The Pride Parade In-A-Box is a joyful, gourmet experience created in celebration of LGBTQ2S+ communities. (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Two-Spirit, plus communities.) Like a love letter to all those who have previously paved the way through history making it possible for many to live and love freely. They are the ones who have inspired this artisanal collection you’re about to enjoy! Our Pride Parade In-A-Box has been curated by Canadian women entrepreneurs in the LGBTQ2S+ community, and through sharing in their stories and delicious delights, we hope you enjoy this unique take on a Pride Parade In-A-Box experience!c
YOUR GOG BOX INCLUDES:
Chocolate Bar I Kelly Maxfield the proud queer Chocolatier and Founder of Hot Shot Chocolate in Toronto, is the lead visionary of this gift box. Kelly offers handmade gourmet chocolates, virtual events and is a socially conscious and active supporter in the LGBTQ2S+ community. She’s custom created special for you, a hand painted Pride Flag Chocolate Bar using coloured cocoa butter on couverture chocolate! Happy Pride!
Artisan Nuts I Elisabeth Burrow, Founder/Chief Roaster of Jewels Under The Kilt- a nut orchard based in Fergus Ontario has included their Espresso Hazelnuts! Made with Sumatra coffee, cacao, cinnamon, nutmeg, orange and maple syrup, these flavours combine to create the romantic feel of a great cup of espresso coffee! Their patent-pending roasting process uses the last tapping of the finest dark maple syrup to preserve each nut during roasting.
Carnival Corn I Chef Jennifer McConnell, proud member of the LGBTQ2S+ community and proprietor of Fresh Baked Consulting which provides private chef services, curated specialty foods, cooking classes and culinary consulting throughout Muskoka, Georgian Bay & the GTA. Jennifer has made for you Rainbow Carnival Corn- sweet and salty Ontario grown mushroom popcorn candy coated in a delightful mix of rainbow flavours; orange, lime, lemon and strawberry!
Marshmallows I Chef Jennifer McConnell of Fresh Baked Consulting is actively involved in the LGBTQ2S+ community, a former board member of Simcoe Pride, coordinator of LGBTQ2S+ social events and mentoring of youth in the rainbow community through Big Brothers-Big Sisters! Bringing joy to our Pride Parade box, Jennifer has included handmade marshmallows infused with vanilla cake batter emulsion and embellished with rainbow sprinkles!
Milkshake Mix I Professional chef, artisan baker and culinary instructor Jennifer McConnell of Fresh Baked Consulting is the mastermind behind your Magical Unicorn Strawberry Milk Shake Mix! Add this fun milkshake mix to a blender of ice and water and whip up a frosty strawberry shake! Complete with magical gold stars and candy unicorn sprinkles. Made with juicy strawberry emulsion and Ontario milk.
Magnet I Shannon Ariel is the out and proud artist behind Pink Banana Sparkles! She creates a wide range of unique, colourful and whimsical art pieces, ranging from magnets, ornaments to paintings. She has hand painted a custom Pride flag magnet for you to showcase your pride/allyship and enjoy a small piece of art!
Book I Glad Day Bookshop is the first queer-focused Canadian bookstore and the oldest queer bookstore worldwide! Based in Toronto, they offer the widest possible selection of LGBTQ2S+ literature. In 2016 they incorporated a separate non-profit organization called Glad Day Lit where they continue to support LGBTQ2S+ artists by paying them and creating opportunities through programs such as GDTV. For you today they’ve included the essential Pride Handbook by Lewis Laney: “The Little Book Of Pride: The Histories, The People, The Parades.”
Flags I Wave them around! High and proud! The rainbow flag is a symbol of LGBTQ2S+ pride, signalling at social movements and rights marches, a symbol of representation and inclusion for LGBTQ2S+ community. The colours of the flag reflect both the immense diversity and unity of the community while the flag was chosen as it is seen as the most powerful symbol of pride!
Sidewalk Chalk I Share your pride outside! Traditionally we march in parade together with handcrafted signs- making statements of activism, pride and joy! However, we encourage an alternate way to get out safely, be creative and share your pride using this washable sidewalk chalk! We’d love to see your artwork, tag and share with us online!
Digital Showcase Directory I Drag, burlesque, gender performance and more! Pride Parades are entertained with these amazing performers! We’ve put together this online directory of current digital showcase companies across Canada who would love your support! Your invitation card will guide you to view the directory, where you can support, follow and attend different exciting shows online!
Pride Parade In-A-Box
Refunds for products purchased from us will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. If your order has arrived damaged, please contact us directly as soon as possible and provide photos of the damaged package before opening as well as the damage to the piece itself. If applicable, we can arrange a refund (less the shipping costs) or a replacement.