Pride Winnipeg goers can look forward to a longer and less crowded festival this year. The organization is making changes to help alleviate overcrowding and long lineups. “The festival at this point is packed — it’s to the brim,” said Pride Winnipeg president Jonathan Niemczak. The festival at the Forks will now be May 31 and June 1 instead of just the Sunday. “We don’t expect as high of a number of folks coming out to the Saturday festival, so that will allow people who maybe don’t enjoy crowds to still enjoy the festival in a less-crowded atmosphere.”
Rally at the Legislature Come loud and proud to the rally at the Manitoba Legislature at 11:00 a.m. for music. At 11:20, special guests will talk about GLBTQ* issues.
Pride parade March through downtown Winnipeg starting at 12 p.m. on June 1 at the Manitoba Legislature. You can expect lots of music, rainbow colours and an array of floats.
Festival at the Forks Show off your pride at the two-day Pride Winnipeg Forks Festival on May 31 and June 1 from 12 to 6 p.m. There will be live entertainment, GLBTQ*- friendly businesses and lots of love from the community!
Pride’s official dance party Dance the rest of the night away on June 1 at Pride’s dance party for $30. Go for drinks at The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre beforehand and the party for $60.
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