The Weekender:Pride Edition
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NYC’s annual Pride Week is coming to a close this weekend. But before things wind down, New Yorkers will be getting their party on all weekend at a plethora of events and celebrations. If you plan on taking part in the festivities and you still haven’t tried Uber, it may be a good time to do so; we can help with all your party hopping!
Whether you’re watching the parade or getting hitched on a rooftop in a colorful pop-up chapel, be sure to close out this year’s Pride Week with a bang! Read up on this weekend’s activities in your Pride guide below:
Party at The Spotted Pig | The Spotted Pig
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End the week at The Spotted Pig with chilly shots slurped from an adult (XXX) ice luge with Chef April Bloomfield and friends. The West Village restaurant will host its annual Pride party Sunday evening with drink specials and DJ set.
Get Hitched on the Roof | The Wythe Hotel
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Williamsburg’s Wythe Hotel is celebrating NYC Pride Week this year by welcoming same-sex couples to tie the knot on the hotel’s rooftop. Artist Tom Fruin‘s colorful stain glass chapel, entitled Maxikiosco, will be set up on The Ides terrace between June 27-29, where it will hopefully host up to four wedding ceremonies each day. The entire wedding package costs $1,500 and includes a Champagne toast with up to 20 guests and a group wedding photo.
Dance, dance, dance at Marquee | Marquee
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Head to NYC nightclub, Marquee, on Sunday for its second annual Pride party hosted by DJ Whitney Day. If you’re looking to wind down after a long weekend, you may want to skip this one. But if you’re interested in a legit dance party, then this is your spot. Tickets are still available.
Invite EVERYONE to the Ace Hotel | The Ace Hotel
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The Ace Hotel is throwing it down this year as part of the hotel group’s roving pride party, Everyone. JD Samson (of Le Tigre and MEN) is DJing and hosting the event series at the L.A., Portland, London, and New York City hotel locations. Here in NYC, the all-inclusive dance party starts at 10pm on Sunday. You can RSVP here.
ALL THE THINGS! | Official NYC Pride Events
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This weekend marks the final stretch of NYC’s Pride Week, and it’s amazing how much can be crammed into just two days. From the rally at Hudson River Park to the march through Manhattan, and Sunday night’s Dance on the Pier (say “hey” to Demi Lovato for us), there are plenty of events, dance parties, and festivities happening all over the city.
If you plan on Ubering around the city this Sunday, keep in mind there will be a parade marching through Manhattan! Plan ahead and take a look at the 2014 Pride Parade Route:
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