The Vancouver Dyke March: A Balance of Celebration and Protest, Aug. 5, 2017

By Casey Stepaniuk

The Dyke March has always been my favourite Vancouver Pride weekend event. Held on the Saturday of Pride weekend every year, the day before the parade put on by the Vancouver Pride Society in the West End, the Dyke March (and Festival) is a beautiful blend of celebration and protest held in East Van on Commercial Drive. The idea behind the event, in the words of the organizers, is to create a march and festival that:

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The Vancouver Dyke March: A Balance of Celebration and Protest, Aug. 5, 2017

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Gear up for an epic BC Day long weekend with Pride, festivals, and lots of dancing!  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Pride Week Round-up

Courtesy of Sean Hagen via Flickr

Courtesy of Sean Hagen via Flickr

It’s that time of year where Vancouverites and visitors alike are encouraged to let their flags fly, whether it’s freak flag, rainbow flag or a Canadian flag. All flags, and people, are welcomed at the fast-approaching Pride Week, which starts on July 26th and runs until August 3rd. We’ve got a round-up of events so you’re on top of what to expect during the most colourful week in Vancouver. Continue reading:
Pride Week Round-up