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| 2016 windsor-essex pride fest
This year’s Pride Fest takes place August 3-7, 2016, and it promises to be even more action-packed. Our five days of festivities start with our official flag raising ceremony at Windsor City Hall with local dignitaries and VIP’s, Wednesday night is our Art Show showcasing local artists followed by annual tradition of free family bowling at Rose Bowl Lanes which will be held on Thursday. Friday night, we host a fundraising event featuring live theatrical entertainment. Saturday day, is the Marketplace featuring over 30+ vendors, kid-friendly games, activities and entertainment and the world-class DJs and entertainment take the stage Saturday night to ensure a high energy vibe for all to enjoy. Sunday is the 24th annual Pride Fest Parade, a tradition that brings fun, style and levity to our downtown is always a crowd pleaser as together we work our way to the Riverfront Festival Plaza, where the fun continues with community awards, live entertainment, food/merchant vendors and much more.
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2016 / 8PM

Walkerville Theatre
1564 Wyandotte Street East, Windsor
The Wonderful World of Miss Conception is dubbed a “singing fairy tale show” highlighting a host of story book characters, from Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, and Frozen to Snow White, Little Mermaid, Aladdin, 101 Dalmatians and Mary Poppins.
This All Live singing fairytale show with leave you laughing and singing your favourite cartoon songs and grinning ear to ear. Miss Conception brings your favourite cartoon and storybook characters to life in this hilarious, irrelevant musical show, complete with ten full costume changes will blow you away!


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| marketplace


Riverfront Festival Plaza, Downtown Windsor
The Vendor Marketplace fills Riverfront Festival Plaza with over 30+ vendors in Downtown Windsor with tents full of unique products sold by individual market vendors.  Come down and browse the variety of clothing, food & beverage, accessories, jewelry, natural bath products, home décor, non-profit organizations and much more.  The Windsor-Essex community has a long history of entrepreneurship - come support small business owners and see what “The Marketplace has to offer.
This event will also feature live art classes, musical performances, live fashion show by local Windsor-Essex artists and more. Kids Zone play area features the Home Depot craft area, arts tent, inflatable bouncy castles and other features including face painting, balloon animals and more. The Windsor-Essex community is invited to enjoy in the fun with FREE ADMISSION. 
For more information on this event please CLICK HERE


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Walkerville Theatre
Riverfront Festival Plaza, Downtown Windsor
The Windsor-Essex Pride Fest presents "REVIVAL" that will take place as part of the Windsor-Essex Pride Fest on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 7:00pm until 1:00am at the Riverfront Festival Plaza in Downtown Windsor, Ontario. We are excited to have the entire community come down and enjoy great live entertainment, food and merchant vendors and much more.
Exciting artists performing on stage include DJ BARRY HARRIS (Toronto), DJ JOSH KARMIN (Toronto), special performances by Sofonda Cox and dancers (Toronto) and special surprises. 
Cash bar, food and merchant vendors available. This event is a 19+ event. $5 admission at gate.
For more information on this event please CLICK HERE