With the holiday festivities underway, we’re all looking for ways to destress and get into the spirit. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite festive events going on this month to help make your Yuletide extra queer.
What: A BYOB holiday mingle for queer folks to come together, play, dance the night away, and enjoy free drinks and refreshments.
Where: Temptations NYC (but email [email protected] or fill out the form on their website for exact location)
When: December 17, 2022 9 PM
Tickets: Couples: $80, single men: $100, single women: free, $20 will be added to single women and men after 11 PM, so get there early! Reserve a spot here and pay at the door cash only
What: A gay disco party celebrating all things Hanukkah featuring drag performances and beats from Emil Cohen of Mother Disco.
Where: VERS- gay bar NYC
When: December 18, 2022 5 PM
What: A night of dancing to salsa, Latin House, Merengue, and more mixed by DJ Lena and DJ TRIPLE 9. There will also be free raffles!
Where: Katch Astoria in Queens
When: December 18, 2022 9 PM
Tickets : $16.59
What: Holiday bingo brunch hosted by drag performer Zenon TeaVee with chances to win free holiday cocktails and swag.
Where: Someday Bar NYC
When: December 18, 2022 1 PM
Tickets: Free with purchase or 2 drink minimum
What: A Christmas eve dance party featuring DJ Nandi spinning Israeli and American rave hits for “gay Jews, bagel-chasers, and everyone in town for this most wonderful time of the year!”
Where: The newly renovated 42 D’Or in Hell’s Kitchen
When: December 24, 2022 10 PM (coincides with the seventh night of Hanukkah!)
What: A pre-NYE LGBTQ+ game night to take the edge off of the holiday stress + BYOB!
Where: The LGBT Center at 208 W 13th St room 301
When: December 28, 2022 7 PM
Tickets: donation based or $15 at the door
What: Raw Honey’s New Year’s Eve open bar dance party for queer BIPOC folks looking to ring in the new year with great music and even better company.
Where: Putnam Pub & Cooker
When: December 31, 2022 11 PM