Featured image: Night at the Aqueerium, courtesy of Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
Happy Pride Month, Toronto! Here are 10 FABULOUS ways to celebrate this month in downtown Toronto:
FOMO at Evangeline: June 3/10/17/24 at Ace Hotel
From April through June, FOMO at Evangeline will act as a BIPOC watering hole for the 2SLGBTQ+ community. The much needed space will feature rotating DJs & hosts from within the queer community and every Saturday night, guests will be able to enjoy a night of diverse music over drinks, laughs and a view of the city.
Morning Nightmare – Alternative Rave: June 3 at Rec Room
MORNING NIGHTMARE, Toronto’s first Alternative Pride Rave is coming this June 3rd the Rec Room Roundhouse, featuring legendary alternative performers from around the world.
Pride Drag Bingo-Stravaganza: June 4 at Rec Room
The girls are back at The Rec Room for Drag Bingo-Stravaganza, Sunday, June 4 at 6pm.
The Blue Jays kick-off Pride Month with Pride Weekend: June 9 & 10 at Rogers Centre
Visit Rogers Centre on Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10 when the Blue Jays kick-off Pride Month. Beginning pregame and running throughout the game there will be interactive activities, performances, entertainment and more throughout the Outfield District.
Thorgy Thor and the Thorchestra: June 11 at Roy Thomson Hall
Thorgy Thor rose to fame as the “Queen of Classical Music” on RuPaul’s Drag Race. You’ll be mesmerized with her fabulosity and virtuosity on the violin as she performs live with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
In Conversation With… Elliot Page – June 16, 7pm: TIFF Bell Lightbox
TIFF proudly presents the exclusive Canadian launch of Elliot Page’s highly anticipated and groundbreaking coming-of age memoir Pageboy. A generation-defining actor and one of the most famous trans advocates of our time, Page joins TIFF in person to discuss his personal journey.
Night at the Aqueerium: June 16 at Ripley’s Aquarium
Get ready to dive deep into an underwater rainbow wonderland filled with dazzling lights, dance floors, drag performances, music and, of course, fin-omenal cocktails!
Pride Celebration: June 17 at Stackt Market
Day party featuring vendor market with 30+ small businesses, a fabulous drag festival and more!
QT Connect Pride Edition: June 20 at CrowdRiff’s HQ
Toronto QTs are you ready to celebrate pride with other queer techies and entrepreneurs? Join us This event which is the first of the series of QT Connect – Pride Edition fundraisers for an exciting evening of networking and connections.
Hide and Seek x Day Pool Party June 30 at Lavelle
Who doesn’t love a day party? Now add exclusive pool access, just for us and a rooftop with 360-degree views of the city to the equation, and you have one of the best 2SLGBTQIA+ parties of the summer! Hide and Seek is a QUEER party for 2SLGBTQIA+ women.