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    Together with York Pride, Upper Canada and Hillcrest Mall will be celebrating the region’s 2SLGBTQ+ community through a series of interactive and family-friendly events in June.

    The goal of these events is to highlight positivity and community while recognizing York Region’s diversity and 2SLGBTQ+ population through family-centric activities and celebrations. Event celebrations include face painting, button making, and fun interactive photo opportunities!

    Upper Canada’s Celebration | June 8-9
    Hillcrest’s Celebration | June 22

     

    Pride 2024 Celebration

    Inviting all friends and family! Join us in Centre Court for a variety of interactive family-friendly fun activities including friendship bracelets, a unique and colourful gumball activation, community support resources and more.

    DateSaturday, June 22, 2024
    Time: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
    Location: Centre Court

    Plus, visit Upper Canada’s Pride celebration from June 8-9 in Market Court for more family-friendly fun activities.

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    Oxford is committed to developing an inclusive and respectful culture – at our workplace and buildings we manage. And we are proud of the actions we are taking to bring this commitment to life.

    York Pride is one of the biggest regional prides in Ontario. They continue to celebrate the power and beauty of diversity in one of Canada’s most vibrant and growing regions. Their mission is to organize 2SLGBTQ+ Pride initiatives through arts & culture to promote equity / inclusivity, reduce homophobia, improve health / wellbeing, create safe social opportunities, engendering self-esteem & community engagement, within York Region.

    Please see below for all Pride events in June!

    Couple sitting on the beach with Pride flag wrapped around them

    York Pride

    Events

    Opening Ceremonies – Sparkling Night

    Date: Friday, June 14, 2024
    Time: 6pm
    Location:200 Doug Duncan Drive, Newmarket

    York Pride is moving to a two-day festival in Newmarket!

    It’s all lights & love that’ll brighten up the night sky. Immerse yourself in elevated performances that will keep you energized for the entire weekend. Starting Friday, June 14th, celebrate with a mash-up of young emerging artists + your go-to favourite artists. You can expect wild & expressive dance, stunning solos + duos, bands, and of course mega amounts of drag. 

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    York Pride Parade

    Date: Saturday, June 15, 2024
    Time: 3pm
    Location: Main Street Newmarket
    *The parade will start at Queen St & Main St and travel south down Main St to Water St.

    Pride Parade returns to Main Street in celebration of 10+ years of the York Pride Parade and 20+ years of Pride events in York Region. This dazzling display of 2SLGBTQ+ brilliance showcases the beauty and strength in pride and self-expression, as we continue to show what community truly looks like.

    Our small-town Pride vibe returns to the heritage downtown core this summer. All eyes will be on our 2000 marchers as over 50-70 floats and groups take over Main Street. Expect all your Parade favourites, from the famous rumble of fancy cars to the quintessential community groups, and the many wonders of our 2SLGBTQ+ communities.

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    Pride on Riverwalk

    Date: Saturday, June 15, 2024
    Time: 12pm-midnight
    Location: Riverwalk Commons, Newmarket

    Immerse yourself in the electrifying atmosphere of continuous high-energy performances featuring Ontario’s favourite queer and allied artists. But that’s just the beginning!

    Explore our carefully curated street market, where you’ll discover a treasure trove of unique finds. From glitter bars to makeup marvels, artisan candles, and more – you’ll have a hard time leaving with just one item. And when it’s time for a sweet treat, indulge in a scoop of delicious ice cream!

    But wait, there’s more! Be sure to catch the York Pride Parade beginning at 3PM on Main Street – it’s a spectacle not to be missed.

    With over 25 community fair booths and a variety of interactive zones and games, there’s never a dull moment. And don’t forget to wander down Main Street to admire the pride window displays and explore affiliated events happening at multiple venues.

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    Resources

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