Diversity Cornwall Pride Parade & Festival returns August 12th

August 1, 2023
Pride Parade and Festival
Pride Parade and Festival

Diversity Cornwall is proudly hosting a full week of Pride events from August 4th to 13th highlighted by the annual Pride Parade and Festival on Saturday, August 12th.

The parade will begin at the Cornwall Aquatic Centre (100 Water Street East) at 11 am and head north on Sydney Street, west on Fifth Street and south on Pitt Street before wrapping up in Lamoureux Park for the Pride Festival, which runs until 6 pm.

The festival is free to attend and will feature speeches, a flag raising, music by The Socials, drag performances, vendor booths, a BBQ hosted by Seguin Patate, a beer tent hosted by Rurban Brewing and a children’s zone with bouncy castles, face painting, crafts, an exotic animal show and more.

Pride Festival

For additional information on the Diversity Cornwall Pride Parade & Festival, please click here.

Pride Week 2023

The Pride Parade & Festival is just one of many events planned by Diversity Cornwall as part of its 2023 Pride Week.

Residents and visitors are encouraged to visit the Diversity Cornwall website to register for an event or purchase tickets to a show!

Other activities include:

Friday, August 4
Drag Show & Fundraiser
La Maison

Monday, August 7
Watercolour Workshop
The Cozy Corner

Tuesday, August 8
Virtual Drag 101 Workshop

Wednesday, August 9
Drag Story Time
South Stormont Municipal Office

Thursday, August 10
Queers & Beers
Rurban Brewing

Friday, August 11
Off Your Rocker Comedy Show

Sunday, August 13
Pride Brunch & Service
Knights of Columbus Hall & Knox St. Paul’s

Additional information

For updates and additional information on the Pride Week events and the Pride Parade & Festival, make sure to check out the Diversity Cornwall Facebook page or website.

More summer fun

Looking for other great events to enjoy in Cornwall? Make sure to check out our Summer Fun Guide to see the list of other upcoming festivals and events!


Looking for other fun things to do in Cornwall? Check out the Explore section of our website for other fun-filled activities to keep you busy. Better yet, consider extending your stay with a night at one of our great accommodations!