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Date:
July 31
Time:
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Sunset Beach Park
1204 Beach Ave
Vancouver, BC V6E 1V3 Canada
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July 31 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Together Again

July 31, 11AM—6PM, Sunset Beach Park, 1204 Beach Avenue

Catch the performances on the Stoli Stage x Normie Corp from Sunset Beach’s Beer Garden. Dance your heart out in this licensed area all afternoon on Pride Weekend.

The Sunset Beach Festival Beer Garden is FREE AND BY DONATION. You can guarantee access with a Pride Sunday SuperPass. Guests accessing the beer garden for free will be let in once SuperPass lineups are cleared.

Date: July 31, 2022

Time: 11AM—6PM

Location: Sunset Beach Park, 1204 Beach Avenue

Face covering policy: Masks are strongly encouraged at this event, especially near the accessible viewing zone. There will be masks available at our tent if needed. Please be respectful of everyone’s space and boundaries. 

Evo Drop-off Zone: There will be 10 Evo parking spots available at 999 Beach Avenue, directly under the Burrard Bridge in the Aquatic Center parking lot. These parking spots are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Transportation: There will be an accessible shuttle.

Accessibility Shuttle to Sunset Beach Park
Depart Waterfront Station – 9:40amArrive Sunset Beach Park – 9:50am
Depart Waterfront Station – 10:25amArrive Sunset Beach Park – 10:35am
Depart Waterfront Station – 11:10amArrive Sunset Beach Park – 11:20am
  
Accessibility Shuttle to Waterfront Station
Depart Sunset Beach Park – 4:00pmArrive Waterfront Station – 4:15pm
Depart Sunset Beach Park – 5:00pmArrive Waterfront Station – 5:15pm
Depart Sunset Beach Park – 6:00pmArrive Waterfront Station – 6:15pm

Water: There will be water refill stations near the Community Stage and the TD main stage. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own reusable water bottles. 

ASL Interpretation: ASL Interpretation will be provided at most accessible viewing zones. More information to come.

Audio Descriptions: TBC

Terrain: TBC

Seating: There is shaded disability priority seating at the accessible viewing zones at each stage. At the Community Stage and Stoli Stage, there will be a tent with loose chairs and the Main Stage will have seating on a riser with a ramp and railings leading up to it. 

First Aid: There are 2 first aids. One is near the parade accessible viewing zone, and one is between the Main Stage and the Stoli Stage. Both are on grass but near a cement pathways. 

Harm Reduction: The staff of Vancouver Pride Society will work alongside the onsite security and the volunteers to track and analyze any incidents at the event that may put any attendee, staff or performer at risk. Good Night Out Harm Reduction Volunteers will also be in attendance roaming the crowd.

Scent Reduction Policy: We ask performers and guests to refrain from wearing scented products; however, we cannot guarantee a completely scent-free space.

Sensory Sensitivities: There will be loud music. There will be a low sensory tent by Canucks Autism Network and also a low sensory van by North Shore Disability Resources Centre for anyone who needs to get away from the overstimulation. Earplugs will be provided upon request. It will be hot and bright, so please bring sunscreen and water. There may be flashing lights. 

Washrooms: There will be washrooms at the event. As for accessible portable washrooms, there will be 2 in the Parade Viewing Zone, 2 by the Community Zone Stage, 1 in Sunset Viewing Zone, 1 by first aid tent, 1 by Main Stage and 1 in the Beer Garden.

Service animals are permitted.

Normie Corp X Stoli Stage

Normie Corporation and Vancouver Pride Society come together to put on the most lit beer garden that Sunset Beach has seen to date. This year, Normie Corp has curated the talent at the beer garden and will showcase an entirely BIPoC cast that promises to maximize their fun in the sun. You can look forward to upbeat dance music, some of the city’s best drag, and sexy gogos. 

Normie Corporation was born out of reminiscing days and nights of dancing with friends. Founded by 3 bedroom DJs who began hosting parties over Zoom during a pandemic, we threw online events to keep the community together when we were required to be apart. As the world opened up, we’ve expanded to throw events in real life too.

Since inception, we’ve had the honour of showcasing over 90 unique local performers, most of whom are Black, Indigenous, and people of colour, and almost all of them are queer. We live among so many potential headliners, some of us just haven’t had access to a platform yet.

Performers

Follow Adam on Instagram @mada_p

Follow Diego on Instagram @diegovalente__

Follow FagofColor on Instagram @vin.5

Follow Heinz on Instagram @steinmannheinz

Follow Kota on Instagram @sot4

Embracing the glitz and colours of Indian Glamour, Jolene Sloan is a Drag Artist from Punjab, India who is celebrating drag with the flavours and traditions from her own culture. Celebrating her first Pride this year, She is ready to take you on a journey to Bollywood.

Follow Jolene on Instagram @jolenequeensloan

The name is Mx. Bukuru. That’s B-U-K-U-R-U and if you don’t know what it means honey, look it up. Mx. Is the church being your momma never wanted you to meet. They are the inaugural winner of Van Slam’s Drag Slam (2019) and runner up in the Eastside Drag Derby (2019). A member of ENBY 6 and Diasporic Dynasty, Mx. ascends colonial ideas of religion and will bring you to the sexiest church that ever did exist. They recently made their debut at Vancouver International Burlesque festival and can be found hosting all kinds of event around town.
Their ass fat, their hips fatter, don’t fucking forget, BLACK LIVES MATTER!

Follow Mx Bukuru on Instagram @mx.bukuru

Renée Mak is a multi-disciplinary circus artist and creative extraordinaire based in “Vancouver”. Unlike so many circus artists out there, she started her circus journey late at the age of 22.

Through tenacity, hard work and the gracious support, encouragement and inspiration of so many – she has become the artist that she is today. For Renée, circus is an empowering medium to explore movement, femininity, sexuality, comedy and other themes.

Renée is one of the principles of the all-female circus collective, Karma & Shame.

Nargis Dhirani, Gushy, is a Queer Filipino-Tanzanian interdisciplinary artist and facilitator. She choreographs and teaches at Booty Freedom, a heart centered – booty focused dance class she founded in 2016. Nargis is dedicated to inspire social change through creating accessibility to sexy movement and believes all bodies should be celebrated. @nargisgushy

Janessa St. Pierre, JNasty, is a Black, Queer multi-disciplinary artist from Vancouver, Canada. Janessa grew up dancing and was trained to be a professional ballet dancer in her teen years. She is now a Filmmaker, Dancer and Actor. She loves to express herself through visual and movement based arts. In her spare time, she loves to dabble in multiple different hobbies like Rollerskating, Exotic Floorwork, Voguing and Scriptwriting.

@janessastpierre

Tyrel did not send us a bio but they are a known ballroom legend. You’ll understand when you see them dance.

Follow Tyrel on Instagram @tyrel.mck