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Gay Edmonton

The Fellowship of Alberta Bears bring back Alberta's biggest & best bear event
FAB Events

A gay/ queer /bi men's not-for-profit society. Events include: Calgary Wild Pride, Calgary Pride Parade Float, Edmonton Tabletops + Bottoms Bear Board Game Night, Edmonton FAB 80's VIP Night, Edmonton Tabletops + Bottoms, Edmonton FAB Halloween VIP Night, From FUR to FAB Bears to Drag Queens Community Fundraiser and BEEF Singlet Party. See their website for updates:

beefbearbash.com
Documentaries, Dialogue, Discovery
NorthWestFest

May 2-12, 2019, Metro Cinema/ Garneau Theatre, 8712-109 St; Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq. Canada’s longest running documentary film festival (former Global Visions) presents socially relevant films and video from around the world exploring issues of social, economic and environmental development; catalysts for reflection, discussion, and responsible action.

northwestfest.ca
May - June 2019
Coming to Chvrch Of John

May 3, 2019 - Midnite Mass. May 17th - Midnite Mass: SHARAM. May 24th - Midnite Mass: Tantrum Desire. May 25th - Chris Lorenzo in Edmonton. June 1st - Mstrkrft - Edmonton. June 7th - Midnite Mass. June 8th - Corey Craig. June 14th - Midnite Mass: Ferreck Dawn. June 15th - Bass•A•Holic: Rrotik w/ Nada Deva, Dhartha, Josef Kuusic. June 21st - Graves. All events 9pm-2am, 18+

www.facebook.com/pg/thechvrch/events
The 2018-2019 Season
Alberta Ballet

May 9-11, 2019 - The Fiddle + the Drum - celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Joni Mitchell’s ballet. Sep 28-29 - Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal: Dance Me - honours Leonard Cohen. Nov 1-4 - Christopher Anderson’s retelling of The Sleeping Beauty.

www.albertaballet.com/deviate
Two seatings. One at 10am and the other at 1pm
Drag Brunch: Mother's Day

May 12, 2019, 10am-5pm. Celebrating Mother's Day a little differently this year! Drag brunches have been predominantly Drag Queens. For those special moms or motherly figures in our lives, we've decided to switch it up and serve some piping hot DRAG KINGS to get your engines going! With Brunch Kings and Queen: Gogo Fetch, Duke Carson, Dyxson Kunts, and Bravo Charlie.

www.facebook.com/events/637133323415015
In pin Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
Fort Saskatchewan Pride Week 2019

May 24-31, 2019. FRI 4-7pm PRIDE Week Kick-Off City Hall activities. SAT 9:15am PRIDE Flag Raising, 1pm Workshop, Bowling at Fort Lanes. SUN United Church service. MON Play Mob, TUE 7pm speakers Tabor Pearson + Marni Panas, WED Reading with Royalty, THU Drag Make-Up, FRI free movie screening of Rocketman.

www.facebook.com/events/590063261504207
Hosted by Evolution Wonderlounge
Summer Bash Underwear Party

June 1, 2019, 9pm-3am. Make Waves for the countdown to Pride Underwear Party! $10 cover - with proceeds until 11 going to making Waves - $7 doubles in your undies. Free Pants Check. DJs Suco and Arrowchaser.

www.facebook.com/events/766782697055104
Hosted by Pure Pride
Edmonton Pride March 2019 + Pride in the Park Revamped

June 8, 2019, 11am. Gather and march in unity, empowerment and love for who we are. After march food - BBQ and more. Info on route, festivities and events TBA. Also 11am-8pm Evolution Wonderlounge alternative event (since Pride cancellation) w/ live music, bouncy castles, crafts, freezies, picnics, BBQs.

www.facebook.com/events/324600878257631
With Evolution Solid Gold Party with DJ Reid Bourgeois
Edmonton Pride Community Street Festival

June 8, 2019, noon-11pm. Celebrate Edmonton Pride 2019! Kiss 91.7 Family Fun Zone tasty treats + face painting, photo ops with Disney princesses, and Pure Pride Bouncy Castle. Adult beer garden w/ multiple DJs, entertainers including Drag Race All Star Yara Sofia. Tequila Mockingbird hosts shows 2:30-4:30pm. Local craft brews + vodka and Tequila.

www.facebook.com/events/541342826388373
Yellowhead Brewery & Yellowhead Drag Events
Pride Drag Brunch

June 9, 2019, 10am-5pm. Celebrating PRIDE with buffet-style brunch! Not be for the faint of heart - after all the partying the night before at queer events all over in lieu of the parade; hangovers will abound. If you can drag your heels out of bed, this is one pride event not to miss. Hostess Gogo Fetch, w/ some of her favorite Judy's.

www.facebook.com/events/438791786896840
Hosted by Fruit Loop
PRIDE Wrap Up Street Party

June 15, 2019, 3pm-3am, front of Thrift Shop/ Crash Hotel. Food and drinks at the street fair, then dance the night away to DJs Thomas Culture, Vishus, Kena Leon, Galloway Hiatt, K-Stylez, HaHa, and Konstantine. Performances by Jon-Benet Ramsme, Duke Carson, Lucian LaPearl, Melinda Verga, Sister-Mary Clarence, Artasia, Ladonna, Claudia Hartout and Lilith Fair. 3pm Doggos + Drag Queens.

www.facebook.com/events/2299867786962862
In response to Edmonton Pride Festival Society cancellation of the 2019 festival
Stonewall 50th Anniversary Rally

June 28, 2019, 6-8pm at the Alberta Legislature Building - The Edmonton Stonewall 50th Anniversary Rally - a grassroots led event with co-organizational support from Shades of Colour and RARICAnow.

www.facebook.com/events/656334701466333
Juggle your schedule, yield to laughter
International Street Fest

July 5-14, 2019, at Dr. Wilbert McIntyre Park, between Gateway Blvd and Calgary Trail - 83-84 Avenue. An international street performer cast of jugglers, acrobats, hip hop dancers, sword-swallowers, musicians and more. Also arts/crafts and food/beverages vendors.

www.edmontonstreetfest.com
The Midway: for only a few days each year
K Days

July 19-28, 2019, in Northlands Park, 7410 Borden Park Rd. Check out favorite musicians and artists on the Koodonation stage; pan for gold in Klondike Park; climb on the Mach 3, the Zipper and other midway rides; and eat favorite fair ground foods, trade shows, food, wine, and daily fireworks. Was called Klondike Days, then Capital EX - now K-Days - 10 days of fun each July.

www.k-days.com
Six stages, seven hours a day
Edmonton Folk Music Festival

August 8-11, 2019, annual event, in beautiful downtown Gallagher Park, happens each year, the second weekend in August. The 2019 Performer list will be released at the end of May. The full schedule later in the summer of 2019 - to be found here.

edmontonfolkfest.org
38th Annual
Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival

August 15-25, 2019 the area's popular 11-day Fringe Theatre Festival brings artists and audiences together to celebrate creativity, risk, craft, and community - and there are associated events all year long. See their website for details.

www.fringetheatre.ca
33rd Annual
Edmonton International Film Festival 2019

September 26 - October 5, 2019, annual ten day feast of all things cinematic; independent films of many genres from around the globe. A film festival about 'discovery' to uncover and present cinematic gems.

www.edmontonfilmfest.com