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Your Guide to Long Island Pride on the Beach

Your Guide to Long Island Pride on the Beach

Come one, come all - Long Island Pride begins June 21, 2019. Bringing people in the Long Beach area together for the annual parade, beach party, and much more, Pride on the Beach celebrates and honors the accomplishments of the LGBTQ+ community, raises awareness, and creates an environment of support, accessibility, and solidarity. The best part is that the weeklong festival takes place on the beach, just steps from Allegria Hotel.

We’ve rounded up the hottest events to drop in on and all you need to know to make the most of one of the largest LGBT Pride celebrations in the NY Tri-State area.

Ready to get loud and proud? Check out these can’t-miss events

  • Kickoff Party at Junction. Attend the LGTB Network’s official Pride Weekend kickoff party featuring DJs, live music, drinks, and tasty bites at Junction Live Music Sports Grill. June 21, 7:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. 20 W Park Ave.

  • Pride Beach Party. Soak up the sun on the shores of the Atlantic with music and more. The party is free for all, but remember to snag a required beach pass for all events in the sand. June 22, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. The Beach at 1 Long Beach Blvd.

  • Pride Market Fair. The fair features hundreds of vendors, exhibitors, and shops on the Long Beach Boardwalk. June 23, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Long Beach Boardwalk between National and Edwards Boulevards

  • 29th Annual Long Island Pride Parade. Put on your best rainbow gear and join thousands of LGBT allies as they make their way through the streets of Long Beach. View decorated floats, performers, student and professional marching bands, and more during this epic parade. June 23, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Broadway from Lafayette Boulevard to Long Beach Boulevard

  • Concert on the Beach. After the parade, catch live music at Long Beach Boulevard all afternoon. June 23, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. 1 Long Beach Blvd

Long Island Pride offers a wealth of gay-oriented and LGBTQ-friendly shows, parties, celebrations, and more. Grab your Pride on the Beach gear in advance to skip the merch lines and celebrate with the tens of thousands of attendees. View the entire event lineup here.

Want to stay connected? Text LIPRIDE to 484848 for Long Island Pride event updates, like upcoming performance schedules and vendor information. Pride on the Beach runs June 21 - 27, 2019.

Allegria Hotel is the only luxury hotel in Long Beach located just off the boardwalk. Enjoy excellent views of the beach and access to our rooftop pool all summer long. Book your getaway to celebrate Pride on the Beach in advance for the best prices and deals!