October 18, 2017

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Vancouver Pride Week: Things to do in Davie Village

Davie Village, Jim Deva Plaza: Vancouver Pride Week Highlights

Pride week in Vancouver: 39th Annual Pride Parade, Festival, and All Week Events to check out in Davie Village.  There are plans to put up a fun activity set at south end of Jim Deva Plaza.  HFOUR will set up a special art installation in the plaza for all to enjoy.  As specialists in art, design, technology, and storytelling, HFOUR provides unique experiences.

Thursday, July 27

Games Night at Jim Deva Plaza

Free event: featuring games such as Ticket to Ride, Settlers of Catan, Cards Against Humanity, Jumbo Jenga set, and Hex-a-pong. Hosted by Gordon Neighborhood House.

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West End Games Night: photo WEBIA

 

Friday, July 28

One year ago Jim Deva Plaza was dedicated.  It would be good time to visit the plaza to relax and reflect. Jim Deva Plaza, the heart of Davie Village.

Official Dedication of Jim Deva Plaza. July 28, 2016

 

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Saturday, July 29

Vintage and Homemade Society Art Market

VHS is dedicated to bringing handmade, vintage and unique goods to communities. The pop-up market will showcase the hard work, craftsmanship and brilliance of the people who love to share their wares. Info on VHS here.

Vintage and Handmade Society at Jim Deva Plaza: photo VHS Facebook

Sunday, July 30

WE ARTS

Weekly, every Sunday till October @ Jim Deva Plaza. Family Friendly community event featuring artists, artisans and musicians. Create/Lead/by donation Artist Workshop. Always a great way to connect, dance, shop, and relax 11 AM to 6 PM

Monday, July 31

Official City of Vancouver Pride Week Proclamation and Launch event at Jim Deva Plaza.

Mayor Robertson will officially proclaim Pride Week in Vancouver.  Starting time 11:30 AM

The Mayor will present the proclamation to the Vancouver Pride Society.  Join the Mayor and city councilors, the Vancouver Pride Society, distinguished guests, and the community as Pride Week officially begins in Vancouver.

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Friday, August 4

Davie Street Party

Staring at 6 PM to Midnight, the Street Party takes over Davie Village between Burrard and Jervis.

Always a packed affair with blocks of entertainment, vendors, displays, community groups and so much more. There will be two stages. The Celebrities Stage will be at the Burrard end of Davie Village and a second stage will be at Davie and Jervis. RFID key chains for drink purchases will be available. Check out the link for purchasing RFID key chains and topping up your account. https://www.seetickets.us/event/Vancouver-Pride-Pass-20172018/346657

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Saturday, August 5

Terry Wallace Memorial Breakfast

In Support of the Vancouver Pride Society, a by donation community pancake breakfast honouring one of the founders of the pride movement in Vancouver. Pancakes, coffee, and fruit will be served to any community member who wishes to join in. link: Vancouver Pride Society

Sunday, August 6

WE ARTS

Weekly, every Sunday till October @ Jim Deva Plaza. Family Friendly community event featuring artists, artisans and musicians. Create/Lead/by donation Artist Workshop. Always a great way to connect, dance, shop, and relax 11 AM to 6 PM

Sunday, August 6

PRIDE DAY in VANCOUVER – PRIDE PARADE

The 39th Annual Vancouver Pride Parade starts at noon at Thurlow and Robson Street, moves down Robson to Denman, where it turns south and follows Denman to Beach Avenue and onward to the Sunset Beach, site of the Sunset Beach Festival. link: Vancouver Pride Society

Sunday, August 6

Sunset Beach Festival

Starting at 11 AM. The annual Sunset Beach Festival brings together thousands of people for a day of fun events. Vendor Village, Family Fun Zone, Beer Garden, and an incredible lineup of top performers on the Main Stage.

Visit the Vancouver Pride Society website for more details, times, maps, and other Vancouver Pride events. link: Vancouver Pride Society

Davie Village is part of the West End BIA district. A non-profit association created by businesses along the West End’s three primary commercial streets: Davie, Denman, and Robson. Our Thanks to the West End BIA for all they do to make Davie Village and the West End so amazing. #WeAmaze

 

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