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Applications for Vancouver Pride 2023 are Now Open

Parade Applications

Vancouver Pride Parade—Sunday, August 6, 2023
Join us for our signature event that attracts over 100,000 attendees on Pride Weekend! Featuring over 100 local community groups, non-profit organizations, businesses and more showcasing their support for the 2SLGBTQAI+ communities. The Parade will include 3 accessible viewing zones, 12 superstar hosts, and a VIP viewing area like no other.

The application deadline to apply for the Pride Parade is May 31, 2023. Please note that our Parade typically fills up much earlier than this deadline and that you will be added to our waitlist should we reach capacity.

Vendor Application
Submit your application before January 15, 2023 to receive a discounted rate on booth space.
Are you a local business, non-profit or artisan that aligns with Vancouver Pride? We want to hear from you! Applications are open for booth holders and food trucks at the following events:

East Side Pride – Saturday, June 24th, 2023

Located at the site of the historic Stonewall Festival (Grandview Park), join us for an afternoon filled with family activities, local queer talent and to connect with resources and fellow artisans.

Vancouver Pride Festival – Saturday and Sunday, August 5-6, 2023

Join us for our signature event that attracts over 150,000 attendees on Pride Weekend! Hosting multiple stages, licensed outdoor bars, 100+ vendors in the market area and with its proximity to the annual Celebration of Light in downtown Vancouver, this festival is the place to be before or after the world-renowned Vancouver Pride Parade. In addition to extending the festival hours, we will have some more exciting updates to announce shortly!
Performer Applications
Perform at the Vancouver Pride Festival! We are currently accepting expressions of interest from local artists who would like to perform during one of our summer events. The full event schedule is not yet confirmed but will be released in the coming months.

All performer applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants will only be contacted if they have been selected to be a part of VPS programming.