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Here's a mega list of 2SLGBTQ+ events during Pride Season in Vancouver

It's not just any list, it's a mega list!🏳️‍🌈
pride month events 2022
Celebrate Pride all summer in Vancouver with queer events happening in the city.

Queer events happen around Vancouver throughout the year, but summertime is special, so we've put together a mega roundup of all the 2SLGBTQ+ events happening around town.

With most events happening during the biggest weekend of Pride season, it's probably a good idea to plan ahead to avoid getting stuck in traffic jams.

We'll be updating this list as more events are announced, so bookmark this page and check back often.

Really Gay History Tour

This walking tour celebrates the unsung heroes of Vancouver's queer community, from drag kings to transgender crime fighters to queer church ministers. Check out an exciting and informative video of this vibrant tour. 

When: Every Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Tours start outside the Robert Lee YMCA at 955 Burrard St.

Cost: From $29

Fleurs de Villes Pride

Nooks and corners around Yaletown and the West End will be in full bloom during Pride as Fleurs de Villes adorns the city with floral rainbows, benches, swings and selfie frames.

When: July 27 through Aug. 1

Where: In Yaletown and West End areas

Cost: Free

Pride Takeover

The Diva Show is taking over Gastown to kick off Pride weekend and there will be lots of music, dancing and celebration. 

When: July 28 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Where: Maple Tree Square, Gastown 

Cost: Free

Drag on Board Pride Cruise

How about a drag show on a boat? This one-night cruise features four drag stars, including Vivian Vanderpuss from season three of Canada's Drag Race.

When: July 29 from 7 to 11 p.m.

Where: 760 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver

Cost: $86

Drag Bingo Fundraiser (and afterparty)

Join Carlotta Gurl for a late afternoon bingo with a twist but make sure to stick around for the evening afterparty with music, tacos and beer. Proceeds from the event will go towards the Vancouver Friends for Life Society and Urban Native Youth Association.

When: July 29 from 3 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Tacofino Taco Bar - 15 W Cordova St

Cost: By donation

Pride at the Pier

Celebrate Pride by the water with a distant view of downtown. There will be drag, DJ's and other local, queer talent, plus photo-op spots, food trucks and alcoholic drinks for a good time.

When: July 29 from 5 to 10 p.m.

Where: Shipbuilders Square, Wallace Mews - 125 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver

Cost: Free

Drag Bingo 

Tacofino's annual Drag Bingo Fundraiser will be hosted by Carlotta Gurl, with proceeds from the bingo going towards Vancouver Friends for Life Society and proceeds from every Rose Peach Sangria, Parkside Brewery draught beer, and Strathcona Brewery draught beer purchased donated to the Urban Native Youth Association. The night will end with an after party and lie music.

When: July 29 at 3 p.m.

Where: Tacofino Taco Bar (15 W Cordova St)

Cost: $5

Neon Night Garden Party

Featuring pan-Asian queer artists and allies, this garden party will have a karaoke lounge, live performances, poetry reading, body art, a food market and a pop-up store with products made my local Asian queer artists and allies.

When: July 30 from 5 to 10 p.m.

Where: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden - 578 Carrall St, Vancouver

Cost: $48

Le Hangover

You can dive into this parking lot pool party for a fun Pride celebration. There will be music, food trucks, dancing and drinks.

When: July 30 from Noon to 10 p.m.

Where: 1575 Vernon Dr, Vancouver

Cost: $25

Drag High Tea

You've heard of drag brunch, but how about drag with a side of tea towers, mimosas and Bridgerton dress-up? Don't forget to play the part with your complimentary hand fan as you watch local lords and ladies, the house jester and the Queen put on a show. 

When: July 30 at 1 p.m.

Where: The Chapel at St. Andrew's-Wesley - 1022 Nelson St, Vancouver

Cost: $65

Queer As Funk 

The eight-piece band is coming to town to celebrate Pride. The band has performed at a multitude of community and non-profit events in the city and sold out at Commodore Ballroom for three consecutive years. Now, they're back!

When: July 30 at 7 p.m.

Where: The Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville St, Vancouver)

Cost: $25

Vancouver Pride Parade

The ultimate Pride celebration is back for an in-person parade this year. Queer folks and allies can come together and march in support of the 2SLGBTQAI+ community.

When: July 31 from noon-3 p.m.

Where: Robson St to Denman St to Beach Ave

Cost: Free

Sunset Beach Festival

Come hang out for the day! There will be an artisan market, fun snacks, a beer garden and two stages for live music and drag.

When: July 31 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Sunset Beach Park - 1204 Beach Ave, Vancouver

Cost: Free

AfroQueer Pride Sunday

This pride party is only for Afro-diasporic, Indigenous and Brown Queer communities and will serve West African and Caribbean treats alongside drag performances and an all-Black DJ lineup.

When: July 31 from noon to 6 p.m.

Where: The Beaumont Studios - 316 West 5th Ave, Vancouver

Cost: $25

Teen Pride Festival & Fashion Show

This queer safe space is for teens only! Surrounded by experienced counsellors, community resources and 2SLGBTQ+ business owners, teens can explore a queer marketplace and partake in a fashion show. The event will also have inspiring talks by community leaders and peers, dancing, and a Parent Room where adults can connect, learn and enjoy fun games.

When: August 17 from 49 p.m.

Where: The Beaumont Studios - 316 West 5th Ave, Vancouver

Cost: $12

Drag Shows

Hot T Drag Show - July 28 from 8 to 11 p.m. at Hollywood Theatre (3123 West Broadway)

Late Afternoon Snack Pride Patio Party - Aug. 1 from 4 to 8 p.m. at 1575 Vernon Dr

Lets Go Girls - Aug. 8 from 8 to 10 p.m. at The Hart (238 Abbott St)

Drag Brunches

Party Dogs Drag Brunch - Various dates at Good Dogs Plant Foods (1331 Robson St)

Pride Drag Brunch with Carmen Dior - July 30 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The GPO Bar and Kitchen (136 West Cordova St)

Icons Drag Brunch - July 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The American (926 Main St)

Distillery Drag Brunch - July 31 at 11 a.m. at Yaletown Distillery Bar and Kitchen (1131 Mainland St)

Tapped and Tucked - Aug. 14 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Malone's Social Lounge and Taphouse (608 West Pender St)