Get Your Freak On at Pride!

Posted on May 10, 2011 by


BREAKING NEWS! Pleasures & Treasures on Queen St., formerly Xcitement Video, is giving a $50 gift certificate as the First Prize for the Most Creative Costume Contest. Wow, you could get a lot of fun stuff for $50!! DO IT!!

“Either put it on or take it off, but do something” says Shaun Bartone organizer of the QTC’s “Most Creative Costume” event a Pride 2011. The Queer Theory Collective is offering a prize for the Most Creative Costume in the Fredericton Pride Parade, 7 August 2011. Marchers are encouraged to wear their most outrageous, colourful and creative outfits in the Pride March this year to show how creative the queer community is in Fredericton.

Three local businesses have come forward to offer gift certificates for the Most Creative Costume:

The Gallery Connection is offering a one-year free adult membership, with discounts on admission to all their shows and full participation as a member, worth $20;

Nirvana Bistro and Juice Bar is offering two $10 gift certificates for a meal or beverage of your choice at the King St. restaurant and yoga studio, courtesy of Jonas;

Endeavours Art Supply/Think Play on Queen St. is offering a $10 gift certificate for art supplies or toys.

Contestants who wish to compete for the prize for the Most Creative Costume should walk in the Fredericton Pride Parade in their most outrageous outfit. Contestants will then be invited on stage at the Pride Festival at Officer’s Square for final judging and award. Members of the Queer Theory Collective will serve as this year’s judges.

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