13 Queer Parties Happening This Week In NYC 12/9 – 12/15

Merry Litmas!

The staff of GO is thrilled to reactivate our live events calendar and weekly party roundups as we continue to serve our community by presenting the best in arts, entertainment, and nightlife event listings for our readers. However, especially given the Omicron variant, we adamantly recommend that all who consider venturing out to any public event continue to intelligently and carefully assess any risks involved in attending such events. GO recommends regularly checking CDC guidelines and updates regarding Covid-19 and strongly encourages our readers to vet any venue or event’s Covid-19 protocols before attending. There is nothing we care more about than the safety and health of our beautiful community members and the safety and health of their friends and loved ones. Please join us by continuing to do your part in stopping the spread of this  virus.

With love, GO. 

THURSDAY DEC 9

Stonewall Inn “Eight Ball Lounge” Party, Powered by LezVolley

5pm, free, The Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher Street, thestonewallinnnyc.com.

LezVolley is partnering with presenting sponsor The Stonewall Inn for a new Happy Hour party hosted by LezVolley co-founder, Danielle Presents – so you all have something fun to do every Thursday. The Eight Ball Lounge will feature a first-come-first-serve informal pool tournament between 5pm and 9pm. Winners will get free drinks and prizes, all powered by LezVolley.

We Are Fluide Presents: Homo For The Holidays!

7pm, free, C’mon Everybody, 325 Franklin Avenue, dice.fm.

Come celebrate the holidays and chosen family with We Are Fluide as we raise funds for the Ali Forney Center on December 9! Dance to the tunes of Zenobia, featuring performances by Dev Doee, Cherry Jaymes, Mo’Riah, Angel Au, and Mx. Fink. No cover and free goodies.

FRIDAY DEC 10

Stonewall Inn’s Friday Night Dance Party

10pm, free, The Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher Street, thestonewallinnnyc.com.

Start celebrating your holidays at The Stonewall Inn! Join your local queers at this weekly Friday Night Dance Party. As the temperatures drop, two floors and two alternating DJs provide all the heat you need to keep warm.

AFROMUZIKA with DJ mOma

10pm, $25-$30, House of Yes!, 2 Wyckoff Avenue, eventbrite.com.

House of Yes presents AFROMUZIKA with DJ mOma playing all night long. Dance to the beat of the AfroMuzika heat! Elevate your energy with the sounds of Afro-House, global grooves and soulful vibes all night long. Live your best dance life at our special residency with DJ mOma! Proof of vaccination required for entry.


SATURDAY DEC 11

Stonewall Inn’s Saturday Night Dance Party

10pm, free, The Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher Street, thestonewallinnnyc.com.

Start celebrating your holidays at The Stonewall Inn! Join your local queers at this weekly Saturday Night Dance Party. As the temperatures drop, two floors and two alternating DJs provide all the heat you need to keep warm.

Rachel Rabbit White’s Limit Experience: A Bataillean Birthday Rave

10:30pm, $10, 99 Scott Studio, 99 Scott Ave, eventbrite.com.

Poet and author Rachel Rabbit White’s Bataillean Birthday Rave is coming to NYC this Saturday. The theme of White’s limit experience? Dreams, orgasm, death. Attire? Bacchanalian glamour at the end of the world. Act accordingly.

SUNDAY DEC 12

SPICE NYC’s Holiday Brunch Party

2pm, $20, Six26, 128 Christopher Columbus Drive, eventbrite.com.

SPICE NYC is back after a two-year hiatus with their Holiday Brunch Party at Jersey City’s premier LGBTQ+ club, Six26! Enjoy three levels of holiday cheer with a full brunch menu, rotating DJs spinning all genres, Honey Burlesque performances, a comedy show by celebrity comedian Jessica Kirson and more! Must be fully vaccinated to attend.

ULTRAMAROON.

5pm, $15, Blue Midtown, 220 West 44th Street, eventbrite.com.

Queer house music Sundays are back this Sunday with an epic round robin from DJs Dawson, SDOT, Scott Martin, and Someone From Berlin. The boys will be going solo in rotation and then playing back to back, so show up early for what’s bound to be a super sexy musical moment. Doors open at 5pm with Happy Hour until 6pm.

Queer Ass Karaoke + Dance Party

6pm, $20, Brooklyn Music Kitchen, 177 Vanderbilt Avenue, eventbrite.com.

Raw Honey and Funky Reggae are bringing you a queer ass karaoke and dance party this Sunday. Solo and group performers are welcomed – warm up those vocal chords and come sing your queer heart out. Too shy? Grab a $8 drink special and head over to the dance floor.

Motion Creative x Hot Rabbit present: Out Of Mind LGBTQ+ Music Showcase @ Mercury Lounge

8pm, $10, Mercury Lounge, 217 East Houston Street, ticketmaster.com.

Join Motion Creative and Hot Rabbit in support of programming that encourages community-building and educational opportunities between creatives and the entertainment industry, with a focus on underserved communities. This is a don’t-miss LGBTQ+ music showcase, featuring Bentley Robles, Gregory Dillon, Jackie Lipson, and more. Must be vaccinated to attend.

Sunday Night Fever

9pm, free, House of Yes!, 2 Wyckoff Avenue, eventbrite.com.

Refresh from your weekend and let music be your medicine. Heal your head, your heart, your whole self. This night is designed to revitalize your vitals with a selection of sounds from all spectrums of Funk, Soul, House and Disco. Get high on your own supply, bless your body and groove your Sunday Scaries away.

WEDNESDAY DEC 15

Queer Ole Christmas Opry

9:30pm, $15 adv, $20 door, Caveat, 21A Clinton Street, eventbrite.com

It’s time for another Queer Ole Opry, but this time with a wintery, christmahannukwanzikuh festivus for the rest of us twist! Queer Ole Opry is a variety show that shines a light on the incredible talent of folks who fall under the umbrella of queerness. See burlesque and drag with a whole lotta camp, humor and heart! 

House of Yes Presents: EVERY BODY Party

10pm, free, House of Yes!, 2 Wycoff Avenue, eventbrite.com

House of Yes! welcomes all queer, trans, BIPOC folx and their allies to their Every Body Party – a free Wednesday dance party centering LGBTQ+ communities. Feel your body, flaunt your body. Serve your BODY. Free with RSVP.

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