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Yukon Pride Festival

Start: August 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am

End: August 9, 2020 @ 9:00 pm

Location

Multiple Venues

Organizer

Queer Yukon

Website: https://www.queeryukon.com/pride-festival-2020.html

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Yukon Pride Festival Dawson City 2020
Join us for some incredible online and in-person events.  The Yukon Pride Festival’s theme this year, “Remote Connections”, invites Yukoners from across the Territory to be part of the Pride celebrations.
 
 
 

Progress Pride Flag Raisings
Fri. July 31
9am – Yukon Legislative Assembly
10am – Whitehorse City Hall
Livestream Video || All Ages || Free
https://www.queeryukon.com/flag-raising.html
Join us online as the Progress Pride Flags are raised by the City of Whitehorse and the Yukon Government for the first time in Yukon’s history.

Queer Kitchen Challenge
Aug. 1 – 9
At-Home Activity || All Ages || Free
https://www.queeryukon.com/kitchen-challenge.html

We’re celebrating Pride in good taste!  We’ll provide kits, complete with a recipe and ingredients, and you’ll make your treats anytime during Pride Week!  Once you’ve completed the challenge, share a picture of your colourful creation! (Register by July 31st.)

Pride Paddle
Sat. Aug. 1 @ 10am
Rotary Park, Whitehorse || All Ages || $15 Shuttle
https://www.queeryukon.com/paddle.html
Sick of screen-time? Head down the Yukon River with fellow paddlers while soaking up the gaylight! (Experienced paddlers only. You must provide your own boat and PFD. Register for shuttle and receive 15% off boat rentals through Up North Adventures.)

Drag Lip Sync Challenge
Aug. 1 – 9
Online Videos || All Ages || Free
https://www.queeryukon.com/drag-challenge.html
The Yukon Queer Film Alliance wants you to film your most fabulous drag lip-sync routine and share it with us for a chance to win prizes and a coveted spot within the YQFA Drag Hall of Fame! Performances will be shared on the YQFA website throughout Pride Week. (Submit entries by July 31st.)


Diversity Church Service
Sun. Aug. 2 @ 10am
Livestream Video || All Ages || Free
https://www.queeryukon.com/diversity-service.html
All are welcome to join us from home as we stream this Sunday worship service from Whitehorse United Church with themes of pride and diversity.

Show & Tell with Pride
Mon. Aug. 3 @ 6pm
Online Meeting || All Ages || Free || Registration Required
https://www.queeryukon.com/show-and-tell.html
It’s a classic game of Show & Tell – Pride style! Join us in this Zoom meeting with a photo, button, banner, or another treasure that tells a story about your connection to the LGBQT2SIA+ community.

 
Talk with Ivan Coyote
Tues. Aug. 4 @ 2pm
Online Video | All Ages | Free

Join us for a screening of this very special Yukon Pride performance by writer and storyteller Ivan Coyote.


Queer Trivia
Wed. Aug. 5 @ 7:30pm
Online Meeting || All Ages || Free || Registration Required
https://www.queeryukon.com/trivia.html
Answer skill-testing questions from home as we put the “queer” in “query”! Enter solo or gather team-mates to activate your LGBTQ2SIA+ knowledge for the chance to win one of three prizes.

Digital Open Mic
Thurs. Aug. 6 @ 7pm
Livestream Video || All Ages || Free
https://www.queeryukon.com/open-mic.html
Music, words, and Pride will be shared in this virtual coffee house by multiple performers from various Northern locations!

Dirty From a Distance
Fri. Aug. 7 @ 8pm
Online Video || 19+ || By Donation
https://www.queeryukon.com/dirty.html
Join us for this sizzling showcase of tantalizing cross-Canadian talent celebrating identity and diversity through the art of burlesque and drag.

Connecting Through Film
All Week: “Sex, Sin & 69”

Sun. Aug. 2 @ 7pm: “Breaking Fast” | “Tess and Maggie Rescue the Moon”
Sat. Aug. 8 @ 7pm: “Rafiki” | “Tess and Maggie Rescue the Moon”
Online Video || All Ages || By Donation
https://www.queeryukon.com/film.html
The Yukon Queer Film Alliance invites you to tune into their program of thought-provoking, queer content where local and international films will be screened.

Coming Out Campfire
Sun. Aug. 9 @ 6:30pm
Whitehorse || All Ages || Free || Registration Required
https://www.queeryukon.com/campfire.html
Join us for a social-distancing event at a bonfire in a secret location — revealed the night before the event to registrants. Come out, enjoy some snacks, and tell us your story!

 

Details

Start:
August 1 @ 9:00 am
End:
August 9 @ 9:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.queeryukon.com/pride-festival-2020.html

Venue

Multiple Venues
Yukon Canada
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