Below is a list of what is happening in Boston and Provinceton this weekend. Show your love by supporting our gay bars and businesses. If you have an event you want included, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bear Week starts on Saturday. Click here for more details.
Boston Gay Bars
Cathedral Station Open but no programming scheduled.
The patio will be open and Saturday & Sunday brunch starts at 11AM.
THURSDAY: Drag Race Thursday at 8PM and DJ FrenchY at 10PM, special show at 12:30AM
FRIDAY: DJ Stevie Psyclone at 10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Stevie Psyclone at 10PM
SUNDAY: Throwback Tea Dance w/ DJ Brian Derrick at 5PM
Jacques Cabaret Shows return starting July 16th.
Legacy & Candi Bar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ DJ Coleslaw at Legacy at 10PM
SATURDAY: DIVAS w/ DJ Abel at Legacy at 10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess w/ DJ Richie LaDue & Coleslaw at Candi Bar at 10PM
Trophy Room will be reopening for business soon.
Featured LGBTQ+ events
THURSDAY: La Quinta “Thirsty Thursdays” w/ DJ Adilson and DJ Weezing returns to Icon nightclub in Boston’s Theater District.
FRIDAY: M&M Presents GLOW w/ DJ Michael Giller and host Lady German at Revere Beach.
SATURDAY: Kiki Beach If you’re unsure where the boys go on M Street Beach, check out the map on the Kiki Beach Boston Facebook Page, but when in doubt follow the good music and speedos.
SATURDAY: Doll’d Up Saturdays w/ DJ Caso is a new weekly LGBTQ+ dance party in Allston.
SATURDAY: Latin Nights w/ DJ Edwin at La Makina Night Club at Revere Beach.
SUNDAY: M Street Beach TakeOver continues each Sunday from 10AM – 5PM.
SUNDAY: NEW GAY NIGHT Second Sundays Tea Dance at Dorchester Brewing Co. from 4-8PM.
SUNDAY: LGBTQ Nightlife Events, Women Day Takeover of the Winter Hill Brewing Company in Somerville from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
SUNDAY: Patio Tea Dance @dbar from 4PM – 8PM every Sunday til Labor Day.
Drag brunches in Boston
Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.
ABBA Drag Diva Brunch
Saturday, 7/10 @11:00AM – 1:30PM at House of Blues
Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston
Saturday 7/10 & Sunday 7/11 shows @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s
Weekly Brunch & Drag in the North End
Sunday, 7/11 @9:30AM / show starts @11:00AM
Monthly Drag Brunch @Bambara
Sunday, 7/11 @11:00AM & @1:30PM at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel
And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.
Provincetown gay bars & entertainment
For more information about live entertainment in Provincetown this week (and all month) click here. Click the links below for more information about each bar.
A House – One of Provincetown’s most popular dance clubs.
Aqua Bar – Located at the Aquarium Marketplace, with views of the harbor.
Backstreet Club – Previously Club Purgatory will NOT reopen this summer.
Buoy Bar – Located on Commercial Street at The Boatslip. It is fabulous for people watching (esp after Tea).
The Club – Lea Delaria’s supper club includes live entertainment in the lounge.
Dive Bar – Weekend piano bar at The Crown & Anchor.
Harbor Lounge – Waterfront cocktail lounge in the East End.
Little Bar – Provincetown’s oldest bar.
Macho Bar – Provincetown’s longest running leather and denim bar.
Monkey Bar – Will NOT reopen this summer.
Paramount – Located at the Crown & Anchor. This is Ptown’s largest dance club.
Porchside Lounge – Located at The Gifford House.
Provincetown Brewery – Popular brew pub on Bradford Street.
Shipwreck Lounge – Located at the Brass Key Guest House.
Tin Pan Alley – This restaurant has a lively piano bar that has a friendly crowd.
The Vault – Located at the Crown & Anchor. This is a leather / fetish bar.
Velvet Lounge – Dance club with DJ Mark Louque spinning each Friday.
The Wave Bar – Located at the Crown & Anchor. This is a fun video bar.
Missing a favorite bar / club in Provincetown? Share it in the comments section. If the status of these bars / clubs change, it will be noted.