Green Space Festival’s Starry Night @ The 519

The 519 officially announced its special 10th Anniversary edition of Green Space Festival packed with world-renowned DJs and top talent. Unlike last year, all outdoor events will be hosted at Barbara Hall Park, bringing the entire festival home – to The 519.

Green Space Festival offers high caliber productions that feature national and international artists, providing amazing outdoor shows free of charge, in gorgeous tree-lined venues packed with over 50 000 revelers throughout the festival. Over ten years, Green Space Festival has evolved to become the not-to-miss festival during Toronto’s LGBTQ pride celebrations, presenting a series of landmark events, such as Starry Night, One World, Lipstick Jungle, Disco Disco and TreeHouse Party. Beyond a celebration of diversity, Green Space Festival is an essential fundraising activity for The 519, the hub of the LGBT communities’ life in the heart of Toronto’s downtown.

What: Green Space Festival’s Starry Night, The 519’s premiere fundraising event
When: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where: Barbara Hall Park, 519 Church Street, Toronto
Who: Featuring: RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10 stars Miz Cracker, Monét X Change and The Vixen, and local queens Tynomi Banks, Fay Slift, Jada Hudson, Allysin Chaynes, Sofonda Cox, Devine Darlin, Baby Bel Bel, Ivory Towers, Sapphire Titha Reign, Priyanka, Beardra Bidness and Imarra Black

 

LINE-UP:

DISCO DISCO

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Barbara Hall Park (519 Church Street) from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Featuring: Horse Meat Disco, Eli Escobar, Sasha Velour, Kris Steeves, Phillippe and Diego Armand
  • Free event, donations are welcome
  • AN HOUR WITH SASHA VELOUR: Auction for one person and nine of their friends can get to meet  Sasha Velour at a private reception on June 21. Minimum bid $1000: biddingforgood.com/The519

ONE WORLD: WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE

  • Friday, June 22, 2018 at Barbara Hall Park (519 Church Street) from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Featuring: Carl Craig,  Saeed Younan and Deko-ze
  • Free event, donations are welcome

LIPSTICK JUNGLE

  • Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Barbara Hall Park (519 Church Street) from 1 p.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Featuring: Tracy Young, Ana Paula, Morabito and Misstress Barbara
  • Free event, donations are welcome

TREEHOUSE PARTY

  • Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Barbara Hall Park (519 Church Street) from 1 p.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Featuring: Ben Bakson, GSP, Hector Romero, Angel Moraes, Isaac Escalante and Acrobatics by Matthew Richardson
  • Free event

NEW! PAPA: TREEHOUSE AFTERPARTY

  • Sunday, June 24, 2018 at One Loft (292 College Street) from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Featuring: Eliad Cohen, DJ Suri and Isaac Escalante and Jeremy Khamkeo
  • Tickets: $65

Tickets to Green Space Festival events can be purchased at www.GreenSpaceTo.org/

All proceeds from beverage sales at the Green Space Festival go to The 519 and are invested back into Toronto’s LGBTQ communities through The 519’s year-round programs and services. Donations are encouraged and proudly accepted. To donate online or get more information about The 519, please visit www.The519.org.

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ABOUT THE 519:

Located in downtown Toronto, The 519 is Canada’s largest LGBTQ Community Centre that annually intersects with over 250,000 community members. A City of Toronto agency and a registered charity with an innovative model of Service, Space and Leadership, The 519 strives to make a real difference in people’s lives, while contributing to the advancement of LGBTQ2S equality and inclusion in Toronto and beyond. The 519 is committed to the health, happiness and full participation of our communities. Aside from operating their own unique programs and services – including dedicated programs for LGBTQ newcomers and refugees, queer parents, LGBTQ2S seniors and trans community members as well as services provided by an extensive education and training department – The 519’s 46,000 square foot facility provides valuable meeting space to over 250 community groups.

Over the past nine years, The 519’s Green Space Festival has evolved to become the not-to-miss festival during Toronto’s LGBTQ Pride celebrations. Comprised of a series of signature events – including Starry Night, One World, Lipstick Jungle, Disco Disco and TreeHouse Party – Green Space Festival offers high caliber productions that feature national and international artists providing amazing outdoor shows in gorgeous tree-lined venues packed over four days. Beyond a celebration of diversity for our communities, the Green Space Festival is an essential fundraising activity for The 519.

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