Swift Current Pride Week 2022
Schedule of Events
Friday, July 1-Sunday July 3
Pride Pub Crawl | Check out local pubs and try some Pride themed cocktails! | $1 from each drink will be
donated to our local Pride Centre | Additional details here | Congratulations to Railway North Social House
for winning this year's best cocktail in the 2022 Pride Pub Crawl! | Thanks to all that participated in the voting
process, and to BP's, Lucky Charlie's, Buffalo Brew Pub, Nightjar Diner Co., and Railway North Social House for
supporting this new event! |
Sunday, July 3
"Show Your Pride" Photo Contest Begins | Weeklong submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org |
Movie Matinee | Family friendly movie (Luca-Disney/Pixar) at the Pride Drop-In Centre | Popcorn provided | 2 p.m. start |
Evening Event | Adult movie (Call Me By Your Name-Sony) | Popcorn provided | 7 p.m. start |
Pride Passport | Your passport to this year's Pride Week! | Information, schedules, sponsors-it'll all be inside! | Available to print here ! | Copies will be handed out at Frontier Days Parade (and all other events)-watch for our float! |
Queer History Bytes | Check out our social media platforms daily during Pride week for interesting and educational information about the 2SLGBTQ+ community in Saskatchewan and around the world! |
Monday's History Byte: Alan Mathison Turing
Tuesday's History Byte: Skittles-Taste the Rainbow
Wednesday's History Byte: Most LGBTQ+ Countries in the World
Thursday's History Byte: OUTSaskatoon-Saskatchewan's Hidden Gem
Friday's History Byte: Why Does Pride Need a Flag?
Monday, July 4
Pride Flag Raising | noon | Market Square | Passports available! |
LGBTQ+ Book Reviews | Monday-Friday on social media and website | reader-submitted | reviews of LGBTQ+ books of multiple genres |
Tuesday, July 5
Queer Prom | 6-10 p.m. | Fairview School Gym | Supper, program, guest speaker | Graduation ceremony for grads | DJ & dance | $5 entry | All youth 12 + welcome |
Wednesday, July 6
Queer Trivia Night | hosted by Lucky Charlie's | 8 pm start! | Bring a team, or join one on site | Prizes will be awarded...bring your A game (or perhaps your 2SLGBTQ+ game?) |
Thursday, July 7
Family Rainbow Glow-Bowling | meet us at The Social Bowl for free bowling | 6-8 p.m. | Everyone welcome! |
Friday, July 8
Grand Opening-Southwest Saskatchewan Pride Drop-In Centre | 751 Lorne St W-SW corner of building | Events running all day | 11-1 Drag Make-Up Workshop | 1:15-1:45 Queer 101 presentation | 2-2:45 Brunswick Creek Psychology Services presentation | 2-3 Drag Queen Storytime | 3 pm Grand opening Ribbon cutting! | 3:15-5 tie dye extravaganza | 3:15-5:30 Tea with a (Drag) Queen | Enter your names for door prizes! |
Saturday, July 9
Photo Contest Wraps Up| Have your entries in online by noon! | Final judging and awarding of some seriously incredible prizes! |
Pride March | TD-presenting sponsor | Meet at the Market Square Pride booth at 12:30 |
Market Square | Visit our booth from 9:30-2 | face painting, buttons, information available | Bring your Pride Passports to enter your name into draws for amazing prizes! |
August 5, 2022
SPECIAL EVENT-YXE Drag Collective are coming back to rock the Lyric Theatre! As part of the Prairie Invasion Tour, YXE Drag Collection are stopping in Swift Current! You can get additional details and your tickets at www.yxedragcollective.org . Check out the poster on our events page!
Many thanks to all our friends and sponsors for all the support and enthusiasm. We truly show Pride in our community!
All events will comply with any current SHA Health Restrictions.
Be safe out there everybody!