The 2019 Pride March, which commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, will step off at noon on Sunday, June 30th from 26th Street and 5th Avenue.
NYC Pride, the official host of WorldPride 2019 | Stonewall 50, is pleased to announce its first phase of talent announcements with the legendary Saturday headliner Grace Jones, along with Teyana Taylor, Pabllo Vittar, and more for Pride Island 2019. Pride Island, the multi-day live musical event featuring dazzling performances, will take place from Saturday, June 29 to Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Pier 97 in New York City. Sunday’s headliner will be announced at a later date.
The evening will provide a full slate of influential speakers and global musical talents who represent the cultural diversity, tenacity, and grace of the LGBTQIA+ community. One of the renowned artists slated to perform is Grammy-Award winning singer-songwriter, Melissa Etheridge.
Organized by NYC Pride, this year hosts a full calendar of events in New York City from June 14 - 24, 2018 with over 2.1 million in attendance.
NYC Pride announces its four Grand Marshals slated to lead the 49th NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 24, 2018: Billie Jean King, Lambda Legal, Tyler Ford, and Kenita Placide This year's NYC Pride March also undergoes a change to its iconic route along 5th Avenue. The new route refocuses the birthplace of the LGBTQ+ movement to a place of prominence at the beginning of the March.