20 Queer and Lez NYC Parties To Turn Up At This Week

Are you still riding the holiday wave and wanting to party? Same AF.

Are you still riding the holiday wave and wanting to party every single day of the week? Same AF. Lucky for you, babes, it’s my job (nightlife editor!!) to scope out the sexiest, chicest, wildest, most inclusive, and iconic parties going on in our beautiful sprawling gay metropolis.  I present to you: your party guide for the week.

Thursday, January 11

THE HANGOVER SHOW @ BIZARRE BUSHWICK
10 PM- 1 AM, free, 12 Jefferson St Brooklyn. Come check out The World’s First All Cis, Non-Binary and Trans Identified Drag Collective! LadyQueen presents The Hangover Show hosted by Crimson Kitty featuring Krymson Scholar and Cream Victoria, Florence D’Lee, Sina Undetermined, Erma Fieend/Sweaty Eddie and birthday girl Viva Vidalia.

HOMOTOWN @ HENRIETTA HUDSON
4 PM – late, free, 438 Hudson Street, New York. Homotown is a Thursday night weekly party in the West Village for queers who want to throw it back in style, groove to awesome music together, and get down. This means soul, Motown, good hip-hop, throwbacks and an evolving set list by DJ Tikka Masala. Bargirls Dot and Booker keep the drinks rolling with Happy Hour all the way ‘til midnight! Young, fresh crowd and super cool vibe & genderbending crowd!

THROWBACK THURSDAYS @ BUM BUM BAR
5 PM – late, free, 63-14 Roosevelt Avenue, Astoria. Do your Thursday night up right and throw a few back at Bum Bum Bar! Happy Hour from 5pm to 8pm with $18 beer buckets all night long. Always lots of new faces in the crowd, so grab your crew and join the party.

BROOKLYN IDOL @ GINGER’S
5 PM – late, free, 363 5th Avenue, Brooklyn. Half-price on all domestic beers and select liquors, 5pm to 8pm, daily. Hostess Anna presides over the karaoke stage. Fuzzy navel specials for $4 and Ginger’s draft for $5.

THURSDAYS @ CUBBYHOLE
7 PM – late, free, 281 West 12th Street, New York. Come party with $4 well drinks and $3 Modelo and PBR beers from 7pm to 1am, plus Happy Hour until 7pm with half-priced well drinks, wine and all beer. Why not spend your thirsty Thursday at the lesbian bar where everyone knows your name? Who knows, you might even meet ~someone special.~

Friday January 12

GLOWBALL @ LOT 45
10 PM- 4 AM, free before midnight, 411 Troutman St, Brooklyn. Fire Island’s infamous Glowball party is coming to Brooklyn! Lot 45 is flipping on the black lights, dropping some dirty beats and glowing inside and out all night. Vito Fun will be rocking the house and keeping your neon booty shorts shaking ’til morning. Come out for a night of UV body painting, glow necklaces, photo booths, and Glo Glo dancers. Neon looks encouraged!

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SINGLES NIGHT @ GINGER’S
5 PM – late, free, 363 5th Avenue, Brooklyn. Come celebrate Friday with happy hour from 5-8, half-price on all domestic beers and select liquors. Let loose to the sounds of guest DJs while enjoying pink pussycat cocktails or Ginger’s draft for $5. Come meet sexy queer babes at Brooklyn’s finest G-spot!

FRIDAYS @ CUBBYHOLE
4 PM – late, free, 281 West 12th Street, New York. Cubbyhole is the place to start out your favorite day of the week with Happy Hour until 7pm, featuring half-priced well drinks, wine and all beer. Come start your weekend celebrations at Cubbyhole– Affectionately known to us GO staff as the “Cheers for Queers!”

LESBO-A-GO-GO @ STONEWALL
10 PM – late, free, 53 Christopher Street, New York. Come turn up the heat at the longest running Friday weekly LGBT dance party! High energy go-go girls rock the stage while rotating DJs get the packed dance floor moving. Fun, friendly and hot bartenders sling cheap drinks so you can make your own herstory where Pride began!

Saturday January 13

HOT RABBIT BAD HABIT @ LOT 45
10 PM- 4 AM, $10, 411 Troutman St, Brooklyn. Join the iconic, sexy, and fab LGBTQ dance party at Lot 45. Beats brought to you by DJ Mary Mac + DJ Mikey Pop, performance by drag goddess Jizzabella, photos by photomistress Grace Chu, and sexy go-go magic by The House of Olympus. $8 Beer + Shot combo til 12 AM!

LESBIAN SPEED DATING @ LAS TAPAS
4 PM- 8 PM, $20-25, 808 W 187th St, New York. How would you like to go on 30+ micro dates in one night? Oh, the possibilities! Hosted by Melissa Mendez, come meet some of NYC & NJ’s most amazing lesbian women for conversations and networking, and possible romance. Attendance includes free admission to an an After-Party at the legendary Henrietta Hudson.

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KUNST @ ELSEWHERE
11 PM- 4 AM, $10-20, 599 Johnson Ave Brooklyn. Susanne Bartsch and Gage Of The Boone present KUNST: a celebration of the diverse artistry of night life as an immersive visual experience. Come out, toss back some drinks, shake it to by DJ Amber Valentine, soak up live shows by queer babe duo Sateen, and more!

SATURDAYS @ METROPOLITAN
10 PM – late, free, 559 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn. Frankie Sharp (Westgay) invades Brooklyn with an evening of debauchery and overall madness. Featuring hot gogo boys, guest DJs and a guest host.

SATURDAYS @ CUBBYHOLE
4 PM – late, free, 281 West 12th Street, New York.
You know the deal– the friendliest neighborhood lesbian bar that we know and love is serving up half-priced well drinks, wine and all beer till 7 PM. One of our favorite bartends Lil Deb behind the bar serving you up drinks all night!

SNATCH SATURDAYS @ HENRIETTA HUDSON
4 PM – 4 AM, free until 10 PM, 438 Hudson Street, New York. Come mingle with sexy queer gals @ Hens! Happy Hour 4pm to 7pm, free shots for the first 100 guests after 9pm. Resident DJ Culi runs deep with her signature sound, fusing clubby pop, dance and house. Hot go-gos with show stopping performances to keep you hot all night!

SATURDAY EVENING SOCIALS @ GINGER’S
9 PM – late, free, 363 5th Avenue, Brooklyn. Come hang in Brooklyn for a Saturday night full of booze, music, dancing and lesbians! $5 PBR and shot. If you haven’t been to Ginger’s on a Saturday night in a while—then give it a shot!

Sunday January 14

BAD BEHAVIOR @ HOUSE OF YES
9 PM- 3 AM, free, 2 Wyckoff Ave Brooklyn. Calling all queers, queens, dykes, daddies, kittens, soft butches, hard femmes, goddesses, and all wonderful humans to the dance floor! Bad Behavior, Brooklyn’s chicest party, is back at House of Yes. DJ’s Amber Valentine and Sammy Jo will be raining down tunes all night to make you move and sweat.

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WRECKROOM @ HENRIETTA HUDSON
10 PM – late, free, 438 Hudson Street, New York. Come hang with hot queer gals, play pool, and dance to the laid-back vibes of DJ Tikka Masala. A mix of pop, hip-hop, reggae and more on the virtual jukebox. Come hang at Wreckroom with the cool kids!

SUNDAYS @ CUBBYHOLE
2 PM – 4 AM, free, 281 West 12th Street, New York. Wind down your weekend — or keep turning up if you have off Monday — with $4 Bloody Marys and mimosas until 7pm, $3 Bud Light, Cubbyhole Lager, Yuengling and PBR until 1am, and $2 well shots from 9pm to 1am.

SUNDAY FUNDAY @ BUM BUM BAR
5 PM- 1 AM, free, 63-14 Roosevelt Avenue, Astoria. Sunday is fun day, with the best karaoke and bingo in Queens! Happy Hour from 5pm to 8pm, with $25 beer buckets. Make sure to bring your friends, grab some beers, and sing your queer heart out!

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