Top 5 Events for the 2017 Vancouver Pride Festival

Vancouver Pride 2017

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Time to let your rainbow flag fly! The most colourful and diverse festival of the year is kicking off with the start of the 39th annual Vancouver Pride Festival next week.

This community celebration attracts crowds of more than 650,000 people for good reason – it’s a great party! Whether you’re looking for a boat cruise, a silent disco, or a giant parade, there’s something for everyone in celebration of the LGBTQ2+ community.

Pride 2017 includes over 20 events throughout the summer. There’s an event calendar on the Vancouver Pride website, or you can check out some of the most popular events scheduled for the festival below:

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Top 5 Events for the 2017 Vancouver Pride Festival

Summer Snapshot: 2012 Vancouver Pride Parade and Festival preview

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Each summer, Vancouver hosts the biggest Pride parade in Western Canada: Hundreds of colorful floats and more than a half-million spectators jam downtown streets to cap off a weekend of street parties, beer gardens and summer fun.

Details are already being released, and this year’s festival is shaping up to be one of the most exciting ever.  The 34th installment of the summer classic features a full line-up of Pride-themed events, culminating in the parade Aug. 5.  Here’s a preview of what’s in store for you early planners out there: Continue reading:
Summer Snapshot: 2012 Vancouver Pride Parade and Festival preview