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Gay Vancouver

 Gay Vancouver Event Listings for the Vancouver region and beyond. Regular weekly events, special community celebrations, LGBTQ+ annual extravaganzas and more, hosted in Gay-owned and operated businesses and Gay-friendly venues, Direct links to Vancouver's fab bar scene as well. 

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The 9th Annual Celebrity Dim Sum
Sunday September 25 2016 10am-1pm
Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, 791 W Georgia St.

The Celebrity Dim Sum is a signature fundraising event for AIDS Vancouver, attracting high-level donors as well as a variety of international and Vancouver celebrities. This fantastic event is emceed every year by CBC Radio’s and The Vancouver Courier’s own Fred Lee and Sophie Lui, Global BC News Anchor. This event proves to be a delectable Dim Sum brunch to remember, with all proceeds going towards AIDS Vancouver’s programs and services.The most significant appeal of the Celebrity Dim Sum is the opportunity to meet and network with high profile celebrities with direct ties to Vancouver and AIDS Vancouver.

TICKET PRICES: Early Bird-$128 until Sept 10th, Regular-$158 after Sept 11th, ONLINE

Sunday September 25, 2016
Where: The walk will begin at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Yaletown, and will continue along the Seawall ending at the Malkin Bowl for the THRIVE festival. A 5.5 km WALK route along the Seawall


  • 11:00am Registration opens
  • 12:00pm Walk Begins
  • 1:00pm Malkin Bowl Opens
  • 1:30pm Shuttle Service (12-6pm)
  • 2:00pm Musical Performances (1:30-5pm)
  • 5:00pm Closing Announcements

The 4th Annual Awesome Race
Sunday September 25, 2016 Registration starts at 11:00am Race starts at noon
Where: The route travels around Vancouver and surrounding areas with clues leading to the next location.

Similar to the television show, The Amazing Race, The Awesome Race will be amazing in a 'spoonful' way. Grand Prize of $2400 sponsored by Dignity Memorial ($1200 per team member) for 1st Place. Teams of two will enjoy scenic routes and fun challenges around Metro Vancouver. Help us raise much needed funds to support important programs and services to improve the lives of those living with HIV/AIDS. Cost: $50 per person, and the responsibility of each team to raise a minimum of $500. 

the drag showThe DRAG Show starring Mz. Adrien & Friends
Sundays  7:30pm
The Heritage Grill, 447 Columbia St., New Westminster

Join Miz Adrien and her special guests for an evening of glamour and laughter with a little naughtiness on the side. Door Prizes and Raffle       

Doors at 6:30pm / Show at 7:30pm / Cover $10 / $5 after 9pm - NEW - $5 cover before 9pm with valid Student ID. Reservations strongly recommended. Call The Heritage Grill at (604) 759-0819.   

Sundays  9pm-11am
XY, 1216 Bute St.

Join us every Sunday night as Jaylene Tyme celebrate old school glamour and world class celebrity impersonation in this truly remarkable spectacle of Vancouver drag. 

Jaylene Tyme is a former Empress of Vancouver and a master of illusion, re-creating incredible looks including Dolly Parton, Mariah Carey, Tina Turner and many more. $5 cover 

Sundays  10pm-3am
1181, 1181 Davie St.

You will be feeling #TOOBLESSED when Alma Bitches, aka Mother Superior, purges your transgressions with her evening sermon. You will be sweating out those sins on the dance floor when our DJ Riley Cox offers all you heathens COMMUNION after the show - a dance party to exorcise your demons! 


queer-prov showQueer Prov - Queer Improv Comedy
Mondays,  6:30pm with cast, Show 8pm-9:45pm
XY, 1216 Bute St.

Pre Show Mixer with the Cast at 6:30pm - mingle with us and have a few drinks..... Our QUEER PROV Show you know & love starts at 8pm! No Cover  

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Peach Cobblah's SHAME SPIRAL
Tuesdays 11pm
1181, 1181 Davie St. 

The Baddest Bitch of the East is hitting Davie! This is some East meets West End debauchery!     

Tuesday Nights have never been so full of regret as PEACH COBBLAH takes over her favourite cocktail lounge 1181 for a night of drag, perverse games, and true shame spiral stories.  With DJ Jef Leppard, And amazing drink specials With a gorgeous roster of guests.   

Gay Bingo

Wednesdays 8:30pm-10:30pm
Celebrities Nightclub, 1022 Davie Street

This weekly extravaganza is filled with brilliant prizes, cheap drinks and snappy drag queens! To date, Bingo For Life has raised over $300,000 for the Friends For Life Society. No cover but donations for Friends for Life would be great.  



Wednesdays  10:30pm
The Junction, 1138 Davie St. 

"East meets West" The BARRON GURL show is on every Wednesday night starting at 10:30pm!! Hosts Carlotta Gurl & Isolde N Barron are sure to entertain you with their witty sassy humor, you don't want to miss out! DJ Del Stamp. $5 cover 

The Vancouver International Film Festival
September 29 - October 14, 2016

Along with this shiny, new beta version of the web site, VIFF 2016 launches a bold restructuring of its traditional film and industry programming. In its 35th year, VIFF expands the frame to create multi-experiential streams that include some of the best cinema from around the world fused with related talks and events in a unique Film+ model.

We also have exciting line-up of insightful and entertaining queer and queer-interest films from around the world. Support for diverse, international film festivals like ours is important in ensuring that queer stories can continue to be brought into, and be part of, the mainstream mosaic. List of queer and queer-interest films 


Timberline Country Dance
Thursdays from 7pm-9:30pm
St Paul's Anglican Church Recreation Hall, 1140 Jervis St.     

We will offer you a lesson at the beginning of the evening to teach you and then you'll have an opportunity to dance and sharpen your skills. All you have to do is show up...there is always a partner available for you to dance with and your lesson is included. Its easy, fun, and most of all it gives you a chance to meet great people and to help support your community at large. $10 donation for lesson   

Thursdays 8PM until Oct 13th, 2016
The Junction, 1138 Davie St.

Ru Pauls All Stars 2 viewing party every Thursday night startign at 8pm!! 5 TV's a large projector and Surround Sound!! No Cover Charge – $4.50 sleeves of Bud & $4.75 bottles!! Then stick around to Hits by Dj Nick Bertossi at 10pm and "Bratpack" at 11:30!

BRATPACK Thursdays
Thursdays 11PM
The Junction, 1138 Davie St.

Join the cities most notorious girl gang as they reignite the flames of their sisterhood to give you a weekly show that’ll leave you unleashing your inner bad girl. Established in August 2015, the BRATPACK took Monday’s by storm with their hilarious bitchy banter, wild and crafty performances, intoxicating audience games and outrageously fashionable looks. Cover $5

 STARRING: VALYNNE Vile. JANE Smoker, SHANDA Leer. JEM, GIA Metric                                        

Timberline - come get your hoedown
Friday, September 30, 2016 7pm-10pm
The Pumpjack Pub,
1167 Davie St.

Gay / Lesbian / queer line dancing, barn dancing and two stepping. Lesson at 8 pm. Find us on the dance floor by going throug the bar to the back and turn right, or head right after going in the door. 

Wet & Wild
Pumpjack Pub, 1167 Davie St.

GoGo Boys, DJ Del Stamp             

Out On Screen's 14th Annual Fall Gala
Saturday October 1, 2016 6:30pm–11:30pm
Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre, 162 West 1st Avenue

Join us for the 14th annual Fall Gala – a fun and fabulous charity event to support Out On Screen's award winning Out in Schools program and Vancouver Queer Film Festival. Hosted by Carl Meadows and Les Dick, this year’s Gala features a stunning live art auction, a prize-filled raffle, and some of Vancouver’s premier live entertainment, located at the beautiful Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre in Olympic Village! Delicious hors d'oeurves on us, and drinks on you - cash bar! Tickets: $45.00 

The Junction, 1138 Davie St.

Join Carlotta and her guests every Saturday night for a spectacular show filled with drag, live numbers, contests and much more, all hosted by one of Vancouver's top drag personas, Carlotta Gurl! Show starts at 10:30, make sure to arrive early for good seating.  Cover $5

Once the show ends, the party continues with dancing featuring DJ Mike and guests spinning Top 40, House and everything in between.

Dirty Little Secrets Improv Show Vancouver
Tuesday October 4, 2016 7:30pm-9pm
XYYVR, 1216 Bute St.

The hit improv show running in New York City's East Village is coming to Vancouver! Mark your calendar now... don't miss this premiere. Join a cast of Vancouver's top improvisors in a night of exploring YOUR anonymous secrets on the fabulous XY stage on Davie Street. Just $5 + a secret. And after the show, stick around for the most fun night of karaoke in Vancouver- with backup dancers from the audience!

Dan Savage's Hump! Film Festival
Saturday October 8, 2016 6:30pm, 8:30pm, 10:30pm
The Vic Theater, 808 Douglas St., 
Victoria, BC

Dan Savage’s HUMP! Film Festival arrives in Victoria, BC on October 8th! HUMP! is changing the way America sees—and makes and shares—porn with a collection of short dirty movies—each less than five minutes—all created by people who aren’t porn stars but want to be one for a weekend. Our carefully curated program is a cornucopia of body types, shapes, ages, colors, sexualities, genders, kinks, and fetishes-all united by a shared spirit of sex-positivity. HUMP! is a celebration of creative sexual expression. Let’s get it on!

Advance screeners of the program will be available on a limited basis. For an overview of each film and the full list of tour dates check out General Admission: $20.37 with fees

Saturday October 8, 2016 10pm - 7am (Serving alcohol from 10pm-2am, Serving underground beats until 7am)
AfterLife - 1058 Granville St.

RESIST is an Underground, Techno, Tech House, Underground House Music Event created by Abel Aguilera based in Miami, From NYC. The concept of this event is to unite people that love the sounds of the Underground Beats. It's an Event strictly about the music, it's not straight, gay, black, white, hispanic, asian, arab, no religion, no attitude, or dress codes. A place where people strictly dance together, love people, and create new memories. Let's unite the world through The Underground! Tickets: Early Bird $47.04, General Admission $57.75

The Union LGBT+ Wedding Show - Western Canada's 1st LGBT+ Wedding Show
Saturday October 22, 2016 11am-7pm
Beaumont Studios, 326 West 5th Avenue

The Union Wedding Show will feature wedding professionals who identify as LGBT+ or are strong allies of the Vancouver LGBT+ community, in a space that is safe and inclusive for couples planning their wedding day.

DJ Krista and the Queer as Funk Queertet Band will be performing. The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will be in attendance as well as other community members, wedding professionals and our fabulous vendors.

Queer As Funk presents Fear As Funk!
Saturday October 29, 2016 7pm doors, 8pm show
Fortune Sound Club, 147 E Pender St.

Totally unique in the history of Vancouver’s LGBTQ community, Queer as Funk brings together some of the city’s hottest musicians in an explosive, high-energy dance band. With repertoire ranging from beloved funk, soul and Motown classics of the 60’s and 70’s, to contemporary favourites, this is an event not to be missed. Queer as Funk welcomes everyone to their shows, LGBTTIQQ2SA and allies. $20 advance, $30 door

The 17th Annual (and last) Prairie Fairies Fowl Supper
Saturday November 5, 2016 4:30PM-11:55PM
Hellenic Community Centre, 4500 Arbutus St.

Each fall, in celebration of the harvest (bountiful or not) communities gather to share in a down-home Turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Practically every town, large and small, has at least one Fowl Supper.

Doors: 4:30PM, Silent Auction: 4:30-7:30PM, Seating: 5:30PM, Pre-Dinner Follies: 5:45PM, Dinner: 6:30PM, The BIG FAT Wedding 8:00PM, Wedding Dance: 9:00PM-12:00AM

Coach Service from The Fountainhead Pub. Get to the Fountainhead for the pre-party at 3:00 PM and jump on a coach for $5 to the Hellenic. Tickets $70 online

Bearracuda Vancouver - 6 year anniversary Beef Bash!
Saturday November 26, 2016 9pm-3am

FIVE SIXTY - 560 Seymour St.

We've organized our old home of FIVE SIXTY to be reopened for one great night - Our 6 Year Anniversary in Vancouver! Get ready for an epic night at our old home with some famailiar and new faces on stage. Bearracuda will be flying in some sexy dancers and DJs for the party w/100's of guys partying all night! $15 tix at or Top Drawers

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