Happy Pride Month! If you’re looking to attend some fun Pride activities throughout June to celebrate, you’re in luck! Toronto has no shortage of options when it comes to Pride events, of course including the much anticipated annual Gay Pride Parade.
Here are some of the best Pride events happening this month in Toronto!
Head over to College Park June 9th from 5-10PM to enjoy roller skating, drag shows, live music, and even a flea market where you can support LGBTQIA+ businesses! Don’t have roller skates? Don’t fret. Rentals will be free on-site. All ages and backgrounds are welcome!
On June 9th the Art Gallery of Ontario will be celebrating Pride month with a special one-night-only show by Canada’s music pop star and drag performer, Priyanka! And Yovska, self-described Drag Plushie of the Underworld will be opening the show! Tickets for members are $30 and $40 to the public.
Join FGI at Lavelle rooftop for their Pride celebration on June 15th at 7:30PM. There will be a panel discussion, drag performance, and a party – engage with LGBTQIA+ leaders, enjoy a show, and dance the evening away. You can get tickets here!
Pride Toronto’s legendary pool party returns June 16th at the Grand Bizarre Supper Club! Soak up the sun, put on your fave swimsuit, and enjoy a fun night of drag performances by local legends, headlined byTikTok-famous Queen’s, Sugar and Spice.
Head over to Toronto’s Campbell House Museum June 17th at 3PM to celebrate Pride with lots of laughs for the Gay AF Comedy Pride-Stravaganza! Hosted by Canadian Comedy Award winner Robert Watson, headlined by Comedian Martha Chaves. Get your tickets here!
Celebrate Pride at the Toronto Zoo with help from iconic Toronto Drag Queens Tiffany Boxx, Carlotta Carlisle, and more Saturday, June 17th! Get ready for an unforgettable experience sprinkled with Pride giveaways and Pride enrichment pieces happening throughout the zoo! Drag Queen storytime is included with general admission tickets and you can purchase tickets for Eleganza Eztra-Zoo-Ganza: An Evening Drag Show here.
Celebrate love and diversity on the Biggest Pride Cruise Party June 23rd at The Empress of Canada! Prepare for a night full of drag, a belly dancing performance, dancing to the beats of a live DJ, and more! You can get tickets here.
Pup & Pride lovers unite! Celebrate Pride with Dogfather & Co and Miss Pickles the Pug at Ramsden Park Dog Park on June 24 for Pup Your Pride event! There will be tables of swag, doggy ice cream, giveaways, prizes, a meet and greet with animal chiropractor David Feldman, and a parade down to the festivities at Church.
The event of all Pride events is Toronto’s annual Pride Parade (Canada’s largest), held on June 25th!
“It’s that time again! Time to celebrate who you are, with your community, at Pride Toronto’s 2023 Pride Parade. This impactful Festival weekend is a time for us to come together to not only celebrate how far we’ve come, but to also show the world that we’re here and our lives matter. With 100+ groups marching this year we’re grateful to see how much support our community has gained. From glittery costumes and drag queens, to dynamic performances and good music to get you dancing, we’re sure to make your 2023 Pride experience both exciting and memorable.” – Pride Toronto
For more Pride events, check out Pride Toronto’s website!
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