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Five things to do this weekend in Toronto: Pride Edition

Get ready for a jam packed weekend with Five Things To Do: Pride Edition!

It’s Pride weekend in Toronto, so it’s time to round out your Pride Month in style! From Trans Pride and the Dyke March to Yes Yes Y’all’s Block Party, there’s so many ways to celebrate all weekend long.

Check out Five Things To Do in Toronto this weekend below.

Trans Pride

Church St. and Hayden St. | June24th | 7:00 p.m.

Trans Pride
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Toronto’s Trans March is renowned as one of the biggest Pride events around the world. While the march is for all of the trans, non-binary, friends, and allies, but the event encourages Trans women of colour and people with different abilities to lead the march, which starts at Church St. and Hayden St. The march will wrap at Allan Gardens, where there will be a stellar lineup of trans performers. The Rally starts at 7:00 p.m. and the March starts at 8:00 p.m.

Resurrection: a YES YES YALL block party

Bud Light Seltzer Wellesley Stage | June 24th | 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

 

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Yes Yes Y’all is back and better than ever with Resurrection. “It’s been a long windy road but YYY gearing up for the return of the summer,” a description explains. “After a 2 year hiatus, the block party is back and ready to celebrate all our colours ❤️. A night to remember with Yes Yes Yall and friends: Half Queen (NZ), Bambii, Teeno, and more! Expect bangers.”

The Dyke March

The Village | June 25th | 1:00 p.m.

Dyke March
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The Toronto Dyke March is where self-identified dykes come to create a “political and visible space.” The Dyke March is where women and trans people from all across the community come to celebrate and show their power, strength and diversity. The rally starts at 1:00 p.m., with the March kicking off at 2:00 p.m.

Pride Parade

Church St. and Bloor St. | June 26th

 

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What is Pride Month without the Pride Parade? On June 23rd, head to the corner of Church Street and Bloor Street to witness over 200 groups marching in celebration of LGBTQ+ people. The parade, which is one of the largest in North America, comes stacked with performances, floats, and marchers every year.

Priyanka’s Taste Test Show

TD Main Stage | June 26th | 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm

 

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Winner of Canada’s Drag Race season 1, Priyanka Love, is returning to her hometown with her debut EP Taste Test. She’ll be bringing the EP live to the TD Main Stage on Sunday, June 26th. That album has hit a whopping 5+ million streams, and she’s sure to perform her viral hit single, “Come Through.” So get ready to round out your Pride Month in style with this set!
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