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Windsor-Essex Pride Festival 2021

In accordance with the Province of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen indoor  and outdoor events must operate at a reduce capacity, and guests must be socially distanced. Please contact the event organizer directly for accurate hours and event status.

As of Sept. 22, 2021 proof of full vaccination is required for any indoor event experiences.

Friday, September 10 to Sunday, September 12

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Windsor-Essex Pride Fest aims to promote equality and diversity through all of its events. They use theatre, music, art, entertainment and educational elements to raise awareness of discrimination and the issues and difficulties affecting the lives of LGBTQ2S+ people around the world.

The festival is an explosion of Pride in the heart of Windsor at Lanspeary Park on Ottawa Street, attracting more than 7,000 people in a celebration of diversity. hjighlights of the schedule include

Pride Fest Flag Raising
Wednesday Sept 8 at Charles Park Square. 1pm
In celebration of 2021 Windsor-Essex Pride Fest, you are invited to join the annual tradition that kicks off the festival each year. This symbolic ceremony brings to light why our annual festival of diversity is so important to the LGBTQ2S+ community. Free admission.

Open Mic With Pride
Thurs Sept 9 at Phog Lounge, University Ave, Windsor
A night of fun, creativity and self-expression. Participation is welcome to anyone in the community wanting to perform for a live audience. It could be music, poetry and more. MD’s by Mel Lucier and featuring Tony Coates, Disco Jesus and Mark Calcott taking requests on the piano. To be a performer, email us openmic@wepridefest.com. Free admission

Loud and Proud
Fri Sept 10 at Rockstar Music Hall, Central Ave, Windsor.
MC’d by Windsor’s own Mel Lucier, come out and enjoy a night of music and entertainment featuring Disco Jesus , CC Electra, Lua, Rhyan Stone and Hawaii Goodvibes.
Tickets are $6.00 per person and must be purchased online in advance. You must purchase a table of 4 people to secure seating. Total $24.00 plus Eventbrite fees

Unplugged
Fri Sept 10 at Lanspeary Park, Ottawa St., Windsor. Showtimes 6pm & 9:15pm
Come down and check out some exciting live entertainment that will be performing on stage include Carly Thomas, Tony Coates, Strange Cats, John David, Kyle Jay, Amanda Villa and Hawaii Goodvibes.
The event is free however tickets are required.

Pridefest Marketplace
Sat Sept 11 & Sun Sept 12 at Lanspeary Park, Ottawa St., Windsor. Opens at 11am
The marketplace will feature merchant booths of unique products, food and beverage sold by individual vendors, various local entertainment throughout the day.

Out
Sat Sept 11 at Rockstar Music Hall, Central Ave, Windsor. 10pm – 2am
MC’d by Windsor’s own Mel Lucier, come out and enjoy a night of music and entertainment featuring Van Goth, Elixia, Roxy Rhymes, Hawaii Goodvibes, Mandal Bougie, ViVi The Vamp and Disco Jesus.
Tickets are $6.00 per person and must be purchased online in advance. This is a fixed seating event to adhere to provincial health guidelines. You must purchase a table of 4 people to secure seating. Total $26.48

Queens of Pride
Sat Sept 11 at Lanspeary Park, Ottawa St., Windsor
Showtimes 6pm or 9:15pm
Hosted by AM800’s Dan MacDonald. A fantastic ensemble featuring Ru Paul’s Drag Race Canada’s Juice Boxx and Detroit’s Drag Royalty SABIN. Also featuring Koko Starr, Bettie Rebel, Nicki Nastasia, Benz Menova, Hawaii Goodvibes and Amanda Villa.
Arena activities are separate from the general Lanspeary Park activities and they require advance reservations to maintain a limited capacity. This event is ALL AGES event but one person at each table is required to be 19+ and must provide identify the full name. Ticket price $72.00 plus eventbrite fee (table of 6 people – $12 per person)

Pride Day
Sun Sept 12 at Lanspeary Park Arena. 12pm – 5:30pm
Enjoy an array of exciting artists performing on stage.
The event is free however tickets are required.

Click here for the schedule of events and ticket details

Venue: Lanspeary Park

1250 Langlois Ave.
Windsor, ON Canada

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