About Gay Pride in Four Freedoms Park… “On Saturday, June 15 from 12:00-6:00 PM, FDR Four Freedoms State Park will host #AscendWithPride: An Afternoon with Friends & Family.” So says Madeline Grimes, Director of Strategic Partnerships.

Gay Pride in Four Freedoms Park

“This free World Pride celebration for all ages will include food trucks for a special picnic on the lawn (with wine and beer available for purchase), VideoOut onsite all day capturing coming out stories for their online library and Drag Queen Story Hour, at 12:30 PM and 2:00 PM, reading books that focus on diversity and inclusivity, from Little Bee Books.”

#Ascend With Pride, an Afternoon with Family and Friends

It’s Gay Pride Month in New York City. Four Freedoms Park is onboard.

The event serves as the official unveiling of New York City’s largest pride flag, here on Roosevelt Island.

From Friday, June 14 to Sunday, June 30, the Park’s monumental staircase will transform into a massive, 12’ x 100’ LGBTQ Pride Flag. It celebrates universal human rights in FDR’s Four Freedoms Speech. 

  • Freedom of speech & expression
  • Freedom of worship
  • Freedom from want
  • Freedom from fear.

FDR Four Freedoms State Park, on the southern tip of Roosevelt Island, is best accessed by public transit. Use the F Train, Roosevelt Island Tram, New York City Bus & Subway and the NYC Ferry.

Free registration Gay Pride in Four Freedoms Park info is here.

This article originally appeared in The Roosevelt Island Daily

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