NYC Pride March
New York Gay Pride dates, parade, route - misterb&b
This year, the march begins at the north west side of Madison Square Park and heads south on Fifth Avenue. See the route here. Politicians like Mayor Bill de Blasio, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and Sen. A long time. The route takes about minutes for most participants to complete, and there are an estimated , of them. If history repeats itself, the last marching groups could reach the finish as late as pm.
Theaters , gay bars , historical societies, libraries, and city parks all have additional educational, entertaining, and decadent plans of their own. The parade steps off on 37th Avenue at noon, followed by a block party at 75th Street and 37th Road till 6pm. Cost : Free to attend; bring cash for snacks and sips.
New York City Pride March is an event celebrating the LGBTQ community ; it is one of the largest annual Pride marches in the world, attracting tens of thousands of participants and millions of sidewalk spectators each June. The largest NYC Pride March to date coincided with the Stonewall 50 — WorldPride NYC festivities, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the riots at the Stonewall Inn , with , participants and five million visitors to Manhattan on Pride weekend;  an estimated four million attended the parade. This riot and further protests and rioting over the following nights were the watershed moment in the modern LGBT rights movement and the impetus for organizing LGBT pride marches on a much larger scale.