August Pride Festivals To Keep An Eye Out For | In Labrador, Moncton & Fredericton

Right now we are about half way through the Pride season in Atlantic Canada. We wanted to highlight the following three Pride festivals coming up in August.

 

Labrador Pride Week | Safe Alliance, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador

August 8-13

This is a well organized annual event in HV-GB, Labrador. every year the group Safe Alliance puts off an ever growing Pride festival that punches way above its weight.

This year there have been new events added, along with  some old favorites.

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Fredericton Pride Week

August 5-13

Get full information from their Facebook Page.

Fri, Aug 5 Noon Flag-raising @ City Hall
-> rain or shine

Sun, Aug 7 Noon The Festival @ Officer’s Square
-> live music. vendors, food, beer garden

Sun, Aug 7 1:00 The Parade @ Queen Street

Mon, Aug 8 5:30 Games Night @ Unplugged

Mon, Aug 8 7:00 Queer & Sober with AA and Pride @ Victoria Health Centre
-> Open Speakers meeting in the boardroom at the Victoria Health Centre. -> Speakers who have agreed to share their stories are members of the LGBTQ -> community. The board room is off the lobby on the ground floor, next to the -> commissionaires’ desk.

Mon, Aug 8 Dusk Movie Night @ Barracks Square
-> “On Hold”

Tue, Aug 9 7:00 Trans Night @ Crowne Plaza
-> the next chapter

Wed, Aug 10 7:00 Queereads @ Milda’s Pizza + More
-> Let us know that you will participate.

Thur, Aug 11 7:00 Espresso Yourself @ Milda’s Pizza + More
-> Let us know that you will participate.

Fri, Aug 12 7:00 Queer & Sober with Pride @ Crowne Plaza
-> Special Interest Discussion meeting for members of the LGBTQ community. -> This meeting is open to any LGBTQ person who thinks they may have a ->drinking problem. Questions, please phone the AA line 470-8262
Or see the Fredericton Pride facebook page

Fri, Aug 12 8:00 All Ages Dance @ Crowne Plaza
-> Don’t forget your ID if you will be drinking alcohol.

Sat, Aug 13 8:00 Comedy with PRIDE @ Crowne Plaza ($25)
-> Comedians from around the Maritimes and Montreal

Fredericton Pride Parade Route

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River of Pride | Greater Moncton

August 13-21

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Sunday August 14th

*PRIDE CHURCH SERVICE*
10:45am, Central United Church (150 Queen st.)

*PRIDE YOGA*
2pm, Dynamic Fitness – Hot Yoga Moncton (19 Orange lane),
Cost: Free

*PRIDE SOFTBALL*
2pm-4pm, Wheeler Field (Crowley Farm rd. – Close to Université de Moncton)
Cost : Free

*PRIDE DINNER*
6:30pm-8:30pm, Grotto Kitchen & Bar (130 Westmorland st.)
Cost : 30$

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Monday August 15th

*PRIDE BOWLING*
7pm, Champlain Bowlarama (476 Gauvin Rd.)
Cost : Free

*OUR PRIDE WITH ACADIAN PRIDE*
6pm, Aberdeen Cultural Centre (140 Botsford)
Acadian and LGBTQ+? Come celebrate both and wave your flags at Acadie Rock’s Tintamarre!

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Tuesday August 16th

*PRIDE EDUCATION NIGHT *
7pm, Moncton Press Club, (160 Assomption blvd)
Cost : Free
Theme : Generations of Coming Out

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Wednesday August 17th

*PRIDE YOUTH GAME NIGHT*
7pm-9pm, Unplugged Riverview
Cost: Free
Age: 13-18 years old

*PRIDE ZUMBA*
6 :30pm, Riverfront Park (rain location: Moncton Press Club)
Cost : Free

*PRIDE BINGO*
7pm (Doors open at 6pm), Triangles Bar & Dance Club (234 St George st.)
Cost : Free
Age : 19+

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Thursday August 18th

*PRIDE ART NIGHT*
6:30pm-9pm, La Teraz (154 Church st.)
Cost: 15$ (includes one drink)
Age: 19+

*PRIDE KARAOKE*
10pm, Triangles Bar & Dance Club (234 St George st.)
Cost : Free
Age : 19+

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Friday August 19th

*DRAG SHOW AND WHITE PARTY*
8pm-2am, (Doors open at 7:30pm) Triangles Bar & Dance Club (234 St George st.)
Cost : 8$ admission
Age : 19+

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Saturday August 20th

*PRE-PARADE EVENT FOR YOUTH*
10am, Dieppe Youth House (505 Champlain st.)
Cost : Free (lunch provided)

*PRIDE PARADE*
1pm, starting at the corner of Foundry and Main, walking to Riverfront Park
Cost : Free

*PARK CELEBRATION*
2pm-4pm, Riverfront Park (Assomption Blvd.)
Cost : Free

*BLOCK PARTY*
7:30pm, St. George street from Lutz to Archibald
Cost : Free
Age : Street – all ages, Beer Garden 19+

*PRIDE PARTY*
10:30pm-2:00am, Triangles Nightclub, 234 St George st.
Cost : 12$

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Sunday August 21st

*Event to be confirmed*

For more details and up to date information, check out their Facebook Page or Event Page for the festival.

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