The Pride March
Date : Sunday, August 15, 2021
Time : 1 p.m.
Location: Parc Jeanne-Mance
Moment of Silence: 2:30 p.m.
Starting at noon, participants who do not need to register in advance, will be welcomed at the assembly point in Jeanne-Mance Park, at the corner of avenues du Mont-Royal and du Parc, for the departure at 1 p.m. Heading South on avenue du Parc, the March will continue to René-Lévesque Boulevard and turn East towards Atateken Street where it will turn left and come to an end in the Village, on Sainte-Catherine Street, for a total of 3.6 km.
Banners, streamers, decorative and advocacy placards with messages of demands and claims will be authorized and even encouraged under the condition that the respect and safety of all be ensured. The traditional Moment of Silence will be held at 2:30 p.m. in memory of the victims of HIV/AIDS and of homophobia.
Montréal Pride recommends you use public transit to come to the parade. The Mont-Royal Métro station is the closet to Jeanne-Mance Park.
The event will be adapted to the current health context which does not authorize a Parade as traditionally held, and return to the roots of the Pride movement by handing back the public space to participating communities. Under the theme “Together for All”, this year’s Pride March with no vehicles, floats or contingents, will be focusing all the attention on the voices and opinions of our sexually and gender diverse communities so that their demands may be highlighted in a context where because of the pandemic, they had recently been made close to invisible.