World AIDS Day 2018

December 1, 2018 marks the 30th annual World AIDS Day. Community-based organizations across Canada will be holding events leading up to and on World AIDS Day. Check out if there is an event in your community below! More resources can be found here.

World AIDS Day 2018: Local events



1. Movie Night: Dallas Buyers Club (FREE)
Regina Public Library, 2311 12th Avenue
Thursday, November 22nd
6:30 pm CST

2. Journeys of Spirit & Hope: Women’s Body Mapping Exhibit Reception (FREE)
(Body maps to be on display until December 6th)
Regina Public Library, 2311 12th Avenue
Tuesday, November 27th
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm CST

4.  World AIDS Day Family Carnival (FREE)
mâmawêyatitân Centre, 3355 6th Avenue
Friday, November 30th
11:00 am – 2:00 pm CST

5. Annual AIDS Benefit
Q Nightclub and Lounge, 2070 Broad Street
Friday, November 30th
8:00 pm CST

6. WEAR RED DAY (in recognition of World AIDS Day)

7. Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week Community Gathering (FREE)
All Nations Hope Network, 2735 5 Ave
Monday, December 3rd
10:00 am – 3:00 pm CST


Experiences of fighting STBBI stigma in African newcomer communities (FREE WEBINAR)
Wednesday, November 21st
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CST

Flin Flon

HIV Awareness Booth & Testing (FREE for people who access the Flin Flon Food Bank)
Flin Flon Food Bank, 2 Hiawatha Ave
Tuesday, November 27th
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm CST


1. Crimson & Cocktails: A World AIDS Day Mixer
Bailey’s Restaurant & Lounge, 185 Lombard
Thursday, November 29th
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm CST

2. Working Toward Strategies to Reach the Undiagnosed in Manitoba: A Think Tank (FREE)
Qualico Family Centre, 330 Assiniboine Park Drive
Friday, November 30th
8:30 am to 4:30 pm CST

3. Bake Sale & Awareness Table
Health Sciences Centre, William Ave Mall
Monday, December 3rd
9:00 am to 2:00 pm CST

4. Test for One – Test for All (FREE)
Neeginan Centre – Our Place, 181 Higgins Avenue
Monday, December 3rd
11:00 am to 3:00 pm CST


Brandon HIV Testing Blitz (FREE)
Various dates and times
Saturday, December 1st



Red Scarf Gala 2018 
Barrie Country Club, 635 St Vincent St
Friday, November 30th
10:00 am – 3:00 pm EST

St. Catherines

1. Red Scarf Project (FREE)
Friday, November 23rd
11:00 am – 1:00 pm EST

2. Girls Night Out! Burlesque
Cat & Monkey Events, 4548 Queen St
Saturday, November 24th
8:00 pm EST

3. World AIDS Day Vigil (FREE)
St. Catharines Museum, 1932 Welland Canals Parkway
Saturday, December 1st
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

New Brunswick:


Red Scarf Campaign (FREE)

Saint John

Red Scarf Campaign (FREE)

Nova Scotia:


World AIDS Day Vigil (FREE)

Italian Cultural Center, 2629 Agricola Street
Saturday, December 1st
6:00 pm AST

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