ at Bar Moxy at 6 p.m., hosted by NY’s favorite downtown denizen, Ty Sunderland and Drag Queen of the Year, Ruby Fox

· Baked by Melissa limited-edition Pride cupcake giveaways

#SWEATatMoxy Pride edition — Thursday, June 21st

bodē nyc Pride-themed class on the Magic Hour rooftop, featuring a playlist of your favorite celebratory anthems led by trainer Sam Given (we hear alter ego and killer queen Millie Grams will be making an appearance!).

“Oh My What a Really Big Package” package — All month

· Complementary Sugar Daddy & Vitamin D specialty cocktails

· Museum of Sex tickets

· Out Magazine subscription

· Priority access to their always LGBTQ+- friendly programming

Take advantage of the (finally!) gorgeous weather during Pride Week at North River Lobster Co. at Pier 81. For the full week they will be serving up a selection of fun rainbow colored shots* that are sure to take your Instagram to the next level. Of course you can also expect lobster rolls, a fully stocked raw bar, buckets of cold beer and frosé — all while cruising on the Hudson River with stunning views of the New York City skyline. Count us in!

The VNYL’s A.B.C. Party — Thursday, June 21st

Pride Weekend 2018 = Party time at The VNYL. On Thursday 6/21, come show off your wildly creative style at The VNYL’s A.B.C. Party*. Yep, you guessed it…dress code: Anything But Clothes! You can wear a kitchen sink skirt. You can be bedsheets chic. Wear your favorite pleated pillow pants and curtain corsage. Just don’t wear clothes…it’s that simple ;) Make sure your outfit is made for dancing though because a DJ will be spinning all night.

The Woodstock’s Pride Day Pizza Party — Sunday, June 24th

Have you gotten a chance to check out the newly opened Woodstock yet? This happening pizza bar and cocktail lounge in Meatpacking District serves up good spirits only in addition to their delicious (and affordable!) pizzas and specialty cocktails. Come celebrate the week at The Woodstock’s Pride Day Pizza Party*. On Sunday, 6/24 starting at 1:00PM, in addition to their normal menu, they will be offering a Pride of ’69 cocktail and All You Need Is Love dessert pizza — yum! DJ will be spinning all day of course.



Tony Bowles is one of the youngest sought journalists in the media world. He focuses on lifestyle, travel, entertainment, food, and more! Based in New York City

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Tony Bowles is one of the youngest sought journalists in the media world. He focuses on lifestyle, travel, entertainment, food, and more! Based in New York City