Canadian pop-punk princess Fefe Dobson headlines Halifax Pride's QTBIPOC showcase on July 14.

Today at Halifax Pride: July 14, 2022

It's the opening day of Halifax Pride and there's a whole rainbow of events to mark the occasion. Here's what's happening and where:

The QTBIPOC showcase—which sees Canadian pop-punk throwback Fefe Dobson headlining—acts as today's marquee event. It features a host of local drag talent and kicks off at 8pm on the Garrison Grounds (HQ for Halifax Pride 2022). Cost is $5 or pay what you can.

At 8:45pm, the Pride kickoff party (which doubles as a premiere party for Canada's Drag Race) takes place at Mayflower Curling Club (3000 Monaghan Drive).

A free drag dance class with local queen Anna Mona-Pia will be held at House of Eights at 8:15pm.

Halifax Gay Men's Chorus has an open rehearsal at 7pm at St. Andrew's Church (6036 Coburg Road).

The Garrison Grounds play host to a football learn and play session with the CFL at 6pm.

At 5:30, a block party takes over Argyle Street while a workshop on equity and inclusion happens at Pier 21.

The Pride flag raising will be held at 5pm at Grand Parade square. 

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Morgan Mullin

Morgan is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at The Coast, where she writes about everything from what to see and do around Halifax to profiles of the city’s creative class to larger cultural pieces. She’s been with The Coast since 2016.

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