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New West Pride Week

Pride Week in New Westminster is from August 5 - 14.

The New Westminster Pride Society together with community partners and local businesses have planned a wide variety of activities and the events that are taking place at City of New Westminster facilities are highlighted below. Find out more about the variety of events taking place during New West Pride Week at newwestpride.ca.

Queer Family and Transgender Swim (All Ages)

Open to queer families and Two Spirit, trans, gender diverse and gender creative humans and their cisgender allies.
Moody Park Outdoor Pool
Saturday, 12:40 - 2:40 pm
August 6 and 20
Registration Fee: $2.00
Contact: for registration and fee.

Pride Week Hoedown (All Ages)

Have fun square dancing, two-stepping and line dancing! All abilities welcome. Demonstrations will show you the steps. Calling is by Steve Edlund and refreshments will be provided.
Century House
Tuesday, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
August 9
Registration Fee: Free
Contact: or 604.519.1066 to register.

Drag Queen Family Storytime (All Ages)

Storytime can be a Drag, literally! Join the New Westminster Public Library and performers Karmella Barr and Beardney Spears from the Storytelling With Drag Queens Foundation as we celebrate Pride Week.
New Westminster Public Library - Main Branch
Thursday, 11:00 - 11:30 am
August 11
Registration Fee: Free
Contact: or 604.527.4677 to register.

Youth Pride Event (12 - 18 years)

This social event will feature drag performances by Phyllis Hull and Milo, as well as comedy sketches form participants of the LOLGBT Program at Eighth and Eight Creative Spaces. Prizes will be given for the best pride outfit. Have fun with karaoke, dancing and more! Tickets are not required, but come early to secure your spot.
Anvil Centre
Thursday, 3:00 - 6:00 pm
August 11
Free Event

Dandy Musical

Through original songs reminiscent of the world of Broadway, comedy, dance, audience interaction and even a lesson or two on etiquette, Dandy will share with you a glimpse into what it means to live fabulously.
Anvil Centre
Friday, 8:00 pm
August 12
Purchase tickets at the following link: Ticket Sales

Date posted:August 2, 2022