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.
August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 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 + DJs Vu Tran and Jason Lin. Next: Sep 6, 13, 20, 27.
August 2 + September 6, 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 w/ Queer Energy, Community and Astrology! August Cancers + September Virgos Get in Free All Night. Free 4all B4 10pm/ $8 After. Grab your Free Gay Ass Button! Next: Oct 4th.
August 2, 2019, 10pm-2am. DTLA's Friday Homo Party Palace/ Queer Stage Show Spectacular. Hosted by the Boulet Brothers. Hosted by the Boulet Brothers w/ stage shows.Starring: EVAH DESTRUCTION, DIAMONDBACK ANNIE, GLEN ALEN, TITO SOTO, KORNBREAD JETE, NICKY MONET, TITO BONITO. HOST: ARAM + SHAROK. MUSIC: MATEO SEGADE. STAGE MANAGER: IAN DEVOGLAER. BIRTHDAY BASH: JOEY THE BUILDER.
August 3-31, 2019, every SAT 2-5pm Bullet/Roxy Bingo + 8pm-12am Pissed Beer Bust/ DJs til 2am. Aug 4, 3pm Wet Boxer Contest + 5pm Bear Your Soul w/ Steve Cunningham. Aug 11, 5pm Crisco Disco w/ Aaron Tilford. Aug 16 GROWLr Bear Den w/ DJs Manuelito + Nasty Daddy. Aug 17 Fox Hole w/ Candy. Aug 18, 5pm La Borrachera w/ Christian. Aug 23 Underbear. Aug 24 Cigar Bar. More:
August 3, 2019, 9pm-2am. It's Summertime, show us your Beach Bum in beach outfits at Precinct DTLA, Music by GloVibes and Ellis Miah. Hosted by Robert Sanchez and Armando Javier Galue Piqueras. Give away gadgets from sponsors Chappyapp and Woof split Lube. Next: Aug 30th night pool party at the W Hotel.
August 8, 2019, 6-9pm at YouTube Space LA, 12422 Bluff Creek Dr, Playa Vista. A night of networking, merriment, and most importantly, GAMES!. Hosting a gaming mixer event with food, drinks, and gaming stations set up throughout the venue! Play some games, make new friendships and take an Instagram worthy picture at our YouTube Photo Book. Aug 6th will be the last day to RSVP.
August 8 + 15, 2019, 9pm-2am and every Thursday. CHEAP BOOZE + EASY BOYS. $100 Midnight Money Maker Contest. DJ Rick Dominguez. Hosts Shawn Morales + Levi Packer. GOGO BOYS Chris Hale + Aaron Gonzalez. POPUP Garage Sale by Levi Packer. No Cover. Free Pants Check. Next: Aug 22nd w/ DJ Foxy Lectro.
August 10 + 24, 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.
August 10, 2019, 8pm-1am at 10437 Burbank Blvd, Los Angeles. Back-to-back DJs: 15-minute performances voted based on how much they keep the dance floor poppin'! Gold trophy, origami crown and chain linked cash necklace, red carpet interview, spotlight article, exposure marketing + bookings at future Rainbow Social events! Booking + marketing priority also for top honorable mentions.
August 10, 2019, 9pm-2am. A religious experience at Bearracuda! Reverend Mateo Segade and Mother Cubrina Bearly preside over Adam + Steve! Get on your KNEES and get sweaty with Bearracuda go-go alter boys and 600 men at Precinct! DJ Mateo Segade. Host Cubrina Bearly.
August 11, 2019, SUN 8pm-2am, PrecinctDTLA. Weekly Sunday events for bears w/ Patio Games, Cheap Beer, GOGO Bears. DJ Ellis Miah. Facebook. Next dates: August 18th, 25th....
August 12, 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 16, 2019, 8:45-10:30pm at LAG Vintage, 813 N. Virgil Ave. It is Mother's B'day (Madonna). Beer/wine/La Croix and comedy provided. Hosted by: Matt LeGrande, Corie Johnson, Pete Zias, Steph Tolev, Roz Drezfalez, Dana Donnelly, Biniam Bizuneh, and Catherine McCafferty.
August 16, 2019, 9pm-2:30am at Den LA. With the hottest men, the hottest beats, and the hottest play spaces in LA! OPEN BAR! Free clothes check, play rooms, slings, DJ's, gogo men, lights, hot-ass scantily clad bartenders and all the fun you can handle! Join the fun as hundreds of LA's hottest men enjoy each others company and dance and play into the night.
August 17, 2019, 2-7pm, North Runyon Canyon private home, 7317 Mulholland Dr. Special BYOB pool party for CGA members and friends. $10 of each entry ($1000 goal) will benefit CAMP LIGHTBULB, giving LGBTQ youth an opportunity to attend Summer Camp in the great outdoors.
August 17, 2019, 5pm-2am at All Worlds Resort, Palm Springs. The MAZE an 8000 sqft play space has everything you can think of and more. LIVE DJ and cash bars. Hosted by Randy Carmenaty and Esteban Bartholo.
August 17, 2019, 8pm-2am. THE PUTA DAYS OF SUMMER ARE HEATING UP w/ Las Comadres del Barrio Nabor Arias y Ricardo Sebastian. LA's premier Latin Night hosted by Shawn Morales at the best Latinx Night in Los Angeles. Dance to the beats with DJ Ernie Vee and sexy caliente PUTERIA dancers.
August 17, 2019, 9pm-2am. Perverted Interracial Guy w/ DJ Tommy Rocker, sexy go-go dancers, hot guys in jocks! Heat this summer up with a midnight Hot Jock contest -first place gets hot prize! Clothes check included in $5 cover. P.I.G.S was founded by Joël Royal and Matthew Jensen to promote creative events and further kink education, and community brotherhood between all races.
August 18, 2019, 2-6pm. At The Eagle Summer event not to be missed... benefiting Translatin@ Coalition. See your favorite Payasos get wet and wild as they wash your car. Stick around for fun: CAR WASH DONATION - ONLY $20. Special Guest DJ. SEXY GOGO Payasos. JELLO SHOTS. Raffle/ Gifts.
August 18, 2019, 5pm. Monthly Latin Beer bust, with all your top Latin tracks, sexy gogps and great drinks. Next date: Sept 15th.
August 18, 2019, 9pm-2am at EOLA, Lincoln Heights. New LGBTQ+ dance party featuring some of SoCal’s tastiest Froots! Hosted by Rubella Spreads w/ Special Performances by Ms Luna + Amber Crane. DJ David Banjela. 21+/ NO cover charge.
August 19, 2019, 8-11pm. Get inspired. Start a rock band. Get more queer! An interstellar queer music and performance event hosted by IAN MACKINNON. Performers: Z33RO, TATE SHOEBRIDGE, NEYVA, LEOPOLD NUNAN, MC CRUMSNATCHER, ALISON WHITEACRE, HEATHER BARRON, JJ GEMINI, TREVOR MCMAHAN.Temporary Tattoo Parlor. Neon Body Paint Booth by Jayk Knight. Door Whore: Steven Reigns.
August 23-25, 2019, FRI 4-10pm All-ages alcohol free. SAT/SUN Noon-10pm, 21+ DTLA Proud. Celebrating the culture, history, and diversity of the growing LGBTQ+ community in Downtown Los Angeles and beyond. FB
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.
August 23, 2019, 9pm-2am. Grab your uniform, leathers, camouflage gear or come show your support w/ veteran titleholders: ARMY Mr Faultline 2019 Ismael Fuentes; MARINES Mr Regiment 2019 Joshua Hernandez; NAVY Mr Christopher Street West Jacob Lamoent; AIR FORCE (Insert Air Force Joke Here). There will be door prizes, raffles, and GoGo dancers. $5 cover. Proceeds benefit ALC.
August 24, 2019, 8pm-2am. RED CARPET Arrival / Cocktails. 9pm Season 3, episode 1 Exclusive Screening. 10pm-2am 18+ AFTERPARTY/ MONSTERS BALL. Performance Stage Spectacular starring Yovska, Violencia Exclamation Point, Saint Lucia, Priscilla Chambers, Maxi Glamour, Maddelynn Hatter, Louisianna Purchase, Landon Cider, Hollow Eve, Evah Destruction, and Dollya Black.
August 24, 2019, 10pm-4am. Warehouse Location to be emailed to ticket holders by 9am day of event. In the spirit of Black Party NYC, Magnitude and Real Bad Folsom! Hot Warehouse Beats by DJs Paulo (LA) + Max Bruce (LA). HOSTS: Cort Lane, Max Bruce, Tony Payne, Deric Camarigg, Tony Gulla, Dave Jason, Stavros (Bearfoot Daddy) Stavrinos, Darym Alden, Ross Allen, Mike GrabenStein, Erik Seim.
August 30, 2019, 9pm-2am. Summer vibes in full effect! Get wet and wild as Megawoof takes over the W rooftop! Cassimm's LA debut is sure to be a banger! All are welcome, +21. DJs Cassimm, Glovibes, Noir D costas, David Banjella, Stefan Seay, and Heart of Gold. Hosted by Megawoof, Alejandro Funes, Geo Niki, and Payasos.
August 30, 2019, 9pm-2am. Heat up the end of summer with DJs Mark O’Brien (SF) + Ryan Thedford (SD). Two distinct styles of music, games and hang out spaces. Members only. Bring your happy faces. No cell phones, no body shaming, no judgment - all ages, races and body types at this celebration of the body, and the beauty of each spirit. Next: Sep 27th, NudiesFolsom at Danzhaus, SF.
August 31, 2019, 9pm-2am. Featuring Dai Burger, PINCHE, KORNBREAD JETE and Angelica D'Vil w/ DJs AIRICK X, JUST DAVE, and FINGERBANG + FOXYLECTRO from LA! GΔΨ A$$ GOGOs: HEATHERETTE, NIKKI BUNZ, DIESEL DAVE, VYE, S'WET, and THOMAS! DOOR DOLLz: AUSTIN DALRING + BRNDN!
August 31, 2019, 10pm-4am, at Globe Theatre DTLA, 740 Broadway. LABOR DAY WEEKEND MAIN EVENT Euro-Style LA Dance Party for men! With DJ SURI + The GPS Dancers + SPECIAL SHOWS. FB
September 1, 2019, 7pm-2am at 1Oak. LA's Hottest TEA DANCE returns for a special Holiday Sunday Tea Dance: SUNSET TEA on the West Hollywood Sunset Strip with music by Brazilian sensations FELIPE LIRA + DANI BRASIL w/ The 1 Of A Kind Dancers, celebrity guests + shows! State-of-the-art lights/ sound/ production! VIP express entry, exclusive balcony overlook, bars/ fresh fruit snacks!
September 2, 2019, 12-6pm. dance + cozy fun, with music by DJs DEREK MONTEIRO + BEN CASTRO. Host Darlings: LOLITA COLBY + BILLY FRANCESCA. RSVP.
September 6, 13, 20, 27, 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 + DJs Vu Tran and Jason Lin. Next: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 ....
September 14, 2019, 9pm-2am.With very special guest DJ from Vancouver: Del Stamp! Host, Glen Alen, will guide you through the forest of BEEF at Beards In Wonderland - for one big night! Featuring the Bearracuda go-go army!
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. After 18 years of showcasing independent fiction, documentary, and short films for 9 days, Film Independent will shift their energy and resources from the Festival structure to a variety of year-round events aimed at building community and broadening its support of visual storytellers. See their website for screenings:
September 25-29, 2019 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 3, 2019, 7:30pm. Thrills, terrors and masked desires! Line-up includes: MINDFUCK (Pierre Scot); INSTINCT (Maria Alice Arida); GRIP (Bryan Louie); SECRET EATER (Jensen Rule Tierra + Shaun Johnson); SINGULARITY (Vera Miao); VACATION RENTAL (Matt Newton); and LOVE IN THE LAST FIVE DAYS (Michael Blieden).
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 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.
March 22-29, 2020. 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 Sunday March 29th on the streets of Silverlake with live bands, DJs and dancing. More details:
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:
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.
June 12-14, 2020. 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:
Mid-July, 2020. 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 2019 screenings, venues, parties and receptions schedule: