Pride parade

July 14, 2018

Join us on Saturday, July 14th for the annual Cornwall Pride Parade as we celebrate our diversity and our pride! 

Registration opens at 10:30 AM. Parade begins at 11:00 AM. 


Individuals are welcome to march in the parade and do not have to be part of a registered group.  Spectators are also encouraged to welcome the parade participants! 

We encourage people who are registered as a group to carry a banner or wear distinctive clothing that identifies them. We ask all participating groups to register by June in order to assist our planning process.

Diversity Cornwall has the right to refuse any application, without liability, that does not support the Pride mission, vision, and values or for other fair and valid reasons.

Parade Route

July 14, 2018

This year’s Cornwall Pride Parade begins on the north side of CCVS. The parade will continue straight down Fifth Street, then turn left down Pitt Street and continue until Lamoureux Park where the Pride festivities will begin! 

Parking is available at CCVS and along Fifth Street. 

Volunteers will be on site to help you register for the parade at 10:30 AM. The parade Marshall will decide the parade order and we will begin marching at 11:00 AM. 

Floats and vehicles are to continue down Water Street and park at the Civic Complex or behind the band shell after the parade. 

pride festival

July 14, 2018

After the parade, join us at Lamoureux Park for an afternoon of family-friendly fun. 

From 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM you can enjoy music and live entertainment including an open mic and a drag show staring Misty Mac and Lulu Belle. 

Bring your bathing suit and stay cool at the splash pad!

Also, be sure to check out the vendor marketplace showcasing local products and services. 

Other activities include:

  • Face painting 
  • Arts & crafts
  • A BBQ

Bathrooms are available at the splash pad and at the Civic Complex. 

pride gala

July 14, 2018

The festival might be over, but the party's just getting started!

Head on over to the Hangover Bar for an unforgettable performance by Canada's Capital Kings and the Starlight Divas & Friends. 

Doors open at 7:00 PM. 

Show is from 8:00 PM  to 11:00 PM. 

Stay after the show for a Red Light Green Light dance. 

Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door.

The Hangover Bar is located at 113 1/2 Pitt Street. 

This is a 19+ event.  

5K Pride run / walk & Yoga in the park

July 15, 2018

Lace up for a morning of fitness in Lamoureux Park! Participate in the 5K Pride Run/Walk or an outdoor yoga class. Registration opens at 9:30AM and both activities begin at 10:00AM. 

It costs $20 to participate in the event and includes water bottles as well as a continental breakfast. 

This event is pet and child-friendly.