In Montreal, August is synonymous with pride. From August 9 to 15, the 2021 edition of the Montreal Pride festival will be held, which celebrates sexual and gender diversity. Under the theme "Together for All", you will be able to participate in a slew of events and activities in person or online. Conferences, panels, big shows, drag queens, drag kings and many other surprises await you as of August 9th.
THE PRIDE CIRCUS CABARET - AUGUST 4-15
To celebrate diversity, the Monastery, a non-profit organization known for hosting circus cabaret evenings, has joined forces with Fierté Montréal for a unique circus cabaret. Discover a bewitching, subversive and sparkling universe from August 4 to 15, from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., in the Garden at the foot of the steeple of St Jax Church. The festive open-air show will shine light on the power and beauty of 2SLGBTQ + Montreal and Quebec diversity that extends beyond time and genres. Tickets are available here: https://le-monastere.ca/billetterie/
LA RONDE PRIDE DAY - AUGUST 13 STARTING AT 11am
Thrill-seekers, you’re invited to the 7th edition of Pride Day at La Ronde. Starting at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 13, jump aboard the theme park's most popular rides. For the occasion, La Ronde will be displaying rainbow colors and at 2 p.m. at the Fort Edmonton Saloon, Drag queens Miss Butterfly and Frankie Dee will perform. Interested? Use promo code Fierte2021 to take advantage of a $ 32 discount if you purchase your tickets online before the event.
Tickets are available here: https://www.laronde.com/larondefr/store/tickets. To obtain the discount on site, go to the Montreal Pride tent in front of the ticket office.
THE PRIDE WALK - AUGUST 15 AT 1PM
On Sunday, August 15, meet us at Parc Jeanne-Mance, at the corner of avenue du Mont-Royal and avenue du Parc, for the unmissable Pride walk (without a motorized vehicle and float due to sanitary measures). The march, in order to give full attention to the voices of 2SLGBTQI + communities, will begin at 1 p.m. southbound on Park Avenue, where the march will continue until the intersection of René-Lévesque Boulevard to head East before turning left on Atateken and ending in the Village, on rue Sainte-Catherine. At 2:30 p.m., the traditional minute of silence will be held, in memory of those who have suffered from AIDS and homophobia.