Join us at Knox United Church for a joyous Pride Parade viewing party! Celebrate love, diversity, and inclusion as we come together to watch the vibrant procession pass by. Enjoy a supportive and welcoming atmosphere, filled with music and a sense of community. Let’s stand in solidarity and honor the 2SLGBTQ+ community in this spirited gathering. All are welcome to share in this uplifting event of love and acceptance.
Enter the Drag Dragon follows Crunch, an outgoing and eccentric detective, alongside their quirky best friend and fast food delivery girl, Jaws, as they try to save the Mayfair Theatre, owned by their mentor, Buck. Through a series of debacles, the trio takes on a case to retrieve a painting stolen from a local museum.
7:30 pm: Reception with entertainment hosted by Iona Whipp VIP Lounge Scotiabank Theatre
9:10 pm: Introductions
9:20 pm: Movie: Enter the Drag Dragon
Movie admission $10 (purchase evening of event in-person only)
Join Saskatoon Pride and our local drag artist friends, Karma K and Iona Whipp, for an afternoon of all things glamour and fabulous! Sponsored by Midtown Mall, we are inviting you all to celebrate pride by getting creative with makeup!
Professional makeup artists from Sephora and MAC Cosmetics will be available to help answer any questions you have about how to apply makeup, or to assist you in a full on makeover 🙂
Interested in getting into drag artistry but don’t know how to apply eyeliner? Pop in for a consultation (or makeover) with Karma K who will guide you on makeup choices they use for their own drag makeup!
A free event! Come one, come all. Bring your friends for a fun day of celebrating the power of makeup!
En ce mois de la fierté, la Fédé en partenariat avec l’ACF – En toute Fierté! et La Troupe du Jour vous invite à un 5 à 7 En toute fierté! le vendredi 16 juin de 17h00 à 20h00 à La Troupe du Jour à Saskatoon, à 914 20e Rue Ouest.
Ne manquez pas notre spectacle de drag francophone animé par Mara Pistachio et Auntie T. Il est gratuit et ouvert à tous.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE TBA
Got an appetite for one more serving of Pride? Join some Saskatchewan legends and their friends on Saskatoon’s Civic Plaza for some sweet and sticky hotcakes and sizzling sausage grilled by a gaggle of Pride Festival celebrities.
Sunday, June 18 9:30 am – 12:30 noon
Adults: Pay what you can. 12 and under: $5
All proceeds go to Saskatoon Pride Fabulous Futures Community Fund
Sponsored by Cameco
Welcome to the Gaybourhood is a staple event during Saskatoon’s Pride week celebration, featuring three main components: Free community BBQ, community fair showcasing local artisans and community organizations, and Entertainment stage featuring Saskatchewan 2SLGBTQ artists.
Experience the power and resilience of the Two-Spirit community at 2-Spirit Voices. Spirit Strong Singers drum group sets the stage with an honour song after a prayer by Marjorie Beaucage at 6:30 PM. Then immerse yourself in the captivating storytelling of Marjorie Beaucage from 6:45-7:15 PM, followed by a reading by Jeri Alderman-Hansson from 7:15-7:30 PM. This empowering event runs from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM, featuring free Bannock and tea. Join us for a night of unity, culture, and celebration. This is an alcohol-free event.
Keep the party going after the Pride Parade and come dance on our rooftop deck! Tunes will be provided by DJ Mandy Warhol and DJ Deep Space, rain or shine. Cash bar, with a light lunch provided by Hearth.
$35 for members; $50 for non-members.
This is a 19+ event.
Join us in the atrium for Pride Parade sign making! Free for all and family-friendly. All materials are provided. Get creative and show your pride in preparation for the parade on Saturday!
Free admission during Pride Weekend at Remai Modern, provided by Saskatchewan Blue Cross.
Experience a rollercoaster of emotions and self-discovery with our Pride Free Movie Night featuring the critically acclaimed film “C.R.A.Z.Y.” Set in 1970s Quebec, this mesmerizing coming-of-age story follows Zac, a young man navigating his turbulent journey of sexuality and identity within a conservative and traditional family. As he grapples with societal expectations and his own inner conflicts, Zac finds solace in the transformative power of music. “C.R.A.Z.Y.” captures the complexities of family dynamics, the pursuit of individuality, and the unwavering strength to be true to oneself. Join us for an unforgettable evening as we delve into a world of raw emotions, self-acceptance, and the courage to embrace one’s own unique path. Get ready for a cinematic masterpiece that will leave you inspired and moved to celebrate the power of authenticity and self-love.
Admission is free!
Dive into a world of friendship, self-discovery, and colorful adventure with our Family Pride Free Movie Matinée featuring the beloved Pixar film, “Luca.” Set in the breathtaking Italian Riviera, Luca tells the heartwarming tale of a young sea monster named Luca and his new human friend, Alberto. As they navigate the joys and challenges of a secret summer in a seaside town, their bond grows stronger and they embark on a journey of acceptance and embracing their true selves. Join us for an enchanting evening celebrating diversity, inclusivity, and the power of love in all its forms. Don’t miss this delightful film that reminds us to embrace our uniqueness and stand tall with Pride.
Admission is free!
All University of Saskatchewan faculty, staff and students are welcomed to attend the Pride Flag Raising Ceremony to celebrate the start of Pride Month. The flag raising is one of the ways we visibly demonstrate that USask is committed to fostering an inclusive and positive working and learning environment for everyone, including those in the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. We will be raising both the Inclusive Pride flag and the Two-Spirt Pride flag.
Located at Nobel Plaza: https://maps.usask.ca/?id=6c4d001280e9d24d564eb456b5880517
Wyant Group and Spiffy Car Wash are back for their third annual Rainbow Car Wash Day! On June 10, 2023 join Spiffy Car Wash as we celebrate and support Saskatoon Pride – a portion of the proceeds from the day will be donated to the organization. Come get your car washed and don’t forget to use the rainbow soap for an extra Pride-filled Day!!
Details: The Masquerade Ball is set to bring healing to our Two-Spirit- LGBT Peoples within our communities. When looking back at our Programming department we have had a gap when it comes to honoring and acknowledging our peoples, I want to reestablish the connection between our identity and sexuality. This event will open the doors for BATC to offer LGBT education to our communities, whether it be Two-spirit teachings, LGBT History, LGBT Sex Education, among many others we could offer as a business.
Tickets are available for purchase by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
An Exhibit of LGBTQ2s objects will be displayed in an adjacent Reception room, these exhibits will be artwork, clothing, newspaper clippings, among other archived material. We are set to have objects coming from the Western Development Museum, Saskatoon Archives, University of Saskatchewan’s LGBT Collection, Hilberg & Berk, and The Meriam Collection.
From Drag Queen storytime to inclusive performances full of colour and fun, this tent is a safe and beautiful space for all to enjoy!
Festival Dates & Hours:
Bridge City Chorus presents Prairie Harbour Concert featuring special guests Gopher Broke and Raven She Hollers.
Mayfair United Church, 902 33rd St W.
June 14, 2023 @ 7:00pm
Doors open at 6:30pm, light lunch to follow.
Jam session after the concert so please bring your instruments to join in.
Admission by donation.
Sponsored by Saskatoon Pride
The annual Wes Funk Memorial Pride Latte is back again for another year of celebrating written and spoken word, acoustic music and performance on June 12, 2023 at 6:00PM. Join us for this free, all ages event that celebrates the 2SLGBTQ+ word in all its forms.
Event Partner: Saskatoon Public Library
Virtual presentation and discussion on 2SLGBTQ+ Persecution and the First World War: The Untold History of the Canadian Expeditionary Force
Join historian Sara Wortham for a discussion on her work exploring the lives and discrimination faced by gay and lesbian soldiers during the First World War.
Her talk will highlight the experiences of prairie Queers.
PiNK is getting wet and wild to celebrate pride with Saskatoon’s largest foam party covering 2 city blocks.
Tickets available @ https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pink-foam-party-tickets-606978076767
PiNK’s largest party of the year: come out as we close 2 blocks to celebrate pride in style. With special performances by Raja, winner of season 3 of RuPaul’s Drag Race and competitor on season 7 of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars, along with Roxxxy from season 5 of RuPaul’s Drag Race and season 2 of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars.
Gates open at 6pm, show at 8pm, and afterparty until 2 am with full outdoor bar.
tickets available @ https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pink-block-party-tickets-607000042467
Haus of Night & Pink present
The Incredi-ball pride fashion show
Gates at 9pm // Show at Midnight
This year will feature:
- 3 collections from 3 designers
- A dark gothic garden party feel
- Local vendors including:
- Fisher’s Finest
- Pal’s Donuts
- Nocturnus Art & Metaphysical
- Topcat Tattoo
Tickets available @ https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pink-fashion-show-tickets-606907254937
A Midtown x Saskatoon Pride collaboration invites you to join us for a night of Queer Artistry: Art Exhibition edition on Wednesday, June 14th at the Studio at Midtown Plaza. Local queer artists will present their artwork for an art show while answering the question “what does Pride mean to you?”. Join us as we celebrate local queer artistry, and dance the night away with a local DJ.
Join local Queer birders Ryan Bradshaw and Ryan (RJ) Dudragne for a morning walk in the park as we look for birds and celebrate Pride in nature! Whether the day brings sunshine or clouds, there will be plenty of birdsong and beauty to make your heart soar! We’ll be meeting by the parking lot at Donna Birkmaier Park, entrance at Taylor St E and Slimmon Rd. Binoculars are recommended for the best viewing experience, but not required. Bring water, and come prepared for the weather and the potential of mosquitos. This is a free, all-ages event with accessible gravel pathways. Donations will be accepted, proceeds going to Saskatoon Pride.
Step into the spotlight and experience the VIQ treatment as you walk the red carpet at VIQ – What is Love, the Pride month launch party hosted by TD. Perched on the 18th floor of Nutrien Tower, Saskatchewan’s tallest building, this event offers an unparalleled experience with breathtaking views of the stunning cityscape of Saskatoon.
Step onto the dance floor and immerse yourself in the pulsating beats of 90s dance music as we pay tribute to the iconic album Dance Mix ’95. Groove and let loose as we bring back the infectious energy and tunes that defined a generation.
Mingle and connect with fellow party-goers, indulge in an array of delicious appetizers that will tantalize your taste buds. Sip on refreshing beverages from our open bar as you raise a toast to unity, diversity, and love.
Be mesmerized by show-stopping entertainment that will leave you in awe. VIQ – What is Love promises an unforgettable night of celebration and inclusivity.
This event is for everyone, whether you identify as 2SLGBTQ+ or as an ally, this event is for everyone who believes in love, acceptance, and the power of community. Let the music, the atmosphere, and the joyous energy of the evening envelop you as we come together to commemorate Pride month in style.
Don’t miss out on this extraordinary event that combines the best of 90s dance music, a stunning venue, delectable treats, an open bar, and unforgettable entertainment. Join us at VIQ – What is Love, and let’s dance, connect, and celebrate love in its purest form.
Note: This event is open to individuals aged 19 and above.
Tickets available @ https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/viq-what-is-love-tickets-636022148367
Register your team today, only $150 /team. Minimum 3 people to a team, if you want more people on your team feel free to rotate during the game or alternate days you play!
June 5, 12, 19, & 26
Nutana Lawn Bowling Club
320 7th St E @ 7pm
Register before May 28 here:
Welcome to a “Night at the Discotheque”, where you’ll be charmed and entertained by local drag artists in a disco theme! A Studio 54 Rendition, your hosts Shonali and Chelazon Leroux will make sure you’ll be stomping your feet and waving your arms as you dance alongside your favourite local drag artists.
Courageous Past, Fabulous Future!
Spark Your Pride is a festival celebrating the lives of Saskatchewan’s lesbian, gay, transgender, queer, and 2Spirit people.
SPARK YOUR PRIDE:
· Queer Festival 3:00 – 5:30 Art display by queer artists, spoken word presentations, and various other festival exhibitors
· Show and Tell With Pride 3:00 – 5:30 – Collecting our stories! Bring your 2SLGBTQ+ story &/or your queer memorabilia and share with others.
· Banquet & Celebration 5:30 – 7:00 Banquet and celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Queer inclusion in the Sask Human Rights Code
· Jeffery Straker Concert 7:00- 9:00 Concert by our own special prairie Queer!
Festival Admission: Free
Dinner & concert: $40 (**underemployed price available)
Pride Bingo is returning to the HMCS UNICORN!
Thursday June 15
Doors open at 6pm Bingo Starts at 7pm
Presented by Prairie Lily Curling League and CurlSask
Proceeds going towards the growth and development of queer youth curling
This year, Saskatoon Pride is excited to offer a family-friendly, kids’ fun zone at the festival.
With a splash park, face painting, reading tent (in association with Saskatoon Public Library), and a sensory-friendly, community stage there’s no end to the fun little ones can get up to!
Find the Saskatoon Public Library tent in the family area at Fabulous Futures Pride in the Park. Join us for a variety of fun Pride-themed stories and family literacy activities.
A refreshing break from the heat of the day, come on down to the beer gardens to get your favourite alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. With a great view of the main stage, you can stay all day.
Access to the beer garden is limited to those who are 19+ only
Looking for the perfect Pride souvenir, a flag to celebrate your identity, or some spicy apparel?
Do you want to make connections with community organizations, advocacy, career resources, personal development opportunities?
Or are you hungry for a vegan snack, a burger, fries, or something more exotic to eat or drink?
You’ll find all of these at the Fabulous Futures Pride in the Park.
The Artisans Village, located in Friendship Park is the place for all your queer shopping, from handcrafters and other queer-friendly retailers, there’s a huge curated selection of items geared for the Pride community—all in one place once a year!
The Fabulous Futures Community Village, located nearby at River Landing, features exhibitors from community organizations and resources, arts organizations, Pride sponsors, and others with information to enhance your Pride experience.
You’ll find food trucks and other food vendors in both market areas.
Bigger and better than ever! The Saskatoon Pride 2023 Pride in the Park is the city’s best day of fun in the sun. This year there will be two stages, a raucous and exciting main stage and a low-sensory family-friendly community stage.
The beer garden is back as well, a perfect place to relax, socialize, and beat the heat. Details here: Beer Gardens
Are you wishing to register an entry in the Pride Parade? All entries must be registered and received an official Parade Entry designation card in order to be part of the Parade. For more information on registering and to complete a registration visit the Parade Entry Application link.
Saskatoon’s largest event of its kind, and the largest parade in Saskatoon each year!
Marshalling begins at 11:00 am between 24th St and Spadina Cres and north under the University Bridge.
Parade begins at 1:00 sharp!
Note: De-marshalling of vehicular entries is on 20th St between 3rd and 4th Avenues. Marching units disperse at 20th St and 3rd Avenue and proceed south on 3rd Ave to Pride Festival Grounds at River Landing and Friendship Park.
RAISE YOUR PRIDE! RAISE THE FLAG! Join us on Monday, June 12th to raise the Pride flag at City Hall Civic Plaza to officially kick off the Saskatoon Pride Festival in Saskatoon, SK.
Peter Lucas Project Management is back again with their extremely popular Pride Bingo!
Tickets on sale May 1st. $25 gets you a bingo card for each game and a dabber. Additional cards will be available so bring cash!
There will also be a Best Dressed competition, 50/50, and a silent auction with tons of great prizes!
Interested in sponsoring a prize? Fill out this form
Q-Factor is Saskatoon’s Premiere Queer-focused talent search. Come on down and cheer on your favourite performances! The top finalists will win a spot to perform on the Pride Main Stage.
Interested in competing? Apply here: https://forms.gle/EwPH4Z94SePXipt9A
Purchase tickets in advance here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/q-factor-tickets-567112507777
$7 in advance, $10 at the door.
This year there will be a FREE BBQ in advance of the parade, presented by CUPE.
Join CUPE education support staff to celebrate Pride in our schools with a Community BBQ! The BBQ will be located just down the street from the staging area, by the Nutrien Wonderhub in Kinsmen Park. Arrive early so that we can all be ready to go march in the parade!
Hosted by CUPE education support workers of Saskatoon and area, members of CUPE 2268 & 3730 – support staff of Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, CUPE 8443 – support staff of Saskatoon Public Schools, and CUPE 4254 – support staff of Prairie Spirit Schools.
Location: Kinsmen Park, by Nutrien Wonderhub
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Date: Saturday, June 17, 2023
It will be a guided meditation on self-acceptance and loving oneself!
Topic: Queer & Questioning Self-acceptance Meditation
Time: Jun 11, 2022 10:00 AM Saskatchewan
Meeting ID: 853 9238 2921
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PiNK proudly presents the Steadies.
This high-energy four-piece Canadian power band mixes pop-rock with world-beat, funk, and reggae, creating a sound they’ve dubbed ‘island-rock.’ Based in Saskatoon, the group performs over one hundred festivals and clubs internationally every year and has the unique ability to appeal to diverse audiences of all ages to celebrate pride.
Doors open at 7, show starts at 9.
More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/5054958611258281
Come join Mia Berreta for our special pride edition of karaoke and sing your favourite gay anthems in celebration of pride, all are welcome, no cover. 19+ id required
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/PinkBarSaskatoon
Be here JUNE 16th for The IncrediBall our Pride Week Fashion Show.
Featuring work by:
Reginal Sankey from Sankey
Derek Capulet from Haus of Night
Christan Leigh from Basic Bleach
Kendra Maree from Black no1 Bondage
Show will conclude with charity auction where you can bid on your favourite runway looks.
Proceeds to benefit the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital.
VIP seating available. Advance tickets available online: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/haus-of-night-presents-the-incredi-ball-a-night-fashionable-pride-tickets-324466386697
It’s our first foam party in 3 YEARS, so we’re going BIG!! This year, we’re filling the ENTIRE STREET with foam!
Get your advanced tickets for the biggest foam party this city’s ever seen! Happening JUNE 17th, 2022.
Advance tickets available online.
Visit www.pinkbarsaskatoon.com for info or follow us on Instagram @pinksaskatoon for updates
PiNK Bar and Haus of Night is incredibly proud and excited to present our Pride Week Block Party! Happening Saturday June 18th, 2022.
We will tent the entire street to bring you our biggest and best Pride Week Celebration whether it rains or shines!
With Live DJs, performances by Haus of Night and special guest Plastique Tiara from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11.
Get your advance VIP tickets as soon as you can. They WILL sell out fast!
Visit www.pinkbarsaskatoon.com for more info!
Hosted by Peter Lucas Project Management. Pride Bingo featuring Iona Whipp and China White with Silent Auction and 50/50 draw. Single tickets for $25 to be available on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pride-bingo-with-iona-whipp-china-white-registration-328980558707
10-minute Queer Play Festival – Where YOU create the play!
In celebration of Pride, Persephone Theatre is proud to introduce the 48-hour Queermunity Theatre Race! Do you crave the spotlight? Join us for this creative performance opportunity for everyone in the Saskatoon Queer community (2SLGBTQIA+ and their allies) who longs to be on stage!
Get your friends together and submit a team application. Selected teams will receive an inspiration package and have just 48 hours to create a Queer-centric performance! Five teams will be chosen and announced on May 27. Then join us on June 8 at 5:30 p.m. as each team receives their unique inspiration package, and the countdown begins! The participants will have only 48 hours to create and rehearse their play. The lights will go up on Persephone’s Backstage Stage at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 11 to unveil these five new plays, which celebrate our Queermunity and kick off Pride Week in Saskatoon!
HOW IT WORKS:
Submit your team application below before/or on May 18, 2022.
The Queermunity Selection Committee (representatives from OUTSaskatoon and Persephone Theatre) will choose up to five teams, to be announced May 27.
Teams must be in attendance for the following:
– June 9, 5:30 p.m. – teams receive inspiration packages
– June 11, 12-5 p.m. – each team will receive 45 minutes for a technical rehearsal on this afternoon. Exact timing to be determined.
– June 11, 7:30 p.m. – arrival at the theatre to prep for show time!
Teams will create, rehearse, and perform a 10-15 minute original play.
Teams will receive a $250 honorarium to spend as they choose. For example, to pay each team member for their time; buy costumes, props, or food; donate to a Queer friendly organization.
Apply Here: https://persephonetheatre.org/queermunity/
All team members must fully support and celebrate the 2SLGBTQA+ community.
Team members do not have to be professional performers in order to participate, but performers are welcome to apply.
To ensure a safe and inclusive experience all participants will be asked to sign on to Persephone Theatre’s Anti-Discrimination policies prior to receiving their inspiration package.
GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS:
$20, with a portion of ticket sales going to Saskatoon PRIDE Home. There will be a Pay What You Will option at the door the day of.
To ensure a safe and inclusive experience to all selected participants. When teams are selected, we ask asked all team members familiarize themselves with Persephone Theatre’s Anti-Discrimination policies prior to receiving their inspiration package.
Read them here: https://persephonetheatre.org/isl/uploads/2020/11/final-ANTI-DISCRIMINATION-POLICY.pdf
After a 2 year hiatus GURLS is back! AR EVENT CO has partnered up with LIT NIGHTCLUB (2nd floor of Crazy Cactus)
FT. Queer DJ JULES BANGSWORTH from Toronto, CA
This is a party highlighting lesbian, bi, queer, pan and trans women, non- binary and gender diverse folks but queer men and allies are welcome to join!
Tickets $25 advance
***35 at the door**
ADVANCE TICKETS HERE
Pride Golf Classic is back in action!
Aug 13 2022
Moon Lake Golf and Country Club
Registration 430 pm
Call to Carts 510pm
$80 Per person includes: 9 holes, cart, dinner (shuttle details TBA)
CONTEST FOR BEST DRESSED
*please specify if dietary modifications are needed*
Spark Your Pride is trailblazing partnership between Queer Seniors Of Saskatchewan and the Western Development Museum creating a daylong event celebrating the lives of 2SLGBTQ+ people in Saskatchewan in a safe space for all queer communities, their families, and allies. In this, our fourth annual event, we continue our tradition of coming together to share and celebrate the diverse stories, culture, and accomplishme nts of 2SLGBTQ+ lives in Saskatchewan’s past. This event will have the added benefit of a hybrid option to extend our reach into communities across Saskatchewan and Canada.
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