By Laura Mueller, Ottawa West EMC
The PepTides, Fevers and Young Empires will headline a “Come out and play”-themed Capital Pride festival this year.
The annual Capital Pride Festival will run from Aug. 17 to 26, with the parade and Pride Day wrapping up festivities on Aug. 26.
Mayor Jim Watson and Ottawa Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi were on hand at city hall on June 21 to help announce the event’s theme and headlining acts.
Naqvi’s recent work to support the GLBTQ community was applauded during the event.