See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Philadelphia area at the link below, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
One Saturday each month at Tabu, Voyeur or the Loft. Booty-shaking, bass-thumping, heart pumping nights for women. For 2 years, the hottest, sweatiest, craziest dance party imaginable while leaving your wallet intact. "Now, let's dance." $5 before and $10 after midnight.
Third Saturdays each month at Club Philadelphia. CumUnion can feel the Brotherly Love in Philly. Popular sex party with piggy and horny guys. Facility includes: fully equipped dungeon, dual slings, spanking bench, porno stage shows, shower shows, heated floors, new bathrooms, douching facility, private showers. Also device charging stations, rooms with secure doors.
February 24-March 1, 2015 at the Academy of Music/ he Forrest Theatre. The Illusionists - Witness the Impossible as a mind blowing spectacular showcases jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible Illusionists on earth; Coming up: Mar 17-22 Annie; Mar 24 - Apr 5 Dirty Dancing; Apr 28 - May 10 Kinky Boots.
March 14, 2015, 10pm-2am at the Bike Stop, 206 S Quince St. Support puppies and handlers in the City of Brotherly Love! MAKK Pups and handlers will host a FULL takeover of the bar. Sponsors: Sexploratorium and Danny’s, with raffle prizes, jello shots and other treats, hang with MAKK family and friends. Join members + area pups and handlers for a new chapter in the community.
April 11, 2015, 9pm-2am at The Bike Shop, 206 S Quince St. Dance for Bears, Cubs and friends, with DJ Mike Babbit (DC)
April 17, 2015, 11:30pm - 1am at The Ritz Bourse, 400 Ramstead St, Philadelphia. The cult classic with performing cast. Prop bags for sale - proceeds go the cast. Hosted by Philly's own Rocky Horror Live Shadow Cast.
April 22-26, 2015 events to include: WED #A1PHA Monologues + One Night Stand Open Mic; THU Toast: Society Lights 2k15; FRI Secrets Revealed Mini Ball Deluxe; SAT Gentlemen’s and Ladies' brunches; SUN Weekend Wrap Up + Day Party. Simply Christopher events. Hotel: HOME2 by HILTON, 1200 Arch St, Phila.
April 25, 2015, 7-11pm GayBINGO! Philly, The Gershman Y, 401 South Broad St, Philadelphia. "I See Dead People!" For tickets call 215-731-9255. Floor seating $25, balcony seats $20. An AidsFundPhilly event. Next: May 16 West Beverly Prom GayBINGO! It's a 90s Party … 90210 Style! June 13 My Favorite Things GayBINGO! -The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Music!
June 13, 2015, 3pm at Kahn Park, 11th & Pine Streets, in the heart of the Gayborhood. Not a parade or a stroll - a demonstration/ proclamation of our dignity, strength, and passion. Created as an alternative to mainstream, patriarchal, corporate parties/ traditional Pride Parades; No cost/all-ages/volunteer-led, grassroots effort: "you don’t have to pay to be gay."
June 14, 2015, annual noon parade from 13th and Locust in the Gayborhood to Penn's Landing for festival frolics - five hours of entertainment and dancing, plus vendors and gay organizations. The $15 cover charge helps fund the event and provide seed money for Outfest in October. See their website for media of 2014 events and updates for 2015.
4th of July Weekend, 2015 - annual GLBT bowling tournament - fundraising events throughout the year. Check website for details as announced.
July 5, 2015, Philly Pride celebrates "Reminder Day" - the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Independence Hall gay rights picket. See website for details:
July 7-12, 2015. Philadelphia’s LGBTQ film festival. Opening + Closing Nights at Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Ave of the Arts at Spruce, 300 S Broad; Home Theater/ Prince Music Theater, Ave of the Arts at Chestnut, 1412 Chestnut; New Media Hub: Caplan Center for the Performing Arts at University of the Arts, Ave of the Arts at Walnut, Terra Hall, 211 South Broad, 17th Fl.
August 2015 at Plays & Players Theater, 3rd Foor Skinner Studio, 1714 Delancey Place, SKYBOX at THE ADRIENNE and other spaces around town! See the schedule for the 5th annual GayFest! lineup of mainstage plays and one-night stands, with other special events - at their website:
October 11, 2015, annual LGBT street party to celebrate National Coming Out Day, filling the Gayborhood with people, music, and food vendors. Also lots of related events take place in surrounding bars and clubs.
Mid-October, 2015, a 2-week showcase of thought-provoking narrative features, live action, animated shorts, local, national & international films - world-class talent. Venues: Old City -Ritz East, Ritz at the Bourse. Center City -Prince Music Theater, Gershman Y at UArts. University City -Rave University City 6, Zellerbach Theater at the Annenberg Center. See website schedules.
Early November, 2015 (to be confirmed). Celebrating/ bringing together the Leather, Kink, BDSM, Pansexual and LGBTQ communities to support charitable organizations. Live auction of leather and fetish clothing, adult themed toys, equipment, books, art, jewelry, plus entertainment.