Gay Vancouver Event and Nightclub Listings
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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
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 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.
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
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!
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!
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
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
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.
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
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!
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.
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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