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)
MetFridays: Pride (June 23)
Pride Ping Pong Party (June 23)