METRO VANCOUVER AND COAST
Sunshine Coast Pride Month (June 3-25, 2023)
The Sunshine Coast is hosting a roster of fun pride events for all ages in Gibsons, Roberts Creek, and Sechelt. Participate in an array of activities, including a visual art exhibition, a dance at Roberts Creek Hall, and a Pride golf tournament at the Blue Ocean Golf Course in Sechelt.
Surrey PRIDE Festival (May 27– June 24, 2023)
This year, Surrey’s Pride calendar kicks off with So YOU Think YOU Can Drag, and event that will see six community leaders show off their drag alter egos to raise money for their respective charities of choice. The marquis event, Surrey Pride, takes place on June 24 at Civic Plaza, Surrey, where attendees can dance the night away to an ABBA tribute band, among other entertainment.
Maple Ridge’s Pride Picnic in the Park With PLEA (June 3, 2023)
This free family-friendly outdoor event, hosted by PLEA, takes place in Memorial Peace Park and features a fun afternoon of BBQ, face painting, games, and live entertainment. The annual event, which is funded entirely by donations to PLEA, has been going strong since 2016.
Burnaby Pride (July 22, 2023)
Burnaby Civic Square is home to the city’s sixth annual Burnaby Pride celebrations, with live music, drag, comedy, educational booths and activities for all ages, with a focus on local partnerships, support, and participation.
Pride in Poco (July 22, 2023)
On July 22, Port Coquitlam’s City Hall will light up in rainbow colours in support of LGBT2SQ+ communities. Pride in Poco, which is a collaboration between the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Roundtable and local youth, will feature community displays, live performances, food vendors, and more.