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Gay San Francisco

Every Sunday - Palomino Presents
Domingo de Escandalo

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.

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The oldest weekly goth/industrial dance night in the country
Death Guild

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.

www.dnalounge.com
27 years of Pubic Service!
San Francisco Jacks

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.

www.sfjacks.com
Strip down, enjoy some cheap drinks and get into cruising
NSA Underwear Party

Every Tuesday night, 10pm-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.

www.facebook.com/NSAatOMG
The best LGBT country-western dance club in the world
Two-Stepping THURSDAYS & SUNDAYS!

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.

www.sundancesaloon.org
Bring your open queer hearts, your bravery, your vulnerability... and have fun!
The San Francisco Queer Open Mic

FOURTH FRIDAYs, 7:30-9:30pm, at Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th St, SF. Queer hosts, and a lot of trendy sexy queers. Sign ups are at 7pm for one slot to do one piece and one piece only. You get 5 minutes; they will stop you if you go overtime. The list fills up fast!

www.queeropenmic.com
“An extreme Mexican fiesta of incest, cannibalism, and explicit sex.” – Variety
We Are The Flesh (Tenemos la Carne)

February 2, 2017, 7pm. Roxie Theater. A young brother and sister, roaming an apocalyptic city, take refuge in a dilapidated lair of a hermit. Putting them to work building a bizarre cavernous structure, he acts out his insane/ depraved fantasies. Trapped in this womb-like world under his malign influence, they find themselves sinking to realms of dark/ forbidden behaviour.

www.facebook.com/events/1706258946355429
New cinema from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
San Francisco's 21st Berlin & Beyond Film Festival

February 3-8, 2017, from 10am at the Castro Theatre and the Goethe-Institut San Francisco. Since 1996, now in its 20th anniversary season, North America's largest German film festival. The best of recent cinematic discoveries from German-speaking countries, along with special guest artist appearances, engaging forums, and diverse programs.

www.facebook.com/berlinbeyond
Monthly clothing optional event
Kingdom of Sodom

February 2, 2017, 9pm-1am at Nob Hill Theatre, 729 Bush St. "A Fun, Sexy/ VERY Interactive clothing-optional party not to be missed. This monthly play party is becoming THE EVENT at Nob HIll Theatre. We had over 120 people in attendance in January. SEX SHOW at 10:30pm. Look for the password and join us at this private play party." Complimentary Clothes Check.

thenobhilltheatre.com/category/upcoming-events
Pretentious, phony "artistes"? Guess what, it's nothing new!
Patience by Gilbert & Sullivan

February 3-5, 2017, Yerba Buena Center. Comic stylings of Reginald Bunthorne, pursuing milkmaid Patience while simultaneously enjoying the adoration of 20 love-sick groupies; hapless jilted Dragoon Guards struggling to become aesthetic initiates to win back their old girlfriends; the unexpected appearance of handsome aesthetic poet Archibald Grosvenor, a rival for affections of everyone.

lamplighters.org/season/season.html
Bear & cub socials
Bear Trap Party + Cubcake

February 3, 2017, 9pm-2am at The Lone Star Saloon. Bear Trap is about music, dancing, drinking and meeting new bears. This month's DJ is the fabulous Paul Goodyear. $5 cover. Coming up: February 10th, 9pm-2am - Cubcake - Sweets and Beats with DJ BRD

www.facebook.com/events/259390081156925
The Year of the Rooster with the San Francisco Symphony
Lunar New Year Celebration

February 4, 2017, 3-8pm, Davis Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness. A family event of both ancient and contemporary Asian traditions. Festival Reception with Asian instruments, lucky red envelopes, lion dancing, and more. Concert 4pm featuring Eastern/ Western repertoire. Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
Tang Jun Qiao, dizi, Amos Yang, cello, Loong Mah Sing See Wui dance ensemble.
 

www.facebook.com/events/221236238316786
The greatest mashup party in the universe
Bootie SF: Generation X vs Millennials

February 4, 2017, 9pm-3:30am, Wild Saturday weekly mashup parties, the perfect place to people watch/ listen to music. Four different rooms with 4 diistinct sounds by resident DJs ADRIAN A, TYME, and DADA, and a different theme each week. A generational battlefield, mashing up the most beloved songs from the past three decades! 14+ DJs. HUBBA HUBBA REVUE burlesque show; drag hosts.

www.facebook.com/events/104972830017327
Modern day Indie & Electro meets 90's Electronica for a rock/synthpop battle
Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger: Video Dance Party - You can't stop the rock

February 4, 2017, 9:30pm-2am at Slate Bar, 2925 16th St. A special set full of fun dance tunes to go Head Over Heels for! Bring friends/ loved ones, most importantly, yourself to share in the love and postitive dance vibes (no swipping required). FREE Heart glow wands, heart candy, heart balloons, condoms, stickers, glow rings, glow bracelets... DJs: Candy + 2nite.

www.facebook.com/events/1149280638460957
With Vicky Vox
Mother: Mariah Carey Tribute

February 4, 2017, 10pm at Oasis. American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. In 1990, she rose to fame with the release of "Vision of Love" from her eponymous debut album. Throughout her career, Carey has sold more than 200 million records worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time.

sfoasis.com/eventList.cfm
LOVE & COMMUNITY CONQUERS HATE This Super Bowl Sunday!
PuNt ^ TrUmP - ACLU benefit

February 5, 2017, 3-8pm. Outraged by recent events? So are we - concerned friends, colleagues, neighbors, and collaborators hosting a block party with proceeds going to the ACLU. Show our ENTIRE community that whether you're Muslim, Black, Latinx, Native American, queer, female, transgender, disabled, immigrant, or someone who loves and appreciates them, we're in this together!

www.facebook.com/events/594780370718178
Theatre Rhinoceros in cooperation with the GLBT History Museum present
She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen

February 6, 2017, 7-10pm, The GLBTHS. Agnes regrets that she never got to know her teenage sister, Tilly, who was killed in a car accident. But when Agnes ventures into Tilly’s world of Dungeons and Dragons, she discovers a Tilly she didn’t know existed, along with Tilly’s girlfriend, a few enemies, and some unfinished business. Directed by Nick Gabriel.

www.facebook.com/events/1792913650970692
Measure your life in Love
RENT by Jonathan Larson

February 7-19, 2017. Two decades after opening on Broadway, RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations all over the world. The masterpiece returns to the stage in this vibrant 20th anniversary re-imagining of Puccini's La Bohème; an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out.

www.shnsf.com
Circle Left Contra Dances on Second Fridays
Circle Left Queer Contra Dances

February 10, 2017 + 2nd Fridays, at First Unitarian Church of Oakland, 685 14th St. 7:30-8pm beginners' lesson and 8-11pm dance. Gender-free contra dance sponsored by SF Bay Queer Contra Dance. Will Wheeler, Christopher Jacoby, Adrianna Ciccone with Kelsey Hartman. Next: Mar 10th; Mar 26th, Apr 7-9th - Queer Contra Dance Camp.

www.lcfd.org/sf/circleleft.html
SHOWTIMES at 8pm & 10pm - ALL SHOWS ARE SEX SHOWS!
Dominic Pacifico + Casey Everett

February 10-11, 2017 at Nob Hill. Dominic Pacifico makes his debut appearance, Friday and Saturday. DJ Pornstar, Producer and Performer, Dominic does it all. His multi-talents and smoking HOT looks have made him a huge star in the porn industry. Dominic’s partner, Casey Everett, will join him for all shows. All shows are SEX shows!. Tickets $25.

thenobhilltheatre.com/category/upcoming-events
A limited 100 person capacity!
Queer Gaming Day

February 11, 2017, 2-7pm, the Eureka Valley Recreation Center, 100 Collingwood St. Build Community w/ favorite table top rpgs, card games + board games. We have a library of games, but feel free to bring your own. After event expenses are met, proceeds go to Glide Memorial Church. Larger donations more than welcome!

www.facebook.com/events/1347457551962337
The greatest mashup party in the universe
Bootie SF: Valentine’s Party

February 11, 2017, 9pm-3:30am, Wild Saturday weekly mashup parties, the perfect place to people watch/ listen to music. Four different rooms with 4 diistinct sounds by resident DJs ADRIAN A, TYME, and DADA, and a different theme each week. VALENTINE’S PARTY! Twisted love mashups throughout the night. WEAR RED! Live mashup rock band SMASH-UP DERBY + Aerialist duo KOZ/ EFFECT. 9 DJs.

www.facebook.com/events/407684102898788
Hey you, the smokin hot stud sitting at your computer in your joe boxers
POUND PUPPY presents Puppy Love

February 11, 2017, 9pm-2am. Come get your nasty on with our big dicked go go pups and find you a place to bury your bone. Hosted by trouble-makin bad boys Blake Cedric + Jorge P,  w/ SF's 7th skinniest drag queen, Boy Young + the best door bitch this side of the Mississippi, Brandon Sy! (Fuckums). DJs CarrieOnDisco, Tyrell Williams, Taco Tuesday, Kevin O'Connor.

www.facebook.com/events/389443461436062
With Co-Hostesses Heklina + Peaches Christ
Mother: 19th Annual Star Search

February 11, 2017, 10pm. Oasis. Guest Star Judges: Miss Star Search 2016 K Color; Qween; Bobby Barber; Madd Dogg 20/20. Battling for the Crown: Hollow Eve; Creme Fatale; Vanilla Meringue; KaiKai Bee Michaels; Intensive Claire; Mary Magnum; Nikki Jizz; Pussy Dirt; Profundity; and Rock M. Sakura

www.facebook.com/events/1059374944171632
Where nothing is impossible and childhood wonder lasts forever
Finding Neverland

Ongoing through February 12, 2017 at SHN Orpheum Theatre. Playwright JM Barrie, struggling for inspiration, meets four young brothers and their widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he writes a play to astound London theatergoers. With a bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie makes the monumental leap from his old world into Neverland.

www.shnsf.com
A Queer Hip Hop Dance Party
Swagger Like Us

February 17, 2017, 10pm at Oasis. Taking over the SoMa w/ your favorite beats and Bay Area babes - brought to you by Kelly Lovemonster and davO. Featuring: Quay Dash; DJs DavOmakesbeats, 8ulentina, and Wildkatz. Hostess Kelly Lovemonster. Photos by Takeover Tokyo. Door Gay: Mike Scott.

sfoasis.com/event.cfm
The greatest mashup party in the universe
Bootie SF: Gwen vs P!nk Mashup Night

February 18, 2017, 9pm-3:30am, Wild Saturday weekly mashup parties, the perfect place to people watch/ listen to music. Four different rooms/ 4 diistinct sounds by resident DJs ADRIAN A, TYME, and DADA, and a different weekly theme. Retro battle of the blondes celebrates two of the toughest divas of the ‘90s and ‘00s. Songs by both artists mashed with anybody and everybody.

www.facebook.com/events/1628327580809694
The 18+ nightclub of choice amongst the SF Asian community
GAMeBoi

February 18, 2017, 9:30pm - 2am, Saturday at Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St, SF. California's Number One Dance Music and Video Club, 18+ event (usually on Saturdays) featuring Pop, Dance, Top40, AsianPop and venturing into the Kpop scene. LA Resident VJ LaRock + hot Asian go-go dancers. Tickets $8-$15.

www.facebook.com/GAMeBoiSF
On Presidents' Day Weekend - Gus Presents
Underworld - Red Underwear

February 18, 2017, 10pm-4am at Club Six. The Saturday Underwear Party! One thousand boys in red - with amazing sound, sexy vibe, lots of room to explore, OPTIONAL CLOTHES CHECK! You are sure to end up dancing in your briefs / jockstraps / swimwear - the choice is yours. DJ Andrew Gibbons ... sure to make you drop your pants and DANCE!

guspresents.com/event/details/underworld-presidents-weekend
Massive All-New SF Tea Dance
Stadium - Presidents Weekend

February 19, 2017, 6pm-midnight at Verso, 1525 Mission St. Gus Presents, San Francisco's source for the hottest parties and events, with a new Sunday T-Dance party each month. DJ Phil B + DJ Sky.

www.guspresents.com
SF’S HOTTEST PARTY RETURNS!
Sanctuary Red Party

February 19, 2017, 10pm-6am, at 1015 Folsom Street, San Francisco. The 4th annual Pesident's Day Weekend Event, with DJs Alex Acosta + Dan Slater.

guspresents.com/event/details/sanctuary-red-party
Personal tales about heroes & role models - An evening of idol worship
OutLoud Storytelling: Turbulence Ahead

February 21, 2017, 7:30-9:30pm at Oasis. Hosted by Peggy L'eggs, real-life flight attendants share shocking stories from the sky. Featuring stories from above told by: TURLEEN; FRIDA K HOLE; CHRIS DESIMONE; DOUG ANDERSON; KEGEL KATER; and RONN VIGH. TICKETS $10 at the door or online.

www.facebook.com/events/105542723291154
A Frameline Encore film screening
Hungry

February 23, 2017, 7pm, at Piedmont Theatre, 4186 Piedmont Ave, Oakland. Verité-driven feature documentary by Logo follows three female California chefs as they blaze new paths and aim to revolutionize their otherwise male-dominated industry, tackling issues related to gender, race, and LGBT inequality along the way.

www.frameline.org/now-showing/events/hungry
Sex shows at Nob Hill
Circle Jerk with a Porn Star: Johnny V

February 23, 2017, 9pm-1am Thursday Circle Jerk at Nob Hill Adult Theater. This will be this Falcon Group Exclusive's first Circle Jerk at Nob Hill Theatre. From his sexy goods looks, ripped abs, killer smile and crazy sense of humor, Johnny V has made it big in the porn industry. See one of the greats, Up Close & Personal. Come join the fun! Join the Circle. Entry: $15.

thenobhilltheatre.com/category/upcoming-events
Gael Garcia Bernal stars as Eligio, a narcissistic Mexico City soap opera actor
You’re Killing Me Susana (Me Estás Matando Susana)

February 24 - March 2, 2017, 7pm, Roxie Theater. Shocked to discover his wife Susana picked up and left without a word Eligio decides to follow her and persuade her to return. Arriving in the middle of nowhere during a winter storm, feeling like a fish out of water, he realizes she's moved on with her life. It will take a lot more than boyish charisma and sweet talk to win her back.

www.facebook.com/events/388726481465324
A new kind of male revue - beautiful men baring it ALL!
Manarchy

February 24, 2017, at The Mitchell Brother's O'Farrell Theatre, 895 Ofarrell St. Wide range of performers, burlesque, circus, dance, porn... FULLY naked. All genders/ orientations who enjoy naked men welcome. A wild sensual fun bachelorette/bachelor party with a dash of Bay Area weirdness. Bring your ass out to Manarchy! Two Shows: 8pm doors, 8:30 show; 10:15 doors, 10:30 show.

www.facebook.com/events/1557615107586579
Friday + Saturday at Nob Hill
Johnny V + Big Joey D

February 24-25, 2017, at Nob Hill Theatre. Johnny V, Falcon Group Exclusive, returns to Nob Hill Theatre, joined by Big Joey D, American Muscle Hunks. If you missed them last Folsom, now is your chance. These two beautiful men brought the house down. Very HOT, very SEXY, very FUN! They perform together at both the 8pm and 10pm shows both nights. All Shows are SEX SHOWS!

thenobhilltheatre.com/category/upcoming-events
The traveling fetish party from Montréal - Its about the music & the men
Testostérone Party International

February 24, 2017, 10:30pm-2am at SF Eagle. Get ready to make your fetish fantasies come true at this underground men's event. STRICT DRESS CODE: leather, rubber, jockstrap, military, uniform, singlet, sport gear, underwear (NO street clothes or tee shirts!). No perfumes or colognes to maintain a manly environment. BEATS: DJ Ron Hamelin (Montréal).

www.facebook.com/events/1029992863790499
The World Premiere
Flim-Flam - by John Fisher

February 25 - March 19, 2017, at Eureka Theatre. A San Francisco drag party turns into a crazy evening of self-discovery. Ding Dong! And another drag queen comes through the door.

www.therhino.org/season.htm
The greatest mashup party in the universe
Bootie SF: Mardi Gras Mashquerade

February 25, 2017, 9pm-3:30am, Wild Saturday weekly mashup parties, the perfect place to people watch/ listen to music. Four different rooms with 4 diistinct sounds by resident DJs ADRIAN A, TYME, and DADA, and a different theme each week. Free masks and beads, as DJs keep the mashquerade going late into the night. Live mashup rock band SMASH-UP DERBY; 13+ DJs. Free CDs to first 100.

www.facebook.com/events/584409995091451
Your San Francisco LGBT Asian club destination!
ShangriLa - THE RED PARTY

February 25, 2017, 10pm-8am at The EndUp, 401 6th St. THE RED PARTY. Your San Francisco LGBT Asian club destination - every 4th Saturday of the month! Featuring Music by DJs: Jim Z + Ricky Sixx. Hosted by Jezebel Patel. 21+ with ID. Admission is FREE before 11pm; $20-$25 after 11pm.

www.facebook.com/ShangriLaSF
The 37th annual event to benefit Bay Area HIV/AIDS services providers
Academy of Friends' 2017 Gala

February 26, 2017, 5-11:30pm at The Midway SF, 900 Marin St. Enjoy food provided by the Bay Area's finest restaurants and caterers, along with wine and champagne from local vintners - a fun way to watch the 2017 Academy Awards on Oscar Sunday. More details TBA:

www.facebook.com/events/1636894939938079
Hosted by BYOQ - Bring Your Own Queer!!
Queer Arts Mixer

February 23, 2017, 5:30-7:30pm at The Port Bar. Monthly BYOQ San Francisco/Oakland event bringing together Bay Area queer artists to build community, forge collaborations and chat about their work. This is a free, public event open to all but intended for queer artists, arts administrators, and our allies.

www.facebook.com/events/200588877013902
Do you think you have what it takes?
Rookies Night

March 1, 2017, Wednesday 8pm at Nob Hill Theatre. Strut your stuff on stage - First Prize $200 CASH / Second Prize $100 CASH / Third Prize $50 CASH. The contest is also an audition/ chance to join as a House Performer. Call 415 397-6758 to set up the audition.

thenobhilltheatre.com/category/rookies-night
Polyglamorous March features the amazing Berlin artist Lady Blaktronika
Polyglamorous

March 3, 2017, 9pm at Oasis. Winner of the 2016 BAR Bestie for Best Monthly Nightlife event! 48 Hills described Polyglamorous as, "Honestly one of the best gay parties in the city, with two rooms full of mind-expanding and just plain fun music, a little Burner-Faerie vibe mixed in with the half-naked men, and an underground feel."

sfoasis.com
Coming to little Truckee again: SNOWBALL moves to NORTHSTAR!
SNOWBALL | GAY SNOW FESTIVAL

March 3-5, 2017 at Northstar, Tahoe CA, Gay snow weekend - Past year included 3 Epic Dance Parties featuring DJs JOSH WHITAKER, ANDREW GIBBONS, and SHAWN PERRY. Discounted lift tickets, cheap lodging, on-hill ski + board groups, discounted gear rentals, ice skating. Hosted by celebrity all-star Truckee SnowBro Todd Adams + his muscle bear entourage.

www.snowballmusicfestival.com
World Premiere - By Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder
Everything That’s Beautiful

March 17 - April 23, 2017 8pm (Sun 2pm) at New Conservatory Theatre. When Luke and Jess decide to allow their 8 year old child to live as a girl, they relocate from the Midwest in order to give the family a clean start. In this timely and tender new play, change is the only constant.

www.nctcsf.org/shows/2016-17-Season/Everything-Thats-Beautiful
Upgraded w/GROWLr!
Bearracuda SF Jocks & Singlets Party

March 31, 2017, 10pm-3am at Oasis. BACK to Bearracuda for the first Jocks and Singlets night - the only party at Oasis for 2017! Hundreds of guys, stripped down and dancing to DJ Paul Goodyear on the main floor. The front room will be open, also the rooftop patio for maximum moving and cruising! $10 all night.

www.facebook.com/events/576151715907154
The story of the artistic collaboration of WS Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan
Lamplighters Music Theatre | A Song to Sing, O!

April 22, 2017, 8pm + April 23, 2pm at Herbst Theatre, San Francisco. Told in their own words from letters and diaries; musical highlights from all 13 comic operas. Conceived, written and directed by Barbara Heroux, featuring salon orchestra conducted by Baker Peeples + cast of familiar/ well-loved performers.

lamplighters.org
San Francisco Film Society Presents
San Francisco International Film Festival

April-May, 2017 (TBC) - the 60th annual spring festival of 15 days, an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery & innovation. Screening venues normally include the Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St, SF; The New People Cinema, 1746 Post St, SF; the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas, 1881 Post St, SF; and the Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley. See the website for film schedules.

www.sffs.org/sfiff59
The Musical
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

May 27 - July 2, 2017, at Eureka Theatre. Theatre Rhinoceros 39th anniversary season. The glorious musical adventure about trannies, drag shows, Down Under, and what we will do for love.

www.therhino.org/season.htm
Frameline 41: There’s No Place Like Here…
San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival 2017

June, 2017, the 41st 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.

www.frameline.org
"...a wild sense of fantasy... a desperate grip on reality” -Huffington Post
Warplay

June 2 - July 2, 2017 at New Conservatory Theatre Center. Two young men. A battle raging in the distance. Game on. Inspired by The Iliad and the epic tale of Achilles and Patroclus, a shockingly funny, poetic and radical re-imagining of one of the oldest love stories in all of Western literature. By JC Lee.

www.nctcsf.org/2016-17-Season/warplay
The 20th Annual
National Queer Arts Festival 2017

June, 2017 (TBC). 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.

qcc2.org
The film festival that provides a manageable amount of the truth
SF DocFest

June, 2017 (TBC). Annual festival devoted to documentary cinema. Since 2001, this two week-long event 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.

sfindie.com/festivals/sf-docfest
47th Anniversary!
San Francisco Pride 2017

June 24-25, 2017 - climaxes a month of events. See their website for media of 2016 festival celebrations at the downtown Civic Center, and the Parade from Market & Beale with over 200 contingents marching.

www.sfpride.org
Warm up for Folsom
Up Your Alley Fair 2017

July 30, 2017, 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 & Sheridan Sreets. Past year featured: Dance Party 9pm-2am at SF Eagle -throbbing, hot and raw, head-to-toe leather/ uniforms, go-go sluts, pulsating beats.

www.folsomstreetevents.org/upyouralley
The Castro Bear's annual retreat!
Lazy Bear 2017

August 2-7, 2017 (TBC), the 21st birthday event weekend in the Sonoma County woods. Past year at HQ Sonoma Nesting Company. Pool Parties/ Dinners/ Tours/ PROJECT BEARWAY/ performers/ Bonfires/ Socials/ Ice Cream/ Beareoke/ UNDERBEAR PARTY. Also see Castrobear's every second Sunday bear party at 440 Castro, 4-10pm, with raffles, prizes, drink specials, hot men, and great music!

www.lazybearweekend.com
The 26th Year
San Francisco Fringe Festival 2017

September 8-23, 2017 (TBC), usually 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:

sffringe.org/2015shows
Leather Week main event
Folsom Street Fair 2017

September 24, 2017, 11am-6pm (TBC), 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:

www.folsomstreetfair.org
Established by Harvey Milk in 1974
Castro Street Fair 2017

October 1, 2017, 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.

www.castrostreetfair.org
Country-Western Dance Weekend
Sundance Stompede

October 19-22, 2017. 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 (past year) at Sundance Saloon, 550 Barneveld Ave, Holiday Inn, 1500 Van Ness Ave, and Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave. A fundraising benefit for AIDS and Breast Cancer Emergency Funds.

www.stompede.com
From Circus to Music Hall
Edwardian Faire & Ball 2018

January 19-20, 2018 (TBC). The 18th Annual Affair 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 presents vignettes paying homage to controversial works of (in)famous illustrator Edward Gorey.

www.edwardianball.com