Posted : June 17, 2015
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Will you be in the York or Durham Regions this Pride season? If so, we have the ultimate activity guide for all the Pride activities happening near you!
The York region, home to one of the largest regional Pride Week Festivals in Canada, kicks off their celebration on June 13, 2015. If you’re in or around the York region during Pride Week make sure to drop by one of the following events to experience everything pride has to offer!
Raising the Flag
Watch the official flag raising ceremony at the Town of Richmond Hill Civic Centre on June 13, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
March to the beat of your own drum! Take part in the Pride Parade on June 20, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. starting on Yonge St. in Richmond Hill.
Pride in the Park
On June 20, 2015 Town Park Vern Dynes Way, Richmond Hill, will be hosting Pride in the Park from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This community affair presented by York Pride Fest will bring together individuals from the LGBTQ community and beyond. Highlighting the local arts and culture scene, this community fair will showcase an array of performances to keep you entertained all day long.
Want to stay informed about all the latest Pride activities happening near you? Be sure to check http://www.yorkpridefest.com regularly for more details about events within the York region.
Pride Durham wants you to, Keep calm and Pride on! Here is a list of family-friendly Pride activities happening near you in the Durham Region.
Visit Club 717 in Oshawa on June 5, 2015 to celebrate the formal kick off of Durham Regions Pride weekend.
Dnipro Hall in Oshawa has a little bit of fun for everyone. Come out and enjoy a jam-packed day full of events from a dance competition to BBQ festivities on June 6, 2015.
Dinner and a Dance
Get your dancing shoes on! To find out how you can attend the dinner, dance and show on June 6, 2015 check out Durham Pride’s Facebook page for admission information.
Don’t miss the annual Pride Parade and concert, taking place on June 7, 2015 at Memorial Park in Oshawa.
Whether you just want to see local arts and culture, join in the many Pride Parade’s, or watch the community come together, the York and Durham Regions have something for you. Pride is celebrated around the world, by millions each year. Take part in this year’s festivities by joining in the Pride activities happening near you.
What are your favourite Pride activities? Share your stories with us!