Queen City Pride

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Queen City Pride
GenrePride festival
Location(s)Regina, Saskatchewan
Years active29
Inaugurated1990 (1990)
Organised byRegina Pride Inc.

Queen City Pride is an LGBT pride festival, held annually in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.[1] The event is held mid-June each year, normally in the week following Saskatoon Pride.[2] The festival is administered by Regina Pride Inc., a non-profit corporation in the province of Saskatchewan.

The event kicks off with a raising of the rainbow flag at the Regina City Hall on the Monday of Pride Week,[3] and concludes with a parade and community fair on the Saturday.[3]

The event was first held in 1990, though other pride marches and rallies were held in Regina during the 1970s and 1980s.[4] The 2014 event marked the first time in the city's history that the incumbent mayor, Michael Fougere, presided over the raising of the rainbow flag to kick off the event.[5]


  1. ^ "Pride colours to fly high in Queen City". Metro, June 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "Après Saskatoon, Regina célèbre la fierté gaie". Radio-Canada, June 19, 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Backstage pass: Pride out of Prairie prejudice". Metro, June 20, 2011.
  4. ^ "25 years later, 1st Regina pride parade remembered". CBC News. June 15, 2015. Retrieved October 13, 2017.
  5. ^ "Parade celebrates 25 years of pride". Regina Leader-Post, June 14, 2014.

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