July 2019 Events

Taste of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon · Jul 16-21, 2019
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Saskatoon's festival of fabulous food features over 30 of Saskatoon's finest restaurants serving their house favorite dishes in beautiful Kiwanis Park. ‘A Taste of Saskatchewan' also features over 55 of Saskatchewan's premier bands and performers during the 6 day festival. The free entertainment features everything from Country, Rock, Celtic, Blues, Reggae, Salsa, Jazz, Pop, and more, giving everyone a Taste of Saskatchewan's musical talents.
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NessCreek Music Festival
Saskatoon · Jul 18-21, 2019
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Camp out at this magical summer music festival! Ness Creek Music Festival offers incredible live music from Saskatchewan, across Canada and around the world. Join over 4,000 people and be part of a tent-city community and enjoy indie, roots & folk music from across the globe and close to home, along with over 100 environmental, artistic and cultural activities woven through our many festival venues.
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Bushwig Berlin
Berlin · Jul 28
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New York City's biggest drag festival returns to Berlin and to a new venue Festsaal Kreuzberg. A day of non-stop drag performances, live music and Dj’s. The fun happens on July, 28, don't miss this award winning queer music and performance festival!
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Calgary Folk Music Festival
Calgary · Jul 25-28, 2019
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The 40th Annual Calgary Folk Music Festival in on for July 25 – 28, 2019. The festival is held at Calgary's bucolic Prince’s Island Park and is a four-day family-friendly cultural and musical extravaganza.
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Fire Island Pines Party
Fire Island · Jul 26-28, 2019
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The Pines Party is one of the highlights of the American Gay Circuit Calendar and takes place this year from July 26th-July 28th at the legendary Fire Island Pines. It's three days of raging fun and best of all, the event raises money for the Stonewall Community Foundation. Featured events of the weekend are the beach party, sunset cocktail party, the pool party, and for the very adventurous, the morning party that starts at 6am.
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Dore Alley weekend
San Francisco · Jul 25-28, 2019
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This is no indie hipster weekend with hand-knit scarves and folk music… Dore Alley Weekend is for real players, where leather daddies and fetish rule the streets of SoMa. It's much more specific and less commercial than the Folsom Street fair.

The Up Your Alley Fair, most commonly referred to by locals as Dore Alley Fair, is a leather and fetish event held on the last Sunday of July on Folsom Street between 9th and 10th Streets and on Dore Street from Howard Street. The streets are lined with vendor booths, a sound stage, and lots of men! This year the fair is Sunday, July 28, 2019 11:00am to 6:00pm.
The fair is the main event but there are plenty of other "Dore Alley Weekend" events happening all weekend long.
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Provincetown Family Week
Provincetown · Jul 27-Aug 3, 2019
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For more than 20 years, Family Week has supported and inspired, fostered community and friendships, and addressed the unique joys and challenges that arise for LGBTQ families through a week of programs, events, and celebrations.

From sunrise to sunset, Family Week Provincetown offers activities and events for your entire family. Each day will be filled with activities for individual age groups, including many signature Family Week events and activities that are designed for everyone. You can also relax on the beach with lots of other LGBTQ families.

Many events will take place at Provincetown Inn and surrounding event spaces.
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August 2019 Events

This is the most popular gay/lesbian street fair in Munich. It's an annual gay outdoor party at the Hans-Sachs-Straße with different DJ's and performances. Find around 15.000 visitors per year at this grand event! You will find a large stage with Djs and performances as well as beer and food tents, and a street market.
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Fringe Festival
Saskatoon · Aug 1-10, 2019
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There’s only one place to be this August 1st to 10th—from the hottest shows to the coolest street performances, the 2019 Nutrien Fringe Theatre Festival delivers summer fun for the whole family! So much to do during this 10 day community festival in the heart of the Broadway District of Saskatoon. After the plays there is usually quite a bit going on in the streets.
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Fringe Festival
Saskatoon · Aug 1-10, 2019
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Celebrate the arts at a 10 day community festival in the heart of the Broadway District of Saskatoon. 6 Venues. 10 Days. 33 Plays. 231 Performances. There’s only one place to be this August 1st to 10th—from the hottest shows to the coolest street performances, the 2019 Nutrien Fringe Theatre Festival delivers summer fun for the whole family!
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Northalsted Market Days
Chicago · Aug 10-11, 2019
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Market Days is the largest street festival in the Midwest that spans 6 blocks of North Halsted in Chicago’s Boystown/Lakeview neighborhood. It's two days filled with live music, unique vendors, arts, crafts, food, drinks, DJ’s and dancing! Admission is a suggested $10 donation and goes from 11am-10pm on August 10th and 11th.
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Penticton Peach Festival
Penticton · Aug 7-11, 2019
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An annual South Okanagan Valley tradition. This five-day festival is kicked of with a parade, and filled with music, live performances, carnival rides, and sandcastle competition. The festival is held in Okanagan Lake Park.
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Saskatoon Exhibition
Saskatoon · Aug 6-11, 2019
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Whirling rides, entertainers at the grand stand, carnival food, and fireworks EVERY night of the week–it’s all part of the recipe for a perfect week at the Saskatoon Exhibition! The Ex is ready to entertain all the carnival-loving Saskatoon families! Open from 12 pm-12am daily. 2019 line up and info coming soon!
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FolkFest
Saskatoon · Aug 15-17, 2019
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Founded in 1980, FolkFest promotes and preserves the diversity of Saskatoon's vast cultural communities through an annual celebration every August! Come and enjoy some fun for the whole family on August 15-17, 2019! More info coming soon!
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Circuit Festival- Barcelona
Barcelona · Aug 8-18, 2019
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Bringing you 11 amazing days full of what you like best: 1 amazing city, 16 mind-blowing parties, 40 world class DJs and thousands of people from all over the world. It's one of the biggest International gay event all year.
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Tropical Heat Key West
Key West · Aug 14-18, 2019
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TROPICAL HEAT is Key West’s HOTTEST event for men! The temperature is not the only thing that will rise during Tropical Heat. The all-male theme parties, pool parties, and adult-oriented entertainment promises to be HOT! August on the Island is always HOT, but during Tropical Heat it promises to be STEAMY! Four days of hot guys and fun, the best way to experience Key West.

Tropical Heat 2019 August 14th – 18th!
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July 2019 Events

Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan
Saskatoon · Jul 3-Aug 18, 2019
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Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan is an annual summer Shakespeare theatre festival founded in 1985, which takes place in Saskatoon! The festival's activities include: medieval feasts, workshops, tours, art displays, special matinees, and a free community stage.
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August 2019 Events

Provincetown Carnival Week
Provincetown · Aug 15-25, 2019
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The week long celebration consists of dance parties, social events, and special performances, as well as Carnival Week favorites, such as the Sunset Cruise, Pool Party, and the Drag Brunch. The 2019 Parade will be Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 3 – 5pm. The Carnival parade is the highlight of the week, and it’s estimated that approximately 90,000 come to the parade, floats and groups. The fun then continues into the night with several dance parties.
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From drag shows on rooftops to puppetry in armories, Edmonton's annual International Fringe Theatre Festival is a captivating 10-day festival of performance, art and theatre that takes over Old Strathcona. Fringe is an inclusive hub that's all about celebrating every colour of the creative rainbow and also happens to be the second largest festival of it's kind in the whole wide world. Plus, who can resist great outdoor beer gardens, multiple blocks of outdoor vendors and off-the-wall street performers?
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BEARS ON ICE 2019
Reykjavik · Aug 29-Sep 1, 2019
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BEARS ON ICE 2019 will take place in Reykjavik, Iceland August 29th - September 1st AND it's BEARS ON ICE 15th annual event. This four day men only event for bears and their gay, bi and trans friends from all around the world and is a great opportunity to see a little bit of Iceland and Iceland's small and friendly bear scene.
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Southern Decadence
New Orleans · Aug 29-Sep 2, 2019
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What started out 48 years ago as a simple going away party has now blossomed into one of New Orleans gayest annual party weekends. Some even call it "Gay Mardi Gras"
Most street party activities take place in the immediate area of the French Quarter, and the dance parties are in the clubs. Since the gay bars never close, there is something happening around the clock.
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Splash Days
Austin · Aug 30-Sep 2, 2019
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Splash Days is a Labor day weekend party raising funds from the LGBT community in Texas and the fun kicks off on August 30th with the welcome party. The biggest event of the weekend is the Splash Party. Don't miss out on Texas's wildest party with a weekend full of DJ's, parties, drink specials and, you guessed it, getting wet!
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September 2019 Events

Come to Play-Kansas City
Kansas City · Sep 1-8, 2019
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Kansas City will be the host city for the 2019 NGAAA Gay Softball World Series! Currently, 900+ teams with 5,000+ participants and fans from 48 city leagues across the United States and Canada participate in NAGAAA Gay Softball World Series. This year, they Gay World Series happens from Sept. 1- Sept. 8th. During the week tea dances, a tailgate party and drag brunch are on the list of special events happening around Kansas City during this spectacular week.
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Bushwig NYC
New York · Sep 7-8, 2019
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Bring cash for the vendor booths
Bushwig is Brooklyn and NYC's annual festival of Drag, queer performances & music. Along with the main stage and outdoor stage there are handpicked vendors from across the states selling fashion, vintage, trinkets, art, lighters, t-shirts, art, nails, wigs, shoes… everything!
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Pentastic Jazz Festival
Penticton · Sep 6-8, 2019
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The Pentastic Jazz Festival is held the weekend following labor day weekend in Penticton, BC, Canada.
2019 is the 23nd annual festival featuring world class bands. With 5 venues, 4 dance floors and a dozen bands, there's plenty to keep you entertained. Come join this Jazz fun!

2019 Lineup:
Dave Bennett & The Memphis Speed Kings
Tom Rigney & Flambeau
Tom Hook and the Terrier Brothers
Bob Draga with Friends
Cornet Chop Suey
Gator Nation
Cocuzzi Coots Courtet
Dave Bennett Quartet
Black Swan Classic Jazz Band
with Marilyn Keller
Guest Artist: Lance Buller
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Europe's biggest bear week takes place on the first week of September! Join 5000+ bears, chasers and admiers for 11 days of beach fun, nightly parties and more!
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OUT on Magic Mountain
Los Angeles · Sep 13
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Six Flags Magic Mountain’s annual “Out on the Mountain” Gay Night is on Friday, September 13, 2019. The entire park goes gay for the night, which provides an safe and inclusive environment of fun for the LGBTQ community, with rides, dance parties, and performers.
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Nuit Blanche Saskatoon
Saskatoon · Sep 28
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This night-time arts festival showcases and celebrates art and culture in the beautiful town of Saskatoon. It's a free event and open to all ages. The night is filled with projections, sculptural installations, performance, music, theatre, and contemporary art that go late into the evening.
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Folsom Street Fair
San Francisco · Sep 29
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Located on historic Folsom Street, leather and fetish players from all over the world get together for the largest annual leather event in the U.S. Leather and fetish attire is a must but you may also be naked... so avail yourself of the coat and clothes check areas as well!
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Aqua Girl
Miami · Sep 26-30, 2019
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Aqua Girl is the iconic five-day celebration and the largest gay women’s charity event in the country. Each year thousands of women from all over the world travel to South Beach to celebrate their lives—laughing, swimming, sharing, dancing and playing together. The weekend is full of dance parties, pool parties, and lots and lots of women!
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October 2019 Events

Gay Days Anaheim
Long Beach · Oct 4-6, 2019
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Join all the gays and overtake Disneyland! Gay Days Anaheim is a "mix in," meaning gay people and straight people mingle together; the park is open to the general public. Wear red shirts to identify one another and show our numbers.
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September 2019 Events

Oktoberfest-Munich
Munich · Sep 21-Oct 6, 2019
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This year, Oktoberfest runs from September 21-October 6 and is the world’s biggest beer drinking festival. Gay Oktoberfest is known in Germany as Rosa Wiesn. The first main event takes place on the first Sunday of Oktoberfest, on September 22nd, know as Gay Sunday in the Bräurosl, with tens of thousands of gay guys celebrating with loads of German beer. This is the most popular event but not the only gay party that takes place during Oktoberfest, the Bräurosl beer tent is just one of 14 tents on the Theresienwiese fairground. Plan to arrive early, with the amount of people in attendance, tents fill up quickly. Oh, and don't forget your lederhosen!
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October 2019 Events

Castro Street Fair
San Francisco · Oct 6
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The Castro Street Fair is located in the heart of San Francisco’s Castro District, at the intersection of Market & Castro Streets and the surrounding area. The fair is a community street celebration that was founded by Harvey Milk in 1974.

Hundreds of local artists, vendors, craftspeople, and organizations line the streets and celebrate the diversity of the neighborhood. Stages with live entertainment and dance stages can be found throughout the fairgrounds.
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Mates Leather Weekend
Provincetown · Oct 3-7, 2019
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2019 marks the 23rd annual Mates Leather Weekend in Provincetown, MA. The weekend is a kick-back, have a good time, meet some hot new friends weekend for those who want to hang out, socialize, relax or party with other like-minded people in Leather, Rubber and Uniforms. The event raises money for the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod. A few highlighted events for the weekend include the Leather Market during the day where you can find fetish and leather clothing and the First Mate Contest which sees the hottest guys battle it out to become the First Mate of the Year.
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Maspolomas Fetish Week
Gran Canaria · Oct 4-13, 2019
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Maspalomas Fetish Week is one of Europe’s biggest get-togethers for guys who think of leather, uniforms, rubber, sports clothes and other kinky stuff as an act of liberation rather than a costume.
Tons of events going on all week: Pool parties, fashion shows, Rubber Social, beach parties and so much more!! For a full list of events check out their website.
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Qfest- LGBTQ Film Festival
San Antonio · Oct 11-13, 2019
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San Antonio QFest-LGBT International Film Festival celebrates its 6th year with a San Antonio 300 Celebration event. San Antonio QFest-LGBT International Film festival celebrates diversity in film. Features LGBT-related films from all over the world. Showing student films, films focused on women's issues, films of all genres, and is open to filmmakers presenting films that are LGBT-themed or of interest to the LGBT community. Films run from October 11-13, 2019 at City Base West.
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Black and Blue Festival
Montreal · Oct 10-14, 2019
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Black & Blue Festival: A one-week long event taking place during the second week and week-end of October (during the Canadian Thanksgiving and American Columbus Day week-end).

The BBCM (Bad Boy Club Montréal) Foundation is a volunteer non-profit organization that produces world-class events, such as the prestigious Black & Blue Festival, to provide financial support to groups providing direct aid to people living with HIV/AIDS and to the gay and lesbian community action in Canada.
Events include the main Black and Blue Ball, a Leather Party and a host of cocktail receptions, after party events and cultural activities.
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Pentciton Oktoberfest
Penticton · Oct 19
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Make plans to join in on the celebration at the 10th annual Penticton Oktoberfest Saturday, October 19th, 2019! Lederhosen or not, it's guaranteed you will enjoy a fabulous night of mouth-watering food, wonderful entertainment and great beverages! Not only is Penticton Oktoberfest a party not to be missed, proceeds from each years event go to support worthwhile local charities.
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Hustlaball
Berlin · Oct 18-20, 2019
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The worlds most famous and biggest gay porn and clubbing event is coming on October 18 -October 20, 2019! The HustlaBall is a World of Hustlers, Hookers, Pimps, streetwalkers, Flesh-Peddlers, Porn Stars and other scandalous sorts and will be happen at the legendary KITKAT-CLUB Berlin again this year.
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Halloweenie 2019!
Los Angeles · Oct 25
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Freddy & Jason’s Halloweenie returns! Join all your favorite ghouls n’ goblins in a tribute to American Horrors in downtown Los Angeles for a night of dancing, drinking and photo ops. Halloweenie returns to the historic Belasco Theater on Friday, October 25, 2019.

Halloweenie, sponsored by Kevin Huvane, is the hottest Halloween fundraiser. The “Party with a Purpose” benefits GMCLA’s youth outreach programs.

Venue: Belasco Theater (1020 Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015)
8pm-3am
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The largest Halloween street party in the world happens in West Hollywood. Each year, more than 500,000 people take to the streets of Santa Monica Boulevard to enjoy the craziest, most eccentric costume creations ever at the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval. Visitors can expect fantastic live entertainment and food vendors. Admission is free and the event starts at 6 PM and runs until 11 PM.

You can also expect live entertainment on multiple dedicated stages, food vendors and access to the many bars, lounges, clubs and restaurants along the Halloween Carnaval route.
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Mix Copenhagen
Copenhagen · Oct 25-Nov 3, 2019
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MIX Copenhagen started in 1986 and is now Denmark's oldest recurring and ever-active film festival, as well as one of the world's oldest LGBTQ film festivals.

This year the festival takes place from October 25th to November 3rd where there will be a number of screenings in both Cinemateket and Empire Bio.
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November 2019 Events

Maspalomas Winter Pride
Gran Canaria · Nov 4-10, 2019
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Celebrate Pride at Europe´s favorite gay destination Maspalomas in Gran Canaria! This 6th Anniversary Edition will be historical with free live shows and international top performers. Enjoy premium pool parties, boat excursions and of course, the Pride Walk which is on Sunday, Nov. 10th.
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They're back for the 5th year and the fierce is here to stay!
2019 Austin International Drag Festival Headliners:
Art Simone (Melbourne, Australia), Ursula Major (Dragula Season One), Rowdy Rory (Austin, Texas), Merrie Cherry (Brooklyn, New York), Freddy Prinze Charming (Phoenix, Arizona), Mary Jane Styles (Austin, Texas), Lucy Stoole (Chicago, Illinois), Genie (Drag Race Thailand Season 2), Alexander The Great (Austin, Texas)
… and many more yet to be announced!
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Once again Austin becomes the center of the Drag Universe as hundreds of Drag Artist from all over the world head to the delightful Austin. During the daytime, visit the Drag Village and during the evenings catch the Drag Shuttle to the Red River Cultural District in downtown Austin to witness even more of the best Drag artists from around the world in multiple venues just feet from each other! Enjoy 400 performances throughout the whole weekend.
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February 2020 Events

Sydney Mardi Gras 2020 Parade
Sydney · Feb 29, 2020
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Join Sydney for the biggest night of the year. Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras' 42nd annual parade will be a sparkling festival of love, involving thousands of LGBTQI people and their champions from all across the globe. Unite in creative self-expression for a life-affirming celebration of diversity and equality. After the spectacular Parade, everyone will dance the night away at the biggest LGBTQI party in the southern hemisphere.
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