Regular Events

The Queer Week Starts On Friday

Fridays

FirstFridayFae

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Monthly on first Friday
Gay Men's Happy Hour
A monthly event for gay men to have a closed space and share a few drinks and laughs.
Location: The Local, 2037 Göttingen Street. Subject to change. Sign up for the mailing list and learn more at FirstFridayFae.

QueerClimbs

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monthly on second Friday
🧗 QueerClimbs @ Seven Bays
Join the QueerClimbs group for a monthly session.
Cost: $10 + tax for non-members (free for Seven Bays members) - includes shoe rental with discounts on food & drink.
Location: Seven Bays Bouldering, 114 Chain Lake Drive

QueerClimbs

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monthly on last Friday
🧗 QueerClimbs at East Peak
Hang out with us from 6-9, with rope climbing intro courses at 6 and 7 p.m. for new climbers!
Cost: $10 + tax with gear included! Register online.
Location: East Peak Indoor Climbing, 6408 Quinpool Road

NightSpa

10:00 p.m to 3:00 am Weekly
Friday Mixed Gender Clothing Optional Parties
Spa members and their guests are welcome to attend 2 parties these nights starting at 10pm and ending at 3am. Come enjoy the hot tub, sauna, and our 8 open spaces! 15 private rooms are also available.
Must be a full Night Spa member to attend; Click here to apply!
Location: Night Spa, 2199 Gottingen Street, Halifax

Saturdays

QueerRunClub

9:15 a.m. Weekly: weather permitting
Queer Run Club Halifax
QueerRunClub: 👟 run for fun & for ☕️. 🌊 No sign-ups, all skill levels.
Location: underneath the sign at Terra Cafe, 1496 Lower Water Street

HalifaxBears

1:00 p.m. Weekly
Halifax Bear Walk at Point Pleasant Park
From the HalifaxBears: a chance to enjoy the outdoors and socialize with other men whether or not they identify as a bear.
Join Halifax Bears Facebook group to access recurring Facebook events and updates.
Location: lower parking lot by the beach at Point Pleasant Park.

QueerBoxing

3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Monthly on third Saturday
Monthly QueerBoxing Class
Boxing class just for queer + trans folks! Classic skipping, shadow boxing, heavy bag and hand pads with strength components to give you a full body workout. And let's face it, we'll have the best music.
Cost: Varies based on membership; drop-in rates are available. Register online.
Location: Queensbury Rules Boxing Studio, Unit 2, 1565 South Park Street

NightSpa

8:00 p.m to 3:00 am Weekly
Saturday Mixed Gender Clothing Optional Parties
Spa members and their guests are welcome to attend 3 parties these nights starting at 8pm and ending at 3am. Come enjoy the hot tub, sauna, and our 8 open spaces! 15 private rooms are also available.
Must be a full Night Spa member to attend; Click here to apply!
Location: Night Spa, 2199 Gottingen Street, Halifax

Sundays

10:00 a.m. Weekly
United Church Services
BedfordUnitedChurch is an Affirming Congregation and welcomes everyone. For more info, call 835-8497.
Location: 1200 Bedford Highway

UniversalistUnitarianChurch

10:30 a.m. Weekly
UniversalistUnitarianChurch
Lay-led service. We are a Welcoming Congregation, aiming to help each person in their search for truth and meaning.
Location: 5500 Inglis Street
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Weekly
Halifax Friends Meeting (Quakers)
Quakerism emphasizes that we all manifest the Divine.
Location: Atlantic School of Theology Library (640 Franklyn Street). Please use the car port entrance.

ElderBerries

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monthly on second Sunday
ElderBerries Second Sunday Salon
Join Q folk 50 and over for education, a potluck lunch, and some social time. Typically meetings are held in-person in Halifax.
To be placed on mailing list and to get updates on meetings, email us.
7:30 p.m. Weekly
Rainbow of Recovery Dartmouth meeting
Alcoholics Anonymous Group for LGBTQIA+ and friends. Speaker and discussion on first Sunday of the month.
Location: Grace United Church, 70 King Street, Dartmouth
More information online.

Mondays

PnPProject

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monthly on last Monday
PnPProject Hangout
A social hangout to talk about our lived/living experience with PnP in a peer-led and supportive format.
Check the Instagram for updates.
Location: Brunswick Street Mission, 2107 Brunswick Street

Tuesdays

MonthlyCommunityDinner

6:30 p.m. Monthly: third Tuesday of the month
LGBT Monthly Community Dinner
Join some senior members of the local LGBT scene for a meal, a chat, and a laugh. Bring a friend or two. Community Dinners alternate each month between Halifax and Dartmouth on the third Tuesday of each month.
For more information and to be added to the mailing list, see MonthlyCommunityDinner

EastCoastQueers

7:00 p.m. Weekly
Music Bingo! at Freeman's Fairview, 3671 Dutch Village Rd
Weekly Music Bingo event for the queer community every Tuesday. FREE to play. Prizes to be won. New theme every week. Hosted by EastCoastQueers.
Call Freeman's (902-445-5256) to reserve a table. Spaces fill up quick. More information (including weekly theme) online.

NightSpa

8:00 p.m to 12:00 am Weekly
Naked Rock Band Game Night
A night of retro games and nudity! Drums, guitar, bass, and vocals to some hit songs; and when you’re not playing you can soak in the hot tub or sweat in the sauna!
Must be a Night Spa member to attend; Click here to apply!
Location: Night Spa, 2199 Gottingen Street, Halifax

Wednesdays

QueerSpiritChurch

6:00 p.m. for 6:30 p.m.; Monthly on first Wednesday
QueerSpiritChurch Service
Come and worship as a queer community. All genders and sexual orientations are welcome to experience God's enudring love through song, story, and sacrament. We follow the example of the liberating Gospel of Jesus that seeks to build communities that proclaim social justice for all.
To keep up to date, join the Facebook group
Location: 1300 Oxford Street - the front door of the big stone church

EastCoastQueers

6:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Monthly on first Wednesday
Queer Trivia Night (Dartmouth)
EastCoastQueers' monthly trivia night in Dartmouth. Doors open at 6:30 pm, trivia from 7 to 9 (approximately) - attendees are welcome to stay and socialize afterwards.
Cost: Reservations are $7 per person (+ taxes and fees) and sold as tables of 2 or more]. This is a 19+ 2SLGBTQIA+ event, however allies are welcome.
Location: New Scotland Brewing Co., #101, 16 Portland Street, Dartmouth

UNtoxicatedQueers

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monthly on first Wednesday
UntoxicatedQueers
Part-support group, part-sober events, part-harm reduction initiative, and 100% queer.
Contact UntoxicatedQueers for more information.
Location: BMO Room, Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road

NightSpa

7:00 p.m to 11:00 pm Weekly
Dirty Movie Night
It's hump day so let's get together and watch something dirty together! Rent a private room or watch from one of the many common areas. We will be playing movies and TV series related to living alternative lifestyles, be it sexually open, LGBT, or BDSM.
Must be a Night Spa member to attend; Click here to apply!
Location: Night Spa, 2199 Gottingen Street, Halifax

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7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monthly on second Wednesday
A Women-only, M-to-F, Transgender Support Group
All transgender women, 25 years old and up, are welcomed to join. Come as you are, wear what's comfortable.
For more info, contact Stephanie on Facebook or by email.
Location: Condo building common room at 15 Langbrae Drive

Thursdays

HalifaxPublicLibrary

4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monthly on the first Thursday
Club Queirdo by Cole Harbour Public Library
Club Queirdo is Cole Harbour’s Interschool GSA, so it is the perfect way to meet other queer teens (although all are welcome as long as they’re allies)!
Join us each month for a different activity.
Cole Harbour Public Library, no registration, open to students in grades 7-12. More info online.

EastCoastQueers

6:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Monthly on first Thursday
Queer Trivia Night (Halifax)
EastCoastQueers' monthly trivia night in Halifax. Doors open at 6 pm, trivia from 7 to 9 (approximately) - attendees are welcome to stay and socialize afterwards.
Cost: Reservations are $7 per person (+ taxes and fees) and sold as tables of 2 or more]. This is a 19+ 2SLGBTQIA+ event, however allies are welcome.
Location: The Duke's Public House, 2057 Gottingen Street
7:30 p.m. Weekly
Rainbow of Recovery meeting
Alcoholics Anonymous Group for LGBTQIA+ and friends.
Location: Meeting Room A, St. Andrews Community Centre, 3380 Barnstead Lane, Halifax
More information online.

OutLoud

10:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Weekly
Queer Music Radio Show
OutLoud is a weekly radio show dedicated to showcasing music from LGBTQ artists around the world. Broadcasting in Lower Sackville on CIOE at 97.5FM and streaming online at communityradio.ca
For more info see the H•R•E page.