Every Monday except holidays at 1300 Sanguinet. Every Monday 2-7pm Drop in! + 7-9pm Discussion Group! Last Monday of the month 7-9pm Community Dinner! (open to friends and allies). First Monday of the month 7-9pm FTM/trans masculine drop in! For this year's annual ASTTeQ BBQ see: Facebook.
January 30 - February 2, 2020. Four days of events, apres-ski and night-time parties with go-go dancers and DJs from Montreal, LA, and London. Past year's events: Beach Party and Onesie Apres-Ski events, Neon Party, Throwback Thursday, and Saturday GEAR party. Hundreds of sexy snowboarders and skiers from NYC, Montreal, Toronto + beyond. See updates:
February 2, 2020, 6pm-1am. A special event in a swimming pool repurposed as a performance hall: the 20th Cocktail Cirquantique featuring 14 artists in brand new circus acts with aerial hoop, juggling, aerial silk - followed by a special party.
February 8, 2020, 9pm-3am at Bar La Shop, 4177, rue Saint-Denis. Commune with dance and music; be surprised by spontaneitay and trance-induced vibrations. With Progressive + PsyTrance music by: Futurgenetic & Black Fly Live, DaliDalma, Prana Papa, Urza, and Oryza. VJ Jitkaoz. Kiosque + Body-Painting by ORFIKA.
February 13, 2020, 7:30-10pm. Going home after a night of dancing, Thomas is beaten up by a gang of guys. He survives, but forgets the faces of his attackers, so cannot yet identify them. Later on, seeing a familiar stranger, he is almost, but not quite sure he knows him. Then, at work, the stranger comes in to order coffee. Wanting answers Thomas confronts him, with unexpected results.
February 14, 2020, 7-10pm at Coop Café Les Renards, 1239 Rue de Bellechasse. Back with an open mic event on Valentine’s day! The theme is QUEER LOVE, so all poets, musicians and comedians come prepared to share. A fundraiser to support future workshops.
February 15, 2020, 8pm-3am at Datcha, 98 Laurier Ouest. Another epic party - this time for Valentine's Day - hosted by LNights - with music by a$h banks. live from 11pm to close.
February 15, 2020, 10pm-3am. No chum for Valentines? No pants? No problème! Dance your ass off.. pants off! Boxers, briefs, thongs, long johns, lace, panties, jocks or tights, all shape/ size bulges + camel toes welcome. Host: Laura Boo! Mimi Cherry burlesque performance! Pole Dancer: Matt Ryan. Go-Go Dancers! Make-out Zone! Underwear courtesy of PUMP!
February 15, 2020, 10:30pm-3am. The hottest place to find sexy fun in Montreal over the Valentine's Day Weekend. Local sensation Chris Mortagua will be serving sizzling hot beats while go-go dancing studs give you all the eye candy you need. Grab your favorite party gear and get ready to get into trouble at Unity.
February 19, 2020, 5-7:30pm. Inclusive space for kinky radical outcasts, passionate queers, gender liberators, intellectual non-conformists, and all queers wanting to build and enhance their community ties.
February 21, 28 + March 6, 13, 2020, 4-10pm. DJs Pascale, R:CovrGrrl, Lady McCoy or Franklyne take over the dance floor with an explosion of colors. T-Dance for women and friends. Bring your gang to Happy Hour, have a pleasant cocktail in good company to the rhythms of Trendy Fridays. Come down to Vendredis Branchés - Tous les vendredis - Every Friday. See:
February 29, 2020, 9pm-8am. A multidisciplinary event showcasing artists who use fluorescent colors into their works and performances in a totally dreamlike and surreal dance party ambiance - animated by the rhythm and beats from 15 talented Montreal DJs.
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2020, 10:30pm. Madness is on the agenda at Cabaret Mado every Sunday! Completely Buzzées, hosted by Marla Deer, Tracy Trash and Gisèle Lullaby will take you completely elsewhere! Ongoing event every Sunday through April 19th 2020.
March 7, 2020, 9pm-3am. Monthly Montreal play night organized for pups, Handlers, and all who love them. All experience levels welcome so long as you respect the play of those around you. Open to all genders, sexualities, and body types! Mats are set up with toys for pups to mosh through the night. Pup play is for everyone! Woof! For venue address REGISTER IN ADVANCE!
March 8, 2020, 3-5pm, I Hope We Choose Love by Kai Cheng Thom! Mar 29th - Mamaskatch by Darrel J McLeod. Apr 7th - Every Heart A Doorway by Seanan McGuire. Apr 27th - Maurice by EM Forster. May 17th - Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde. Jun 28th - In The Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado.
March 15, 2020. 12-3pm. Sunday is Gahd's day. So come to Sunday School and enjoy a fabulous all ages drag brunch! Uma Gahd and Selma Gahd will bring the entertainment; Le Cagibi will provide delicious food and drinks. Special guests for this inaugural edition: Queen Lactatia and Abby Long!
March 20, 2020, 10pm-3am at Loïc, 5001 Notre Dame Ouest. W E S T E N D G A Y S Sud-Ouest Queer Dance Party with Disco Italo House Dark Wave Future Funk - UPSTAIRS from Bar Loïc.
March 21, 2020, 8-9:45pm. Miraculous apparitions from Gahd herself + favourite saints and sinners from the city and beyond: Crocodile Lightning + Miss Eaves. Hear Gahd stand-up and PREACH about whatever is on her mind, with her Sermon on the Mount(real)! Dress: Friday Night best + bring a fan - it will get HOT, HEAVY, and HILARIOUS! Sinfully good drag, heavenly variety, stand-up comedy.
March 21, 2020, 10pm-3am. Just in time for Spring, come warm up pour une soirée. Music by Le Cantin. Tickets 15$ from Armada/ Men's Room.
March 27, 2020, 10pm-12am, The Diving Bell, 3956 St Laurent. Coven will set you free from bindings of the patriarchy. Hex our enemies/ reclaim what is ours! After bathing in the blood of the guilty, Selma Gahd is back. A drag show featuring some of Montreal's most powerful witches. Who will be the next supreme? With Selma Gahd, Uma Gahd, Anaconda LaSabrosa, Moxxi Hollow + guests.
March 28, 2020, 10pm-3am, Cabaret Berlin, 1661 Ste-Catherine E. Why do we love pop so much? Because we were Born this way, baby! HOMOPOP is a one-of-a-kind dance party in the Village, featuring queer and allied pop icons, from Diana Ross to Todrick Hall, we're Coming Out... Twirl for Me! DJ / CONCEPT: SUPER TASTE.
Early April, 2020. Annual THU-SUN events for bears, cubs + friends: Welcome Party, Sauna Bear Beach Party, dance event, Friday Mr.Bear MTL 2019 contest, Saturday bus to Sugar Shack Brunch w/ hot maple taffy on snow; Lumberjack Night + more. Sunday farewell brunch.
June 24, 2020. Annual Québec statutory holiday. Pagan festivals long celebrated Summer Solstice longest day with bonfires. In Catholic countries the rites became associated with St John the Baptist. In Quebec it is the National Day, celebrated with enthusiasm and joy throughout the province. Events take place over several days in different areas, with one main center of focus.
Late June, 2020. Six day annual weekend. Young and upcoming artists exhibit the first two days in booths and tents along Sainte-Catherine E in the Village (between St-Hubert and Papineau) - followed by exhibits by more established artists for the final three days of the event.
June - July, 2020. Gigantic summer music celebration, the 41st edition, with 10 days of non-stop entertainment on 10 free outdoor stages in downtown Montreal. See website for previous years, the artist line-ups for 2020, along with more performances throughout the year.
July - August, 2020. For 8 summer nights each year the skies fill with fireworks displays from La Ronde on Île Sainte-Hélène; pyrotechnics by masters of the art from around the world, each based on an international theme.
July, 2020, 18 days at 30+ venues around the city, most within walking distance of Metro stations Place-des-Arts, Saint-Laurent and Berri-UQAM. The Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal is the largest comedy festival in the world, attracting 1.25 million visitors every summer -- celebrating their 38th anniversary in 2020!
August 2020. 3-day weekend events include: The Mr Leather Montréal, Mr Rubber Montreal, Pup Montreal and Mrs Leather Montréal contests. Past year: Parc Puppy-Play Fusion at Parc des Faubourgs; Concours & Party Fusion at Cabaret Lion d'Or; Braderie & Ateliers fétiches at ASCCS; Party WFM at Opalace; and Souper Hommage at Salon privé Le Lionceau.
August 14-16, 2020. Past year featured FRI Locker Room at Newspeak. SAT Cabana Le Normandie + PAPA Party at MTelus. SUN/ MON Revival at Stereo. See updates at:
August 6-16, 2020, annual festivities include: SAT Community Day, 11am-5pm on Ste-Catherine E, St-Hubert to Papineau. SUN noon Parade departs the former west end LGBTQ+ sector to the heart of the new Village. The parade follows its traditional route along René-Lévesque boulevard from Metcalfe, to Alexandre-DeSève. Also conferences and more events at various venues.
Late August, 2020 (TBC) in the Montréal Gay Village. Five days/nights, fantasy-filled pan-sexual adventures/ fabulous international fetish holiday. Movie-themed events/ activities, after-parties, dining, shopping, performances, fashion show, street fair, Expo Kink + crazy fetish photo tour. Past year hosts: Hotel Gouverneurs, 1415 St-Hubert; Hotel Lord Berri, 1199 Berri.
October, 2020, 30th edition dance events, Canadian Thanksgiving/ US Columbus Day Weekend. Internationally renowned DJs/ artists, performers, interactive art event. Main event on the Sunday at Theatre Olympia. Afterparty at Club Soda. BBCM Foundation has organized the festival for 30years to support organizations providing direct assistance to people with HIV/AIDS. Details at website:
Mid-November, 2020. Eleven days to discover the best in documentary films. Also documentary screenings all year long - see website:
Late November, 2020 (TBC), 11 days of screenings at: Impérial, 1432 rue de Bleury; MBAM, 1379a rue Sherbrooke; laïka, 4040 boulevard St-Laurent; never apart, 7049 rue Saint-Urbain; L’un et L’autre, 1641 rue Amherst; Centre Phi, 407 rue Saint Pierre; Cinémathèque Québécoise, 335 boulevard de Maisonneuve E + more locations. Website: