We're more than just a festival
Windsor-Essex Pride Fest (WEPF) is a registered not-for-profit organization in the Province of Ontario. Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. WEPF brings together members of the Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (2SLGBTQIA+) community, their friends, allies, and supporters in celebration of the unique spirit and culture of our community. We do this by providing advocacy and producing inclusive and safe events, initiatives, and social programs. Windsor-Essex Pride Fest will strengthen the sense of community and contribute to the vibrancy, health, and overall well-being of 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals in Windsor-Essex.
Windsor-Essex Pride Fest’s goal is to empower 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals in Windsor-Essex through our social programs, activities, special events peer-facilitated groups, and workshops. All of this is to facilitate opportunities for connection and belonging to reduce social isolation.
COMMUNITY RESOURCES DIRECTORY
Our Community Resources Directory is provided as part of the Windsor-Essex Pride Fest’s mandate to contribute to the vibrancy, health, and overall well-being of persons in the Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (2SLGBTQIA+) community in Windsor-Essex and surrounding communities. This directory serves as a guide to community groups & associations, recreation & leisure pursuits, as well as social services and health agencies in and around the region of Windsor-Essex.
Windsor-Essex Pride Fest
AUGUST 2-10, 2023
AUGUST 11-13, 2023
LANSPEARY PARK, WINDSOR
Windsor-Essex Pride Fest has been doing newsworthy things for years. We don’t plan on stopping now. Check here for all the latest news and releases in one place.
For Nicole Clark, seeing the swell of support from the local community during the 2023 edition of the Windsor-Essex Pride parade was greatly appreciated.
The Windsor-Essex Pride Fest continues this weekend, and many local businesses are feeling the excitement.
Events will be taking place between August 11 and August 13,
Come Out and Play
The Come OUT & Play Guide has been at the forefront of the Windsor-Essex Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex and Asexual (2SLGBTQIA+) scene for over 10 years. The guide is an important resource for the Windsor-Essex region, from shopping to service organizations, from nightlife to health & wellness, from counselling to spas, from arts/theatre to restaurants, this guide has it all!.
Businesses and organizations listed in this directory have been recommended by those in our 2SLGBTQIA+ community in Windsor-Essex and/or supported the Windsor-Essex Pride Fest programs.
Windsor-Essex Pride Fest and its social programs and initiatives are funded through contributions made through advertising, sponsorship, event admissions, grants and donations from the public. It also receives a significant amount of ‘in-kind’ support from media partners, corporations, fundraisers and volunteers. Windsor-Essex Pride Fest does not receive any ongoing government funding so your support is greatly needed and appreciated! Windsor-Essex Pride Fest exists to strengthen the sense of community and contribute to the vibrancy, health and overall well-being of 2SLGBTQIA+ people in Windsor-Essex.
We would thank acknowledge the following sponsors and donors for their contributions and support of our organization programs, events and activities.