Edmonton Pride Parade & Pride in the Park June 4
Thursday May 26 , 2016
The Edmonton Pride Parade and Festival is back in Old Strathcona on Saturday, June 4. The event includes the parade at 11am along Whyte Avenue and Calgary Trail, plus Pride in the Park at End of Steel Park from 11am - 6pm.
Pride Parade: 11am Free to attend. All ages! Arrive early.
The annual Pride Parade is an event not to be missed! Pull out your most colourful attire from your closet and show your Pride!
We encourage guests to take transit where possible. The highlevel street car will also be operating and there is a place for you to park your bike. If you must drive please be respectful of our neighbors and park in one 20 nearby lots. http://www.oldstrathcona.ca/map/ Check out the route here: www.edmontonpride.ca/parade.html
Pride in the Park 11am - 6pm All ages. No charge* *We recognize the importance of keeping this event accessible to all who attend. While there is no fee to come to our event we greatly appreciate any and all donations! Donation stations will be located on the festival site.
This event immediately follows the parade. We have food trucks, live entertainment on the TD Main Stage, children/youth activities, as well as tremendous resources for the entire LGBTQ+ community. Pride in the Park is a great place to meet new friends and celebrate diversity.
Road Closure Information:
10am-1pm: Both directions Whyte Avenue closed from 109 Street-103 Street. For commuters needing to cross Whyte Avenue, they can access Northbound on 103 Street, North and South on 109 Street, as well as 102, 101, 100 and 99 Streets. Calgary Trail from Saskatchewan Drive to Whyte Avenue will also be closed.
7am-11am: Bus pick up on 109 Street between 76 Avenue to 81 Avenue will be moved North of Whyte Avenue.
10am-1pm: ETS will be diverted off of Whyte Avenue due to the street closure.
For more information, please visit:
City of Edmonton road closures: http://www.edmonton.ca/transportation/traffic-reports.aspx
ETS detour information: http://etstripplanner.edmonton.ca/DetoursAndClosures.aspx
Edmonton Pride Festival FAQs on community interruption: http://www.edmontonpride.ca/faqs.html
While we appreciate the opportunity to showcase our community to Edmonton guests, there are some day-of changes to accessibility and transit that we need to make you aware of. We can appreciate that this may not be the most convenient; please know that it is only for a few hours. We invite you to come and join the festivities and experience this parade in person!
To accommodate the parade and to keep spectators safe, there will be some road closures and ETS detours for part of the day, as there was last year. We will be asking guests to respect the no parking zones and we ask that you do the same in preparation for the event. Vehicles parked in no parking zones on June 4 will be towed (and none of us want that to happen!).
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