Welcome to Folsom Street East

Thanks for another great day out, New York!

See you next year!


FSE_volsWe are the people behind the largest outdoor LGBTQ and Allied Kink-Fetish Festival on the East Coast.

Folsom Street East, Inc. celebrates and inspires participation and pride in fetish, kink, and LGBTQ communities through the creation of safe spaces for public expression of our sexual identities. Folsom Street East promotes and provides grants to other nonprofit organizations serving these communities.

Latest News…

Folsom Street East 2015 Annual Report

May 9, 2016 – We are pleased to share our annual report for 2015. Once again, our 2015 Folsom Street East street festival inspired several thousand attendees to re-envision a sexy, fun moment in the public culture of the city and gather in celebration. We are thrilled to have had the event serve as a platform for educating our audience about our beneficiaries, the New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP) and Visual AIDS. Read More

Folsom Street East Receives The Community Heroes Award

Pictured (Left to Right): Dave Hughes, FSE President; Robert Lopez FSE Secretary and AVP Staff; Andrew Harwin, FSE Volunteer Leader; Beverly Tillery, AVP Executive Director; Josh Parkin-Ring, FSE Board Member; Tom Dick, FSE Treasurer; in front: Matt Johnson, FSE Chairman.

May 8, 2016 – On April 28, 2016 the Board of Folsom Street East was honored to accept The New York City Anti-Violence Project’s Community Heroes Award for their continued partnership for over twenty years with AVP. Read More