Halifax Pride Festival

The Halifax Pride Parade has been postponed. The instagram feed reads:

In the interest of safety and to assist in recovery efforts, the Halifax Pride Board along with Halifax Emergency Management have made the difficult decision to reschedule the Halifax Pride Parade. A rescheduled date will be announced.

All events are listed here - there is no separate Halifax Pride calendar. Got an event to add? Here's how to do it yourself, or you may send an email with all the details.


10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Little Rainbows
Join us as we celebrate love and 2SLGBTQIA+ families with fun and inclusive picture books, songs, rhymes, and playtime for little ones and their caregivers.
For ages 0-5; tickets will be given out 30 minutes before start time.
More information online.
Location: Lindsay Children's Room, Floor 2, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road


Anchor Archive and RadStorm presents: Our used to be annual, 24 Hour Zine Challenge
Come celebrate Pride and Zines with Anchor Archive and Radstorm!
We will have beginner's zine workshops at noon, 4 pm, 8 pm, and 8 am. Grotto (@foxes.and.fungi on insta) will be here from 8 pm until 2 am, drawing people’s likeness for $8. I (Belenus O’Hara, goth trans chick) will be selling non-alcoholic drinks, compliments, and a kissing booth (18+, bring ID), along with doing the Midnight Channel Zine Gameshow (Prizes hopefully included).
We will also have free food!!!
If you are a drag performer and come in drag, paid stuff will be free!!!!
The 24 hour zine challenge will be happening July 24th to July 25th from noon to noon at Radstorm, aka 2177 Gottingen Street.
Feel free to DM @anchor_archive on instagram or send an email at anchorarchive@gmail.com for more information


12:25 p.m.
The Mitchells vs the Machines
@ Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane


3:20 p.m.
The Mitchells vs the Machines
@ Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane


6:30 p.m.
The Mitchells vs the Machines
@ Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane


7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Pride Party for LGBTQIA+ Newcomers (Closed Space)
Are you an LGBTQIA+ newcomer? You are invited to celebrate Pride with RainbowRefugeesNS. There will be some incredible drag performances, fun games, prizes, and an opportunity to connect with other LGBTQIA+ newcomers.
This is a closed space for LGBTQIA+ newcomers to celebrate Pride together. Free. No registration is required. If you have any questions about the event, please email nikki.rrans@gmail.com.
Location: GlitterBeanCafe


7:00 to 9:15 p.m.
Music Bingo. Theme: Queer/Gay Anthems. PRIDE EDITION
Join host Alex B Monday evening at The Lower Deck in Clayton Park for an evening where music meets Bingo in a queer-friendly space. Music. Bingo. Fun!
FREE TO PLAY. Prizes to be won. No ticket is required to attend. Learn more online.
Location: Lower Deck Clayton Park, 278 Lacewood Drive


7:00 8:00 p.m.
The Women Next Door
Join us for an all-ages performance by The WomenNextDoor, Halifax's only lesbian-feminist a cappella choir.
Celebrating their 31st anniversary, with song and cake. All are welcome.
More information online.
Location: Paul O'Regan Hall on Floor 1, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road


8:00 p.m.
Pride Comedy Show at Gus’ Pub
What’s more fun than a pink bunny covered with sparkles? The Halifax Pride Comedy Show at Gus’s Pub of course! Comics include the hilarious Adrienne Gabrielle, Abhishek Bhuchar, Will Coombes, Adam Myatt. Ryan William, and your headliner will be the one and only Alva Sparkles!!! Carolyn Davis, Halifax’ Mistress of Comedy will be hosting the show
There’s no cover (PWYC) and no tickets. Let’s laugh together! (Performers announced soon!)
Location: Gus’ Pub, 2605 Agricola Street


8:30 p.m.
Cher Night - A Drag Show
Experience Cher Night, a dazzling drag show hosted by Diana B. Tease at Indulge during Pride Week.
Experience Cher Night, a dazzling drag show hosted by DianaBTease at Indulge during Pride Week. Get ready for an electrifying journey through Cher's hits, brought to life by talented drag artists. With vibrant performances, glittering costumes, and an atmosphere of love and acceptance, this unforgettable event celebrates the legacy of Cher and the LGBTQ+ community. Don't miss out on the glitz, glamour, and sheer entertainment of Cher Night at Indulge. Performances by FarrahMoanz?, G-Spott, StephPeaks, ColinSick?, and BridgetVonSnaps.
Tickets: $15.38 in advance.
Location: IndulgeNightclub


9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Good Robot Thembot x Pint Hot Pride Disco feat. DJ KittyBass?
Do you like live DJs? Do you like $6 pints of Thembot? Come on down to The Pint to celebrate pride with prizes and fun!
Join Good Robot at The Pint Halifax for an exciting pride disco night featuring DJ KittyBass?, $6 pints of Thembot, and a lively atmosphere celebrating pride. There's no cover charge or tickets required; simply show up and show out!
Location: The Pint Halifax. 1575 Argyle Street


10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Red Party
An unforgettable night with the AIDSCoalition.
Let your wild side out at the red party. A fundraiser for ACNS, this one-night event challenges you to dress brightly and make a statement. Hosted by ElleNoir, the night will also feature BridgetVonSnaps, AnnaMonaPia, Sunny Daye and G-Spott.
Tickets: $10.25 in advance.
Location: IndulgeNightclub