Iconic Pride returns for 2024 - Pathways of Pride!

Iconic Pride returns for June 2024, with a new theme! The theme of this year’s events is Pathways of Pride inspired by the textile installation Divine Pathways by Anne Patterson on display through June 2024.

Events include a Pride Eve kick off celebration featuring a special performance and the turning on of the iconic Pride Lights inside the Cathedral; a book talk with Chloe Davis on her new young readers’ edition of The Queens’ English, hosted in partnership with The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine; Pride Family Picnic, including a Drag Story Hour at The Cathedral School and a performance by The Queer Big Apple Corps Marching Band; and a Pride Evensong featuring a community choir open to all. There are more events to be added to the line up, please come back for updates on our offerings!

Friday, May 31st, 2024

Kick off Pride 2024 at the Cathedral with A Pilgrimage to Pride.

Journey to the Upper West Side for an evening of crafts, color, and pageantry. The night will begin with a cocktail hour where visitors are encouraged to tour the Cathedral, mingle, and visit different craft stations. Our Host, the Greedy Peasant, will then take to the stage for a 40-minute performance culminating in illumination of the Cathedral in its traditional rainbow lights.

All are welcome for this special occasion, with monochromatic fanciful dress encouraged. The suggested colors include red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. Tassels also implied.

June 6, 2024
Location and Time TBD

Queer Redemption Book Launch: The Rev. Dr. Charlie Bell in conversation with Dean Patrick Malloy

Monday, June 10th, 2024
The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine

The Queens’ English by Chloe Davis: All-Ages Author Talk
Young readers are invited to this special book talk with author Chloe Davis discussing her book, The Queens' English, The Young Readers' LGBTQIA+ Dictionary of Lingo and Colloquial Phrases. Spend the evening together learning about the many ways the LGBTQIA+ community has contributed to the English language.

June 10, 2024
The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine, Nelson Green

Dance the night away during our Sunset Silent Disco! All are welcome to dance and celebrate community with music throughout the decades!

Sunday June 23,
The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine

Local drag artists join us for a special hour of storytelling, crafts, and sing-alongs. This program is created for children ranged from 3-8 years old.

Family Picnic
Sunday, June 23, 2024

Pulpit Green on the Cathedral Grounds

Performance by The Queer Big Apple Corps
Sunday, June 23, 2024

Pulpit Green on the Cathedral Grounds

The Queer Big Apple Corps Marching Band returns this summer for another spectacular performance! All are welcome to picnic in the Cathedral Gardens and enjoy an afternoon of community and musical joy.

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Join us for an Evensong service featuring LGBTQ+ composers and performance by the Cathedral Community Choir. All are welcome to sing or just to listen!

Thursday, June 27th, 2024

The Cathedral is pleased to welcome Gay & Sober, for their annual welcome meeting. For more information please visit their website at gayandsober.org

Divine Pathways, a site-specific textile installation created by artist Anne Patterson.
On view through June 2024.

Pride Lights in the Cathedral
Revealed on May 31, 2024. On view through June 2024.