By Jessica Brodeur
El Hangover Parking Lot Party presented by Pony Boy
Aug. 2, Cobalt Motor Inn Parking Lot
Outdoor tiki beach party complete with sand, tots pool and (crossed fingers for) sunshine.
Performances by China G, Lisa De Lux & Airick X.
Vancouver 2014 Pride Parade
Aug. 3, starts from Robson at Thurlow, noon – 3 p.m.
Performers on parade for a crowd of half a million.
Pride Festival & Market
Aug. 3, Sunset Beach
The end of the Pride Parade route leads to a festival with local artisans, entertainment, beer garden and more.
Genderfest’s Unicorn Born 2 Party
Aug. 3, Maritime Labour Centre 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
DJ T, DJ She & DJ Manybothans bring the music, baggage-free queer & allies bring the fun.
Vancouver Int’l Pride Tennis Tournament
Aug. 2-4, Stanley Park Tennis Courts
Queer Arts Festival presented by Pride in Art
July 23 – Aug. 9
A three-week multidisciplinary showcase of arts, music, dance, and workshops for artists.
Reverb: A Queer Reading Series
Aug. 6, Roundhouse Exhibition Hall
Six writers and poets read their written work in an open, accessible environment.
New West Pride Fest
Aug. 8 – 16
Kicking off with the Stonewall Dance Party and ending with the Columbia Street Party, a week of pride in the royal city.
The Drag Show: Pride Edition
Aug. 10, The Heritage Grill, New Westminster
Pros may take the stage, but everyone will be dancing late into the night for this special edition of The Drag Show.
$10, Doors 7:30 p.m.
Queer Film Festival
Aug. 14 – 24
80+ films from over 11 countries.
Tickets available at Little Sister’s bookstore, 1238 Davie St.
Man Up: Slow Jams
Aug. 30, The Cobalt
Drag kings taking masculinity to the next level onstage.