From 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 4, North Vancouver’s The Shipyards District will rise up to celebrate the North Shore’s 2SLGBTQIA+ community.
This year’s event will be hosted by the North Shore’s own Conni Smudge, with drag performances featuring Carlota Gurl, Phyllis Hull, Aria Reddy and Virgina Slim. There will be musical performances from Matthew Presidente, Jason Gwen and Nicole Demers, as well as laughs provided by non-binary comedian Tin Lorica.
On-site refreshments include food trucks, cocktails and a beer garden.
In collaboration with Parkgate Youth Society, there will be a Rainbow Zone youth lounge set up in the Pipe Shop, with a prize wheel, trivia, giant Jenga, community tables and staff from North Shore Family Service’s Proud2be.