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Northern Lights Display to feature beloved Rainbow Show for Pride Pit Stop at BC Place

August 1st, 2023

Free patio party and beer garden to be held on August 6 during Vancouver Pride Festival

VANCOUVER, BC – The Northern Lights Display will be featuring its beloved Rainbow Show with the Progress Pride Flag colours for the upcoming Pride Pit Stop at BC Place, to be held on August 6 during the Vancouver Pride Festival. 

The free patio party and beer garden located at Gate E will feature food trucks, drink service, photo opportunities, and live music featuring DJ O Show, a proud member of the Squamish Nation and recipient of the 2018 Stand Out Award from the Vancouver Pride Society. The event goes from 11 am to 7 pm and is just off the end of the new Vancouver Pride Parade route along Pacific Blvd.

Also on the August illumination calendar are special displays for International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on August 9, International Youth Day (in advance) on August 11, and World Humanitarian Day on August 19. 

See below for the complete Northern Lights Display schedule for August (subject to change).

BC Place is recognized around the world as a landmark of Vancouver’s skyline and a place of pride for all British Columbians. Besides enhancing the overall guest experience during events, the stadium’s Northern Lights Display is used to amplify important causes upon request from the community.

August 1: red, black, & green for Emancipation Day
August 3: red, blue, & white for Ride for Mental Health
August 5-6: Progress Pride flag for Vancouver Pride Festival
August 6: Progress Pride flag for Pride Pit Stop at BC Place
August 7: pink & yellow for World PVNH Day
August 9: Special show for International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
August 11: green for International Youth Day (in advance)
August 19: light blue for World Humanitarian Day
August 24: green for Gastroparesis Awareness Month
August 27: turquoise for Tour de Cure
August 31: purple for International Overdose Awareness Day

Follow the stadium’s social media accounts on Twitter and Instagram for the latest on the Northern Lights display.

(Image credit: TOTORORO.RORO/Flickr).