Serpent River First Nation

10:00 AM

Please join us in kicking off Pride week with a Parade & BBQ in Serpent River! There will be a parade beginning at 10:00 AM, followed by a short ceremony and flag-raising on the pow-wow grounds! Please see poster below for more information. 

Flag Raising Ceremonies

Monday, May 29th

Pride 2023 Events

Come and learn about the historic LGBT Purge movement with special guest speaker Michelle Douglas!

To be held in the library's meeting room, free admission for all!

ELSS Purge Presentation

Church Service

Elliot Lake Secondary School (303 Mississauga Avenue)

11:20 AM - 12:15 PM (Grades 9 to 12)

12:25 PM - 1:00 PM (Grades 7 and 8)

Wednesday, May 31st

Thursday, June 1st

Women Who Lunch

Please check the map below for Motorcade Route! 

Men Who Brunch


Cambridge LLP (31 Nova Scotia Walk, Suite 307)

TD Bank (17 Nova Scotia Walk)

T&R Variety (10 Paris Drive)

Enjoy food with friends at our outdoor BBQ!

Grab a bite to eat from Sarah's Food Truck.

Special Pride-themed info tables will be set up inside for you to browse.

The LGBT Purge Fund will be doing a special presentation at 1:00 PM, including info about the upcoming exhibit at the National Monument

SRFN Parade & BBQ

Tuesday, May 30th

We hope you'll join us for 2nd Chance Prom Night! Missed out on your own prom, or didn't get to attend as your authentic self? Well now's your chance! All are welcome to attend, wearing whatever you feel most comfortable wearing. (As long as you're wearing something!). There will be a DJ and dance floor, along with a cash bar and a photobooth with props to take many pictures of this magical night!

Tickets for the 2nd Chance Prom Night are available for $15 and can be purchased at the following locations:

2nd Chance Prom Night

Holy Trinity United Church (40 Hillside Drive North)

10:30 AM


Pride Capital of the North

Want to help support future Elliot Lake Pride events? Simply scan the QR Code or click the button to donate to ELPride!

Friday, June 2nd

A fun lunch gathering for the women of the community, with a special guest speaker! ‚ÄčLocated at Fireside Classic Grill

Come join a fun game of Dirty Blingo, hosted by local drag queens! Lots of fun prizes to be won. This is a 19+ event.

Pride Karaoke Night

Join us in a relaxing brunch at Fireside to close out Elliot Lake Pride 2023! All are welcome to attend.

Join us in raising the rainbow flag over the communities of Elliot Lake, Spanish, and Blind River. Elliot Lake flag raising will be at 8:30 AM, with others following afterwards.

Please join us for a lovely Sunday church service at the Holy Trinity United Church!

Saturday, May 27th

Elliot Lake Public Library (40 Hillside Drive South)

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Public Purge Presentation

Dirty Blingo (19+ Event)

A fun brunch gathering for the men of the community, with special guest speaker Daniel Burns! ‚ÄčLocated at Fireside Classic Grill

Saturday, June 3rd

Sunday Brunch/Closing Ceremonies

Come out to see the rainbow-covered cars in our Motorcade! Vehicles will gather at 10:00 AM at the Moose Lodge, and the procession will begin at 11:00 AM and finish at the Moose Lodge.

Come and sing your heart out to your favourite LGBTQ+ songs at our Karaoke Night! Wear your rainbows and show your pride!

Sunday, June 4th

Special guest speaker Michelle Douglas will be doing a presentation about the historic LGBT Purge event for the students of ELSS. Come learn about this important part of LGBT history!

Pizza and drinks will be provided.

Elliot Lake, Spanish, and Blind River

8:30 AM