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THE PRIDE WEEKEND GUIDE PART 2

THE PRIDE WEEKEND GUIDE PART 2

Our recommended events for Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

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OK, all you Rainbow Warriors: yesterday we gave you the inside scoop on tonight’s fab Pride events. Today, we look ahead to the rest of the weekend, and beyond. For more events, check out the Vancouver Pride Society’s Official Pride Guide.

LATE DATE!
Unpacked
What: Underground East Side afterhours party.
When: Saturday, 2 am.
Why: If you’re still up, why not keep it going?
Where: 360 Glen Drive
How much: $8 at the door.

REFUEL!
Hangover Brunch at Cento Notti
What: Swank brunch in the Opus Hotel restaurant to benefit YouthCO.
When: Saturday, 11 am to 2 pm.
Why: A girl’s gotta eat right?
Where: Cento Notti (350 Davie St.).
How much: $25. Reserve at 604-642-0557.

PONY EXPRESS!
Waldorf Multiroom Pride Party
What: Party mashup with Roboteria and Portland, Oregon-based queer performance artists, Blow Pony.
When: Saturday, 9 pm to 2:30 am.
Why: Four rooms means four times the fun.
Where: Waldorf Hotel (1489 E. Hastings).
How much: $15 at the door.

NIGHT MOVES!
Play 
What: Circuit-style afterhours party.
When: Saturday, 11:45 pm to Sunday, 7 am.
Why: If you need to ask, you shouldn’t go.
Where: Gorg-O-Mish (695 Smithe St.).
How much: $25 online.

MAIN EVENT!
34th Annual Pride Parade and Festival 

What: Join 650,000 people and hundreds of floats for the gayest day of the year.
When: Sunday, noon sharp.
Why: You’re loud and proud.
Where: Robson (at Jervis) to Denman, and Pacific to Sunset Beach.
How much: Free.

GIRL POWER!
Chicas
What: Annual, iconic, multi-room lesbian dance party.
When: Sunday, 3 pm to 9 pm.
Why: Hear them roar!
Where: Coast Plaza Hotel (1763 Comox St.).
How much: $50.40 online.

SPEEDO-LICIOUS!
1181 Beach Party
What: Beach-themed bar party.
When: Sunday, 1 pm to 2 am.
Why: Ripped, drink-slinging boys in their smallest swimsuits promise to get you wet.
Where: 1181 (1181 Davie St.).
How much: Free admission.

EASTERN PROMISES!
Queer Bash: Hipster Vanity vs Drag Queen Insanity
What: The East Side original dress-up party returns for Pride.
When: Sunday, 8 pm to 2 am.
Why: Pick your poison and dress accordingly.
Where: The Cobalt (917 Main St.).
How much: $25 at the door.

HAIR AFFAIR!
Truckerdisco / Thickset Double Party
What: Bear and Daddy dance party with DJ Taffi Louis.
When: Sunday, 8 pm to 1 am.
Why: Separate the men from the boys.
Where: Club 23 (23 W. Cordova St.).
How much: $10-$15 at the door.

HERO WORSHIP!
Rapture: Victory — Gotham City
What: Super hero-themed circuit party with all the fixin’s
When: Sunday, 9 pm to 4 am.
Why: Rough justice.
Where: Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville St.).
How much: $65 online.

LAST GASP!
CruiseyT Pride Recovery Cruise
What: Traditional post-Pride event beloved by the people who worked their asses off all week to make Pride happen for you..
When: Monday, 3pm boarding, 4 pm to 8 pm sail.
Why: Watch the sun go down if you can still stand up.
Where: MV Britannia (North foot of Denman St.).
How much: $62 online.