Vancouver has pop-up markets, pop-up shops, and pop-up rollerskating, and then there’s the laneway party you didn’t know Vancouver had: a pop-up Public Disco in Alley Oop.
Returning for a second year, Public Disco in Alley Oop an is immersive pop-up party for neighbours and strangers to connect through music. This space, reimagined by local architecture firm HCMA with the help of the Downtown Vancouver BIA, also served as the location for Public Disco’s first street party in June of 2017. Now, one year and 7 volumes later, the party returns to Alley Oop.
Public Disco in Alley Oop
Where: Alley Oop (aka the Pink Alley) behind 688 W Hastings off Seymour
When: Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Public Disco utilizes the universal power of music to dissolve barriers to social interaction and get folks of all walks of life connecting on the dance floor. It also serves as a gateway for the public into the cities vibrant dance music scene, showcasing a variety of local DJ’s in the realm of house and disco music. All ages and everyone is welcome!
Sparkle Station & More
For those that need a little help adding some sparkle to their look we have a free biodegradable glitter and face painting station manned by professional makeup artist Jena jac. There will also be ping pong from frida&frank, children’s toys, places to sit and dancing accessories for play.
Enjoy an acclaimed lineup of DJs (all of whom can be seen playing at this year’s Bass Coast Festival), including Nina Mendoza, Wabi Time (Of Humans/Sabota), Ryan Wells and Neighbour (longtime DJ at Shambhala Music Festival).
Public Disco is a series of open air dance parties in reimagined urban spaces ranging from plazas and parking lots to back alleys around Vancouver. For more information follow the Facebook event page, the Facebook page, Instagram, and Twitter for Public Disco.