Every Sunday, 6pm at OMG! SCANDALOUS SUNDAYS Latin drag shows and dance party. Three drag shows (7:30/ 10:30/ 11:30pm) by Latin drag diva VICKY JIMENEZ and her Luscious Latina Ladies. Sexy go go dancers and drink specials. FREE admission before 9pm/ $5 cover after 9pm. Follows Comedy Open mic hosted by Joe Gorman and John Gallagher, 5:30-6pm.
Every Monday 9:30pm - after hours at DNA Lounge - six DJs in two rooms play a mix of gothic, industrial, synthpop, noise, ambient, and weird stuff for those 18+ who love the darker side of things.
Every 2nd and 4th Monday each month at Center for Sex and Culture, 1349 Mission St, SF. Just dick, desire… and lots of naked guys in one room! SF Jacks meat - play until finished. $7 donation; no one turned away for lack of funds. 13th Jacks Virgin is our guest! For more info see website or call: 415 267-6999.
Every Wednesday night, 9pm-2am at OMG, 43 6th St. No Strings Attached - singlets, boxers, briefs, jock straps, coxsox, bathrobe editions; bears, cubs, otters and fetish nights; dirty beats, dim lights, sexy vibe, piggy men, hot bartenders; wet bulge contest. Free clothes check, $4 cover - free with student ID. Doors close at 1am.
Every Wednesday Latin nights, with Club Papi stripped-down go-go dancers and diva shows. Each week with 8-10 of the hottest Go-Gos from around the USA, plus fabulous drag divas AMAYA BLAC, DORYS, and special guests! Sweet Latin/ Dance/ Top 40 musica by DJs CHECKO + ADRIAN! Complimentary cover before 10pm each week. Drink specials! Lemon Drop Shots from the sexy Papi go-gos!
Every Thursday, 6:30-10:30pm + Sunday, 5-10:30pm, at Sundance Saloon, 550 Barneveld Ave, SF. Two-step, line dance, waltz, swing, or just hang out. If you don't know how to dance, don't worry, they'll teach you with beginner lessons, Sundays and Thursdays (+monthly Saturday nights with Beatbox Country) in friendly/ welcoming environment for women and men of all ages.
Every Friday, 10pm-2am. "San Francisco's party for girls who love girls + friends!" DJs. Dancing. GoGo Girls. Theme Nights. See:
February 28 - March 2, 2019. A tech conference increasing visibility of LGBTQ women, trans + gender nonconforming individuals, LGBTQ people of color; demographics underrepresented in the tech sector/ LGBTQ spaces. “...like TED, but with cooler people.” 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black/ Latinx people, 10% transgender and/or non-binary folks.
February 28 - March 3, 2019. Hightlights: THU meet and greet at Mr S Leather; FRI DInner + SF Leather Community Awards + Play Party at SF Catalyst. SAT 12-9pm vendor fair + Mr San Francisco Leather and Bootblack contests; SUN Mr SF Leather and SF Bootblack 2019 Beverage Benefit at the SF Eagle.
February 28, 2019, 7-9pm. Community panel looks back at history/ outcomes of the marriage equality movement in SF and nationally, 15 years after Gavin Newsom (SF mayor, now CA governor) mandated issuing SF same-sex couple marriage licenses. In violation of state law, the short-lived authorization sparked the "Winter of Love," as 4,000 same-sex couples formalized relationships.
February 28 + March 1, 2019, 8pm. Schlanger's new work plays with weight, spiraling, partnering, and counterbalance. The piece brings somatic and expressive material into our physical world through scripted yet unbound movement, predominantly derived from improvisation.
February 28, 2019, 9pm-2am. The Bay's newest queer dance party. Made for sex-workers, by sex-workers, the party puts erotica IN OUR HANDS and gives us a sex-positive place to be our freaky freaky selves. FEATURING: QING QI performing! DJs: LA FEMME PAPI + DUB-S. With LIVE, KINKY TRAMPLING DEMO at MIDNITE with Alma! Queer porn and erotic image screenings all night.
March 1-23, 2019, Featuring six characters who identify at different points along the spectrums of gender, sex and sexuality, and the conflicts that arise within themselves and with their relationships. Full of drama, heartfelt stories, and hilarious comedy. Book, Lyrics & Music by Syren Theater on the Cusp.
March 1, 2019, 10pm-4am. Not just a party - a memory - moments captured in time; new friends and warm feels. DJ Nardi plays Hip Hop/ Top 40/ Party Anthems/ Club Hits/ Throwbacks. Visuals by Bombshells. Dress Code: Come as you are, Come as who you are... jeans, hats, little black dresses and drag all welcome!
March 1, 2019, 10pm-2am. Kick-off for Mr San Francisco Leather weekend. Old school leather party: dark, devious, dangerous. Pumping, throbbing, hot music brings back leather heyday; uniforms/ attire/ gear. Get off your phone, or stay home! BLUF SF rooftop cigar lounge! Loose, sweaty dancers in a feverish frenzy. Tip the go-go gods, see what they give back. DJ Mark O'Brien all night.
March 2, 2019,10am-5pm. Queer practice space to connect/ learn tools to build resilience for ourselves and our communities. Learning how to interrupt the reactive mind and nourish ourselves - essential for our well being and to heal ongoing, intergenerational traumas. Silent meditation (mindfulness. heart practices) + interactive small group activities + journal writing.
March 2, 2019, 8pm-2am. Do what animals love to do most in the spring... Drink and dance! A bacchanalia of drink+furry celebrating our 9th anniversary! DJs Kota, NightKat, Switchblade, and resident DJ NeonBunny + resident VJs Skibit, Maliepono, and Groggy! Next dates: Apr 6th; May 4th; Jun 1st; Jul 6th.
March 2, 2019, 9pm-3am. Bringing crews + devoted dancers together in mixed, diverse, exciting environment, w/ nods to diversity/ freedom of 70s/80s SF/NYC/Chicago disco nightlife with the flashiest, trashiest, classiest, sexiest, and craziest styles. House Legend David Harness first time at Go BANG! playing DISCO SET + RESIDENTS Steve Fabus, Prince Wolf, Jimmy DePre, Sergio Fedasz.
March 2, 2019, 9pm - Cirque Du Poleil pole dancing by Flux Vertical Theatre. Mar 9th - Mardi Gras Mashquerade. Mar 16th - St. Paddy's Party. Mar 23rd - Barcelona Fiesta. Mar 30th - Decade Wars. Every Saturday mashups/ pop/ throwback/ club bangers/ hiphop/ rock.
March 2, 2019, 9:30pm-2am. Twice a month in SF! Established in LA where GAMeBoi is nonstop every FRIDAY. The 18+ nightclub for the San Francisco Asian community. Hot Asian go-go dancers. GAMeBoi LA Resident VJ LaRock plays Pop/ Dance/ EDM/ and Asian Pop. Guestlist Tickets end at 10:30pm. Host: Mr GAPA 2018 Christo Roma. Performance: Ms GAPA 2017 Mimi Osa. Next: March 16th at Origin.
March 2, 2019, 9:30pm-2am. Special spring indie/electro/nica dance party with fully-immersive BLACKLIGHT; special DJ set by Luiza Sá of the band CSS! Glow face/ body painting by Jeshka Yurash, so you can shine all night! Free stickers, glow rings, glow gear, sunglasses. 5' Aliens. Baby Alien Dance Buddies. Resident DJs 2nite + Damon.
March 2, 2019, 10pm - Mother: Cher Tribute. Mar 9th - Mother: Janet vs Michael. Mar 16th - Mother: From Russia With Love Official After-Party for Katya at Castro! Mar 23rd - Mother: Men In Make Up. Mar 30th - Mother: Lizzo vs Cupcakke! Next: Apr 6th - TBA. Also: Mar 21-23 + 28-30, 7pm - Baloney Returns! See details + more dates at:
March 3, 2019, 5pm-2am. Gotta get up to get down. First Sundays going forward. RICH KING presents EASY - family friends music and dance with Austin Downey, Brian Gately, and Rich King - five years in the making! Hosts SHAHAR CISELSKY + MICHAEL BORTNER, plus StudMother SIOBHAN ALUVALOT. No cover before 7pm - Try it out!
March 5, 2019, 7-9pm. Childhood buddies John and Tom, now in their sixties, reunite and reminisce about the boys they were. They remember Frankie, who didn’t survive their teenage years, and they marvel at how the world and their old neighborhood has changed. But Tom must come to terms with his first love, and the part he played in the death of Frankie.
March 6, 13, 20, 27, 2019, 9pm-2am. Wednesdays w/ the PAPI BOYZ. The Bay Area's #1 weekly Latin Hump Day Fiesta at BEAUX Nightclub. 8-10 of the hottest GoGos from around the USA; fabulous drag divas AMAYA BLAC + DORYS + special guests! The sweetest Latin/ Dance/ Top 40 musica by DJs CHECKO + ADRIAN! Come early for complimentary cover before 10pm. "YA TU SABES."
March 7, 2019, 7-9pm. Joining Melissa Hawkins to share their favorite photographs and stories of venturing into the night. Also a discussion of their professional methods, techniques, and addressing challenges and rewards of ever-changing camera technologies, the rise of social media and selfies, and evolving denizens' attitudes toward being photographed in the midst of debauchery.
March 7, 8, 9, 2019, 10pm. A year when men separated families at the border, got confirmed to the Supreme Court despite sexual assault allegations, rebranded dieting as wellness, and took excessive space/ resources from womxn - your chance to help some badass womxn do one radical thing: take the fucking spotlight. 30 patriarchy-smashing plays written and performed by womxn.
March 8-10, 2019. Three days of screenings at the Castro Theatre. Since 1996, North America's largest German film festival. The best of recent cinematic discoveries from German-speaking countries, along with special guest artist appearances, forums, and diverse programs. Also March 11-14th TBA.
March 8-23, 2019, 8pm (SUN 4pm). Join EXIT Artistic Director Christina Augello and stroll through enchanted woods in The Garden; embark on a journey with world-renowned spiritualist Mme. Blavatsky; and hear of sweet love and sweeter revenge in A Discoverie of Witchcraft. An unforgettable evening of mystery, mirth, with a touch of the macabre.
March 8, 2019, 8-11pm at First Unitarian Church in Oakland: 685 14th St, Oakland. Featuring Audrey Knuth, Christopher Jacoby, Del Eckels w/ Susan Petrick calling. Continuing event every 2nd Friday with 7:30-8pm beginners' lesson + 8-11pm dance. Gender-free contra dance sponsored by SF Bay Queer Contra Dance. Next date: Apr 12-14th - Queer Contra Camp. Next Circle Left on May 10th.
March 8, 2019, 9pm-2am. The classic SOMA party, still going strong. Just bears and cubs getting sweet with each other w/ DJ Paul Goodyear. Also: Mar 1 Bear Trap; Mar 2 Saturday Night w/ Chaka Quan; Mar 3 Steve Fabus Beer Bust Debut; Mar 9 Beard Haus w/ DJ Prince Wolf (Go BANG!); Mar 14 Buffy Sing Along; Mar 24 Golden Gate Guards Beer Bust; Mar 30 Doomsday for the Receiver - Metal Night.
March 9, 2019, 9pm-2am. Poke through the fog this Pound Puppy for a WAYYYY special one. From across the world London's Huntleys and Palmers. Excited to have representation from this amazing crew for a special night of bone rattlin music, cruisin for bruisins, and bulge pumpin camaraderie. Resident: Oscar Pineda. Hosts: Blake Cedric, Jorge, bad boys.... La Llorona: Boy Young.
March 9, 2019, 10pm-4am. DAD turns 2, showcasing a few daddy dearest disco selectors/ radiant wonderful humans for the occasion: Hunkadelic heartthrob Jesse Frank (Truck Stop, Phoenix) + SF prized power duo Elaine Denham B2B Robin Simmons (Odyssey, SF). ResiDAD DJs Kelly Naughton + Jumpr (Joe Weidman) serve daddilicious dancefloor debauchery! Party monster Christopher R Vasquez hosts.
March 13-17, 2019. Immersion into something radical. Something to spark the critical tedium that weighs in your stomach into resistance; performance, conversations, workshops, creative nightlife. Shared space of vital rituals supplant apathy with vitality. Imagine a way out of paralysis. Allow grief to ignite into intrepid celebration. In this moment, connections are a revolutionary act.
March 15, 2019, 9pm-2am. Tired of standing looking pensive/ warm, fierce/ approachable, yet that mega crush still hasn't come up to you? Just go: "hey, wanna make out with me for a photo? you get a free jello shot" and they go "um yes, duh." The rest is drunk history. Hosts: Shelix, Just Shannon, Jocquese Whitfield, Christopher R Vasquez. Cute tricks/rugged dudes.
March 15, 2019, 10pm-4am. Some of the sexiest west coast men taking over. Art deco inspired design w/ high tech sound/ lighting set a new SF nightlife standard. DJs Dan Darlington + Peter Napoli bring NYC to the dance floor as some of the sexiest dancers keep the energy going till they throw us out! HOSTS: ANDY LAX/ JARON WILKERSON/ RYAN RAMOS/ SAM STAVROS/ RANJEEV SING/ HANDY WIBBELS.
March 15, 2019, 9pm (show 10pm). Beneath the mild-mannered facade lurks our true nature: strength, courage, and cunning. Maybe hero, maybe villain. Good or bad, we live double lives. Don a mask, show your true colors. Sometimes you need a disguise to reveal who you truly are. (Ask any drag queen!) Caped crusader or dark nemesis? Come slip into some spandex and strut your stuff.
March 15, 2019, 10pm-2am. Pedal Pups is at it again, keeping the party going with the next sexy installment of WUHfff. DJ Fawks will keep your tail wagging and your paws digging w/ special pup gogos Erik + Courtney Derrell. ARF! Jello shots + Clothes check available + Cheap Drink Specials. Join Pedal Pups at Powerhouse every 3rd Friday to support the kinkiest AIDS/LifeCycle team.
March 16, 2019, 6-8pm. Saturday at The Stud! Featuring: RedBone, Kitty Oaks, Rob Racine, Jet Noir, Bay Area Burlesque Entertainment Cooperative. Show: 6:30pm. $15-$25. Next: Mar 30th. FB
March 16 -23, 2019, 7pm. Final dress rehearsal of a bold, postmodern, stripped down interpretation of the Samuel Beckett classic, when a representative of the Beckett estate shows up with serious questions about the production: Is it true to the author’s intent? Is it a fresh look at difficult play? Or, are those just men in their underwear?
March 16, 2019, 9pm-4am. One year anniversary special LIVE performance by Quay Dash (NYC). DJs ADAM KRAFT + DAVOMAKESBEATS. SHOWS by GRACE TOWERS, YVES SAINT CROISSANT, NICKI JIZZ, KITTY KOMFORTS, and BRITNEY SMEARS. HYPER POP + BOUNCY CLUB + INNOCENT PLEASURES + ALBUM TREASURES.
March 16, 2019, 9:30pm-2am.Every 3rd Saturday 18+ dance party. California's Number One Dance Music/ Video Club for the SF Asian community. Hot Asian go-go dancers. Pop, Dance, Top40, and AsianPop by GAMeBoi LA Resident VJ LaRock. Established in LA where GAMeBoi is nonstop every Friday. Also first Saturday monthly at Rickshaw Stop w/ diverse pop/ dance/ EDM/ Kpop by VJ LaRock (LA).
March 17, 2019, 2-8pm. Hosted by Heklina (Mother) + Carnita (Hard French). Turntabling by Stanley Frank (Beatpig). Guest DJ: John Fucking Cartwright (The Stud). Featuring Daylit Performances by: One Erection, Sue Casa, Dulce De Leche, and Militia Towers. With sweet smokey BBQ c/o Sneaky's BBQ.
March 17, 2019, 2-9pm. A quirky crew of fun-loving cyclists dedicated to fighting HIV and being outrageous serving spandex + jello shots. GREEN Beer Bust. Leprechauns in full swing: Tye, Chad Bays and Traver Rains - come get Lucky! Best Sunday afternoon dance party in the Castro: kick-ass DJs, StudMuffin GoGos, Flirty Bartenders and 6:30pm poppin' drag performances. Next: Mar 24; 31.
March 17, 2019, 2-8pm at 7th West, 1255 7th St, Oakland. Platform for emerging queer hip-hop artists, DJs and dancers to showcase their talents. An institution: fashion forward, sleek, cool, finger on the pulse of underground queer club circles. Featuring DJs UNIIQU3, JiBBZ, and DavOmakesbeats. Host: Sir JoQ. Cover: $10.
March 17, 2019, 6-8pm. They explored ways of enhancing/ altering consciousness: Mushrooms, Tobacco, Marijuana, Fermented Spirits...more and more creative ways to push boundaries of our lived experience. Join us Saint Patrick's Day, long given over to intoxication, as Palace Of Trash dives into a tribute to these ALTERED STATES. Who knows what doors of perception might be opened?
March 19, 2019, 9pm-2am. Gather gear, crew and bare all - down and dirty at the third Tuesday 'Red-Light District' Castro party. Strip down at the free clothing check and maybe make a friend or two. Dress your in your sexiest gear/ jock/ undies for a chance to impress host Tye and win $100 at the midnight contest. DIRTY Gogo Studs + Filthy Beats by DJ Chad Bays.
March 20, 2019, 7pm, Wicked Grounds Annex, 293 8th St. The Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District now exists. How will it be managed/ overseen? Who will advocate to protect our remaining Leather and LGBTQ businesses to assure the neighborhood retains its kinky character? How to raise and allocate funds? Attend the Community Meeting to help decide these and other questions. Next: Apr 17th.
March 21, 2019, 7-9pm. Legendary club kids, DJs, queer punks, DIY fashionistas, nightlife promoters and club owners share 1980s-90s stories of nightlife before the Internet; clubs like Uranus, The Stud, the Box, The Eagle, Colossus, Universe. Outfits/items/looks from personal collections and GLBTHS Archives highlight how a resilient nightlife scene helped weather the darkest AIDS years.
March 21, 2019, 9pm-2am. You do have your HOE life ahead of you! A safe space for all those closeted hoes to be nasty and pervy, so let's celebrate each other's body and beauty. HOE ARE YOU? It's been a while...we're glad to be back with the lattest instalment of your favorite unapologetically slutty parteee. You never THOT it would CUM to this but ya THOT wrong!
March 22, 2019, 6-9pm. Join guest hosts Mr SF Eagle Leather 2019 Manuel Ojeda, Emperor of San Francisco Imperial Court Leandro Gonzales and Folsom Street Events Board Member Felipe Flores for this year's second Queer Latinx Happy Hour! As always jotería: gather, celebrate; nothing formal, nothing fancy, no agenda; just amor. Also: Mar 29th 6pm East Bay Edition!
March 22 - April 14, 2019, 8pm. The world’s biggest action hero Thom Snooze is about to come bursting out of the closet. He’ll do anything to promote his new film. But is this the right move? Everyone in his life says no, but his instincts say, “You go, girl!”
March 22 - April 13, 2019, WED-SAT 8pm + SAT 3pm. Will his wife help him? How far will their nerve take them? And what will handsome Cliff’s reaction be when he finds out? The Classic Thriller by Ira Levin.
March 22, 2019, 10pm-8am. Amazing people, great music, sexy belly dance show and hot GoGo - here to support the Middle East North Africa LGBTQ community in San Francisco and the Bay area.
March 22, 2019, 10pm-2am at Starline Social Club, 2236 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland. Queer dance party w/ special guest DJ Koslöv (Sophie Koslövich) + residents DREAMS (Mar Mendoza) + DEITY (Jetia Deity), hosting/ keeping the pulse. Passionfruit Drink special at the bar.
March 23, 2019, 9pm-2am at SF Eagle. Jockstraps + singlets party with furry faces. Music and fun for Bears, Cubs & friends; hot go-go dancers. DJ Robert Jeffrey. Upcoming date: June 28th - Bearracuda San Francisco GAY Pride! UNDERWEAR NIGHT at Folsom Foundry, 1425 Folsom St.
March 23, 2019, 9pm- 3pm. Electronic dance beats, house, disco, techno eclectic mix showcasing fresh UK, Euro and US producers, w/ dance classics to school the kids. DJs: MR SEAGO, DAVID OH, ADAM KRAFT. HOSTS: OLLYWOOD, LA VANIDAD, CLARK, BRYCE, DANGEROUS ROSE. HOT ZADDY DANCERS: TOKEYO, GAGE, MATT PALMER, MICKEY, KOBELeave your masc for mask at the door; dance those issues away.
March 23, 2019, 10pm-4am. Queer Circuit Party night with DJs Joe Pacheco + Joe Gauthreaux and VIP Hosts: Fernando, Christelle, Daniel, Roman, Carlos, Paul William, Brian Johnson, Taylor, and Chuckie. Tickets at Glosspresents.com
March 23, 2019, 10pm-6am. Ready to kick it old school? Madonna, Spice Girls, Mariah Carey, TLC, Ace of Base, Backstreet Boys, N'SYNC, Destiny's Child... Dance your sexy cake off like Beyonce! DJ PAUL GOODYEAR. Tribal House Afterhours Set: ALAN LIAO (Taipei). Midnight Dating Game: JEZEBEL PATEL. FB
March 28, 2019, 7-9pm. Exploring contemporary queer issues in a historical context, focusing on struggles and successes of lesbians in relationship to history, the LGBTQ community and Bay Area coalition building. Historians, community organizers and advocates explore how lesbian identity and community have evolved, and how this history can help inform today’s resistance movements.
March 28 2019, 7:30pm. Highly innovative, reflective of contemporary Taiwanese politics and culture, the works embody a formal diversity which expands canons and challenges the definition of cinema, sketching rough edges of a generation’s sense of modern film. Tonight: a selection of films from TIDF’s comprehensive series, with live musical performance by Amma Ateria.
March 30, 2019, 3-7pm. Beer Bust 4-7pm. Then New Bear Republic will host their 2nd Mr. Golden State Bear Contest. A fundraiser for AIDS/LifeCycle 2019 with raffles, silent auction items and Jell-O shots!
March 30, 2019, 7pm. Not a gala. Circus acts, burlesque, hip-hop, drag, live music, DJs, booze+bites, all-night dancing... no sit-down dinner, no long speeches or formalities. Irreverent revelry; surprising, inclusive, joyful immersive community celebration party with a purpose: a creative home for youth, artists and change makers moving us to think, feel, question, and act.
March 30, 2019, 9pm-2am at SF Eagle. The return of CODE BLACK! With DJ Guy DeGiacinto (Fort Lauderdale) spinning his supercharged underground sounds to heat you up on the dancefloor. Dress code: anything in BLACK.
March 30, 2019, 10pm-6am at PhoeniX SF/ Endup, 401 6th St. The PhoeniX SF spring edition with Brazilian DJ/Producer Rick Braile, plus DJs Bugie + AKI/ Akimitsu Nishihara. Hosted by Ky Martinez, Cecil Russell of Gloss Magazine, Ryan Ramos + Tomi Tea! SUNRISE after party from 6am.
April 5-7, 2019. FRI 7pm, DESERTER - Nazi imprisonment survivor Otto opens an upscale Prague hair styling salon. SAT 7pm WINTER FLIES - rebellious teenager and dorky, BB-gun-toting sidekick run away in a stolen Audi. SAT 9pm THE HASTRMAN - A strange nobleman returns to a small Bohemian village after years abroad. SUN 4pm GOLDEN STING - Young Czechs learn basketball from American Mormons.
April 6, 2019, 9pm-3am. Bringing crews + devoted dancers together in mixed, diverse, exciting environment, w/ nods to diversity/ freedom of 70s/80s SF/NYC/Chicago disco nightlife with the flashiest, trashiest, classiest, sexiest, and craziest styles. House Legend David Harness first time at Go BANG! playing DISCO SET + RESIDENTS Steve Fabus, Prince Wolf, Jimmy DePre, Sergio Fedasz.
April 7, 2019, 4-10pm. The live, musical parody mash-up of cult-classic films First Wives Club and Fight Club. You've never seen (or heard!) anything like it. Starring RAJA (RPDR S3), BROOK LYNN HYTES (RPDR S11), GINGER MINJ (RPDR S7, Dumplin'), PEACHES CHRIST and more! Wear big shoulder pads! First rule of the First Wives Fight Club: TELL EVERYBODY!
April 7, 2019, 2-8pm. Platform for emerging queer hip-hop artists, DJs and dancers to showcase their talents. An institution: fashion forward, sleek, cool, finger on the pulse of underground queer club circles. Featuring Mister Wallace + DJs JiBBZ, DavOmakesbeats, and ESSEX. Host: Sir JoQ. FREE BBQ Cook Out!
April 10-23, 2019 - the 62nd annual spring festival of 14 days, an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery and innovation. Screening venues include: Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St, SF; Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St; Victoria Theatre, 2961 16th St; SFMOMA Phyllis Wattis Theater, Minna St; YBCA Screening Room, 701 Mission St; SFFILM FilmHouse, 644 Broadway. See program and schedules:
April 21, 2019, 5-11pm. The world famous HEAVEN returns for a special Easter Sunday party with DJs Twisted Dee + Deanne. See more:
Mid-May through late June, 2019. Performances, performance art, new queer work, visual arts; annual month-long Queer Arts Festival, Queer arts groups “Creating Queer Community” - a program that to date has commissioned more than 120 San Francisco-based artists to create new work.
May 17 - June 2, 2019, 8pm. Playwright Sidney Bruhl needs a hit, desperately. Is he willing to kill to get it? Will his wife help him? How far will their nerve take them? And what will handsome Cliff’s reaction be when he finds out?
May 24, 2019, 10pm-4am. Opening dance party for the Experience Weekend - featuring DJs Mohammad (Hot Tea) + Eddie Martinez. Hosts: Evan J-sun, Tomi Tea, Christelle, Paul William, Daniel Blair, Fernando, Carlos, Brian Johnson and Chuckie. Hot GoGo Gods + Godesses!
May 25, 2019, 10pm-4am. The EXPERIENCE Weekend, Memorial Day Weekend San Francisco. DJ Abel joins the Ky Martinez Events family, making his debut at the world famous NOCTURNAL party - for the very first time at Club Halcyon.
May 30 - June 13, 2019. Annual festival devoted to documentary cinema. Two week event since 2001 has brought the most weird and wonderful aspects of real life to the big screen. "...a zippy blend of politics, music, social issues and youth-oriented subcultures...vibrant, irreverent form of entertainment ...." – Michael Fox, KQED. At Great Star, Roxie, Vogue theaters.
June 20-30, 2019, the 43rd edition annual 11-day event at Castro Theatre - the longest-running and largest gay film festival in the world. Ongoing series includes free films at Frameline at the Center, 1800 Market Street at 7:30pm, second Thursdays of select months.
June 22-23, 2019. Climaxing a month of events. SAT noon-6pm Celebration and Rally at Civic Center Plaza. Main stage inspirational speakers and performers. Over 200 exhibitors w/ wide variety of artists, local/ national businesses, nonprofits, artisans; food and beverage vendors. SUN 11am-6pm Parade, Market/Beale to Market/8th St. Past year saw 271 contingents, 50,000 people participate.
June 28, 2019, 10pm-4am. International DJs TONY MORAN + DANI TORO. Six heavenly go-gos, amazing visuals and lighting; acrobats and food trucks! Limited Vip Tickets: Vip Area, Private Bathroom, 2 bottles of water and express entry and coatcheck. Vip Hosts: Mr .Pam, Christelle, Fernando, Daniel Blair, Carlos, Brian Johnson, Roman and Joey Mills.
June 29, 2019, 10pm-8am. Pride in San Francisco Saturday night Main Event CIRCUIT FESTIVAL BARCELONA-Matinee La Leche featuring ARON (Israel), Phil Romano (Italy), Misha Skye (USA), J Warren (USA) and Beth Sacks. From the producer of Candyland, the Barcelona Matinée Group nightlife promoter.
June 30, 2019, 6pm-12am at 715 Harrison St. International Dj's Dan Slater, Erik Vilar and Eli Seda in two rooms. Vip experience with private bartender, private restroom. LED Screens, Lasers and two dance floors with 8 go-gos. Hosts: Taylor Lee, Christelle, Fernando, Garrett, Daniel Blair, Roman, Joey Mills, Mr. Pam, Marco Ivan and Evan Sun.
June 30, 2019, 10pm-4am at PUBLIC WORKS featuring one of the best sound systems in the country. Main Room Music by DJs Nacho Chapado (ES) + Jesus Montanez (MX). Featuring the ANTHEM LOFT - All ANTHEMS past/ present w/ DJs Phil B + Russ Rich. LEDS, lasers, massive lighting, decor and VIP Room.
July 20, 2019, 11am-4pm. Last year was lots of fun so lets do this again. Get out your BEST floats to drift down the Russian River with friends! FREE event ($10-15 parking). Start: Steelhead Beach, 9000 River Rd, Forestville. Stop: Sunset Beach, 11403 River Rd. Bring: Inflatables, sunblock, hats, water shoes, air pump, snacks, water, towels, floating cooler, water shooters, and music.
Late July, 2019, 11am-6pm. Leather & fetish annual street fair, SoMa district, Dore Alley between Folsom/ Howard Streets, adjoining blocks of Folsom between 9th/ Juniper Streets and Tenth between Howard and Sheridan Sreets. 12pm-2am SF Eagle Party On The Patio: hundreds of leather-clad sweaty bodies.
July 29 - August 5, 2019. One of the largest/ most successful bear gatherings in the world, w/ pool parties, dance parties, bonfires, live entertainment + amazing DJs. Stay in local lodges, campgrounds and cabins, or avail yourself of nearby towns and cities. Eat at gourmet restaurants, local diners, cookouts and unique pop-ups. Drink world-class wine near the vineyards that produce it.
September 5-14, 2019, at EXIT Theatre, 156 Eddy St. Magic, puppetry, clowning, solo performance, original work, and much more - the Bay Area’s largest grassroots festival charges forward with 33 unique shows from both local and non-local artists. See the full program schedule at website:
September 13-15, 2019, at Russian River Rodeo Grounds, Duncans Mills. Past year featured: FRI Buckin' Hot Pool Party + Contestant Registration; SAT Best Buck/Bay Rodeo events at Rodeo Grounds + Big ‘ol Dance Party; SUN rodeo events + Rodeo Awards Ceremony. Events in Calf-Roping, Team-Roping, Goat Dressing, Bull/Steer Riding, Wild Drag Race...
September 29, 2019 (TBC), Sunday 11am-6pm, the world's largest leather event, on Folsom Street between 8th & 13th. Bigger IS better at this only-in-San-Francisco event! Something for everyone, 400,000 fetish enthusiasts on 13 city blocks. See updates as posted at website:
October 6, 2019 (TBC), 11am-6pm. Annual street festival, the first Sunday of October, with hundreds of local artists, vendors, craftspeople, and organizations celebrate the diversity of the Castro neighborhood. Stages with live entertainment and dance pavilions too. Proceeds go directly to charitable causes important to the Castro community, and for the rainbow flag at Castro and Market.
Early November, 2019. The world's largest annual LGBT country-western dance weekend. Four nights of dance parties. Three days of dance workshops. Hundreds of cowfolks. One amazing weekend of events at Regency Center, 1300 Van Ness Ave; Sundance Saloon; and Golden Gateway Holiday Inn, 1500 Van Ness Ave. A fundraising benefit for AIDS and Breast Cancer Emergency Funds.
November - December, 2019. Two week San Francisco IndieFest with the best new independent film from around the world - 160+ fims to screen 15 days of horror, sci-fi, and fantasy by the presenters of SF DocFest, SF IndieFest, SF IndieShorts and the Another Hole in the Head film festivals. See AHITH website.
January, 2020, 8pm (TBC). The 20th Annual Affair - past year at The Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness. Music, theatre, dance, art, storytelling, circus arts, fashion, technology, art, stories; artists, performers, high-flying trapezes, steam-powered machines, costumed ballgoers. Vau de Vire Society vignettes pay homage to the controversial works of (in)famous illustrator Edward Gorey.
January - February, 2020 (TBC) at The Roxie + Victoria Theaters + The Pop Up Theater, 518 Valencia St. Two weeks "...promoting intriguing films which can’t be easily categorized. Such Mission District venues as the venerable Roxie Theater and the new Alamo Drafthouse Cinema will act as magnets for adventurous cinephiles.” – Peter Wong, Beyond Chron.
February 16-17, 2020 (TBC). For two nights, MEN of all backgrounds/ kinks/ scenes in a custom built environment to entice desires. Dancing to the beats of World Class DJs and shows by Infamous Porn Stars Live. Fantasies run wild at this International Party that many have attempted to recreate. NO ONE else can be the Original, the Best, the Only... See 2020 confirmation and details at: