2024-07-27

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


HalifaxPublicLibrary

11:00 a.m. to Noon
Pride Talk with Author Lynette Richards
Join author LynetteRichards for a special talk on her book, CallMeBill. In partnership with Sheet Harbour Pride.
More information online.
Location: Sheet Harbour Public Library, 22756 Highway 7, Sheet Harbour

PrideFestival

11:00 a.m. to Noon
So Fetch Dog Walk
Let’s meet up at the Shubie Park beach before heading out on a leisurely stroll around the off leash portion of the park at 11:15am. People and pups are welcome to wear their favourite rainbow fashions. We’ll return to the beach to enjoy some treats for pups and hoomans alike.
In the event of rain, we’ll meet at the same time on Sunday, July 28th. More information online.
Location: Shubie Park, 54 Locks Road

3:00 p.m.
Spill The Tea Pride Party & Picnic
An afternoon of decadence. Join Chef Molotov in the Point Pleasant Park by the Summer House and feast upon a wild array of fanciful foraged food. Expect sweet things, tea sandwiches, jam filled pastries, whimsical and delectable bites to fill your stomach. Lay in the grass, sip your ice tea and listen to melodic music flowing in the wind. Be treated like the royalty all of us QTBIPOC babes were born to be.
Category is: folk lore. Dress to impress in folk lore costumes, let’s make a spectacle. Prizes will be dolled out to the Best Dressed. Lawn Games will be set up & twirling and dancing will be very much in full swing. It’s time to celebrate and cherish ourselves and be treated to an afternoon filled with gayety.
Location: Point Pleasant Park. RSVP on Facebook for more information.

6:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Planet Pride, Vol. 2: Probing the Space Time Cumtinuum
Celebrations begin with “Probing the Space-Time Cumtinuum” - a raunchy voyage through time and space brought to you by the bad boys of burlesque, Atlantic Boylesque (Marquee Ballroom, 7-930). 2037 Gottingen will then erupt into deep space debauchery with a dance party brought to you by legendary collaborators KAOS events and Atlantic Boylesque (10-2). Boldly party like no one has partied before. 2 floors. 7 DJs. Performances by Lumen Lux, Atlantic Boylesque and friends. The legends are true. Let love live on. Welcome to Queer Utopia. Welcome to Planet Pride Vol.2.
Tickets: $25 (+ fees & taxes) in advance or $35 at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., first performance at 7.
Location: 2037 Gottingen Street

pic

9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Wig Wars Vanity VS Anna
Get your lacefronts ready, Wig Wars is returning for PRIDE! This time, it's Vanity VS Anna: The ultimate showdown between sisters! Watch two iconic teams of drag performers lipsync battle for the championship! Who will win: Reigning wig warrior VanityStation, or the David to her Goliath, AnnaMonaPia?!
Tickets: $25 advanced tickets, $30 at the door.
Location: RumoursCabaret, 1668 Lower Water Street