Affiliate Events

Now in its seventh year, the Affiliate Events Program occurs during the month of June bringing awareness to the wide range of events within Toronto and the many different ways that everyone can support and celebrate Pride.

Organized by various community organizations and businesses, the program offers you a chance to try something new, meet local clubs and groups, and discover new events around the city. Get “out and about” during Pride month and expand your awareness and experience all year round.

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I’m So Glad She Found Me

May 28 - June 10

I’m So Glad She Found Me

Artscape Youngplace

Welcome to a brave new world where curiosity, imagination and some googlie-eyes can unlock the hidden potential in everything! I’m So Glad She Found Me is an art show dedicated to seeing the natural beauty in our constantly changing environment.

  All Gender Washrooms  Wheelchair Accessible

Queer Landscapes, Queer Intersections: Art Exhibition

May 30 - June 23

Queer Landscapes, Queer Intersections: Art Exhibition

John B. Aird Gallery. 900 Bay St.

Art exhibition exploring LGBTQ social issues and identities from an intersectional perspective.

  All Gender Washrooms

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Game vs. New York Yankees

June 1

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Game vs. New York Yankees

Rogers Centre

The Toronto Blue Jays have invited a member of the Pride community to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the game to kick off Pride Month!

Contact Contemporary Music presents “Feeling Backward”

June 2

Contact Contemporary Music presents “Feeling Backward”

The 519 on Church

Multi-media event incorporating performance art/theatre, video, dance/movement, and spoken word. Feeling Backward asks creators to reflect on, re-interpret, re-imagine, re-story works from queer artists of the past.

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The INSPIRE Awards – Honouring LGBTQ Leaders

June 2

The INSPIRE Awards – Honouring LGBTQ Leaders

University of Toronto Hart House

Cocktail party, awards ceremony and after party. An inspiring annual event that recognizes our community members. Great performances. Delicious food.

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Let Me Make This Perfectly Queer

June 3

Let Me Make This Perfectly Queer

The Steady Cafe and Bar

A stand-up comedy fundraiser supporting the 519 Church St. Community Centre. Come and enjoy a great line up of queer comedians! All proceeds go to help the 519 Church St Community Centre to continue their great work in the LGBT community! FEATURING!!!! MC Laura Di Labio and comedians: Kyah Green,Tracy Hamilton, Anna Fletcher and your headliner, Storm Little

PWYC

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Habitat GTA Pride Build

June 8 - 9

Habitat GTA Pride Build

140 Pinery Trail, Scarborough

Habitat GTA will be celebrates the 4th Annual Pride Build to support inclusivity and diversity and to help build homes for hardworking, low income families!

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U of T Pride Pub

June 9

U of T Pride Pub

7 Hart House Circle

Celebrate Pride at U of T. Join the party early for some drinks, outdoor BBQ and Community Fair, or wait until later to dance the night away.

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A Bashment Fete Burlesque: Pride Edition

June 9 - 10

A Bashment Fete Burlesque: Pride Edition

ROUND

Lit Productions (Kage Wolfe & Zyra Lee) is back, giving you another party filled with Dancehall, Soca, Reggaeton and Urban Mashups with Pop-up Burlesque Performances and Go Go Dancing all night.

Bringing you that LGBQT POC QPOC Love

Your DJ
Johnny B Goode

Burlesque Performers
Mahogany Storm
Gay Jesus Heath V. Salazar
Kage Wolfe
Zyra Lee Vanity

Go Go
Genie Emerald
TravoyInTheFlesh Tko Monroe-Hall

Cover
$15 Advance
$20 Door

“PURE” Polly Perry’s All White Dinner Cruise

June 10

“PURE” Polly Perry’s All White Dinner Cruise

249 Queens Quay West aboard the Yankee Lady III Yacht

Premier Event for LGBTQ + Friends. Boarding time 7:30 p.m. 19+ All White Dress Code Required. Advance tickets required.

  All Gender Washrooms  Wheelchair Accessible

Pride at Urban Gallery

June 10

Pride at Urban Gallery

400 Queen Street East

URBAN GALLERY presents a curated exhibition of artworks by proud Toronto artists

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Love & Light: Celebrating Canada 150 with Pride

June 10

Love & Light: Celebrating Canada 150 with Pride

St. Luke's United Church / 353 Sherbourne St.

Concert showcasing the dynamism that has sustained the world’s first LGBTQ orchestra for over 30 years including tributes to the Orlando nightclub shooting and to Bill McQueen, one of Counterpoint’s founding members.

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+ ORGANIZING

June 11

+ ORGANIZING

Start at Queen's Park and end at Glad Day Bookshop

Outdoor walking tour honouring key historical moments in queer community organizing. Start in Queen's Park and travel to key historical sites.

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Imprint – A Night of Novelists

June 12

Imprint – A Night of Novelists

Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St.

Toronto is home to some great LGBTQ novelists. You are invited share this night with them as they read from their work and discuss their craft.

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Woken/Woven – Women’s Words

June 13

Woken/Woven – Women’s Words

Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St.

To weave. To wake. To wound. To wind. To wile. To wonder. To write. Across genre, these women share their words with us.

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iFLY Your Pride

June 13

iFLY Your Pride

2007 Winston Park Dr, Oakville

Join the team at iFLY Toronto for an evening of celebration and learn how to fly!

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Bricolage – A Mix of Genre and Style

June 14

Bricolage – A Mix of Genre and Style

Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St.

A night of readings that cross more than one boundary.

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Twisted Fyre – The Next Gen of LGBTQ Writers

June 14

Twisted Fyre – The Next Gen of LGBTQ Writers

Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St.

Anything can happen in the Twisted Fyre. This is where you can experience the future of LGBTQ writing and story.

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Naked Heart Redux

June 15

Naked Heart Redux

Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St.

The world's largest and most diverse LGBTQ literary Festival where you will experience a taste of the last Festival and feel the things to come.

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GirlPlay Toronto “Lick It” featuring Lil Debbie

June 16

GirlPlay Toronto “Lick It” featuring Lil Debbie

410 Sherbourne St.

GirlPlay Toronto dance party. This is an LGBTQ event. All friends and allies are encouraged to attend and are most welcome.

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Arabian Knights LGBTQ – Night of a Thousand Tales

June 16

Arabian Knights LGBTQ – Night of a Thousand Tales

Club 120. 120 Church St.

A fundraising dance with middle eastern music all night and performances by local artists. This welcoming space is for everyone to come and enjoy the middle eastern culture like no other time.

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Pride Kabbalat Service & Potluck Dinner

June 16

Pride Kabbalat Service & Potluck Dinner

310 Danforth Ave.

Join us for a joyous, heart-opening Shabbat service and potluck in celebration of life, Jewish spirit, and gay pride.

  All Gender Washrooms  ASL/English Interpretation

Pride Shabbat Dinner

June 16

Pride Shabbat Dinner

The 519 on Church

Please join Kulanu Toronto, CIJA, the 519, and Pride Toronto for our Pride Shabbat Dinner.

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Forte presents “The Greatest – 20th Anniversary Concert”

June 16

Forte presents “The Greatest – 20th Anniversary Concert”

427 Bloor St W

Forte - Toronto Gay Men's Chorus turns 20 with "The Greatest" - our annual summer concert.

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The Rude Collective presents: Black. Nuance. Shade

June 16 - 17

The Rude Collective presents: Black. Nuance. Shade

890 St Clair Ave W

Multi-sensory art show exploring the nuances of Queer Black identity featuring local and international queer black artist.

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Jungle Funk Recordings presents “The Pre-Pride Celebration” feat. The Cube Guys

June 17

Jungle Funk Recordings presents “The Pre-Pride Celebration” feat. The Cube Guys

CODA, 794 Bathurst St

Jungle Funk Rec & Coda present a night of fresh bumpin, sexy and bass driven house with International superstars The Cube Guys plus local favourites Deko-ze, Sumation, Joshua Reid and Trick D!

The Rainbow Bridges Pride Festival

June 17

The Rainbow Bridges Pride Festival

460 Jarvis Street in the 4th Floor Recreation Room

An intergenerational celebration of Pride on Ward’s Island with live entertainment, dancing, and BBQ.

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Unleash the Pride: Pup Pride Parade + Meet Up

June 17

Unleash the Pride: Pup Pride Parade + Meet Up

211 Ossington Ave.

Join us as we parade our pride in the world’s only pup pride parade along Ossington Avenue and Queen Street West over to Trinity Bellwoods dog bowl for fun and festivities!

DARE (Defy, Activate, Reclaim, Empower) Youth Conference

June 17

DARE (Defy, Activate, Reclaim, Empower) Youth Conference

Scarborough Civic Centre

The DARE conference seeks to bring together LGBTQ2S+* youth ages 13-29 from around Toronto. This conference will include opportunities for queer and trans youth, and their allies to learn from each other about issues that continue to affect us such as: mental health, racism, violence, trans history, asexuality, coming out and allyship. There will be breakout workshops as well as panel and keynote discussions. We will begin the day with the first ever trans flag raising at Albert Campbell Square.

  All Gender Washrooms  Wheelchair Accessible  ASL/English Interpretation

PINK MARKET 2017

June 18

PINK MARKET 2017

The Gladstone Hotel

Queer art, craft, fashion and lit fair featuring the work of 50+ makers, artists, crafters and small businesspeople.

  All Gender Washrooms  Wheelchair Accessible  ASL/English Interpretation

Poetrix

June 19

Poetrix

Glad Day Bookshop. 499 Church St

Discover new poets and spend time with legends at 6th annual Proud Voices Poetrix - an evening of LGBTQ poetry.

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Rainbow Flag Raising at Queen’s Park

June 19

Rainbow Flag Raising at Queen’s Park

Queen’s Park front lawn at 10:30 AM

Join OPS Pride, Pride Toronto and representative from all three elected political parties for a Rainbow Flag Raising Ceremony at Queen’s Park to celebrate Pride in Ontario. This symbolic event sends a message that Ontario is accepting and welcoming place for LGBTQ people.

Rainbow Toastmasters – Pride Open House

June 19

Rainbow Toastmasters – Pride Open House

Rainbow Toastmasters, a public speaking group for Toronto’s LGBTQ community, is hosting an open house for all who are interested. Doors open at 6:30 and light refreshments will be served.  Guests are not expected to participate in the meeting - feel free to sit back and watch our fabulous club in action. After the meeting, our vibrant community of members would love to share how Rainbow Toastmasters has helped them build their communication and leadership skills.

  Wheelchair Accessible

Chateau Miss Chief: Pride Edition

June 20

Chateau Miss Chief: Pride Edition

225 Sterling Road, Unit 20

Join us for an evening of drinks, dancing and a preview of new works by the artist, Kent Monkman.

  All Gender Washrooms  Wheelchair Accessible

Fay & Fluffy’s Storytime: Reading is FUNdamental

June 20

Fay & Fluffy’s Storytime: Reading is FUNdamental

Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St.

Drag artists Fay Slift & Miss Fluffy Soufflé invite you and the kids in your life to a special event of books and good times!

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Naked Boys Reading – Pride Edition

June 20

Naked Boys Reading – Pride Edition

Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St.

Hosted by the irreverent Igby Izzard, this is an intimate nude literary salon featuring in-the-buff readings.

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GirlPlay Toronto present “PLAY”

June 21

GirlPlay Toronto present “PLAY”

553 Church St.

Mix, mingle and dance at this mid-week mixer with upcoming talented DJ duo, Mavis and Okaay.

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Sh!t Show – A Night of Queer Comedy

June 21

Sh!t Show – A Night of Queer Comedy

Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St.

Disorganization and chaos to an absurd degree. Theatre, stand up, music and more!

  All Gender Washrooms  Wheelchair Accessible

Aon Broking – Toronto Insurance Industry Pride Networking Event

June 21

Aon Broking – Toronto Insurance Industry Pride Networking Event

Grace O'Malley's. 14 Duncan St.

Join fellow industry professionals and friends for an evening of networking in a fun and informal setting. Supporting the "It Gets Better Project."

Get REAL’s Pride Week Boat Cruise!

June 22

Get REAL’s Pride Week Boat Cruise!

600 Queens Quay West

Dinner and dance on the Empire Sandy. Drag show, silent auction, and many more surprises! All proceeds will be going towards Get REAL's workshop programs.

  All Gender Washrooms  ASL/English Interpretation

Movie in St. James Park

June 22

Movie in St. James Park

St. James Park / The St. Lawrence Market

Neighbourhood BIA presents a free live drag show and outdoor movie screening of the movie, Pride.

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GirlPlay Toronto presents Giggles Comedy Show

June 22

GirlPlay Toronto presents Giggles Comedy Show

The Comedy Bar. 945 Bloor St. W

Hosted by Elvira Kurt. Headlined by Adrienne Fish and featuring sets by Martha Chaves, Chantel Marostica, Dawn Whitwell, Ashley Moffatt, and Deanne Smith.

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Pride Beach w/ The Drake x Collectif NUDE

June 22

Pride Beach w/ The Drake x Collectif NUDE

1150 Queen St. West

This year’s lineup will bring attention to the creative vibrancy of PRIDE in Toronto + beyond.

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East Side Pride Festival

June 22

East Side Pride Festival

Albert Campbell Square

The East Side Pride Festival returns to Albert Campbell Square for it’s 4th year on June 22nd from 4 - 8:30pm. Come out and enjoy an evening of music, free food, games, art stations, community resource tables, and vendors. The festival will include interactive activities and there will be prizes and giveaways. Gather your pals and dare to meet new friends. Come dance, play, shine, and have fun celebrating LGBTQ+* diversity in Scarborough. We hope to see you there!

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Juice Box – (GirlPlay Toronto, BTC, Toastr, Cream, ALNT Collaboration)

June 23

Juice Box – (GirlPlay Toronto, BTC, Toastr, Cream, ALNT Collaboration)

11 Polson St.

Get excited for the largest, women’s party of pride! Local Dj faves Sticky Cuts, KLR and Recklezz bring the jams. Featuring Toronto dance crew, Girls Club.

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Pride on the water

June 23

Pride on the water

11 Polson St.

Celebrate Pride on the Water.Enjoy some food, drinks and music on all three levels of the Empress of Canada with a perfect view of Toronto's Skyline

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Fit Primpin’

June 23 - 24

Fit Primpin’

The Great Hall

We're back to our west-end roots this Pride, with a multi-storey takeover of a newly renovated Great Hall!Featuring Kiddy Smile - the Parisian DJ, producer and vocalist - in his Toronto debut. With your fave FIT and BIG PRIMPIN Djs, including: Blackcat (Mykel Hall), Tam Ika, Philip Edward Villeneuve, Karim Olen Ash, Kris Steeves & Max Mohenu.Hosted by Miss Margot, Kinnon, Travis, Cassandra & more!

Advance tickets: $25 | Door tickets: $30

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CHERRY BOMB Pride: 10 Years of Queer Love!

June 24

CHERRY BOMB Pride: 10 Years of Queer Love!

Mod Club Theatre. 722 College St.

Dance, sweat & celebrate as Toronto’s biggest party for queer women and friends turns 10 and goes extra large to give you the love at this Official Dyke Day After Party! Good music! Good people!

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Toastr Pride – Throwback Edition

June 24

Toastr Pride – Throwback Edition

739 Queen St. W

Dance, mingle, play pool, and hang out on a patio, while scream-singing songs you love from days past, played by the always excellent DJ pair of Lucie Tic and Sticky Cuts.

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Pride and Remembrance Run

June 24

Pride and Remembrance Run

Church and Wellesley

5km run, or 3km walk to raise funds in support of charities benefiting Toronto's diverse LGBTQ community.

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Psymbiotiq & The Chaos Syndicate present “I Didn’t Know You Swing That Way”

June 24

Psymbiotiq & The Chaos Syndicate present “I Didn’t Know You Swing That Way”

120 Church St.

Funky bass party for the bi's cranking 70's inspired ghetto funk, drum 'n bass, wild swung out vintage throwbacks and sexy glitchy bass music. Come boogie!

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OM FOR CHANGE

June 24

OM FOR CHANGE

Comfort Hotel Downtown Toronto, 15 Charles St E

60 minute Power Yoga class. Donations from this fundraising event will go to the beneficiaries of the Pride and Remembrance Run.

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150 Years Young

June 24 - 25

150 Years Young

468 King St. W., Toronto, ON

Because art is a powerful and effective way of breaking down barriers and inspiring conversations, photos and stories collected by our 12 ambassadors across Canada will be projected on buildings in downtown Toronto. We will be there on June 24 and June 25. Keep up with us on social and the web for any last minute updates!

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Smiling Room Project

June 24

Smiling Room Project

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre

A multi-dimensional video art project exploring Queer, Trans and Two spirit politics, performance and experiences of happiness.

Pride Vogue Dance Workshop

June 24

Pride Vogue Dance Workshop

Toronto Public Library - Don Mills

In this workshop, members of one of Toronto's premier ballroom groups, the House of Constantine, will create different ballroom looks with kids  along with ballroom names and personas, and teach the basics of voguing, ballroom's own dance form, and how to walk the runway. Ages 7-12. Space is limited.

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PhysEd! powered by Andrew Christian

June 24 - 25

PhysEd! powered by Andrew Christian

Striker Sports Bar

Wear your Sports Gear to prepare to workout with special DJ guest Gordon Emery! Enter our Andrew Christian “Draft Pick & Trade" contest to trade in your old underwear for some brand-new skivvies! $3.50 bar rail all night and No Cover!

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BLAZE

June 24 - 25

BLAZE

Blaze Toronto is an LBTGQ inclusive event. This is the 6th staging of the event with predominantly Caribbean newcomers to Canada. There will be 4 DJs playing music including hip hop, dancehall & soca.

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Reggae Night with Fujahtive and The Sattalites

June 24 - 25

Reggae Night with Fujahtive and The Sattalites

Lee's Palace

Enjoy a night of Roots Style Reggae with two of Toronto and Canada's legendary performers Fujahtive & The Sattalites in support of the Family Mediation & Resource Centre

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GirlPlay Toronto’s 9th Annual T-Dance

June 25

GirlPlay Toronto’s 9th Annual T-Dance

580 Church St.

The summer love-fest of pride. The undisputed, top notch, queen of the ball, quintessential Sunday party of pride is back, and it’s bigger and lovelier than ever before!

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Faith + Pride

June 25

Faith + Pride

Church Street Junior Public School

MCC Toronto’s annual Faith + Pride Service. In his final year, Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes, C.M. will deliver the message “Faith + Pride". Guest performers The Nylons.

  All Gender Washrooms  Wheelchair Accessible  ASL/English Interpretation

Toronto Pflag Pride Family Brunch

June 25

Toronto Pflag Pride Family Brunch

Pogue Mahone Pub & Kitchen. 777 Bay St.

Pflag Families welcome all youth, adults, community leaders, advocates, allies & VIPs to brunch in a trans-/queer-inclusive space w/ other LGBTQ individuals, families and allies.

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SuperJock! powered by Nasty Pig

June 25 - 26

SuperJock! powered by Nasty Pig

Striker Sports Bar

Come and Sexy-Party before you After-Party and drink $3.50 bar rail all night! Giveaways all night! Circuit house music with DJ Relentless. No Cover!

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DEKO-ZE & Comfort Zone presents “Come Get Your Fcuk’in Beat – Pride Edition”

June 26

DEKO-ZE & Comfort Zone presents “Come Get Your Fcuk’in Beat – Pride Edition”

Comfort Zone. 480 Spadina Ave

This long running underground after-hours event is the perfect way to finish Pride Month for those who like their beats on the deeper, darker and sexier side of house.

No Strings Theatre presents “The Great Canadian Show Tune! Encore”

June 29

No Strings Theatre presents “The Great Canadian Show Tune! Encore”

Statlers. 487 Church St.

Theatre performances that provide opportunities for youth to develop performing arts. See emerging Canadian music theatre composers air their musical gems for the first time.

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