This article was published on February 21st, 2019
The biggest, boldest LGBT gathering in history is happening this year, and you won’t want to miss it. New York City will be hosting WorldPride 2019 in June, and with more than 30 events throughout the month and an extraordinary closing ceremony held in Times Square, this is going to be an event of a lifetime, and not to be missed.
As talent lineups emerge in the coming weeks, WorldPride and its closing ceremony is shaping up to be one hellova party. Iconic music legend Melissa Etheridge is already set to perform. The out lesbian singer / songwriter has been entertaining for more than two decades, and WorldPride is proud and honored to have Melissa Etheridge as a featured closing act.
The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York City, what is often credited as igniting the gay rights movement in the United States, is also this year, with official Stonewall50 events also being celebrated in coordination. The entire pride month, Stonewall50, and WorldPride events, parties, parades, culminates in a fabulous closing ceremonies held in the epicenter of the universe: New York’s Times Square.
Alongside Melissa Etheridge will be an all-star lineup of queer voices, supporters, activists, allies, and influential people performing, giving speeches, demonstrating, and commemorating the ones lost that came before us. With more than four million people expected to descend upon the City That Never Sleeps, the closing ceremonies of WorldPride 2019 is destined to be the largest gay party in herstory!
This is a once in a lifetime event for the gay and LGBT community. WorldPride in NYC will be a spectacular rainbow month of LGBT pride festivities, with a one of a kind closing ceremony destined to blow your socks off. Get your WorldPride 2019 tickets today!
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