Are your ready for Vancouver Pride 2015?
Thousands will gather in downtown Vancouver to celebrate this Sunday’s 37th Annual Pride Parade! Vancouver’s pride week is an integral part of Vancouver’s summer festivals. It is expected to be a glitzy, colourful and an extravagant party! Be sure to join in on the Pride fun!
History of the Pride Parade
Vancouver’s earliest Pride celebration began in 1973 when the Gay Alliance Towards Equality (GATE) organized a picnic and art exhibit in Ceperley Park. The first Pride Parade dates back to 1978 and has evolved into one of Vancouver’s most vibrant summer festivals.
Your Pride Parade Guide
When: Sunday, August 2 from noon to 3pm.
Where: Parade begins at noon at the intersection of Robson and Thurlow. The parade will travel towards Robson Street, Denman Street and Beach Avenue in downtown Vancouver’s West End neighbourhood.
2015 Pride Theme
This year’s theme is the Gender Superheroes which was selected to reflect the diversity of the community and to inspire the new generation to come out and be proud. Just like a superhero!
Pride Week Events
Pride week is upon us. If you are looking for events and activities to celebrate Vancouver pride you will love this entertaining list!
Pride Block Party
Celebrate Pride weekend in style! Bring out your best dance moves as you can groove to some of the best DJ’s at the annual Davie Street Block Party this Friday!
Pride Party at the Edge!
All that celebrating can work up an appetite! Join us at the Edge Social Grille & Lounge for your Pride after party! Come indulge in our new Sunday Brunch menu or our signature appetizers and cocktails!
Showing our support for the Loud Pride Parade Float!
The BEST WESTERN PLUS Chateau Granville Hotel & Suites & Conference Centre is honoured to announce that it will be sponsoring the LOUD Business Association’s Pride Parade Float for 2015! Keep a close eye out for the Chateau Granville at the Pride Parade!
Get your rainbow coloured outfits out and show your pride support for the LGBTQ community. Have an amazing Pride Week!