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Gay Austin

The Lone Star Bears
Twice Monthly Beer Busts

Every 2nd and last Sunday at The Iron Bear. Also: Annual August Austin Chill - Weekend Of Bear Brotherhood, with pool/ cocktail parties, bar shuttles, after-hours parties, breakfast, seminars, Gay Games, Beer Bust, "Bears-Beers-BBQ" Call BBW hotline: 512-716-8054

www.lonestarbears.com
We’re back and bringing on the FIERCE!
5th Annual Austin International Drag Festival

November 14-17, 2019. For 4 days Austin becomes the center of the Drag Universe as hundreds of Drag Artists from all over the world descend upon our fair city to entertain thousands of fans and each other. The crème de la crème of the Drag world! Each artist will display their greatest talents for your education and entertainment. CLOSE TO 400 PERFORMANCES ALL WEEKEND!

www.austindragfest.org
Mohawk Austin presents Thee Gay Agenda Rendezvous Holiday Bazaar
The Gay Agenda: Rendezvous Clue - World Aids Day

December 1, 2019, 4pm, Mohawk Austin, 912 Red River St. Cultivating community/ raising funds, awareness and space for people living with HIV. All proceeds go to The Kind Clinic. Indoor/ outdoor stage performances include drag, stand-up, burlesque and music + expansive holiday bazaar w/ over 40 queer vendors. United in comedy, queerness, and sex positivity, a celebration of togetherness.

www.facebook.com/events/681355479015227
Set in winter 1968, showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London
JUDY - featuring a LIVE Q&A with Renée Zellweger

December 3, 2019, 6:30pm. Set to perform a five-week run at The Talk of the Town, it is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in THE WIZARD OF OZ, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown. As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shine through.

www.austinfilm.org/screening/judy-with-renee-zellweger
Not-formal, definitely tropical dance party at our eastside home
Peligrosa - 12 Year Anniversary w Chingo Bling, El Dusty

December 20, 2019, 10pm-2am. The longest running Latin music club night in the US r- back at The North door to celebrate Doce Años de Peligrosa. Music by CHINGO BLING (Live Music Set), EL DUSTY, NURRYDOG, ORIÓN GARCÍA, DJ MANNY, MANOLO BLACK, PAGAME, KING LOUIE, and SUXXY PUXXY

www.facebook.com/events/952175615148289
SXSWeek 2020
South by Southwest

March 13-22, 2020. Ten days of Interactive / Film / Music. Conferences, festivals, original music, independent films, emerging technologies. Hundreds of musical acts from around the globe, 750+ sessions on over 80 Austin stages. The best of new media: websites, digital projects, wireless applications, video games, startup ideas

sxsw.com
UMF celebrates its 15th year in 2019
Urban Music Festival

March 28-28, 2020, weekend at Auditorium Shores, 920 W Riverside Dr. A fun-filled weekend full of great entertainment and community participation featuring R&B, Old and New Hip-Hop, Reggae Vibes, and After Party with sets by guest MCs and DJs.

urbanmusicfest.com
At Hippie Hollow - a clothing optional park
First Splash

May 25, 2020. Memorial Day holiday weekend summer kick-off. An open to everyone 18+ party out on the lake at the gay section at the far end of the park. Stay on the paved walkway to the end to find the gay area. Park entry: $15 per vehicle or $8 per person if you're walking or on a bike. Arrive early before the park closes due to capacity. Strict DWI enforcement by police.

www.therepubliq.com/planner/first-splash
Pride week parties, performances and LGBTQ gatherings
Austin Pride Festival & Pride Parade 2020

Early August, 2020, Saturday noon-6pm FESTIVAL at Fiesta Gardens on the shady shores of Lady Bird Lake w/ 2 stages showcasing an amazing lineup of musical artists and pop culture icons! See website for details + recent photos/media. Follows the Austin PRIDE Parade!

https://www.austinpride.org
Social Event for Gay Men
AUSTIN CHILL WEEKEND VIII

September 4-6, 2020 (TBC). Annual gay men’s social event welcoming all Bears, Cubs, Chubs, and Chasers - a fun, low cost, 3-day weekend featuring Bears, Brotherhood, Beverages, Bar-B-Q, Pool Party, Dance Parties, Bear Day at Hippie Hollow and a Bear Party Barge on Lake Travis. Chill around the pool, meet and make new friends, and help raise money for local charities.

www.austinchillweekend.com
Labor Day weekend annual festivities at Lake Travis
Splash Days Weekend

September 4-7, 2020 (TBC). Past year included: FRI Welcome Party; SAT 18+ Main Event Dance; SUN clothing-optional water + sunshine frolic, at Hippie Hollow Park/ Lake Travis. Bar events during preceding weekends; celebrated DJs get people into the mood. SUN Recovery Party; MON Adult Swim Pool Party + T-dance.

splashdays.com
Annual Music, Arts and Food Festival
Austin City Limits

October 2-4 + 19-11, 2020, two weekends at Zilker Park, the 46-acre crown jewel of Austin’s public green spaces. Past year featured 130+ music artists from across the globe. Austin Eats food vendors showcasing local restaurants. Art Market, craft goods from dozen of local artisans. Austin Art Garage platform for talented emerging artists.

www.aclfestival.com