Welcome to Blackness Yes!

Blockorama and Blockobana are two events organized by Blackness Yes!, a volunteer collective made up of professional DJs, stage and visual artists, community organizers, healthcare practitioners and activists.

We have a 24-year history of building and sustaining safe spaces for African, Black and Caribbean (ABC) LGBTQ communities through art, music, AIDS awareness and outreach.



Black Pride Weekend
Blockobana is Toronto Black Pride’s closing party and takes place on Sunday, the day after Toronto Caribbean Festival

Toronto Black Pride Weekend

Toronto Black Pride Weekend
Canada’s largest Black Pride celebration takes place on Toronto Caribbean Festival weekend, spotlighting Toronto’s best DJs, performers, and party promoters


Pride Weekend
Blockorama takes place on Pride Weekend in Toronto.