See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Washington DC area at the link below, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
April 16-26, 2015, annual festival, venues around town. Filmfest DC 29th year with over 80 features, documentaries, and shorts -the best in new cinema from around the world. This year highlights engrossing thrillers (Trust No One), laugh-out-loud comedies (The Lighter Side), social justice revelations (Justice Matters) and other award-winning quality work from leading filmmakers.
May 21-25, 2015. Event Brice New York teams up with Wassup Atlanta for the 5th year in WASHINGTON, DC. Host hotel: Hilton Garden Inn U.S. Capital, 1225 First St NE. See also: Wassup N DC party nights at Vita DC, 1318 9th St, NW
May 27 + June 24, 2015. Last Wednesdays/ month. Sign up by 10pm, contest begins 11pm. Audience applause decides winners. $300 first prize ($150 second, $50 third). Try out as one the newest talents/ prospective dancers at Secret's/ participate in deciding the best of all candidates. Every Wednesday through Sunday from 9pm all-nude male dancers; New Meat Thu; Fri/Sat guest porn stars.
June 3-14 2015. Saturday Pride Parade June 13th caps week of 2015 Pride Celebrations. Friday Opening Dance Party Event, Saturday Parade, Sunday Pride Festival followed by Concert and Closing Dance Party at Cobalt. Check website for more details, locations and more events, plus other year-round dates.
June 10, 2015, 9pm upstairs - no cover charge. A MONTHLY PARTY FOR GAY MIDDLE EASTERN MEN IN NYC & WASHINGTON DC. Seee photos of past events at their website: habibinyc.com
July 9-26, 2015. Two weeks in July each year at Fort Fringe, 607 New York Ave NW. A self-producing festival -- established & emerging artists create, produce and perform a show, established companies/artists take new risks.
Late-Septermber, 2015. For 12 years, screening the world’s top short films. This past year, showcasing over 153 films from 23 nations - including the country’s largest collection of short films by emerging Russian filmmakers. Hundreds of filmmakers, thousands of audience members will gather, mix, mingle and explore the art of short cinema. At E St Cinema +5 additional venues.
January 15-18, 2016, annual Centaur MC, DC weekend brings together members of a multitude of Leather /Levi clubs + supporters from all over the world. SAT: parties. SUN: Mr Mid-Atlantic Leather Contest + Closing Party. See details online as announced. Host: Hyatt Regency on Capital Hill. Events usually take place at Cobalt, 9:30 Club, Glorious Health Club, Green Lantern, Town Dance.