While in the greatest city in the world, explore some things beyond the conference experience.
Best of Broadway
Theater goers can also get in line at TKTS in Times Square by the red steps before 3pm for some great day of show deals! With so many choices, you're bound to pick something special and memorable.
Head downtown on the A train. Get off at Fulton Street and have fun shopping for designer duds at bargain prices at Century 21. While you're in the area, check our the 9/11 Memorial and the observation deck at One World Trade Center.
The Opera, the Ballet, the Philharmonic, Jazz and even Film...it all happens here! Be sure to visit the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts - you'll be amazed at everything they have there.
Karl at The Met
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the second largest collection of art on Earth. While there, be sure to check out the Karl Legerfeld exhibit sponsored by Vogue Magazine. And head up to the rooftop garden for a mocktail and amazing views.
Dining & Desserts
Opened in 1954, Frozen Hot Chocolate stars on the ice-cream-and-sweets menu at this old-school dessert destination. They have great burgers too - ask for the Buffalo or Truffle fries. Open daily from 11am - 11pm Make a reservation via Resy or Google maps.
Sports - June 21st only
On Wednesday, June 21 at 7pm, the Yankees welcome the entire LGBTQIA+ community, their allies, friends, and families in support of Pride month with our first ever Pride Night! A portion of tickets will benefit Heritage of Pride, the organization that runs New York City’s official LGBTQIA+ events, including the March, Pride Island, Youth Pride and other events throughout the year. YOUR $50 TICKET INCLUDES: - New York Yankees Pride Hat -Hot Dog -A Beverage -Your seat for the game! Take the uptown A train to the B train to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.
Take the A train downtown to Chambers Street. Then walk across the Brooklyn Bridge and when you're in Brooklyn, get yourslef some amazing food at Time Out Market and satisfy your sweet tooth at Brooklyn Ice Cream Company. Be sure take take a bridge selfie on Washington Street. Open till 10pm.
Dining - June 18th Only
It's a drag brunch at a tiki bar in Bushwick, Brooklyn! During 🏳️🌈 Pride month 🏳️🌈. With a fully non-alcoholic menu. Including bottomless mock-mimosas and mock-bloody's. Throwing dollar bills 💵. There will be lip synching. Opera singing. All the shenanigans of an NYC drag brunch, just none of the booze. Sunday, June 18th from 2pm - 5pm. Ticketed event.
Little Island is a new public park, located in Hudson River Park, where all visitors can experience nature and art in a unique urban oasis on the Hudson River. Open till 11pm
Late Night Experience
Go to the middle of Times Square by 11:57pm and get mezmerized when the area light up with the largest art installation in the world. Happens nightly.
Fitness - June 17th only
Join us at Hudson Yards on Saturday June 17th at 9:30am for Pride Soul Survivor with Anthony Winters! How to book: Bikes go live to the public on Monday 6/12 at noon on their website or their App. GSM attendees can book early by calling the Hudson Yards studio at 212-583-1378 and telling them that you are a part of the Gay & Sober community. The "Soul Early Fee" for early booking has been waived for GSM members. GSM members only pay $25 for the class if they are first-time riders. Normally $40.
Museum of Natural History
This Upper West Side gem houses the world's largest collection of nature's wonders. Be sure to visit the new Gilder Center where you can play with 1000 real butterflies and where you can partake in the immedive experience called "Invisible Worlds".
Smack in the middle of Manhattan lies a peacful and beautiful land for youn to explore. Be sure to visit Bethesda Fountain, Belvedere Castle, The Mall, and Sheep Meadow while there.
Before or after strolling the Highline Park, visit New York's Gallery District! This is FREE, however depending on when you visit, there may be a line to get in. This exhibition of all new work by Yayoi Kusama features new paintings, new sculptures elaborating on her signature motifs of pumpkins and flowers, and a new Infinity Mirror Room. This visionary artist is one of the most influential artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, Kusama occupies a unique position within recent art history. Spanning three connected spaces, it is one of the artist’s largest gallery exhibitions to date.
Lunch in Harlem
Head uptown to Harlem on the A train. Get off at 125th street. Enjoy a soul food lunch at Sylvia's or at Red Rooster. Be sure to stop by the Apollo theater for some iconic African-American flavor!
Head to Times Square and visit the city's newest and most innovative museum. The best part of the walk through the history of New York is the flying ride over Manhattan. Use the coupon in your packet for $5 off. Or coupon code "PRIDE".
Top of the Rock
At the top of Rockefeller Center is without question one of the best places to take in the scope of how big New York is! The best views in town. PS, Sunset up there is magical.