Second and 4th Thursdays each month 7-10pm, and every third Sunday 2-5pm at 8x6, 1775 Haro St. Stroking sessions for 19+ men. "Solo bate, mutual buddy stroking, small group or larger circle jerking." Membership required, those 25 or under pay just $5.
Every Thursday 7- 9:30pm at St Paul's Anglican Church, Recreation Hall. 1140 Jervis St. Lesson early in the evening, then an opportunity to dance and sharpen your skills. Just show up...there's always a partner available to dance with -- easy, fun, and most of all a chance to meet great people and to help support your community at large. $10 donation
Every 4th Friday of the month, 9pm-2am at XY, Vancouver’s newest Gay club in the heart of Davie Village --upstairs at 1216 Bute Street off Davie. Rooftop patio, private booths, hot staff, all-male go-go/strippers review and dance. Pre-show with DJ GingerBear.
Now ongoing through September 24, 2016, 4 plays on 2 stages: The Merry Wives of Windsor, music, flirting, fun and fairies; Romeo+Juliet, young star-crossed lovers inspire us/ break our hearts; Othello, man blessed with power, respect and love until his fatal act of jealousy; and Pericles, a prince's quest for love and the meaning of life. See website for details, dates and times:
July + August, 2016. Vancouver's biggest event, the largest offshore fireworks competition in the world, attracting up to 400,000 spectators along English Bay each evening. Operated by the Not For Profit Vancouver Fireworks Festival Society.
July 30, 2016, 9pm-4am, at Red Room Ultrabar, 398 Richards. The big bear night heads north again from SF. DJ HIFI SEAN (London) & dancers. Photos by Scott Iverson Photography - Super Furry Dancers. Tickets $30-40 online or $50 at the door.
July 31 - August 1st Sunday and Monday Pride dates. Vancouver's Largest T Dance Party Cruises on the Pacific Ocean -- since 1991. 19+ all-genders party on board 3-level vessel, 1st/ 2nd level dance floors, fully licensed bars; top deck dance and enjoy the sunhine, music, and great views of the Pacific Ocean. Light meal included w/ $40 ticket.
July 31, 2016. Pride Festival & Pride Parade noon-3pm down Robson from Thurlow to Denman, down to Alexandra Park and Pacific St. Other events leading up to the big day typically include: Pride Run & Walk + Picnic in the Park + Davie Street Block Party between Burrard and Jervis.
July 31, 2016, 8pm-2am at Club 8X6. Pacific-Canadian Association of Nudists nudist organization event for gay/bisexual men. Nude socials, all ages men (19+), all body types. Events include: Wreck Beach barbecue parties; Nude Drawing workshops; Skinnydipper Swim Nights, 1st Saturdays at Newton Wave Pool, Surrey; NIFTY Swim, 2nd + last Saturdays at Templeton Pool. Naked Heaven Party.
July 31, 2016, 9pm-2am at Harbour Event Centre/ Privé Nightclub. THE biggest party of Pride - Dance party for women, but absolutely EVERYONE welcome! DJs Automaton (LA), Riki Rocket (UK), Miss M (YVR), Kasey Riot (YVR) & Armistice (YVR). Voted “Best Lesbian Parties” by you. Check out what all the talk is about! Tickets online or Little Sister’s Book Store.
July 31, 2016, 9pm-3am, at Five Sixty, 560 Seymour. "The Epic Battle Continues" - big bear night. DJs Nick Bertossi + Gordon John. Tickets at their website:
July 31, 2016, 9pm-3am at Hindenburg, 23 West Cordova, Special Pride Sunday edition with hot men on two levels in an historic gay venue. DJ Matt Effect (Sydney) headlines with guests + sexy model/ adult film star Aarin Asker performs. DJs upstairs + in the fetish-only basement; go-go dancers, visual art installations. A place for men to cruise/drink/dance/socialize last Saturday/month.
August 11-21, 2016, the 27th annual film festival events; the best in queer independent cinema from around the world. Check out the website for more information on films, screening venues, schedules & year-round events. Venues to include: the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre, SFU's Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, and the Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas.
August 20, 2016. 8pm-1am at Sapperton Hall, 318 Keary St, New Westminster. BDSM/ Fetish party. Sampler hour/ special guest scenes. Tickets: $20 at the door.
September 8-18, 2016, various venues. Annual celebration of theatre for everyone, featuring over 700 performances by 89 artists over 11 days. An “everyone is welcome” selection technique— with Mainstage shows literally drawn out of a hat, giving all artists a chance to participate. Unique site-specific theatre in nooks and crannies of Granville Island.
September 23-24, 2016, 7 + 9:30pm at Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway. Ordinary people from all over the Pacific NW become weekend porn stars, making 5-minute dirty movies for cash prizes! Films run the gamut of LGBT+S sexual styles; funny, thought-provoking, sad, artistic, outrageous, and sexy-because they're real- created and performed by sex-positive people.
October 7, 2016, 9pm-3am at The PINT, 455 Abbott. DJs: GingerBear Todd, Mike Sniffen (Seattle, Shanghaii). Performances by SHANE - Mr. RUFF 2016 + the MENofRUFF. Tix: on sale in September. Ruffplay STEAMWORKS after-party $5 off w/ ticket/wristband.
January 22-29, 2017. An LGBT week of great skiing, partying and great entertainment at the world renowned Whistler ski resort, Whistler Blackcomb, 8,171 acres of pure snow bliss only 3.5 hours drive north of Vancouver. Check their website for full details:
March 31 - April 2, 2017. Weekend for rubber/ fetish men. Wear sexiest sports gear - rubber, lycra, leather - conjure up hot sweaty muscular men giving all to win the game...locker room flesh always welcome! Kick-off party. Main Event Dance Party + Afterparty. See host hotel and other details at website:
Mid-June, 2017 (TBC) at the Roundhouse. Annual 13-day artist-run multi-disciplinary summer arts festival. Among best worldwide, producing/presenting/exhibiting challenging, thought-provoking works that push boundaries/initiate dialogue. Widely acclaimed curated visual art exhibition, performing arts series, workshops, artist talks, panels, media art screenings. See schedule online: