Top-Rated Gay Venues of Vancouver (Self Guided), Vancouver

The nightlife in Vancouver is diverse enough for everyone to find a suitable spot to relax and let loose. The gay and lesbian community certainly has a great selection of clubs and bars to choose from, all with great music and great drinks. Take the following tour to experience Vancouver's top rated gay clubs.
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Top-Rated Gay Venues of Vancouver Map

Guide Name: Top-Rated Gay Venues of Vancouver
Guide Location: Canada » Vancouver (See other walking tours in Vancouver)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.5 Km or 0.3 Miles
Author: clare
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Celebrities

1) Celebrities

Celebrities is the club of choice for gay and lesbian clubgoers in Vancouver. It is by far the city's largest gay venue and hosts top DJ's from all over the world. Celebrities is equipped with the most modern sound and visual equipment to keep the music pumping all night long.
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Fountain Head Pub

2) Fountain Head Pub

The Fountain Head Pub is another popular place that sits on the famous Davie Street. This venue offers great service, national and imported beers and an inviting atmosphere. The bar tends to get very crowded in the evening, so be sure to get there early.
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Davie Village

3) Davie Village

Davie Village (also Davie District or simply Davie Street) is a neighborhood in the West End of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is the home of the city's gay subculture, and, as such, is often considered a gay village or "gayborhood". It is centered on Davie Street and roughly includes the area between Burrard and Jervis streets. Davie Street - and, by extension, the Village - is named in honor of A.E.B. Davie, eighth Premier of British Columbia from 1887 to 1889; A.E.B's brother Theodore was also Premier, from 1892 to 1895. Davie Village banners on Davie Street lamppost. The sun banner was designed by artist Joe Average. The Davie Street Business Association coined the name "Davie Village" in 1999 and also commissioned banners from local artist Joe Average, which fly from lampposts along the street. The two-sided banners depict a rainbow flag on one side and a sun design by Average on the other. Many businesses and residents along Davie Street and in the West End generally also fly rainbow flags as a symbol of gay pride, and many of the covered bus stop benches and garbage cans along Davie Street are painted bright pink. Along Davie Street are a variety of shops, restaurants, services, and hotels catering to a variety of customers, as well as private residences. Davie Village is also home to the offices of Xtra! West, a biweekly LGBT newspaper, Qmunity (formerly the Gay and Lesbian Centre) which provides a variety of services for the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender residents, and the Vancouver Pride Society, which puts on the annual Pride Parade and Festival.
Sight description based on wikipedia
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PumpJack Pub

4) PumpJack Pub

PumpJack Pub is a casual and cozy neighborhood pub that opened in 2000. It has since formed a following that rarely skips a nightly visit. The bar offers a completely new list of cocktails and specialty drinks each night.
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1181

5) 1181

1181 is chic gay lounge located in the heart of Davie Village. This venue is famous for its up-scale cocktails and welcoming staff. 1811 is a favorite spot of the most stylish and sophisticated gay locals of Vancouver.
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Score

6) Score

Score is a gay sports bar that opened in the downtown area of Vancouver in 2006. This bar is known for its fashionable gay clientele and great selection of drinks. It is a perfect place to get the party started.

Walking Tours in Vancouver, Canada

Create Your Own Walk in Vancouver

Create Your Own Walk in Vancouver

Creating your own self-guided walk in Vancouver is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Walking Tour: Religious Edifices in Downtown Vancouver

Walking Tour: Religious Edifices in Downtown Vancouver

Vancouver's churches, cathedrals and chapels are as numerous as they are diverse. They reflect the nation's religious history and the culture of the city. This downtown walking tour will take you to the most sacred religious edifices of the city.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.7 km
Vancouver Walking Tour: Mount Pleasant

Vancouver Walking Tour: Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant was one of the very first neighborhood zones developed in the city of Vancouver. Here you can find lively coffee shops, bistros, trendy boutiques, galleries, and much more. Take this walking tour to discover all the great attractions of the Mount Pleasant area.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Walking Tour of Vancouver's West End

Walking Tour of Vancouver's West End

The West End is a large residential area in Vancouver famous among tourists for Robson Street, the home of numerous trendy shops and hot boutiques. This district also features a number of parks, beaches and other fun attractions. This walking tour will guide you to the most significant attractions in the West End of Vancouver.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.2 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 2

Souvenir Shopping Part 2

It would be a pity to leave Vancouver without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Vancouver, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 1

Souvenir Shopping Part 1

It would be a pity to leave Vancouver without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Vancouver, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
Walking Tour: Downtown Galleries of Vancouver

Walking Tour: Downtown Galleries of Vancouver

Vancouver has a thriving art scene with enough galleries to satisfy a wide range of interests. The galleries found in the downtown area are the most reputable of the city and feature works from all levels of artists. Take this walking tour to learn about the main art galleries in downtown Vancouver.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km

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