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What's Going on in the North End: Halifax Pride Edition

The Halifax Pride festival is happening from July 20 - 30, and there are a ton of different ways to celebrate Pride in the North End this year! Whether you're into Drag shows, dance parties, trivia nights, or karaoke, there is something here for everyone!


Scroll down to see a full list of Pride events happening in Halifax's North End.

North End Halifax Pride

Tuesday, July 18, 2023


Lipsynced

Where: The Bus Stop Theatre - 2203 Gottingen Street

When: Doors open at 7:30pm

Toronto's most ICONIC improv show ready to pop off in HALIFAX! The time has come for HELLO CITY to LIP SYNC for their lives!! EVERY scene is inspired by a SECRET song and when the scene ends our hilarious improvisors lip sync for their lives… but don’t worry, they have the help of some fiercest DRAG ASSASSINS! And you decide the WINNER!

** This show is for MATURE AUDIENCES**

Find more info here.


Wednesday, July 19, 2023


Pride Music Bingo

Where: Hopyard - 2103 Gottingen Street

When: 7:30pm

With Devin Fox and special guest KittyBass! $8 poutine special & $6 well shot drinks!


Wednesday Whizz Quiz: Rocky Horror Picture Show Trivia

Where: Gus' Pub - 2605 Agricola Street

When: 8:00-10:00pm

I know you're shivering with antici......pation! Get out your fishnets, and take a step to the right over to Gus' July 19th, for RHPS TRIVIA!

Find more info here.


Thursday, July 20, 2023 *first official day of the Halifax Pride Festival*

KJIPUKTUK RENAISSANCE: A QTBIPOC Showcase

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 9:00pm

To kick off the Pride events at Indulge, Mike Hunt & Elle Noir will be hosting a showcase of local QTBIPOC Talents!

You will be thoroughly entertained all evening by an amazing cast, ready to slay the night away! Be prepared to feel, love, learn, cry, laugh & truly GAG on the excellence of the performers! We will take you on a journey with lipsyncs, live vocals, dance & many more talents that will leave you wanting more! 19+

Find more info here.


Queer Karaoke Night: Pride Edition

Where: Hopyard - 2103 Gottingen Street

When: 8:00pm - 2:00am

Queer Karaoke Night at Hopyard is back for PRIDE! Come for dinner and/or drinks, watch or partake in karaoke, and/or mingle with folks from the community. Sing and dance along! All in a safe space for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. The space is ours from 8pm until 2am! You’re welcome to join or show up at any time. (Kitchen closes at 10pm) $5 cover (cash at the door) or pre-book your spot on Eventbrite.

This is a space space for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. Allies are welcome.

You must be 19+ to attend.

Find more info here.


The Gussy Queens Present: Wet Dreams, a Pride Drag Show

Where: Gus' Pub - 2605 Agricola Street

When: Doors open at 8:30pm

Presented by ShmamTheMam, WET 💦DREAMS 🛌💭 is a Pride-themed drag show! Tickets are $15 at the door. 19+


Beyonce Renaissance Party

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 10:00pm

Join us at Indulge for an unforgettable Night! 19+


Friday, July 21, 2023


Planet Pride

Where: The Marquee Ballroom & Seahorse Tavern - 2037 Gottingen Street

When: 6:00pm - 2:00am

Atlantic Boylesque and KAOS have joined forces to welcome our intergalactic visitors with the wildest party of Pride Week 2023. Celebrate the setting of the sun with patio drinks and delicious DJ vibes at The Green Room event (6-10). Herald in a new era of hottie hilarity as Atlantic Boylesque enjoy Close Encounters of the absurd kind (7:30-10). Then bustle, bump, hump, sweat and scream your way into the cosmos (10-2). Boldly party like no one has partied before. 2 floors. 12 DJs. GoGo Dancers. Flow arts. Welcome to Queer Utopia. Welcome to Planet Pride. 19+

Find more info here.


Joy: Drag Show

Where: Hopyard - 2103 Gottingen Street

When: 8:00pm

The House of Misses! $15 advance ticket or $20 at the door. With Dinner for 2 special.


X of Pride

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen

When: 9:00pm

X of Pride is an annual drag pageant produced by BridgetVonSnaps and VanityStation.

For five years the X of Pride pageant has created space in the Atlantic queer community for folks of diverse gender and sexual identities. Created out of a need for more safe spaces for 2SLGBTQI+ artists, the X of Pride pageant works to showcase the expansive talent in our local drag scene. 19+

Find more info here.


Barbie Pink Party

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 10:00pm - 2:00am

A Barbie Pink Drag party hosted by Anna Mona-Pia and Steph Peaks! 19+

Find more info here.


Saturday, July 22, 2023


Two-Spirit, Trans, and Non-Binary ID Clinic

Where: Radstorm - 2177 Gottingen Street

When: 10:00am - 4:00pm

There will be staff and volunteers from The Youth Project and the Trans Legal Collective on-site to assist with legal paper work and Commissioner of Oaths services as required. With pre-registration, we are able to fully fund name change certificates, gender marker change certificates and birth certificate replacements, including the cost of fingerprinting (required for name changes in Nova Scotia). Drop-ins are also welcome, but we cannot guarantee financial coverage without pre-registration.

For more info and to pre-register, click here.


Workout with North Endurance

Where: Halifax Commons (Near North Common Public Washroom)

When: 10:30am - 11:30am

We’re super excited to be taking part in Halifax Pride for the third time with another morning workout with the coaches and team at North Endurance! Join us for a beginner friendly workout to kickstart your Halifax Pride weekend. This event is open to everyone - whether you are a frequent gym goer or someone new to fitness and exercise, or coaches will be in the mix ready to help you get the most out of your workout! All we ask is that you show up ready to sweat and have some fun! For more information, check us out on Instagram (@northendurance) or send us an email - info@northendurance.ca. We can’t wait to see meet you!

Cost: Free! No tickets or registration required!


Wig Wars: Legends VS Titans

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 9:00pm

Wig Wars is back! Come join us and watch two iconic teams of drag performers lipsync battle for the Wig Wars championship! Hosted by the ethereal beauty Vanity Station! 19+ with valid ID, $15 advanced tickets, and $20 at the door.

Find more info here.


Kink Party!

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 10:00pm

Party on the dancebar side of Indulge Nightclub! 19+

Find more info here.


Sunday, July 23, 2023


Halifax Pride Parade

Where: Halifax

When: 2:00pm

See the Halifax Pride Parade route map here.


Rainbow Party!

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 11:00pm

Rainbow Party at Indulge Night Club! 19+

Find more info here.


Monday, July 24, 2023


24 Hour Zine Challenge

Where: Radstorm - 2177 Gottingen Street

When: The 24 hour zine challenge will be happening July 24th to July 25th from noon to noon.

Anchor Archive and RadStorm presents: Our used to be annual, 24 Hour Zine Challenge

Come celebrate Pride and Zines with Anchor Archive and Radstorm!

We will have beginner's zine workshops at noon, 4 pm, 8 pm, and 8 am. Grotto (@foxes.and.fungi on insta) will be here from 8 pm until 2 am, drawing people’s likeness for $8. I (Belenus O’Hara, goth trans chick) will be selling non-alcoholic drinks, compliments, and a kissing booth (18+, bring ID), along with doing the Midnight Channel Zine Gameshow (Prizes hopefully included). We will also have free food!

If you are a drag performer and come in drag, paid stuff will be free!

Feel free to DM @anchor_archive on Instagram or send an email at anchorarchive@gmail.com for more information.


Pride Comedy Show at Gus’ Pub

Where: Gus' Pub - 2605 Agricola Street

When: 8:00pm

What’s more fun than a pink bunny covered with sparkles? The Halifax Pride Comedy Show at Gus’s Pub of course! In conjunction with Mega Comedy Mondays, come out and laugh with some of your favourite queer comics as Carolyn Davis, Halifax’ Mistress of Comedy will be hosting the show. There’s no cover (PWYC) and no tickets. Let’s laugh together!


Cher Night - A Drag Show

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 9:00pm

Experience Cher Night, a dazzling drag show hosted by DianaBTease at Indulge during Pride Week. Get ready for an electrifying journey through Cher's hits, brought to life by talented drag artists. With vibrant performances, glittering costumes, and an atmosphere of love and acceptance, this unforgettable event celebrates the legacy of Cher and the LGBTQ+ community. Don't miss out on the glitz, glamour, and sheer entertainment of Cher Night at Indulge. Performances by FarrahMoanz, G-Spott, StephPeaks, ColinSick, and BridgetVonSnaps.

Tickets: $17.31 in advance.

Find more info here.


Red Party

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 10:00pm

Red Party with the Aids Coalition!

Find more info here.


Tuesday, July 25, 2023


Drag Bingo

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 7:00 - 10:30pm

Join Anna Mona-Pia and G-Spott for Drag Bingo!

Find more info here.


90’s Night

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 10:00pm - 2:00am

90's Night at Indulge! Join Izzy Limpwrist for 90's Night!

Find more info here.


Wednesday, July 26, 2023


F*cking Trans Women

Where: Bus Stop Theatre - 2203 Gottingen Street

When: Doors open at 7:30pm

F*cking Trans Women is the beginning of the conversation.

For so long we've gone into the hook up scene, relationships and situationships unprepared and the time has come that we change that. Based on the zine by the same name, this solo-performance circles the ideas and stories of two different trans women trying to navigate intimacy and hot fucking sex with bodies that don't fit the norm.

Find more info here.


Clustertuck

Where: Gus' Pub - 2605 Agricola Street

When: 8:00pm

A Pride/Drag/Trivia/Burlesque Variety Show hosted by Wednesday Whizz Quiz - Trivia at Gus'.

Find more info here.


Haus Feud: Charms vs Monster

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 8:00pm

Join Vanity Station at Haus Feud! Charms vs Monster Haus. 19+

Find more info here.


Icons Night

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 10:00pm

Join us at Indulge for an unforgettable Night! 19+

Find more info here.


Thursday, July 27, 2023


The Big Queer Comedy Show

Where: Hopyard - 2103 Gottingen Street

When: 7:30pm - 10:00pm

THE BIG QUEER COMEDY SHOW is back for Halifax Pride! Join us downtown at Hopyard for an evening of hilarity with some of the Maritimes best Queer comics! Grab your tickets soon. This show consistently sells out.

Headlining the show will be the hilarious BRITT CAMPBELL. Britt Campbell has been described as intelligently inappropriate, dark, relatable and surprisingly, kind. Their unique and bold take on life, relationships, human nature, family dynamics, and queerness has made them a stand out in the Canadian comedy scene.

Also featured are WILLY COOMBES, JULIEN PLETZ, AMANDA SPRIGGS and RYAN WILLIAM.

Taking the hosting duties this time is the one and only ADAM MYATT, a comedian, writer and artist who lives, works and vibes in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Find more info here.


Femmes, Thems & Gems

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 9:00pm

Hosted by Fanny Packer and Colin Sick! A pride celebration of queer femininity. 19+

Find more info here.


Underwear Party

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 10:00pm

Join us at Indulge for an unforgettable Night! 19+

Find more info here.


F*cking Trans Women

Where: Bus Stop Theatre - 2203 Gottingen Street

When: Doors open at 7:30pm

F*cking Trans Women is the beginning of the conversation.

For so long we've gone into the hook up scene, relationships and situationships unprepared and the time has come that we change that. Based on the zine by the same name, this solo-performance circles the ideas and stories of two different trans women trying to navigate intimacy and hot f*cking sex with bodies that don't fit the norm.

Find more info here.


Friday, July 28, 2023


Taylor Swift Pride Night

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 9:00pm

All things gay and all things Taylor Swift 💖 Hosted by AnnaMonaPia featuring VanityStation, KatanaSkin, JoMama, HeckellaJeckyll, TrinityFoxx, and AnitaP. 19+

Find more info here.


GAGA NIGHT / The ARTPOP Ball

Where: Seahorse Tavern - 2037 Gottingen Street

When: 9:00pm - 2:00am

Get ready to explore the mind of Lady Gaga through her Artpop Era! Celebrating 10 years since its original release, join an amazing cast of drag performers, dancers and DJs as we rave all night long. Not only will you experience Artpop, but you will witness performances of all of Gaga’s iconic discography. Music, Fashion, Dance, Party! 19+

Find more info here.


Monster Haus Presents R!ot

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 10:00pm

Join us at Indulge for an unforgettable Night! 19+

Find more info here.


Saturday, July 29, 2023


Underground Love Affair Blacklight Pride Party

Where: Seahorse Tavern - 2037 Gottingen Street

When: 8:30pm - 2:00am

UndergroundLoveAffair is back again for the hottest event during Halifax Pride!❤️‍🔥✨️🌈 Join to transform the dance floor into a tantalizing blacklight paradise of radiant queer bodies. Featuring our Toronto based headliner, @julesworth_ and some of the best queer Djs and drag, go go boys and flow performers Halifax has to offer! Is that love in the air or is it lust?? Come find out for yourself at the hottest, sweatiest and best queer dance party Halifax has to offer. 19+

Find more info here.


Pride Never Ends

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 9:00pm

Hosted by the Haus of Towers! 19+

Find more info here.


Jocks & C*cks Sportswear Party

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 10:00pm - 2:00am

Join G-Spott for Jocks & C*cks! 19+

Find more info here.


Sunday, July 30, 2023


Queer History Trivia

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 8:30pm

Queer History Trivia at Indulge Night Club!


F*cking Trans Women

Where: Bus Stop Theatre - 2203 Gottingen Street

When: Doors open at 7:30pm

F*cking Trans Women is the beginning of the conversation.

For so long we've gone into the hook up scene, relationships and situationships unprepared and the time has come that we change that. Based on the zine by the same name, this solo-performance circles the ideas and stories of two different trans women trying to navigate intimacy and hot f*cking sex with bodies that don't fit the norm.

Find more info here.


Neon Party

Where: Indulge Night Club - 2182 Gottingen Street

When: 8:30pm

Join us at Indulge for an unforgettable Night! 19+

Find more info here.


Monday, July 31, 2023


B'y and Bis

Where: Bus Stop Theatre - 2203 Gottingen Street

When: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

A standup comedy show featuring three of the Maritime’s funniest queer comics: Clare Belford, Maggie Estey and Adam Myatt. They come together for a night of unforgettable comedy and unbelievable outfits. This show is for everyone in the rainbow, including allies. Come laugh and be gay together.

Find more info here.

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