See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Long Beach area at the link below, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
Thursdays 9pm-2am. Join Club Papi Productions EVERY THURSDAY in Long Beach at the brand new $2 Million Dollar HAMBURGER MARY’S nightclub, 330 Pine Ave, for the caliente new fiesta LECHE!! Drag diva performances, porn stars, and MAJOR recording artists, plus 10-15 of the most GORGEOUS PAPI GO-GO BOYZ -live on stage. 18+ to PARTY/ 21+ to DRINK.
Sundays, 2-8pm Beer Bust at Pistons Bar, 2020 E. Artesia Blvd, Long Beach. Serving up the best BBQ Angus burgers 3-7pm. Underwear party 8pm-midnight for happy hour prices. No hassles, no attitude, no cover! The largest gay patio in LA County.
OC Pride Week begins June 19, 2016, culminating with the OC Pride Parade and Festival, June 25, 2016 in Downtown streets of Santa Ana. The Main Stage will once again set up at the Yost Theater; this year headlining gay hunky hearthrob and “All-American Boy” Steve Grand, on stage at 7pm. Website details:
May 20, 2016, doors at 9pm, at The Suite, 3428 Pacific Coast Hwy. Party for bears, cubs, friends and admirers. DJs: MATT CONSOLA, Ryan Jones, and Mateo Segade. $10 all night.
May 21-22, 2016, annual festival celebration includes 5 large dance areas, main stage musical artists such as Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Rowland, Dev, Fantasia, Queen Latifah, Maya, India.Arie, Salt N Pepa, Patti LaBELLE, and Village People. Sunday parade from 10:30am down Ocean Blvd to Alamitos Avenue. See their website for photos and videos from past year, and more 2016 details:
July 22-23, 2016, Friday 8pm, Saturday 3pm + 8pm, at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. Back to The Great White Way for a Special 15th Anniversary Concert, showcasing the best of Broadway’s past 15 years: toe-tapping, clap-along, sing-along favorites from smash hits Kinky Boots and The Book of Mormon, to gems like Next to Normal and Matilda + new shows like the hilarious Something Rotten!
September 8-11, 2016 at Art Theatre (2025 E Fourth St) and The Center (2017 E Fourth St). Find dates for this year’s QFilms Festival at their website below and more information on their great lineup! The Festival Box Office is located in The LGBTQ Center Long Beach. All proceeds benefit The Center and their LGBTQ community programs.
September 30 - October 2, 2016. Past years have included Mardi Gras at the Jazz Kitchen, Divas of the Kingdom, sizzling go-go dancers, & fabulous surprises, Disney's California Adventure, Gay at the Grand, Hearthstone Lounge, Disney's Grand Californian Hotel, free cocktail. See website for details as they are announced.
October 1, 2016 at Yost Theater, 309 N. Spurgeon. GAY DAYS DISNEYLAND with KUB KAMP - party for bears, cubs, and friends.
March, 2017 (TBC), at (past year) the Hyatt Regency Long Beach, 200 S Pine Ave. An evening of elegance and sophistication/ community celebration with dinner, dancing, and an awards presentation recognizing local and national LGBTQ luminaries - plus silent auction, photo booth, red carpet photo opportunities, decadent candy bar, dancing, and more.