Vancouver, B.C. – The Vancouver Warriors are proud to announce that they will host Pride Night, presented by TD, on Friday, February 17 vs the Calgary Roughnecks.
In advance of the evening, the Warriors are hosting the first ‘Warriors Crawl’ at Rogers Arena, an in-arena pub crawl-style event prior to ball-drop. The stops on the Warriors Crawl will be the West Tower Bar (section 105), The Sportsbar LIVE!, and Budweiser King Club bar (section 119). Tickets to the Crawl are just $44.99 and include stops at all three locations, with games, prizing, and experiences, in addition to access to one of the Rogers Arena Party Zones! Each package also includes a Warriors-themed t-shirt.
Tickets to the game are available for purchase now at Ticketmaster.ca. The game will also be televised nationally on TSN.
To help celebrate Pride Night, each player will be wearing a special Pride-themed warm-up t-shirt and will be featuring rainbow tape on their sticks.
Other celebratory events include:
- Vancouver Pride Society and Qmunity will have information booths on the concourse in Community Corner in sections 111 and 119.
- A performance by Hyaenas, an Indie Rock/Synth Pop band who write their songs through a queer feminist lens.
- The Canadian national anthem will be performed by local singer, Lola Lovegood.
- A limited number of Warriors Pride-themed t-shirts will be available for purchase at the Team Store.
Additionally, the team will be hosting a post-game autograph session featuring Steph Charbonneau, Kyle Killen, Owen Barker, Riley Loewen, and Brandon Goodwin will commence at the Budweiser King Club Bar.
Vancouver Pride Society
Vancouver Pride Society strives to produce inclusive, celebratory events, and advocate for 2SLGBTQAI+ communities through an intersectional lens. They strive to produce events that reflect the pride the 2SLGBTQAI+ community has in itself, by strengthening the sense of community, and contributing to the vibrancy, health, and overall well-being of all persons in the community.
Qmunity is a non-profit organization based in Vancouver, BC that works to improve queer, trans, and Two-Spirit lives. They provide a safer space for 2SLGBTQIA+ people and their allies to fully self-express while feeling welcome and included. Their building serves as a catalyst for community initiatives and collective strength.