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Ottawa – As Capital Pride launches its 2018 Festival Weekend, members of the media are invited to attend the festivities.

Capital Pride Festival Weekend will launch, with its first-ever two day music festival across three different stages featuring iconic performers, legendary drag superstars and a street fair spanning the entire Gay Village.


What: Capital Pride Festival Weekend Kick-off

Date: Saturday, August 25, 2018

Time: 12 pm to 11 pm

Who: Capital Pride, local vendors, and a full line-up of performers (see the full line-up here).

Where: Bank St, Downtown Ottawa


Capital Pride spokespeople will be available for comment.

The 2018 Capital Pride Festival takes place August 19-26, 2018 and includes two days of mainstage programming with rock icon Bif Naked and pop iconoclast Brooke Candy, an expanded street festival, 15 signature events, over 75 community events, and a parade of over 150 groups. See the 2018 pride guide here. Media passes for the Pride Pageant and Mainstage are available here.


Anastasia Pitcher, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, 613-680-3033, ext. 104 | [email protected]

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