Kick off Pride Week at the Manitoba Summer Fair! Presenting Queer and Present Danger, Canada’s Touring LGBTQ+ Comedy Showcase featuring comedy performers Angie St.Mars, Sasha Mark, Elissa Black Wolf Kixen and Dana Smith on the beer garden stage at the Keystone Centre on Thursday evening from 7:00PM – 10:00PM. Free with paid Gate Admission. No minors after 8:00PM in the designated beer garden area.
Brandon Pride, the City of Brandon and Brandon Mayor Rick Chrest will be raising the Pride Flag at City Hall to celebrate Pride Week! **Please note the event starts at 11:00am ** Join us for a short ceremony to symbolize Brandon’s commitment to building a stronger, safer city for our diverse community. All Ages, Barrier Free/Accessible, Free.
Join us at the Prairie Firehouse Trivia Night – with a queer twist and fun prizes! Come enjoy specialty cocktails with the community! Featuring Special Guest Host, Mariah and the ever-judicious scorekeeper, Rena. Free Event, Everyone Welcome, Accessible Space, Gender Inclusive Washrooms.
A Fantastic Woman is the story of Marina, a trans woman who works as a waitress and singer, and Orlando, an older man, who are in love and planning for the future. After Orlando suddenly falls ill, Marina is forced to confront his family and society, and to fight again to show them who she is: complex, strong, forthright, fantastic. Free to the Public.
Continuing the amazing tradition started by the BtownQ Group, Brandon Pride invites you to come sing your heart out at Queer Karaoke at the Double Decker Tavern. Brandon Pride shirts will be on sale. 18+, 2nd floor/no elevator, Gender Inclusive Washrooms, Free.
A Lunch ‘N Learn event about Gender Inclusive Washrooms to celebrate Pride Week. Learn why gender inclusive washrooms are important and how to set one up.
Please call (204) 727-0417 or email Brandon@serc.mb.ca to RSVP and to let us know if you have any dietary restrictions. Free Event, Refreshments will be provided. Special thanks to SERC for their support and assistance.
Join us for our All Ages Board Game Night at the Board Game Empire! Featuring unlimited access to the Arcade as well as all the Video Games and Board Games. Free Admission, Free Popcorn. Licenced Venue, Food Available for Purchase. Donations gratefully accepted at the door.
The Wheat City Roller Derby League presents Rainbow Skate Night at the Keystone Centre on Friday, June 15th! Come out and give it a try! You can rent Skates for $5 or bring your own! Wear your Rainbows! All Ages (under 18 requires parent or guardian). For more info visit the Wheat City Roller Derby League Facebook event page.
Capping off a great week, Saturday, June 16th will be packed with fun events for everyone! Starting at 11:00am, we will gather to celebrate our strength and diversity at the Rally at City Hall and then hit the streets for the Pride March at 11:30am. From there, the March will lead to the Pride Festival in Stanley Park (1410 Princess Ave) which kicks off at 12:00pm. Hosted by Prairie Sky, the Festival will feature performances by DJ EfPhEx, the Sunshine Girls and Jan Ek. Check out local vendors and community groups set up at the park and have a bite to eat at the free BBQ.
After that, get ready for a night out on the town! In a classic match up, the Wheat City Roller Derby League is hosting a bout at the Keystone Centre where local team Scarlet Fever will battle it out against the Nodak Knockouts of Minot, ND. Game starts at 7:00pm at the Enns Brothers Arena. You can win tickets to the game at Pride Events throughout the week. Afterwards, pop down to the Great Western Roadhouse for the PRIDE DANCE PARTY!!! Doors open at 10:00pm.
Dance the night away at the Pride Dance Party on Saturday, June 16th!! Featuring live entertainment, specialty cocktails, and all your favourite jams!! Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased in advance at Smitten or at Pride Events throughout the week. Tickets will also be available at the door. 18+, Accessible Space, Gender Inclusive Washrooms.