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June overflowing with events in downtown Barrie for Pride Month

Barrie Pride Parade and Festival set for Saturday, June 3 starting at 2 p.m.
Hundreds of people attended the Barrie Pride Parade and Festival on Saturday, June 11, 2022.

All month long, decorate your own Pride Positive Place! Cover the city in rainbows with Barrie Pride for Pride Month.

Decorate your driveway, door, or storefront/window, then post a pic and tag @barrieprideofficial or use the hashtag #DIYPridePositivePlace for a chance to win some awesome prizes! Categories are: Best Business/Service, Best Door, Best Driveway/Sidewalk, and Best In Youth. Contest ends June 30.

Every Saturday in June, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. — Pride-themed crafts at the Big Table at Blueberry Moon 

Thursday, June 1, 1 p.m. — Rainbow Flag Raising at Barrie City Hall 

Saturday, June 3, starting at 2 p.m. — Barrie Pride Parade and Festival

After-party celebrations held at Homestead Bakery (ticketed event), the Mexican House, C.W. Coops and UPlift Black

Sunday, June 4, 8 p.m. — Pride Movie Night at the back of Blueberry Moon

Monday, June 12,  7:30 p.m. — Legends Live Drag Comedy Night at C.W. Coops (ticketed event) 

Thursday, June 15, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. — Queer Crafternoon at Blueberry Moon 

Friday, June 16, 7 p.m. — Wags & Drags at Dunlop Street Diner (ticketed event)

Monday, June 19, 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. — Fierté Simcoe Pride Social at the downtown branch of the Barrie Public Library

Wednesday, June 21, 8 p.m. — Barrie Pride Sociable at C.W. Coops. Rainbow Costume Contest

Thursday, June 22, 7 p.m. — Celebrate Pride Month at the MacLaren Art Centre 

Saturday, June 24, 11 a.m. — Drag Queen Storytime at the downtown branch of the Barrie Public Library

Monday, June 26, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. — Queer Craft Circle - Adult Colouring at the downtown branch of the Barrie Public Library

Wednesday, June 28 — Lawnchair Luminata Pride Movie Night featuring Kinky Boots (PG-13), starting at dusk. Generously sponsored by The Queens Hotel and Flying Monkeys. 

Be sure to explore downtown Barrie and discover the many pride-positive and queer-owned shops, services and spots to eat.