2023 Pride Message From Executive Director, Judy Troilo
Westchester Pride JUNE 4, 2023 | SUNDAY| 12-5 PM
"PRIDE wasn't just a riot, it was a celebration of our existence. This is why we need to come together like never before, to show the world that we are willing to fight for our right to exist..."
Joining us for Pride might be one of the most important things you do for the community in 2023!
Read all of Judy's Pride Message:
Thank you TD
Memorial Day Weekend 2023 | Hours
This LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center wishes everyone a peaceful and relaxing Memorial Weekend. Please note The LOFT will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.
Please check our calendar of events for the latest updates on an event, group, or program.
If you require assistance, please use our Helpline: [email protected] or (914) 948-2932, and someone will get back to you upon our return.
Pride Homecoming Queer 2023
Westchester Pride JUNE 4, 2023 | SUNDAY| 12-5 PM
HOMECOMING QUEER, Westchester Pride's Annual Tradition is back! Do you have what it takes to sashay your way to the famed pink sash? Show up, strut your stuff, and win over the crowd--and you just might be made Westchester Pride Homecoming Queer 2023. Oh, and thanks to exclusive Homecoming Queer Sponsor, NORDSTROM-The Westchester, you'll walk away with a $500 gift card shopping spree!
Learn about our entire PRIDE line-up!
Bella is Back!
Westchester Pride AFTER PARTY| 6-8:30 PM | Sonesta Hotel 66 Hale Ave, White Plains, NY | $20 Admission | Cash Bar & Light Refreshments | Pride Volunteers and Sponsors get in Free
Get ready to let loose on the dance floor at Westchester Pride's After Party with the one and only Westchester Legend, Bella Biscotti! She's back from Los Angeles and ready to remind you of everything you missed; the drama, the singing, the performance! Music provided by Urka, who's also DJing at The LOFT Night Out event on June 1st. Cash Bar and light refreshments served.
New Pride Gear!
DRAG is not a crime it IS ART!
Drag Performers have been the heart and soul of Pride Culture for decades! "DRAG is not a crime it IS ART!" is a simple but powerful statement that counters so much of the toxic rhetoric and actions being spewed by radical groups against us. Wearing our shirts, pins, bags, and stickers lets the world know where we stand: Our art, our expression, our journeys, our lives matter...and we will not be silent, we're gonna get LOUD!
Also, 100% of the proceeds from this merchandise go to supporting The LOFT's programs and services. The LOFT is the ONLY full-service, non-profit, community center serving the LGBTQ+ community in Westchester County and the largest in the Lower Hudson Valley region. Your support helps us fund the support groups, social activities, and special events that have given thousands of our community members the empowerment, support, and acceptance they need to live their fullest lives for the past 40 years!
Loft Night Out in June
LOFT Night OUT | Pre-Pride DJ Dance Party with Urka! JUNE 1-Thursday | 7-9 PM
Looking for a place to let out some steam, dance to fun music, and usher in Pride Season, then look no further and join LOFT Night OUT. Free admission, for prices and menu selection, visit Sing Sing Kill Brewery website.
Queerphoria at Westchester Pride
Westchester Pride: Musical Performance by Local Talent, I.Den.t.T
Award-winning Chinese-American Queer activist turned performer, I.Den.t.T (he/they) appeared a year ago releasing three tracks back to back and performed at various pride events throughout the summer continuing their vocation of making more queer-affirming spaces. The single, “Queerphoria Part 1” gained a lot of attention with a message of spreading, finding, and cultivating queer joy.
Get ready for “Queerphoria Part 2!” Come and dance to the power of QUEERPHORIA and more on June 4th for Westchester Pride!
The Pet Parade is Back!
Westchester Pride Pet Parade
If you know us, then you know our pets are our fur, feather, and scaly babies! Come and bring your human-friendly pet to Pride and enter them into The Pet Parade. The competition is more fierce than Westminster (just kidding, not really, but seriously.)
Dress up your loved one in Pride gear and strut down the runway. The winner gets a $100 gift card, 2nd and 3rd place winners get $50 and $25.
OUR Stories on the Silverscreen!
PRIDE: A Celebration of Queer Stories | Jacob Burns Film Center | June 1-26, 2023 | Free Tickets-Limited Supply
How amazing is it to have access to world-class cinema, and for June to enjoy queer movie after queer movie!? That's what's happening for JUNE! Our amazing business partner The Jacob Burns Film Center is offering five queer films for JUNE and we have free tickets to all of them!
They are limited supply, first come first serve, and one per registrant. Click below to see the films with Q+A's from directors and filmmakers!
Join us JUNE 1st Burns is having a Pride Street Party starting at 5:30 PM! They're taking it to the street with food trucks, info tables--and you know The LOFT will be there. The first screening, Little Richard: I am Everything will happen at 7:00 PM