Pride Week 2018!

Our #PrideGuide has been updated with the new official time of the Annual Pride Bonfire; our #PrideGuide is thus finalized for the year!

Allow the St. John’s Pride Board to present to you the complete schedule of St. John’s Pride Inc Events and Affiliate Events for the week of July 13th to July 22nd.

While our Pride Guide is no longer accepting applications, comment on this post if your event for the week will need a boost and some love.

Let’s all come #Together for a peaceful world. ❤ ~

Friday, July 13th

MusicNL & YUNG DUMB: SAFER – Inclusivity in nightlife [19+]
SAFER: A Q&A discussion about striving for safer spaces, inclusivity, and DIY authenticity in club culture. Topics include gender disparity, intersectionality and queer culture in dance music, and how we can take action to create safer environments for our party-goers.
The Luxus is neither Wheelchair accessible, nor has Gender Inclusive Washrooms available.
The Luxus Boutique Hotel and Lounge, 8:30-9:30pm

YUNG DUMB Pride [19+]
An official pride week kick-off by YUNG DUMB, featuring SHYBOI, and striving for a grand, inclusive, and safe space. Tickets available: https://etixnow.com/…/yung-d…/jul-13-2018/johnson-geo-centre
Geo-Centre 10.30PM

RUFs Third Annual Drag Bingo: In support of LGBTQ2S+ community
Raise Up Fundraising’s Third Annual DRAG BINGO in support of local LGBTQAI2S+ community serving organizations of Newfoundland and Labrador. Come in drag if you wish or come as you are, we just want to have a time with you.
Tickets available: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/rufs-3rd-annual-drag-bingo-fund…
Royal Canadian Legion Blackmarsh Road, 8PM-1 AM

Sunday, July 15

Pre-Pride Parade Brunch!
Come kick off Pride at Bier Markt with an all you can eat brunch buffet & drink specials that will make you scream for mi-MORE-sa.
Cost of $30. Call 383-7070 or email reservations.stj@cara.com to book.
The Bier Markt is wheelchair accessible and has gender inclusive washrooms available.
Bier Markt, 134 Harbour Dr- 11:30AM- 2:00PM

City Hall Flag Raising
Join us at St. John’s City Hall for the annual flag raising and speeches.
We will have unisex portapotties and will make the route as wheelchair accessible as possible.
St. John’s City Hall, 10 New Gower St- 1:00PM

St. John’s PRIDE 2018
Join the annual Pride Parade as it marches from St. John’s City Hall to Bannerman Park.
We will have unisex portapotties and will make the route as wheelchair accessible as possible.
Starting at St. John’s City Hall- 3:00PM

Pride at the Park
Come enjoy live music from YUNG DUMB along with a Doctor Androbox book reading, coupled with info booths, refreshments and more in a family friendly environment after the Parade.
We will have unisex portapotties and will make the route as wheelchair accessible as possible.
Bannerman Park – 4:00PM.

Monday, July 16

Confederation Building Flag Raising
Join us at the Confederation Building for the provincial flag raising and speeches.
The Confederation Building is proud to be Wheelchair Accessible and has a Gender Inclusive Washroom available.
Confederation Building, 100 Prince Phillip Dr. 12:00PM

Raise Up Fundraising’s Drag Storytime Chapter Six
Come listen to books read in a fabulous manner, featuring Doctor Androbox! Raise Up Fundraising will get a portion of funds from books sold during the event, but Echo Pond Summer Camp will get the majority.
Chapters St. John’s is Wheelchair Accessible, but lacks Gender inclusive Washrooms.
Chapters, 70 Kenmount Rd- 7:00PM- 9:00PM

Tuesday, July 17

Pride Self-Defence Workshop
Offered by Jeff Butt of Terra Nova Taekwon-Do, 4th degree Black Belt. An introduction to self-defence for community members aged 15+. Call 330-9260 or email terranovatkd@gmail.com
MUN is proud to be Wheelchair Accessible and features Gender Inclusive Washrooms.
Certain Aspects of the Training may be adapted for Wheelchair Accessibility.
The Landing, Memorial University, Arctic Ave.
7:00PM- 9:00PM

Wednesday, July 18

Drag Race Trivia Night at Mochanopoly
Raise Up Fundraising and Mochanopoly are working together to host a fun and exciting night of drag trivia. Message Mochanopoly on Facebook to sign up. $5.00.
Mochanopoly Board Game Café,
204 Water St – 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Just Be Gemma : Film Screening

Join us for a screening of Just Be Gemma, a local documentary that follows the gender transition of Gemma Hickey. Afterwards, meet Gemma and ask your questions. Free.
The Rooms is Wheelchair Accessible and has a Gender Inclusive Washroom available.
The Rooms, 9 Bonaventure Ave- 7:00PM

Pride Self-Defence Training
Offered by Nathan Barrett of Rogue Self Defence, 3rd degree Dan Black Belt. Introduction to self-defence. Free. Drop-In.
Vertical Xpression, 154 Water St.
Not wheelchair accessible, but with Gender Inclusive Washroom.
6:00PM -7:00PM & 7:00PM -8:00 PM

Thursday, July 19

Celebrate PRIDE at the Garden
Come learn about plants & wildlife in the MUN Botanical Garden. Plant rainbow flowers and take part in a rainbow costume contest. Free.
Wheelchair Accessible with Gender Inclusive Washroom.
MUN Botanical Garden 306 Mount Scio Rd
6:00 PM – 8:00PM

Multifaith Service – Out In Faith NL
An opportunity for LGBTQI2S+ people to celebrate both faith and identity. People of different backgrounds will share their own traditions. Spectrum Choir will preform. Free.
Wheelchair Accessible, but no Gender Inclusive Washroom.
The Gathering Place, 172 Military Rd- 7:00PM

Pflag St John’s Chapter Monthly Support Meeting
This peer support group is for those wanting to be seen, heard and respected. The focus is on what the needs are at that time. Free.
This will have gender inclusive washrooms. Wheelchair accessibility unknown
12-16 Carter’s Hill Pl.- 7:30PM – 9:30PM

Friday, July 20

Sqwish – Queer Friendly Basketball – 2018
Join in on some non-judgmental drop-in basketball. Sqwish is slam-dunking love into each other’s hearts. Free. Non-perishable food donations are encouraged.
The Works is Wheelchair Accessible and has Gender Inclusive Washrooms Within range,
The Works, 17 Westerland Rd- 5:00PM -8:00PM

All Together Art Drop In
Geared towards youth, drop by the Art Gallery Classroom at The Rooms for an evening of art activities, using every colour in the rainbow. Free
The Rooms is Wheelchair Accessible and has a Gender Inclusive Washroom available.
The Rooms, 9 Bonaventure Ave-7:00PM-9:00PM

Pride Pole Jam
Join in on drop-in pole dancing lessons! Free Vertical Xpression.
154 Water St.-6:00PM-8:00PM (Another drop-in session, same time, July 21.)

Together A Pride Drag Show [19+]
Come celebrate as Fashionista Jones and a cast of legendary talent bring to you a show like no other. 19+ event, $10.00 cover charge.
Velvet Club & Lounge, 208 Water St.- 10:30PM

Saturday, July 21

Party with Pride [19+]
Come party with us at this pride dance hosted by the Womyn’s Station. Featuring DJ Leona. $10.00 cover charge.
The station is not Wheelchair accessible and has no Gender Inclusive Washrooms available.
The Station, 7 Hutchings Street- 10:00PM

FRISK Fantasy Fetish Night – A Velvet Pride Main Event [19+]
Leather, Lace, Rubber, Uniform Drag. Anything goes on this unique night. 19+. $15.00 cover charge.
Velvet Nightclub And Lounge is not Wheelchair Accessible and has no gender inclusive Washroom Available.
Velvet Club & Lounge, 208 Water St.- 10:00PM

Sunday, July 22

Annual Pride Bonfire
Come celebrate and end Pride week by the fire!
Free bus pick up from the Avalon Mall and MUN.
The Beach will have wheelchair accessible transportation available for those who need it, and gender inclusive washrooms.
Tospsail Beach – 5:00PM- 10:00PM.
Bus schedule is to be announced.

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