Since Vancouver Pride is around the corner, I thought I’d start promoting some of the parties I’m attending. I’m already tired thinking about all the events I’m going to check out. For once, I thought I’d be responsible this weekend and take it easy in preparation for next week’s debauchery. My poor body has no idea what I have in store for it ;) No sleep and too many cocktails.

To kick off our YVR PRIDE coverage, I decided to go with Big Roger’s Events. I typically don’t love sponsoring parties, but when they asked me sponsor their Friday night party SUGAR POP @ FANCLUB, I couldn’t resist. They let me pick a local charity (YouthCO) that the party would partly benefit. Plus DJ Joe Gauthreaux is mixing tunes, along with performances by Derek Parker & Shawn Wolfe. It’s definitely going to be insane.

If you remember the mayhem that ensues after the DAVIE STREET BLOCK PARTY, you know the clubs in the village are a mad house. Why not go just around the corner to Granville and kick it at this party. If you’ve never been to FANCLUB, it’s a great space. Plus it’s only $20 in advance. Use PROMO CODE “HOMO” and save $5 (valid for only 72 hours) Check out Big Roger’s other YVR PRIDE events below.

SUGAR POP | Big Weekend Kick-off Party

We start the weekend off at a brand new, fun, high-energy candy-coated dance party with world renown DJ JOE GAUTHREAUX (NYC) in one of Vancouver’s sweetest new spaces. Info at www.bigrogerevents.com

Friday August 2, 10PM – 3AM
Vancouver FanClub – 1050 Granville Street, Vancouver
$20 advance

for more YVR Pride Big Roger Events after the jump