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Central Alberta Pride Society Announces Central Alberta Pride Week Events

By rdnewsNOW Staff

August 7-13, 2022

Jul 13, 2022 | 11:23

The Central Alberta Pride Society has released its calendar of Pride Week events ahead of a series of exciting events taking place in the area.

Central Alberta Pride Week, scheduled for August 7-13, 2022, will feature activities in Red Deer, Sylvan Lake, Blackfalds and Lacombe.

“We are absolutely thrilled to be back with a full week of events for the whole community,” said Lenny Gallant, president of the Central Alberta Pride Society. “The pandemic has been difficult for everyone, especially serving LGBTQ2S+ organizations like ours. Bringing people together, being able to share experiences and celebrating our diversity after the past two years is heartwarming.

Capstone events include Pride in the Park, a family-friendly outdoor festival featuring market vendors, a variety of performances by Curtis LaBelle, the Haus of Glitter drag show and more; as well as the closing out of Pride Week – Over the Rainbow Drag Show with RuPaul’s Drag Race All Star Queen Farrah Moan, hosted by living drag legend and international sensation, Lady Bunny, held at Cambridge Red Deer Hotel & Conference Center special event center. Tickets for the Drag Show are on sale now.