Pride Week Toronto
The event will start on: Friday Jun 22, 2012, 11:00 am
Posted by: dorothysbff
Pride Week Toronto - June 22 to July 1st, 2012Pride Toronto is the not-for-profit organization that hosts Pride Week, an annual event in downtown Toronto, which takes place each year during the last week of June. Pride Week celebrates our diverse sexual and gender identities, histories, cultures, creativities, families, friends and lives. It includes a three-day street festival with over eight stages of live entertainment, an extensive street fair (including community booths, vendors, food stalls), a special Family Pride program, a politically charged Dyke March, a Trans March and the famous Pride Parade.
A ten day long event, Pride Week is one of the premier arts and cultural festivals in Canada and one of the largest Pride celebrations in the world with an estimated attendance of over 1,2 million people. An award winning festival, Pride Week is one of only eight officially designated City of Toronto "Signature Events", is recognized as one of the "Top 50 Festivals in Ontario" by Festivals and Events Ontario, and has been awarded the "Best Festival in Canada" award by the Canadian Special Event Industry two years in a row.
visit http://www.pridetoronto.com/ for a complete list of Pride Week events and venues!