Many events and activities scheduled. See www.capitalpride.ca/events for details.
2012 marks the 27th annual Capital Pride Festival.Come out and be a part of the National Capital Region’s most colourful festival!
As Canada’s fourth-largest Pride festival, our focus is on fostering leadership and diversity in the LGBT community and creating a positive space where everyone can live their pride!
• With over 50,000 spectators and 1,800 participants, the annual Capital Pride Parade showcases the diversity of our community with various groups and organizations marching in support the LGBT movement.
• The Capital Pride Stage features local and out-of-town LGBT performers, including solo artists, bands, drag performers and DJs.
• The Vendor and Info Fair is where community groups and businesses share their messages, products and services with festivalgoers. In 2011, there were over 10,000 participants.
• The Capital Pride Youth Committee creates safe spaces for LGBT youth by hosting youth-oriented events and discussions on issues affecting the LGBT youth in our community.
• The Capital Pride Community Partners Program is building bridges in our community. The 2011 festival ran over 45 diverse and colourful events through partnerships with local LGBT community groups and charities.