Celebrate Pride this June

Celebrate Pride this June

With events, festivals, pop-ups and more planned throughout the month, come out and celebrate Pride Month this June in Orillia & Lake Country.


Pride March

June 17, 1pm

Wear your most colourful attire, and walk/roll with Lake Country Pride through the downtown core to show your love and support for our queer siblings! The 2SLGBTQIA+ community needs this more than ever!


Pride After Party

June 17, 9pm – 1am

Rustica Pizza Vino hosts Queen Imarra Saturday night! Dress code is rainbow chic, there will be cake and dancing, outdoor bar and lounge. No cover, but spots fill up fast – DM or email Rustica to reserve your spot!


Drag Brunch

June 18, 11:30am

Includes brunch and performance with Queen Imarra at Rusica Pizza Vino. Enjoy brekky and bevvy specials – $45 DM or email Rustica to reserve your spot!


Geek Love Drag Event

June 23, 6pm

Cards & Coasters presents: Geek Love! Celebrate Pride month with a live drag show performed by The House of Stitches!

$10 Cover, get your tickets now!


Specials, Activities & More!

Bakes By The Lake

Check out a custom-line of pride themed cakes and cupcakes available for pre-order! A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to 2SLGBTQ+ causes. Bakes By The Lake features delicious vegan, dairy-free, and gluten-free treats in Downtown Orillia. See their Instagram for a special-month long Pride Giveaway!

Eclectic Cafe

Drop by Eclectic Cafe throughout June for their special Pride Cookie Fundraiser! Fifty cents from every purchase will support Lake Country Pride. Be aware, these tasty treats go fast! Eclectic Cafe is a farm-to-table inspired eatery where you can dine in or grab goodies to go.

Orillia Public Library

Grab yourself a Teen Love-Out-Loud Loot Bag to celebrate Pride month!  Each loot bag will come with a colourful array of 2SLGBTQ+ themed YA books (checked out on your Library account), a sock tie-dyeing kit, a Heartstopper trivia challenge, and of course, a selection of rainbow treats! (Complete your trivia challenge for your chance to win $25 Orillia Downtown Dollars!)

Available for teens ages 13-18 at the Check Out Desk –  While supplies last!

Couchiching Craft Brewing Co

Stop in at Couchiching Craft Brewing Co for their June cocktail – The Love Potion. 🌈

What makes this drink so special is that portion of the proceeds from this cocktail will go directly to Lake Country Pride, a local grassroots organization dedicated to the advocacy and connection of 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals in our community.

The Love Potion will be available in our taproom for the entire month of June. We invite you to join us, have a drink, and support an important cause!