Don’t miss out on all of the family-focused Capital Winter Pride events during Winterlude 2023 this February!
Family Pride Time
Join Ottawa-based drag queens Genesis and Ruby Foxglove as they share stories perfect for families. Goopee the Clown will also be in attendance dazzling everyone with his magic tricks. This event is free and can be found on Sparks Street!
Winter Pride rainbow ice mosaic (Snowflake Kingdom & Sparks Street)
Get outside and get moving with your kids to help the Capital Pride volunteers create an ice mosaic. Bring the colours of the rainbow flag to life with small coloured blocks of ice. You can find this event at Snowflake Kingdom (Jacque-Cartier North Park, Gatineau) and on Sparks Street. This activity is free for the entire family (ages 7+).
Silent Disco at the Crystal Zone
Grab a pair of wireless headphones and dance until you drop at this free silent disco at the Crystal Zone on Sparks Street. Choose your tunes by picking your own station, perfect for the whole family!
Capital Pride Ice Parade
Lace up your skates at the Capital Price Ice Parade on the Rideau Canal Skateway (between Mackenzie King Bridge and Laurier Bridge and ends at the Fifth Avenue rest area). You can join in at the start or meet up with the parade anywhere along the route. With local drag artists and music from DJ Sandy Duperval, this is a can’t miss free event!
In-Studio Youth Art Workshop
The in-studio youth art workshop is perfect for the crafty kids out there! This free event is hosted by the Ottawa Art Gallery and Capital Pride Youth Council. Follow along as a young artist provides instructions on the art piece being made.
This free, artsy event for 15-25-year-olds created by OAG’s Youth Council will have your showing your WinterPride!
Winter Drag Show
Witness the Hot Glue Gun Girls from Canada’s Drag Race for the final show of Winter Capital Pride! Kimmy Couture, Jada Shada Hudson and Miss Fiercalicious will make sure it’s an event to remember. You’ll also get to experience a line-up of local Ottawa talent. This is a paid event.