The first annual Vancouver Winter Pride Festival aims to gather the 2SLGBTQAI+ community, while honouring Black History Month and Lunar New year as existing celebrations in February. There will be a selection of ticketed spotlight events combined with movie screenings, drag, a game night, free music, and even a Pride Parade down Grouse Mountain!
Vancouver Winter Pride 2022
When: February 19–27, 2022
Where: Various venues
Tickets: Will be available starting February 1, 2022
Confirmed events so far:
Chosen Family Day
Monday, February 21, 2022
This year, Vancouver Pride Society, Last Door Recovery Society and VMF Winter Arts are teaming up to put on a free event that celebrates Chosen Families. Bring your loved ones to the VMF Winter Arts Hub for an afternoon of Drag Storytime, drag performances including a kids activity space with free face painting and balloon art. Witness the Chosen Family lived experience panel, where they will share their stories of recovery from mental health issues, addiction and gender-based violence, and sexual orientation discrimination. View interactive art exhibits, and the Recovery Day Overdose Memorial Tree and make your Family Day worthwhile.
Sunday, February 20, 2022
Vancouver Pride Society’s annual winter fundraiser returns! Unicorns are invited to prance the night away at the Imperial in support of the VPS Community Bursary Program which enables VPS to empower local queer and trans serving organizations. The 2022 Unicorn Ball is the unconventional 19+ dance party you do not want to miss.
Pride Snow Day at Grouse
Thursday, February 24, 2022
Pride Snow Day at Grouse Mountain will be a fantastic day of fun in the snow atop The Peak of Vancouver. Parade down the mountain with your friends, and stay for the Snowshoe Fondue tour.
Winter Pride invites the community to safely thrive with their chosen families and bring warmth to the coldest time of the year. Subscribe to the Vancouver Pride Society’s newsletter for updates, news, and event information.