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NYC Pride50th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots, Birthplace of Modern Gay Rights Movement, to Coincide with WorldPride 2019

New “One World, One Pride, One New York City – Unite in 2019” Invitational Campaign Encourages Travel for WorldPride 2019

New York, N.Y. NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, has joined with Heritage of Pride, organizers of NYC Pride, to formally announce the two-year countdown to WorldPride 2019. Set to take place in New York City in June 2019, the global celebration of Pride will coincide with the historic 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots—the birthplace of the modern gay rights movement—making it a year to underscore New York City’s progress and resilience as a global LGBTQ capital.

Tyler Clementi FoundationNew York, NY On June 4 at 2 PM, Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) will present Tyler’s Suite at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall in commemoration to the memory of Tyler Clementi, a young musician who died by suicide shortly after being bullied online by his roommate for being gay. Featured soloists include acclaimed singer Ann Hampton Callaway, known as one of the leading champions of the great American Songbook and recently voted as ‘Performer of the Year’ by BroadwayWorld. A special introduction will be given by Jane Clementi, Tyler’s mother, along with other celebrity guests throughout the afternoon. The performance will be livestreamed to DCINY’s Facebook page.

Canandaigua, N.Y. - Looking to get away for the weekend, get active, and make some new friends? Finger Lakes Visitors Connection has put together a special offer for LGBT ski and snowboard enthusiasts, their friends, allies, and especially for members of the New York City-based Ski Bums and Canadian-based Out Slopes LGBT ski & snowboard groups. FLVC invites you to visit the Finger Lakes region of New York State, ski or snowboard at Bristol Mountain Winter Resort in Canandaigua, and warm up with a beverage.

Dutchess County TourismDutchess County, N.Y. - Summer is nearly here, and we're starting off the season with these terrific events! Make plans now for a quick, easy weekend escape. You can be in Dutchess County from the New York metro area in two hours or less, then settle in for two nights, and get the most out of your getaway! There are hundreds of other events listed in our online calendar.Make plans now at www.DutchessTourism.com.