Entries by Jonathan Niemczak

#ForeverProud Block Party

A block party in support of Pride Winnipeg’s Resurgence Fund. Join us for awesome music from DJ Roy, entertaining hoop dancing, local drag queen superstar Victoria Lush, cold refreshments, and tasty food trucks! Beverage tent entry is 18+ with valid photo ID. When: May 25, 2018 | 8:00pm-12:00am Where: The Cube, Old Market Square FREE […]

Queer Beer is Here!

Pride Winnipeg and Half Pints Brewing Co. are pleased to announce that Queer Beer is here! What better way to ring in the 2018 Pride Winnipeg Festival than with a refreshing Manitoba made Queer Beer. The beer is brewed as a Helles, which is a German Pilsner. It has a mild taste, with a slightly fruity […]

My First Pride Story

I went to my first Pride event a long time ago. I felt so free as soon as I was there and wanted to let go of all the lies that I was living. I am a 46 year old intersex individual. Pride looks passed this. To them it was just a word. I was […]

2018 Community Feature: Oh Doughnuts

Oh Doughnuts’ support of Pride Winnipeg is a no brainer, it’s Gay Christmas! Since we are owned and operated by a lesbian, employ a diverse range of people from the LGBT2SQ+ community and welcome all to our humble little doughnut shop, we are delighted to support Winnipeg’s most visible (and fabulous) event. While we still […]

2018 Community Feature: MGEU

The Manitoba Government and General Employees’ Union is a progressive, democratic union representing 40,000 working Manitobans, making it the largest union in the province. The MGEU is committed to improving the working lives of all of its diverse members and all Manitobans. Achieving equality for all continues to be a large part of that work. […]

Mark you calendars for the second annual Two Spirit Pow Wow

Mark you calendars for the second annual Two Spirit Pow Wow By Melanie Ferris It’s the most exciting time of the year for some Manitoba folks—the launch of Pride Winnipeg happens on Fri. May 25 with a flag raising at Winnipeg’s City Hall. Soon after, the second annual Two Spirit Pow Wow will happen at […]


SATE to Headline 2018 Pride Winnipeg Festival Main Stage

Pride Winnipeg Festival is excited to announce that SATE will headline the main stage at the Festival at the Forks for this year’s festival. The Toronto vocalist and songwriter leads a dynamic band combining blistering hard rock with gritty funk. The empowering messages embedded in her music, and her soul-shaking live show, have quickly built […]

2018 Pride Guide is Now Available!

The 2018 Pride Guide is now available online and at various business and organization locations around Winnipeg! In the Pride Guide you can find the following: Greetings from our local leadership Listing of the Pride Winnipeg volunteer team An article on our new official community acronym GSRD (gender, sexual, and relationship diverse)  An article on […]

2018 Community Feature: Pitblado Law

Pitblado Law is proud to once again be a sponsor of Pride Winnipeg. We are a full service law firm that cares about people, is passionate about our community, and is driven by working together to enrich the lives and businesses we touch. We have a bold vision, and the only way to achieve it is […]

We’re changing things up at the Festival at the Forks!

When you attend the Pride Winnipeg Festival at the Forks this year, you’ll notice several BIG changes: We’ve moved the PrideMART down between the parkade and the Inn at the Forks. We’ve consolidated the concessions into one area along the west festival path. We’ve moved the Blue Bombers KidsZone to the center of the festival […]