Thursdays at Avalon Nightclub, 1735 N. Vine (just north of Hollywood Blvd). 18+ weekly dance nights, go-go boys, album release parties, men/women, black/white/Latin/Asian mix; $6 before 11pm.
Every Friday at Rage, 8911 Santa Monica Blvd, WeHo. Weekly 18+ gay Asian dance party, go-go boys,Pop & Hip Hop music videos. Free Entry before 9:30pm. $8 before 10pm, $12 general admission.
Every second Friday at Eagle LA, 4219 Santa Monica Blvd, Silverlake, LA. Fetish Fridays, for men, dress code strongly encouraged.
Every Friday, 9pm-4am at Flaming Saddles, 8811 Santa Monica Blvd, WeHo. The biggest party in the West is back - where it all began! With DJ Casy Alva and the Fresh Dancers.
Stripped SATURDAY at 340 Restaurant, 340 S Thomas St, Pomona - All male revues 8pm-3am with Boy Toy go-gos and three dance floors. Drag Pageant SUNDAYS 8pm-2am, showtime 9:30pm, 18+ nights hosted by Melody Sings.
Second Sunday /month, 1-4pm, TOM House, LA. Nude Figure Drawing/Painting. $25 suggested donation. Protecting, preserving. promoting erotic art. DJ RocketManLA spins. Workshop Coordinator: Miguel Angel Reyes. Reservations required - see calendar.
Mondays 7- 9pm at Spirit Studio, 3621 Brunswick Ave, Atwater Village/ Glendale. A writing collective and spoken word performance group comprised of out lesbian, gay, and queer seniors living in Los Angeles. The artistic troupe has gained a reputation for its literary merit while capturing the zeitgeist of their generation.
Third Mondays, 7:30-11pm at Akbar. LGBT artistic space odyssey and evening of new experimental performance works. Gay Astronaut Ian MacKinnon hosts a handful of hot queers presenting cutting edge performances from multiple artistic disciplines. A venue for new queer work, embracing all artistic disciplines, PLANET QUEER is created by Ian MacKinnon & Travis Wood.
Daily film screenings from the UCLA Film & Television Archives of restored motion pictures, with retrospectives, director's series and special themes. In the Life LBGT news magazine's 20-year collection of historic materials, LA Rebellion, Creating a New Black Cinema, Iranian cinema, and more. See their website for upcoming events and films.
May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2019, 9pm-2am. The longest running and most recognized gay Asian dance party, drawing thousands of attendees in LA and SF. Top 40, hip-hop, EDM, and Asian pop, hi-def video projection, fully staffed bars, hottest go-go boys, exclusive performances. LA Resident VJ La Rock + DJ Vu Tran.
May 3, 2019, 9pm. Gay Asstrology Dance Party will have you booty shakin' all night...regardless of your sign! Every 1st Friday LGBTQIA+ Dance Party at The Satellite! Surround yourself with Queer Energy, Community, and Astrology! Celebrating Taurus Season. Party is free B4 10pm/ $8 After. You a Taurus? Get in Free All Night! Grab your Free Gay Ass Button on your way in!
May 4, 2019, every SAT 2-5pm Bullet Bingo/Roxy Bingo + 8pm-2am Pissed Beer Bust until 12; DJs until 2am. May 5th/ every SUN 12-4pm RezErection. May 11, Pleasure + Pain w/ Sir Frank Cavello. May 15, Shell Shocked Drinks/ Drag/ Debauchery. May 17, GROWLr BEAR DEN w/ DJs Manuelito + Nasty Daddy. May 18, FOX HOLE FULL MOON Bathhouse theme party. May 25, Cigar Bar.
May 4, 2019, 9pm-2am. More calienté than ever for the Annual Celebration of Cinco de Mayo special Latino edition of Megawoof, serving all the Latino meat a la carte! Beats by GloVibes and Ellis Miah. Hosted by Armando and Robert Sanchez. Special Tequila Drinks All night!
May 4, 2019, 10pm-4am, at Globe Theatre DTLA, 740 Broadway. A Euro-Style LA Dance Party for men! With DJs Paulo + Cajjmere Wray + The GPS Dancers.
May 5, 2019, SUN 8pm-2am, PrecinctDTLA. Weekly Sunday events for bears w/ Patio Games, Pop up Barbershop, Cheap Beer, GOGO Bears + DJ Christian. Facebook. Next dates: May 12th, 19th, 26th....
May 8, 2019, 6-9pm at Reach LA, 1400 E Olympic Blvd. Bring your gaymer friends and enjoy video and card games, free food and drinks! HIV Testing will also be provided, and there is an incentive for those who get tested, so come on down!
May 9, 2019, 9-11pm. LA's finest cabaret acts and celebrate our ring leader Chanel's birthday and single launch! Sword Swallowing: Winnie the Clown. Burlesque: Blanche Bourgeois. Juggling: Matt Keil. Drag King: Backstreet Butches. Comedy: Adri Diez. Hoops: Madison Orange Go Go Hoop Stars. Music:
Chanel and the Circus. Live Fairy Cole Tindle + Photobooth.
May 10, 2019, 9pm-2am. Two LGBTQ subcultures come together to share a great time: the Vogue and Leather communities battle it out in 4 categories for $50 + trophies in each: Runway; Best Kink Effect; Sex Siren. Category Vogue: $150 prize. Door Surprise. REACH LA and Mr Faultline 2018 talent in a a dungeon full of surprises. Beginners' Vogue class before the Leather Ball.
May 10, 2019, 10pm-2am. DTLA'S Friday Homo Party Palace/ Queer Stage Show Spectacular. Hosted by the Boulet Brothers. Starring Barbie's Addiction, Rasputin's Marionettes, Valora von TeTease, Selena Blackwater. DJs David Banjela + Pastabody and Body Boys Josie + David. Queer Pop-Up shop: PM Chavez.
May 11 + 25, 2019, 8pm-2am, Eagle LA. Stimulate serious PRIMAL URGES with the BIGGEST, HAIRIEST, BEASTLY BEATS! Grab your favorite FAUX FUR accessories and/or animal skin (LEATHER, PLEATHER, RUBBER, etc) or COME AS YOU ARE! GET SWEATY WITH THE HOTTEST HALF-NAKED MEN as nature intended! DJ rotation includes Candy + Matt Effect. Next dates: June 8th + 22nd.
May 11, 2019, 9pm-2am. Bearracuda welcomes the HBIC from VH-1's Flavor of Love and I love New York: NEW YORK (Tiffany Pollard). She'll be hosting our $100 Ass Contest at Midnight along with Meatball. Just show up to enter! Beefy bears, sexy beards and cute cubs will be all around Precinct. DJ Ryan Jones + the Bearracuda go-go army.
May 18, 2019, 9pm-2am. DTLA's premier Latin Night. Say good-bye to spring and "¡HOLA VERANO!" With glamour pop-up shop and tons of Precinct DRINK SPECIALS, hosted by Shawn Morales and Frankie Barcenas. Celebrate Spring with the Goddess Envy, performing at midnight and watch our sexy dancers' big baskets bounce to the tunes of DJ Ernie Vee.
May 18, 2019, 9pm. DJ Guy DeGiacinto will be spinning his latest music and remixes for your listening pleasure, while GoGo Bears will be dancing for your viewing pleasure.
May 18, 2019, 10pm-3am at Los Globos. LA JOCK/ UNDERWEAR PARTY with some of LA's HOTTEST DADDIES, PUPS + MEN! The Hottest Jock Party in LA is back and going COMMANDO! DUDES, DADDIES, BEARS, BOYS...DILF is for ALL MEN. Music by DJs J WARREN (BOS) + MAX BRUCE (LA). Clothes Check Available. FB
May 20, 2019, 8-11pm. QUEER performance, art, music, dance and more! An interstellar queer performance event hosted by IAN MACKINNON. Performances by: CHANEL and the CIRCUS, JJ GEMENI, ANDREW NEAL, DEAD LEE, LEOPOLD NUNAN feat. BETO BROWN, LACY PHILLIPS, JESUA BONES, WAGNER and the SYMPHONY.
May 24, 2019, 9pm. Who doesn't have their own home-made porn videos? Show the world the porn star inside.... send yours to show it in the bar and make you famous for a night.... or who knows? A crazy Payasos Cycling Team evening of fun and porn to benefit Aids Life Cycle. Best (seleected by the public) gets $200 cash prize. Everyone shown must be 18+ and have authorized this use:
June 8-9, 2019. Thousands throng West Hollywood. SAT/SUN FESTIVAL 11am-1am in West Hollywood Park w/ live entertainment on 3 stages: Park Stage, Plaza Stage (Latin), and Boulevard Stage (Hip-Hop/RnB); dancing, exhibitors, food/ drinks vendors. Santa Monica Blvd SUNDAY PARADE 11am (Fairfax Ave to Doheny Dr). See previous years' photos/videos at website, plus more details:
June 8 + 9, 2019. SAT 12-6pm SpLAash/ Poolwatch at Hotel Indigo w/ DJs Grind + Toy Armada; SAT 9pm-6am Avalon Academy, Hollywood LOVE is FREE: LA Pride Main Event w/ DJs Isaac Escalante + Danny Verde. SUN 8pm-4am Foreverland at Academy w/ DJs Micky Friedmann + Yinon Yahel.
June 8, 2019, 9pm-2am, Saturday at Liaison Restaurant + Lounge, 1638 N Las Palmas Ave. Teaming up with top-talent within the queer-female community. DJs, dancers, influencers and more! Founder of QueerGirl Genevieve Greschler event, geared toward queer women, but 100% inclusive for the entire LGBTQIA+/ heterosexual community!
June 15, 2019, 9pm-2am. GRUNGE. ELECTRO-CLASH. ALTERNATIVE Deejays: Tankboy + Dr. Susp. Master of Ceremonies: Saint Peter D'vil. Gogo: Ali. Open air patio + drink specials.
July, 2019. Eleven days, showcasing the best LGBT stories from around the world. Over 90 films and videos from many countries at various venues across Los Angeles over 11 days; public programs, galas, features, short film programs, panels, special events, parties and receptions! See 2018 screenings, venues, parties and receptions schedule:
August, 2019, 11am-8pm, Burbank Blvd (Cahuenga/Strohm). Annual event is for every person in our community to come out to celebrate pride together Block party style on Burbank Blvd between Cahuenga Blvd and Strohm Street. Celebrate anything that gives you pride in who you are and what you believe in. Bring that energy and share it with everyone!
August 23, 2019, 9pm-2am. What a party this is shaping up to be... Making his long awaited debut, DJ DOUG PERRY, one half of the Perry twins. Also with one of the biggest Go-Go bears in Europe, making his California debut, Paul McNULTY (UK) and Go-Go beef/ porn star TONY DeSANTIAGO (US). Cutting edge music with masculine theme. Hot Daddies, Cubs, Pups and sexy Bears will be there.
September 21, 2019, 8:45-10:30pm, LAG Vintage, 813 N Virgil Ave. Virgil Village's premiere stand-up comedy show takes place at a queer, authentic vintage clothing store. Save the date - details TBA:
Late September, 2019 in Culver City, Santa Monica and Hollywood. Nine days, new indie films, TV, emerging online content, filmmaker-driven studio titles. New works from emerging + established independent storytellers w/ unique voices/ innovative visions. Events include Film Independent at LACMA, the annual Film Independent Spirit Awards, the Film Independent Forum and Directors Close-Up.
October 4-6, 2019. Three-day weekend. Scream your head off on the roller coaster or hobnob with cartoon characters! Disneyland, within 30 minutes of anywhere in Los Angeles, is the site for the annual Gay Days. Past year included: After Saturday in the park - dance your ass off! Ru Paul's Drag Race stars and DJs at House of Blues, Anaheim.
October 18-20, 2019, Edgemar Center for the Arts, Santa Monica. Four days of screenings, parties + artist programs. One of the top 10 destination film festivals in the world - 60+ films, mostly by new filmmakers/ rising stars. CATE celebrates independent films of all genres that feature a distinct vision, unique voice, or challenge what is expected and accepted in the medium.
October - November, 2019 (TBC) at Laemmle NoHo 7, 5240 Lankershim Blvd, N Hollywood. Five-day lineup of cinema so independent it can be found only in LA's San Fernando Valley. Past year with screenings of 40 thought provoking and entertaining films from 9 countries. See website for updates and the program schedule.
October 31, 2019, 6-11pm. Every Halloween. Highlight of the WeHo calendar, revelers don their most outrageous outfits for the annual Halloween and Costume Carnaval. Over 400,000 participants throng Santa Monica Boulevard for food, merriment, contests, music and stage acts. See here, and below:
February, 2020 (TBC), The Fonda Theater. The 11th annual event: music, theatre, dance, art, storytelling, circus arts, fashion, technology, artists, performers, high-flying trapezes, steam-powered machines, costumed ballgoers, gaming, tarot, Portrait Booth, Absinthe Bar, Subterranean Bat Cave. See Vau de Vire Society.
Early March, 2019 at Arena Cinelounge, the West Hollywood Library, Highland Theaters, the Egyptian Theatre, and other venues. Five days. The only multicultural LGBT film festival of its kind, 5-day screenings include short films, feature films, panels, workshops, and parties that highlight and celebrate the diversity of the LGBT community. See program of screenings and other details at:
Mid March, 2020 (TBC). Week of events all over LA County include Kick Off Celebration by Men of ONYX Southwest, and the 21st Annual Mr LA Leather Contest. Event capped by the 8th annual Off Sunset Festival (TBC) Sunday on the streets of Silverlake with live bands, DJs and dancing. More details:
March 18-22, 2020. Annual 5 days of events brings together people from across the country and the world, to celebrate diversity, fun, and the best spring skiing and boarding in North America. Elevation celebrates its 18th year in 2020; expect over 2500 riders, 9 major parties + zero attitude. The hottest guys converge on Mammoth each March for the third largest gay ski week in N America.