Press Releases


October 5, 2022 — Philippe Schnobb releases his report on the cancellation of the Pride Parade

July 26, 2022 — Launch of the Fierté Montréal Festivities from August 1 to 7 at the Esplanade of the Olympic Park, Downtown and in the Village

July 19, 2022 — The Most Anticipated Show is Back with 18 Local and International Headliners

June 16, 2022 — Ariane Moffatt to Perform with Sarahmée, Laura Niquay, Calamine, DJ Kris Tin and DJ Sam at the Esplanade of the Olympic Park

May 10, 2022 — Montréal Pride Unveils Three Cultural Events for the 24th International AIDS Conference

March 24, 2022 — Montréal Pride Unveils a First Preview of its Programming With the Opening to Include Pierre Kwenders and Diane Dufresne

January 19, 2022 — Chris Ngabonziza, Sylvie Taillon and Éric Joly Join the Montréal Pride Leadership Team

January 11, 2022 — Jeansil Bruyère, David Carpentier and Naoufel Testaouni appointed to the Board of Directors of Montréal Pride



September 22, 2021 — Simon Gamache appointed Executive Director of Montréal Pride

August 9, 2021 — 2021 Montréal Pride Festival – Launch of the celebrations for the full recognition of the rights of 2SLGBTQI+ people on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

July 30, 2021 — 2021 Montréal Pride Festival – Together for All! : Major Performances to be broadcast Live At the Olympic Park Esplanade
J4DE, Roxane Bruneau, Judith Lussier, Sarahmée, Safia Nolin, Katherine Levac, and Five International Drags to Join in the Celebrations!

July 15, 2021 — 2021 Montréal Pride Festival: A Return to Basics for the 2021 Pride March: In-person For All on August 15th!

June 29, 2021 — A 100% 2SLGBTQI+ Line-up for 2021 Including: Rita Baga, Maxime Landry, Sandy Duperval, Jeremy Dutcher, Tamara Weber and many more.

April 29, 2021 — The 2021 edition of Montréal Pride Festival, presented by TD, officially invites you online from August 9 to 15, 2021!

April 6, 2021 — The Montréal Pride Festival, presented by TD, is proud to announce the appointments of Esther Léa Ledoux as Chairperson and of Moe Hamandi as Vice-Chairperson of its Board of Directors.



August 10, 2020 — Official Launch of the 360 Edition of the Montréal Pride Festival
7 days of celebrations with more than 150 artists, 60 events, 6 DJ sets, 1 T Dance and 8 shows

August 6, 2020 — Montréal Pride Chairperson suspended

August 4, 2020 — Defending the People of the Sexual and Gender Diversity’s Rights, 30 Years After the Police Raid of the Sex Garage Party

July 17, 2020 — Montréal Pride Festival’s 360 Edition – Complete Programming Unveiling
Diversity at home, with Backxwash, Melissa Etheridge, Dominique Jackson, Adam Lambert, Ngabo and many others!

July 15, 2020 — Montréal Pride Festival’s 360 Edition Programming – Over an Hour of Daily Afro Pride Programming in Collaboration with Uwayo Dushime

July 10, 2020 — Montréal Pride Festival – 360 Edition – 7 Days, 7 Themes with Ambassadors Reflecting The Spirit of Our Communities!

July 7, 2020 — Montréal Pride Festival presents Sandy Duperval as official spokesperson and unveils the Grand Marshals of its 360 Edition!

June 15, 2020 — Marie-Ève Baron Appointed Vice-Chairperson of Montréal Pride’s Board of Directors

May 19, 2020 — Montréal Pride Festival 2020: 360 Edition, from August 10 to 16!

February 17, 2020 — The Montréal Pride Festival Announces the Theme for its 14th Edition and Opens its Registrations to Organizations and Companies


October 20, 2019 — Sydney Will Host WorldPride 2023

August 23, 2019 — The 13th Edition of the Montréal Pride Festival: Visibility, Mobilization and Celebrations for the Communities of the Sexual and Gender Diversity!

August 5, 2019 — Official Launch of the 2019 Montréal Pride Festival, Presented by TD Bank Group, in collaboration with Casino de Montréal

July 15, 2019 — Montréal Pride Festival: The Six Grand Marshals of the 13th Edition Perfectly Represent Advocacy and Sexual and Gender Diversity

July 12, 2019 — “Inclusion 2019” Art Exhibit To Highlight Twelve Artists from Our LGBTQ+ Communities!

July 11, 2019 — 50 Years After Stonewall and Still Claiming our Rights!

July 2nd, 2019 — Montréal Pride Festival Unveils its TD Stage Free Outdoor Programming for 2019 Featuring Diversity and Parity!

June 12, 2019 — The Espace Casino de Montréal at the 2019 Montréal Pride Festival: Programming that Shows Outside the Norm is all Good!

June 6, 2019 — The Montréal Pride Festival unveils two headliners: Ciara et Margaret Cho!

March 19, 2019 — 2019 Federal Budget: The Montréal Pride Festival Welcomes the Measures Affecting Canadian Festivals and Events

February 19, 2019 — 2019 Montréal Pride Festival: Registration Now Open To Organizations and Companies

February 7, 2019 — Montréal In the Running to Host WorldPride 2023: Share the Pride… Internationally


August 22, 2018  — 12th Montréal Pride Festival: A Resounding Success under the Theme of Harmony!

August 16, 2018  — The Claude-Tourangeau Award – Montréal Pride Honors a University Professor and a Drag Queen for Their Work against HIV/AIDS and Serophobia

August 6, 2018  — Official Launch of the 2018 Montréal Pride Festival, Presented by TD Bank Group, in Collaboration With Casino de Montréal

August 3, 2018  — RÉZO Joins with Montréal Pride to Promote Health Among Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Cisgender Men and
Men who Have Sex with Men

August 1st, 2018  — Almost 40 years and yet… A 2018 Overview of Sexual and Gender Diversity Related Issues

July 30, 2018  — Women to Be at the Forefront of the Montréal Pride Festival!

July 25, 2018  — An Ombudsperson and a Renowned Chef to Enhance The 2018 Montréal Pride Festival Team!

July 19, 2018  — Montréal Pride Festival Unveils Its 2018 Ambassadors

July 4, 2018  — Montréal Pride 2018 Festival : An Outstanding Program Based on a Rich Diversity and Parity!

May 30, 2018  — Montréal Pride Unveils its Grand Marshals for the Twelfth Edition of its Festival

May 16, 2018  — Montréal Pride Denounces the Repression that Ended the Holding of Beirut Pride Week in Lebanon

May 7, 2018  — Dany Turcotte Grand Marshall of the Montréal Pride Festival’s 12th Edition

April 26, 2018  — Montréal Pride in Kenya : Foundation of an Executive Committee to Hold a Western Kenya Pride

March 15, 2018 — Montréal Pride Festival invites organizations and companies to register for the activities of its twelfth edition


August 22, 2017 — The First Canada Pride 2017 A “Total” Success!

August 14, 2017 — Wedding celebrated inside the exhibition Love Is Love: wedding bliss for all à la Jean Paul Gaultier at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

August 7, 2017 — Montréal Pride Launches 11-day Celebration Of Sexual Diversity and Gender Plurality

July 31, 2017 — An Outstanding Contingent of Grand Marshals for Canada Pride Montréal 2017

July 11, 2017 — Pride Montréal and the Alouettes enter into a historic partnership

June 15, 2017 — Over 200 Activities in Celebration of Sexual Diversity and Gender Plurality This Summer!

June 8, 2017 — Montréal to Become Party Capital of All Rhythms and Beats  For the First Canada Pride Montréal 2017!

June 2, 2017 — Indigenous Peoples to Occupy Significant Place at Montréal Pride 2017


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Nathalie Roy
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