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Calgary’s 27th Annual Pride Festival

Image curtesy of NY Pride Parade 2013

Starting this Friday, August 25, Calgary’s annual pride festival is coming back! Whether you identify as LGBTQ or you are planning to simply support a friend or family member, be sure to don your rainbows and show your love and acceptance.

From August 25 to September 4, ATB Financial Presents Calgary Pride Festival, will be a City wide celebration with events being hosted throughout the municipality. There will be many fun things to do throughout the 11 days of festivities. The full list of events is on their website, check that out to plan your schedule!

But of course to cap things off, we have to finish the festival with none other than the Calgary Pride Parade which will be happening on September 3 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. The full route is posted here. With over 60 000 spectators and 150 entries ranging from community groups, corporations, politicians and churches this family friendly event will be sure captivate and showcase Calgary’s diversity and acceptance.



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