Quebec City Pride Festival 2016

2016 dates : Thursday, September 1st to Sunday 4th.

Presented by TD

schedule

THURSDAY September 1st

Opening cocktail

5 p.m.

Palais Montcalm, 995 d’Youville Square – Voluntary contribution

Honorary president: The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

 

“Où sont les femmes?” Night

6 p.m.

Boudoir, 441 Parvis Street – 9$, including one drink

Girls night out organized by “Lez Spread the Word”.

1$ per entry will go to the Alliance Arc-en-ciel.

 

Star System

10 p.m

Le Drague Cabaret Club, 815 Saint-Augustin Street – 5$

In the cabaret

Drag show bringing together all of this year’s biggest stars on one scene.

 

DJ PETITE

11 p.m.

Le Drague Cabaret Club, 815 Saint-Augustin Street

In the nightclub


FRIDAY September 2nd

Rainbow flag raising ceremony

11 a.m.

Québec City Hall garden, 2 Jardins Street

 

Amour Sorcier Friday

5 p.m.

Ninkasi Saint-Jean, 811 Saint-Jean Street – Free

With performance by Melodie Spear.

 

DJ Chris

5 p.m.

Le Drague Cabaret Club, 815 Saint-Augustin Street

Outside deck

 

Lights parade

8 p.m.

Saint-Jean Street – Free

Come join us and assist to Quebec City’s Pride Festival’s first parade, from Turbull Street to d’Youville Square. All visitors are invited to illuminate themselves with any bright or luminous accessories.

 

Lady beats

9 p.m.

TD Scene, d’Youville Square – Voluntary contribution

This duo formed by DJ Abeille Gélinas and Mélissa Lavergne will heat up d’Youville Square to welcome the arrival of the parade.

 

Réglisse and guests

11 p.m.

St-Matthew’s, 889 Côte Sainte-Geneviève – Voluntary contribution

Drag Show honoring local Drag Queen celebrity Réglisse, along with Draem and Luc d’Arcy.

 

Quebec vs Montreal

10 p.m.

Le Drague Cabaret Club, 815 Saint-Augustin Street – 10$

In the cabaret

Friendly drag contest hosted by Drag Queen Barbada

 

DJ Mathnight

11 p.m.

Le Drague Cabaret Club, 815 Saint-Augustin Street

In the nightclub

 

Tequila Party

11 p.m.

Tequila Lounge, 643 Saint-Joseph Est Street – Voluntary contribution

First edition of a latino-themed evening. Hosted by DJ Fredy Eventos, this party is guaranteed to offer a hot, energic atmosphere. Some Central- and South-American styled food will be served as of 7 p.m.


SATURDAY September 3rd

Outside yoga class

10 a.m.

D’Youville Square – Free

Free session offered by Soham Yoga Bis

 

Friendly race with the galopins

11 a.m.

Derparture at d’Youville Square – Free

In cooperation with les Galopins LGBT running club.

 

Community fair

12 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saint-Jean Street

Community Fair spanning a large portion of Saint Jean street, converted to a pedestrian area for the occasion: stands, vendors and street performances.

 

Animation

1 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Le Drague Cabaret Club, 815 Saint-Augustin Street

Outside deck

Street performances, DJ Barbada, Tombe à l’eau and Drag Queen shows.

 

Beers and Flavours

4 p.m.

The Noctem, 438 Parvis Street – 45$ at the door

A culinary event not to be missed! On the menu: 8 different beers along with 8 delicious bites created by chef Danny Roach.

 

DJ Alex de Fortier

7 p.m.

Le Drague Cabaret Club, 815 Saint-Augustin Street

 

Claudia Caron

7:30 p.m.

TD Scene, d’Youville Square – Voluntary contribution

Performance by last year’s singing contest winner, Claudia Caron.

 

Amélie Nault

8:15 p.m.

TD Scene, d’Youville Square – Voluntary contribution

 

The Lost Fingers

9:15 p.m.

TD Scene, d’Youville Square – Voluntary contribution

Come dance with the Lost Fingers to the rhythm of great classics of the French repertoire reinvented the gypsy way.

 

Bear Party

11 p.m.

St-Matthew’s, 889 Côte Sainte-Geneviève – Voluntary contribution

With DJ Pierre Crube

 

DJ Kitty Glitter

11 p.m.

Le Drague Cabaret Club, 815 Saint-Augustin Street – 10$

In the Cabaret

Guest DJ and Drag Queen, Kitty Glitter is visiting us all the way from Australia.

 

DJ Bouncing Beavers

11 p.m.

Le Drague Cabaret Club, 815 Saint-Augustin Street

In the nightclub


SUNDAY September 4th

Familial picnic sponsored by Belairdirect.

11 a.m.

Berthelot Park – Free

With children activity animated by Violette Bou-Lettre. Food will be sold on site, but guests can bring their own picnic. In case of rain, the show “And you, what are your family’s shoes?” (in French) will be presented at noon at St-Jean’s public library (775, Saint-Jean St.)

 

Community fair

12 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saint-Jean Street

Community Fair spanning a large portion of Saint Jean Street, converted to a pedestrian area for the occasion: stands, vendors and street performances.

 

Animation

1 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Le Drague Cabaret Club, 815 Saint-Augustin Street

Outside deck

Street performances, DJ Barbada, Tombe à l’eau and Drag Queen shows.

 

Solidarity march

1 p.m.

Departure at d’Youville Square

The march will end in front of the National Assembly and will be followed by various speeches.

 

Movie projection

2 p.m.

Maison de la littérature, 40 Saint-Stanislas Street – Free

The Maison de la littérature offers a public projection of Xavier Dolan’s Les Amours Imaginaires (2010).

 

Zumba

2:30 p.m.

D’Youville Square – Free

Animation by Flavio

 

Conference

5 p.m.

Le Cercle, 228 Saint-Joseph Est Street – Free

A conference on the theme of “Queer: Identity re-appropriation” (in French). With guests Christian Tanguay, general director of Montreal’s LGBTQ+ community center, and Nicolas Jean-Marie Letexier Leport, president of the Soeurs de la Perpétuelle Indulgence of Montreal.

 

DJ Alex de Fortier

7 p.m.

Le Drague Cabaret Club, 815 Saint-Augustin Street

 

STARS: La nuit des sosies

8 p.m.

D’Youville Square – Voluntary Contribution

Drag Queen show hosted by Rita Baga and Dory.

 

Leather Night

11 p.m.

St-Matthew’s, 889 Côte Sainte-Geneviève – Voluntary contribution

 

Fiesta Latina

11 p.m.

Le Drague Cabaret Club, 815 Saint-Augustin Street – 10 $

In the Cabaret

 

DJ Shieldie

11 p.m.

Le Drague Cabaret Club, 815 Saint-Augustin Street

In the nightclub