CALGARY – Calgary Pride is excited to announce that His Worship Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary, will be attending the 25th Annual Calgary Pride Parade, on Sunday, September 6, 2015. The Mayor, who was the 2011 Pride Parade Grand Marshal, will be walking with fellow City Councilors and will speak briefly at the Calgary Pride Festival. Calgary Pride is thrilled and honoured for Mayor Nenshi’s continued support and attendance at this historic event.
The 2015 Calgary Pride Festival, presented by ATB Financial, is held from August 28 to September 7, 2015, culminating in the Pride Parade on September 6 at noon. Over 60,000 attendees are expected this year for the 25th anniversary of Calgary Pride.
Calgary Pride is a not for profit organization that advocates for the LGBTQA* community in our city and promotes a society free from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
For media inquiries, please contact Craig Sklenar, Director of Government Affairs, at 403-700-9061 or Media@PrideCalgary.ca.