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2019 Pride Festivals And Parades Across Canada

2019 LGBTQ parades and celebrations from Victoria to St. John’s…
 

These days you can find Pride celebrations in most major cities from coast to coast… So no matter where you are in Canada this summer there is certain to be some fabulous Pride festivities nearby for everyone to enjoy. That’s why we’ve teamed up with our friends at Fierte Canada Pride to put together a list of all the Pride festivals and parades across Canada in 2019.
 
This long list is a work in progress, but check out below for the dates of upcoming Pride festivals you can enjoy this year across Canada. (Sorry, if we’ve missed anyone and we’ll update the list if there are any more to add.)
 
Happy Pride to all!
 
Nova Scotia
Halifax Pride (Halifax, NS): July 18-28
Yarmouth Pride (Yarmouth, NS): September 23-28
 
Prince Edward Island
PEI Pride (Charlottetown, Summerside & Victoria, PEI): July 20-31
 
New Brunswick
Saint John Pride (Saint John, NB): August 6-11
River of Pride/Rivère de Fierté (Moncton, NB): August 24-31
Le rendez-vous de la fierté Acadie Love (Caraquet, NB): July 10-13
 
Quebec
Fête Arc-en-ciel (Quebec City, QC): August 29-September 1
Fierté Montréal (Montréal, QC): August 8-18
Fière la fête (Sherbrooke, QC): August 21-24
Fierté Val D’Or (Val D’Or, QC): May 17-19
Capital Pride/Fierté dans la Capitale (Ottawa-Gatineau, ON/QC): August 18-25
 
Ontario
Capital Pride/Fierté dans la Capitale (Ottawa-Gatineau, ON/QC): August 18-25
Pembroke Pride (Pembroke, ON): June 7-15
Cornwall Pride (Cornwall, ON): July 5-7
Kingston Pride (Kingston, ON): June 1-30
Fierté Timmins Pride (Timmins, ON): June 3-8
Muskoka Pride (Muskoka, ON): July 19-28
Fierté Simcoe Pride (Simcoe County, ON): July 29-August 11
Pride Toronto (Toronto, ON): June 1-23
Pride Hamilton (Hamilton, ON): June 1-30
Oxford County Pride (Oxford County, ON): June 1-24
Tri-Pride (Waterloo Region, ON): TBA
London Pride (London, ON): July 18-28
Elliot Lake Pride (Elliot Lake, ON): May 23-27
Borderland Pride (Rainy River District, ON / Koochiching County, MN): TBA
Thunder Pride (Thunder Bay, ON): June 15
 
Manitoba
Winnipeg Pride (Winnipeg): May 24-June 2
 
Saskatchewan
Saskatoon Pride (Saskatoon, SK): June 14-22
Queen City Pride (Regina, SK): June 7-16
 
Alberta
Edmonton Pride (Edmonton, AB): June 7-16
Calgary Pride (Calgary, AB): August 23-September 2
 
British Columbia
Elk Valley Pride (Fernie, BC): October 8-13
Kelowna Pride (Kelowna, BC): June 15-22
New West Pride (New Westminster, BC): August 10-17
Vancouver Pride (Vancouver, BC): August 2-5
Vancouver Dyke March (Vancouver, BC): August 3
 
Nunavut
Iqaluit Pride Weekend (Iqaluit, NV): May 17-19
 
Yukon
Yukon Pride – 24 Hours of Gaylight (Whitehorse, YK): June 6-9
Dawson City Pride (Dawson City, YK): TBA
 
* Know of a 2019 Pride festival happening in Canada that we haven’t listed? Just drop us a note at editor [at] inmagazine.ca and we’ll add it to our list!
 

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17 Comments

    Melissa Mercer / 23 January 2020

    “The Town of Jasper

    Nestled in the heart of Canada’s largest Rocky Mountain Park, the town of Jasper offers visitors unparalleled access to one of the most breathtaking and pristine wilderness areas in Canada. 5000 people live in Jasper year round, a few more in the summer than in the winter.Jasper is that breath of fresh cool mountain air, crisp and invigorating, yet reassuringly calm. A self-described little town in a big park, this historic railway settlement strikes a fine balance between conservation and development, ecology and economics. In its untamed heart, it’s a gateway to adventure within the largest and most northerly Canadian Rocky Mountain National Park. You’re as likely to sharea silent morning moment with elk here as you are with fellow human beings.
    And even though it offers every conceivable world-class resort luxury, amenity and activity – plus gourmet dining with nearly as many stars as the clear midnight skies – Jasper will tug at your heart long after you leave for one very simple reason – it feels like home.“

    Greg Escaper / 29 May 2019

    I never enjoyed being a part of these parades, but I had to be a part of these parades as we had to send a political message. I hate this world sometimes, and I don’t want to live in it at times.

    Catherine / 03 May 2019

    Victoria, BC – Your article’s title names Victoria, but your listing does not include Victoria. Deets are: THE 2019 VICTORIA PRIDE PARADE & PRIDE FESTIVAL WILL BE ON JULY 7TH, 2019!
    Also, there is an event the night before: NIGHT SHIFT: PRIDE — SATURDAY, JULY 6 2019, 8:00PM – 11:59PM, $40 19+ (Information found here: https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/visit/events/calendar/event/108102/night-shift-pride?fbclid=IwAR0UzXtStGrcdYGR0-w0J3suIz9qIwjgDWMuqnbNYcy2A7h7WfbWzb4tAgA)

    Joy Guyot / 01 May 2019

    Golden British Columbia Pride Flag Raising and BBQ June 1st 11 am at Spirit Square BBQ to Follow at Golden and District Pool Grounds

    Alessandro Iachelli / 17 April 2019

    Nanaimo Pride week 2019 June 4th – 9th. Parade & Festival on Sunday, June 9th. 3rd largest festival in British Columbia.

    Jessica / 13 April 2019

    What no pride in Durham region?

    Shelley Keay / 13 April 2019

    Kincardine On. Pride Parade June 22 2019 form up 10am. Will leave more info later

    Derek Semerad / 11 April 2019

    From https://stjohnspride.ca/2019/02/17/pride-2019-plan/

    “St. John’s Pride Inc. is a non-profit volunteer run organization that serves the 2SQUILTBAG+ community by providing and facilitating educational, networking and awareness-raising opportunities, and recognizing and celebrating the contributions and diversity of 2SQUILTBAG+ people.

    Our 2019 Parade Week will be taking place from July 12th to July 21st, with the Parade being on July 14th.St. John’s Pride Signature Events include, at the bare minimum:

    The St. John’s Pride Parade – July 14th / Rain Date on the 21st
    The Confederation Building Flag Raising – July 12th
    Topsail Beach Bonfire – July 16th (the Tuesday)
    Sqwish Basketball -TBA
    We look forward to participation from local groups and sponsors, and welcome those who have event ideas to apply their events for media release inclusion via the following link:

    https://goo.gl/forms/zlnq7WZKHs98pyfF3

    Separately, we look forward to entertaining a year round series of events with a focus on inclusion initiatives brought to us by the community, both to maintain and foster stronger ties among that community, and to increase the active participation of St. John’s Pride Inc. in the community we have.

    Our guiding concept this year is “Pride and Progress;” we recognize that we have come far since the last century, but also that we have, institutionally, socially, and communally, a long way to go. “

    Sameera / 11 April 2019

    Chatham-Kent Gay Pride Association / 10 April 2019

    Chatham-Kent Pride Parade and Park Event August 17th

    Dana Burgess / 09 April 2019

    In Alberta: Lethbridge Pride June 14 – 22 and Red Deer Pride Aug 10 – 18

    Sue Wilkins / 09 April 2019

    PRIDE Haldimand Norfolk – PRIDE Day
    Saturday, May 25, 2019

    Please include us! We’re small but we have big hearts and we know Love Wins!

    Lisa Renaud / 09 April 2019

    (Ontario) Windsor Pride Fest is celebrating their 27th year with festivities August 7th – August 11th. The Windsor-Essex Pride Parade starts Sunday, August 11th, at 11 a.m.
    Sarnia-Lambton will be hosting their first ever Pride Mini-Festival, ”BEACHSIDE PRIDE”, on Saturday, June 8th, from 1 p.m. – 11 p.m.

    Stacey Love-Jolicoeur / 09 April 2019

    Bay of Quinte / Belleville parade at 11:00 am June 8. Followed by Pride in the Park Celebration with fun, food trucks, lots of activities, and loads vendors. Come on out and celebrate your pride

    Marc / 09 April 2019

    Jasper Pride: April 25 – 28, 2019

    Louis Laganiere / 31 March 2019

    Gais et Lesbiennes Grand Shawinigan
    Facebook :@lgbtshawinigan.
    Café-Rencontre ; 2 Jeudis par Mois
    L’Espace Collectif ,
    Plaza de la Mauricie
    Shawinigan , Qc .

    Louis Laganiere / 31 March 2019

    Félicitation ! Congrulation !
    Merci pour la liste Canadienne !
    Thank-You for Canadian Pride liste

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