Drag queen Peppermint performs at The Bump tonight.

Today at Halifax Pride: July 15, 2022

Everything happening today as part of the 2SLGBTQ+ celebration.

Friday, July 15 is a booked-and-busy day for Halifax Pride, with a host of happenings taking place both at Garrison Grounds (the main location of the event) and elsewhere around the city. Here's what's on:

Today's headlining event is The Bump, an annual Pride party held at 8:30pm at Garrison Grounds featuring both local and international drag artists. Drag queen Peppermint (from season nine of RuPaul's Drag Race) headlines this year's $5/pay-what-you-can show.

At 1pm, a pride tea party is held at Evergreen House (26 Newcastle Street, Dartmouth), complete with sweets and rainbow sugar.

At 3pm, a workshop on sign-making and craftivism is held at St. John's United Church (6025 Stanley Street). Meanwhile at the Atlantica Hotel on Robie Street, 3pm is the start time of a seminar on pup play.

Hal-Con hosts a roleplaying games workshop at 5pm on the event's discord.

At 5:30pm, a speed friending session is held at the Garrison Grounds. It's also the start time for a bike ride party on the Halifax Common.

6:30pm sees the start of a barbecue for the Rainbow Refugees association, held at Garrison Grounds.

At 9pm, a bear ball is held at The Atlantica Hotel on Robie Street.

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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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