Big Gay Dog Walk Pride
(Victoria Pride Society)

Pride Week has begun in Victoria!

And to mark the start of Pride week in Victoria, Grace Lore, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, and MLA’s Spencer Chandra Herbert and Mable Elmore, were joined by representatives from the Victoria Pride Society and the Indian Residential School Survivors Society for the raising of the Pride and Two Spirit flags at the Parliament Buildings at noon.

With a proud, prudent, plethora of Pride events going on, this week will tantalize anyone looking to celebrate themselves and Victoria’s fabulous LGBTQ2S+ community.

From Drag shows to stand up comedy, to DJ’s and dancing, you won’t just be sweating from the record-breaking heat, you’ll be panting from trying to get to all these fantastic events!

Below are some of the events you can check out in-person and online:

Jimbo The Drag Clown at Friends of Dorothy

  • Where: Friends of Dorothy, 537 Johnson Street
  • When: All ages before 6:30 p.m. between June 30th to July 4th
    +19 after 6:30 p.m. between June 30th to July 4th

The Vicious Poodle

  • Where: 726 Johnson St
  • When: “Queer Dog” Comedy Night at 8 p.m. on Monday, June 28th
    “Best In Show” Drag at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29th
    Drag Bingo at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30th
    Drag Brunch at noon on Saturday, July 3rd and Sunday, July 4th.

Pride Float on the Gorge! (Sober and Family-Friendly)

  • Where: The Gorge waterway
  • When: Noon, Saturday, July 3rd

Victoria Pride Week Festival 2021

  • Where: Virtual/Online
  • When: Youth Pride Kick-Off Party June 28th at 6 p.m.
    Queer Activism Night June 30th at 6 p.m.
    Big Gay Dog Walk July 2nd at 7 p.m.
    Pride in the Word July 3rd at 8 p.m.
    #YYJ Pride Parade July 4th at noon
    Victoria Pride Festival Extravaganza Show July 4th at 1 p.m.

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