California’s nearly 40 million residents have been required to remain indoors and limit outdoor movement to what is absolutely essential since March 19th. Bars, restaurants and resorts began to reopen in June with restrictions, but nightclubs, theaters and cinemas remain closed, and many events have been cancelled.
Every Wednesday at the Billy DeFrank LGBT Community Center. Drag Bingo hosted by Mona Lot Moore every 3rd Wednesday. An evening of fun, laughs, special prizes and BINGO! The regular game starts at 7pm. Early games start around 6:30pm.
Every Thursday, 4pm-12am. ¡Muy Caliente! Hot Latin Music, Steamy Latin Videos, Chips and salsa bar. Lockers 1/2-off regular price.
Monthly Friday 9pm at SPLASH Nightclub HUGE Latin Fiesta featuring Drag Sensations live on stage. Deliciously Sexy Go-Go Boyz direct from LA, Mexico, San Francisco and beyond. Hosted by the Scandalous Ms Lola. Two caliente dance floors. Guest and resident DJs spin the sweetest Latin/ Dance/ Hip Hop and Reggaeon musica. See reopening updates at:
August 2 + September 6, 2020, 11am-2pm. Silicon Valley Pride Drag Brunch, every 3rd SUNDAY of the month at SoFa Market, 387 South 1st St, downtown. Brunch food, mimosas, live music, and drag queen performances. Seatings first come, first served. Standing room always available. Hosted by Alpha Andromeda and Jackie Layshun, with regular performer Alina Malletti Galore. Noon + 1pm shows.
August 7-9, 2020. Annual 3-day jazz festival weekend organized by the San Jose Jazz Society. Typically over 120 live performances on 12 stages, featuring a wide range of international stars, emerging artists and regional favorites playing straight-ahead jazz, blues, salsa, Latin, R&B, and more.
August 16-30, 2020. Over a period of two weeks Cinequest typically presents over 90 World and U.S. premieres with groundbreaking innovations by 700+ participating filmmakers from over 50 countries each year in San Jose and Redwood City. Over 100,000 attend CQFF within the three-block proximity of its state-of-the-art venues. See film schedules and venues online:
August 29-30, 2020, annual events with Saturday night festival from 5pm and Sunday parade 10am from Market Street and continuing Festival from 12 Noon until 6pm with entertainment, culture, music, vendors, amusements, community resources. See other events throughout the year at their website:
September 21, 2020, 7:30pm. The Official LGBTQ community promoter for the Latin Concert of the year, featuring RICKY MARTIN + ENRIQUE IGELSIAS; special guest Sebastian Yatra. Don't miss these INCREDIBLE artists together under one roof. It is going to be LIT. Tickets.
November 7-8, 2020, SAT 2:30pm + 7:30pm, SUN 1:30pm. Harry Potter will grace the screen once more—this time in concert! Characters you love are back, battling villains and protecting Hogwarts from Voldemort himself. A live symphony orchestra brings Alexandre Desplat’s music to life as the film is projected onto a giant screen with this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.