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One of the newest Pride events in Victoria is also one of the most popular.

Don’t miss out on this year’s 19+ party – Night Shift: Pride at the Royal BC Museum on Saturday, July 6th.

See also: Victoria Buzz will livestream the 25th annual Victoria Pride Parade

Watch one of Victoria’s most iconic landmarks be transformed from head to toe in celebration of Pride Week!

Each of the three floors of the Royal BC Museum will feature live entertainment from DJs, Drag Queens/Kings, Vogue-masters and more.

Entertainment up the wazoo

Downstairs, DJ Yeezy Yee (and later, TigRess) will pack the lobby dance floor with high-energy club anthems, Top 40, tech, house and everyone’s favourite throwbacks.

On the second floor,  DJ AppleCat will be weaving a mythic underworld vibe in the glittering Enchanted Forest.

Meanwhile upstairs, Madame Gouda Gabor and her bordello babes, Vivian Vanderpuss and Lola Maneata, will shake up the quiet streets of Old Town with raucous and raunchy performances, while local Victoria Drag Kings and Queens Eddi Liscious, Persi Flage and Henrietta Dubet strut their stuff throughout the galleries.

See also: Behind the Scenes w/ RuPaul alumna Farrah Moan and local Victoria drag queens

Take a break from the raucous revelry at craft stations, photo booths, and archival displays documenting the history of Pride.

And of course, there will also be on-site food and drinks to keep the night going strong.

With $40 and two pieces of ID, you’ll be ready to party the night away, Pride style, just one night before the city’s annual Victoria Pride Parade and Festival!

And we’ll be livestreaming the parade!

Can’t make it to downtown on July 7th?

For the first time ever, Victoria Buzz will be livestreaming the entire uproarious affair on our Facebook page, in partnership with the Downtown Victoria Business Association (DVBA)Sitka Law Group, You Move Me, Five Star Whale Watching, and Men in Kilts.

To show some love to our sponsors for supporting our coverage, follow:

Stay tuned for more info on what to expect (hint: there’ll be prizes)!

Night Shift: Pride

  • When: Saturday, July 6th, 8 p.m. – midnight
  • Where: Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville St
  • Admission: Tickets cost $40. You can purchase them at the Royal BC Museum box office, or online at rbcm.ca/night.

    *Note: This event is 19+ only.