2024-07-20

PrideFestival Halifax Pride Festival: All updates and news are listed in this Wayves Magazine article.

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9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
🏒 HFX Pride Cup 2024
QueerHockeyNovaScotia welcomes queer hockey players to the second annual HFX Pride Cup. Find out more online.
Location: RBC Centre, 259 Commodore Drive, Dartmouth

PrideFestival

Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Pride Parade
The 2024 parade route will start at the north end of Ahern Ave. The parade will travel south on Ahern, turn south east onto Bell Rd, turn west onto Sackville St, turn south onto Summer St, then travel east on Spring Garden, before turning north on Brunswick St, west on Sackville St, ending at the Halifax Pride Festival Site (Garrison Grounds).
The Accessible Viewing Area, Described Viewing Area, and Elders Area will be along the south side of Sackville St, across from the Wanderers Grounds. The Low Sensory Viewing Area will be inside the YMCA on Sackville St.
Route map.
At 12:45 pm, all Pride festivities will pause for a moment of silence. More info online.

PrideFestival

1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Pride Festival Site
The Festival Site is a free space for us to gather and continue the celebration! Take in local drag talent on the TD Mainstage, grab a drink special in the Beverage Garden, or peruse some of the city’s best 2SLGBTQ+ vendors at the Community Market under the Community Tent! More info online.
Location: Garrison Grounds

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2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Drag on the Main Stage
Drag is back on the TD Mainstage! This lineup of local drag icons will take the stage for an afternoon of glamour, talent, and fabulousness! Hosted by Richard Rockhard and Queera Bang, this showcase is open to all ages. More info online.
Location: Garrison Grounds

NightSpa

6:00 p.m to 1:00 am
"The Dump" Mens’ Bathhouse Party
We are having Masc on a Saturday night! 3 parties this night, 6pm-9pm, 8pm-11pm, & 10pm-1am. Join us for 1 or all the parties!
Masc, short for Masculine, is Night Spa’s special night for Men & Thems. Think of it as a more conventional bathhouse experience. Consent focused social nights filled with flirting, fun, and some hardcore play!
Must be a Night Spa member to attend; Click here to apply! (19+)
Location: NightSpa, 2199 Gottingen Street, Halifax

PrideFestival

8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
The Bump & Grind
The Bump & Grind are back as one night of drag and dance! Join us on the Garrison Grounds on Saturday, July 20th for a night of fabulous local drag and DJ beats, headlined by Laganja Estranja in her Halifax debut, and the return of our fave, BLK PRL aka Sandy Duperval!
Tickets: Tickets are $10 (+ fees and taxes); more for meet-and-greet.
Location: Garrison Grounds

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8:00 p.m.
Daisey's Dance
DaiseyM presents a dance party.
Tickets: $15 in advance (see contact info), $20 at the door. Contact: Text @ 902-223-7482 or email @ daiseym@ns.sympatico.ca
Location: Atlantica Hotel, 1980 Robie Street

NightShade

9:00 p.m to 1:00 am
Nightshade Kinky Colours 10
We've got waaay too many black lights and plan to flood every inch of the ballroom at the Atlantica Hotel with glowing fun!
This party will be a part of the 2024 Halifax Pride Festival and it is always one of the BIGGEST and CRAZIEST NightShade events
As for normal there is no enforced dress code but not putting any effort into your outfit at all will definitely make you stand out. If you don't have anything like this, think SHINY but even then you will be fine wearing what you are most comfortable in.
Tickets: $25+tax in advance (nightshadehalifax.com) or $32+tax at the door (19+).
Location: Atlantica Hotel Ballroom, 1980 Robie Street

11:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
That's Hot! Pride Edition
Get ready to turn up the heat at That's Hot, the ultimate PRIDE summer party - a night of non-stop dancing and unforgettable fun with four fabulous DJs spinning the best tracks from the 2000s and your favorite Pride anthems. With Andahriel, Switch B, Harper and ZaraMatrix.
Tickets: Adv Tickets $12 / at the door $20.
Location: Seahorse Tavern, 2037 Gottingen Street