Youth Awards

Join us in celebrating and affirming the contributions of LGBTQ2S youth leaders across Ontario!

November 4th, 2017, 6 pm – 10:30 pm (New Date!)

Artscape Wychwood Barns (601 Christie St, Toronto, ON M6G 4C7)

The event will host more than 200 youth and supporters to celebrate the resilience and successes of youth leaders in the LGBTQ2S community in areas such as arts and culture, social and health services, social justice, queer and trans visibility, academic environments,  and community empowerment.

Event Breakdown:

  • 6:00 pm: Doors open
  • 6:30 pm: Dinner is served
  • 7:30 pm: Awards ceremony (with performances) starts
  • 10:30 pm: Event ends

Ticket Prices:

  • Youth (26 and under): $25 (after a 50% discount) or email for a complimentary ticket
  • Non-youth tickets: $75
  • Early-bird tickets: $50 (Deadline has passed)

We are encouraging individuals (who have the capacity) to donate a ticket for a young person. We have set aside a limited number of free youth tickets and will continue to add donated tickets to this total.


We have table pricing available for companies, non-profit organizations, youth-led groups, or others that might want to buy a whole table (of 8). Tables are sold on a first come first serve basis and are limited in quantity. Email with questions or to get more info.


Award Nomination Process

Click here for a list of award categories for 2017.

Click here for the nomination process and eligibility guidelines.


  • Physically accessible location easily accessible by public transit
  • Gender neutral washrooms
  • ASL interpretation
  • Low scent space (please try to come scent free!)
  • Live Streaming

Missed last year’s awards?

Check out videos, pictures and winners here!

Get involved

The Youth Awards Gala is made possible with the support of many!

Have questions? Contact