This year marks the first ever month long Pride celebration in Toronto.
The festivities kick off on June 1st with the raising of the Pride Flag in Queens Park and conclude with the legendary Pride Parade on July 3rd.
Located in the heart of the vibrant Church-Wellesley Village, 66 Isabella is the perfect place to live during Pride month. Our neighbourhood will be colourful and exciting during the month of June and full of enthusiasm for this remarkable celebration.
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This year's theme strives to include everyone from around the world and encourage them to celebrate together. The city of Toronto is the home of the largest pride celebration in North America and this year they are breaking records. Sixty events will be held throughout the month of June with key celebrities including Margaret Atwood, George Takei, Joe Jonas, and Randy Harrison, who will be in attendance to help inspire the world to celebrate diversity.
Belonging and Inclusion
With a focus on belonging and inclusion, businesses and parks around the city have stepped up to show their pride. Centreville Theme Park is hosting the first ever Family Pride Day on Centre Island on June 5th, Canada's Wonderland will celebrate with the 8th annual Gay Day on June 18th, and Ripley's Aquarium is hosting A Night at the AQUEERium June 26th-27th.
A Parade First
On Sunday July 3rd at 2pm the Pride Parade will kick off at Bloor Street East & Church Street, just steps from our front doors, and continues down to Yonge-Dundas Square. Watch the parade from your balcony, or get down to street level early and find your spot along the route to enjoy history in the making.
For the first time in its 35 year history, a sitting Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, will be marching in the parade. Joining Justin, will be Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Ontario's Premier Kathleen Wynne and her partner Jane Rounthewaite, along with Toronto's Mayor John Tory.
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