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.
Pacific-Canadian Association of Nudists nudist organization periodic events for gay/bisexual men. Nude dances and socials, for men of all ages (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.
January 21, 2017. 8pm-1am at Sapperton Hall, 318 Keary St, New Westminster. Merry Kinky Christmas BDSM/ Fetish party. Large fully-equipped dungeon, 15+ play stations in main area, and on stage for those wishing to play with more privacy. Pansexual events for hetero, gay, bi, lesbian, trans-gendered kinksters. Sampler hour/ special guest scenes. Next: TBA.
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:
February 11, 2017, 9pm-3am, at Odyssey. Over-the-top BDSM fetish party full of sexy surprises. - new home for regular parties, second Saturday/ month, to dance, play, socialize and get naughty in style and safety! DJs/performers, dancing, dungeon play, photo booths, FETISH DRESS CODE, STAGE SHOWS, BONDAGE DEMOS, MOVIE SCREEN-SIZE CUSTOM KINK VISUALS.
February 12, 2017, 10pm-2am at Bar None, 1222 Hamilton St, Yaletown. Flygirl Dance Party for women, but absolutely EVERYONE welcome! DJs and smokin’ hot dancers. Voted Best Lesbian Parties by you. Check out what all the talk is about! Tickets online or Little Sister’s Book Store.
February 16 - March 13, 2017, The Rothstein Theatre, 950 W 41st Av. Telemetry -Shay Kuebler/Radical System Art; The Klezmatics; Yossi Berg/ Oded Graf Dance Theatre; David Broza + Mira Awad; Comedian MARK SCHIFF; Folk Lordz; WRESTLING JERUSALEM; MARBIN; Maya Avraham; Spellbound Contemporary Ballet; Abraham in Motion; Lyla Canté; Landon Braverman + Friends; Birds Sing A Pretty Song.
February 25, 2017, 10pm-3am, at The Odyssey Nighclub. V-Day hangover? Your cure is at Wild Fruit—this month for the first time at the new venue, same 90s, 2000s hits that will get you dancing, singing, and being silly (read: having a wicked time). Featuring: DJs Nathalie + Nathalie Morel.
March 1-25, 2017. Showcasing the magnificent diversity of contemporary dance; 3 weeks of performances, workshops, activities; slow introspection of butoh, dynamic precision of ballet; mixed street dance b-boys w/ Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Enfants terribles Jérôme Bel, Thomas Lehman; legends Yoshito Ohno, Natsu Nakajima, Koichi Tamano, Akaji Maro. Tix: 604-662-4966 or:
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:
April 14, 2017, 7pm-2am at The Pint. Hunt for Mr Ruff + Dance Party. DJs: TBA. Performances by Mr Ruff 2017 contestants + the MENofRUFF. Midnight buffly - Tix: $15-20 on sale at TopDrawers, 809 Davie St. Ruffplay STEAMWORKS after-party - $5 off with Ruff wristband. Next Ruff: TBA
May 19, 2017, 7-10pm at The Vogue Theatre. Self-professed clown in a gown/ hilariously hateful comic known for her foul mouth and unapologetic humour - but victims hardly feel the sting before she zips to the next topic. The NY Times calls her "The Joan Rivers of the Drag World." Joan herself said “So funny! So sharp!” See “Hurricane Bianca” on iTunes.
June 10, 2017, TBA. Ass shaking music at Nanaimo Pride on Vancouver Island. Everyone welcome! LGBTTIQQ2SA and allies! 19+. Ten of the hottest musicians in a high-energy dance band. Funk, soul, Motown classics of the 60s/ 70s; contemporary favorites + the sharpest-dressed suit-and-tie band in town.
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:
June - August 2017. 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/ ticket.
July + August, 2017 (TBC). 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, 2017 (TBC). 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.
August 10-20, 2017, the 28th 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.
September 7-17, 2017 (TBC), 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 - October, 2017, The Rio, The Centre, International Village 8, 9 + 10, SFU Goldcorp, Vancouver Playhouse, and The Cinematheque. 16 days of multi-experiential streams include some of the best cinema from around the world fused with related talks and events in a unique Film+ model - expanding the frame, giving audiences and creators a chance to discover, discuss and connect more.