Our overview of free kid-friendly Pride events happening in Brooklyn this month.
Brooklyn Pride Kickoff | Borough Hall | Monday, June 6
Pride Kickoff with the Brooklyn Borough President and free activities on Monday, June 6 fron 5.30 to 8 pm at the Borough Hall in Downtown Brooklyn. The Borough President honors members of the local LGBTQIA+ Community followed by a reception with food, drink and music in the Rotunda.
Pride for Kids | City Point | Saturday, June 11
Pride Celebration in Downtown Brooklyn…Come One and All! The magic of Coney Island comes to City Point for a Pride-inspired afternoon of entertainment, activities, and community love. City Point and Lola Star are bringing an inclusive celebration to City Point during Pride Month with a cast of Circus Performers, afternoon of activities and Rainbow Parade. Brooklyn families will be encouraged to come in costume and join in the Rainbow Parade, which will circle through Albee Square and Flatbush Avenues led by the visiting performers. Saturday June 11 from 12 to 3 pm. Free RSVP here.
Brooklyn Pride Festival | Park Slope | Saturday, June 11
Family Fun Zone with story times, music, face painting and more at Old Stone House, entertainment stage at 4th Street and more at the 5th Ave Brooklyn Pride Festival between Union and 9th Street on Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm.
Youth Pride BK | Gowanus | Sunday, June 12
Brooklyn Bride is hosting the first Youth Pride for ages 13 to 20. Event is for LGBTQIA+ and ally youth to have a space exclusive for them. The event runs on Sunday from 12.30 to 5 pm and will feature double dutch, selfie photo booth, carnival games and DJ. Free RSVP here.
Pride event | Cadman Plaza | Sunday, June 12
Walt Whitman and the celebration of nature at Cadman Plaza Park on Sunday at 1 pm. Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month with NYC Parks. This program will focus on Walt Whitman and local nature that inspired many of his most famous literary pieces.
Summer of Soul Pride | The Plaza at 300 Ashland | Friday, June 24
Join on the last Friday of the month for the best and most soulful dance party NYC has to offer. Downtown Brooklyn and The Illustrious Blacks encourage all magical light beings who plan to attend the evening festivities to strut their stuff in their best otherworldly attire. Friday, June 24 from 5 to 8 pm.
Pride Drag Story Hour | DUMBO Library | Saturday, June 25
Drag story hour for ages 3 to 8 at the Adams Street library in DUMBO on Saturday, June 25 from 4 to 5 pm.
Pride Kids Extravaganza | Cobble Hill | Saturday, June 25
Join Books Are Magic for their all-day Kids Pride Extravaganza! Featuring events for all ages, as well as programming from publishers and local organizations throughout the entire day. Find out more here.