Queen City Pride parade brightens up Regina's downtown

Traffic will be down to one lane on a few of Regina's main streets as the pride parade winds through downtown.

The parade begins on Broad Street and Victoria Avenue around noon

The pride club at Sheldon Williams Collegiate was one of the 50 groups in Saturday's pride parade in Regina. (Arielle Zerr/CBC News)

Expect a trail of dancing, music and bright colours in Regina's downtown today when the Queen City Pride parade kicks off at noon. 

It's expected to be the biggest pride parade in the city's history with 50 floats participating. 

It will also limit traffic in the city's downtown for a couple of hours as it makes it way through the route. 

Floats and participants will begin to line up on 13th Avenue and Scarth Street around 10:30 a.m. CST. The parade will then march from Scarth Street, up Victoria Avenue, down Broad Street to College Avenue and down Albert back to Victoria Park. 

Spectators can watch from any area along the parade route.

The parade is expected to take an hour to complete with most traffic back to normal by around 1 p.m., Regina police said.

Here's a look at the 2015 Pride Parade map. Regina police say traffic will be down to one lane on these streets while the parade marches through downtown. (Queen City Pride)


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