What You Should Do This Long Weekend: Pride & BC Day

The most awesome things to do in Vancouver, August 4-7 2017


It’s one of the most lively weekends of the summer. BC Day long weekend, and of course, Pride! Join the celebrations where everyone is welcome.
Your weekend guide made by our city’s #knowfun Selectors at Do604.

The Pride Undie Run
Friday August 4 downtown Vancouver
As naughtily fun and zany as it sounds.

Queer As Jokes
Friday August 4 at Yuk Yuk’s
This comedic extravaganza isn’t just stand up, there’ll be drag and burlesque, too!

Vancouver Pride with Queer As Funk
Friday August 4 at the Commodore
The funkiest live band in town, celebrate Pride with Vancouver’s own LGBTQ2+ group Queer As Funk.

Relax: Pride Party
Friday August 4 at The Fox
What’s your favourite queer anthem? You’ll hear it at The Fox where you’ll be dancing all night long.

Honey Soundsystem official Davie St block party after party
Friday August 4 at Celebrities
San Francisco-based DJ collective Honey Soundsystem are going to turn up the heat at Pride!

Saturday August 5 at The Orpheum
The living legend is back.

Love Disco: Little Boots DJ set
Saturday August 5 at Gorg-O-Mish
Vancouver loves Little Boots. We wish the UK superstar would just decide to live here so we could dance and sweat to her addictive pop tunes every weekend!

41st Annual Powell Street Festival
Sat & Sun
The largest Japanese Canadian festival in the country and the longest running community arts celebration in Vancouver is back for another weekend of activities, performances, food, and fun.

39th Annual Vancouver Pride Parade
Sunday August 6
You know there’s no other place to be when the Pride Parade is on.

Pussypower! A Pride Burlesque Bash
Sunday August 6 at The Biltmore
NSFW action at The Biltmore.

Babes On Babes – Vancouver Queer Pride Party
Sunday August 6 at Fortune
Flamboyant to the extreme! 10 Queer, Lesbian & Trans Deejays, 4 party rooms, 3 bars, Gogo dancers and Queer talent!

Thrive Artists Talks
Monday August 7 at Mural Festival HQ
THRIVE Talks is a celebration of female-identifying street artists and muralists. All genders and people are welcome to attend this event.

Betty Who
Monday August 7 at The Imperial
Finally! After having to cancel her earlier date due to a lost voice, Aussie pop singer-songwriter darling is coming back to Vancouver!

You can always head to our Vancouver Events calendar, powered by Do604, for a full list of our recommended things to see and do in Vancouver.
And for an wonderfully long list of Pride events to check out this weekend, have a peek at Do604’s Pride Calendar.

Have an awesome long, Pride weekend!