Below is a list of what is happening in Boston and Provincetown. Show your love by supporting our gay bars and businesses. If you have an event you want included, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boston Gay Bars
Cathedral Station Open but no programming scheduled.
Club Cafe – Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for entry starting 8/16
THURSDAY: RPDR All-Star viewing party at 8PM & DJ FrenchY at 10PM, show at 12:30AM
FRIDAY: Join DJ Stevie Psyclone w/ special guest YAVIN at 10PM
SATURDAY: Join DJ Begbick at 10PM
SUNDAY: Disco Tea w/ DJ Begbick at 5PM
FRIDAY: Karaoke Night – Give me back my mic w/ Ryan Grow at 8PM
SATURDAY: The category is… dance party w/ DJ Jay Ine at 10PM
SUNDAY: Come As You Are (no theme) tea dance w/ DJ Joe Bermudez at 4PM
Jacques Cabaret – Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for entry
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! at 8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage at 10PM
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage at 10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic
Call 617-426-8902 for show information and to reserve seats.
Legacy & Candi Bar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays: Denali Live w/ RA’JA O’Hara at Legacy at 10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Fridays w/ DJ Richie LaDueat Legacy at 10PM
SATURDAY: FURBALL w/ DJ J Warren at Legacy at 10PM
SUNDAY: White Party w/ DJ Abel at Royale at 10PM
Trophy Room has reopened! No programming scheduled at the moment.
LGBTQ+ nights & events
THURSDAY: Wicked Retro Night is back at DBco – enjoy Dorchester Brewing Co’s beers and your favorite retro video games.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY: Matt Yee Sing-a-long entertainer and comedian brings his outrageous sing-a-long to the Napoleon Room at Club Cafe from 7PM – 10PM. Reservations required – be sure to specify Napoleon Room upper as location when selecting available times for your reservation.
FRIDAY: Queer People of Color (QPOC) Night Out at 7PM – Register on Eventbrite.
FRIDAY: HEROES (18+ Night) returns to Sonia at 9PM in Central Square.
FRIDAY: Boudoir Group Therapy is at the Union Tavern in Union Square Somerville starting at 9PM
FRIDAY: Beach Ball Friday w/ DJ Michael Giller and host Lady German in 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: GAY BASH’D Returns DETIOX Live is at The Sinclair starting at 9:30PM Tix Required and this will sell out so get’em while they last.
SATURDAY: FURBALL returns to Boston w/ DJ J Warren at Legacy Boston at 10PM
SATURDAY: Latina Night: Noche de Estrallas comes to La Makina nightclub on Revere Beach.
SUNDAY: M Street Beach TakeOver continues each Sunday from 10AM – 5PM.
Drag brunches in Boston
Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.
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.