Main Stage Okanagan Pride Festival and Wrap-Up Party
Following the Okanagan Pride March, Saturday, August 19, the Festival is expected to attract thousands and the main stage will feature musical acts, drag performances, and a DJ. The Festival will have an expanded vendor village and there will be countless booths to visit and foods to taste. Being the 10th anniversary of Okanagan Pride, it’s going to bigger and better than ever.
Saturday, August 19
Stuart Park: Pride March gathering location (Pre-March)
10:30: Cosmic Co Motion
Waterfront Park: Okanagan Pride Festival
11:30: The Bonsais
12:00: Pooches on Parade (Canines showing their P-R-I-D-E)
12:30: Ancient Engines
1:00: Maple Keys (The-Maple-Keys-Facebook)
1:30: Major Fantasy
2:00: Mass Wedding (Facebook event page)
2:30: BL00M (http://www.leilaneverland.com)
Intermissions: DJ Shado will entertain the crowds with some fabulous beats.
Lens and Shutter will be hosting Okanagan Pride Society’s official photo both. The photo booth will be located at the Okanagan Pride Festival at Waterfront Park. Lens and Shutter will be giving away some cool swag and there will be some disposable cameras and Instax Mini film for sale. All photos will be posted on the Okanagan Pride Society’s Facebook page, plus if you you get your photo taken you will receive a coupon for a free 4×6 print of your picture.
Radiant Wrap-Up Dance Party
Pride Day ends with a Shine Bright event at Level Nightclub. Radiant Wrap-Up will feature Vancouver DJ Skylar Love.
A veteran of Vancouver’s underground rave scene, Skylar Love has ascended as one of Vancouver’s most sought after DJ’s. DJ Skylar Love’s hypnotic rhythms and flows have mesmerized crowds in San Francisco, LA, , Toronto, Mexico, and Berlin.
Radiant Wrap-Up tickets are available through Eventbrite here.
Pride On Screen
My Prairie Home, feature documentary-musical by Chelsea McMullan will screen on Sunday, August 20th at 721 Bernard Ave., Kelowna at 7 PM.
Pride on Screen is hosted by Men’s Health Initiative, First United Church, and Etcetra Youth Kelowna. My Prairie Home was an official selection at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. The film features Rae Spoon, who takes you on a playful, meditative and at times melancholic journey and set in the expanses of the Canadian Prairies. The film is a coming of age story detailing the process of building a life as a trans person and as a musician.
Free Event: Sunday, August 20, 7 PM