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2023 Halifax Pride Festival

Posted by Chelsea Norris on July 19, 2023 in Current News

The Dalhousie Tigers are excited to participate and host activities during the 2023 Halifax Pride Festival!

Halifax Pride Parade

Join us on Sunday, July 23 as Dalhousie University walks in the Halifax Pride Parade! Starts at 2pm, rain or shine.

If you would like to march with Dalhousie University's contingent, please find us in line 3 and arrive around 1:30pm. The marshalling area is along Cogswell Street between North Park to Robie Street. We won't be assigned a spot number until 1pm on Sunday; we will share the spot number via Twitter @DalHRES and @DalAthRec.

Halifax Pride has also created a new parade route, which begins at the corner of Robie Street and Cogswell Road, and travels clockwise around the north commons before making its way down Bell Road to Spring Garden Road, ending at Spring Garden/Brunswick Street intersection. This new parade route is 2.5km long.

Please note that this will be a walking and biking parade entry with no float, and therefore there will be no storage for personal items. Also, there is no parking on the parade route or in the marshalling area.

Water and sunscreen will be available.

Move with Pride Zumba Class

Grab your friends and show off your colours while we Move with Pride on July 24. We are excited to be hosting a Zumba class with the lovely Corey and Tina on Wickwire Field at 4:30pm.

The field will be accessible via the double gates closest to Sherriff Hall, or via the top of the bleachers at the last gate closest to Studley Gym at the LeMarchant end.

This event is open to everyone in the Dalhousie community - no Dalplex membership required!


Dip, dive and dodge your way though Studley Gym this Thursday, July 27 at 8pm. Open to all members of the Dalhousie Community, join us in a fun dodgeball game to wrap up your week!

We’ll bring the music, please remember to stay hydrated and bring some water!

For PRIDE Events taking place in the local Kjipuktuk (Halifax) community, please visit Halifax Rainbow Encyclopedia's calendar of events.

We recognize that many of our students and supporters are not on campus in the summer to celebrate Pride with the Tigers. Please keep an eye out for special Pride Tigers games this season!

Dalhousie University sits on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People. When we participate in celebratory events, educational opportunities and resource sharing, we must remember the stories of those who came before us, and how their life is impacted by the events we put on. We would like to acknowledge the Two-Spirit and Indigenous LGBTQIA+ individuals and communities of Nova Scotia, and the Wabanaki Two Spirit Alliance, and strive to prioritize their experiences in our Pride Week programming.

We are truly thankful to the dedicated 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals, supporters, and those who paved the way in building a more inclusive Dalhousie, including those currently developing a new a Queer Studies certificate for Dalhousie.