4 best Valentine's Day parties in Vancouver

Dec 19 2017, 1:59 pm

To be honest, I’m not really a big fan of Valentine’s Day. The social pressure to consume and buy things for your person… and what if you’re single? Then what?

At least this year’s V-Day magically fell on a weekend so we can look forward to some awesome shows. So whatever your status, round up some people you love and choose one of these parties to check out, listen to some great music, and of course dance your face off.

Jay-Z Loves Beyonce

What better day than B-Day, I mean V-Day, to celebrate one of the greatest couples of our time? Local DJs Flipout, Seko, Cherchez, Andishe and Lil India will be playing all the Bey and Jay hits you know and love till the wee hours of the morning. Roll up with your significant other all Drunk In Love or bring your single friends in hope of finding the Bonnie to your Clyde (or vice versa).

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Tickets: $10 in advanced
Address: Electric Owl Social Club – 928 Main Street, Vancouver
Time: 10:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Stwo at Sup Fu? Saturdays

The 21-year-old Parisian producer from HW&W will be joined by local DJs Hustle and Flipout this Valentine’s Day at Fortune Sound Club to bring you feels from the city of love! His smooth remixes and original production will have you vibing all night for real.

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Tickets: $15 in advanced
Address: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
Time: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Shade 95.3: Candygram Edition

This night is going to be the happiest, cutest and pinkest time of your life. Ghibli, Ponibbi and Klslwsk together form Manicure Records where they make sugary-sweet and high energy PC music for the masses. Spend some extra time on your outfit and let your inner club kid shine on the dance floor at the new Vancouver Art & Leisure location.

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Tickets: $12 in advanced
Address: Vancouver Art & Leisure – 1965 Main Street, Vancouver (Backdoor Entrance)
Hours: 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.

I Love Soulection

Sango, Esta, Waldo, Lakim and Andre Power will be bringing the Soulection experience to Vancouver this Valentine’s Day at the very dope Autoforms space on Clark St. The global collective of DJs, artists and producers wish be pushing their signature Sounds Of Tomorrow though the speakers and into your earholes till 4 in the morning.

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Tickets: Sold out online but keep checking the event page for the latest ticket info
Address: Autoform – 1885 Clark Drive, Vancouver
Hours: 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.