Garden Party

The Center has been a place of celebration and Pride for all LGBTQ+ New Yorkers since our founding in 1983, and this year’s Garden Party will be no exception.

Garden Party is a unique outdoor Pride celebration that kicks off Pride Week in New York City. The evening features various light bites, open bar (varies by ticket type), music from select NYC DJs, special guests, and more. Join us as we celebrate Pride and our vibrant LBGTQ+ community!

Weather: Garden Party is a rain or shine event, and will go on as long as Hudson River Park Trust deems it safe to gather. Should the weather be inclement, please plan ahead with appropriate attire/coverage.

Dress: Fun, festive, summer attire

Must be 21 years or older to purchase tickets and attend.

Tickets are now on sale for 2024!

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Discount Tickets Available for Members!

Center Membership starts at just $35/year (or $5/month). Center Members are entitled to $99 General Admission tickets (regular price $150).

To enjoy this discount, become a Member, then choose the “Members & Young Leaders” ticket level when purchasing tickets.


DJ Jon Ali

Bright Light Bright Light

Dr. Carla Smith

Special Remarks

CEO, The Center

Restaurant Partner (VIP Area)


Restaurant Partner (VIP Area)

Luke's Lobster

Restaurant Partner (VIP Area)


Restaurant Partner (VIP Area)

Frequently Asked Questions

Fun, festive, summer attire!

To request an accommodation for this event or with any questions, please contact Brian Doyle, Director of Special Events, at

Please contact Reneysh Vittal, Corporate Partnerships Manager, at

General admission grants you entry to the event (General Admission section), complimentary coat and bag check, open Smirnoff Vodka & Tito’s Handmade Vodka bars, and access to general Admission food stations.


VIP grants you access to all General Admission benefits, a separate VIP entry line, complimentary coat and bag check, full open bar, including whisky, tequila, vodka, gin, beer, and other choice beverages, and access to VIP area, which includes additional dedicated food station, waterfront and city views, an additional VIP bar, and various culinary tasting tents from exclusive restaurant partners.

Yes, we will have a variety of non-alcoholic summer drinks, water, and mocktails available.

Yes! Please check the weather before you leave, and bring an umbrella just in case.

No, all ticket sales are final – no refunds or exchanges.

Corporate Sponsors


Morgan Stanley logo


Blackstone logo

Official Sexual Health Partner

Durex logo

Official Healthcare

Logo for Lenox Health Greenwich Village -- Northwell Health

Official Airline

JetBlue logo


Diageo logo
Marc Jacobs Fragrances logo
Milk Makeup logo
Tito's logo


Red ADP logo
brooklinen logo
Logo for EY -- Building a better working world
Evercore logo
Spectrum logo
Theory logo


BAM Logo - Balyasny Asset Management
Grindr logo
New Belgium Brewing logo


BNY Mellon Pride logo
National Grid Pride logo
Omnicom Group
Related logo
Salesforce blue cloud logo
Shearman logo -- Shearman & Sterling

Garden Party 2023 Album

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