North Jersey Pride Events
We have tons of Pride fun planned for June. Check it out below!
6/4 @ 9AM
North Jersey Pride Run 5K
Show your Pride colors! This USATF-certified 5K begins and ends in Grove Park, South Orange. Runners and walkers of all ages, speeds, and styles are welcome to participate and show their support for LGBTQ+ equality! Sign up to run!
Grove Road & S. Orange Ave., South Orange
Fri., June 9 @ 8PM
Jessica Kirson Live
Don’t miss your chance to laugh the night away with standup comedian and South Orange native Jessica Kirson as part of SOPAC’s first ever LGBTQ+ Pride weekend! Get your tickets now!
6/11 @ 12PM
11th Annual North Jersey Pride Festival
Fabulous live stage showcasing incredible national and local talent, 100+ merchant vendors, and fab food court, plus a huge Rainbow Kids Zone with inflatables, games and a live interaction kids stage! FREE
Memorial Park, Dunnell Rd. & Oakview Ave., Maplewood
Sun., 6/11 @ 7pm
Tonys Viewing Party!
Right after the Festival ends, grab a wardrobe change and join us on the red carpet for the 76th Annual Tony Awards live-cast on the big screen in the main SOPAC theater! Bar, light food and special guests.
Thurs., 6/15 @ 5:30PM
All LGBTQIA+ high school seniors are invited to participate in the annual Lavender Graduation ceremony, honoring and celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, queer, asexual, intersex, and allied students, and acknowledge their achievements and contributions in school and community. Sign up to attend>>
Columbia High School, 17 Parker Ave., Maplewood
Thurs., 6/15 @ 7pm-10pm
Big Queer Prom
Maplewood Arts and Culture, in partnership with Rainbow Youth Alliance and North Jersey Pride, present Big Queer Prom, a free, public party for LGBTQ+ folks and allies of all ages. An evening of food, music, and community. RSVP here.
Thurs., 6/22 @ 7pm
Pride with the Yankees
Come enjoy this American pastime with queer community! Each ticket includes: 1st tier seating on the 3rd base line; New York Yankees hat with the Yankees logo in the Progress Pride Flag colors; regular sized hot dog; one drink (a 12oz domestic beer for those 21 years of age or older with a valid ID, Pepsi product or Poland Spring bottled water); and lots of fun with queer community!
Yankees Stadium, 1 E 161 St, Bronx, NY