WEPride Rides a rolling social event for LGBTQ+ in Windsor and Essex County

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Cyclists gather at the base of the Great Canadian Flag every Wednesday from May 16 to Sept. 26 and hit the road about 6:30 p.m. for a 10-15 km slow roll along the river and through neighbourhoods like Walkerville or Sandwich.

Participants in the Wednesday night WEPride Ride prepare to head out for a cruise on May 23, 2018. Left to right are Janice Brown, Jennifer Escott, Justin Lafontaine, Lori Newton and Mike Cardinal.

Pride Fest holds community consultation in Amherstburg

Karen Kahelin (right) listens to Pride Fest Windsor-Essex president David Lenz speak at Amherstburg Community Services.Windsor-Essex Pride Fest is putting new emphasis on the county.

Amherstburg Community Services (ACS) held a consultation with the Windsor-based organization last Wednesday to help...

Pride Fest hosts community engagement to strengthen Essex LGBT

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest hosted its first Essex County-based Community Engagement Session, at the Essex United Church on Tuesday, January 23. The session was held to engage members of the LGBT community and their allies on their thoughts and ideas on...


The Windsor-Essex Pride Fest is reaching out to residents in Essex County.

It is holding community engagement sessions in different county municipalities to try and engage the gay-lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender community in the county.

Given the lack of regional transportation,...

Pride Parade brings out colours, camaraderie and a united front



All manner of rainbow-coloured participants walked, rolled and cheered down Ouellette Avenue Sunday morning, on route to the Riverfront Festival Plaza, for the annual Windsor-Essex Pride Fest Parade.

The Windsor-Essex Pride Fest Parade made its way down...

Windsor Pride Fest expanding programming for LGBTQ

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Full-time coordinator and social workers hired to run new programs

Downtown Windsor was filled with people in colourful outfits for the annual Windsor Pride Fest parade on Sunday. (Derek Spalding/CBC) Windsor's LGBTQ community received new funding aimed at improving...

Windsor Pride Fest Receives Cash Boost


The LGBT+ community in Windsor-Essex received a big boost of cash for community outreach programs over the weekend.

Windsor Pride Fest has been awarded a Ontario Trillium Grant of nearly $460,000.

That money will be given to the organization...

Pride parade floats through downtown Windsor

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Windsor residents lined Ouellette Avenue to watch Windsor's annual Pride Parade. (Meg Roberts/ CBC News)

Ouellette Avenue shone with the colours of the rainbow as thousands of people took to the streets to celebrate Windsor's annual Pride parade.


Windsor-Essex Pride Fest will be five days of celebration

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LGBT Festival has been growing every year

Windsor Pride Fest kicked off five days of celebration and fun-filled events Wednesday morning with a flag raising ceremony at city hall.

The annual festival has been growing every year, and is...

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest Marks 25 Years

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Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens prepares to raise the rainbow flag at City Hall with David Lenz of Windsor PrideFest on August 9, 2017. Photo by Mark Brown/Blackburn News.

A celebration of diversity marks a milestone.

Windsor-Essex PrideFest kicked...

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest kicks off 25th year with rainbow flag raising

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Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens and Windsor-Essex Pride Fest president David Lenz are shown with the rainbow flag before raising it up a pole at City Hall to kick off the festival Aug. 9, 2017. - Tom Morrison

The Windsor-Essex...

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Windsor Essex Pride Fest

Phone: (226) 348-3378
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2109 Ottawa Street, Unit 216
Windsor, Ontario, N8Y 1R8

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