Welcome to the Davie Village

Vancouver BC's Gay Neighborhood

Experience the great dining, community and history of the Davie Street Village. We are a diverse, welcoming and LGBTQ / gay-friendly neighborhood in the heart of Downtown Vancouver and offer a one-of-a-kind experience to visitors and locals alike.

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Recent News

This week in (gay) Vancouver: LGBTQ shows you don’t want to miss at the Vancouver Fringe Festival

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Vancouver Fringe 2014The 2014 Vancouver Fringe Festival is now underway.  Here are capsule reviews of the shows with LGBTQ themes that you won’t want to miss at this year’s festival:

Ludwig & Lohengrin

Using a large white bed sheet, Rakoz dazzles us with shadow puppets and seamlessly moves from one character to the next as he tells this little known piece of Bavarian history. Never missing a beat, Rakoz manages to compress a lifetime into just sixty minutes with clarity and surprises.  Funny and poignant, this is one biography worth exploring.  Read the entire review at Vancouver Presents.

The Chariot Cities

There is so much going on in The Chariot Cities that it sometimes feels like it is going to collapse under its own weight, but this talented cast not only gives us some beautifully realized moments, it leaves us wanting more. Read the entire review at Vancouver Presents.

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Vancouver Gay Pride Guide 2014

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Vancouver Pride 2014Vancouver's Pride is in full swing this August, and it promises to be better than ever this year. There are more than a few must-see events (including the parade), and we have your full guide to everything that is Pride in Vancouver.

Vancouver Pride 2014 Events

Davie Street Block Party (August 1st)

Take back the streets for Pride Weekend in the heart of the Davie Village on Davie Street between Burrard and Jervis. With 2014, we have two community blocks centered on Bute Plaza with our all-ages stage and dance floor at the rainbow crosswalks, along with a variety of local artisans and carnival games hosted by LGBTQ community groups from around Vancouver.

 

Trans & Genderqueer Celebration and Liberation March (August 1st)

DON’T HIDE YOUR PRIDE! UNCAGE YOUR RAGE! Calling trans, genderqueer, two-spirit people, and allies: lets take to the streets! On August 1st we come together for a political protest and a celebration of gender diversity!

 

Vancouver Dyke March (August 2nd)

Save the date! The 11th Vancouver Dyke March and Festival will be happening on Saturday, August 2nd. As usual, we will meet at McSpadden park around noon, march on Commercial Drive and take over Grandview Park for an afternoon of celebration with folks and family.

 

Pride Festival and Market (August 3rd)

Celebrate Pride in one of Vancouver’s most beautiful waterfront parks! Browse through over one hundred exhibitors in our Pride Market, including local artisans, community supporters and non-profit organizations. This is a pedestrian event for the general public to come and enjoy the day, watch live performances on the main stage, sample great food at the food zone and dance to DJ’s in the 19+ beer garden area.

 

36th Annual Pride Parade (August 3rd)

Join us for one of the most beautiful and diverse parades in the world. The Vancouver Pride Parade was granted civic status last year in 2013 and is one of the city’s flagship events!

Attracting crowds of more than 650,000, the Pride Parade is renowned on the international stage as one of the largest and most successful LGBTQ events in the world.

 

Official Pride After Party (August 3rd)

Still raring to go after the Pride Parade and Pride Festival? Hit the Lux Lounge that night and give Vancouver Pride 2014 the send-off it deserves. Featuring great DJs and spectacular Drag performances.