What: Strip down to your underwear and race through the streets before dancing the night away at an epic dance party? The best part is you’ll be taking your clothes off for free with all discarded clothing donated to charity.
Where: Starts at Vancouver Art Gallery, ends at Davie Street.
What: Take back the streets for Pride Weekend in the heart of the Davie Street Village! The party will spill out from the Community Stage at the historic Rainbow Crosswalk, where you can pound the pavement to some of the city’s hottest talent and witness the annual Wimple-In ceremony of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.
Where: Davie Street between Burrard and Jervis, Vancouver
What: If you’re looking for some maritime mayhem and a rock-your-world dance floor surrounded by stunning scenery, this is the party for you. Everyone is welcome at this sticky, glittery, rainbow-filled night of hot music, hot bodies, and hot summer fun.
Where: Magic Yacht Charters – 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver
When: Friday, August 4, boarding at 7 pm, sailing from 8 to 11 pm
What: A by-donation community breakfast honouring one of the founders of Pride in Vancouver. Enjoy syrup-covered pancakes and other breakfast delights in the heart of the Davie Village, courtesy of Independent Grocer.
Where: Jim Deva Plaza – intersection of Davie Street and Bute Street,
When: Saturday, August 5, at 8 am
Pride Festival at Sunset Beach
What: Browse more than 100 exhibitors in the Pride Market, including local artisans and community organizations. Bands, drag performers, and speakers will be featured on the main stage, with DJs spinning in the beer garden throughout the day.
Where: Sunset Beach Park – 1204 Beach Avenue, Vancouver
When: Sunday, August 6 at 11 am
Vancouver Pride Parade 2017
What: Attracting crowds of more than 650,000, the annual Pride Parade is the city’s largest parade and is renowned on the international stage as on of the largest and most successful events in the world, in support of LGBTQQ+ communities.
Where: West End (Davie Street, Robson Street, and Denman Street), Vancouver
What: Vancouver’s infamous party cruise is back for 2017, with an aquatic adventure on the MV Britannia. With DJs spinning House and Nu_Disco, alongside performances from some of the city’s legendary drag queens, it’s sure to sell out so get your tickets while you still can.