Every Monday except holidays at 1300 Sanguinet. Every Monday 2-7pm Drop in! + 7-9pm Discussion Group! Last Monday of the month 7-9pm Community Dinner! (open to friends and allies). First Monday of the month 7-9pm FTM/trans masculine drop in! For this year's annual ASTTeQ BBQ see: Facebook.
December 28, 2019, 10pm-3am at Bain Mathieu, 2915 rue Ontario Est. The space will be enhanced with stage sets as background for dance performances to the wild beat of the music. Come live the circuit experience w/ DJs Isaac Escalante (MEX). Kevin Olsen (Warm-Up) and Stefane Lippé (La Cache Room). Fuktion one sound system; visuals on LED walls; gorgeous dancers; and a killer team.
December 31, 2019, TUE 3pm - WED 3am. The last day for Katacombes COOP, the 13-year epicenter of Montreal/International punk rock, w/ 13 bands from all over. Not the end, a new beginning. Featuring: No Fucker, Subversive Rite, Lifeless Dark, Bloodsuckers, Ultrarat, Video Filth, Innocent, The Conscripts, Porvenir Oscuro, Faze, No War, Spirit Cry, Fractured, DJs Paula, Gustavo, and Jose.
December 31, 2019, 8pm-3am at Datcha, 98 Laurier Ouest. THE L NIGHT FOR NYE hosted by Formidable Bartender Asilex Rodriguez - her LNights party cocktails are AMAZING. 8-10pm DJ set by DJ L.O.D. then a$h banks live from 10pm to close.
January 3, 10, 17, 24, 2020, 4-10pm. DJs Pascale, R:CovrGrrl, Lady McCoy or Franklyne take over the dance floor with an explosion of colors. T-Dance for women and friends. Bring your gang to Happy Hour, have a pleasant cocktail in good company to the rhythms of Trendy Fridays. Come down to Vendredis Branchés - Tous les vendredis - Every Friday. See:
January 4, 2020, 9pm-3am. Montreal’s monthly play night organized for pups, Handlers, and all who love them. All experience levels welcome so long as you respect the play of those around you. Open to all genders, sexualities, and body types! Mats are set up with toys for pups to mosh through the night. Pup play is for everyone! Woof! For venue address REGISTER IN ADVANCE!
January 5, 12, 19, 26, 2020, 10:30pm. Madness is on the agenda at Cabaret Mado every Sunday! Completely Buzzées, hosted by Marla Deer, Tracy Trash and Gisèle Lullaby will take you completely elsewhere! Next dates: February 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and every Sunday through April 19th 2020.
January 9, 2020, 10pm-12am. Fierce competitors duke it out to be recognized as Montreal's most horrific, filthy, glamorous drag MONSTER! Participants representing principals of Dragula (Horror, Filth, Glamour) have ONE number to impress the audience and judges to make it to the top to fight for the crown. What will we put them through this time? Judges/ hosts: Uma Gahd + Selma Gahd.
January 10, 2020, 10pm-3am. Third year; MPU’s Drag Battle! Who gets crowned this year? Sequins, glamour, glitter, outrageous makeup, hair and grand prizes as 4 All Star divas compete in lipsync battle hosted by Barbada! Everyone invited. Sport outrageous looks. Cheer/ support a favorite Queen! Bouncy beats byf residents Franz et Diskommander w/ sleek electro-pop + dirty bass house.
January 11, 2020, 10pm-3am. Escape the cold of this miserable winter - a sexy good time with a packed dance floor of attractive men in their skimpiest undies dancing to sizzling beats of DJ Diskommander. Dress code heartily encouraged and a full coat check will be available.
January 25, 2020, 10pm-3am, Cabaret Berlin, 1661 Ste-Catherine E. Why do we love pop so much? Because we were Born this way, baby! HOMOPOP is a one-of-a-kind dance party in the Village where we get together to celebrate our favorite queer musicians and the legends who lifted us. From Diana Ross to Todrick Hall, we're Coming Out... Twirl for Me! DJ / CONCEPT: SUPER TASTE.
January 30 - February 2, 2020. Four days of events, apres-ski and night-time parties with go-go dancers and DJs from Montreal, LA, and London. Past year's events: Beach Party and Onesie Apres-Ski events, Neon Party, Throwback Thursday, and Saturday GEAR party. Hundreds of sexy snowboarders and skiers from NYC, Montreal, Toronto + beyond. See updates:
Early April, 2020. Annual THU-SUN events for bears, cubs + friends: Welcome Party, Sauna Bear Beach Party, dance event, Friday Mr.Bear MTL 2019 contest, Saturday bus to Sugar Shack Brunch w/ hot maple taffy on snow; Lumberjack Night + more. Sunday farewell brunch.
June 24, 2020. Annual Québec statutory holiday. Pagan festivals long celebrated Summer Solstice longest day with bonfires. In Catholic countries the rites became associated with St John the Baptist. In Quebec it is the National Day, celebrated with enthusiasm and joy throughout the province. Events take place over several days in different areas, with one main center of focus.
Late June, 2020. Six day annual weekend. Young and upcoming artists exhibit the first two days in booths and tents along Sainte-Catherine E in the Village (between St-Hubert and Papineau) - followed by exhibits by more established artists for the final three days of the event.
June - July, 2020. Gigantic summer music celebration, the 41st edition, with 10 days of non-stop entertainment on 10 free outdoor stages in downtown Montreal. See website for previous years, the artist line-ups for 2020, along with more performances throughout the year.
July - August, 2020. For 8 summer nights each year the skies fill with fireworks displays from La Ronde on Île Sainte-Hélène; pyrotechnics by masters of the art from around the world, each based on an international theme.
July, 2020, 18 days at 30+ venues around the city, most within walking distance of Metro stations Place-des-Arts, Saint-Laurent and Berri-UQAM. The Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal is the largest comedy festival in the world, attracting 1.25 million visitors every summer -- celebrating their 38th anniversary in 2020!
August 2020. 3-day weekend events include: The Mr Leather Montréal, Mr Rubber Montreal, Pup Montreal and Mrs Leather Montréal contests. Past year: Parc Puppy-Play Fusion at Parc des Faubourgs; Concours & Party Fusion at Cabaret Lion d'Or; Braderie & Ateliers fétiches at ASCCS; Party WFM at Opalace; and Souper Hommage at Salon privé Le Lionceau.
August 14-16, 2020. Past year featured FRI Locker Room at Newspeak. SAT Cabana Le Normandie + PAPA Party at MTelus. SUN/ MON Revival at Stereo. See updates at:
August 6-16, 2020, annual festivities include: SAT Community Day, 11am-5pm on Ste-Catherine E, St-Hubert to Papineau. SUN noon Parade departs the former west end LGBTQ+ sector to the heart of the new Village. The parade follows its traditional route along René-Lévesque boulevard from Metcalfe, to Alexandre-DeSève. Also conferences and more events at various venues.
Late August, 2020 (TBC) in the Montréal Gay Village. Five days/nights, fantasy-filled pan-sexual adventures/ fabulous international fetish holiday. Movie-themed events/ activities, after-parties, dining, shopping, performances, fashion show, street fair, Expo Kink + crazy fetish photo tour. Past year hosts: Hotel Gouverneurs, 1415 St-Hubert; Hotel Lord Berri, 1199 Berri.
October, 2020, 30th edition dance events, Canadian Thanksgiving/ US Columbus Day Weekend. Internationally renowned DJs/ artists, performers, interactive art event. Main event on the Sunday at Theatre Olympia. Afterparty at Club Soda. BBCM Foundation has organized the festival for 30years to support organizations providing direct assistance to people with HIV/AIDS. Details at website:
Mid-November, 2020. Eleven days to discover the best in documentary films. Also documentary screenings all year long - see website:
Late November, 2020 (TBC), 11 days of screenings at: Impérial, 1432 rue de Bleury; MBAM, 1379a rue Sherbrooke; laïka, 4040 boulevard St-Laurent; never apart, 7049 rue Saint-Urbain; L’un et L’autre, 1641 rue Amherst; Centre Phi, 407 rue Saint Pierre; Cinémathèque Québécoise, 335 boulevard de Maisonneuve E + more locations. Website: