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Pride Events Happening in Hudson County This Month

by Sarah Boyle
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June is here, which means it’s officially Pride Month. Though Hudson County officially celebrates Pride in August, there are still lots of fun events happening in June to honor and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. Whether you identify as LGBTQ+ or you’re a devoted ally, we’ve rounded up a list of Hudson County events in June for Pride 2022.

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Our sister site, The Montclair Girl, is a proud sponsor of Out Montclair’s first-ever Pride Festival on June 11th. We’ve also rounded up Pride Events happening in Essex County this June.

Hoboken

Hoboken Talks: Randy Wicker, Iconic Gay Rights Activist, With Hassan Khan

June 2nd | 7PM

The Hoboken Historical Museum is hosting an online event to kick off Pride Month. This talk will be hosted by special guest iconic gay rights activist Randy Wicker, with guest host Hassan Khan. There will be other special Pride speakers throughout the month, many of whom have not yet been announced. You can click here to read more.

A Pride Celebration + Queer Cinema Screening

June 5th | 12PM – 6PM

The Hoboken Historical Museum, located at 1301 Hudson Street, is hosting a Queer cinema screening plus a Q&A with filmmaker David De la Fuente and festival director Jane Steuerwal in honor of Pride Month. Admission is free, though donations are appreciated. Click here to learn more about the event and see which movies will be playing.

Pride in the Passageway

June 5th | 12PM – 4PM

Hudson Pride Center will have an information table at the Hoboken Historical Museum, located at 1301 Hudson Street. Hoboken Rainbow Family will also be sponsoring an arts and crafts table for kids and families, among many other offerings. Admission is free, though donations are appreciated. Click here to learn more.

Pride Meet + Greet 

June 5th | 4PM – 5PM 

This wine + cheese mixer will be held at the Hoboken Historical Museum, located at 1301 Hudson Street and will allow guests a chance to mingle with one another between other events at the Hoboken Historical Museum on June 5th. Click here to learn more.

Pride Month Flag-Raising Ceremony

June 6th | 5PM

Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and the City of Hoboken invite residents to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month with a flag-raising ceremony at City Hall, located at 94 Washington Street.

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Drag Queen Story Hour at Church Square Park

June 8th | 10:30AM – 11AM

The Hoboken Public Library will host a Drag Queen Story Hour with Harmonic Sunbeam at Church Square Park, located at 400 Graden Street in Hoboken. Click here to learn more.

Official Pride Bar Crawl LIVE!

June 18th | 2PM

This Bar Crawl is a chance to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community while having a fun day and evening. Participating bars, which are subject to change, include Wicked Wolf Tavern Wild, Moose Saloon, Birch Nightclub, Fat Taco Tequila Bar, and The Shannon Bar. Click here to get tickets.

Hoboken Public Library Pride Book Discussion 

June 21st | 6:30PM

The Hoboken Public Library will be hosting a book discussion on Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers on Tuesday, June 21st at the Hoboken Public Library, located at 500 Park Avenue. Click here to learn more and to RSVP to the book discussion. Print copies of the book will be available for pickup after you RSVP to the event.

Hoboken Family Pride March

June 25th | 9AM – 12PM

On Saturday, June 25th, the City will host a Hoboken Family Pride March at Maxwell Place Park, located at 11TH Sinatra Drive N. The free event, organized in partnership with resident Sam LaRoche, will include coffee and pastries donated by The Hive, popsicles, face painting, and more. For more information or to register, click here.

Our Lady of Grace Church Pride Mass

June 26th | 10:30AM

This mass will be held at 400 Willow Avenue. In the wake of Florida’s governor signing a “Don’t Say Gay” law that will marginalize LGBTQ residents and youth, Our Lady of Grace Church is proud to celebrate its 5th Annual Pride Mass. This year’s theme is “An Eternal Truth: God Graces Each Life.”

Hoboken Talks: Jeanne Fahrenbach

June 30th | Time TBD

Jeanne Fahrenbach from ‘Hoboken Rainbow Family’ will be the guest speaker at this Hoboken Historical Museum Event. Click here to learn more.

Jersey City

Pride Month Craft Grab + Go 

All of June | 9AM – 4:30PM

The Marion Branch Library, located at 1017 West Ave in Jersey City, will be holding fun rainbow crafts throughout the month of June. Available while supplies last. Click here to learn more.

Pride Month Kickoff Extravaganza!

June 2nd | 5PM

Located at the Hyatt Regency Jersey City on the Hudson at 2 Exchange Place, NJPCC and NGLCCNY will be hosting a Pride Month Kickoff Extravaganza. There will be hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and entertainment. Click here to buy tickets.

See More: Resources for the LGBTQ+ Community in North Jersey

The LGBTQ+ Prom Fundraiser

June 10th | 3PM – 6PM

Hudson Pride Center will be holding its first annual Prom Fundraiser in Jersey City on June 10th – which is open to the public. Those participating can enjoy an open bar, buffet, music, dancing, and more entertainment at White Eagle Hall – 337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. In addition, all the funds raised from the LGBTQ+ Prom Fundraiser will go directly to supporting the center’s daily operations, programs, and services. You can purchase tickets here.

MENAGE: PRIDE @ The Golden Cicada

June 18th | 12PM – 6PM

Menage, Jersey City’s Roving LGBTQ+ Dance Party, will be hosting a big party to celebrate Pride Month. The event will be held at 195 Grand Street, and a portion of all ticket sales will go towards benefitting the 2022 Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival. Click here to buy tickets.

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