Pride Winnipeg Announces Lineup for Festival at The Forks

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Pride Winnipeg / Pride 2023: May 26 - June 4

Pride Winnipeg is ready to bring its 2023 festivities to the city and this year's celebration features plenty of live music.

The annual event kicks off May 26 with a variety of activities throughout the city, culminating in the festival at The Forks on June 3 and 4.

This year's Pride Winnipeg Festival welcomes a glittering lineup of drag performers as well as a stellar lineup of live music to the main stage including headliner Zaki Ibrahim and local of music makers including Ami Cheon, Tinge, Sean Irvine Quintet, and DJs Lucky Sharms, The KaptainWanda G, and MC Luv

The Kids Stage will feature live music from legendary local headliner Al Simmons as well as Jessee Havey & the Banana Band, French Class, and Mama Cutsworth's Family Dance Hour.

The Community Stage on June 3 will feature a wide variety of programming including Nikki Komaksiutiksak, Syd Bomek, Kristen McKay, Vav Jungle, and more.

Pride Winnipeg organizes five milestone events including the Flag Raising, Vigil, Rally, Parade, and Festival. In addition to Pride's programming, there are often dozens of events organized by the community during Pride Season. Check out for all the details.

Get into the Pride spirit with our Pride Spotify playlist featuring artists from the LGBTQ2S* community in Manitoba including FONTINE, Mulligrub, Syd Bomek, Begonia, Peter Harder, Sierra Noble, Jennifer Machado, HAVS, Aidan Shamray, Cec Lopez, Raine Hamilton, Fire & Smoke, Kieran West, and more!


Saturday, June 3

3:00 PM Drop In Dance
4:00 PM The Galax-E of Ruby Chopstix
4:15 PM House of Haze
4:30 PM Sunshine Bunch
5:00 PM MC Luv & Wanda G

12:00 PM MTYP Workshop
1:15 PM Art City Workshop
2:30 PM Drag Queen Story Hour with The Sunshine Bunch
3:45 PM Jessee Havey & The Banana Band

1:00 PM Master beaders
2:00 PM Jigging workshop
2:30 PM Nikki Komaksiutiksak
2:45 PM Aria Zero
2:55 PM Issa Kixen
3:10 PM Syd Bomek
3:25 PM Logan Jax
3:40 PM Zamarah Dee
3:50 PM The Yellow Belle
4:05 PM Kristen McKay
4:20 PM Vav Jungle
4:35 PM No Talent Show
5:20 PM Golden Hour with The Kaptain
6:30 PM No Talent Show Awards
6:45 PM Community Stage closing ceremonies

Sunday, June 4

12:30 PM Sean Irvine Quintet
1:30 PM Tinge
2:25 PM Black Moon Coven
2:45 PM Chemical X
3:15 PM Rae Spoon
4:15 PM Snowy Owl Monarchist Society
4:45 PM Ami Cheon
5:45 PM Zaki Ibrahim
6:45 PM DJ Lucky Sharms & The Kaptain with special guests The Bannock Babes

12:00 PM French Class
1:00 PM À la mode
2:00 PM Drag Queen Story Hour with House of Hex
3:15 PM Al Simmons
4:15 PM Mama Cutsworth's Family Dance Hour

1:00 PM DJ Lucky Sharms
2:10 PM Drop the Mix set w/ Azka and Rampage
3:15 PM DJ Nampande
4:15 PM The Velvet Rope Showcase
5:20 PM DJ Konjo

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