12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Ottawa City Hall — Marion Dewar Plaza, 110 Laurier Ave W
A celebrated annual tradition gets the Pride party going for 2017. Join Capital Pride and Mayor Jim Watson at Ottawa City Hall in raising the Rainbow Flag for the official proclamation of Pride Week in the capital. Stick around after the ceremony for a free BBQ hosted by Emergency and Protective Services. Capital Pride is…
Mr./Ms./Mx. Capital Pride Pageant 2017
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Ottawa Marriott Hotel – 100 Kent St.
$15 — Tickets available now. Click here to purchase. Doors 7PM, show 8PM-10PM Join Capital Pride and hosts Eva Darling and Koko Shennel as this year’s contestants compete for the crown and the titles of Mr., Ms. and Mx. Capital Pride. Featuring DJ Ashley Gauthier, Kiki Coe, Karter Banger, Master Cameron Eric Leon and special…
Family Picnic in the Park
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Hintonburg Park – 1064 Wellington St. W
FREE — Tickets available now. Click here to register. Presented in partnership with the University of Ottawa To celebrate LGBTTQ+ families of all kinds, we’re hosting a free BBQ and an afternoon of family-friendly programming like face painting, crafts, games, story time hour and more! More information available soon.
TD Pride Speaker Series
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Council Chambers at City Hall
FREE — Tickets available now. Click here to register. FREE EVENT! Join Capital Pride’s Grand Marshal Candy Palmater for the inaugural edition of the TD Pride Speaker Series. Space is limited so be sure book your spot! Accessibility City Hall is fully accessible. More information can be found here.
Human Rights Vigil
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Human Rights Monument on Elgin Street
The Canadian Tribute to Human Rights (Elgin St at Lisgar St) FREE EVENT As far as we’ve come, there’s still much work to be done. The always-poignant Human Rights Vigil reflects upon the ongoing struggle for true equality that too many members of the global LGBTTQ+ community face daily. More information available soon.
8:00 PM – 12:00 AM
The Canadian Museum of Nature, Rotunda – 240 McLeod St
$20 — Tickets available now. Click here to purchase. The Pride Social is back and on the move to the Museum of Nature. Gather your friends and join us in indulging your senses with great music, appetizers, and dancing in the museum’s spectacular rotunda and starlit outdoor plaza. Beats and interactive lights and visuals will be…
Capital Pride Rainbow Party
11:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Barrymore's – 323 Bank St.
Tickets here. $$ Sashay presents the official Ottawa Capital Pride Rainbow Party – feat. internationally renowned Toronto DJ/ Producer CAJJMERE WRAY, DJ Zabber (aka Isabelle) & drag performances by Markida Brown, Jasmine Dymond, Kiki Coe, Koko Shennel, and a special drag king guest. More information available soon.
1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Bank Street, Downtown Ottawa
This year’s most colourful and high-profile annual event promises to be even bigger, better and more inclusive than ever! More than a hundred businesses, service organizations and allied community groups will set out from Gladstone and Bank and march through this village, showing just how colourful they can be! Line the streets and show your…
1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Bank Street, Downtown Ottawa
After the Parade is over, walk the streets, enjoy the sun, or grab a drink at any number of bars and restaurants along Bank Street. Learn how to get involved by talking to any one of the many community organizations, sports and leisure leagues, and festival sponsors lining the street!