The summer of 2018 proved to be a successful season for events in Kelowna! If you didn’t have a chance to attend events like Dirty Mutter, Kelowna Pride, and many more, don’t fret! This Fall and Winter will be sure to connect and impress locals and visitors alike. Below is a fab list of Fall events to look forward to.
October 26 at the Rotary Centre for the Arts
Halloween Burlesque, Bellydancing, Drag & Music. Presented by Lethal Leesa and Sasha Zamolodchikova. Drag Performances by Sasha Zamolodchikova & Ella Lamoureux. Music by Leila Neverland. Featuring Bellydancing by Occult of Luna, Sizzling Burlesque by April O’Peel, Rosie Delight and more! Come in costume if you dare. $20 ADV / $25 DOOR.
November 3 at Munnin’s Post
Studs n Stilettos returns for its fourth instalment! This time celebrating Alexa’s Birthday! Hosted by Alexa Nerezza & Jenna Telz. Performances by: Valerie Rose, Yumi, Ginger Snapp, Fawn Dahl, Craven Moorehead, Daisy Confused, Freida Whales.
November 9 at Sapphire Nightclub
As Kelowna’s only monthly queer party night, you can expect good vibes, good people, and great music! Doors at 10:00 pm, dancing till late! Drag Show at 11:30. Tickets $7 in advance/ $10 at the door
November 13 at Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut
The mx is Kelowna’s premium networking event for the LGBT2Q+ community, meant as an avenue to meet like-minded people while sipping on drinks and snacking on yummy food. All proceeds go to the Etcetera Youth Group. We encourage you to RSVP online in advance. November's mx will be hosted by Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut (2365 Gordon Drive, Kelowna). They will be crafting some yummy chocolate/cheese fusion with wine.
Suggested Donation $10 ($5 for Students)
November 30 at Black Box Theatre
Be sure to save the date for this annual fundraiser for the Etcetera Youth Group. You will get to experience some of the best drag in the Okanagan on this great evening where 100% of the funds raised at this event are donated to the youth group. More details and tickets coming late October.
Dustyn Baulkham is a mover and shaker in Kelowna’s LGBT2Q+ and arts community. He is a Bachelor of Management Graduate from UBC Okanagan and former banker turned community builder. Dustyn is the Executive Director of the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan as well as the founder & visionary at Rebellious Unicorns which produces FruitCake, MX, Peak Pride, Dirty Mutter & Cub Crawl. Over the years he has been involved in LGBT2Q+ community all over Canada including President at Kelowna Pride, Board Member at Vancouver Pride and Treasurer at Fierte Canada Pride.