Happy Pride! June is Pride Month, a celebration of the civil rights of the LGBTQ+ community and commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising. On Sunday, June 25th the NYC Pride March will kick off at 12 pm at 26th Street and Fifth Avenue.
Several neighborhood businesses are offering promotions in support and celebration of Pride. We’ve rounded up celebratory treats, drinks, retail offerings, and experiences.
ilili, 236 Fifth Avenue, (212) 683-2929, @ililirestaurants Lebanese restaurant ilili has created an exclusive cocktail in honor of Pride called Euphoria made with butterfly-pea infused vodka, pink grapefruit liqueur, and coconut. Available only on Sunday, June 25th at ilili’s Pride Brunch 60s Pool Party from 11 am – 3 pm. Buy your tickets.
Koloman, 16 West 29th Street, (212) 790-8970,@kolomannyc French-Viennese restaurant Koloman is offering four specialty cocktails in celebration of Pride including, All Hail the Queens, Island Time, Marylin, and Josephine’s Kiss.
Shake Shack, 23rd Street and Madison Avenue, (212) 889-6600, @shakeshack Shake Shack is teaming up with PFLAG National for Pride month. Customize any shake (or frozen custard!) by adding sprinkles for 50¢ and all sprinkle proceeds will directly support PFLAG National.
The Smith, 1150 Broadway, (212) 685-4500, @thesmithrestaurant
Celebrate Pride at The Smith with a special cocktail: Pool Party Slushie made with gin, aperol, grapefruit, lemon, and prosecco. All proceeds will be donated to The Trevor Project.
Abracadabra, 19 West 21st Street, (212) 627-5194, @abracadabranyc For all your Pride looks, stop by the famous costume and magic shop for makeup, wigs, accessories, and apparel.
MAISON 10, 4 West 29th Street, (646) 590-1291, @maisonten
The concept boutique highlights 10 hand-selected products from talented designers across 10 categories from beauty to art for 10 weeks.
Broken Shaker, 23 Lexington Avenue, (212) 475-1920, @brokenshaker
The rooftop Broken Shaker at the Freehand Hotel is having Drag Bingo on Friday, June 16th from 7 – 9 pm. All proceeds will be donated to the GLAAD Organization. Additionally, join Broken Shaker for a Pride Weekend Kick-Off Party on Thursday, June 22nd from 7 pm – 1 am.
Oscar Wilde NYC, 45 West 27th Street, (212) 213-3066, @oscarwildenyc Every Saturday & Sunday of Pride Month, celebrate with a Drag Brunch at Oscar Wilde NYC. Enjoy amazing performances, a prix-fixe menu, and Pride-themed cocktails. Tickets are $75 per person. The first show begins at 12 pm followed by a second show at 2:30 pm.
SPIN New York 23, 48 East 23rd Street, (212) 982-8802, @wearespin The ping pong social club SPIN is hosting GLITA: a Pride Party on Friday, June 16th from 9 pm to 2 am. Enjoy a night of music, dance, ping pong & games, and a drag performance! Purchase tickets.