HER's guide to Brooklyn Pride 2019: The lesbian parties and queer events you need to be at

Pride season is here! And Brooklyn is kicking us off with the hottest line up we’ve seen. Get ready for your official Global Pride kick off and warm up for the Stonewall 50. We’ve got everything from sober socials to all night ragers to start your Pride season in style.

THE HIGHLIGHT PARTY:

The blowout you can not afford to miss. Hot Rabbit / Bad Habit are taking on Pride in their usual exxtra style at Lot 45 Bushwick. With performances by Jayse Vegas & Kat Cunning, Voguing by The House of Olympus and free haircuts by Hairrari Barbershop – you’ll be glad you spent every dollar on this party (and saved on a hair cut next week). Organiser Emily says “we have killer local DJs (including Mary Mac who tours with Madonna!), amazing performances and free haircuts! Bring your friends of all genders to this truly BROOKLYN style Pride party”

Hot Rabbit / Bad Habit •••BROOKLYN PRIDE••• Queer Dance Party!
Sat, Jun 8 10pm – 4am

Lot 45 Bushwick

Tickets Available for $10-$20 here


THE KICK OFF PARTY:

In a venue that’s queer as they come, Whitney Day is hosting the kick off party to rival the rest of your weekend. She’s here to help you “Kick off Brooklyn Pride weekend at a Queer owned & operated venue in Bushwick, with a huge dance floor, out door space and drink specials. The night features music by DJs Kandylion, Whitney Day & QRTR, plus dancers Bean & Tanya Karina, and other special surprises!“

Polychrome

Friday 7th June, 10pm – 4am

3 Dollar Bill – 260 Meserole St, Brooklyn, NY 11206

Tickets Available for $10-$20 here


THE PARTY IN THE MUSEUM:

Brooklyn’s beloved dance party centering on queer and trans people of color is hosting their BK Pride event at Brooklyn Museum. Enjoy sets from resident DJs Oscar Nñ and Adam R. with special guests Dee Diggs, Mazurbate, and Zenobia, plus drinks and curator tours of Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall happening all night long.

Open to all ages!

Papi Juice Brooklyn Pride

Saturday, June 8th – 8pm – 12pm
Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Tickets Available for $15-$25 here


THE WILD PARTY:

It’s Whitney’s 5th Anniversary at the one & only House of Yes. Expect an over-the-top, all-out expression of love, music, freedom, equality with splash of glitter on the dance floor! Music by Morabito, Whitney Day & Rabia Khan. Performances by Merrie Cherry, the Fogo Azul Drummers, Lady Circus go-go’s and aerialists, plus 3D visuals by VJ Mamiko, body painting, drink specials, outdoor patio and much more at this most popular Brooklyn pride party.

YES! We are Brooklyn Pride

Saturday, June 8th – 10pm – 4am
House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237
Tickets Available for $20-$30 here


THE BROOKLYN LEGEND PARTY:

Here arrives the legendary House of LAID with their Pride party. Keeping it real sweaty with you in Park Slope since 2008. Get ready to dance all night long with Elosi (Truuu Party) – DJ Roze-Royze (Set It Off), Rimarkable (Joy/Everybody Random), Noa D (Laid), Djnastyesquire NYC and MC Kotic Couture. And watch out for the mind-blowing visuals from s.e.a

LAID Dance Party + SET It OFF Queer HIP HOP Dance Party
Saturday June 8 – 8pm – 4am
The Bell House, 149 7th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Tickets Available for $10 here


THE BROOKLYN LEGEND PARTY:

Resident DJ Horrorchata (Bushwig) is coming at you with the drag line up of Pride. We’re talking Untitled Queen, Maddelyn hatter, Charlene, Riffy Royalty, Phaedra Phaded, Angelica Sundae and Mini Horrowitz. Prepare to sashay and stay all night and this one.

Be Cute Brooklyn Pride

Saturday, June 8 – 11pm – 4am

Littlefield, 635 Sackett St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Tickets Available for $10 to $20 here


THE SOBER PARTY:

In their own words: “This year, QSN celebrates Brooklyn Pride with an endless night of soup, drag and queer cinema!

6:30-9pm, Chefs Blessing Schuman-Strange, Jenn de la Vega and Caroline McAuliffe will serve up piping hot bowls of their own creation, paired with breads from Bread Alone. Veggie, vegan, gf options always available. Soup service will continue all evening. We will not run out of soup! No tix or RSVP required. Just show up!

9pm, the party moves to the theater for a drag performance and screening of queer cult classic, But I’m a Cheerleader. We’ll be joined by the film’s director, Jamie Babbit. TiCKETS ARE required for the movie.” Did you hear that – meet the director of But I’m a Cheerleader. See ya there queers.

QSN: Brooklyn Pride Goes to the Movies

Sunday, June 9 at 6:30pm – 11pm

Nitehawk Cinema – Prospect Park, 188 Prospect Park W, Brooklyn, New York 11215


THE PRIDE PARADE:

Have you ever been to a night time parade? It changes EVERYTHING. Make your way to the kick off line
TWILIGHT PARADE

SATURDAY, JUNE 8th at 7:30pm
The parade starts around Lincoln Place and ends at 9th St. & 5th Avenue and steps off promptly at 7:30pm.