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2023 Pride Festivals And Parades Across Canada

It’s almost that time of year! Here are (some) of the 2023 2SLGBTQI+ parades and celebrations happening this summer from Vancouver to Halifax…

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.

This long list is a work in progress, but check out below for the dates of upcoming Pride festivals and parades that you can enjoy this year across Canada. (Sorry, if we’ve missed anyone. Please check back often as we will be updating this list as more dates across the country are confirmed.)

Happy Pride to all!

NOVA SCOTIA
Halifax Pride (Halifax, NS): July 20 – 30, 2023
Cape Breton (Cape Breton, NS): August 5 – 11, 2023

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
PEI Pride (Charlottetown, Summerside & Victoria, PEI): July 21 – 30, 2023

NEW BRUNSWICK
Saint John Pride (Saint John, NB): August 8 -13, 2023
River of Pride/Rivière de la Fierté (Moncton, NB): August 25 – September 2, 2023

QUEBEC
Fête Arc-en-ciel (Quebec City, QC): August 31 – September 3, 2023
Fierté Montréal (Montréal, QC): August 3 – 13, 2023
Capital Pride/Fierté dans la Capitale (Ottawa-Gatineau, ON/QC): August 19 – 27, 2023

ONTARIO
Capital Pride/Fierté dans la Capitale (Ottawa-Gatineau, ON/QC): August 19 – 27, 2023
Pembroke Pride (Pembroke, ON): June 2 – 4, 2023
Cornwall Pride (Cornwall, ON): August 12, 2023
Kingston Pride (Kingston, ON): June 11 – 18, 2023
Fierté Timmins Pride (Timmins, ON): June 3 – 10, 2023 
Muskoka Pride (Muskoka, ON): July 22 – 30, 2023
Fierté Simcoe Pride (Simcoe County, ON): July 24 – August 6, 2023
Pride Toronto (Toronto, ON): May 25 – June 4, 2023
Pride Hamilton (Hamilton, ON): August 27, 2023
Oxford County Pride (Oxford County, ON): June 1 – June 30, 2023
Tri-Pride (Waterloo Region, ON): June 10, 2023
London Pride (London, ON): July 13 – July 23, 2023
Elliot Lake Pride (Elliot Lake, ON): May 27 – June 4, 2023 
Borderland Pride (Rainy River District, ON / Koochiching County, MN): June 4 – June 16, 2023
Thunder Pride (Thunder Bay, ON): June 1 – June 29, 2023
York Pride (Newmarket, ON): June 16 – 17, 2023

MANITOBA
Winnipeg Pride (Winnipeg): May 26 – June 4, 2023

SASKATCHEWAN
Saskatoon Pride (Saskatoon, SK): June 9 – 18, 2023
Queen City Pride (Regina, SK): June 2 – 11, 2023

ALBERTA
Edmonton Pride (Edmonton, AB): August 18 – 26, 2023
Calgary Pride (Calgary, AB): August 26 – September 4, 2023

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Elk Valley Pride (Fernie, BC): September 20 – September 24, 2023
Kelowna Pride (Kelowna, BC): June 2 – 11, 2023
New West Pride (New Westminster, BC): August 10 – August 19, 2023
Vancouver Pride (Vancouver, BC): August 5 – 6, 2023
Vancouver Dyke March (Vancouver, BC): August 5, 2023

NUNAVUT
Iqaluit Pride Weekend (Iqaluit, NV): Dates to be announced

YUKON
Whitehorse Pride (Whitehorse, YK): August 5 – 13, 2023
Dawson City Pride (Dawson City, YK): July 27 – 30, 2023
Watson Lake Pride (Watson Lake, YK): Dates to be announced


* Know of a 2023 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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