2nd Annual Alt Pride Two-Spirit, Trans and Genderqueer Solidarity March and Festival
Saturday July 5, 2014, 11 am – 5 pm
All of our events are centered around constructive action to make events for our communities that are accessible, celebratory, trans-inclusive, free (or sliding scale from $0), and open to people of all ages. Please feel free to invite as many people as you’d like!
11 am: Sign-Making will start at the Fernwood Community Centre (1240 Gladstone Ave) at 11:00am. Materials will be provided, but feel free to make your sign beforehand and bring it!
12:30 pm: March Gather in front of the Fernwood Community Centre at 12:30pm. March will depart at ~1:00pm and head towards Stadacona Park (1545 Pandora Ave) to enjoy the Alt Pride Community Festival from 1:30pm – 5:00pm.
March route: Fernwood Community Center to Fernwood Road turning left and heading up to Yates. Yates to Stadacona Ave and we will end at Stadacona Park for the Alt Pride Community Festival! The march route is 1.4 km and should take 30-45 mins – we will be moving at a slow pace.
1:30 pm – Alt Pride Community Festival! Join us for food and hangouts, meet new folks, get connected to community resources, try on binders (supplied by UVic Pride Center), a clothing swap, and fun times! Bring all the stuff you would bring for a day at the park such as sunscreen, chairs/blanket, games, frisbee, soccer ball, etc. Some foods will be provided but feel free to contribute anything that doesn’t have foodsafe concerns (ie. no dishes with mayo or dairy). Items (non-valuables only) and food can be dropped off at the park prior to the march where volunteers will be setting up for the arrival of the march
Other ways to get to Stadacona Park for the Community Festival:
This park is located by Oak Bay junction.
BC Transit Routes #8, #11, #14, #15x (Pandora side) AND #27, #28 (Begbie Side) all stop near Stadacona park.
Bus tickets will be available both before and during the events. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like get bus tickets in advance of the march.
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/673000366099268/
Got a question? altpridefest @ gmail.com