Events

Stay tuned for 2018 events! Here’s what happened in 2017:

THE BUFFIES: INDUSTRY APPRECIATION NIGHT

Wednesday March 29th, 2017

VIBF kicks off the festival with a burlesque community awards show! Local and visiting sparkly showpeople dress to impress and join together in celebrating their community during this red carpet, invite only* soiree.

*A limited number of tickets for partners, friends, and family will be available. Please note: this event is not open to the general public.

TIT TALKS: TEACH. INSPIRE. TRANSCEND.

Thursday March 30th, 2017

An intimate evening of Ted style talks presented by esteemed performers, academics, and producers. Unique perspectives, ideas, and stories pertaining to the burlesque realm will be shared!

2017 WORKSHOP SERIES

Friday March 31st & Saturday April 1st, 2017

The VIBF proudly presents its annual workshop series, featuring rare opportunities to learn from our festival’s headliners, legend of honour, and some of the many other world-class performers visiting Vancouver.

VIBF PRESENTS: THE INTERNATIONAL CABARET

Friday March 31st, 2017

Prepare for an unforgettable night of glitz and glamour! The International Cabaret brings you burlesque talent from coast to coast and beyond. These unforgettable acts will showcase the wide world of burlesque…right here in Vancouver! Guaranteed to dazzle and delight. Featuring Burlesque Legend: Camille 2000 and headliners: Bazuka Joe and Poison Ivory, Reigning Queen of Burlesque.

VIBF PRESENTS: VANCOUVER UNCOVERED

Saturday April 1st, 2017

Celebrate Vancouver’s finest and fiercest burlesque at Vancouver Uncovered! The VIBF presents local burlesque like you’ve never seen it before. Join us to witness our region’s brightest striptease stars bare their creative souls – and a whole lot more – on the Vancouver Playhouse stage. An evening of comedy, magic, music, seduction, and innovative performance art! Featuring headliners Bazuka Joe and Poison Ivory, Reigning Queen of Burlesque.