With an expected turnout of 600,000 people, the 34th annual Vancouver Pride Parade would’ve drawn a crowd comparable to the size of the total population of Vancouver.
But a further glimpse into the parade reveals more than just a celebration. Set last Sunday in a backdrop of near 30°C weather, the parade is a coming together of friends, family, and champions of a cause.
Below is a first-hand look at one of the summer’s most anticipated events. Photos capture everything from the pre-show preparations to the event wrap-up.