Hamilton LGBT Community
Hamilton, Ontario is a culturally diverse area in Canada and is home to many LGBTQ+ residents. The community comes together in unity and there are many events that are held that allow members of the gay community to join together through meet ups, events, parades and other meetings that take place. To support the community, Hamilton is also home to Hamilton Pride Incorporated, an organization that supports and celebrates the diversity of the community.
To help the community unite as one, Hamilton has many events that are scheduled during the year. The Hamilton LGBT community takes part in many of these events and they also attract individuals from many local areas. With some amazing concerts, meetings, parades and celebrations, there are always activities that support the community and provide ways for gay Hamilton, Ontario to come together as a single community regardless of sexual orientation.
Some of the major events that can be enjoyed are listed below and these are scheduled each and every year, providing many things for the LGBTQ+ community to look forward to. June is the major month for events and some of the scheduled activities attract people from all over Canada. These great events offer relaxing and safe experiences that can provide all Hamilton LGBT members the chance to enjoy all the city has to offer.
- Pride Swim and Sundaes - A free event to celebrate Pride week with swimming and a sundae bar.
- Women/Trans/Queer Only Bike Repair Night - This is also a free event that offers a supportive environment for those that need help repairing a bike.
- Board Game Social Mixer, Pride Edition! - For a small entry fee, individuals can enjoy unlimited board game action with members of the community.
- My Pride is Political: Crafting Party - This is a free crafting event open to everyone. All crafting materials are provided.
- Queer Slow Dance - An annual licensed event for all ages.
- Cabaret Events run throughout the month of June.
- SNAP! 90s Dance Party - Go back to the 90s and enjoy a night of music and dance.
- Rally at City Hall - A gathering of all Hamilton LGBT community members and guests.
- Pride at the Pier - The largest event of the year, offering vendors, a BBQ, family areas and events and a beverage garden.
Hamilton Pride Celebrations
During the month of June, Hamilton LGBT community members come together for three-plus weeks of exciting events and gatherings. With film screenings, barbecues, rallies, worships and more, there is something for everyone to enjoy as the community bonds and comes together in peaceful unity. the gay Hamilton Ontario community is known to offer support to individuals and families, as well as family members. They are always offering information on local resources, medical information, schedules for gatherings and events and support groups. Many special gatherings will take place in Gay neighborhoods throughout Hamilton and this is a great way for all community members to interact and gain useful knowledge and information about community services and support.