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Nuit Rose Light Parade
The Nuit Rose Light Parade is the first parade of Pride week, returning for its third year on Saturday June 17th. The annual parade is free and open to the public. To join in, you simply need to wear or carry a light-emitting object. This years festival theme is What Lies Between Venus and Mars? Visitors from space are also welcome.
The pedestrian parade route spans the Toronto parkettes (east of Yonge Street, north of Wellesley), starting at James Canning Gardens (15 Gloucester St), proceeding across Isabella Street and south on Church Street to Wood Street. Designed and led by Red Pepper Spectacle Arts, producers of the Kensington Market Winter Solstice Parade, the Nuit Rose Light Parade is generously sponsored by Pride Toronto.
Come to one of the free lantern-building workshops on June 10th & 17th at the Red Pepper Spectacle Arts Studio and the 519 - and light up the night!
Parade: June 17, 9 11 pm meet in James Canning Gardens at 9pm
Lantern Making Workshops Free:
June 10, 11am 4pm, Red Pepper Spectacle Arts, 160 Baldwin Street
June 17, 11am 4pm, 519 Church Street Community Centre, Studio 106
Visit www.nuitrose.ca for more information and don't forget about these other fabulous Nuit Rose events:
June 14 - Nuit Rose launches with a Group Exhibition at Daniels Spectrum - 585 Dundas St. E.
June 15 - Our Church Street Event Hub opens, running all weekend long - 562 Church St.
June 16 5pm -2am - The Wiggle wearable art and fashion extravaganza comes to Toronto - 519 & 562 Church St.
June 17 7pm - late - Nuit Rose Festival ft. the Light Parade, the first parade of Pride week - Church Wellesley Village, Regent Park, Kensington Market, West Queen West