June 2, 2013
12:00 pm – Beginning at the Manitoba Legislature
Thousands of people are expected to join in the annual Pride Parade through downtown Winnipeg to show off their Pride! Watch as floats and groups show off our city’s rainbow colors! Which float/group will take home the titles that are up for grabs in our Parade Competition?
Advisory: Due to safety regulations we advise all guests at the Parade to remain on the sidewalks until the END of the Parade where they can join “the March.”
Contact our Parade Coordinator with any questions.
2013 Parade Route
2013 Pride Parade Marshals
Barb Burkowski 2013 Grand Marshal
Barb Burkowski was Chair of Pride Winnipeg for the last four years. She is instrumental in growing Winnipeg’s Pride Festival from a small event at Memorial Park to the largest Pride festival between Vancouver and Toronto. Barb is very proud of the success of last year’s 25th anniversary and the first rainbow lighting of a Legislative building in Canada.
Barb is the recipient of a Certificate of Appreciation from the City of Winnipeg, Citizen of the Year by the Snowy Owl Monarchist Society , and mention in Sharon Blady’s Private Member’s Statement acknowledging Pride’s 25th Anniversary in our Manitoba Legislature.
Barb continues to contribute to our community with groups and events. She remains a strong advocate of human rights and supporter of the power of Prides. She is enjoying today’s celebration as a proud Canadian.
Evan Weins 2013 Honourary Youth Marshal
Evan Wiens is a 17-year-old teenager born and raised in Steinbach, MB. He’s currently in Grade 11. He spends his time singing and acting, and is involved with the glee club at his school. In addition to this, he’s very passionate about social justice and human rights issues, and is involved with the Gay-Straight alliance at his school as well. He currently lives in Steinbach, MB.