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!
Kamloops Pride Monthly Events
Kamloops Pride Choir
Date: Every Tuesday
Kamloops United Church
The Kamloops Pride Choir is back! This group meets every Tuesday evening. All ages, all voices, and all skill levels are welcome. There is no cost and allies are welcome and encouraged!
Date: Thursday, January 11
Come and join us at a new location each month for appies, drinks, and mingling! This pub night is at rotating venues each month and is 19+ only. Attendance is free, but guests are responsible for their own bills. Allies are welcome and encouraged!
Interested in hosting Rainbrews at your location? Please email email@example.com
Time: 6:00 PM
Espresso Yourself is a 2SLGBTQPIA+ (and allies) event where you can socialize, meet some Kamloops Pride Board members, and meet new friends in the community. This event is all ages and is youth and family friendly. This is a sober event and we welcome all ages of kids and adults.
Interested in hosting an Espresso Yourself event? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Mxer (under 18)
Time: 6:00 PM
Come and join us at a new location each month to socialize, meet Kamloops Pride board members, and meet new friends in the community! This event is for 2SLGBTQPIA+ and ally youth under 18 only. We will have a reserved area that will be decorated with pride flags. Attendance is free, but guests are responsible for their own bills.
Interested in hosting Youth Mxer at your location? Please email email@example.com
Date: Sunday, January 28
Downtown Public Library
Rainbow Reads is a 2SLGBTQPIA+ book club that focuses on books written by Queer authors and/or that explore Queer narratives. If you are interested in joining us, please fill out this form. Allies are welcome and encouraged to join!
Book of the Month (December)
Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo
Book of the Month (January)
Jonny Appleseed by Joshua Whitehead
Youth Rainbow Reads
This event is on hiatus due to lack of volunteer availability.
Youth Rainbow Reads is a 2SLGBTQPIA+ book club that focuses on books written by Queer authors and/or that explore Queer narratives. If you are interested in joining us, please fill out this form. Allies are welcome and encouraged to join!
This event is currently on hold. If you are interested in the youth book club, please sign up and we will invite you to the "adult" Rainbow Reads when the book is in the Young Adult or Youth category.
Community Event Highlights
2SLGBTQ+ Shopping Nights
Date: second Tuesday monthly
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.
Date: See Below
Time: See Below
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.
Oct 11 at 9:30-11am coffee at He Brews
Oct 11 at 7:30 pm Trivia at Fox and Hound
Oct 18 at 7:30 pm Trivia at Fox and Hound
Oct 22 at 2-4pm hike in Barnhartvale
Oct 23 at 9:30-11am coffee at Frankly Coffee
Oct 25 at 7:30 pm Trivia at Fox and Hound
Oct 28 at 11am AGM and Halloween Luncheon at 421 St. Paul Street
TRUSU Pride: Queer Connections
Various Events (follow on Instagram for updates)
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,
Stay tuned for upcoming events!
Follow TRUSU Pride Club on Facebook and Instagram for more information!
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.