Vancouver Pride Top Spots

by Stacey Klyne

The end of July leading into the beginning of August marks an exciting time for the LGBTQI+ community in Vancouver – it’s Pride season! Rainbow flags proudly hang on the porches of apartments, restaurant patios, and store fronts. Besides the Pride Parade, Vancouver Queer Film Festival and The Really Gay History Tour, check out these pubs and nightclubs located in Davie Village if you’re looking to celebrate into the night!

 

The Fountainhead Pub

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A popular pub located at the entrance of Davie Village, Fountainhead Pub opened its doors to patrons in 2000. They offer a variety of pub food as well as beers, ciders, and spirits. There are two dart board machines and a pool table, so if you’re looking to challenge a few friends to some games, hit up The Fountainhead Pub for the weekend!

Location: 1025 Davie Street
Hours: 11AM-12AM Sunday-Thursday, 11AM-2AM Friday-Saturday

 

1181

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1181 is a popular bar and lounge located by the Rainbow Crosswalk on Davie Street. This upscale lounge is the places to be if you’re interested in trying exclusive cocktails and spending your night watching drag shows. Their modern interior sets a great mood for a night out with friends!

Location: 1181 Davie Street
Hours: 6PM-3AM

 

Celebrities Nightclub

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Known as one of the most successful clubs in Vancouver, Celebrities has been in operation since the 1980s. With two bars on either side of the large dance floor, Celebrities will be holding several Pride events this weekend. From drag shows to out-of-town DJs, this will definitely be the place to be if you’re looking to dance the night away to celebrate Pride. Click the link below for specific events and tickets.

Location: 1022 Davie Street
Hours: Hours may vary for Pride, click here for more information!

 

Numbers Cabaret

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A historic club for the gay community here (celebrating its 36th year!) and holding the title for the longest running gay club in Vancouver, Numbers Cabaret continues to bring great music, drinks, and atmosphere to their guests! This two floor club offers a dance floor as well as a pool table area by the bar – it’s a great location for people looking to party and relax!

Location: 1042 Davie Street
Hours: 8PM-4AM (Hours specific for Pride Weekend)

 

Junction Pub

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Junction Pub offers a week-long of activities throughout Pride. From dance parties to trivia night, you’ll definitely find something that suites your group. Open to 4AM for Pride, we recommend lining up early to skip long lines later – trust us, there will be a long line to get in!

Location: 1138 Davie Street
Hours: 9PM-4AM (Hours Specific for Pride)

 

Flygirl Productions

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Flygirl Productions is known for creating the most exciting and memorable lesbian parties. Their events are “inclusive of all genders, sexualities, ethnicities, and body types. Check out the CHICAS in the AFTERNOON party at the Sheraton Wall Centre or The Pride Hershe Bar-Closing Party at the Red Room and MIA nightclub! Both events will be happening on August 5th.

Location and Hours: Locations and hours may vary, click here for more information!

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