11 wild parties to check out around Calgary at this year's Pride

Aug 22 2018, 5:33 pm

Calgary’s Pride starts this Thursday, and for ten days straight there will be cool events to check out, parties to attend, and people to see.

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We’ve put together a list of the eleven most rocking spots to be at to keep the party going late into the night.

Enjoy!

Gayger III

What: A party complete with live music and a drag show — all proceeds go towards the pride scholarship at Mount Royal University.

When: Friday, August 24, 2018

Time: 9:30 pm to 2:30 am

Where: Twisted Element — 1006 11th Avenue SW

Admission: $5

Pink Flamingo Pride Pinball Party

What: Enjoy a night of Pinball and drinks at the Pin-Bar at an event put on by Pink Flamingo YYC.

When: Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Time: 8 pm to 2 am

Where: Pin-Bar — 501 17th Avenue SW

Admission: $10

Girls on Deck: Up All Night Pride Party

What: Go-go dancers, stripteases, and some awesome DJs are expected at this Twisted Element event.

When: Thursday, August 30, 2018

Time: 9 pm to 2:30 am

Where: Twisted Element — 1006 11th Avenue SW

Admission: $7

All-Star Pride Weekend — LUST

What: A night of dancing, music, and drag stars!

When: Friday, August 31, 2018

Time: 8 pm to 3 am

Where: Twisted Element — 1006 11th Avenue SW

Admission: $15

Pride Friday Divas at Backlot

What: Take your talents to the stage at The Backlot for a drag show that is open to performers.

When: Friday, August 31, 2018

Time: 10 pm to 3 am

Where: The Backlot — 209 10th Avenue SW

Admission: Free

Aquaria and Asia: Pride 2018

What: Check out the Palace Theatre on Friday to see two of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10 stars.

When: Friday, August 31, 2018

Time: 9 pm to 2 am

Where: The Palace Theatre — 219 8th Avenue SW

Admission: $40 to $65

HY DRA TION vol. 8: Dyke and Trans MARSH

What: This all-ages afterparty will be lighting it up at TRUCK Contemporary Art on Saturday.

When: Saturday, September 1, 2018

Time: 9:30 pm to 2:30 am

Where: TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary — 2009 10th Avenue SW

Admission: $5

Pure Pride Calgary starring: Kameron Michaels – Mz Cracker -Eureka

What: This Pride Party will feature three of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10 contestants alongside international DJs and local performers.

When: Saturday, September 1, 2018

Time: 9 pm to 2 am

Where: The Palace Theatre — 219 8th Avenue SW

Admission: $40

All-Star Pride Weekend — WRATH

What: A night of dancing, music, and drag stars!

When: Saturday, September 1, 2018

Time: 8 pm to 3 am

Where: Twisted Element — 1006 11th Avenue SW

Admission: $15

FUSE

What: This 18+ event will feature Nic Nemesis, Kloves, Knows, and BLKFT.

When: Sunday, September 2, 2018

Time: 9 am to 2 pm

Where: Habitat Living S0und — 1217 1st Street SW

Admission: TBD

Hot Mess Pride 2018

What: Two dance floors will be running at the Commonwealth Bar all night for this event, which will feature AJA in her Calgary debut.

When: Sunday, September 2, 2018

Time: 9 pm to 2 am

Where: Commonwealth Bar and Stage — 731 10th Avenue SW

Admission: $36 +

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