Ottawa! Are you ready for a Pride Sunday like no other?! Members from your Ottawa Queer community, local supportive friends, restaurants and organizations have been teaming together to create a wonderful community initiative to celebrate Queer Pride!
After the parade, we invite you to come join us in the Somerset Street Village (at Bank) to celebrate!
Suds, speedos, beer, patios, DJs, kids zone and BBQ in support of Ten Oaks and For Pivots Sake
Somerset Street Village (at Bank)
11 am – 10pm.
Events will include…
★Sexy Car & Bike Wash with Antique Skate and Tall Tree Cycle. *Free washes for Pride Floats
★Big Gay Photo Booth by Queer Mafia
★The Wallacks & Ten Oaks Kids Zone
★Share Freehouse Patio Gender Mixer
★Six venues on the Somerset Street simulcasting Queer Mafia DJs all day live from Union 613’s non-existent patio featuring Beyond the Pale. Tunes by Dan Valin, Kitty Funk, DJ DAE, D-luxx Brown and DJ Kuero.
★Cake and Community Mural Painting: Help Pride Flag creator Gilbert Baker paint a community mural celebrating our colours starting at 3:30pm!
★BBQ at Centretown Pub
★Craft beer and cocktail tastings with Share Freehouse, Union 613 and Beau’s at the Queer Garden
★Anonymous Rapid HIV testing provided by Somerset West Community Health Center
★The Safer Party Outreach Team from ACO will be there providing information on Safer Partying (safer sex, safer consumption).
★ACO will be providing sexual health supplies and harm reduction supplies.
In store Venus Envy event….
Annual Pride Sale at Venus Envy, 226 Bank St, 12-6pm
See your friends, check out the rainbow gear, eat cupcakes and celebrate Pride with Venus Envy!
After your day in the sun head over to Babylon for MOD CLUB Sunday
317 Bank Street
Free admission with options to donate at the door in support of Ten Oaks and For Pivots Sake
Events and Specials brought to you by:
AIDS Committee of Ottawa
Beyond the Pale
Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity
Ottawa Skateboard Community Association
Ottawa Wolves Rugby Football Club
Somerset West Community Health Center
Rideau Valley Roller Girls
Tall Tree Cycle
Union Local 613
With support, love and space from:
Greenspon, Brown and Associates
Canadian Federation of Students
Ottawa Chamber of Commerce
Our vision is to host events that unite Ottawa's queer and social justice networks, build community, and support artists and not-for-profit groups. We do this by employing our collective passions, creativity, and skills to raise awareness & funds for grassroots organizations.
Read more about the Queer Mafia