This year’s New York City Pride March, one of the city’s biggest parties to kickoff summer, was nothing short of its sensuous and rowdy reputation. Nearly 2 million lined the streets of Manhattan waving rainbow flags and wearing colorful, and more than less, provocative costumes.

The march began as a civil rights demonstration in 1970. Today, the NYC Pride March is one of the largest celebration’s of the LGBT community. Despite current political tensions, a euphoric atmosphere swept the streets of New York City, as always.

To highlight some of the greatest moments of this year’s celebration, we collected some of the parade’s most outrageous and wonderful Instagram posts for your enjoyment.

Singer-songwriter LeAnn Rimes performing at PrideFest, wearing a sheer dress.

Stars of the hit comedy Broad City, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer dancing atop of the float, which arguably received the largest amount of cheers.

[featured image via Flickr]