Fifteen And Fabulous! PEI Celebrates 15 Years of Pride

Posted by Wayves Volunteer 15/06/2013


The Ageweit Rainbow Collective of PEI (ARCPEI) is gearing up for a week full of spirit and color as Prince Edward Island hosts its 15th annual Pride Week from July 7th- 13th, 2013! Events are planned throughout the week to showcase individuality, togetherness, equality, and of course pride.

The Schedule for the week is currently as follows:

Sunday, July 7: Church service to be held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church - With regularly scheduled morning service

Monday, July 8, 12 Noon: Flag Raising Ceremonies occurring at Charlottetown City Hall, UPEI, Stratford Town Hall, Cornwall Town Hall, and Summerside City Hall.

Tuesday, July 9: Outdoor events (TBA - weather permitting).

Wednesday, July 10, 7 PM: Coffee House at Beanz Espresso Bar (38 University Avenue, Charlottetown). Enjoy music, spoken word, and other local entertainment. 

Thursday, July 11: Outdoor events (TBA - weather permitting).

Friday, July 12, 10 PM: Pride Masquerade Gala, Confederation Centre of the Arts. Guest DJ Jules Bangsworth (from Halifax’s 25th anniversary Pride) will be spinning to keep you moving all night long!

Saturday, July 13: 2/3 PM: 2013 Pride Parade and BBQ Social and Variety Show. Parade will marshal at 2 PM. with a 3 PM official start time. You can see route can be found on the Pride PEI website. Immediately following the parade will be a BBQ Social and Variety Show in the Confederation Landing (on the Charlottetown Waterfront) with food, activities, entertainment, political guest speakers, and giveaways!

ARCPEI and Pride PEI welcome everyone to join us in all events as we celebrate Prince Edward Island’s diversity and spirit! An up-to-date schedule of events can be found at Pride PEI's website. Please e-mail us at with any questions or comments.

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