Happy Pride, Toronto! It’s time to show some love to our 2SLGBTQI+ community. As always, there are many Pride weekend events in Toronto that you can’t afford to miss this year.

This impactful festival weekend has so much to offer and it is an opportunity to hear the stories and celebrate the strength of this incredible community.

Throw on your Pride colours and get ready to rally, march, dance, and mingle the weekend away.

Everybody say love!

Pride Parade

Get ready to be part of the massive annual parade with over 200,000 marchers, and an estimated 2.4 million spectators this year.

The parade will begin at Bloor and Church Street, and head down Yonge Street before turning right on Dundas West and ending at Nathan Phillips Square.

Nathan Phillips Square will have a “super-size” Main Stage and Beer Garden. Music, performances, and celebration will continue throughout the night!

When: June 25th, 2023 from 2 PM to 7 PM

Stage Performances & Street Fair

Pride weekend would not be complete without performances, and there are endless shows to catch across five separate stages this year.

Enjoy an incredibly diverse range of 2SLGBTQI+ talent at the TD Main Stage at Nathan Phillips Square, the Bud Light Seltzer Wellesley Stage, the Rogers South Stage, and the Garden Stage.

From drag balls to DJ shows and so much more, the non-stop action will take place from day to night all weekend long.

There will also be a street fair and marketplace with local artisan products and food from Friday to Sunday on Church Street from Hayden Street south to Dundas.

When: June 23rd to 25th, 2023
Where: 100 Queen Street West, 15 Wellesley Street East, 512 Church Street, Church and Gould, 241 Church Street

Green Space Festival

Green Space Festival is back in Toronto for Pride Month and it’s a free, all-ages dance party where everyone is welcome.

The best in drag and DJ talent will provide the entertainment and soundtrack for the four-day event, which will run from June 21st to 25th.

The dance parties are described as “the best alfresco parties with enticing music, queery performances, delicious food and drinks, and a whole lot of love.”

Where: Barbara Hall Park, 519 Church St
When: June 21st to 25th, 2023

Wood Street Block Party

The legendary annual Wood Street Block Party returns this weekend.

Experience the electrifying energy of Toronto’s Village, non-stop music, fun, and good vibes all weekend long.

Put on your brightest look and get ready to dance the day away!

When: June 23rd from 7 PM to 11 PM, June 24th & 25th from 1 PM to 11 PM
Where: Wood Street and Church Street, Toronto

Dyke Pride Rally, March & After Party

Calling all dykes, lesbians, friends, and allies — the Dyke March is back!

March loud and proud through the city, enjoy inspiring speakers and performances, support dyke and lesbian artists, and party it up at the Garden Stage.

While allies are welcome to join the march, festival organizers ask that allies leave room for those who identify as dykes and lesbians to celebrate at the front.

When: June 24th, 2023, 1 PM to 6 PM, march at 2 PM
Where: Beginning at Hayden Street and Church Street, Garden Stage – 241 Church Street

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Trans Pride Rally, March & After Party

The largest Trans March in the world is taking place in our city this Pride weekend.

“This event is a powerful and important space for Trans individuals to gather and celebrate their identities while also raising awareness and fighting for Trans human rights,” says the description.

Hear from powerful speakers and performers, celebrate the beauty and resilience of the Trans community, and show your support during the rally and march.

Afterward, enjoy incredible Transgender performances on the Garden Stage at the grassroots afterparty.

When: June 23rd, 2023, 7 PM to 11 PM
Where: Beginning at Hayden Street and Church Street, Garden Stage – 241 Church Street

Hide and Seek x PRIDE SATURDAY

Ready to party? Head over to Cathedral for the ultimate Queer party for 2SLGBTQIA+ women and the allies.

“As always there will be surprise performances and the DJs you love spinning the best in Hip Hop x Club Anthems x Reggaeton x Top 40 x Soca x Reggae x Afrobeats and everything in between,” shares organizers.

When: June 24th, 2023 starting at 10:30 PM
Where: Cathedral – 54 The Esplanade

Pride Party Cruise #Biggest Pride Cruise Party

Take part in the biggest Pride cruise party in the city.

Journey through the Inner Harbour, Island Lagoons, and enjoy Toronto’s skyline on The Empress of Canada.

Catch a drag show, belly dancing performance, and dance all night long on the three-level vessel.

When: June 23rd, 2023 7 PM to June 24th, 2023 12:30 AM
Where: The Empress of Canada – 11 Polson Street

There you have it, friends — the best Pride weekend events in Toronto in 2023. Have a wonderful and safe festival weekend!