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 Festival

August 8-12, 2018

Every August, Windsor-Essex Pride Fest hosts a massive outdoor festival called PrideFest that features entertainment, activities, vendors, speakers and more. Last year, PrideFest was attended by an estimated 5,000 people, making it one of the largest 5-day events in our region. And, we are hard at work to ensure that the festival is bigger and better every year.

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A peer facilitated social support group run by WE Trans Support for partners, friends, families, and allies of the Trans community. The focus of this group is to support each other as we support those in our lives that are in transition. This group currently meets twice a month on alternating Sundays

Event Information

Event Date Sunday, April 22, 2018 1:00 pm
Event End Date Sunday, April 22, 2018 3:30 pm
Registration Start Date Thursday, March 5, 1970
Individual Price Free
Location
Windsor-Essex Pride Fest
536 Pelissier St, Windsor, ON N9A 4L1, Canada
Windsor-Essex Pride Fest

Community News

  • LGBTQ youth offered new program in Amherstburg

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    29 June 2018
    Windsor-Essex Pride Fest and The House Youth Centre have joined forces to launch the first QConnect initiative in Essex County, offering programing and activities for young people who identify as part of the LGBTQ community....
  • LGBTQ CONNECT PROGRAM FOR YOUTH OPENS IN AMHERSTBURG

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    29 June 2018
    Windsor-Essex Pride Fest and Amherstburg's The House Youth Centre officially launched the LGBTQ Connect Program for Youth. (Friday) AM800 The Centre on Brock St. just a few blocks from Richmond St. in the City's core — will h...
  • WEPride Rides a rolling social event for LGBTQ+ in Windsor and Essex County

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    05 June 2018
    THE WINDSOR STAR 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 Walkerv...

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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]

536 Pelissier Street
Windsor, Ontario, N9A 4L1

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