The Festival Operations Committee is responsible for planning and executing the annual Ottawa Capital Pride festival each August. In 2015, over 114,000 people attended the week-long celebration, the largest turnout in the festival’s history.

We’re proud to welcome Christian Garceau as our 2018 Ottawa Capital Pride Festival Director. With 16 years experience in executive and VIP service, Christian’s career has brought him from ultimate-luxury retailer Holt Renfrew to launching a VIP service at Shopify, the world’s leading commerce platform. Christian has worked with luminary personalities in fashion, television, music, arts, and science throughout North America. His event planning experiences include hosting professional seminars, private events, educational seminars and AGMs for national non-profits.

You can reach Christian at