Clam Slam After-Party The Deadly Viper Assassination Squad hosts queer roller derby players from across North America. 10pm–2:30am. The Steady, 1051 Bloor St W. PWYC–$10. thesteadycafe.com
A Club Called Rhonda After stops at Coachella, London, Paris and more, LA’s epic polysexual party collective comes to the Drake for one night only. 10pm–4am. The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St W. $10. thedrakehotel.ca
Prism College DJs Stéfane Lippé and Cajjmere Wray spin pounding beats for this massive gay circuit party. 10pm–4am. Fly, 8 Gloucester St. Cover TBA. prismtoronto.com
Pride Opener DJ Kelleway spins house music to gear you up for the weekend. 11pm–2am. Byzantium, 499 Church St. No cover. byz.ca
Fri, June 27 Green Space: One World
An Evening in Allan Gardens 2
This year’s outdoor house party is a tribute to the dearly departed Frankie Knuckles. 5pm–midnight. Cawthra Square Park, The 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. Free. greenspaceto.org
Trans* Pride March
The trans community comes together in protest and celebration for their longest Pride march yet. The pre-march rally begins at 7pm in George Hislop Park, between Isabella and Charles streets, just east of Yonge Street. The parade starts at 8pm and moves south on Yonge to Dundas. Celebrate afterward at the Trans* Pride post-march showcase at Yonge-Dundas Square, kicking off at 8:30pm.
Get away from the hustle and bustle of Church Street in one of the oldest parks in Toronto and enjoy a wide variety of cultural programming and exhibits. 7–11pm. Allan Gardens, Sherbourne & Carlton.
Live music, dance, DJs, drag and burlesque performers — a cornucopia of community in the heart of the Village. 7pm–1am. Village Stage, Church & Wellesley.
Community Connections at Clean Sober & Proud Place
An evening of spoken word and themed open discussions in a substance-free space. 7–10pm. Paul Kane Parkette, Wellesley Street, between Church & Yonge.
The World’s Oldest LGBTQ Bookshop
GLAD DAY BOOKSHOP S I N C E 19 7 0 A PIECE OF OUR HISTORY A PLACE FOR OUR COMMUNITY
North Stage (Church & Isabella)
FRIDAY JUNE 27, 2014 8PM - 11PM
Books & Movies Rare & Vintage Specialty Sections Event Space for Rent Online Store
598A Yonge Street 416.961.4161 gladdaybookshop.com XTRA’s ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE — Toronto 2014
14-06-04 5:37 PM
Comprehensive event listings and area map for WorldPride, taking place June 16–30 in Toronto, Canada.