June 27, 2013 | by Staff reports
Road trip: NYC Pride
New York City, gay news, Washington Blade

New York City (Photo by Daniel Schwen via Wikimedia Commons)

New York City Pride kicks off this weekend on Friday from 7-10 p.m. at Hudson River Park’s Pier 26 in TriBeCa with the NYC Pride Rally. This year’s hosts are Pandora Boxx from RuPaul’s Drag Race and Keith Price, with performances by Pam Ann and Vicci Martinez.

The NYC Pride March starts on Sunday at 11 a.m. at 36 St. and 5 Ave.  This year’s Grand Marshals are Edith Windsor, Harry Belafonte and Earl Fowlkes. Following the march is PrideFest, a massive LGBT public street fair with vendors and entertainers on Hudson Street between Abdingdon Square and West 14th Street PrideFest is from 11 a.m. -6 p.m.

NYC Pride has many other events during the weekend, finishing with the Dance on the Pier party on Sunday from 3-10 p.m. on Pier 26 in Hudson River Park featuring Cher and Deborah Cox. Tickets are $75 and $125 for VIP passes, and all proceeds go to NYC Pride Week events and community organizations. For more details on NYC Pride, visit nycpride.org.

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