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Gay New Orleans

Get togethers in and around New Orleans for fun and frolic
Renegade Bears of Louisiana - On Hold

Monthly Beer Bust, 3rd Fridays at Phoenix Bar + almost monthly Alphabet Soup dine out events. Special events throughout the year, especially for Mardi Gras + Southern Decadence. No monthly meetings/ organized organically. ...we like to keep it loose. Want to join us? Just show up!

www.renegadebearsofla.org
Burlesque, drag, cabaret, comedy, music, spoken word...
Allways Lounge - Most events on hold

Events include: Swingin’ Sundays! Burlesque Bingo + live band; Queerly Beloved dance party; Burlesque Bingo w/ Lefty Lucy; Sundown Striptease(burlesque); New Orleans Improv Festival; Sisters of St. Claude(Drag); Sea Garden Pop UP Kitchen Presents: Cricket Selecky; Queer Mountain; Tits+Bits burlesque; ClownsTown; Clowntown (sideshow); Van Ella Bordella; Blues Night; Comedy....

theallwayslounge.net/calendar/2020-12
Featuring the Lube Wrestling Contest
Neon Burgundy’s Jock Strap Cabaret - On Hold

Fouth Fridays, 8-9:30pm. Monthly night presented by NEON Burgundy​. Drag show and lube wrestling contest. Sign ups open to all, show at midnight. Wrestling and Drag get underway shortly after sign ups. See more upcoming dates at:

theallwayslounge.net/calendar
NOW SHOWING! It’s a social distancing miracle!
AllWays Cabaret PEEP SHOW!

February 4-28, 2021, Thursdays/ Fridays/ Saturdays/ Sundays 4-8pm. No direct personal contact. Personal masks required/ social distancing lines /sanitizing team/ max 2 people per viewing. COME GET A PEEK BEHIND THE GLASS! Your favorite performers will thrill and delight with a 2 minute personal show. Performers and daiquiri flavors change daily!

theallwayslounge.net/calendar/2021-02
January and February parades have been canceled for 2021
Mardi Gras New Orleans

February 16, 2021. While there will be no parades this year, there will be Mardi Gras house floats, special Mardi Gras cocktails in bars and restaurants, king cakes and more.

https://www.mardigrasneworleans.com/when-is-mardi-gras
Since 1971
New Orleans Gay Pride 2021 - TBA

June, 2021. No 2021 events confirmed. 2020 events cancelled.  In 2019 a three-day weekend. Kick-Off party + Variety Show + Washington Sq Park Festival + Saturday evening Pride Parade through the French Quarter, then dance and Sunday Tea-Dance. For updates/ details see website below:

www.everfest.com/e/new-orleans-pride-new-orleans-la
French Quarter Festivals
Satchmo SummerFest

July 30 - August 1, 2021 (TBC). The premier American Jazz Festival dedicated to the life, legacy, and music of New Orleans' native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong. See lineup and schedules as announced, at their website:

satchmosummerfest.org
Music in the streets
French Quarter Festival 2021 - New Dates

September 30 - October 3, 2021. Annual music festival + parades. Music stages located at Jackson Square, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Bourbon St, Royal St, Bienville St, the French Market, St. Mary’s at the Ursuline Convent, and Louisiana State Museum's Old U.S. Mint. Special events at locations throughout the French Quarter. See the website for more details, closer to the date.

www.fqfi.org
Top gay Labor Day Weekend destination
Southern Decadence 2021 New Orleans

September 2-6, 2021. Annual Labor Day THU-MON Weekend celebrations, 100,000+ crowds; around-the-clock street/ dance parties; parade through the French Quarter. Revelers may shock some tourists (much to their delight!). Events include: Big Dick Contest, FRIDAY Parade, Boys on Parade Strip Contest, Outdoor Concert, Hot Ass Contest, SUNDAY Parade, T-Dance, Midnight Party, Closing Party.

www.southerndecadence.net