2022 marks the 40th anniversary of Pride Month in Edmonton! Celebrate and support the LGBTQ2S+ community with festivals, concerts, and plenty of fun for everyone.
Pride Month Kick-Off | June 3
Pride Month begins at City Hall with remarks from local politicians, musical performances, and plenty of special guests!
PRIDE Reunited | June 3–5
Join Fruit Loop and The Grindstone Theatre for a three-day street fair, including live performances, food trucks, workshops, dance parties, and more!
Imagine | June 4
Edmonton Vocal Minority reunites after two years for their 2022 June Pride Concert, hosted by Darrin Hagen.
Light The Bridge | June 4
From sunset to midnight on June 4, the Highlevel Bridge will be illuminated in the colours of the Pride Flag—be sure to look for the brilliant colours during your nighttime adventures!
FAB Edmonton Pride Picnic | June 5
Come to Victoria Park for an all-you-can eat picnic with the Fellowship of Alberta Bears; all proceeds go to support CHEW Project YEG, supporting LGBTQ2S+ youth in Edmonton.
Re:Construct | June 7–12
A trans man and his idealized cis self explore identity, masculinity, and perfection in this playful, irreverent play by Even Gilchrist, part of RISER Edmonton 2022. The show is recommended for guests aged 14 and older.
Edmonton Riverhawks’ Strike Out Hate Pride Night | June 11
Before the Riverhawks take on the Portland Lefties at RE/MAX Field, enjoy a pre-game Pride party with dancing, photo backdrops, pride-themed giveaways, and more!
TOUCHING YOU I CATCH MIDNIGHT | June 11
Part of NextFest 2022, this Pride Nite Club is a sleepover-themed cabaret, party, and celebration of 2SLGBTQ+ identity for those aged 14 and up.
Mayor’s Pride Brunch | June 12
The 17th annual Mayor’s Pride Brunch, presented by the University of Alberta Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services (iSMSS), features rainbow pancakes and build-your-own waffles, an appearance by Mayor Sohi, and drag performances by Melina Verga, all in support of programs for 2SLGBTQ+ youth.
Drag Me Out to the Ball Game | June 18
See an all-star cast of local drag talent take to the field for a charity baseball game, followed by a dance party and drag performances with live DJs!
St. Albert Pride | June 18
Head to St. Albert’s Rotary Park for a free festival featuring bouncy castles, vendors, music and drag performances, food trucks, and more!
Edmonton PrideFest | June 24–25
This free, two-day festival at Churchill Square features performances by Fefe Dobson, Virginia to Vegas, Neha Batra, and many more, along with a Rainbow Road market for 2SLGBTQ+ artists, businesses, and community support services.
Drag Superstars at Evolution Wonderlounge | Select dates throughout June
You’ve seen them on screen, and now you can see them perform LIVE! Stars of Canada’s Drag Race are taking to the stage at Evolution Wonderlounge all month long, including Kendall Gender on June 3, Pythia on June 10, Juice Boxx on June 11, Ilona Verley on June 17, Kyne on June 18
FAB Pride Dance | June 3
The Fellowship of Alberta Bears is holding their annual Pride Dance, open to all FAB members! Memberships are available at the door.
Tri Guys Presents: Drag Brunch | June 5
Enjoy performances by LaDonna Stone, GoGo Fetch, Melinda Verga, Sarah Trixx, and Jojo Mojo, along with plenty of delicious eats and an after-brunch dance party!
Pride Month Virtual Movie Party | June 7
Join the Edmonton 2 Spirit Society for a free virtual screening of the Canadian Screen Award-winning film ‘Wildhood’! A group discussion will follow the screening.
PRIDE Recharged | June 11
Enjoy an evening of incredible drag, burlesque, and pole performances at the Starlite Room, along with live DJs, drink specials, and more!
Dollhouse After Dark: A Tell-All Talk and Drag Show | June 11
This NextFest showcase features drag divas including host Gemma Nye, Just Dana Cree, Hunny Moon, Onika Extravaganza, Jizz Elle, Natrasha Can, and Monster Truck, promising a night of secrets, shocks, and thrills.
The 34th Annual Gay Pageant – Over the Rainbow to Oz! | June 24
Help the Imperial Sovereign Court of the Wild Rose choose their new Mr/Ms/Mx Gay Edmontons at this annual pageant!
Community Friday | June 24
All cover fees from this dance party at Evolution Wonderlounge will be donated to local charities, including ISCWR, Edmonton Rage, CHEW Project, BriteLine, and HIV Edmonton.
PrideFest After Party | June 25
After enjoying PrideFest downtown, head to Evolution Wonderlounge for a dance party with DJ Pengwen.
Drag Mother to Bingo (and a show) | June 26
Wind down Pride Month with bingo and drag performances, hosted by Ladonna Cree and friends.