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A list of Kelowna Pride Week events

There are events ranging from dog walks to picnics going on every day in Kelowna from June 1-9
Pride celebration in Kelowna. (Photo by Shoaib Shabir)

Pride week in Kelowna begins on Saturday, June 1, and is chocked full of a diverse array of things to do for all people and pups.

The week of rainbows, activities and events will run from June 1-9 and will include a variety of events in public spaces across Kelowna.

From rock climbing, yoga, a ‘Big Gay Dog Walk’, brunch, lip synch battles, cookie decorating, and a Pride bike rally, Kelowna’s Pride community has organized events to suit everyone’s interests and abilities.

Most notably, the feature event, the Pride March and festival takes place on June 8. For a complete list of events and for more information visit

Kelowna Pride Week Events:

Thursday May 31 – Pride on the Rocks ( Eain Lamont Park, West Kelowna at 5 p.m.)

Saturday June 1 – Pride Yoga (Red Bird Brewing, 10:30 a.m.)

Saturday June 1 – Drag Storytime (Kelowna Art Gallery at 12:30 p.m.)

Saturday June 1 – Sing for the Ring lip synch battle ( Revelry at 7 p.m.)

Sunday, June 2 – Pride Drag Brunch (Delta Grand at 11 a.m.)

Sunday, June 2 – Pride Bike Rally (Rotary Center for the Arts to Vice & Virtue at 1p.m.)

Sunday, June 2 – Drag Bingo (Red Bird Brewing at 6p.m.)

Monday June 3 – Pride Week Kickoff (BNA Brewing at 5 p.m.)

Monday June 3 – Magazine Fair (Laurel Packinghouse at 6 p.m.)

Tuesday, June 4 – Big Gay Dog Walk (City Park at 7 p.m.)

Tuesday June 4 – Cookie Decoraitng ( Lakehouse Kitchen at 6:30)

Wednesday, June 5 – Trans March and Celebration(Stuart Park, Revelry at 4:30 p.m.)

Wednesday, June 5 – Dinner and Drag ( Friends of Dorothy at 5 p.m.)

Thursday, June 6 – 2Spirit Powwow (Grandstands at City Park, 5:30 p.m.)

Thursday, June 6 – Drag music bingo ( Lakesider Brewing at 7p.m.)

Friday June 7, Kelowna’s Next Drag Superstar Finale (Red Bird Brewing at 7 p.m.)

Saturday, June 8 – Pride March (Stuart Park to City Park at 10:30 a.m.)

Saturday, June 8 – Pride Festival (City Park at 11 a.m.)

Sunday June 9 – 50+ Pride Picnic ( Mission Creek Regional Park at 11 a.m.)

The Kelowna Pride Festival along with some speeches and a march took place in downtown Kelowna on Saturday, June 10. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

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