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New Brunswick PRIDE Week & Saint John Idol XVI

August 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

New Brunswick’s Festival Place is the home of New Brunswick Pride 2018!  Join us for activities to celebrate the

LET THAT PRIDE FLAG FLY!  We are painting the town red!…and orange, and yellow, and green, and blue, and violet…!!!  The WORLD’S LARGEST pride flag will be painted by world-renowned chalk artist Chalkmaster Dave.  Join us the entire week from August 7th to see the artist at work and become a part of this monumental occasion!

The flag will be unveiled Friday, August 10th when the Saint John Pride Committee sound the 5pm Work Whistle to let everyone know the weekend has arrived!

August 10th at 5pm, The PepTides play PRIDE in Saint John NB on the Market Square Boardwalk Stage!  Performing at 5pm sharp.  This nine-piece funk band from Ottawa are going to be a highlight of the summer on the Boardwalk!

The Saint John Pride Committee will be curating a playlist to beat allllll playlists that will play throughout the evening!

The PepTides are back onstage on Aug 10th, 8pm with another incredible set!

Saint John Pride Drag Showcase is Aug 10th – 9pm and this is going to be another one for the history books!

Marathon by the Sea will be joining in the fun with their Into the Night fun run down the world’s largest pride flag!

The PepTides then take their final set Aug 10th @ 10pm.

The festivities continue August 11th with Gloria Dawn Halvorsen hosting the Pride Open Mic at 8pm.

We proudly unite to celebrate the diversity of all walks of life with an array of family and nightlight festivities!

Free of charge, rain or shine!

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SAINT JOHN IDOL tonight at 8pm, who will win the weekly prize of $250?? The contestants will perform a song of their choice while showing off their signature look!! Saint John Idol is a much anticipated part of our summertime Wednesdays! Also, a grand prize of $5,000 is presented to the finale winner on August 29th.