Pride month in New York City goes well beyond the parade.

Thousands of locals will line up on Fifth Avenue to witness the annual festivities on June 25, and there are plenty of other events this month dedicated to celebrating and supporting the LGBTQ community.

From art exhibits to dance parties to performances, here's how to show your pride and celebrate Pride Month in the city:

'The Opera Party: Pride Without Prejudice' (June 22)

WQXR is celebrating pride with a special installment
WQXR is celebrating pride with a special installment of its "The Opera Party" series. Met Opera star and host of the series Anthony Roth Costanzo (pictured) will talk opera, music and food at the "Pride Without Prejudice" celebration. Attendees can enjoy live performances from cabaret singer Justin Vivian Bond and tenor Anthony Dean Griffey, as well as a baking demonstration from cake-maker Elizabeth Hodes. (44 Charlton St., Manhattan, 7 p.m., $30, thegreenspace.org) (Credit: Janice Yi / Courtesy WQXR)

MetFridays: Pride (June 23)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's weekly event series
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's weekly event series will celebrate pride the Friday before the NYC Pride March. Details of the event have yet to be announced, but expect dancing, music from local acts -- in past years, performers included the New York City Gay Men's Chorus -- and gallery talks. MetFridays are free with museum admission. (1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side, 5 to 9 p.m., $25, metmuseum.org) (Credit: Diana Colapietro)

Pride Ping Pong Party (June 23)

This bash at SPiN is going beyond your
This bash at SPiN is going beyond your typical game of ping-pong. The event space and bar has teamed up with Gayletter for a pride-themed night, with performances from local voguing team House of Mugler, an hourlong open bar and the chance to win $200 if you sport the chicest Pride Month look. Oh, and just in case you'd rather be watching the "RuPaul's Drag Race" season finale, SPiN will be playing the must-watch TV event on its screens. (48 E. 23rd St., Manhattan, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., $10, newyork.wearespin.com) (Credit: SPiN)

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Pride BBQ (June 24)

Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin -- the masterminds
Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin -- the masterminds behind popular dance parties Mister Sunday and Mister Saturday Night -- are hosting a Pride Week cookout at Ridgewood's Nowadays. The outdoor space is expected to be filled to the brim during the all-day, all-night event, where Bushwick-based Arrogant Swine will serve up pulled pork or brisket sandwiches and platters for $10 each. Drinks include $5 to $8 beers, $7 cups of wine and $10 margaritas. DJ JT Almon is in charge of the music, and has invited yet-to-be-announced LGBTQ musicians to play tunes. (56-06 Cooper Ave., noon to 2 a.m., free entry, nowadays.nyc) (Credit: Nowadays)

SLAY: Pride Edition (June 24)

Dance the night away while DJs Automaton and
Dance the night away while DJs Automaton and Ronin Roc spin all things hip-hop at Brooklyn Bowl. (61 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, 11 p.m., $10 to $15, brooklynbowl.com) (Credit: Adam Kane Macchia)

Conversation with Janet Mock (June 26)

Janet Mock will join WNYC's Rebecca Carroll for
Janet Mock will join WNYC's Rebecca Carroll for a conversation on the transgender rights advocate's memoir, "Surpassing Certainty." The discussion, according to the event page, will cover everything from Mock's written works to LBGTQ activism. (44 Charlton St., Manhattan, 7 p.m., $15, thegreenespace.com) (Credit: Dominique Imani Kaplowitz / The Greene Space at WNYC)