Typically, Pride Month is celebrated across the country during June, but Hudson County does it a little differently. Jersey City Pride has been organizing Pride events all month long with local organizations — and this Saturday, August 27th, marks the 21st Anniversary Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival. Read on to learn more about this featured event and the other Jersey City Pride events happening through Sunday.
Details About the Festival
The 21st Anniversary Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival will be held on Saturday, August 27th from 1PM – 9PM — the main event of the JC Pride happenings. There will be other events going on around Jersey City, but the festival portion will be held at the Grove Street Path Plaza and Newark Avenue, between Grove Street and Jersey Avenue.
The kick-off of this event starts with a Pride Equality March from Jersey City City Hall to the main stage. The festival will include entertainment, dancing, lots of LGBTQ love, and more. Learn more about the festival here.
Other Pride Month Events
Jersey City Pride hosted other Pride happenings this month that have happened already, but here’s the remaining schedule of events:
- Wednesday, August 24th from 7PM – 1AM — Marsha P. Johnson Birthday Celebration at Six26 with surprise giveaways, LGBTQ+ vendors, raffles, and $10 drink tickets benefiting Bridges4Life
- Friday, August 26th from 7PM – 9:30PM — Adult Drag Queen Story Hour + Bingo With Harmonica Sunbeam at White Eagle Hall
- Saturday, August 27th from 12PM – 1:30PM — Pride Equality March at City Hall
- Saturday, August 27th from 12PM – 3PM — Pride Day Drag Brunch at Hudson Hound with a show, drink specials, and a DJ
- Saturday, August 27th from 1PM – 3AM — Pride Luau at Pint with Pridetails, beach fun, prizes, and more
- Saturday, August 27th from 9PM – 2AM — Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival After Party at Six26 with DJs, drag shows, dancers, entertainment, drink specials, and giveaways
- Saturday, August 27th from 9PM – 1AM — Pride After Dark at Porta with a pop-up bar, drink specials, giveaways, music, and more
- Sunday, August 28th from 12PM – 4PM — 90s House Party Brunch at Six26 with special guest star showgirls, prizes for best 90s gear and best dancer, and more
For the full schedule of events and more details, click here.