The Dance on the River!
June 25th, 2023
ALL ARE WELCOME! ALL SOBER MEN, WOMEN, TRANSGENDER, GENDER FLUID, NON-BINARY, QUEER, AND LGBTQ+ ALLIES ARE WELCOME ON THE GAY & SOBER PRIDE CRUISE.
THIS IS AN ADULTS 18 AND OVER EVENT.
The best way to top off your Pride Sunday is our dance party on the Hudson River! The cruise sets sail at sunset and takes you to the Statue of Liberty, and around most of Manhattan. Enjoy the fireworks spectacular and dance the night away with all of your new friends! Our cruise is a high-energy, dance your ass off, celebration of sobriety!
*The ship capacity is 600.
**The top deck of the ship where the DJ booth and private cocktail bar is will be reserved for donors, sponsors and committee members. If you want to access the private deck, you must make an additional tax-deductible donation of at least $100 by clicking HERE. This extra donation will also grant you bus access on our float in the parade earlier that day. You must have a Special Access Wristband to get on the bus or the private top deck of the ship.
Special DJ for the evening will be KARIN WARD.
*Please note: If you are a registered GSM2023 conference participant, you do NOT need to buy a cruise ticket. Your conference registration already includes the cruise.
Line Up starts at 7pm.
Boarding starts at 7:30pm.
The ship will leave the pier at 8pm and return at 12am.
Complimentary Bag Check will be offered once on board. Food, beverages, and Red Bulls will be available for sale at the concession stations. If you are not on board by 7:50pm, you will be considered a NO SHOW and your spot will go to someone on the Standby line. There will be three separate lines to board the ship.
Circle Line is located at Pier 83 at 42nd Street and the Hudson River.
Line 1: Registered All Access GSM 2023 Conference Participants and those on the Guest List. ($250)
Line 2: Dance on the River Cruise Only Ticket Holders ($75)
Line 3: Day of and Standby ($100)
ATTIRE: This year's theme is Freedom Is! So feel free to celebrate your unique, individual style. This year's color is PURPLE.
- Gay & Sober is a sex-positive event. The organizers want participants to have fun. However, as a gentle reminder, there is no sex on the ship.
- Some visual effects have strobing which may affect photosensitive individuals.
*COVID HEALTH & SAFETY: Though we encourage all to be vaccinated, no proof of vaccination is required.
For more information, click HERE.
** There are absolutely NO REFUNDS of Cruise only tickets.
You must click the Terms and Conditions to complete your order.
The Dance on the River Cruise is a private event. Gay & Sober and its organizers reserve the right to deny entry to anyone. All sales are final.