Pride month is a time of celebration, reflection and empowerment for LGBTQIA+ members, supporters and allies – and here at TPG we honor that.
Throughout the month of June (and throughout the year, considering many cities around the world celebrate at different times), there are many Pride events that can take place. Events range from high-profile parades and concerts to awareness groups and education about the community’s history and challenges.
Whether you’re looking to celebrate Pride close to home or want to attend one of the world’s most famous festivals in a big city, many hotels are offering special events, programs and discounts related to inclusion, diversity and the LGBTQIA+ community.
Below, you’ll find our favorites, from the Big Apple to the City by the Bay.
Show your New York City Pride
If you’re heading to New York City for the Pride parade on June 25, consider booking with one of NYC Pride’s official hotel partners to get great deals and offers like free drinks and special events.
The hotels include the Ink 48 Hotel in Hell’s Kitchen – Manhattan’s premier entertainment venue – which is offering a 15% discount on stays in June, a $10 minibar credit, early check-in and late check-out when you book now.
Another great option is Smyth Tribeca, which is offering 10% off rooms and suites in June, a complimentary upgrade to a Deluxe king room, two welcome cocktails and a Pride bag with tote, water bottle, Pride flag and bath bomb. when you book through this link.
Hilton, another official partner, has several promotions where you can book with cash and earn points on your spending. At the Motto by Hilton New York City Chelsea, guests can make reservations using this link to receive up to $100 daily in food and beverage plus pride swag; Rooms here start at $259 per night.
The Hilton New York Times Square offers guests who book here breakfast for two and a picnic with a blanket, a bag, snacks and wine (starting at $640 per night). For a less expensive option, consider the Pride package at the Hampton Inn Manhattan/Times Square Central, where Pride rates start at $300 per night and include a daily breakfast, plus items like a rainbow tote, flag, candy necklace and many more. book here.
There are more hotels in New York than their official Pride counterparts – but that doesn’t mean they’re just going to have fun. At The Beekman, a Thompson hotel (part of World of Hyatt), guests can book the Beekman Pride package to receive a bottle of bubbly in the room, Pride-themed receptions, room upgrades (if available), Lower Manhattan. Pride guide and two free Pride drinks from the bar.
At the newly opened Virgin Hotels in New York City, Pride comes in many different forms. The Pride & Joy package comes with a two-night stay June 23-25, a $100 credit toward the Queen Supreme brunch at the Everdene hotel, welcome cocktails, swag and late checkout. Throughout the month, the hotel will also host other Pride-themed events at the Everdene and Pool Club.
At NoMo Soho, the Fantasy Pride Package includes a Pride full of decorations, swag, satin NoMo SoHo pajamas, four Bacardi welcome drinks and a $25 dining credit. The hotel is also showing Pride by lighting up the Crosby Street entrance in rainbow colours.
Fly your rainbow flag in California
In California, there are Pride celebrations up and down the state, but the two biggest events take place in Los Angeles on June 11 and San Francisco on June 25.
In LA, the Godfrey Hotel Hollywood is offering a 15% discount on the best available rate, a complimentary lounge and two complimentary drinks at ALK when you book with code LAPRDE. At Thompson Hollywood, use code STAYPROUD for a great deal, a welcome gift and a bottle of wine; the hotel will also donate 10% to the Hollywood LGBT Center. The Mondrian Los Angeles Poolside Pride package provides guests with an Evian water bottle, Rainbow fan, Liquid IV electrolyte drink mix and Skybar drink tickets.
In San Francisco, the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, which recently underwent a $50 million renovation, has a Pride package until June 25 that includes an upgrade to a balcony room or suite and Pride cocktails upon check-in. Perhaps best of all, the hotel offers an invitation to Pride parade viewing from a corner overlooking the route (if you’re staying on the day of the parade). Rates for Pride weekend start at $212 per night, and you can book packages here.
Be proud elsewhere
Other Pride events take place around the world throughout the year, so we shouldn’t leave them off the list.
If you’re heading to Washington, DC, for Capital Pride on June 10, consider parking yourself in Alexandria, Virginia, at the Morrison House, part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection. With the ALX Pride Package, guests receive a welcome gift that includes a book from the LGBTQIA+ library, dinner for two at The Study and two round-trip tickets to the waterfront to spend a day exploring The Wharf or National Harbor . Alternatively, consider The Alexandrian, which offers a similar package.
Moxy Washington, DC Downtown is offering the Loud & Proud @ Moxy package, which includes sparkling wine, specialty desserts, welcome drinks at Bar Moxy and a local LGBTQ+ magazine when you use code 8LG. Fortunately, this package is being offered at the end of April 2024.
This year in Aspen, Colorado, the W Aspen is partnering with local organization AspenOut for the first Aspen Pride on the weekend of June 2. Events at the W include a pool party on the W Aspen’s Wetdeck, yoga classes and a Champagne party, a mixology class , the Pride Ball Extravaganza is a comedy brunch. More information and special rates are available on the W Aspen’s Pride website.
You can find deals and other packages at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel and a pet-friendly offering at The Leta Santa Barbara Goleta, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. Or, if you want to start planning for next year, consider visiting Holland and Belgium on a river cruise that features Uniworld’s “Out on the River” series next April.
Finally, Kimpton Hotels will bring back its popular BrunchOut drag brunch series to three hotels across the US. 15 and Palm Springs, California, on Nov. 5. You can buy tickets here, or IHG One Reward members can order tickets, starting at 15,000 points, here.