Top 5 Queer Neighbourhoods Across Canada

With our vibrant neighbourhoods and diverse LGBTQ2+ scene, it’s no surprise that Canada is considered the third most gay-friendly nation in the world!

Calgary Queer Arts Society has played a pivotal role in the celebration of queer culture across Alberta. We are proud to have become a top destination for queer individuals in our community.

If you’re looking to take a road trip this summer, be sure to check out these five thriving queer neighbourhoods across Canada.

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1. Vancouver

Arguably Canada’s most gay-friendly city, Vancouver boasts Davie Village, Opus Hotel, Little Sisters Bookstore, Wreck Nude Beach, and numerous delicious queer restaurants, cafes, and bars.

www.vancouverpride.ca

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2. Toronto

Both the Gay Village and Queer West Village are host to notable Pride celebrations, queer culture, LGBTQ2+ art galleries, and a thriving nightlife scene.

www.pridetoronto.com

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3. Montreal

Le Village Gai is one of the largest in North America. Montreal has everything from historic architecture, colourful nightclubs, pedestrian-only walkways, drag shows, and a weeklong Pride festival!

www.fiertemontrealpride.com

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4. Winnipeg

Osborne Village has developed an energetic LGBTQ2+ scene. Celebrate art, the community, and visit the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Winnipeg Pride is a 10-day festival complete with queer beer!

www.pridewinnipeg.com

 

5. Calgary

Our very own backyard has become a hub of queer culture! From Calgary Pride, Fairy Tales Calgary's Queer Film Festival, Alberta’s Next Drag Superstar, and The Coming Out in Faith Monologues, Calgary has become a welcoming atmosphere for the LGBTQ2+ community.

www.calgarypride.ca


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