Pride Week kicks-off in Western New York

Posted at 6:14 PM, May 29, 2018

WNY Pride Week 2018 is now underway.

Events will be held at various locations and venues throughout Buffalo for a week's worth of celebration, advocacy and community engagement.

Here's the schedule for this year's events:


Niagara Square in front of City Hall; free and open to the public

Larkin Filling Station, 745 Seneca St.; $22 in advance; $25 late registration

  • May 31 - Out For Business presented by HSBC

Curtiss Hotel, 210 Franklin St.

  • June 2 – Dyke+ March hosted by Buffalo Dyke March in partnership with the Pride Center

Begins at corner of W. Ferry and Elmwood; celebration to follow in Bidwell Park 

  • June 3 - Pride Parade presented by M&T Bank

Elmwood Ave. between Forest Ave. and Allen St.; free and open to the public

  • June 3 - Pride Festival presented by M&T Bank

Canalside, 44 Prime St., $10 admission/free for ages 15 and under; $45 Barefoot Lounge

The Pride Center of Western New York and Evergreen Health co-host Pride Week.

"Buffalo & Western New York Pride Week benefits the Pride Center of Western New York, Inc. Event proceeds help to support the organization’s year-round programs and services.

The mission of the Pride Center is to work with the community to make Western New York a safe, healthy, and satisfying place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people to live, work, and establish their families. Visit to learn more."


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