The Vancouver Pride Parade is an annual parade to celebrate "Pride"! It is the largest parade that takes place in Vancouver, BC, Canada. It occurs at the end of July/beginning of August.
It is a free, family-friendly event that hundreds of thousands of people come to view each year.
The parade goes along some of the main streets in the West End neighbourhood and ends at Sunset Beach park where there is an associated festival.
The Pride parade starts at the corner of Robson and Thurlow Streets. It goes down Robson St. to Denman St. then down Denman St. to Beach Avenue, then down Beach Ave. to Sunset Beach ending at the Sunset Beach festival site.
The 2022 Pride Parade will take place on Sunday July 31, 2022 from 12pm to 3pm.
The associated Sunset Beach Festival runs from 11am to 6pm at Sunset Beach Park.
You can view the pride parade anywhere along the parade route on the sides of the streets, i.e. on:
Note, it gets very busy along the parade route. People come hours ahead to save their spots to view it.
The road closures for the 2022 Pride Parade are from 7am to 3:30pm on:
Local Traffic Access Points
For 2022, Bus #5, #6, and #23 will be rerouted to west of Burrard
The 2022 Sunset Beach Festival will take place on Sunday July 31, 2022 from 11am to 6pm.
This event is associated with the Pride parade. There will be live music on a main stage, community zone, family fun zone, beer garden, food trucks, interactive art, vendor village and more!
There is parking in the West End neighbourhood other on the parade route. There is also parking in the downtown core of Vancouver that is available. You could also park in Stanley Park and walk a few blocks to Denman St.