TORONTO, ON, JUNE 7, 2022 – The 519, Canada’s largest and most prominent 2SLGBTQ+ community centre and service- provider, announced the return of its beloved fundraiser, Green Space Festival, with a stacked 2022 lineup featuring four signature events during Toronto’s Pride weekend (Thursday, June 23 to Sunday, June 26). The outstanding festival lineup includes contestants from season 14 of RuPaul’s Drag Race and Canada’s Drag Race (Willow Pill, Angeria Paris Van Michaels, Bosco, Icesis Couture, and Pythia), world-class DJ’s (including David Morales and Miss Monique), and premiere local drag queen talent (including Tynomi Banks, Scarlett Bobo, and Jada Hudson).
Toronto’s must-attend Pride event of Toronto’s Pride weekend (Thursday, June 23 to Sunday, June 26), Green Space Festival 2022 will be held in the heart of Church-Wellesley Village in Barbara Hall Park (519 Church Street). A true party for a cause, it is the essential fundraiser for The 519. Since its inception, the festival has directly raised $3.8 million for The 519’s programs and services for 2SLGBTQ+ communities in Toronto and beyond.
Green Space Festival is an AGCO-licensed electronic music festival, produced by The 519. Proceeds from beverage sales at the festival directly fund The 519’s year-round programs and services for 2SLGBTQ+ communities. Donations are encouraged and gratefully accepted. To donate online or learn more about The 519, v please visit www.The519.org/donate
The 519 would like to thank its 2022 Green Space Festival partners:
Located in downtown Toronto, The 519 is Canada’s most prominent 2SLGBTQ+ community centre and service provider. A City of Toronto agency and a registered charity, The 519 is committed to the health, happiness, and full participation of 2SLGBTQ+ communities in Toronto and beyond, while working to promote equity and justice for 2SLGBTQ+ communities through our programs, services, community engagement, capacity-building initiatives, and advocacy. Aside from operating unique programs and services – including dedicated programs for newcomers and refugees, queer parents, seniors, and trans communities.
Over the past twelve 12 years, The 519’s Green Space Festival is a not-to-miss festival during Toronto’s Pride celebrations. Comprising a series of signature events – including Starry Night, One World, Lipstick Jungle, and TreeHouse Party – Green Space Festival offers high-caliber productions that feature national and international drag talent and artists providing amazing outdoor shows in gorgeous tree-lined venues over four days. Beyond a celebration of diversity for our communities, the Green Space Festival is an essential fundraising activity for The 519, which has raised $3.8-million for The 519 since its inception.