2020 Festival 

Dazzling dancers, naughty nerds, bawdy drag performers, and satirical stripteasers from around North America celebrating sexuality and diversity at the

Vancouver International Burlesque Festival. 

The BUFFIES: Industry Appreciation Night

Wednesday, April 1


The VIBF kicks off the Festival with a silly and spectacular awards show at the WISE Hall! Local and visiting sparkly showpeople dress to impress and join together in celebrating their community during this red carpet, invite-only* soiree.

Enjoy performances by
Vancouver's up and coming rising stars, take advantage of our photo booth, and connect with fellow performers, producers, photographers, volunteers and all the other people that make the Vancouver burlesque scene so spectacular!

​*This event is not open to the general public.

PACE Society Presents: TIT Talks – Teach. Inspire. Transcend

Thursday, April 2

Bill Reid Gallery


Join us for sips and stories at this intimate evening of connection and titillating conversation. TIT Talks is a one-of-a-kind event offering unique perspectives on burlesque. This intimate evening encourages compelling conversation and shares dimensions of being a burlesque performer that are seldom discussed publicly.

Hear stories and ideas shared by Lola Frost, The Lady Josephine, The Foxy Lexxi, Judith Stein, Bianca Boom Boom, Raven Virginia, Siomai Moore, and our presenting sponsor, PACE Society. Hosted by LeTabby Lexington. 

The Glamorama Gala 

Friday, April 3

Vancouver Playhouse


Get ready to get glam at the Vancouver Playhouse. Come dressed up in your eleganza and enjoy an extravagant evening of opulent performances by headliners Lola Frost (Vancouver, BC), The Lady Josephine (Montreal, QC), and The Foxy Lexxi (Quebec, QC), as well as captivating striptease artists from all over North America. Expect imaginative acts by dazzling dancers, naughty nerds, satirical stripteasers, and so much more!

Everyone is encouraged to show off your looks at our free photo booth!

The Showpony Soiree

Saturday, April 4

Vancouver Playhouse


Showgirl? Showboy? Showpony! Enjoy an evening of performance finery at the Vancouver Playhouse. Burlesque artists from all over North America will be celebrating their dynamic spectrum of sexuality and gender expression through comedy, drag, and sensual striptease. Prepare to be entranced by our headliners Lola Frost (Vancouver, BC), The Lady Josephine (Montreal, QC) and The Foxy Lexxi (Quebec, QC) as well as Canadian burlesque legend Judith Stein (Nelson, BC).

Come dressed in what makes you feel your fiercest and fanciest for our photo booth!

See you next April!


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