Festival FAQs

Attending the Festival

When is the Festival?

The event runs from June 8 until June 17, 2018.  Please check out our Event Schedule or our Community Calendar for event details, times, and locations.

Where is the Parade?

The parade starts at 108th St and Whyte Ave, travels east along Whyte Ave until 104 St, and then ends at 104 St and 86 Ave.  Then, follow the floats to Pride in the Park!

How do I apply to march in the Parade?

Applications for the 2018 Parade closed on March 31, 2018.  Please check back in January to apply for the 2019 Parade.


How can I be a vendor at Pride?

Unfortunately we are at capacity for vendors this year.  Please check back next year!


How can I be an entertainer at Pride?

Unfortunately we have already confirmed our entertainment for the 2018 festival. Please check back in the fall to apply for next year.

Who is performing this year?

Please check out our Event Schedule for details on performers.


What is a Pride Pass?

The Pride Pass gets you priority access to the beverage gardens, $10 off your Pride Awards ticket, free admission to the One Pride BBQ, and access to the special parade viewing area.  Pride Passes are on sale now!

How can I get a media pass?

Media can get a pass at the Information booth when they provide a business card or show an accredited media badge/ ID.

Being part of the parade

I was accepted to walk in the Parade! What now?

Please check your email for your official acceptance email.  It will have key info including:

You must have identified your Parade Marshall, a person who will help with parade staging and/or marshalling, and will not be walking with you in the parade.  They must attend the orientation on Thursday, May 24 at 7pm.

Your Entry Captain must attend their orientation on Tuesday, May 22 at 7pm.  Your Entry Captain and Parade Marshall must be two separate people.

Please review our Parade Rules & Regulations for more info on how to prepare!


If you have any other questions, please let us know!

Edmonton Pride Festival Society
10820 119 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5H 3P2
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