Date: Thursday, July 4, 2024 

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Victoria, BC – This Sunday, July 7, there will be road closures starting on Douglas Street, through Downtown and into James Bay for Victoria’s annual Pride Parade. 

Road closures begin in the marshalling area at approximately 7 a.m. and along the parade route just after 10 a.m. and are expected to last until approximately 1:30 p.m. Officers, Reserve Constables and Volunteers will be on site to minimize traffic disruptions and keep participants safe. 

2024 Pride Parade Route 

The festivities will continue after the parade at McDonald Park in James Bay from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information on the Pride Parade and the Festival in the Park please see the Victoria Pride Society’s website 

VicPD officers and staff are proud to walk in the Changemakers portion of the Pride Parade as part of the Greater Victoria Police Diversity Advisory Committee (GVPDAC) team. Our officers and staff will not be in uniform but will be wearing GVPDAC Pride Parade gear. For more info on the GVPDAC visit: 

Temporary, Monitored CCTV Cameras Deployed

We will be deploying temporary, monitored CCTV cameras in support of our operations to help keep Pride Parade participants safe and assist in maintaining traffic flow. The deployment of these cameras is part of our operations to support community safety and is in keeping with both provincial and federal privacy laws. Temporary signs are up in the area to ensure that the community is aware. The cameras will be taken down once the parade has concluded. If you have concerns about our temporary camera deployment, please email [email protected].