White Rock Pride Week takes place July 21 to 29 this year with a message of inclusivity, diversity and love for everyone. Hosted by the White Rock Pride Society, in collaboration with the City of White Rock,  events take place throughout the week and everyone is welcome!  Here’s your “Guide to Pride” in White Rock:

Pride Flag Raising

July 21, 2023
In Front of White Rock City Hall

White Rock Pride Week kicks off with the Pride Flag raising at City Hall. This is an important moment to recognize and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and the diversity that makes our city so vibrant. The White Rock Pride Society will be raising the Pride Flag to mark the start of a week-long celebration of inclusivity and acceptance. Come out and show your support, meet new friends, and start Pride Week off with a bang.

Third Annual Pride Ride

July 21, 2023

Snag a seat on a restaurant patio along the ride route, stake out a premium sidewalk seat to cheer on the third annual Pride Ride, or decorate your car and participate! Almost 100 vehicles, all of which will be brightly decorated with rainbow balloons, streamers and more, will make their way through White Rock and along Marine Drive. Keep an eye on Facebook for updates about the exact route and timing.

White Rock Pride Week

White Rock Pride Family Day

July 23rd, 2022 11AM – 5PM
Miramar Plaza | 15165 Thrift Avenue

Pride is taking over Miramar Plaza on July 23 for the first annual White Rock Pride Family Day. This joyful family-friendly street festival is a celebration of Pride and there will be food, local vendors and loads of local entertainment like Drag Queen Storytime, Drag shows, disco dancing competitions and a kids zone.  “This event aims to bring joy, laughter and fun to our White Rock Community, where we can show the world that White Rock is a progressive, vibrant, safe and inclusive city for everyone to visit, live and play here. Where we see one another with love, the world becomes a better place.” Bring your family and friends, all are welcome.

Pride Art Show

July 21-23, 2023 11 am – 5 pm
Nomad Gallery | 1377 Johnston Road

Celebrate Pride at Nomad Gallery with the first inaugural Pride Art Exhibit – Mighty Real. Over 2 days, local LGBTQQIP2SAA+ artists will be showcased, including Corinne Palmer, Hannes Van Der Merwe and iRMA Bijdemast.

Pride Mingler hosted by the White Rock BIA

July 19, 2023
White Rock Beach Beer Company | 15181 Russel Avenue

The 2nd annual White Rock BIA Pride Week Mingler invites everyone to come together and celebrate diversity, acceptance, and community. Bring your friends and family and enjoy a fun-filled evening of music, refreshments, and good company. This event is a chance to show your support for Pride Week and the LGBTQ+ community, while also celebrating the unique strengths and diversity of our community.

Love is Love Gala

July 29th, 2023 | 6:00 pm
Peace Arch Curling Club | 1475 Anderson Street

Get ready for a night of love, diversity, and celebration at the Love is Love Gala/Fundraiser! Featuring live entertainment featuring drag queens, a live auction (and a silent auction), dinner and more, the evening promises to be the “mother of all parties”!

Watch the White Rock Pride Society’s Facebook and Instagram pages for updates and more information about events.