Buffalo Pride Week Schedule of Events

May 27, 2013 Updated May 27, 2013 at 2:57 PM EDT

By Mitch Simon

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Buffalo Pride Week Schedule of Events

May 27, 2013 Updated May 27, 2013 at 2:57 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - The annual Buffalo Pride Week will kick off Tuesday in Downtown Buffalo. Here is a schedule of events:

Tuesday, May 28th, 12 p.m. - Pride flag raising ceremony with Mayor Brown at Niagara
Square in front of City Hall. In the event of inclement weather, the event will take place inside.

Thursday, May 30th, 6:30 p.m.: First Annual Gay 5K Run - More than 200 LGBTQ runners and straight allies have registered for the Gay 5K Run beginning on Delaware Avenue at West Chippewa, through Niagara Square to Erie Basin Marina and ending at Soho Burger Bar.

Friday, May 31st, 6p.m.: Chroma: LGBTQ Art Opening - Located at the 464 Gallery at 464 Amherst Street. The exhibition will be curated by and comprised of LGBTQ artists from throughout Western New York. The exhibition features artworks from Brian Dickenson, Mickey Harmon, Tommy Nguyensmith, Alexandra Spaulding, CJ Szatkowski, Adam Weekley, Marcus L. Wise and more.

Saturday, June 1st, 5 p.m.: Dyke March and Allen Street Festival - A celebration of women and their contributions to the LGBTQ community, this event features the annual Dyke March beginning at 5 p.m. at Kleinhan’s, followed by Allen Street Festival which includes live entertainment, DJs and food vendors.

Sunday, June 2nd, 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.: Annual Pride Parade and Festival at Canalside - step off begins at 1 p.m. on Elmwood Avenue and Auburn. The event will feature over 75 organizations and will march down Elmwood to West Chippewa. Festivities will continue at Canalside. Over 15,000 people are expected to attend.

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