Things to Do Pride events in NYC: What to do beyond the parade By amNewYork staff Updated June 14, 2018 12:32 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Pride month goes well beyond the official New York City parade. While thousands of locals will line up on Fifth Avenue to witness the annual festivities on June 24, there are plenty of other events this month dedicated to celebrating and supporting the LGBTQ community. From art exhibits to dance parties to performances and other borough-wide parades, here's how to show your pride and celebrate Pride Month in the city: MetFridays: Pride (June 15) Photo Credit: Diana Colapietro The Metropolitan Museum of Art's weekly event series will celebrate pride the Friday before the NYC Pride March. Details of the event have yet to be announced, but expect dancing, music from local acts -- in past years, performers included the New York City Gay Men's Chorus -- and gallery talks. MetFridays are free with museum admission. (1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side, 5 to 9 p.m., $25, metmuseum.org) Pride Island (June 23) Photo Credit: Hunter Abrams Dance all day at Hudson River Park's Pier 97 to the sounds of Tove Lo, Lizzo, DJ Simon Dumore, Big Freedia, Sasha Velour and DJ Dawson. Pride Island, which is the biggest live music event for Pride, is sold out for June 24. Tickets start at $60. By amNewYork staff Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Heading to the Pride March? Here's what to knowThe route will change in preparation for the Stonewall Uprising's 50th anniversary. Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.