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Your favourite weekly abomination Shame Spiral is kicking it up a notch for pride and like last year's "Peach's Biggest Mistake" we are doing a double feature of shows as a celebration of many things. Featuring Peach Cobblah & Isolde N. Barron
The dynamic duo Carlotta Gurl & Mina Mercury, will be joined by DJ Del Stamp to host Pride 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.
"BARRON GURL PRIDE SHOW" starrign Isolde N. Barron and Carlotta Gurl with Dj Del Stamp!! Lets see what these wayword gurls have in store for us!! Doors open at 10pm, $7 cover charge and showtime 11:30pm!! The bar will be serving until 4am!!
A Pride Week celebration for LGBTQ seniors and their allies. Light snacks will be provided as well as a cash bar and door prizes! FREE of charge but registration is required in advance. HERE
This permanent public plaza is named in recognition of Jim Deva who was committed to inclusive public space and rallied against anti-gay violence and censorship. Come join us for family activities, speeches, ribbon cutting, cupcakes, and lively entertainment. Free
4:30 PM: Family Activities
7:00 PM: Official Opening
7:30 PM: Entertainment, with a drag show featuring Carlotta Gurl and Golden Goddess and choir performance by Studio Cloud 30
Patron ($50 – includes $25 tax receipt, no line ups, reserved seating). General Admission ($25) Online
BRATPACK "PRIDE RAVE" starring Jane Smokr, Valynne Vile, Lady Gem, Gia Metric and Shada Leer!! Lets see what the gurls have in store for us, featuring Dj Nick Bertossi!! Doors at 10pm, $8 cover charge, showtime 11pm and service until 4AM!!!
Vancouver Pride Society Events – Pride Weekend
FRIENDS & COMPANY 2016 PRIDE LUNCHEON INFO <SOLD OUT>
Friday July 29, 2016 noon
Hawksworth Restaurant, 801 W Georgia St. Tickets: $45+ GST,Fee
DAVIE STREET PARTY PRESENTED BY FIDO INFO
Friday July 29, 2016 6pm to Midnight
Davie Village between Burrard and Jervis. The event is free and all-ages, however, those wishing to drink at the event must purchase a RFID wristband. Tickets: advance $5+fee/ Door $10
TERRY WALLACE MEMORIAL BREAKFAST INFO
Saturday July 30, 2016 8am
Jim Deva Plaza in the Davie Village
FRIENDS & COMPANY 2016 FIREWORKS VIEWING PRIDE PARTY, PRESENTED BY TD INFO <SOLD OUT>
Saturday July 30, 2016 8pm
TD Tower, 700 W Georgia St. Tickets: $50+Fee
BRUNCH AT THE BOATHOUSE INFO <SOLD OUT>
Sunday July 31, 2016 10am
The Boathouse, 1795 Beach Ave. Tickets: $45
PRIDE FESTIVAL AT SUNSET BEACH INFO
Sunday July 31, 2016 11am
Sunset Beach Park, 1204 Beach Ave.
38TH ANNUAL VANCOUVER PRIDE PARADE INFO
Sunday July 31, 2016 noon
West End, Vancouver
FLYGIRL PRIDE 2016 EVENTS
Chicks Ahoy! Women’s Pride Cruise
Friday July 29, 2016 7pm Boarding. 8pm-11pm Sailing
Magic Yacht Charters - 1601 Bayshore Drive, Coal Harbour
If you’re looking for some maritime mayhem and a rock-your-world dance floor surrounded by stunning scenery, we’ve got the party for you. Let the swanky, yacht-tastic delights of Magic Charm pilot you through a sticky, glittery, rainbow-filled evening of hot music, hot bodies, and hot summer fun. Magic Charm has two floors, two lounges, and two washrooms on each level, not to mention panoramic views, a big outdoor deck, and sleek décor. There is definitely no better way to embark on Pride weekend. – And after you dock back at shore, you can head over to Wild Fruit to keep the party going. $40 Early Bird | $45 Regular | Tix & details: www.flygirlproductions.com
Friday July 29, 2016 8pm-3am
Playhouse Nightclub - 1240 Thurlow, Davie Village
Wild Fruit is the newest delight in the Flygirl party basket. It’s a night to dance your face off, give in to your guilty pleasures, and sing into your beer bottle. If you wish the Backstreet Boys were still together, want to sing Like a Virgin, or just wanna have fun, then come on out to play. This party is down in Davie Village, the best place to be on Pride weekend. $15 Adv | Tix & details: www.flygirlproductions.com
CHICAS in the AFTERNOON
Sunday July 31, 2016 4pm-9pm
Sheraton Wall Centre - 1088 Burrard St.
Want to party with Taryn Manning (OITNB) aka Tiffany "Pennsatucky" Doggett??! Because for Chicas 2016, she is headlining our DJ playbill! Taryn and four luscious DJs will fill the air with full-on beats while you dance and lounge and frolic on the lawn at this pillowy, picnic-y, Pride mayhem garden party and day-club debauchery all blended into one. Set in the beautiful garden at the Sheraton Wall Centre – just steps from the Davie Street Gay Village – this party is always joy-filled, always fabulous, and only happens once a year. Whether you like to strut your stuff or keep your cool, there’s summer magic here for everyone. $50 Adv. | Tix & details: www.flygirlproductions.com
Hershe Bar-Where The Girls Are!
Sunday July 31, 2016 9pm-2am
Harbour Event Centre & Prive Nightclub - Both at 750 Pacific Blvd
Once again, Flygirl will be hosting THE biggest party of Pride. HERSHE is so big it transforms two clubs into one giant party. Two dancefloors, two thundering sound systems, lights, lasers, and world-rocking DJs in both venues. This premiere nightclub experience is truly the golden ticket of Pride. For 2016, we're excited to introduce the trailblazing DJ Automaton from Los Angeles, who seamlessly mixes multiple genres of music and always packs the dance floor. As well, we’ve got a bevy of local heavy-hitters DJ’s - Riki Rocket, Miss M, Kasey Riot and Armistice. One ticket gets you into both Pride-pumping venues. $25 Early Bird, $30 Regular | Tix & details:
Tickets Available: Online www.flygirlproductions.com and Little Sisters 1238 Davie St.
Celebrities Nightclub Pride Weekend (1022 Davie St.)
Andrew Christian and Vancouver designer Dirt Squirrel have teamed up to bring together a night of sexy men in underwear, a runway show and Go Go dance performances. Sexy Tribal House and Tech House from DJ Pornstar featuring Andrew Christian model, Cory Lee and Mr. Gay Canada, Derek Bedry as they hit the stage for a double-header Underwear Fashion Show. Tickets: $10
A Club Called Rhonda heads up north to visit y’all for Pride and she’s bringing the celebration cavalry with her. Prepare for PURE PARTY PARADISE as Los Angeles’ original queen bitch #ACCR hits Celebrities Nightclub for a PANSEXUALLY CHARGED EVENING of UNITY beyond borders. Tickets: $20-$25
Change has been a constant theme throughout the successful career of Green Velvet, but as he has crossed genres, explored themes from the comedic to the serious and changed monikers, the common thread running through the music he has made for nearly two decades is its roots in and dedication to the Chicago House sound. Tickets: $30
Starting right after the Pride Parade with History’s famous T-Dance (2:30pm-9pm) ft. DJs DARYLO & GRAYSON REPP w/ Best Butt contest 4pm hosted by Iona Whipp! Then from 9pm until 4am DJs – and – will pack the dancefloor, plus there will be go go dancers non-stop. History is a Pride Party Marathon you won’t want to miss! No cover before 8pm, Cover charge after 8pm: unknown
JUNCTION PRIDE WEEKEND (1138 Davie St.)
Friday July 29th
FUNKTION PRIDE – Blacklight Edition
Dj Drew brings his top 40 hits, Dj Mike Bermudez will be opening to set the mood!! Sexy GoGo Boys will hit the stage at 11pm!! Doors at 9pm, $12 cover charge and service until 4AM!! DONT FORGET TO WEAR YOUR NEON!!
Saturday July 30th
We have a full night in store for you!! Starting the night off with "absolut drag-u-lous" starring Carlotta Gurland guests then dance the night away to Dj Mike Bermudez until 4AM!! Doors at 9pm, $15 cover charge and showtime 10:45pm!!
Sunday July 31st
PRIDE T-DANCE – Gay Anthems
Happy Pride Vancouver!! Doors open at noon and service until 4am!! Our annual Pride T-Dance is going to be so much fun!! Dj Robyn Graves will be playing all the gay anthems from 1:30 to 6:30pm!! $5 cover
Sunday July 31st
PRIDE DANCE PARTY HAPPY PRIDE VANCOUVER!! "PRIDE DANCE PARTY" with Dj's Mike Bermudez & Drew!! Spotlight entertainment by Valynne Vile, Carlotta Gurl & Joan-E!! Doors at 8pm, $15 cover charge and service until 4am!!
Monday August 1st
Relax by day and party by night!! Our patio opens at noon!! Trivia with Richard Romano at 7:30pm!! Dance the night away to Dj Del Stamp after 11pm!! No Cover with $3.50 Highballs and $4.50 domestic beers all day long!!
More info: go to Junction site
PUMPJACK PRIDE WEEKEND (1167 Davie St.)
Thursday July 28th: “UNDERWEAR PARTY – traffic light”
Dj Mumbles, doors 9pm, $5 cover, GoGo Dancers. Open 1pm to 4am (patio closes at 10pm)
Friday July 29th: “WET & WILD – Cellblock 13”
Dj Del Stamp, 9pm doors, $10 cover, Strippers in the shower. Open 1pm to 4am (patio closes at 10pm)
Saturday July 30th: “BLACK”
Dj Quest, doors 9pm, $10 cover, GoGo dancers. Strict dress code in effect – rubber, leather, denim, fetish. Open 1pm to 4am (patio closes at 10pm)
Sunday July 31st: “PRIDE KEGGAR”
Dj Nick Bertossi, GoGo Dancers “splash & flash” 1pm-9pm, No cover
Note: There will be a long long and huge line-up after the parade finished. So if you want to avoid a line-up, go soon as possible after the parade (even before the parade ends) or try late evening. :)
“FUROSHIOUS” Dj Mumbles, Open 9pm to 4am (patio closes at 10pm) No cover
Monday August 1st: “RECOVERY” Corona & Tequilas on special, Open 1pm to 3am (patio closes at 10pm). No cover
More info: go to Pumpjack Site
Vancouver Art and Leisure Alternative Pride
Thursday JULY 28 - Trans Pride ARTIST SHOWCASE, $10.00
Friday JULY 29 - Elastic Pride ART SHOW / TALKS / PERFORMANCES, $5.00
Friday JULY 29 - Pride is for Everyone PRIDE FRIDAY, $20.00
Friday JULY 29 - Prancehall II A QUEER DANCEHALL EXPERIENCE, $15.00
Saturday JULY 30 - The Downlow: Masquerade Ball PRIDE SATURDAY, $25.00
Saturday JULY 31 - Backdoor: Pride Edition PRIDE SUNDAY, $25.00 / $30.00
More Info: Here
XYYVR PRIDE WEEKEND 1216 Bute St.
Two amazing events featuring some of the Playboy all stars from the past year all in one night! Tickets on sale at $15
FOURPLAY - A DRAG SHOWCASE, starring Kendall Gender, Ilona, Mila Dramatic & Coco Klein hosted by Shanda Leer.
PLAYBOY - HIPHOP & RnB PRIDE PARTY, starring Jane Smokr with dj's Domtop & Jef Leppard & special guest performers.
STUDIO (8pm-10pm) - The critically acclaimed and audience adored monthly show is moving a week earlier so that we can ALL celebrate with our favourite Tipsy Aunt Shanda Leer during Pride Weekend! Guest Starring a Vancouver favourite Iona Whipp. Tickets (STUDIO only) on sale at $10
ONYX (10pm-close) - starring Australian DJ sensation DJ Kitty Glitter - 10pm-close with performances by Brooke Lynn Hytes and GoGo star Eddie Eduardo opening set by DJ Landon James. Tickets (STUDIO & ONIX) on sale at $35
HOT BEATS. COOL DRINKS. You’ll be sure to dance up a sweat with our line-up of DJs, featuring: G-LUVE (YVR), ALMOND BROWN (SEA), CHARLES GUILTERRE (PDX). Limited advance tickets $10 available now. More tickets will be available at the door the day of the event.
The perfect dismissal, "Bye Felicia!" is a goodbye given to any unwanted, irritating, or disliked person, place or thing. Now get your #PrideON and say BYE FELICIA! to all the negativity in your life.
Performances by: Alma B Itches, Shitney Houston (PDX), AARQUII (PDX), NONI St DARLING (PDX), Dai Burger (NYC). Tickets: $10
To protest discrimination & celebrate gender diversity.
4 DJ's, 3 Rooms, 2 Dance Floors, 2 Mr RUFF + 10 MENofRUFF. Upstairs: MUMBLES & Karsten SOLLORS (Chicago), Downstairs: Jay DOUGLAS & Brian Maier (SFO). Live Erotic show by: Stephen & Tim - 11:30pm downstairs, Shane & Chris - 12:30 upstairs.
Tickets: $30 Regular price until July 28 inclusively, $35 Day of/Door
Available now online and at Topdrawers, 809 Davie Street (@Howe Street).
We will begin in McSpadden Park at 11 AM with some pre-March festivities and a community art project. 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.
Saturday July 30, 2016 Doors 2pm-4am
Sunday July 31, 2016 Doors 1pm-4am
Cover $: unknown
BOOTCAMP: the first time Toronto's Prism Festival's present BOOTCAMP- Vancouver on Friday night featuring Adult Entertainer Christian Powers! $35 Advance Tickets
SIN: Friday Night the official after-party for BOOTCAMP VANCOUVER. $25 Advance Tickets
GLITTER: our Pride Saturday Main Event moves to the stunning Imperial, $40 Tickets Advance Level 1, $50 Tickets Advance Level 2
PLAY: Saturday Night After-hours, $25 Advance Tickets
TROUBLE: 16th Annual Sunday Afternoon Post Parade T-Dance. This year's Trouble T-dance will be at the stunning South Beach-themed Cabana Lounge, $12 Advance Tickets
UNITED PRIDE: Sunday Night AfterHour and Closing Party. $60 Advance Tickets
Tickets available online or at Little Sister's and Topdrawers on Davie street.
East Van's tropical gay oasis! Man Up Pride official day-after-party! A ONCE/YR EXPERIENCE!!
☼ Tropical transformation by Greenscape Design & Decor
☼ 15 foot pool & lots of "grass" (get it)
☼ outdoor bar, food trucks, treat stand, games
☼ supremely unpretentious chill fucking vibes
Tickets: $20 advance online or at little Sisters
For the first time EVER, Bearracuda gets to party on PRIDE SATURDAY! Join 100's of guys from all over Canada and the U.S. for one massive night at our new Pride venue - Red Room Ultra Bar! This stunning venue will be hopping with furry faces until 4am! $40 advance / $50 at the door
Starring DJ's Nick Bertossi & DJ Quest with Brooke Lynn Hytes, Gia Metric and hosted by Tatiana. Tickets on sale starting at $45
Starring DJ PAULO with a performance by Circuit DIVA Shokra. opening set by Del Stamp. GOGO performances by: Strongjaws, Jacob Hoxsey, Jonathan Paul, Steven Raye Sunshine, Eddie Eduardo, Dimitri Rojas, GR Jeff, Daniel Stilla. Tickets on sale starting at $55
This event takes place on our signature boat, the MV Britannia - Vancouver's largest charter vessel. With sounds of house and nu-disco, and performances by some of Vancouver’s legendary queens, this event sells out every year and boasts an incredibly fun crowd. No matter how you want to party this pride, this is the event to be at. Music By: Jay Douglas | SPRLVR. Hosted By: Joan-E | Carlotta Gurl | Mandy Kamp. Tickets: $65 (include a buffet dinner) online
Cruisey-T Pride Go Go Cruise
Sunday July 31, 2016 Boarding 5pm - Sailing 6pm-9:30pm
This boat is notoriously our sexiest cruise of the weekend. Enjoy the sounds of House & Top 40 on-board the yacht-style Harbour Princess. This boat has 3 levels, including a massive rooftop dancefloor and is the best place, enjoy the views and dance in the sun. Music By: Zach Shore | Kasha Kennedy, Hosted By: Raquel Blake | Ilona | Coco Klein. Tickets: $60 (include a buffet dinner) online
This event takes place on the MV Britannia, and has been nicknamed the industry cruise - this boat tends to be much more chill and laid back afternoon compared to Sunday, and is known for hosting many locals, industry staff, The Vancouver Pride Board, extended visitors and special out of town guests. Arguably the best cruise of the entire season. Music By: Del Stamp | DomTop, Hosted by: Jaylene Tyme | Iona Whipp. Tickets: $65 (include a buffet dinner) online
Tickets also available at Top Drawers and Celebrities Nightclub.
NOTE: NO ATM on onboard... please bring cash for your cocktails. Dress warm as it can get cool out on the water
PATIO PARTY 4pm-10pm, DJ China G (rebel girl) SF, Ms. Jackson (drtybtch) SF, Skylar Love (lick club), Airick X (BLOWPONY)
PRIDE DANCE PARTY-10PM -2am (TABU RooM)
Tickets: PATIO PARTY $7, DANCE PARTY $10, PURCHASE both Parties $15
Once again, a time for celebration, and a time for Two-Spirit family and friends to gather and enjoy the merriment of PRIDE. We invite you to join us, as we gather and enjoy dancing, Two-Spirit entertainers, and traditional snacks.
DJ MATT EFFECT (AUS), DJ TOMMY K (SEA) & FRIENDS - LIVE SHOWS - 2 LEVELS!
Tickets: $20 (Available online and at Little Sister’s Bookstore in July) + service charge), $25 will be charged at the door.
All tickets sold through PayPal will be reversed in the next few days.
Our theme for the 2016 pride week was selected long before things took such drastic turns for the worse, such as the Orlando shooting for instance. With hateful occurrence like this the words have even more meaning than before. WE ARE ONE.
We Are One Pride Celebration runs from Saturday, August 6 to Saturday, August 13, 2016. Not all of our events require tickets; for those that do, tickets sales began earlier today. Tickets are available here.
The Vancouver Queer Film Festival runs from August 11th to 21st, celebrating the best in independent queer cinema. With over 80 films from around the world, VQFF is the largest queer arts event in western Canada, and the second largest film festival in Vancouver. Join us for 11 days of films, performances, panels, & parties! Tickets and event info coming soon at queerfilmfestival.ca
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