Public Disco is hosting a 3-day Lumière block party next month

Oct 23 2019, 3:04 pm

This November, Lumière will be bringing some stunning art installations to brighten up Vancouver’s West End and the downtown core.

English Bay, Jim Deva Plaza, Lot 19, and šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square, formerly known as the North Plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery, will see more than 25 interactive art installations.

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Also new to this year’s festivities is a three-day outdoor block party hosted by Public Disco.

On each night of Lumière, from November 1 to 3, Public Disco will transform Davie and Bute Street into a tented pop-up venue, packed with art, live music, dance performances, and drag shows.

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Public Disco’s Laneway Cabaret Series (Gabriel Martins/Public Disco)

Friday will see the party start with music by DJ Hao2 and Easy Bake Coven at 5 pm, followed by a dance performance at 6 pm, and a drag show featuring Alma B*tches and Continental Breakfast & PM at 8 pm.

Saturday will have several different DJs performing from 3 pm onwards and dance performances between 4 pm and 10 pm.

On Sunday, Bye Felicia will host an afternoon T-Dance with music and drag, as well as the party’s final drag show at 4 pm, featuring Amy Grindhouse, Coco, and Eva Scarlett.

Organizers say that the pop-up will also include a fully licensed bar, featuring Stanley Park Beer, Lonetree Cider, and Nude Vodka Soda.

Lumière Block Party 2019

When: Friday, November 1 to Sunday, November 3, 2019
Time: Starting times vary based on date
Where: Bute and Davie Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free