We're More Than Just a Festival

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest (WEPF) is an incorporated not-for-profit organization in the Province of Ontario. Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, WEPF brings together members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Queer, Questioning and Two Spirit (LGBTIQ2S) community, their friends, allies and supporters in celebration of the unique spirit and culture of our community by providing advocacy and producing inclusive and safe events, initiatives and social programs. WEPF strengthens the sense of community and contribute to the vibrancy, health and overall well-being of LGBTIQ2S individuals in Windsor-Essex.

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest’s goal is to empower LGBTIQ2S individuals through it’s social and recreation programs and facilitate opportunities for connection and belonging to reduce social isolation. This is done through age-specific activities, peer-facilitated groups, workshops and special events/initiatives.

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Community Resources Directory

Our Community Resources Directory is provided as part of the Windsor-Essex Pride Fest’s mandate to contributes to the vibrancy, health and overall well-being of persons in the LGBTTIQ of Windsor-Essex and surrounding communities. This directory serves as a guide to community groups & associations, recreation & leisure pursuits, as well as social services and helping agencies in and around the region of Windsor-Essex. 

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Windsor-Essex Pride Fest

August 3-7, 2022

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Upcoming events

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 4:00 pm -5:30 pm
Online Event
Free
QConnect Youth Drop In (Ages 12-16)
Qlink Windsor-Essex invites you to join us for the online QConnect LGBTQ2S+ Youth Drop In. This peer facilitated online program is for individuals 12-16 years of age and offers a positive space for LGBTQ2S+ youth and their allies in an online format. This group offers a space to hang out, meet new people and make connections while fostering inclusion, community belonging, positive relationships and respect for all LGTBQ2S+ people.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 6:30 pm -8:00 pm
Online Event
Free
QConnect Youth Drop In (Ages 17-29)
Qlink Windsor-Essex invites you to join us for the online QConnect LGBTQ2S+ Youth Drop In. This peer facilitated online program is for individuals 17-29 years of age and offers a positive space for LGBTQ2S+ youth and their allies in an online format. This group offers a space to hang out, meet new people and make connections while fostering inclusion, community belonging, positive relationships and respect for all LGTBQ2S+ people.

Community News

  • WINDSOR-ESSEX PRIDE FEST RECEIVES FUNDING BOOST TO UPGRADE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

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    18 March 2022
    Originally Published on iheartradio.com Windsor Essex Pride Fest welcomed members of the public to its office on Ottawa Street Thursday to mark the Ontario Trillium Foundation's $80,1000 in funding from the Resilient...
  • Ontario Trillium Fund supports Windsor Pride Fest

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    18 March 2022
    Originally published by Blackburn News The Ontario Trillium Foundation granted Windsor Essex Pride Fest over $80,000 to improve programs and services. The funding will allow the organization to update technology, and...
  • Pride Fest receives $80K in funding for programs and services

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    17 March 2022
    Originally published in The Windsor StarThe arrival of an $80,100 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Resilient Communities Fund could not have come at a better time, says the president of Windsor-Essex Pride Fest. “It...

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We are a powerful statement of our region's commitment to equality and diversity as well as to strengthen the sense of community and contribute to the vibrancy, health and overall well-being of LGBTIQ2S people in Windsor-Essex. Your help ensures that this continues to be a number one priority for our community and your organization.

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest is a non-profit organization that depends on the annual support of sponsors and donors to provide the services and programming to the LGBTTIQ+ community of Windsor-Essex.

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Windsor Essex Pride Fest

Phone: (226) 348-3378
General Inquiries: [email protected]

2109 Ottawa Street, Unit 216
Windsor, Ontario, N8Y 1R8

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