Your Guide to Vancouver Pride

Plot out your itinerary for one of the year's biggest annual parties.

July 29, 2015

2015 marks the 37th anniversary of Vancouver Pride, with this year’s edition bringing together people from all walks of life under the banner Gender Super Heroes. Bringing more than 650,000 people to the downtown core, the world’s fifth largest Pride parade and festival kicks off this weekend with a plethora of entertainment on offer. Here are some of our picks for you to check out this long weekend. Enjoy!

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FRIDAY, JULY 31

Trans, Twospirit & Genderqueer Liberation and Celebration March
5:30pm
Gathering and sign-making at Clark Park; march ends at Victoria Park
Vancouverpride.ca
Free

Davie Street Pride Block Party
6pm-12am
Davie Street from Burrard to Jervis streets
Vancouverpride.ca
Free for general attendance  ($5 for 19+ wristbands)

Pride Dance Party
9pm-late
PumpJack Pub (1167 Davie St.)
Vancouverpride.ca
Tickets: $7 / 19+

Odyssey Pride Friday
9pm-late
The Odyssey Bar & Nightclub (686 W. Hastings St.)
Facebook.com/TheOdysseyBar
Tickets: $25 and up / 19+

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 1

Terry Wallace Memorial Breakfast
8am-12pm
Bute Plaza (Davie St. @ Bute)
Facebook.com/VancouverPrideSociety
Entry by donation

Pride in the Village Barbecue
12-4pm
Bute Plaza (Davie St. @ Bute)
Vancouverpride.ca
Entry by donation

Laugh Out! starring Elvira Kurt
8pm
Vogue Theatre (918 Granville St.)
Voguetheatre.com
Tickets: $29.50-$49.50

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 2
 
Parade Viewing at AllStar Wings and Ribs
10am
AllStar Wings and Ribs (808 Bute St.)
Vancouverpride.ca
Tickets: $35

Parade Viewing at The Boathouse
10am
The Boathouse Restaurant (1795 Beach Ave.)
Vancouverpride.ca
Tickets: $45

Pride Festival and Market
11am-6pm
Sunset Beach Park (at the end of the Pride Parade route, Beach Ave.)
Vancouverpride.ca
Free

37th Annual Vancouver Pride Parade 2015
12-3pm
Route: Along Robson St. and Thurlow St.,
heading west to Denman St. to Pacific St. and Beach Ave.,
finishing at Sunset Beach Park.
Vancouverpride.ca
Free

Dinning with Divas
4pm-12am
The Boathouse Restaurant (1795 Beach Ave.)
Facebook.com/VancouverPrideSociety
Tickets: $45

Swirl Party
4pm-1am
AllStar Wings & Ribs (808 Bute St.)
Facebook.com/VancouverPrideSociety
Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

Untoxicated (drug and alcohol-free outdoor party)
7pm-12am
Shoppers Drug Mart parking lot (1125 Davie St.)
Vancouverpride.ca
Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 at the door

Simone Denny Live: A Friends & Company Pride Concert
8pm-2am
Twelvewest (1219 Granville St.)
Friendsandcompany.ca
Tickets: $30 (includes 1 drink); $99 (VIP: private bar, complimentary cocktails, prime views) / 19+

Pride Youth Dance
8pm-12pm
Coal Harbour Community Centre (480 Broughton St.)
Facebook.com/VancouverPrideSociety
Entry by donation / Youth aged 14-25

Pink: The Official Pride After-Party
9 pm-late
Lips Resto (1143 Davie St.)
Vancouverpride.ca
Tickets: $10 / 19+

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 8

Pride Night at Whitecaps
7pm-late
BC Place (777 Pacific Blvd.)
Facebook.com/VancouverPrideSociety
Tickets: $35, or $50 (ticket + Pride scarf)

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