Lifestyle NYC Pride 2016 events: Rallies, dance parties, art and more By amNY.com staff Updated June 21, 2016 3:11 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email 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 Photo Credit: Rainbow Fashion Week 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 Photo Credit: Nar Levoni 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 Photo Credit: Getty Images / Jason Merritt 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 Photo Credit: Getty Images / Rommel Demano 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 Photo Credit: Ed Menashy 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 Photo Credit: Emerald City Ball 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 Photo Credit: BAM 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 Photo Credit: Getty Images / Mark Davis 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 Photo Credit: Harlem Pride 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 Photo Credit: Hudson Terrace via Facebook 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 Photo Credit: Elliott Brown Jr. 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 Photo Credit: Getty Images / Jewel Samad 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 By amNY.com staff Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.