Night Shift: Pride

Show your colours at Night Shift: Pride, our newest 19+ event, and the best Pride Party on Vancouver Island!

Get ready to celebrate with three full floors of extraordinary entertainment. Downstairs, DJ Ronny B, and later, Tigress, will pack the lobby dance floor with high-energy club anthems, Top 40, tech, house and everyone’s favourite throwbacks. On the second floor, DJ Applecat will weave a mythic underworld vibe in the glittering Enchanted Forest.

Upstairs, Madame Gouda Gabor and her bordello babes, Vivian Vanderpuss and Lola Meneta, will shake up the quiet streets of Old Town with raucous and raunchy performances, while Drag Kings and Queens Eddi Liscious, Persi Flage and Henrietta Dubét strut their stuff throughout the galleries.

Vogue-master Ralph Escamillan will be on hand for a lesson or two, and when you need to recover your swagger, take a break at the craft stations, photo booths, and archival displays documenting the history of Pride. Fuel up with on-site food and drinks to keep the night going strong!

Don’t miss this one!

19+ only, two pieces of ID for entry

Evening Schedule

8:00 pmDoors open 
8:00–9:00 pmDJ Yeezy YeeForest diorama, 2nd floor
9:00–11:00 pmDJ ApplecatForests diorama, 2nd floor
8:15 pmConsent CaptainOur Living Languages, 3rd floor
8:30 pmVogue dance lessonClifford Carl hall, first floor
8:30 pmDiscussion: Trans ArchiveOur Living Languages, 3rd floor
9:00 pmDiscussion: Marianne AltoOur Living Languages, 3rd floor
9:15 pmVogue dance lessonClifford Carl hall, first floor
9:30 pmHomosexuality in Ancient MesoamericaMaya, 2nd floor
9:30 pmDiscussion: David HardwickOur Living Languages, 3rd floor
9:30 pmPersi Flage and Eddi LiciousOld Town, 3rd floor
9:40 pmPassion and Performance danceClifford Carl hall, first floor
9:45 pmVogue Dance BattleClifford Carl Hall, first floor
10:00 pmDJ TigressClifford Carl hall, first floor
10:00 pmThe Best Little Whorehouse in VictoriaOld Town, 3rd floor
10:30 pmDiscussion: AIDS Vancouver IslandOur Living Languages, 3rd floor
10:30 pmHomosexuality in Ancient MesoamericaMaya, 2nd floor
11:00 pmStand up comedy: Sophine Crocker Our Living Languages, 3rd floor
11:30 pmLast call 
12:00 amEvent ends 
OngoingSelfie stationMammoth diorama, 2nd floor
OngoingQueer scientistsOcean Station, 2nd floor
OngoingWhat are you protestingDelta Diorama, 2nd floor
OngoingPronoun button makingClimate Change gallery, 2nd floor
OngoingPhoto booth      Totem gallery, 3rd floor
OngoingCraft stationTotem gallery, 3rd floor
OngoingLGBTQI2S+ timelineCentury Hall, 3rd floor
OngoingBC ArchivesDiscovery, 3rd floor
OngoingMovieMajestic Theatre, 3rd floor

Food & Drinks

Truffles Catering bars and food located on each floor.
Food and drink not allowed on elevators or escalators.

Please note that most of our event venues are intimate spaces with limited capacity. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis, so plan your evening accordingly.

Remember not to drink or drive. Call 222-555-8888 or Dial-A-Driver. Need us to call for you? No problem. Ask at the Security Desk or Staff member for assistance.

This is a 19+ only event. Valid photo ID is required for entry. To ensure the safety of our guests and museum collections alike, Security will conduct ID, bag and spot checks at the entrance. Prohibited items include any controlled substance, alcohol (not purchased at the event) and dangerous items. Any items not permitted at the event will be collected at the door prior to entry. The Royal BC Museum will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items.

The Royal BC Museum hosts events where everyone is responsible for maintaining space that is safe for all participants. Safer space means everyone at the event is free from all forms of oppression and anything that can harm or limit our well-being. This includes expressing opinions in a respectful manner and respectfully accepting others’ rights to do the same.

Security and Royal BC Museum staff reserve the right to refuse or revoke entry to guests. These decisions will be made to ensure the safety and security of other guests and the Royal BC Museum.

Presented in partnership with

Partial Proceeds to Victoria Pride Society