Get out there and have some fun this weekend! Check out arts events, Pride parties, and family-friendly activities in Jersey City, New York City, and surrounding areas.
through August 18
32 Mercer St, New York
Join Happy-Go-Lucky Exhibit for their opening week! Enjoy an immersive audiovisual experience with a variety of themed rooms through August 18, 2021. Tickets start at $31 for adults (not including taxes and fees).
More Life – David Zwirner
June 24 – August 6
525 W 19th St, New York
Starting June 24th, the More Life series of solo exhibitions will be on display at David Zwirner’s New York location on the fortieth anniversary of the ongoing HIV/AIDS crisis. The exhibitions will be available to view through August 6 by appointment.
June 25 @ 5:30PM – 9PM
Big SNOW at American Dream, 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford
Stop by Big SNOW at American Dream for their LGBTQ+ Pride Night. There’ll be DJs, prizes, and more throughout the night. A portion of the proceeds will go to Garden State Equality, a New Jersey LGBTQ+ advocacy organization.
through September 15, 2021
Cipriani, 25 Broadway, New York
Enjoy a 45-minute immersive art experience at the historical Cipriani 25 Broadway building. There is mirrored flooring that reflects the vaulted ceiling, adding to the experience. Tickets are $35 (+ taxes and fees) for guests 13 and older.
Pride in the Park
June 26 @ 12PM – 3PM
Lincoln Park, Jersey City
Join the West Side Merrymakers, Hudson Pride Center, and Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival for Pride in the Park. There’ll be a Drag Queen Story Hour, Drag Queen Bingo, a Dog Costume Contest, DJs, and more.
From LA With Love
June 26 @ 12PM – 7PM
Greenpoint Terminal Market, 2 Noble St, Brooklyn
Enjoy an East Coast lowrider car show, live painting, music, and more entertainment at From LA With Love event by WendyRandom. It’s BYOB and there’ll be authentic LA street tacos available through The Los Angeles Taco Company.
Dog Day After June
June 26 @ 1PM – 5PM
Barrow Mansion, 83 Wayne St, Jersey City
Celebrate all things dog-related at Barrow Mansion! Get training tips, nutrition help, sustainable pet products and toys, or even adopt a pet. There’ll be a variety of vendors and small businesses in attendance, as well as a DJ for the day.
Weekends at the Hive
Saturdays & Sundays @ 1PM – 6PM
The Hive Goods, 77 Cornelison Ave, Jersey City
Every Saturday and Sunday, stop by The Hive Goods to shop from small businesses for vintage and handmade goods. Shop from businesses like Find & Revive, Danay Vintage, Soul Purpose Boxes, Grayson Vintage Home, and many more.
Community Block Party
June 26 @ 2PM – 8PM
Light Rail Cafe, 237 Randolph Ave, Jersey City
Bring the family for a block party by Light Rail Cafe! Enjoy food trucks, DJs, artists, vendors, and giveaways every hour. There’ll also be cree snacks and activities for children throughout the day.
Walls to Smalls
June 26 @ 5PM – 10PM | June 27 @ 3PM – 9PM
Deep Space Gallery, 77 Cornelison Ave
Head over to Deep Space Gallery for the opening weekend of Walls to Smalls, featuring works by contemporary street artists like Mustart, Distort, Blusterone, RU8ICON1, and many more. Reservations can be made by email (email@example.com) or by DM (@deepspacejc).
June 27 @ 11AM – 6PM
134 4th Ave, New York
The PrideFest LGBTQIA+ street fair is back! Expect a large selection of exhibitors, entertainers, food, and activities throughout the day to celebrate Pride. Food vendors and exhibitors include Oasis LGBT Wellness Center, Designs by Pereira,TransLatinx Network, Spoonable Spirits, Rincon Latino, and many more.
NYC Pride March
June 27 @ 12PM
NYC Pride is back with the annual Pride March with Grand Marshals Wilson Cruz, Ceyenne Doroshow, Menaka Guruswamy, Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, and Aaron Rose Philip. There’ll be live performances, on-air interviews, and a virtual program as well as a selection of pop-ups in Manhattan businesses.
We Rise Pride Party
June 27 @ 4PM – 1:30AM
Six26, 128 Christopher Columbus Dr
Join the Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival and Six26 for a free Pride party with drink specials and performances. The day starts with a brunch from 11:30AM to 4PM, and then is followed by the We Rise party on the rooftop and lounge area of Six26.