See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Houston area at the link below, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
September 3, 2016, 9pm-late, at RIPCORD, 715 Fairview Street, Houston, party for bears, cubs, friends and admirers, party from San Francisco with DJ MATEO SEGADE (Los Angeles). $5 cover.
September 12, 16 and 19, 2016 and concerts all year long from the Gay Men’s Chorus of Houston at Resurrection MCC, 2025 W 11th St and other venues. Black, white, all colors in-between/ young, old, divas and wall flowers, big and small, bear and twink, barfly and homebody - your friends and family.
September 17, 2016 from 10pm at Ripcord. Come celebrate the great work of PWA Holiday Charities with their Puppy of Montrose contest - with Pup Kato (Puppy of Montrose 2015).
October 1, 2016, 3-7pm at JR's Houston. ERSICSS presents an event where a little drag never hurt nobody. Come out to JRs and see our boys try their hands at being girls and our girls try their hands at being one of the boys. There will be bearded drag, glam-drag, drag kings, and a few surprises. Cheer on your favorite entertainers and raise money for HATCH Youth and Lazarus House.
October 7 - November 5, 2016, at Alley Theatre. The woods outside Athens are a busy place as four young lovers and a troupe of actors find themselves in the middle of a dispute between the King and Queen of the fairies.
March 2-5, 2017. Each year after Fat Tuesday, "Let Us Entertain You" began as thanks to New Orleans post-Mardi Gras. Once Levi/leather BDSM, now welcomes all. Events: LUEY Run, TFL Hat Contest, Bar Hop, "Show of Shows," "Unofficial After Party," meals & more. Mardi Gras this year: Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
April, 2017 (TBC) at Texas Horse Park, 811 Pemberton Hill Rd, Dallas - deep in the heart of the Great Trinity Forest. A three-day weekend IGRA Sanctioned Rodeo. Rodeo events, vendor stalls, food/drinks.
June 18-25, 2017 (TBC), annual events. Lots of food, music & festivities. Past year Saturday Pride Parade from Milam St and Walker, then down Walker to Smith St - left turn down Smith to Pease St. Festival from noon to 7pm around City Hall, Herman Square and Tranquility Park. Celebration with over 425,000 people.
Late July, 2017, past year screenings at MFA, Houston, Rice Cinema, and HMAAC. Annual film festival presenting programs by, about, and of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer community. See updates on their website:
August 5, 2017 (TBC) - past year: 7pm at The Ballroom at Warehouse Live, 813 Saint Emanuel St. Annual festival now features influences from Rock, Funk, Salsa, Jazz, international music, funky flare and fun in Downtown Houston. See website for updates for 2017 event.