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Portland Leather Alliance
PDX Munch

Wednesdays, 5:30-8pm, at Rogue Eastside Pub & Pilot Brewery 928 SE 9th Ave, Portland. A safe and welcoming place for all to come/ interact with like minded individuals in the Portland Leather Alliance. For other everyday Munch events and Tuesday Midnight Munch nights that take place at venues all around the area each month, see the PLA website calendar link below:
The Hollywood Theatre’s
Queer Commons

Monthly at The Hollywood Theatre. A new film series created with the goal of bringing a little more queer content to the big screen. Old/ new, serious/ cheesy, the films in this series will have 3 things in common; queer content, they’re not on Netflix* and nobody dies**. *Maybe a little wiggle room on this. **Ok, main characters don’t die, won’t promise more.
By Bridgetown Trivia - hosted by Chris Stewart
Crush Trivia

Every Wednesday, 7-10pm at Crush. "Free to play! Win prizes! Feel superior! With drink specials, and our full delicious menu, of course, bring out your inner smart ass... perhaps you might win! 5 rounds, including a Picture Pages team drawing challenge, and a musical trvia round... you'll have a blast!"
Oregon Bears
Monthly Bear Events

Every Friday, 5-7pm Bears, Brews & Dinner at Fox & Hounds; Second Fridays, 4:30-7pm Happy Hour at The Local Lounge; Fourth Sundays, from 11am -1pm Bear Brunch at Fox & Hounds. See special events at their website:
Stacy Stl Lisa + Buckmaster
Club Kai Kai

Monthly events/ various venus. Living lyfe in the moment. No planned sequence of events; not a drag show. A get yourself wet, dance-heavy party, w/ impromptu drag performances. You may hear a song and perform your own drag number. Basic: Club Kai-Kai is experimentation; nightlife, performance, and gender preference. Questions? We don’t have answers; just a space for you to Kai-Kai.
Queer Community Unity - sisters, brothers, allies, and others
Blow Pony

Monthly Saturdays at Bossanova Ballroom 722 E Burnside St. "Queer Community for Bears, Barbies, Chubs, Cubs, Hawks, Cocks, Pigs, Chicken, Trannys, Queens, Kings, Daggers, Dykes, Femmes, Furries, Garden Keepers, Scum, MILF Lickers, Knob Shiners, Filth, Shirt Lifters, Cougars, Crap Stabbers, Pillow Biters, Trade + a gob of YOU!."
Monthly Folk Music & Mingle! For Members Only
LesbiOut! LesProm + Two Dykes and a Mic

Monthly events. Calling all women, trans, and gender-queer people of the LGBTQ community! New to PDX, looking to meet friends, or just craving more social excitement in your life - the group welcomes you with open arms. LesbiOut! is a fun group for anyone interested in a wide spectrum of activities; nightlife, entertainment or outdoor recreation. See info and sign up:
Hosted by Matt Bearracuda and Alberta Street Pub
Lumbertwink NYE 2020 - The FINAL Lumbertwink!

December 31, 2019, 8pm-2am. The 6th Annual NEW YEAR'S EVE Party at a NEW LOCATION! Lumbertwink comes to an end after 7+ years in Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, San Francisco and LA - an incredible ride! A full-on log jam! BYO Beard and don your finest plaid for a truly colossal night with 100's of guys from all over the Northwest and beyond!
Baby Queers' 6 month anniversary + everyone's favorite stupid bitch's birthday!
Baby Queers: Lolita Yayo Edition

January 2, 2020, 9pm-12am. Performers do Lolita Yayo impersonations! Incohesive madness as drag artists read Portland's most disappointing stupid bitch to filth! Host Mia More. Babysitter Lolita Yayo. Performers: Princezz Monochokeme, Jo Dayne, Marla Darling, Silhouette O'Brien, Anne J Tifah, MX, Meatwife, S'wet, Dick Fever. With Shandi Evans as Lolita Yayoull.
Portland's premier mens bar
Leather/ Scotch/ Cigar + SUN BBQ + DISCO '77 + Undergear + LURE

January 3, 2020, 8pm Leather, Scotch, and Cigar Social. Jan 4, 9pm, No Tops. Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, 4pm, Free SUN BBQ. Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, 9pm, BRIEF Encounters. Jan 10, 9pm, RuggerCub. Jan 11, 9pm, Disco '77. Jan 15, 22, 29, 8pm, Holy Gay Karaoke. Jan 17, 9pm, DJ JENS IRISH. Jan 18, 9pm, Undergear w/ DJ.VJ. ANOREXIC. Jan 25, 9pm, L U R E - wear LEATHER for FREE ENTRY.
Time to get loose in the last days of the decade!

January 10, 2020, 9pm-2:30am. DJs AUTOMATON + FATHERFANNIE run thru all the bops. Hosted by Sindel the GOD. GoGo Robert - so bring ya cash out! Door by the Legendary Bry. TLGBQQIAP+/BI/POC.
Barbarella PDX and Katya Presents
EXTRA Generous with the Sweethearts of Portland

January 12, 2020, 3-9pm.Drag/ dance day party w/ drag numbers, raffles, and silent auction raising money for Our House. Performers/ Hosts: Sativa Goddamn Jones, Kisses Ash, Flawless Shade (Miss Gay Oregon), Sofia Valdez (Miss Gay Portland), Ellie Allure, Iconica, Coco Petite, Kyro Hart Valentine (Mr Sweetheart 31). Next dates: Jan 26 (4pm) + 31 (10pm); Feb 28 (10pm); Mar 15 + 22 (3pm).
With Liam Needsome + Madam Corvus, Portland's most unusual/unkillable performer
Haus Of Whorror Presents: Cummunion

January 12, 2020, 10pm-2am. Another satanic panic experience at Lovecraft. Bring your amazing queer self to see what whorrors await you at this kooky queer and spooky dance party - a spooky event for LGBTQIA+ family and allies! Dancing + Music start 10pm. Midnight performances by Madam Corvus, Liam Needsome, Viper, Aurora Le'Strange. Music: DJs Miz Margo and Static.
Hosted by PDX Gaymers
The Jackbox Party Pack + Board Game Night at Guardian Games

January 16, 2020, 7pm Let's Play: The Jackbox Party Pack online gaming. Jan 23, 7-10pm at Guardian Games, 345 SE Taylor St. Board gaming with games to play, or bring your own. New games, old favorites! Make friends! Coming up:
The Drag Open Mic is back! Third Thursdays
Drag Dangerzone: A Drag Open Mic/Myths, Legends & Stories of Old

January 16, 2020, 9-11:30pm. Back for 2020! With a special theme of myths, legends, and stories of old, mystical creatures, deities, and other amazing characters! Hosted by Valerie DeVille and Marla Darling. Tunes by DJ Aurora PDX! See cast. Next dates: Feb 20th; Mar 19th; Apr 16rh; May 2ist; Jun 18th...
Come out in your coziest flannel and celebrate the holiday season at Unity!
Unity: Winter White Party!

January 18, 2020, 8pm-2am. An inclusive monthly queer party with quality dance music and a luxe appeal. celebrate winter 2020 together at Unity!! Come out in your freshest, wintery white threads and find your groove on the dance floor. With 8pm Mingle Hour. 9pm Dancing w/ guest DJs Sappho + Brizzle plus resident DJ Jen Siren.
Hosted by Alex Horsey Sugarpill - Hey QTs!
Strapped In: January

January 18, 2020, 10pm-2am. Cold outside - heat it up with beautiful bodies at this queer party for the rest of us. The world is divisive, a hard place to live, and queer spaces aren't immune. This is about creating a culture of welcome/ queer nightlife - a love letter, written by us. DJs Tofu + Jackpott. Midnight drag show. Wear whatever makes you feel happy, sexy, and free.
Featuring the Clinton Street Cabaret
The Rocky Horror Picture Show

January 18 + February 1, 15, 29, 2020, midnight (doors 11:30pm). 40 Years of Absolute Pleasure! The Clinton Street Theater has been showing the Rocky Horror Picture Show on Saturday nights since April 1978. Bring your rice, the toast, the G-String, and come on down to the longest running RHPS in the WORLD! Shadow-cast, the fabulous Clinton Street Cabaret. Next dates: Mar 7 + 21; Apr 18.
A Club Kai Kai Hootenanny Hoedown at Candy w/ MC/DJ/HBIC: Buckmaster
Club Kai Kai - Dolly Parton's Birthday w/ look-alike costume contest!

January 19, 2020, 9pm-2am. Attention honky-tonk angels, backwoods Barbies, cuntry kweens, and yes - even you Jolene: ClubKaiKai invites you to the bestest birthday party for THE QUEEN DOLLY PARTON. A national treasure/ icon/ undisputed queen of country/ larger-than-life living legend with a heart as big as her dreams/ hair/ boobs/ smile. Dolly can save America and save you from yourself.
In Portland on the 4th ​Saturdays of each month

January 25, 2020, 6-10pm. Dance Party rush of fun/ friendly energy! Diverse mix of fun-loving women of all stripes - an entire community of women, lesbians, trans individuals, and queers come together in joy/ love/ solidarity with top 40, EDM, trip hop, hip hop + more each month. DJs Lauren + Mixtris. A dance for cis gender females/ trans-identified individuals. Next: Feb 29th; Mar 28th.
Monthly Queer Community dance party - F*GGOTRY IS AFOOT IN THE NEW YEAR!
BlowPony! With Chris Conde

A Nickelodeon Themed Drag Show
Cult of! Cartoon Network. A Cartoon Network/Adult Swim Drag Show

January 28, 2020, 8:30-11:30pm. Cult of! Returns with its drag show about things that obsess us. This time we jump into Cartoon Network and Adult Swim! All your favorites from Powerpuff Girls to Space Ghost come to stage in hilarious Drag Acts. Come on out for some Cartoon Network and stay up late for your Adult Swim! Host Wolfgang X. Tunes by DJ Aurora. See cast:
Welcome to the Dragic Kingdom!
Dragic Kingdom: A No Doubt Drag Show

January 30, 2020, 8:30-11:30pm. One of the most iconic bands of the 90s and 2000s, back in 13 No Doubt drag acts. Maybe a Gwen song here and there too. Host Wolfgang X. Tunes by DJ Aurora. Starring: XO Skeleton, Daizelle, Mars, Sonnei, Your Pizza Daddy, Marla Darling, Kiara Cortez, Onalicious Mercury, Baby LeStrange, Jo, Dramatica and Izabelle Starling.
Hosted by Crush Bar
The Gay Gatsby: a Queer 20s Party

January 31, 2020, 8-11pm. It's 2020! Time to get your tux and gown, grab your flapper outfit, set your finger waves and find your knickers... we're partying like the roaring 20s! Featuring: sponsored drink specials; dancing including vintage tributes; surprise performances; raffles + door prizes; photobooth and fundraising for local non-profits! By Apex Horizon Productions.
First Saturdays - Hosted by Pants OFF Dance OFF PDX
Pants OFF Dance OFF

February 1, 2020, 8:30pm-2:30am. Bare-as-you-dare dancing w/ DJ DJ Aurora PDX! Lots of space/ four separate areas, smoking/cool off area, dance music, cocktail specials, delicious food, two full bars. Keep ID and other necessities on your person (like in yer shoe!). A sex-positive party - not a sex party. A new home venue after Tonic Lounge closed. Next date: March 7th. See:
Matt Bearracuda's Birthday Splash 2019!
Bearracuda Portland

February 1, 2020, 9pm-2am. First Bearracuda party of 2020! Clothes check available downstairs. Feel free to be fully clothed, naked or any version of YOU. All are welcome at Bearracuda Portland, now in their 10th year! DJs Matt Consola + Matt Stands! Visuals: Aaron Altemose. Laser show by Laseronics! FB
Gender fuckery: uber stylish, somewhat masc of center, a femme way
Death of Glitter: Dandies, Fops, and Dapper Queers

February 8, 2020, 9-11:30pm. With eternal love for anyone coming dressed in a bowler hat and bow tie... Host: Beelzzabub doll. Cast: Anastasia Euthanasia, Iris and The Unruly Asian, Mars, Max Little, Peter Pantyhose, Prince Albert Pierce, Prince PeanutButter, Sue E. Psydoll, The Glam King, Tight-Ass Androgynous and Wolfgang X.
Anti-Valentines, Dark Hearts, Scorned Lovers, or looking for a kinky date?
DaddyBone - The Black Hearts

February 15, 2020, 9pm-2am. Don your leather, do some sexy batman brooding, and come out to party! It's a leather party, son! and we're importing some beefy booty for the stage! Sexy GoGo Daddies + Boys eager for your tip! DJs TBA. Clothing Check w/ Pants Master Moses. Huge patio perfect for CIGAR DADDIES! Austin on photo booth duty! Sexy doorman Michael! Wear some leather!
Hosted by Scandela and Crush Bar
Screen Queens: The Soundtrack

February 19, 2020, 8:30-11:30pm. Screen Queens is back with a Soundtrack! Enjoy draglesque performances based on favorite film soundtracks such as Donnie Darko and Suckerpunch.
New work by some of the very best film talent of the region
46th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

March 5-19, 2020, PAM Whitsell Auditorium, Portland State U. 5th Ave Cinema + Skype Live Studio. A 5-day annual event showcase of new work by some of the very best regional film talent; snapshot of the surrounding creative community. Northwest Film Center continues to nurture the growth and success of filmmakers pushing their voices and dreams forward in new and engaging works.
Since 1977
43rd Portland International Film Festival

March 5-19, 2020. Since 1977, the Northwest Film Center’s annual showcase of new world cinema. For two weeks in February or March, the exhibition of nearly 100 feature films and 60+ short films. PIFF audiences across the City of Portland travel the globe in theater seats by way of this celebration of the world’s filmmakers and cinephiles.
Best Festival in the World - June 9th Grand Floral Parade
Portland Rose Festival + City Fair

May 22 - June 7, 2020, annual City of Portland festival month, part of Portland's culture for 110+ years. Rose Festival’s waterfront activities kick off Memorial Day weekend for 3 consecutive weekends at Gov Tom McCall Waterfront Park: Starlight + Grand Floral Parade, fireworks, CityFair, art shows, Fleet Week, Dragon Boat Race, parties. See website for program + details:
The 16th Annual

Mid-June, 2020 on Harvey Milk Street (formerly Stark Street). Past year: EAST STAGE at SCANDALS; WEST STAGE at ZEUS CAFE. FRI from 5pm. SAT from 2pm. SUN from noon. A weekend-long street party of live music, live performances by local Drag Super Stars, dancing along with our favorite DJs and, of course, drinking! A 21+ event / Valid ID required.
Pride Day - 2rd Anniversary Celebration
Pride Northwest / Portland Pride 2020

Mid-June, 2020, annual event (previous years) with Sunday parade 11am on from West Bernside at NW Park, down NW Broadway and NW Davis to festival at Tom McCall Waterfront Park between the Burnside and Morrison Bridges. Waterfront Festival Saturday 12-8pm + Sunday 11:30am to 6pm. Saturday night dance party. For full program and entertainment line-up, see their website:
Voted 'Best LGBTQ Bar' four years running
Eastside PRIDE Block Party

Mid-June, 2020 (TBC). Past year Crush celebrated PRIDE with a two day, three night event in the inner SE Buckman neighborhood! A SAT + SUN block party celebration, closing SE 14th Ave between SE Morrison and SE Belmont (not quite all of it...) to traffic for a sponsored celebration party. See updates for 2020 events, closer to the date, at:
Four Weeks. Four Shows. No Boundaries
CoHo Summerfest 2020

June - July, 2020. Cutting-edge multidisciplinary theatre artists, whimsy, witches, a suitcase of dreams, really cheap PBR, several rubber chickens, first generation teen angst, and live music to keep you off the couch away from that next Netflix binge - at least through July.
Multi-day, multi-venue queer-performer focused comedy festival
Portland Queer Comedy Festival

Mid-July, 2020 at: Funhouse Lounge; Curious Comedy Theater, 5225 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd; Ford Food + Drink, 2505 SE 11th; and Crush1400 SE Morrison. Four days of the best shows on five stages, with over 40 comics - the best and brightest international LGBTQ stand-up comedy talent from this region, and well beyond.
The 24th Annual
Portland Queer Film Festival

Mid-September, 2020 (TBC), at Cinema 21, 616 NW 21st. Ave. Annual week-long LGBT film fest, Features, documentaries & short films from all over the world - made by, about, or of interest to the lesbian, gay, bi and trans communities. See website for full schedule and information. FB
The 5th Annual

Early October, 2020 (TBC), the 5th annual weekend events and entertainment for men with beards, bears, cubs, otters, chubs, chasers and friends from around the globe. Previous events included: Bear Graffiti, LUMBERTWINK, PLAY PARTY, Daddy Bone/Beard Contest, Bear Hike, BEARRACUDA, Underwear Party. See
PDXFF20 - Hosted by Portland Film Festival and Portland Film & Movie Club
Portland Film Festival

Mid-October, 2020, 6pm. Week-long event includes networking, workshops, guest speakers, financing talks , jam-packed film premieres, director Q+As and more. A rich program of films in the Fiction, Non-Fiction, World Cinema, Transmedia, VR, Short and Student Filmmaking categories, as well as a program dedicated to the work of filmmakers from Oregon. Films + venues TBA at: