Pride Month kicks off today! Here's a look at all of the local pride events happening around central Alberta.
Lacombe Pride Society
Location: Lacombe Memorial Centre’s Kinsmen Room
Date: Saturday, June 3 from 5:00-6:30PM
The Lacombe Pride Society will be hosting an Open House for the pride community and their allies to connect over games, crafts, and snacks.
Ponoka Pride Society
Pride in the Park
Location: Ponoka Centennial Park
Date: Saturday, June 10 from 12-4PM
The Ponoka Pride Society will be celebrating pride! There will be a costume contest, open mic, prizes for best dressed, and an Alice in Wonderland themed tea party.
Red Deer Queer Community
Queer Art Club
Location: Red Deer Public Library (Dawe)
Date: Thursday, June 1
Continue working on an art project or simply bring a colouring book. Register for this event at the Red Deer Queer Community’s website.
2nd Annual Pride in the Park
Location: Rotary Park in Red Deer
Date: June 10 and 11
Come celebrate pride in the park!
Car Pride Parade
Date: Saturday, June 17
All drivers are expected to follow laws. No roads will be closed for this parade. For more information, visit the Red Deer Queer Community’s website.
High Tea with the Queens
Location: Cronquist House in Red Deer
Date: Saturday, June 24, 12:30 to 3:30PM.
This is a ticketed event for more information head to the Red Deer Queer Community’s website.
Location: Red Deer Public Library, Snell Auditorium
Date: Friday, June 30, 2:00-6:00PM
A place for members of the pride community to celebrate the end of the school year. Ages 12-18. This is a ticketed event but is free to attend for more information head to the Red Deer Queer Community’s website.
Innisfail Pride event
Location: Innisfail Legion
Date: Friday, June 23
This event is an event for those aged 18+. Celebrate pride pride at the Innisfail Legion!
Innisfail Pride in the Park event
Location: Innisfail Legion Park
Date: Saturday, June 24
Come celebrate Pride in Innisfail! This year, their theme is Me + You + Them = Us.