What to do this weekend

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Below is a list of LGBTQ+ friendly events and parties happening this weekend. Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a listing of drag brunches (some may now be sold out). Have an event you want included? Email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: Trivia Night w/ Daddy Dave @8PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM followed by Casual Fridays w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SATURDAY: Tremors w/ DJ Scott Helms @10PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke Night @8PM

THURSDAY: Taco Thursdays w/ Pride Sports Boston @5PM
FRIDAY: Celebrity Drag Race w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM followed by Twisted Gleam @10PM
SATURDAE: So Hot Saturdaes w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SUNDAY: Mizery Loves Company Drag Brunch (get tix before she sells out again) @12PM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: Red Sox play Blue Jays @7PM
FRIDAY: Red Sox play Rays @7PM
SATURDAY: Red Sox play Rays @4PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @11AM | Red Sox play Rays @1:30PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Discoteca “Bad Bunny” after party w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM & Lady Gaga after party w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday brunch @11AM & Tea Dance w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone @6PM

FRIDAY: Karaoke w/ DJ Bobby Knight @10PM
SATURDAY: Slay Saturday w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SUNDAY: Brunch @11AM & 80s themed Tea at d w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques Cabaret – Call 617-426-8902 to reserve seats to shows
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! hosted by Amanda Playwith & Crystal Crawford @8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage hosted by Destiny
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage Hosted by DeeDee de Ray
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic night w/ Mitzzy @7PM

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ host Violencia & DJ Coleslaw @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Friday w/ DJ Frenchy @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Nick Stracener @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess Sundays at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room
THURSDAY: Red Sox play Blue Jays @7PM
FRIDAY: Red Sox play Rays @7PM
SATURDAY: Red Sox play Rays @4PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @12PM | Red Sox play Rays @1:30PM

LGBTQ+ Programming / Events

THURSDAY: Book Bi Book – A Bisexual Book Club at the West End Annex of BPL @6:30PM

THURSDAY: Linda’s Lip Sync Smackdown at Club Cafe @8PM

THURSDAY: Queeraoke is at Midway Cafe @10PM

Chicago Gay Hockey League

FRIDAY: Boston Pride Hockey Summer Party All are welcome in Waltham @6:30PM

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FRIDAY: Out Loud – A Very Queer Open Mic at The Armory @8PM

FRIDAY: Queer Theater Project at The Armory @8PM

FRIDAY: Pity Party: Throwback EMO music at Union Tavern @9PM

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SATURDAY: Kiki Beach join your fellow gays for a kiki at M Street Beach – look for the men in speedos near the life guard chair (link above shows in a map where the kiki is at).

SATURDAY: Boom Saturday Latin Night returns to the Volcano room @9PM

SATURDAY: DJ Nick Stracener Returns to Legacy @10PM

SUNDAY: Gagged Queer Leather & Drag Night at Shore Leave @6PM


BGBR Summer Tea Dance

Bears Brews & Boys
4PM @Dorchester Brewing Co.

80s Edition Tea at d w/ DJ Joe Bermudez
4PM @dbar

Tea Dance w/ DJ Aga
6PM @Club Cafe



Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

Disney Villains Drag Brunch
Saturday @11AM
Summer Shack

Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston
Saturday & Sunday shows @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s

Mizery Loves Company
Sunday @12PM

DRAGtacular Brunch w Diva ICONS!
Saturday @12PM
Laugh Boston

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday @2PM
Carrie Nation Cocktail Club

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.


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