Vancouver is about to pop-off with Pride celebrations that always take over the city in the middle of the summer. Leading up to all the fun, you can get Vancouver pride treats and have a more low-key, sweet celebration all on your own. These epic treats are the boldest, most colourful desserts and cocktails you've ever seen!
When you're not too busy getting your fix of colourful food, you can check out any of the cool free Pride events happening in Vancouver this August. In the meantime, here are three crazy and colourful rainbow treats you need to try in Vancouver for Pride this summer:
Address: Giovane café at the Fairmont Pacific Rim, 1038 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 0B9
When: Now until August 5
Why you need to go: These rainbow sugar buns are filled with a cream filling that magically retains its rainbow colours without becoming a pile of brown mush. They're beautiful! Plus, partial proceeds go to the Dr. Peter Aids Foundation.
Address: Notch 8 at Fairmont Vancouver, 900 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2W6
When: Now until August 4
Why you need to go: With gummy bears in ice cubes and a rainbow sugar belt candy thrown in for good measure, this pride cocktail is a colourful twist on your classic gin and tonic.
Price: $12 a slice
Address: Available at Honey Salt, The Victor and BC Kitchen in the Parq at 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 0R3
When: July 29 to August 5
Why you need to go: This rainbow layer cake is the ultimate decadence for Pride! It looks like the cake of dreams and it's perfect for Instagram.