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The Final Countdown

Spreading cheer for the last 31 days of the year!

Can you believe it’s already December? We can’t either!

Vancouver Pride Society is excited to invite you to join in our newest event; The Final Countdown! This VIRTUAL event will give you a new surprise to look forward to every single day of December. There will be workshops, games, contests, performances and MORE. Check out this page or our main Facebook page every day at 10:00am to see what is going on. More information can be found on the Event Page.

Make sure to check out our events calendar below for a sneak peek at what is coming this December! We have left some days as question marks to keep the activities a surprise! (cue The Final Countdown by Europe)

Accessibility

  • All images will have image descriptions
  • All videos will have captioning
  • Some videos will also have ASL interpretation
  • Individual activities are mostly free to participate and are for folks of all ages
  • Individual activities and performances are all online
  • Event information can be found on Facebook and the VPS website

Contests

There will be various contests held during The Final Countdown. Contests will require you to enter by commenting or posting a photo on a particular post, by a certain date/time. Winners will be selected at random from the pool of comments. All entrants must be 19 years of age or older and have a Canadian Mailing address. Please read the complete terms and conditions before entering.

Final Countdown Contest Terms and Conditions

Have a question? Please reach out to office@vancouverpride.ca

Calendar of Events

  1. World AIDS Day. Giving Tuesday. Challenge – Do a kind thing for someone today.
  2. Wreath Workshop with Leis de Buds (limited quantities available): https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/diy-wreath-workshop-tickets-131104367693
  3. International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Challenge – Educate yourself: https://medium.com/@itswalela/hey-actually-support-the-disabled-people-in-your-life-ca781c66e399 
  4. Month-long puzzle activity for a chance to win a $50 Winners Gift card.
  5. Have a queer movie marathon! Here are our top picks: Happiest Season, The Christmas House, A New York Christmas Wedding, Carol, We Need A Little Christmas.
  6. Free Colouring Activity (Colour it in by midnight tonight to WIN a prize): Day 6 Colouring Activity – Bedroom. Art by Nadine Hajjaj @nhajj.design.
  7. Artisan Spotlight. Check out our blog where we interviewed Kitten Komforts: https://vancouverpride.ca/blog/artistan-spotlight/
  8. The perfect Holigay (With Danny and Matthew): https://youtu.be/eejZK6iffiU
  9. Drag Deliveries: Holiday Edition with Miss Gloria Hole: https://youtu.be/oMqOipxk3PY
  10. Hanukkah message from JQT Vancouverhttps://youtu.be/kb741jGizsk
  11. Zoom Dance Party with Dj Denise Fraser and Kasey Riot!!!
  12. Pride Garland Craft with Valkyrie! : https://youtu.be/u-JUxrgk2gU
  13. Free Colouring Activity (Colour it in by midnight tonight to WIN a prize): Day 13 Colouring Activity – Kitchen Art by Jo Gray @josephiinewinifred
  14. TimeOUT with Serene: Chocolate Truffles with Stanley Park Brewing Lager Sugar (YUM!) https://youtu.be/dzRqhqADaDw Full recipe HERE.
  15. Recipe for glühwein!
  16. TimeOUT Test Kitchen with @fatveganfemme – Bud Light Strawberry Lemonade Brownies: https://youtu.be/_ybTNBgrYVE 
  17. International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. Follow the link for information: https://www.nswp.org/event/international-day-end-violence-against-sex-workers?fbclid=IwAR1qHd2tkljifhEeuPM_RygGyEV96wQjA-D6Ekketwvd9kvVQg_CI3pUPIo
  18. Netflix Watch Party: The PROM.
  19. Performance: Saint Wellesley – Ho Ho Hopefully (The Maine Cover): https://youtu.be/BvmsugjT16k
  20. VPS Staff Gingerbread House Competition, vote for your favorites HERE for a chance to win a $50 Presidents Choice Gift Card!
  21. Kids N’ Queens Drag Story Time (Holiday Edition) with Mina Mercury. She will be reading Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris – Holiday Heist by Megan Hess : https://youtu.be/s5_aXNOJmW0
  22. Ugly Sweater day! Show us your ugly, unique and OTT sweaters!
  23. TimeOUT Test Kitchen with @fatveganfemme – Vegan Meringue Cookies: https://youtu.be/d6bpTd0GoWw
  24. Free colouring activity (Colour it by Dec 31st to be entered to WIN a prize): Colouring page for 24 Dec Art by Nadine Hajjaj @nhajj.design.
  25. Merry Christmas! Check out this fun music video of  Bells, Bows, Gifts, Trees by Todrick Hall :
  26. Happy Kwanzaa! Learn about Kwanzaa here: https://medium.com/illumination-curated/the-seven-principles-of-kwanzaa-teach-us-about-the-holiday-spirit-409aa51f48b1
  27. TimeOUT with Alex James and Jerrilynn Spears featuring a recipe for Santa’s Package with Stoli Vodka! https://youtu.be/0mBI1VQtx
  28. Special Performance of Ariana Grande’s “Shut Up” by Ilona Verley! https://youtu.be/DjG-g2BRrGw
  29. VPS Crossword Puzzle: https://vancouverpride.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/crossword-fillable-form-version.pdf . Email your completed crossword to play@vancouverpride.ca by midnight on Dec 31st for a chance to win!
  30. Kids N’ Queens Drag Story Time (Holiday Edition) with Mina Mercury. She will be reading The Joyful Book by Todd Parr : https://youtu.be/gTfigoMvUKo
  31. Moments of Joy from 2020: https://vancouverpride.ca/blog/moments-of-joy/?fbclid=IwAR24rZUEG52EY2U81Zd3riaW8m8-_QV5G_kDLvOrHuj-yzD3dDbGT_Hw8nQ

Page last updated: Dec 31, 2020.