Donate to the Windsor-Essex Pride Fest!





Windsor-Essex is a unique and special one that has all the amenities you could ask for and is also the most socially progressive. This is apparent in our local businesses, friendly and welcoming people and our vibrant LGBTTQ community.

The Come OUT & Play Guide has been at the forefront of the Windsor-Essex LGBT scene for the past 2 years. By maintaining our strong community presence, the Come OUT & Play Guide has become the premier choice for businesses and organizations looking to reach not only the Windsor-Essex LGBT consumers but LGBT travelers from Michigan, Ohio and across Ontario.
Now in its 3rd year, we invite you to be a part of the Come Out & Play Guide, our area’s hottest and best publication to reach savvy LGBTTQ residents and travelers. The guide is an important resource for the Windsor-Essex region, from shopping to community organizations, from nightlife to health & wellness, from counselling to spas, from arts/theatre to restaurants, the Come OUT & Play Guide has it all!


| AUGUST 7-9, 2015

Since its humble beginning as a small march of about 100 people on Wyandotte Street back in 1992, the Windsor-Essex Pride Fest has become one of our community’s most anticipated cultural attractions. Now 23 years later, and over 5,000 visitors annually, The Windsor-Essex Pride Fest continues to promote equality and diversity through a range of fun-filled events created for all to enjoy.

A registered non-profit corporation Windsor-Essex Pride Fest is unique to our region in that we organize and develop Pride Fest an annual cultural festival, in addition to hosting comedy events “FRUITPUNCH” and “JUICEBOX”, the Spritz Boat Cruise, wine tours as well as ongoing work to enhance the LGBT travel and tourism industry. All of our events are designed to appeal everyone, which sets us apart from every other Pride organization.

This year’s Pride Fest takes place August 7-9, 2015, and it promises to be even more action-packed with live entertainment, food and merchant vendors and much more.