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Church and Wellesley

Toronto's vibrant LGBTQ+ hub known for its colorful nightlife, community events, and the annual Pride festival.

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One of the biggest gay districts in the world sits at the intersection of Church and Wellesley. Colloquially called the Village (from the Gay Village, it’s sort-of official name), the area is a prime spot for queer-owned and gay-friendly bars, restaurants and lounges. Visit during Pride Month (June) and you can see the place really bloom with rainbows on every storefront and crosswalk, plus one of the world’s biggest Pride parades in the world. 

mfraiman 2 years ago

Church and Wellesley Articles

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