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NYC Pride 2016 events: Rallies, dance parties, art and more

Every June, New York City celebrates pride month in honor of the Stonewall Inn riots in 1969.

The 2016 NYC Pride March steps off on Sunday, June 26, but don't wait until the end of the month to celebrate.

Here's your guide to showing pride all month long.

Rainbow Fashion Week

Rainbow Fashion Week showcases queer designers, artists, models
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Rainbow Fashion Week showcases queer designers, artists, models and buyers in an effort to bring LGBT people in those fields to the forefront of the fashion scene. There are many events, from a hackathon, a children's "Rainbow Tots" runway show and much more. June 17 - 24, tickets range from $25-$35. For more information, visit rainbowfashionweek.com

Gaybreaker

Daybreaker, host of epic morning dance parties, is
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Daybreaker, host of epic morning dance parties, is rebranding itself Gaybreaker for a pride-themed party. June 22 from 6 - 9 a.m. Space Ibiza, 637 W. 50th St., daybreaker.com

Teaze featuring Mya and Samantha Ronson

Teaze is an NYC Pride event exclusively for
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Teaze is an NYC Pride event exclusively for women. Performers include Mya, Samantha Ronson, pictured, DJ Toni*K and DJ Tatiana. 21 and over. June 25 from 3 - 10 p.m. Pier 26 at Hudson River Park. More info and tickets: nycpride.org

NYC Pride Rally

The rally is the official kick-off to pride
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The rally is the official kick-off to pride weekend and will feature a performances from Bob the Drag Queen. (Last year, Ashanti performed.) The rally honors the tradition started in June 1969, one month after the Stonewall riots, when 500 people rallied for gay rights in Washington Square Park and Sheridan Square. Free. June 24 from 7 - 10 p.m., Pier 26 at Hudson River Park, nycpride.org

Whitney Day presents The Party @Marquee

Head to Marquee in Chelsea for a party
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Head to Marquee in Chelsea for a party that promises performances featuring special effects. The headlining performer is TT the Artist and DJ sets will be spun by DJ M.O. and Whitney Day. June 26 from 6 p.m. - 1 a.m. $20-30. 289 Tenth Ave., facebook.com/MarqueeNY

Emerald City Ball

The McKittrick Hotel, home to the theater performance
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The McKittrick Hotel, home to the theater performance "Sleep No More" and the rooftop bar Gallow Green is hosting a pride party called Emerald City Ball. Dance the night away at the "Wizard of Oz"-themed dance party. Proceeds go to the Equality Florida Pulse Victims Fund. June 25, more info and tickets: supercinemanyc.com

Everybooty at BAM

BAM is celebrating pride with an epic party
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BAM is celebrating pride with an epic party featuring DJs, art installations, readings and much more. The entire building at Fisher Hall -- four floors and the rooftop -- will be open for revelry. June 25 at 9 p.m. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 day of. 321 Ashland Place, Fort Greene. More info and tickets: bam.org

Dance on the Pier with Fergie

This annual pride fundraising event celebrates 30 years
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This annual pride fundraising event celebrates 30 years this year and will feature Fergie, among other performers and musicians. 21 and over. June 26 from 2 -10 p.m., Pier 26 at Hudson River Park. For more information and tickets, visit nycpride.org

Harlem Pride

Celebrate your pride in Harlem. Attend a carnival,
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Celebrate your pride in Harlem. Attend a carnival, a dance party, a "Circle of Life" celebration at Union Theological Seminary and much more. June 16 - 26. More information and tickets: harlempride.org

VIP Rooftop Party

Stop by the VIP rooftop party at Hudson
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Stop by the VIP rooftop party at Hudson Terrace, where DJs Eddie Martinez, Paulo and Peter Napoli will keep you dancing all day long. 21 and over. June 25, 2-10 p.m., tickets start at $45, 621 W. 46th St.; nycpride.org

Pride Ball

Celebrate the LGBTQ community with Gayletter at Pride
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Celebrate the LGBTQ community with Gayletter at Pride Ball 2016. Dance to music by House of Mugler and DJ sets from UNiiQ3 and Mike Q. June 25 from 7 p.m. - 2 a.m., open bar from 7-8 p.m. Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg. Tickets: gayletter.com

Pride March

The grand finale of pride month is the
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The grand finale of pride month is the pride march. The route takes marchers from 36th Street and Fifth Avenue to Christopher and Greenwich streets. More than 80 floats and 350 groups including small businesses, politicians and activists will be marching. Sunday, June 26 beginning at noon. More info: nycpride.org

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