Planning for the weekend of Pride is the best way to not miss any of the parties. There will be plenty to do and plenty to see, so come early, stay late, and bring your crew to the best events Pride has to offer!
Start your Friday night on May 30th at Club Paradise with a special meet and greet with the Miss Gay NJ contestants and Formers performance. After you get your meet on, dance until 2 am with DJ John Michael and his “Spress Yourself” dance party.
If you’re in the mood for live music, head over to Georgies Bar for the Girls Rock with Pride Party, with live performances by Carrie Ashton, Laura Cheadue, The Girlfriends, Girls Gone Acoustic, Karen Grender and more with half price drink specials until 9 pm.
The next day, May 31st at 5:30 pm, stop by Hotel Tides and have drinks and snacks with the staff of Out In Jersey to celebrate Asbury Park Gay Pride. Your co-hosts, Out In Jersey and Hotel Tides, look forward to meeting you in the bar! After that, stay and enjoy a fabulous dinner at Hotel Tides, but be sure to make a reservation.
After dinner and drinks, you are surely going to want to kick up those heels, so head over to Club Paradise for a country line dance party and then dance the night away to Grammy award DJ/producer Hex Hector.
The Jersey Shore LGBT center will celebrate Pride and marriage equality with a Dinner Dance on May 31st at the Riverview Pavilion in Belmar, NJ. The dance starts at 7 pm. Tickets are RSVP only and on sale for $55.00 at 732-455-3373. Join DJ Jean Marie for the LGBT Dinner Dance filed with plenty of surprises!
Sunday, June 1st, party with your friends at New Jersey’s 23rd Annual Pride Celebration. The party will get started at noon and run until 7 pm and will feature Thelma Houston, Scott Nevins as emcee, Matt Martin as emcee, SONiA, Josh Zuckerman, Hannah & Maggie, Jean Navarr, Virgao, Trance, Lexi Tellings, Chris James, and Jamie LeRose.
After Pride, head over to Paradise for a Tea Dance. Have poolside fun until 10 pm with DJ/producer/writer and owner Shep Pettibone! Dance until 2am with DJ Steve Sidewalk!