Davie Day has turned into West End Fest, a community celebration in Vancouver’s West End neighbourhood happening on September 8th.
From 12:00pm to 7:00pm, Davie Street will be hopping from Burrard to Denman with two performance stages, vendors, displays, activities for the whole family, Urban Rec Dodge Ball Tournament, artist gallery, a Charity Ball Run, and Bingo benefitting Friends for Life.
Master of ceremonies, Drag Queen Joan-E will introduce performers throughout the day including: Really Rod, Deep Seated, Dating Myself, Mathew Presidente, QLUTCH Project, Zak Santiago, and DJs MY!GAY!HUSBAND!, Nina Mendoza, and Michael Fraser.
Davie Village is also being recognized by the Vancouver Heritage Foundation as one of Vancouver’s 125 Places that Matter and the plaque presentation ceremony will take place during West End Fest.
West End Fest is presented by the West End Business Improvement Association and is free to attend. Dodgeball teams can sign up for $140, artists can contact the West End BIA to inquire about gallery space, and volunteers are also needed.