New York will be hosting one of the largest world wide pride celebrations this summer. The event is called "WorldPride" and it is also the first one to take place in the United States.

The WorldPride opening ceremony will take place on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The opening ceremony is also a fundraiser for Ali Forney Center, Immigration Equality, and SAGE – three leading organizations in the LGBTQIA+ movement.

Tickets for this event will go on sale April 12, 2019. Scheduled to host the event is Whoopi Goldberg and scheduled to perform is Cyndi Lauper and Ciara. For this celebration, there will be over 50 events taking place in and around New York City. For the full list of events that will be taking place, click here. 

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