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Community Events

MOSPCE creates events that bring together some of our city's most notable public figures, faith leaders, activists, artists, and many other talented individuals. These events set the stage for and support our continuous effort to generate dialogues, address issues, celebrate diversity, and form new bridges between local government and those whom we serve.

Here are some examples of our major community events:

Two guests pose with smiles as they take a selfie with the Mayor

2022 LGBTQ+ Pride Celebration

June 7, 2022
The Mayor hosted a reception celebrating the LGBTQ+ Community at Gracie Mansion to kick-off Pride Month.

Learn more about the 2022 LGBTQ+ Pride Celebration


Mayor Adams stands at the podium with the Office of Faith-Based and Community Partnerships Director, Gilford Monrose. Mayor Adams is holding an Executive Order.

Interfaith Breakfast 2022

February 10, 2022
Mayor Eric Adams hosted his inaugural Interfaith Breakfast at The New York Public Library. This was the first-time this annual event was held in person since 2020.

Learn more about the Interfaith Breakfast 2022


Guests in the ballroom at Gracie Mansion with their hands raised in response to a question posed by the First Lady on stage.

Interfaith Reception 2021

December 9, 2021
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray hosted a reception to express their appreciation to the interfaith leaders the administration has worked with over the last 8 years.

Learn more about the Interfaith Reception 2021

Mayor Bill de Blasio interacting with guests at the reception.

Salute to Small Business Reception 2021

December 8, 2021
Mayor Bill de Blasio hosted a reception with The NYC Department of Small Business Services to acknowledge and thank the small business community for their partnership and resiliency throughout the pandemic.

Learn more about the Salute to Small Business Reception 2021

Guests facing the stage with one guest with her hand on her chest, smiling while wearing a mask.

Mental Health Allies Reception 2021

November 18, 2021
The Mayor and First Lady hosted a reception to celebrate organizations and leaders that have supported the administration's behavioral and mental health initiatives over the last 8 years.

Learn more about the Mental Health Allies Reception 2021

An actor dressed up as a scarecrow waiting to spook children.

Gracie Mansion Halloween 2021

October 30-31, 2021
Every year since 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray welcome thousands of children from all over New York City, including families from homeless shelters to celebrate Halloween with them at Gracie Mansion.

Learn more about Gracie Mansion Halloween 2021

The Mayor on stage with the audience facing him.

Interfaith Luncheon

June 30, 2021
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray gathered NYC faith leaders for an interfaith luncheon to discuss the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine, how best to provide mental health resources to young people and the ways in which the city is taking action to combat violence amongst youth.

Learn more about the Interfaith Luncheon


Sean Coleman, Executive Director of Destination Tomorrow, on stage with a proclamation and Mayor Bill de Blasio smiling at him and clapping

LGBTQ Pride Month Event

June 29, 2021
Mayor Bill de Blasio honored Destination Tomorrow, the Bronx LGBTQ Center, in celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month.

Learn more about the LGBTQ Pride Month Event

Images of New Yorkers who have passed away due to COVID-19 projected onto the Brooklyn Bridge

COVID-19 Day of Remembrance

March 14, 2021
On March 14, the one-year anniversary of New York City's first pandemic-related death, Mayor Bill de Blasio honored New Yorkers who have passed away during the COVID-19 pandemic and commended the tireless efforts of essential workers.

Learn more about the COVID-19 Day of Remembrance

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray smiling at the camera

Interfaith Dialogue on the COVID-19 Vaccine

January 26, 2021
Held virtually this year, the Mayor and Frist Lady's annual Interfaith gathering was dedicated to a dialogue on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Learn more about the Interfaith Dialogue on the COVID-19 Vaccine