Thursdays at Avalon Nightclub, 1735 N. Vine (just north of Hollywood Blvd). 18+ weekly dance nights, go-go boys, album release parties, men/women, black/white/Latin/Asian mix; $6 before 11pm.
Every Friday at Rage, 8911 Santa Monica Blvd, WeHo. Weekly 18+ gay Asian dance party, go-go boys,Pop & Hip Hop music videos. Free Entry before 9:30pm. $8 before 10pm, $12 general admission.
Every second Friday at Eagle LA, 4219 Santa Monica Blvd, Silverlake, LA. Fetish Fridays, for men, dress code strongly encouraged.
Stripped SATURDAY at 340 Restaurant, 340 S Thomas St, Pomona - All male erotic revues 9:30pm-3am hosted by Shuga Cain (and others on rotation), with DJs Rubin Sanchez, Wes and Rafiel - three dance floors. 18+ nights.
Second Sunday /month, 1-4pm, TOM House, LA. Nude Figure Drawing/Painting. $25 suggested donation. Protecting, preserving. promoting erotic art. DJ RocketManLA spins. Workshop Coordinator: Miguel Angel Reyes. Reservations required - see calendar.
Third Mondays, 7:30-11pm at Akbar. LGBT artistic space odyssey and evening of new experimental performance works. Gay Astronaut Ian MacKinnon hosts a handful of hot queers presenting cutting edge performances from multiple artistic disciplines. A venue for new queer work, embracing all artistic disciplines, PLANET QUEER is created by Ian MacKinnon & Travis Wood.
Daily film screenings from the UCLA Film & Television Archives of restored motion pictures, with retrospectives, director's series and special themes. In the Life LBGT news magazine's 20-year collection of historic materials, LA Rebellion, Creating a New Black Cinema, Iranian cinema, and more. See their website for upcoming events and films.
October 31, 2019, 6-11pm. Every Halloween. Highlight of the WeHo calendar, revelers don their most outrageous outfits for the annual Halloween and Costume Carnaval. Over 400,000 participants throng Santa Monica Boulevard for food, merriment, contests, music and stage acts. See here, and below:
October 31, 2019, 8pm-2am. HALLOWEEN NIGHT WITCHES BALL - No Cover! Music by Derek Monteiro. Presented by your witchy hosts Tosh Yanez and Billy Francesca. Cactus Lounge OPEN for Halloween Chilling. MMHMMMM Dancing All Night Long! RSVP
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2019, 9pm-2am.. The longest running and most recognized gay Asian dance party, drawing thousands of attendees in LA and SF. Top 40, hip-hop, EDM, and Asian pop, hi-def video projection, fully staffed bars, hottest go-go boys, exclusive performances. LA Resident VJ La Rock + DJs Vu Tran and Jason Lin. Nov 8th Live Performance by Seoula! Next: Dec 6, 13 ....
November 1, 2019, 9pm-2am. Hosted by Ruthless Envy + Shawn Morales w/ Las Comadres del Barrio Nabor Arias + Ricardo Sebastian. LA's premier Latin Night hosted by Shawn Morales at the best Latinx Night in Los Angeles. Dance to the beats with DJ CHRISTIAN, SEXY BAILARINES + BELLAZAS DE DRAG. DRAG STAGE featuring NICKY MONET, KENDRA ONIXXX, SASHA FERRETY_glamour_kills_ , and DE LA ROSA.
November 2, 16, 30, 2019, SAT 2-5pm Bullet/Roxy Bingo + 8pm-12am Pissed Beer Bust DJs til 2am. Nov 3- 24, 4-8pm every Sunday Beer Bust. Nov 8, 9pm LA Pup Pride/Dog Pound. Nov 10, 5pm Crisco Disco w/ Aaron Tilford. Nov 15, 9pm GROWLr Bear Den w/ DJ Manuelito + Nasty Daddy. Nov 17, 5pm La Borrachera w/ Christian. Nov 22, 9pm Underbear. Nov 23, 9pm Cigar Bar. Nov 28, 5pm Thanksgiving. More:
November 2, 2019, 9pm-2am. Back at Precinct DTLA for a special Weekend De Los Muertos with music by Glovibes and Ellis Miah. Hosted by Armando + Robert Sanchez, with our Woofy crew.
November 3, 2019, SUN 8pm-2am, PrecinctDTLA. Weekly Sunday events for bears w/ Patio Games, Cheap Beer, GOGO Bears. DJ Tommy Rocker. Facebook. Next date: Nov 7th, 9pm Cheap & Easy Underwear Party.
November 8-10, 2019. FRI 9pm Dog Pound at the Bullet Bar meet+greet/ mosh space/ judges/ contestants intros. SAT 11am-1:30pm SoCal Creatures mosh+class at MCC in the Valley + 7pm main event LOS ANGELES PUP CONTEST at MCC. Both SAT events are 18+ to attend. SUN 4pm Bone celebration/closing party at Eagle LA + raffle fundraiser. FRI+SUN events are 21+ to attend.
November 8, 2019, 10pm-3am. One of the biggest/ most successful parties in Ibiza in Los Angeles at one of the best clubs in town: Avalon Hollywood, with Music by SuperMartXé resident DJ Javi Reina + Los Angeles DJ Derek Monteiro.
November 8, 2019, 10pm-2am. He/Him She/Her They/Them. Hosted By DTLA’s, Pinche Queen. Beats by DJ RUBELLA SPREADS. SHOWS by FLORIDA MAN, ABHORA, SIRI, BARBRA WYRE and DIE ANNA. Daddy’s Boy: BUTTDADDYILOVEHIM. Come live your most authentic fantasy!
November 9 + 23, 2019, 8pm-2am, Eagle LA. Stimulate serious PRIMAL URGES with the BIGGEST, HAIRIEST, BEASTLY BEATS! Grab your favorite FAUX FUR accessories and/or animal skin (LEATHER, PLEATHER, RUBBER) or COME AS YOU ARE! GET SWEATY WITH THE HOTTEST HALF-NAKED MEN as nature intended! DJ rotation includes Mateo Segado, Candy and Matt Effect. Next dates: Dec 14th + 28th; Jan 25th.
November 9, 2019, 9pm-2am. With DJ MATEO SEGADE! Hosted by Matt Bearracuda + Glen Alen and featuring the Bearracuda go-go army! Every 2nd Saturday, join 600+ men on the patio and on the dance floor at Precinct. Dusti Cunningham provides incredible decor and photos. The Bearracuda Dad Dancers will be gyrating for you all night!
November 10, 2019, 9pm-2am. Swing, sway, and shimmy to the beat of your own drum as DJ Don French spins all things Lana & Björk. 11pm cutting-edge drag show starring: Page Person, Siri, Guido, and Major Tom. Tracks from other favorite Qweens including ionnalee, Roisin Murphy, Purity Ring, Fever Ray, Marina, Grimes, Shygirl, Charli, Kim Petras, Tove Lo, and Caroline Polachek.
November 15, 2019, 9pm-2am. Powered by MEGAWOOF AMERICA. Two areas - two music styles: Main Room Patio RetroPop 90s/80s/Disco/House with DJ Handzoff + special guest host Troy Benschoter; Back Frisky Room classic RnB + Hip Hop hits w/ Ellis Miah + host Esteban Bartholo (El Payasos). Gear Encouraged. Coat Check Available. The freshest meaty Gogo Daddies all night!
November 15-16, 2019, 9pm-2am. The Mr Sister Leather 2020 Contest. FRI 9pm-2am Meet & Greet at The Silver Fox, Long Beach. SAT 9pm-2am Contest at Eagle LA - hosted by Saint Bernard + Sister Unity w/ Silent Auction - items of unspeakable value. $8 suggested donation benefits the Sisters' Charities.
November 16, 2019, 10pm-3am. JOCK/UNDERWEAR PARTY! DUDES, DADDIES, DISCREET, DON'T KNOW...DILF is for ALL MEN! Back in LOS ANGELES to MIX THINGS UP at CATCH ONE! FEATURING DIRTY DEEP HOUSE BEATS by DJs: MAX BRUCE (LA) + ALEX RAMOS (Miami). ENCOURAGED: Jocks, Harness, Gear, Leather. A night of HOT MUSIC, HOT MEN + HOT FUN in your JOCK!
December 16, 2019, 8:30-10:30pm, at Catalina Jazz Club, 6725 W Sunset Blvd. Having charmed fans for over four decades, LESLIE JORDAN, brings his new holiday show to Catalina Jazz Club in heart of Hollywood! With special guest Country Pop singer Brandon Stansell!
November 18, 2019, 8-11pm. Third Mondays at Akbar. LGBT artistic space odyssey and evening of new experimental performance works. Ian MacKinnon hosts a handful of hot queers presenting cutting edge performances from multiple artistic disciplines. A venue for new queer work, embracing all artistic disciplines, PLANET QUEER is created by Ian MacKinnon & Travis Wood.
November 22-23, 2019, 5pm-2am at The National Orange Show NOS Event Center, 690 S Arrowhead Ave, San Bernardino. Headlined by ABOVE & BEYOND! FRI Onesies. SAT Rainbows + Unicorns. Coordinated by: The Gay Rave and Circuit Almanac, 0ft Away, Circuit Royals, EDC Gaysians,and RaveBunnies. Enhanced production, expanded stages, more performers, and more immersive experience.
November 22, 2019, 9pm-2:30am. the hottest dance & play party in LA. Dance to the throbbing beats and pulsing lights while exploring play areas throughout. Open Bar/ Live DJ/ Sound/ Lighting/ Gear Check/ Gogo Men/ Slings/ Play Spaces throughout.
November 23, 2019, 9pm-2am. Hosted by Mr Faultline 2018 + REACH LA. Bringing together two subcultures of the LGBTQ communities. The Leather and Ball scenes celebrate talent of our communities. If you are a fan of POSE, you will definitely enjoy this event. Four categories, each with a cash prize, plus a vogue beginners' class at 10pm with the Amazing Jamari Balmain.
November 23, 2019, 10pm-4am, at Globe Theatre DTLA, 740 Broadway. Euro-Style LA Dance Party for men on three floors! With DJ ABEL all night long! Along with The GPS Dancers + shows. GPS
December 6, 2019, 9pm. Gay Asstrology Dance Party will have you booty shakin' all night...regardless of your sign! Every 1st Friday LGBTQIA+ Dance Party at The Satellite! Surround yourself w/ Queer Energy, Community and Astrology! Scorpios Get in Free All Night! Free 4all B4 10pm/ $8 After. Grab your Free Gay Ass Button! Next: Jan 3rd; Feb 7th.
December 27, 2019, 9pm-2am.The producer of over 150 special events throughout Southern CA: pool parties, bar parties, circuit parties, and ST festivals - Justin David Events presents an End of 2019/ New Years 2020 bash, headlining DJ Tony Moran.
December 30, 2019, 9pm-4am. The largest gay New Year’s Festival in the world returns to Los Angeles - Masterbeat’s 20th anniversary New Year’s Eve events kicks off with a revolution! Join in at Hollywood’s number one nightclub, with music by superstar DJs Grind & Toy Armada and Micky Friedmann. See:
December 31, 2019, 9pm-6am. The 20th Anniversary of a signature event: New Year's Los Angeles 2020 w/ DJs Alexander & Alex Acosta at The Mayan. January 1, 2010, 4-11am Revision: Afterhours w/ DJ Nina Flowers, at The Stock Exchange, 618 S Spring St. Jan 1st, 9pm-4am Revival: The Closing Party w/ DJ Brett Henrichsen: The Final Performance, at Academy, 6021 Hollywood Blvd.
January 1, 2020, 4-11am. The biggest after-hours of the year welcomes DJ Nina Flowers to her first Masterbeat event, taking you on an all new musical journey guaranteed to revise your outlook on life. Revision afterhours runs all of New Year’s Day morning at exclusive after-hours venue, the Stock Exchange, a few blocks away from the Resolution main event.
January 1, 2020, 9pm-4am. Closing Party at the new Academy nightclub in Hollywood. 20 years after his first DJ performance, this will be DJ Brett Henrichsen’s final DJ performance. To commemorate/ celebrate a 20-year career, the event is free. Kick off 2020 New Year’s Day - highlighting anthems of the past 20 years from around the world. Free ticket required for admission.
February, 2020 (TBC), The Fonda Theater. The 11th annual event: music, theatre, dance, art, storytelling, circus arts, fashion, technology, artists, performers, high-flying trapezes, steam-powered machines, costumed ballgoers, gaming, tarot, Portrait Booth, Absinthe Bar, Subterranean Bat Cave. See Vau de Vire Society.
March 22-29, 2020. Week of events all over LA County include Kick Off Celebration by Men of ONYX Southwest, and the 21st Annual Mr LA Leather Contest. Event capped by the 8th annual Off Sunset Festival Sunday March 29th on the streets of Silverlake with live bands, DJs and dancing. More details:
Early March, 2019 at Arena Cinelounge, the West Hollywood Library, Highland Theaters, the Egyptian Theatre, and other venues. Five days. The only multicultural LGBT film festival of its kind, 5-day screenings include short films, feature films, panels, workshops, and parties that highlight and celebrate the diversity of the LGBT community. See program of screenings and other details at:
March 18-22, 2020. Annual 5 days of events brings together people from across the country and the world, to celebrate diversity, fun, and the best spring skiing and boarding in North America. Elevation celebrates its 18th year in 2020; expect over 2500 riders, 9 major parties + zero attitude. The hottest guys converge on Mammoth each March for the third largest gay ski week in N America.
June 12-14, 2020. Thousands throng West Hollywood. SAT/SUN FESTIVAL 11am-1am in West Hollywood Park w/ live entertainment on 3 stages: Park Stage, Plaza Stage (Latin), and Boulevard Stage (Hip-Hop/RnB); dancing, exhibitors, food/ drinks vendors. Santa Monica Blvd SUNDAY PARADE 11am (Fairfax Ave to Doheny Dr). See previous years' photos/videos at website, plus more details:
Mid-July, 2020. Eleven days, showcasing the best LGBT stories from around the world. Over 90 films and videos from many countries at various venues across Los Angeles over 11 days; public programs, galas, features, short film programs, panels, special events, parties and receptions! See 2019 screenings, venues, parties and receptions schedule:
Mid-September, 2020 at Laemmle NoHo 7, 5240 Lankershim Blvd, N Hollywood. Five-day lineup of cinema so independent it can be found only in LA's San Fernando Valley. Past year with screenings of 40 thought provoking and entertaining films from 9 countries. See website for updates and the program schedule.
Early October, 2020. Three-day weekend. Scream your head off on the roller coaster or hobnob with cartoon characters! Disneyland, within 30 minutes of anywhere in Los Angeles, is the site for the annual Gay Days. Past year included: After Saturday in the park - dance your ass off! Ru Paul's Drag Race stars and DJs at House of Blues, Anaheim.
Mid-October, 2020, Edgemar Center for the Arts, Santa Monica. Four days of screenings, parties + artist programs. One of the top 10 destination film festivals in the world - 60+ films, mostly by new filmmakers/ rising stars. CATE celebrates independent films of all genres that feature a distinct vision, unique voice, or challenge what is expected and accepted in the medium.