Pride weekend is fast approaching, and Vancouver is gearing up for the festivities with parties planned all over the city.
The music will be blasting, the dance floors will be packed, and the costumes will be incredible—as always—at any and all of these events.
Tickets are already on sale, so make the most of the weekend by planning out where you’ll be—before everything sells out!
It’s just a shame there isn’t enough time in a weekend to hit up all of these…
What: Bring “The Robot” out of retirement at this disco party, or take a break from dancing to play some classic arcade games like Super Mario Bros., Tetris, and more—all are free to play.
Where: Celebrities Nightclub, 1022 Davie St, Vancouver
When: Saturday, August 5, 8 pm to 2 am
Tickets: $15, available here
What: A Pride pool party hosted at the Westin Grand, this one is sure to be a big splash. DJ Nick Bertossi, DJ Domdrop, and more will be keeping the party going, so bring your brightest swimsuit to get the Saturday started right.
Where: The Westin Grand, 433 Robson St, Vancouver
When: Saturday, August 5, noon to 6 pm
Tickets: $45-60, available at Eventbrite
What: Man Up is a monthly drag show taking place at the Cobalt. Each month has a different theme, and what better time to check out performers strutting their stuff than during Vancouver’s Pride Weekend.
Where: The Cobalt, 917 Main St, Vancouver
When: Friday, August 4, 9 pm to 2 am
Tickets: $20 advance at Brown Paper Tickets, $23 at the door
What: There’s no better—or more Vancouver—way to celebrate than with live music, and Queer as Funk has that in abundance. They will be kicking off Pride weekend at the Commodore Ballroom, and all are welcome.
Where: The Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville St, Vancouver
When: Friday, August 4, 8 to 11:30 pm
Tickets: $30, available at ticketmaster
What: In what is promising to be a hot night at the Odyssey leading up to the big Pride Parade, FukR Vancouver is bringing in New York DJ Corey Craig to crowd the dance floor with men, music, dance, and play.
Where: The Odyssey Bar and Nightclub, 686 W Hastings St, Vancouver
When: Saturday, August 5, 8 pm to 4 am
Tickets: $20 for early bird, $30 for pre-sale, available at Eventbrite
What: Check out this gigantic dance party, as Simone Denny, Nina Bo’nina Brown, and DJ Matt Effect put on live performances that will get all the feet moving.
Where: Harbour Event Centre, 750 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver
When: Saturday, August 5, 9 pm to 4 am
Tickets:$40 for general admission, $60 for VIP, available at Ticketweb
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