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Right now our 12th annual Gay Friendly Vancouver - In Town Guide is available all over town, our online digitial edition is also live, and our GayVan mobile app is available for free for smartphones of all types.
Free copies will be available in print at the Vancouver Visitor Centre, the BC Visitor Centre at the Peace Arch on the Canada/U.S.A. border, at various locations throughout Davie Village, other parts of Vancouver and beyond. We are currenly working on our 11th annual Gay Friendly Canada guide print edition, so be sure to get in touch if you want to be part of it and the digital edition of our 10th annual is viewable on the right side of this page.
On stage in Vancouver, "Saint Joan", "Avenue Q" and "Mary Poppins" are features of the new fall lineup has for the Arts Club Theatre, Theatre Sports have a full schedule of Comedy Improv or Improv Test Kitchen, and check out The Cultch and Zee Zee Theatre, to see What's On and coming up. Also amazing exhibits are on right now at the Maritime Museum, Bill Reid Gallery and the Vancouver Art Gallery, including "Forbidden City".
"Bryan Adams" and "The Tragically Hip" and "Nickelback" are just a few of those on the calendar in the weeks ahead and now is the time to grab tickets for "Sam Smith" and "Barry Manilow" and "Bette Midler", all of whom are coming to the city in the months ahead.
Seasonal events include the "Royal Winnipeg Ballet", Goh Ballet's "The Nutcracker", "Roger's Santa Claus Parade", "Christmas at FlyOver Canada", the "Vancouver Christmas Market" and "Breakfast with Santa" on Grouse Mountain, to name a few.
Of course, there's lots on the calendar in Davie Village and other venues around town, as party animals line up for "Tuesdays @ Celebrities", "Cocky Thursdays" and Peach Cobblah's "Shame Spiral" at 1181. "Liberace Thursdays" at Celebrities has a ever-changing list of special guests, nightly DJ's spin at the PumpJack, "Helicopter Thursdays" take it all off and the always popular "Absolutly Dragulous" Show is at at The Junction. "The Bobbers" are back with their hiliarious comedy nights, now at 1181 and "Monroe" is on at Heaven's Door. The Cobalt anchors the East Side, with a whole new series of events, including "Hustla: Beach Body" and more.
"Joan - Eleveneightone" and "Show Tunes" is on at 1181, Karaoke Box is on every night upstairs at Numbers Cabaret if you want to test the vocal chords and The PumpJack's grand scale expansion has added another dance space to Davie Village.
There's a full lineup of December Holiday events on the calendar right now, including the Vancouver Men's Chorus "Making Spirits Bright" series, the "25th Annual Diorama Party" at Celebrities, "Coco's Christmas Show" at the Fountainhead, the new monthly "Pound Cake" at Heaven's Door and "New Years Eve" events galore. All this and more: Check it Out!