Explore LGBTQ+ events in Otsego County and the surrounding area. Check this page for updates from the LGBTQIA+ community featuring a listing of gay, lesbian & trans friendly events in Oneonta, NY and beyond. LGBTQ meet-ups, social events, karaoke, bingo, queer teen nights, roller skating, hikes, Yoga, and more. Otsego Pride Alliance hosts and sponsors events (like Teen Nights, Pridefest and a few other fun events). 

Please Note: not every event on this page is sponsored or run by OPA. We also share events by other queer community members, such as drag artists, queer-owned businesses, and neighboring pride groups. If you have a relevant event you’d like us to share, drop us a line

Pridefest 2024:
Follow the Rainbow Home

Celebrate Pride in Upstate NY!  Otsego Pride Alliance is thrilled to announce that our Pride Festival will be held on Main Street in Oneonta, NY. There will be live music, entertainment, drag shows, vendors, community resources, kids activities, yoga and more!

Date: Saturday, June  1, 2024
Time: 2:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Main Street in Oneonta, NY
(The Parade will start at Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center, line-up at 1:30pm)

2024 Pride Prom:
A Night in Oz

Join us somewhere WAY over the rainbow at the 3rd Annual Pride Prom!

Follow the yellow brick road to the Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta NY

Date: June 29, 2024
Time:  7:00-11:00pm
Location: Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta, NY 

 18+ only 

Pets for Pride:
Photo Contest

Otsego Pride Alliance is excited to announce our 3rd Annual Pets for Pride Photo Contest! Show off your pet and your pride while helping us raise money for Pridefest 2024!


Voting: May 16-June 1

Winners Announced: June 1 at Pridefest 

1st Prize $50

2nd Prize $25 

Recurring LGBTQ Events in Otsego County

If we don’t have much on the calendar at the moment, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing coming up! Below are some regularly recurring OPA events. The best way to keep up with events is to follow us on Instagram and Facebook to get updates and reminders. But here are some recurring events we host that you can keep in mind!

OPA Teen Night (Twice Monthly)

Held twice a month at the Oneonta Teen Center on Fridays, 7pm-10pm.
Follow us on Instagram for exact dates every month.

Pridefest in Oneonta (June)

FREE! Usually held on the first Saturday in June in Oneonta!
Vendors, please pencil us in for that date!

Pride Prom (June)

Usually held on the last Saturday in June in Oneonta. 18+ only.

Holiday Bazaar (Nov or Dec)

FREE! Usually held in late November or Early December in Oneonta.
Vendors, please pencil us in for that date!

Family Dance (Feb or March)

FREE! Usually held in February ot March in Oneonta. All ages!

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We sponsor LGBT events in Otsego County and share other LGBT events in upstate New York, including drag shows, pride festivals, LGBTQ+ fundraisers, queer social events and more! This page is updated regularly, so bookmark it and add events to your calendar. We hope to see you around!

Visit this page in June to find all of the pride celebrations in upstate New York, including our very own Pridefest in Oneonta, NY!

If you have an event coming up that you’d like listed on this page or shared on social media, please contact us! Just let us know the date, time, location, charge, and all relevant details.