Jersey City Pride Month 2019
National Pride Month falls during the month of June, but in Jersey City, August is the month to celebrate Pride this year! Stay informed about what’s happening in Jersey City on our blog and Instagram. Love always wins and we are excited for another month filled with LGBTQ events in the area. If you are looking to rent or buy we hope the diverse community in Jersey City drives you to seal the deal. Allow one of our agents to help find your dream home and a community that fits you! Keep reading to see upcoming events and festivals this month! For full descriptions and entire schedule head to Jersey City Pride.
Kickstart the month with the Opening Pride Party being held at Talde from 8:00 pm – 2:00 am. Hosted by Lagoona Bloo, enjoy small bites being served until 11 pm, shot specials, giveaways, and surprise performances throughout the night.
Head to LITM for Pride Karaoke from 9:00pm-12:00 am. Have some fun on a Monday night, sing your heart out & enjoy LITM’s MONDAY SPECIALS 5-6-7 Happy Hour 5 to 7: martinis, wine, mixed drinks & beer. $7 mules all night.
Bayonne Pride Flag Raising located at Bayonne City Hall at 4:00 pm. 🌈
Growing in JC & Crystal Letters Open Mic Night 7:00pm-9:30 pm. This pride edition is sure to be a great time!! If you enjoy singing, poetry, music, spoken word, comedy, etc. be sure to head to Butler Cafe on 350 Warren Street in Downtown Jersey City, anything that you perform they will love…plus donations will benefit Hudson Pride Center. ($5 Suggested Door Donation).
That’s So Gay! Art Exhibit Opening Reception 7:00pm-11:30 pm hosted by LITM on 140 Newark Avenue, and including event image by Luis Alves Collage. Light refreshments will be served with a full bar, dinner menu available, and drink specials all night too!! Participating artists are to be announced soon!
An Evening with Barbra Herr 7:00 pm-12:00 am located on 284 First Street, Downtown Jersey City at Hard Grove restaurant. Showtime is at 8:00 pm, trans actor/ singer Barbra Herr, no cover, but two-drink minimum. For reservations call: (201) 659-6100
The History of Vogue Dancing 7:00 pm-8:30 pm located at Hoboken Public Library.
Hoboken Pride Flag Raising Event 10:00 am-11:00 am located at Hoboken City Hall. 🌈
Out & Up 6:30 pm-10:30 pm hosted on 262 17th Street, Jersey City, NJ by Art House Productions, starting with a Couch Chat with 3 LGBTQ Artists moderated by WORD Bookstore including author and Self-Mastery Guide, Johnson Chong who will be launching his first book, “Sage Sapien: From Karma to Dharma”.
Our personal favorite, Annual Pride With Your Pup 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm hosted by Corgi Spirits at Jersey City Distillery. Special guest host, Jersey City’s own laugh riot cat woman Kayt Hester! Performances by Bobby Blue The Balladeer, Lady Keyante and King Chulo. Dress up your pup and be ready to compete in our doggy-owner look-alike costume contest, plenty of prizes will be given to the winners.
Lez Drink 5:00 pm- 8:00 pm held at Six26 hosting a Lez Drink – Queer Women’s Happy Hour! 🌈🎉🎊🌈🥂🍻🍹🍷🍸🍺🌈🌈 Fun, Laughs, Amazing Company & Drinks!!!!
Gringo’s Discoteca 7:00 pm – 12:00 am Gringo’s is celebrates JC Pride with a night of house music infused with Disco all night long🕺. Music by DJ Fernando Delas Carnevali, hosted by Harmonica Sunbeam. Dress to impress the judges and win prizes for best disco outfits, great food, specialty cocktails & drink specials will be available. *FREE ENTRY*21+
Drag Queen Story Hour at 11:00 am- 12:00 pm with Harmonica Sunbeam at Word Bookstore, 123 Newark Ave, Jersey City. Storytime encourages the creativity and boundless energy and excitement of a child’s play as they relate to both gender neutrality and non-conformity while promoting positive LGBTQ role models. Harmonica Sunbeam will read oppression and ism-free books with timeless favorites in addition to leading participants in song between stories.
5th Annual JC Pride Bar Crawl 4:30 pm-10:30 pm The Jersey City Pride Bar Crawl is a walking tour and will visit local bars in the Downtown Jersey City area. There will be “drink specials” and “special raffles” at each location! Pre-registration on Eventbrite is $10.00. You $15 to register at any one of the bars during the crawl. All proceeds will benefit the Hudson Pride Center
Click https://rebrand.ly/JCPrideBarCrawl to get your ticket!!
19th Annual Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival 1:00pm-9:00 pm The Festival will take place on Newark Avenue between Grove Street and Jersey Avenue in the heart of historic downtown Jersey City. The Festival is adjacent to major mass transportation: PATH Grove street (two stops from Manhattan), Bus, (and our office) so stop by and see what we could do for you.