This calendar is independently created and maintained by the ROC Pride Collective. If you are organizing a Pride event during National Pride Month in June or ROC Pride Month in July within Rochester and Monroe County, NY and would like it added or updated, please email us at rocpridecollective@gmail.com. Click on an event or photo for more details.

 

 

Sunset Series: LGBTQ+ Pride Edition

Hattie’s Rooftop (Strathallan) 550 East Ave., Rochester, NY

Sunset Series every other Wednesday. Join us on Hattie’s Rooftop for a fun night, benefiting a local charity each evening. The July 17 edition benefits The Center for Youth. Live music from Dave McGrath Duo, 6-9pm. Sauza tequila specials, raffle, and merch! Cash bar.

Story Time at MAG with Mrs. Kasha Davis

Memorial Art Gallery 500 University Ave., Rochester, NY

Join us for an all-ages, special story hour with Mrs. Kasha Davis, former Ru Paul's Drag Race contestant. This free, family-friendly program features inclusive children's stories and dance time, with a craft available at Mobile Library!

Free

Live DJ Pride Ride

Vault Rochester 10 Franklin St., Rochester, NY

Pride Ride with DJ Saavy and Instructor Clint! Get addicted to our signature Rhythm cycle class! This beat-based ride combines choreography and an arms segment for a full body workout. Immerse yourself in the positive energy of this intense cardiovascular fitness experience!

Pride Workout Fundraiser

Crossfit Recourse - Webster 205 North Ave., Webster, NY

Join us for our annual evening of exercise and fun in celebration of the LGBTQ+ community! The night will include a group workout, story time, and cookout. Free. Donations encouraged. All proceeds will benefit Rochester LGBTQ+ Together. All are welcome.

Free

Sassy in the South Wedge

Lux Lounge 666 South Ave., Rochester, NY

Highland Hospital & Hungry Hedonists present Sassy in the South Wedge 7/18/24, 6:00pm at Lux Lounge Hosted by Samantha Vega Live music by Stunt Double. DJ Sweetheart & Yan David. DJ Nickl. DJ Brian Buttlett. Free Pride Giveaways. $1 hotdogs &  tacos. Musical chairs. Drag performances.

Understanding the Rainbow: LGBTQ+ Pride with Scott Fearing

Webster Public Library 980 Ridge Rd., Webster, NY

This session will provide a foundational understanding of LGBTQ+ identities, terms, and history. While none of this is new, we are living in a time when more people share their authentic identities and openly challenge the concept of a gender binary. Rochester has a long history as a home for deep social change and this includes LGBTQ+...

Free

Pride Comedy Show!

Rochester Rainbow Union 50 Prince St., Rochester, NY

A Queer Comedy show at the Rochester Rainbow Union, Thursday, July 18  at 7pm. All proceeds go to the Roc Rainbow Union.

$15.00

Drag Me To The Stars

Strasenburgh Planetarium 657 East Ave., Rochester, NY

A night of drag under the stars of the Strasenburgh Planetarium dome. Prepare for a celestial spectacle as some of the universe’s most captivating queens light up the dome at the Strasenburgh Planetarium. With gravity-defying glamor and cosmic charisma, you won’t want to miss out on an evening that promises to be out-of-this-world! Meet the...

$44 – $49

RENT

Blackfriars Theatre 795 E. Main St., Rochester, NY

PERFORMANCE CALENDAR Friday, July19, 7:30pm Saturday, July 20, 2:00pm & 7:30pm (7:30pm performance is ASL-interpreted) Sunday, July 21, 2:00pm (talkback to follow) Thursday, July 25, 7:30pm Friday, July 26, 7:30pm Saturday, July 27, 7:30pm Sunday, July 28, 2:00pm WHO ARE THE PLAYERS? Music, Lyrics & Book by Jonathan Larson Directed by Danny Hoskins Musical Direction...

$20.00 – $35.00

Community Lunch & Learn: Understanding and Embracing Rochester’s LGBTQ+ Story

Genesee Country Village & Museum 1410 Flint Hill Rd., Mumford, NY

Join guest speaker Jessica Cohen from Trillium Health for a Lunch & Learn-style program! Explore Rochester’s singular role in the early Gay Liberation Movement and its evolution into today’s Pride Celebration and community activism. Plus, join us in learning how we can all celebrate in the sharing of well-documented histories and narratives. This program will shed light on...

Free – $18.00

Open NOH8 Photo Shoot

The MOCHA Center 470 W. Main St., Rochester, NY

Join the #NOH8 Campaign in Rochester, NY and add your face to the fight for equal human rights! WHERE: The MOCHA Center, 470 W. Main St., Rochester, NY 14608 DATE: Friday, July 19, 2024 TIME: 6:00-8:00PM COST (No Tickets Needed): Single/Solo Photos: $40, Couple/Group Photos: $25 per person NOH8 accepts cash and credit cards only....

$40.00

Yards Members Exhibition Reception & Pride Party

The Yards Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St,, Rochester, NY

Our highly anticipated Members Exhibition is just around the corner! This vibrant exhibition will showcase the diverse talents of our community, featuring a wide array of artistic mediums including paintings, sculptures, mixed media, and textiles, Recently, The Yards Collective has welcomed many new faces, making this the perfect opportunity for members to connect and share...

Corsets & Crowns: A 19th-Century Drag Soirée

Genesee Country Village & Museum 1410 Flint Hill Rd., Mumford, NY

Join us for an exquisite evening exploring the rich history of 19th-century female and male impersonators and Drag performers of the Genesee Valley Region and beyond. Enjoy eight performances by modern Drag performers in our historic outdoor Garden Pavilion. Savor light appetizers and fare, access a cash bar, and make sure to bring cash for...

ROC Pride Week Film Screening: CORA BORA

The Little Theatre 1 240 East Ave., Rochester, NY

Join ImageOut for a special ROC Pride film screening of CORA BORA on Friday, July 19, 7:00pm at The Little Theatre 1. Doors open at 6:00pm. The event also includes complimentary ice cream for all attendees, courtesy of our sponsor Hedonist Artisan Chocolates & Ice Cream! Stay tuned for more details! Tickets are FREE, but...

Free

Pride Shabbat Service

Temple Sinai 363 Penfield Rd., Rochester, NY

Temple Sinai Pride Shabbat Service with special guest speaker Dr. Kate Greenberg.

Free

Juice Box: ROC Pride 2024 & 3-Year Anniversary

Photo City Music Hall 543 Atlantic Ave., Rochester, NY

Juice Box returns Friday, July 19 to Photo City Music Hall, celebrating Rochester Pride 2024 and our three year anniversary. Online Advance Sale Tickets: $10.00 + Fee Door Tickets, if available: $15.00 Cash Only

$10.00 – $15.00

Imagination Station at The Strong

The Strong National Museum of Play 1 Manhattan Square Dr., Rochester, NY

Imagination Station Saturday, July 20, 2024 - 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. $29 for non-members ages 2 and older, includes all-day museum admission $5 for members ages 2 and older Children under 2 years old are free but still need a ticket Enjoy a family-friendly program featuring inclusive children’s stories read by RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Mrs....

Free – $29.00

Rochester Pride Parade

South Ave to Highland Park Rochester, NY

The parade will start at 11:00 a.m. at the intersection of South Avenue and Science Parkway. It will travel north on South Avenue and end at the festival, which will held in the portion of Highland Park known as Beikirch Park (1440 South Avenue).

Free

It’s Not a Phase! Pride Celebration

Rochester Museum & Science Center 657 East Ave., Rochester, NY

Join the RMSC in celebrating Pride Month at the Museum & Science Center + the Strasenburgh Planetarium! We’ll celebrate our LGBTQIA+ community with activities that celebrate our highlighted Changemakers, Pride in STEM, and activism. Pride Story Hour (11am & 1pm in Bausch Auditorium): Cozy up with a book and learn about inventors, scientists, Changemakers, and...

Rochester Pride Festival

Highland Park (Beikirch Park) 1440 South Ave., Rochester, NY

There will be: Food, wine & beer Games and activities Vendor tables Live music and performances General admission tickets are $5 and VIP tickets are $50. Kids under 12 are free!

Free – $50.00

MOCHA’s Intergalactic Ball

Highland Park (Beikirch Park) 1440 South Ave., Rochester, NY

This Ball is about to be Out of this World! Calling all Stars, Aliens, and Space Cadets to show up and show out at MOCHA's Intergalactic Ball on July 20, the day of Rochester Pride! Mark your calendars, get your 'fits together, and be prepared to walk for the Grand Galaxy Prize! Included with admission...

$5.00

Pride Deaf Night Out

Lux Lounge 666 South Ave., Rochester, NY

Happy Pride! We will meet up at Lux Lounge after the Pride parade & festival happening at Highland Park (Beikirch Park)! Normally they have entry fee but not for the Pride day! Free entry! The bar is only 3min drive or 25min walk from the festival. While they don't have a TV, they have a...

Free

Pride Painting Night

The Pawsitive Cat Cafe 120 East Ave., #100, Rochester, NY

It’s Rochester’s Pride Festival and we’re doing something super fun along with it!!! Come paint with the Pawsitive Crew and friends led by the amazing Christina Counts. This painting is fully customizable to the pride flag of your choice. Come make an adorable panting of our pride mascot, Gilbert! $40. Painting supplies, canvas and instruction...

$40.00

Pride Night 2024

Roar 621 Culver Rd., Rochester, NY

Pride Night 2024 @ Roar Hosted by: DeeDee Dubois Music by: DJ Mighty Mic Doors open 7:00pm 3 shows at 9:00pm, 10:30pm & midnight Performances by: Eva Flow, Chintz McMahon, Lucida Brite, King Bey, Elizabeth Conde, Kitara Romanov, Tayler Mayde & Samantha Vega

Sole Rehab: Rochester Pride 2024

Photo City Music Hall 543 Atlantic Ave., Rochester, NY

With DJ Beya (San Francisco) & Sole Rehab Residents. $20 at the door. Sole Rehab is a monthly, queer focused dance party, that showcases regional and international talent in the underground music community.

$20.00