The following is a list of LGBT events in Canada. This mainly encompasses gay pride parades but can also include some sporting events and film festivals. LGBT events are organised to promote tolerance or to campaign for equal rights between all sexual orientations. The most common symbol used at such events is the six-color rainbow flag.

Pride event Location Website Occurs in Started in
AIDS Walk for Life National Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life 14–21 September 2008 1996 (Vancouver 1986)
Black & Blue Festival Montreal, Quebec October
Canadian Rockies International Rodeo Calgary, Canada June
Capital Pride Ottawa, Canada Capital Pride
Calgary Pride Calgary, Alberta
Montreal, Quebec Divers/Cité 1st week/end of August
Edmonton Pride Edmonton, Alberta Pride Edmonton
Fet Fair North Toronto, Ontario FFN
Friends For Life Bike Rally Toronto to Montreal 26–31 July 2009
Hot & Dry Weekend Montreal, Quebec May
image+nation Montreal, Quebec November
Inside Out Film and Video Festival Toronto, Ontario
Leather Ball & Church Street Fetish Fair Toronto, Ontario August
London Lesbian Film Festival London, Ontario [1]
Mr. Leather Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario November
Mr. Leatherman Toronto Toronto, Ontario November
Mr. Vancouver Leather Vancouver, British Columbia Vancouver Leather November
Pride Week Toronto, Ontario June 1981 (see 1981 Toronto bathhouse raids)
Pride London Festival London, Ontario
PrideToberfest Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario October 6
Reel Pride Winnipeg, Manitoba October 1987
Resurrection Toronto, Ontario April
Saskatoon Pride Saskatoon, Saskatchewan June 9–17
Sudbury Pride Greater Sudbury, Ontario July/August 1997
Twist Week End Montreal, Quebec July
Vancouver Pride Festival Vancouver, British Columbia July
Vancouver Queer Film & Video Festival Vancouver, British Columbia Vancouver Queer Film & Video Festival August
Victoria Pride Festival Victoria, British Columbia Victoria Pride Society 26 June - 6 July 2008 1994[1]
Windsor Pride Windsor, Ontario
Winnipeg Pride Winnipeg, Manitoba June 1987


  1. 12th annual Victoria Pride Day Parade & Festival - 2006

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