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Happyland Festival celebrates Vancouver Pride with Orville Peck, Big Freedia, and Perfume Genius – July 31, 2022

posted Friday, July 29, 2022

by: in Events, Featured Events, Pride, Queer, Vancouver

The first annual HAPPYLAND Festival, a fully inclusive Pride celebration, takes place July 31, 2022 at the PNE Amphitheatre and Playland Amusement Park in Vancouver. HAPPYLAND will bring a one-of-a-kind experience to festival-goers with exclusive access to the concert venue plus Playland’s thrill rides, and all the unique amusement park food Playland has to offer. […]

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Vancouver Art and Leisure presents Alternative Pride – July 29 to 31, 2022

posted Monday, July 25, 2022

by: in Pride, Queer, Vancouver

Vancouver Art and Leisure is presenting Alternative Pride once again this year with xix events at three locations, over one weekend, July 29-31st, 2022. This year’s Alternative Pride theme is “Mystical Forest”, based on the incredible theme artwork that will be transforming some of Vancouver’s most iconic landmarks and greasiest after-hours into an adventure through […]

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Vancouver’s Celebration of Light fireworks returns with a special Canadian Snowbird flyover

posted Wednesday, July 20, 2022

by: in Events, Featured Events, Vancouver

The unforgettable energy of the Honda Celebration of Light  returns for its milestone 30th year and feature an amazing display of breathtaking fireworks July 23, July 27, and July 30. The event will also feature a celebration of music, food, and culture – but a highlight will undoubtedly occur on Wednesday, July 27th when Canada takes […]

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Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours offers many unique experiences, including The Really Gay History Tour

posted Monday, July 18, 2022

by: in Queer, Vancouver

Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours stages walking tours and special events that celebrate Vancouver history, telling stories that don’t make it onto the tour buses. Tales of crime, corruption, and sin. As notorious former mayor L.D. Taylor once said…”We’re a port city. This ain’t no Sunday School town!” The company started as a daydream. In 2011, […]

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Vancouver Folk Music Festival, featuring Taj Mahal, The New Pornographers, and more – July 15 to 17, 2022

posted Tuesday, July 12, 2022

by: in Music, Vancouver

After a two-year hiatus, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival is returning to Jericho Beach Park for its 45th year, taking place July 15th to 17th, 2022. The Festival is a Canadian cultural institution, a unique community-based celebration internationally renowned for presenting the finest traditional and contemporary folk and roots music from around the world. Each […]

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OSITA – Vancouver supper club transforms into upscale, modern dining and entertainment venue

posted Friday, July 8, 2022

by: in Dance, Dining, Hospitality, Vancouver

OSITA has officially opened on Vancouver’s east side in the heart of Little Italy on Commercial Drive. Located in the former location of Federico’s Supper Club, new owner Jesse Sugarman wants to keep that old school supper club vibe alive, offering shareable snacks, creative cocktails, and an eclectic range of live entertainment. The concept behind […]

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Vancouver Craft Beer & Music Festival returns under new ownership – July 9 & 10, 2022

posted Thursday, July 7, 2022

by: in Events, Featured Events, Vancouver

VCBW Craft Beer & Music Festival is happening July 9 to 10, 2022 at the PNE Fairgrounds. With an ambitious new ownership team at the forefront, VCBW returns bigger and better than ever before with a number of new and expanded features. The Lower Mainland’s largest craft beer festival will have over 150 craft beers and […]

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FlyOver Canada’s “Windborne: Call of the Canadian Rockies” opens July 1, 2022 (Vancouver)

posted Thursday, June 30, 2022

by: in Events, Featured Events, Vancouver

FlyOver Canada’s newest ride experience, Windborne: Call of the Canadian Rockies is premiering in Vancouver on July 1, 2022. It eatures epic footage captured in the most remote areas of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, treating guests to a spectacular journey through snow-capped peaks, turquoise lakes, and picturesque valleys. Filmed over two years by FlyOver Attraction’s […]

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Bard on the Beach returns with a full slate of Shakespeare classics (Vancouver)

posted Saturday, June 25, 2022

by: in Events, Featured Events, Theatre, Vancouver

Bard on the Beach is one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare festivals. Returning to Sen̓ákw/Vanier, this year’s Festival, which runs from June 8 to September 24, 2022. The season begins on June 8 with Shakespeare’s comic masterpiece A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It follows four young lovers and a troupe of stumbling actors into an enchanted […]

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OH CANADA! Canadian LGBTQ Music Artists You Need To Know

posted Wednesday, August 25, 2021

by: in Dance, Entertaining, Events, Fashion, Lesbian, Montreal, Music, Ottawa, Pride, Queer, Streaming Online, Television, Theatre, Toronto, Trans, Vancouver

Music will forever flourish. But music hasn’t always been the most accepting or space space for marginalized communities. In truth it still isn’t. Historically many artists have been encouraged to hide or remain silent about their sexuality and gender identity. And the opportunities for our Queer Trans BIPOC community members has been extremely limited. But […]

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