LGBTQ Events in Peterborough & the Kawarthas

September 5, 2019
  • Queer Trivia Night

    September 5, 2019  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    The Twisted Wheel

    Join us for our Queer Trivia Nights followed by Amateur Drag Night at The Twisted Wheel! We host them on the first Thursday of every month!

    Hosted by Dixie Que. August's Theme is: Astrology!

    Bring a smart pal or team and win some sexy prizes from You're Welcome.

    Following trivia, the stage is opened up for anyone who wants to try performing in drag! Kings, Queens, and any other royalty welcome and encouraged! Bring your music on something with an aux port.

    LGBTQ+ welcome, space is accessible, Music starts spinning at 10 so feel free to stick around and dance afterwards!

    #19+ (unless with a parent or guardian)

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September 13, 2019
  • Pride Week Flag Raising

    September 13, 2019  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    City Hall Peterborough, 500 George St N, Peterborough, ON K9H 3R9, Canada

    Pride Week Flag Raising at City Hall

    Where: Peterborough City Hall, 500 George St. N
    When: 12:00 noon

    The Proclamation of Pride Week will be read and flags raised on the south lawn of City Hall. We will raise both the Rainbow and the Trans flags. Come out and join the launch of Pride Week!

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  • Drag Bingo at Delta Gaming *

    September 13, 2019  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Delta Bingo and Gaming, 1019 Clonsilla Ave, Peterborough, ON K9J 8B9, Canada

    Drag Bingo at Delta Gaming

    Where: Delta Gaming, 1019 Clonsilla Ave.
    When: Doors 6:00pm, Bingo starts 7:00pm
    Cost: $25 bingo package includes all your cards for the games and a dabber.
    18+ event

    Join the fun as Miss Divalicious and Ms Madge Enthat start off Pride Week with Drag Bingo on Friday, September 13th at 7:00pm at Delta Bingo Gaming Centre. Tickets are only $25. 

    Drag Bingo helps support the local programs and services of 53 charitable and non profit groups listed at this link:

    Limited tickets available so get yours soon. 
    NOTE: No outside food or drinks are permitted.

    For more information call 705- 745-1124 or email

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    September 13, 2019 - September 22, 2019  
    Peterborough, ON, Canada

    25+ events over 10 days

    The theme for Pride 2019 is Unstoppable and we invite you to embrace it and make it real by participating in Pride Week September 13th through 22nd and related events over the summer!

    Pride on FACEBOOK:
    Pride on TWITTER: @PTBOPride
    Pride on INSTAGRAM: @PTBOpride
    Visit our Website:
    General Email:

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September 14, 2019
  • Rainbow Romp - Pride Edition! *

    September 14, 2019  9:00 pm - 2:00 am
    Historic Red Dog, 189 Hunter St W, Peterborough, ON K9H 2L1, Canada

    A dance for ALL LGBT+ and supporters.

    DJ Pete will be spinning a great mix of dance tunes. Come out and help launch Pride week in style!

    $5 at the door with all proceeds going to RSO (Rainbow Services Organization)!
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September 15, 2019
  • TORCH SONG by Harvey Fierstein

    September 15, 2019  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    Market Hall Performing Arts Centre, 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough, ON K9J 2T8, Canada

    A staged reading at of TORCH SONG at Market Hall but New Stages Theatre Company
    Hilarious and heartwrenching, TORCH SONG follows Arnold Beckoff's journey to find happiness. All he wants is a husband, a child and a pair of bunny slippers that fit, but a visit from his overbearing mother reminds him that he needs one more thing: respect.
    Join Arnold on this all too human journey about the families we're born into, the families we choose and the battles to bring them all home.

    Tickets available at or by calling 705- 749-1146
    NOTE: Use the promo code "Unstoppable" and save $5

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September 17, 2019
  • Pride Euchre Gathering

    September 17, 2019  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Garnet, 231 Hunter St W, Peterborough, ON K9H 2L1, Canada

    Pride Euchre Gathering
    Where: The Garnet, 231 Hunter St W, Peterborough
    When: starts at 6:00pm
    Cost: Free

    The Garnet extends a warm welcome to any
    euchre players. Cards provided.
    Come try the game and enjoy!

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September 18, 2019
  • Peterborough PRIDE Dinner & Billiards

    September 18, 2019  5:00 pm - 3:00 am
    Riley's Pub/Petrina's Taps & Billiards 252 George St. N.

    Event: PTBO PRIDE Dinner & Billiards

    WHERE: Riley's Pub/Petrina's Taps & Billiards
    252 George St. N. Peterborough

    WHEN: Wednesday, September 18th 2019

    DINNER: Reservation 5:30 P.M.
    Maximum 20 Sit Down 10 Stand Up Around Billiard Tables

    Peterborough Musicfest Diner's Card Participant
    (Buy One Entree Get The Second Entree for 1/2 Price)

    BILLIARDS: 4 Tables Reserved Open-Closed

    Interested LGBTQ+ Community Must Contact
    Adam Wicklum at
    OR Respond as GOING on this Event Page
    R.S.V.P. A.S.A.P. to Reserve Dinner or Billiards or Both.

    Peterborough Rainbow Diner's Club
    Usually once a month on a weekend evening a group of LGBTQ+ of all ages 20-85 get together at a restaurant that sometimes participates in the Peterborough Musicfest Diner's Card. Sometimes we eat at a LGBTQ+ affirming church dinners or at a member's home or parks. It is a group that socialize and have the opportunity to know of other LGBTQ+ activities in the community if they choose to go. This Club has a Facebook Closed Group which you need to be invited in but all are welcomed.

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September 19, 2019
  • “Take Back the Night” Rally and Walk *

    September 19, 2019  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    To be determined

    “Take Back the Night” Rally and Walk

    To be determined

    Details to be determined
    7:00pm Rally with Guest Speakers, Spoken Word Poetry, Music and More
    7:30pm Candlelit “Light Your Way” Walk

    Cost: This is a free community event. 

    Come out and stand up against sexual violence and
    support all survivors of sexual and gender-based
    violence and their allies.

    To find out more or volunteer, email
    or call 705-748-5901

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September 20, 2019
  • Trans Day of Resiliency: Educate, Activate, Celebrate * ^

    September 20, 2019  1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    To be Announced

    Trans Day of Resiliency: Educate, Activate, Celebrate

    Where: To be determined
    When: To be determined

    This is an education event for the broader community, a march, and a gathering to celebrate the strength of Trans and gender diverse folks.

    Details to be determined
    6:00pm Rally & 4th Annual Trans March
    7pm-9pm Free Community Meal & Social 

    This is an accessible venue.

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  • PRIDE Open Skate Night! $2 BYORoller skates

    September 20, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    To celebrate Peterborough Pride Week PARD is hosting an open skate night, Pride Edition!
    Joins us Friday September 20th at the Village on Argyle, 780 Argyle Street, Peterborough, ON in your loudest, proudest gear! Here's your chance to shake your tail feather with coloured disco lights and styling dj'ing.

    Open skate nights -- everyone welcome -- all ages.

    Bring your own gear.

    We do have a small amount of gear available for rental at $5 for the night, contact us if you are interested and we will let you know if we have something that will fit you.

    There will be pop available for purchase from PARD - $1

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  • Welcome 2 Glamtron

    September 20, 2019  8:00 pm - 2:00 am
    The Twisted Wheel

    What better way to celebrate Peterborough Pride 2019 than with the hottest drag show in town! Welcome 2 Glamtron featuring Peterborough’s own Miss DivaLicious, Ms Madge Enthat, DixieQ, and our special guest from the “905” and a Ptbo Pride fave, Francesca Feelalot!
    We have 2 DIFFERENT shows in one MAJOR night out!
    Early show @ 9:30pm
    Late show @ 11pm
    Followed by dancing the night away with
    DJ Tammy12Step 🎧🕺💃
    🎟Tix are limited🎟 $10 Presale tix available at The Twisted Wheel, Things From Mom’s Basement, as well as from Chris Boyd and Mark Brooks (aka Miss DivaLicious) STARTING AUG 23RD!! Get yours before they are sold out!!!
    19+ Event - ID required - wristbands in effect

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  • Trans Social + Dance

    September 20, 2019  9:00 pm - 2:00 am
    The Sapphire Room

    An afterparty social and dance for Trans people and allies following the Trans Day of Resiliency rally + march!

    19+ // No Cover
    9pm-10pm: Social Hour
    10pm-2am: DJ Dance Party
    at The Sapphire Room

    DJ Rayne Rose comes all the way from Kitchener/Waterloo to keep us dancing with a mix of big gay dance hits both past and present.

    We apologize in advance that this space is not wheelchair accessible.

    The Sapphire Room staff working this event will be Positive Space trained; All gender washrooms on-site.

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September 21, 2019
  • PFLAG Peterborough Brunch for PRIDE *

    September 21, 2019  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    534 George St N, Peterborough, ON K9H 3S1, Canada

    From 11 am-1 pm, we are delighted to serve a light brunch (donations gratefully accepted). Meet friends before the PRIDE parade beginning at 2:00 p.m. across the street. All are invited. We love to see our new and long-time friends year after year. A family event.
    Donations go towards PFLAG Peterborough programs, events, information tables, sponsoring and support for local LGBTQ issues.

    Details and discussion on Facebook here:

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  • Pride Parade

    September 21, 2019  1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    City Hall Peterborough, 500 George St N, Peterborough, ON K9H 3R9, Canada

    Everyone Loves a Pride Parade!

    Where: Peterborough City Hall, 500 George St. N.
    When: Activities starting at 1:30pm followed by the parade at 2pm

    - Bring a friend, the family, yourself and most of all your pride! Don't miss this awesome opportunity to be out and proud in your own community!
    - Reading of the Pride Proclamation will be followed by the annual Pride Parade.
    - The route heads south on George Street to Sherbrooke Street and then loops east onto Water Street to finish up at the King Street entrance of Millennium Park.
    - Join us after the parade at Millennium Park for entertainment, food, information and vendor booths. festivities continue until 6pm.

    For more info, or to register a group or float, go to

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  • Pride in the Park

    September 21, 2019  2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    130 King Street, Peterborough, ON K9H 3R9

    Pride in the Park

    Where: Millennium Park (east end of King Street)
    When: From 2:30pm to 6:00pm

    After the parade, join us in the park for:
    - Evangeline Gentle and their band
    - Family friendly tunes.
    - Other surprise performers to be announced too!
    - Information booths from groups and agencies that support the queer community!
    - Vendors, and beer/beverage tent. 
    - East Peterborough Lions Club Food Booth (burgers, sausages, hotdogs)
    - Fun for the entire family!

    For more info or if interested in having a booth go to:

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September 22, 2019
  • Rainbow Potluck *

    September 22, 2019  4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    439 Rubidge St, Peterborough, ON K9H 4E4, Canada

    Rainbow Potluck

    Where: Emmanuel United Church West Manse (former Peterborough Hospice) 
                 439 Rubidge St. Peterborough

    When: 4:30pm to 7:00pm

    Hosted by the Affirm United Local Chapter
    Bring some food to share and enjoy!
    Enter the church from the Brock Street parking lot.
    For more info call 705-741-8608 or email or

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