LGBTQ

Sara believes fun and celebration is important. “It creates visibility.” Events such as Drag Queen Story Time and Bingo with Drag Queens exposes different age groups to the LGBTQ community. 

Event Date: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Time: 
6:00pm - 9:30pm

Meet at James White Park for some summer fun! Bring your tennis racquets or frisbees for disc golf, your walking shoes for a stroll around the park, or even a good book and a blanket to spread under a shady tree!

Please check the Fernie Pride Website for more information.

Hosted by the Fernie Pride Society and The Valley Social.  

Event Date: 
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Time: 
6:00pm - 10:00pm

Beers & Queers goes to the dogs this July! Well, to the dog park that is.

Bring your favourite furry friend and meet at the Railyard Dog Park at 6pm for an hour of pride and puppies (look for the rainbow to find some dog treats!) and then head on over to the Valley Social at 7:30 for the July edition of Beers & Queers!

Snacks, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are provided. Wine, beer, and spirits are available for purchase at the bar.

Beers & Queers is proudly supported by the East Kootenay Community Credit Union.

Event Date: 
Friday, April 5, 2019
Time: 
7:30pm - 10:00pm

Join Friday, April 5th at 7:30pm for a chill evening of fun, friendship, and laughter. Snacks, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are provided. Wine, beer, and spirits are available for purchase at the bar. Beers & Queers is a monthly social event for the LGBTQ2 community hosted by the Fernie Pride Society and The Valley Social.

This event is proudly sponsored by the East Kootenay Community Credit Union. Everyone is welcome.

Event Date: 
Friday, November 9, 2018
Time: 
7:30pm

Join The Valley Social for a chill evening of fun, friendship, and laughter.

Snacks, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are provided. Wine, beer, and spirits are available for purchase at the bar. Beers & Queers is a monthly social event for the LGBTQ2 community hosted by the Fernie Pride Society and The Valley Social.

This event is proudly sponsored by the East Kootenay Community Credit Union. Everyone is welcome.

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Time: 
12:00pm - 2:00pm

A movie double-header! Gross Indecency documents the story of Everett Klippert, the last Canadian to be jailed for homosexuality. Kevin Allen, of the Calgary Gay History Project and Fernie Pride board member, tries to understand Klippert and his place in LGBTQ history. Kevin will be on hand to introduce the film.

The feature film Transformer, follows the story of former US Marine and decorated bodybuilder Janae Marie Kroczaleski who came out as a transgender woman in 2015 and how her public life as Matt “Kroc” Kroczaleski came quickly crashing down around her.

The Fernie Pride Society is hosting a LGBTQ Lunch and Learn Workshop on Gender and Sexual Diversity for Tourism at Park Place Lodge from 12 noon until 4pm.

Event Date: 
Friday, February 2, 2018
Time: 
7:30pm - 10:00pm

Join for a chill evening of fun, friendship, and laughter. Snacks, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are provided. Wine, beer, and spirits are available for purchase at the bar.

Beers & Queers is a monthly social event for the LGBTQ2 community hosted by the Fernie Pride Society and The Valley Social. Everyone is welcome.

Event Date: 
Friday, January 5, 2018
Time: 
7:30pm

Join The Valley Social on Friday, January 5th at 7:30pm for a chill evening of fun, friendship, and laughter. Snacks, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are provided. Wine, beer, and spirits are available for purchase at the bar.

Beers & Queers is a monthly social event for the LGBTQ2 community hosted by the Fernie Pride Society and The Valley Social. Everyone is welcome.

Event Date: 
Friday, December 8, 2017
Time: 
7:30pm - 10:00pm

Join The Valley Social for a special Beers & Queers holiday themed open mic night.

Bring your music, poetry, or unique performance to share! They will have an acoustic guitar on site; if you need a unique instrument for your performance please bring it. If you are too nervous to perform then come cheer our proud performers on!

Snacks, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are provided. Wine, beer, and spirits are available for purchase at the bar.

Beers & Queers is proudly hosted by Fernie Pride Society and The Valley Social. All ages, everyone is welcome.