Barrie Pride Events

Barrie Pride celebrates all year round! Check out what we have going on every month by clicking or tapping on the month you are interested in above. Make sure to check back often and most of all, watch our Facebook and Instagram for the latest and most up-to-date information (linked below).

Want to learn more about any of the dates mentioned here? Click the 🔍 beside any name to be brought to an educational resource!

October 2022

DateEventDescription
October 8thInternational Lesbian Day 🔍International Lesbian Day celebrates lesbian culture. As it is mainly celebrated in New Zealand and Australia, we will be raising the flag on April 26th!
October 11thInternational Coming Out Day 🔍 
October 19thPride Monthly Sociable @ C.W. Coops 8:00 pm - 11:00 pmHosted by local drag queen Queenie 'The Brat' ZaDhal, this month's theme is TBA.
October 23rd to 29thInternational Asexual Week 🔍 
October 25thAsexual Flag Raising @ City Hall, 1:00pm 
October 26thInternational Intersex Awareness Day 🔍 Intersex Flag Raising @ City Hall, 12:00pm 

November 2022

DateEventDescription
November 8thInternational Intersex Day of Remembrance and Solidarity🔍 
November 16thPride Monthly Sociable @ C.W. Coops 8:00 pm - 11:00 pmHosted by local drag queen Queenie 'The Brat' ZaDhal, this month's theme is TBA.
November 20thInternational Transgender Day of Remembrance 🔍 
November 23rdInternational Polyamory Day 🔍 

Events calendar 2022-2023

▲ = flag raising at city hall

October 2022
11th - Coming Out Day
19th - Pride Monthly Sociables; Fall Out of the Closet
26th - International Intersex Awareness Day ▲
23rd - 29th - International Asexual Week
November 2022
4th - Annual General Meeting of the Board
8th - International Intersex Day of Remembrance and Solidarity ▲
11th - Remembrance Day Wreath Ceremony
16th - Pride Monthly Sociables; Festivus at CW Coops
20th - International Transgender Day of Remembrance
23rd - International Polyamory Day ▲
December 2022
1st - World AIDS Day
8th - International Pansexual Pride Day ▲
January 2023
18th - Pride Monthly Sociables; Rainbow Restivus PJ Party
27th - Holocaust Remembrance Day
27th - Holocaust Rememberance Day Event with Am Shalom
February 2023
TBA - Rainbow Clothing Swap
15th - Pride Monthly Sociables; Love Yourself
23rd - National Pink Shirt Day
March 2023
1st - Zero Discrimination Day
15th - Pride Monthly Sociables; We see you;TransColours Body Paint Body Positivity Fundraiser
31st - International Transgender Day of Visibility
April 2023
6th - International Asexual Day ▲
12th - Day of Pink
19th - Pride Monthly Sociables; Spring Rainbows & Drag Fashion Show
23rd - Day of Silence
26th - International Lesbian Visibility Day ▲
May 2023
TBA - Annual National Pride Network Canadian Military ▲, Drag Me To Dinner Gala with Borden Pride Network
17th - International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
17th - Pride Monthly Sociables; Maypole Rainbow Dance
17th: - Rainbow Treats for Change Fundraiser
19th - International Agender Pride Day ▲
24th - International Pansexual + Panromantic Awareness & Visibility ▲
June 2023
TBA - RT Collective 2SLGBTQAI+ Film Screening, Rainbow Clothing Swap with Starbucks & Samaritan House
1st - International Pride Month ▲
17th - Barrie Pride Parade & Festival
21st - Pride Monthly Summer Day Sociables; Rainbow Berry Picking
July 2023
1st - Canada Day Promenade with Pride
14th - International Nonbinary Day ▲
19th - Pride Monthly Summer Day Sociables; Rainbow Beach Day
August 2023
TBA - Kempenfest with Pride, Innisfil Pride Paddle
17th - Pride Monthly Summer Day Sociables; Rainbow Lawnchair Luminata
September 2023
16th - 23rd - Bi+ Week
21st - Pride Monthly Sociables; BICONIC Trivia Nite
23rd - Bisexual Awareness Day ▲
30th - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
October 2023
11th - Coming Out Day
19th - Pride Monthly Sociables; BP Thanksgiving Dinner
26th - International Intersex Awareness Day ▲
23rd - 29th - International Asexual Week
November 2023
4th - Annual General Meeting of the Board
8th - International Intersex Day of Remembrance and Solidarity ▲
11th - Remembrance Day Wreath Ceremony
16th - Pride Monthly Sociables
20th - International Transgender Day of Remembrance
23rd - International Polyamory Day ▲
December 2023
1st - World AIDS Day
8th - International Pansexual Pride Day ▲
21st - Pride Monthly Sociables; Festivus Pride and Pie