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Pride Cocktail Kickoff 2017 (Fundraiser for Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation)
Tuesday July 25, 2017 6pm-
Penthouse, The Loden Hotel, 1177 Melville St.

Join us to kick off Pride season in the beautiful Halo Penthouse of the Loden Hotel as we sip, savour and celebrate with friends, food and spectacular Pride-inspired cocktails.
General Admission (Doors at 6pm) General Admission tickets - $145, Group of 10 General Admission tickets - $1150 ONLINE


Downtown Pride Premiere
Wednesday July 26, 2017 3pm-10pm
Robson Square, 800 Robson St.

Enjoy the music, roving perfomers, drag performers, and interactive art pieces. While you're there, come visit our community village that will put on games as well as have resources and information. On July 27, there will be a Vancouver Pride Society booth as well as the interactive art installations.


SpiritPride Conference
July 28-30, 2017
St. Andrew's Wesley United Church, 1022 Nelson St.

SpiritPride designed to generate ideas, vanquish myths and renew a spiritual self within the LGBTQ+ community. On Friday, author Kathy Baldock, will trace the history of persecution and discrimination by churches and in the law showing how carefully staged each roadblock was set by lawmakers and churches. Only by unraveling the shocking history will one begin to comprehend the trials of everyday life for the LGBTQ community. This persecution continues unabated in much of the world.


Sienna Blaze's DIVA’S
Friday July 28, 2017 Showtime 10:45pm 
The Junction, 1138 Davie St.

Special Guests will be joining Sienna on stage!! DJ Drew plays your favorite all night long! This show brings you the best of Vancouver's Drag Scene and you know that you won't be disappointed! Cover $7.00


An Evening in Damascus: A Fundraiser for Queer Syrian Refugees
Friday July 28, 2017 7pm-10:30pm
Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews

For the third year in a row, this event is organized and hosted by Danny Ramadan, a proud gay Syrian refugee, author of "The Clothesline Swing" and the Grand Marshall of the Vancouver Gay Pride Parade 2016, aims to gather funds for two sponsorship groups supporting Syrians lesbians to join our community here in Vancouver.
Tickets are sold for an Early Bird Price of $30 until June 10th, tickets between June 11th and July 28th are sold for the full price of $40.


The official launch of Vancouver Pride Week 2017
Monday July 31, 2017 11am
Jim Deva Plaza (Gather at 10:45 am at the intersection of Davie Street and Bute Street)

Mayor Gregor Robertson, Vancouver City Council and the Vancouver Pride Society are pleased to celebrate Vancouver Pride Week. Join us to celebrate Vancouver’s strong and proud LGBTQ2+ community!


PRANCE ON THE PIER
Wednesday August 2, 2017 5pm
The Shipyards, 25 WALLACE MEWS, North Vancouver

Show your pride at Prance on the Pier! Come to the first all ages Pride dance in North Vancouver, put on by the Vancouver Pride Society in partnership with the City of North Vancouver.
Dress up in all of your favorite pride gear and dance the night away to some fabulous DJs. There will also be food, games, drag performances, and a community zone for people to meet some amazing community organizations ready with lots of info for those who would like to chat.
 


Bingo 4 Life Grease Edition - Pride 2017
Wednesday August 2, 2017 8pm-10pm
Celebrities Nightclub, 1022 Davie St

The dynamic duo Mina Mercury & Carlotta Gurl host a very special ‘Grease” edition of Bingo for Life – arguably one of the most popular and outrageous community events during Pride Week. The queens will start pulling balls at 8pm for a fun evening of incredible prizes, cheap drinks, snappy drag queen humour. $10 donations are accepted to play with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Vancouver Friends for Life Society.


BIG PRIDE WEEKEND - UNITED WITH LOVE
August 4-7, 2017 - Vancouver BC, Canada

BARE (X-RATED) - Friday Night Kick-Off Party
August 4 | 10pm – 4am
The Odyssey Bar & Nightclub 686 W. Hastings St
Included in Big Pride Weekend Express Pass, Individaul tickets starting at $40

GLITTER - Saturday Main Event
August 5 | 10pm - 4am
Imperial Vancouver 319 Main St
Included in Big Pride Weekend Express Pass, Individual tickets starting at $50

BIG PRIDE TEA powered by SCRUFF
August 6 | 3 - 7pm
Waterview/False Creek Yacht Club 1661 Granville St
Included in Big Pride Weekend Express Pass (Pass includes VIP Rooftop access) Individual VIP (rooftop access) tickets starting at $30, GENERAL tickets starting at $15

UNITED:MEGAPRIDE - Massive Closing Party & Afterhours

August 6 | 11pm – 8am

Maritime Labour Centre 1880 Triumph St
Included in Big Pride Weekend Express Pass. Individual tickets starting at $65, Round trip shuttle add-on +$15


14th Annual Vancouver Dyke March
Saturday August 5, 2017 11am-5pm
McSpadden Park, McSpadden Ave, Vancouver (near Commercial Dr. Station)

Join us for Vancouver’s 14th Annual Dyke March & Festival! We will begin in McSpadden Park at 11 AM with some pre-March festivities and a community art project. Then, the March will leave McSpadden Park at 12 PM (noon) and we will make our way down Commercial Drive to end at Grandview Park for the Festival. The Festival will take place from 1 to 5 PM, and involve performances from various artists, feature queer-friendly vendors, and create a space to gather with friends, family, and the community. We hope to see you there! 


Arcade Techno Disco - Celebrities Underground - Pride 2017
Saturday August 5, 2017 8pm-2am
Celebrities Nightclub (Basement), 1022 Davie St.

Get dancing. Get playing. Get pride! What are you doing the night of Saturday August 5th 8pm to 3am during Vancouver’s Pride Weekend? You’re going down to the ‘ol ARCADE and dancing your butt off all night long with extraordinary host Katy Hairy to techno/house music by DJs Sollors (Chicago), Kasey Riot (London UK) and GingerBear (Vancouver) in the underground of Celebrities Nightclub.
Tickets $15 Advance, Little Sister's On Davie Street and TopDrawers! More At The Door!


CHICAS in the AFTERNOON
Sunday Aug 6, 2017 4pm-9pm
Sheraton Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard St.

This party is an annual Pride favourite: part garden party, part day-club, full-on civilized debauchery. It’s got pillows, inflatable playthings, picnic blankets, pole dancers, lawn games, two dance floors (one inside, one out), and five – yes FIVE – DJs, including New York’s beloved, genre-blending DJ Whitney Day. Special for 2017: Rose Garcia (The Real L Word) will celebrate with us. AND – for a limited time –the famous, fabulous mixologist Robyn Gray will run Lab Bar, whipping up delectable cocktails customized just for you. Everyone (19+) welcome. $47.50 Adv. | Tix & details:


O PRIDE SUNDAY WITH LADY BUNNY
Sunday August 6, 2017
10pm

The Odyssey Bar & Nightclub

 

Come bring in PRIDE SUNDAY on our SIGNATURE PRIDE EVENT of the season with LADY BUNNY! The fierce, outspoken, and outrageous LADY BUNNY will be gracing The Odyssey stage! Hitting us up for a HILARIOUS Pride performance and then spinning the night away till 4AM!!! Opening the night is Odyssey signature DJ HARRIS ALLAN and special guest DJ MIKE CROSS!
GUEST HOSTS AND PERFORMANCES BY: CARLOTTA GURL, ISOLDE BARRON, DUST, AMY GRINDHOUSE, ILONA, ANITA, 'O' BOYS GOGO TEAM. Ticket $30.00 ONLINE


Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Vancouver Queer Film Festival
August 10–20, 2017

 

The Vancouver Queer Film Festival is the largest queer arts event in Western Canada and Vancouver's second largest film festival. The Festival screens films that highlight the tremendous diversity of queer, trans and two-spirit stories from around the globe. Hosting a variety of performances, workshops, panels and parties featuring visiting and local artists, the Festival creates a uniquely queer community space where artists and audiences can celebrate and explore together. 2017’s Festival will take place August 10 – 20 in various venues throughout Vancouver. Learn more at the Vancouver Queer Film Festival’s website: queerfilmfestival.ca     


QUEEN, PLEASE.
Friday August 11, 2017 Showtime 10:45pm
The Junction, 1138 Davie St.

After a long hiatus JOAN-E is back with her new monthly show "QUEEN,PLEASE." a night of Decadent Drag & Saltry Stories! Joan-E will be joined by special guests every second Friday of the month. DJ Drew will be setting the mood. Cover $5.


FAUX GIRLS
Friday August 18, 2017 Showtime 10:30pm
The Junction, 1138 Davie St.

Every third Friday of the month at The Junction.
Hosted by Empress XLVI Jane Smoker, Benefitting the DMS Charities
The Health Initiative for Men • ZeeZee Theatre • Rainbow Refugee • WAVAW • with DJ Drew • Cover $5


New West Pride Street Party
Saturday August 19, 2017 3pm-8pm
Columbia Street, New Westminster

Together We Can... Enjoy a relaxed, fun day for all ages, with an emphasis on community. It will include multiple stages, a children’s area, booths and vendors, five outdoor extended patios, a Drag Show stage, food trucks and more!


Whitecaps FC Pride Night
Saturday August 19, 2017 7pm
BC Place

As a supporting partner with Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Gayvan.com is proud to announce the 2017 Pride game at BC Place stadium, on Saturday, August 19th at 7 pm, as the Whitecaps take on Houston Dynamo.
Friends, family and allies are encouraged to join in the fun and show their support for LGBTQ+ rights. Tickets $27. Click the link for purchasing tickets: ONLINE HERE. First 1,000 ticket holders receive a complimentary pair of Pride laces. Contact George Lucas at 604.669.9283 ext. 2209 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 


Western Canada's 1st LGBT+ Wedding Show
Saturday October 21st, 2017 12pm–5pm
Heritage Hall Vancouver, 3102 Main St.

Showcasing LGBT positive wedding professionals in an inclusive and fabulous environment. Featured exhibitors include: Cake Makers, Caterers, DJ's, Jewellers, Makeup Artists, Musicians, Officiants, Photographers, and Wedding Planners. $10


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