Festival 2022

April 6-9

Applications Open Now!

The Vancouver International Burlesque Festival will be back this April LIVE and IN PERSON.

Get ready to see each other in real life again because... it's gonna get weird (and always titillating)!

We're cooking up something delicious for you all - details coming soon!

All VIBF events are 18+ only


The Buffies

April 6, 2022 

Dust-off your eleganza and prepare for a glamorous award show highlighting some of the people that make the Vancouver burlesque community shine. Plus catch some fresh new faces as they showcase what the new era of burlesque has to offer!

Check back soon for a full lineup!

This event is only open to VIBFA Members. Access this event by getting your Membership here

T.I.T Talks

April 7, 2021 

Enjoy an educational evening of connection and titillating conversation at the VIBF's exclusive take on TED Talks.

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.

The Showcases

April 8 & 9, 2022

We're back, baby! Check back soon for more info because we're going live and in person. It's been a long pandemic but it's nearly time for us all to start crawling out of our caves to create some weird naked art together! We can't wait to see you all!

Applications opening soon

VIBF After Party

April 9, 2022

There's no party like a VIBF after party! This year's party antics will be announced so stay tuned as we share the fun ways we will be celebrating the 2022 festival. 


Anti-Oppression Progressive


In 2020 we included opportunities for the burlesque community to access meaningful ways we can evolve as industry leaders, producers, and teachers. In 2021, we continued this learning by introducing an Anti-Oppression Progressive that will cover topics including:

  • Fundamentals of Diversity - Equity, and Inclusion

  • Disrupting Unconscious Bias

  • Unlearning Anti-Blackness

Check back soon for upcoming info for 2022!

VIBF Workshops

April 9, 2022 

Check back soon for this year's exciting upcoming lineup of workshops!