Every first Wednesday, 9pm-1am at the Astoria Hastings, 769 E.Hastings St. Awesome monthly queer dance party. Dress code: "Wear whatever the f**k you want, but it would be more magical if you wore crazy shit like masks, capes, neon, angel wings, glitter, 80s prom dresses, lingerie + face/body paint."
First Friday 11pm-2am every month at Heaven's Door, 1216 Bute St, fetish inspired night for fun, pleasure, curiosity, or whatever! No Cover!
May 2, 2015, 11am-3pm Open House at The Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club, 2099 Beach Ave. League play each summer Thursday, 7-9pm. All are welcome, all skill levels. In addition to regular league play a few BBQs, possibly a Pride Tournament, and maybe even a few late night bowling games under the stars are being considered. See website or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info:
May 17, 2015, 9pm-3am at Red Room Ultra Bar, 398 Richards St. Dance party for women, but "absolutely EVERYONE is welcome!" Featuring: DJs Rachel Sehl & Kasey Riot. Tickets available online or at Little Sister’s Book Store.
May 30, 2015, 8pm-1am at Rascal's Club. Last year’s Ms Rascal’s pageant was a great success, so due to requests there will also be a MR Rascal's 2015! ENTER TO WIN fabulous prizes ($500+ value) including a professional photo shoot just for YOU! Registration deadline: May 21st.May 30 - May 31, 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
May through September 2015 (to be confirmed). 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 in the ticket price. Tickets: Little Sisters Bookstore.
June 3 + 21, 2015, 6-9pm, at 8x6, 1775 Haro St. Stroking sessions for 19+ men on 1st Wednesdays and 3rd Sundays. "Solo bate, mutual buddy stroking, small group or larger circle jerking." Membership required, under 25 for just $5. Next dates: July 1st + 19th.
June 4 - September 26, 2015, four plays on two stages: The Comedy of Errors; King Lear; Love's Labours Lost; and Shakespeare’s Rebel. Vanier Park, Kits Point at the Foot of Whyte Avenue. Address for Taxis: 1695 Whyte Avenue, Vanier Park. See website for details, dates and times:
June 5-13, 2015 at Performance Works. The Vancouver Men’s Chorus explores all things manly in MEN, the 2015 VMC cabaret on Granville Island. Blazing a trail through the burly-brawny, sometimes brainy, clever, yet always hearty narrative of our lives with big singing and bold moves. Adonis confronts The Beast, and Famous faces off with Infamous in duels of men at work and play!
June 25 + July 29 + August 1, 2015. 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 4, 2015, 9pm-3am, at Five Sixty Club, 560 Seymour. The big bear night heads north again from SF. DJs: WAYNE G (UK) and Jay Douglas (Van) - plus the Steamworks Go-Go Dancers! Sponsored by Steamworks. Tickets $10 at the door, or online.
July 25-August 2, 2015. Events to include: July 25 Pride Run & Walk 9am-noon + Picnic in the Park 10am-6pm; July 31 6pm-midnight Davie Street Block Party between Burrard and Jervis; August 2 11am-6pm Pride Festival at Sunset Beach + Pride Parade noon-3pm down Robson from Thurlow to Denman, down to Alexandra Park and Pacific St.
July 31, 2015. 9pm-3am at The PINT, 455 Abbott St. Music: DREADDY & SOLLORS tag team upstairs; Jay Douglas & Brian Maier (SFO) downstairs. Performances by COLIN - Mr. RUFF 2015 and the SEXY MENofRUFF. Tickets $20 advance or $25 Day of/Door $30. RUFFplay STEAMWORKS Bathhouse After party. Upcoming: Oct 9 RUFFwild at The PINT. See website for updates + more RUFF party events:
August 14-24, 2015, 26th annual event; 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 18-19, 2015, two shows each night at Rio Theatre, 1660 E 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.
January 23-31, 2016. 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:
Early April, 2016 (to be confirmed). Vancouver Rubbout party weekend for men who like rubber and fetish. Wear your sexiest sports gear - rubber, lycra, leather - to conjure up hot sweaty muscular men giving all to win the game...locker room flesh always welcome! Events typically take place at: Pumpjack Pub; Heaven’s Door; Junction Pub; Club 8x6; Steamworks.