The 10th annual Fraser Valley Pride Celebration took place in Mission’s Fraser River Heritage Park on Saturday. This marks the first time the event has been held in Mission. The fun kicked off with a welcome from Mission’s indigenous community, followed by a drum circle, dignitary speeches and drag queen entertainment. Booths were set up around the park with food, crafts, face painting and representation from many community groups. / Bob Friesen Photos

The 10th annual Fraser Valley Pride Celebration took place in Mission’s Fraser River Heritage Park on Saturday. This marks the first time the event has been held in Mission. The fun kicked off with a welcome from Mission’s indigenous community, followed by a drum circle, dignitary speeches and drag queen entertainment. Booths were set up around the park with food, crafts, face painting and representation from many community groups. / Bob Friesen Photos

PHOTOS: Fraser Valley Pride celebration comes to Mission

After a week of events, the celebration wrapped up with a day-long party in Heritage Park

Mission’s Fraser River Heritage Park was the site of the annual Fraser Valley Pride celebration. After a full week of events, the week came to a close with a day-long (July 16) celebration at the park.

The event featured drumming, speeches, a march, vendors, food trucks, music, a drag show, and more.

Organizers called it a celebration of everyone.

 

/ Bob Friesen Photos

/ Bob Friesen Photos

/ Bob Friesen Photos

/ Bob Friesen Photos

/ Bob Friesen Photos

/ Bob Friesen Photos

/ Bob Friesen Photos