Quebec City Pride Festival 2012
GLBT Québec and TD Bank are proud to announce that Pride celebrations in Quebec City will be held as usual during Labour Day Weekend, from Thursday August 30th to Sunday September 2nd. The organizers of the 2012 Quebec City Pride Festival are more determined than ever to present an event that festival-goers will never forget. In addition to the one and only Madonna who was invited by Quebecomm to perform on the Plaines d'Abraham on September 1st, the Labour Day weekend in Quebec City will be hosting Pride celebrations which will include a variety of new features.
This year's programming of the Quebec City Pride Festival lasts four days. The celebrations will start on Thursday August 30th which is a day sooner than the 2011 edition. Furthermore, the schedule for the weekend is enhanced with three nights of live shows at Place d'Youville instead of two. Finally, the St-Jean Street will be reserved to pedestrians and a community fair on Saturday September 1er and Sunday September 2nd.
Shows & Parties
On Saturday September 1st the finale of Quebec City Pride Festival singing contest will be held at 8 PM at Place d'Youville. Five singers will give everything they have to impress the juges and the audience. The second part of the show will present the girlband Cover Girls. The girls will perform the biggest hits of the most famous female rock stars from Quebec and the world. On Sunday, September 2nd, Quebec's most famous drag queen Réglisse will host a big show with other drag queens from Quebec. They will pay tribute to famous women who changed music and GLBT history. The details on the Friday night show will be announced soon. For the party animals, there will be a Girls Gone Wild party for women on Saturday night and Guys Gone Wild party for men on Sunday night at Espace 470 on Saint-Jean Street. And the weekend will be a non-stop party at gay bar Le Drague.
Housing – 15% less!!!
Tourists visiting Quebec City during the Pride will benefit from a special Arc-en-ciel (Rainbow) rate of 15% less than the regular cost of a room at very comfortable Pride official gay friendly TRYP Quebec Hotel PUR located in Nouvo St-Roch borough. ONLY VALID WHEN YOU CALL TO BOOK YOUR ROOM: You must mention the Pride Rainbow (Arc-en-ciel offer) and you'll get a 15% reduction!!!
Madonna in Quebec
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