Cornwall celebrates Pride Weekend

In this September 2016, file photo, Diversity Cornwall participants parade down Pitt Street in Cornwall, Ont. Pride Weekend is being held this weekend, July 14-15, 2018, with most of the activities in Lamoureux Park. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

CORNWALL – The city’s LGBTQ community will celebrate Pride Weekend this weekend with a parade and community festival.

The parade starts at 11 a.m. Saturday from the north side of CCVS and will head along Fifth Street to Pitt Street before heading south and ending in Lamoureux Park.

Opening ceremonies will be held in the park at noon, followed by an afternoon of family-friendly activities.

There will be a gala on Saturday morning and a 5K Pride Run-Walk and Yoga in the Park on Sunday.

The events are organized by Diversity Cornwall and more information is on their Facebook event page.