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Saturday, June 8, 2019

Second Owen Sound Pride Parade Happening Today

Owen Sound | by Cody Misner  

The parade kicks off at 11am along 2nd Avenue East through downtown

Owen Sound's second ever Pride Parade will be happening in Owen Sound today.

The parade kicks off at 11am along 2nd Avenue East through downtown.

After the parade there will be events planned in the old YMCA parking lot on 2nd Avenue East with inflatable castles, face painting, food and live local music.

Ryan Brown, the chair of the Owen Sound Pride Committee is excited about how Pride has grown in the area.

"Last year the parade was historic event in Owen Sound with so much support. You don't know who is going to benefit from the parade. We are excited to watch this grow." Brown said.

Festivities will lead to a couple road closures throughout day. They are as follows:

- 2nd Avenue East from 10th Street to 6th Street East from 8:00 AM until 12:30 PM

- 2nd Avenue East from 12th Street to 10th Street East and 11th Street East 3rd Avenue to 1st Avenue East
 from 10:00am until 11:15am

- and 9th Street East from 3rd Avenue to 1st Avenue East from 10:00am until 12:30pm

 

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