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PRIDE WEEK 2020 EVENTS

JUNE 1 - 7, 2020

1

2020 10th Anniversary Flag Raising

11:00am - Railway Tunnel Community Flags

The flag raising ceremony is a staple of inclusion in Brockville. At the beginning of every Pride week, the Pride Committee and members of City Council come together on-top of Brockville's famous Railway Tunnel to raise the rainbow flag. This ceremony showcases our city's commitment to building a proud community.

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families

COMMUNITY EVENTS RUNNING FROM JUNE 4-6

Pride Meet & Greet at the Spitfire

4:30pm - Spitfire Cafe

The Spitfire is excited to join the Brockville Pride activities!
This will be our first meet & greet. Come meet (new) friends, talk about the full line up Brockville Pride have planned for the week. Have a drink or a mocktail. This will be fun and relaxing!

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families

Rainbow Glow Party at the Bar

10:00pm - The Bar

Come out for our yearly contribution to Brockville's Pride Week! This year will be a Rainbow Glow Party! DJ Carbonite and The Bar will have glow sticks, bracelets and other fun stuff!

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adults 19+

Annual Potluck & Inspirational Speaker

6:00pm - Brockville Public Library

Annually, the Brockville Public Library has been a huge supporter of Brockville Pride and will be continuing their support this year. This year's inspirational speaker is announced on our Facebook page. Join us on Wednesday evening to enjoy some home cooked dishes, and a touching speech on inclusion & community in the Buell St Room. 

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families

2020 Drag Competition

8:00pm - Barley Mow

The title of Miss Brockville Pride is an annual competition that showcases the best of local drag talent in an exciting competition that will leave audience members entertained, and boosts energy for the Pride Parade. This year, we will be offering Ms, Mr, and Mx titles to become more inclusive!

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adults 19+

2020 Pride Pub Crawl

11:30pm - Various Downtown Bars

Join us after the 2020 Drag Competition at various downtown Brockville bars for a Pride Pub Crawl. Look for the "Gay Seal of Approval" at the entrance of participating bars. Participating bars include: The Bar, The Georgian Dragon, The 1000 Islands Brewery, The Keystorm, Buds on the Bay, Broad Street Billiards, The Phoenix. 

Transportation will be provided from the Barley Mow Brockville to Downtown Brockville.

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adults 19+

"Rainbow Run": 5K Fun Run/Walk

10:30am - Hardy Park

Again this year we are hosting a 5 kilometer run. We are proud to support a healthy lifestyle event. The run will begin at Hardy Park and run through downtown Brockville and the waterfront. The finish of this race will include a 1.5 kilometer cool-down walk, in the Pride Parade. This event is proudly supported by the Brockville Road Runners Club.

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all ages

Brockville Pride Parade

12:00pm - Brockville Rowing Club

*NEW MEET-UP/STARTING LOCATION*

The annual Pride Parade begins at Reynolds Park beside the Brockville Rowing Club. Groups are asked to meet at 11:00-11:30am to start assembling and lining up. Parade route will run north on Bethune St, west on King St to the Brockville Arts Centre, south on St. Paul St before the final leg, east on Water St to Hardy Park.

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all ages

"Rainbow Village" Vendor Fair

12:30pm - Hardy Park

After the annual Pride Parade, we will be filling Hardy Park with vendors and food services to begin our Pride celebration. The afternoon will consist of entertainment such as an all-ages drag show, music from local musicians and live DJs.

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all ages

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All-inclusive Church Service

10:00am - Wall Street United Church

Wall Street United Church has been hosting an all-inclusive church service during Pride week for many years. This year, they are continuing the tradition and encouraging everyone to attend this Sunday morning church service.

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all ages