toronto pride events 2017

The top 30 events at Pride Toronto 2017

The top Pride Toronto events this year aren't all about partying; they're more about talented artists, filmmakers, sporting events and cultural happenings to get people thinking about LGBT life in the city and how it affect us all.

  • Top Picks
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • June 23
      All trans and nonbinary folks, friend and allies are welcome to rally and stand together in solidarity during this march along Yonge Street.
      Toronto, ON
    • June 24
      The Toronto Dyke March is a political demonstration of critical mass, welcoming all self-identified dykes to create political and visible space.
      Pride Toronto
    • June 25
      This is the biggest event of Pride Month, so don't miss the parade as it winds its way through the city.
      Yonge Street
  • Art events
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    About the Event
    Location
  • Film
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    About the Event
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  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • June 12
      Pride Toronto's innovative Queer Icon Series returns with an on-stage discussion with the Pulitzer prize-winning author of the two-part epic, Angels In America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes.
      University Theatre
    • June 12
      This memorial pays tribute to members of the LGBT community that were lost in the Orlando tragedy. This night will include the unveiling of a new community-informed art piece. 
      Barbara Hall Park
    • June 15
      The theatrics of aerial and acrobatic performance merge in Flying Solo's dirty circus in their fourth production called Blown. The show mixes hippiedom, The Wizard of Oz, and 70s porn, naturally.
      Buddies In Bad Times Theatre
    • June 16
      Join Kulanu Toronto, CIJA, the 519, and Pride Toronto for their Pride Shabbat Dinner. Talia Johnson will lead an optional renewal Shabbat service before dinner starts around 7:15 p.m.
      The 519
    • June 16
      This is a campy tribute to the 1995 film, featuring an all-star cast, including drag queen Beardonce as Dionne. Complete with queens, show-stopping musical performances, and followed a 1990s dance party.
      Buddies In Bad Times Theatre
    • June 18
      This is a queer craft, art, fashion and lit fair inside the Gladstone. It features things made by LGBT folks. There'll be over 50 vendors from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • June 19
      This is a super fun, interactive musical theatre love-in. Grab some drinks, cozy up to a cabaret table, and belt out your favourites with the live band.
      The Second City Toronto
    • June 20
      Naked Boys Reading is exactly what it sounds like: a titillating queer literary salon featuring sexy, unclothed literary buffs reading, in the buff, to you. Toronto's adored queen of filth, Igby Lizzard will host.
      Glad Day Bookshop
    • June 24
      The annual Homo Night in Canada show has become a must-see event of Pride weekend showcasing some of North Americas best gay and lesbian comics.
      Buddies In Bad Times Theatre
    • June 21
      Check out a star-studded lineup of youth making a big impact in pop culture and in music. Brighid Fry, Jordan Alexander, The Skins and some of Toronto's best young drag performers will entertain all afternoon.
      Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto
    • June 24
      There's an endless list of Toronto's best queens ready to show you their best, along with music from MikeQ.
      Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto
  • Music
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • June 23
      Celebrating LGBT Middle Eastern culture with an amazing lineup featuring Abjeez, Shiva, Wake Island and DJ Arabesque.
      Wellesley Stage
    • June 23
      Disco legends Boney M, Purple Disco Machine and JoJoFlores will have you seeing disco balls at this full day of disco and funk classics and performance.
      Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto
    • June 24
      This is a Latin-focused stage during the Pride festival featuring the talents of Baoba, Victoria Mata, Santa Cecilia and Rico Dalasam.
      Wellesley Stage
    • June 25
      Celebrating 19 years of Black queer, trans and intersexed magic, this stage will feature shows from Zaki Ibrahim, Cakes Da Killa, and "Love Come Down" hit making queen Eveylyn "Champagne".
      Wellesley Pride Stage
  • Sport events
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • June 6
      This is a 5K run to Hair of the Dog Pub Toronto in partnership with the Pride And Remembrance Run and Sawdust City Brewery. The fact this is happening on 6/6 and 6:00 p.m. is merely coincidence and not an invitation to beasts.
      Hair of the Dog Pub Toronto
    • June 24
      Head down for a pint or some food and celebrate Pride with Toronto Muddy York RFC. If you're a fan of big, burley rugby players, then this is where you should plan to hang out all afternoon.
      The Steady Cafe & Bar
    • June 13
      Take part in a night of flying, dancing, and special guests; Jezebel Bardot and Marc Lalonde. When we say flying we literally mean flying inside of a wind tunnel with a drag queen bonus.
      iFLY Toronto
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Hector Vasquez


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