Below you will find the list of events that are hosted monthly by Kamloops Pride, our volunteers, or our community partners along with details about what the events entail. At bottom of the page you will find a calendar view of all upcoming events.
Have an event idea? Want to list your event on our page? email firstname.lastname@example.org!
Below you will find upcoming events that are not recurring
Check back soon!
Kamloops Pride Monthly Events
Kamloops Pride Choir
Kamloops United Church
Time: 7:00PM - 8:30PM
The Kamloops Pride Choir is back! This group meets every Tuesday from 7pm to 8:30pm at the Kamloops United Church. All voices and skill levels are welcome. There is no cost and allies are welcome and encouraged!
Tuesday at 7:00PM!
At a new location every month!
It's Back! Kamloops Pride is bringing back our monthly pub night, but with a new name. We are so excited to introduce RAINBREWS!
Come and join us at a new location each month for appies, drinks, and mingling! Allies are welcome and encouraged!
The next event will be at:
The Noble Pig
650 Victoria St, Kamloops
July 14, 2022
6 PM - 9PM
Interested in hosting Rainbrews at your location? Please email email@example.com
At a new location every month!
It's back! Kamloops Pride's monthly coffee shop gathering!
Come and join us at a new location each month for your favourite alcohol-free beverage, some board games, art, and mingling! Allies are welcome and encouraged!
The next event will be a:
Picnic at McArthur Island Park
Meeting by the picnic table south of soccer fields #6 and #7
Thursday June 23, 2022 5:30PM - 7:30PM
BYO Coffee, Tea, Snacks, Blanket, Lawn Chair
Interested in hosting Espresso Yourself at your location? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Creations at the Kamloops Farmer's Market
Every Saturday Starting April 23, 2022
8:30AM - 12:30PM
Kamloops Pride would like to partner with local 2SLGBTQPIA+ artists/artisans, small hand-made craft, and agricultural businesses in an attempt to highlight some of the wonderful creations and products the community has to offer! Sellers will be randomly drawn using a random number generator.
We will supply the tent, the table, and some help. You just need to bring your products and any decor/signage required for your display!
If you are interested in participating please fill out the application found here
Craft and Create
Craft & Create is Kamloops Pride’s new 2SLGBTQPIA+ virtual art club where you can come and hang out, meet new people, learn a new technique, and create something new each month. Allies are welcome and encouraged!
To sign up, please fill out this form and you will be contacted with all the details, including payment options.
Can’t wait to see you there!
Every Second Month
3:00PM - 4:00PM for 12-17
7:00PM - 8:00PM for 18+
Rainbow Reads is a new 2SLGBTQPIA+ book club that focuses on books written by Queer authors with Queer narratives.
The club will meet virtually every 2 months. Attendance is not mandatory for each meeting, but we’d love to see some regular faces! Books will be accessible to all for no cost via reading apps if required. If you are interested in joining us, please fill out this form. Allies are welcome and encouraged to join! There is no cost.
Next Meeting: Please see event calendar below
Meetings are held at 4pm (youth 12-17) and 7pm (18+) Those who fill out the above form will receive a link to the meeting.
We can’t wait to hear from you!
Event Created by: Grey Harder and Jade Abounassar
Image credit: Grey Harder
Community Partner Events
2SLGBTQ+ Shopping Nights
Community Partner Event
Every Second Tuesday of each Month
Kamloops United Church Thrift Shop
Those who identify as part of the 2SLGBTQ+ community and are looking for a safe and judgement-free environment to explore their gender expression and style are welcome to join us! All volunteers will be hand-selected allies and/or members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.
There will be assistance available for those who join to find the style that enhances their confidence while offering connections to resources and assistance with their journey. We will also be playing some great music and the KUC Thrift Shop always has affordable prices!
Please note, the KUC thrift shop accepts cash only.
Next Event: See Event Calendar Below
Prime Timers Kamloops
Community Partner Event
Prime Timers of Kamloops is a social organization whose objective is to sponsor social, cultural and educational activities for gay and bisexual men in the British Columbia Interior.
June 3: Potluck dinner (5 pm)
June 8: Coffee (11 am)
June 14: General Meeting (6 pm) followed by dinner in a restaurant
June 18: Walk/hike at Kenna Cartwright Park (11 am)
June 23-26: camping at Monck Provincial Park
June 24: various activities at the park (further details TBA by mid-June)
June 25: various activities at the park (further details TBA by mid-June)
July 16: BBQ (5 pm; place TBA)
July 22: picnic (noon; place TBA)
August 28: marching in Pride Parade
September 5: BBQ BBQ (5 pm; place TBA)
September 10: coffee (time and place TBA)
If you have questions, please email: email@example.com
Founded in 2017, Rebellious Unicorns is a 100% 2SLGBTQ+ owned events, broadcasting and media production company, dedicated to leading positive change in the Okanagan and curating inclusive events, experiences, and programming that bring people together. Rebellious Unicorns has produced a variety of in-person events for the 2SLGBTQ+ community and allies, including the drag-focused extravaganza, FruitCake, and the business social, the MX. One of RUPC’s signature events, Peak Pride, is a winter pride festival held at mountain resorts in BC such as Big White, SilverStar, Sun Peaks, and RED Mountain Resort, attracting hundreds of attendees from Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest.
Rebellious Unicorns produces Unicorns.LIVE, Unicorn Booth, thehub.lgbt, Peak Pride, QUSIC, FruitCake, the MX., Kelowna.LGBT, Victoria.LGBT, Voices Unheard, Dirty Mutter, Cub Crawl, Earth to Table Vegan Market, and Sunset Sessions.
For a list of their upcoming events, click here
If you'd like to work with Rebellious Unicorns or want to learn more about them, click here
TRU Student Union Pride:
TRUSU Pride Club aims to have an inclusive space for LGBTQ2S + students on campus, and to provide a safe space where members and their allies feel included and not judged
Queer Connections is a group started by TRUSU Pride in 2021 and they host regular events for the queer community, Here is there summer lineup!
June 1, 2022 - 2pm-4pm Queer Sexual Health Workshop
June 15, 2022 - 2pm-4pm Pride Picnic
June 29, 2022 -2pm-4pm Kamloops Pride Guest Speaker
July 13, 2022 - 2pm-4pm Bowling (TBD)
July 27, 2022 - 2pm-4pm Karaoke/Open Mic
August 10, 2022 - 2pm-4pm Pride Week Prep
Follow TRUSU Pride Club on Facebook for more information!