Salt Spring Pride

2017 Salt Spring Island Pride Festival

“A World of Pride” on Diverse and Inclusive Salt Spring Island

Join in on the 13th Annual Salt Spring Island Pride from Sept. 6th to 10th for one of BC’s most unique Pride events! This year’s theme, A World of Pride, welcomes you to join in on our celebration of Diversity & Inclusion for events hosted for our queer community, visitors and allies. Share, discuss and celebrate hope for an inclusive future – here at home and around the world. More info can be found at daissi.org.

Schedule of Events:

Wednesday, Sept 6th
Queer Story Sharing Circle at Beaver Point Hall
7-9 pm. Admission by donation – Open circle sharing with a special facilitator
Thursday, Sept 7th
Q-munity Meal and Discussion: “What does Diversity and Inclusion mean to us?”
Catered Dinner by Donation
Time: 5-8 pm – Location to be announced

Queer Dance Temple at Beaver Point Hall
Time: 7-10 pm $10-15 (sliding scale) – DJ Shauna Devlin

Friday, Sept 8th
Ferron and her All-Star Band at ArtSpring
Join us for Juno Award Winner Ferron performing with her 3 piece band.
7:30pm – 9:00 $25 general/ $15 student – Tickets at Artspring or artspring.ca

Loud and Proud – Musician Ange Hehr
Performance starts at 9 pm at Moby’s Pub. Food and drink from 6 pm onward.
$10 cover charge after 8 pm. (Also performing on Saturday evening at Moby’s).

Saturday, Sept 9th
Salt Spring Pride Parade – Human Powered and Lovin’ it!
12:30 – Gather and Welcome at Salt Spring Library on McPhillips Avenue
1:00 – Parade through Ganges Village 1:30-3:00 – Celebration in Centennial Park with DJ music and dance!

Pride Dance Featuring Queer as Funk along with DJ Slade!
7 pm at Fulford Hall. Tickets are $25 at Artspring or artspring.ca or $30 at the door at Fulford Hall event night.
(We encourage ticket purchases in advance as this event normally sells out)

Sunday, Sept 10th
A Message of Love – Unitarian Pride Service
Sunday, Sept 10th at 10:30am. Admission is free
Seniors Services Centre across from Country Grocer

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