Ah, Easter. Spring sprung, eggs decorated, and children everywhere working pastels like a runway. Meanwhile, gay people are working these LGBT events as the year’s first official holi-gay weekend.
Friday, March 25
Stripper Circus with Arad Winwin (top photo) brings its hot men, performers and surprises, this week with the sexy Andrew Christian underwear model @ South Beach, 9 p.m. It’s all part of the Pacific Street Block Party every weekend.
Beyonce Night. Guest DJ Joey Guerra rocks a Queen Bee set. Hot sauce and swag ain’t all they got in their bag @ Meteor, 9 p.m.
Out Night: “Detroit 67.” LGBTs descend on the latest play @ Ensemble Theatre, 7 p.m.
Ladies Night with DJ Rommy B.Get with Houston’s lesbian crowd (and their guy friends) up in the Heights @ Pearl Bar, 10 p.m.
“End of the Rainbow.” The late-in-life Judy Garland play that you didn’t know you needed, but you so do, runs through April 10 @ Stages Repertory Theatre, 8 p.m.
Flex Friday.The hot guys and drag queens that you love in the show bar that loves you back @ F Bar, 8 p.m. Get there early forBelevedere Happy Hour, 5 p.m.
Pop Stars Fridays.All your favorite hits from the past 10 years @ Meteor, 9 p.m.
Ripcord Rewind.The bar reloads with favorites from the 70s, 80s, 90s and 00s @ Ripcord, 8 p.m.
Viernes Noche Latinaoffers up two-steppin’ and line-dancin’ in the legendary Esquire Ballroom @ Neon Boots, 9 p.m.
Fantasy Friday.Tanya Hyde leads the drag cast @ TC’s Showbar, 11 p.m.
Dance Your Booty Offand get moving on the floor @ Blur, 10 p.m.
Beats, beers and boysputs the party in your pocket and the gay in your Friday @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, all day.
Saturday, March 26
Latrice Royale (middle photo). Everybody’s favorite Ru queen is back in Houston for an Easter show you won’t forget during the dance party @ South Beach, 9 p.m.
Bayou City Brawl with Houston Hurricanes.The local gay flag football league plays a tournament with local and San Antonio teams @ Law Park, 6100 Vassar St., 10 a.m.
Boys of Leather. The Houston group takes over with its bar night. Gear up @ Ripcord, 9 p.m.
Ladies & Gents.The lesbians know what’s up for all the gay women and their male friends @ Pearl Bar, 10 p.m.
F Xperiencewith DJ Tad Dvorak. And drag. And go-go boys. Join the crowd @ F Bar, 9 p.m.
Country Dance.Before there was Gilley’s, there was the Esquire Ballroom. Now the legendary space is where your gay boots meet the beat @ Neon Boots, 9 p.m.
Shake Up Saturday.This party bar brings karaoke and more to the scene. You never know what you’re gonna get @ Crocker Bar, 9 p.m.
Sound Factory Saturday.One, two, you know what to do @ Guava Lamp, 9 p.m.
Party time. Excellent.Slip into something that will warm your gay heart @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, all day.
DJ beatsget you moving on the dance floor @ Blur, 10 p.m.
Drag divasnever really end when it’s cheap drinks and Showgurlz @ TC’s Showbar, 11 p.m.
Scruffy Saturday.Cruise on over with DJ beats and hot male dancers @ Mining Company, 9 p.m., and take a spin around theFruit loopwhile eyeing theboys @ JR’s, all day.Both part of thePacific Street Block Partyevery weekend.
Sunday, March 27
Bunnies on the Bayou 37(bottom photo) The signature gay charity event returns to rock your bunny-eared world @ Fish Plaza Wortham Center, 1 p.m. The wheels don’t stop turning until you hop on over to the Bunnies on the Bayou Afterparty @ F Bar, 6 p.m.
Rabbit Hole Dirty Disco. This trip takes you into Easter night with DJ JD Arnold and a distinctly man-on-man Eagle-y vibe @ Ministry, 6 p.m.
Foam Party. Special Sunday hours rock your Easter all the way into Monday @ South Beach, 9 p.m.
Church with DJ Tina answers your prayers with a Sunday Funday party. Heal your week's transgressions @ Ripcord, 3 p.m.
Kickback Sunday.Country beats and patio heat @ Neon Boots, 9 p.m.
Kofi and the girls.They’ve been making Sunday worth drinking about since time immemorial. Get in on this gayest of gay Houston traditions @ JR’s, 6 p.m.
Sunday Fun Day.Whether you go for the karaoke, the rowdy patrons or what some call the best Sunday Funday in town, get down @ Crocker Bar, 12:30 p.m.
Sunday Funday Crawfishparties until you absolutely have to go home and start your workweek. Crawfish and drink specials @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, 12 noon – 9 p.m.
Sunday Fun Day Drag Showwith Kofi and the girls and all of Houston’s ready-to-party gay boys @ JR’s. All day bar, evening drag.
All Star Sunday.Alexis Nicole Whitney corrals the queens and closes out your weekend with a showstopper that you have to see to believe @ TC’s Showbar, 11 p.m.
Hot Mess Sundaywith Deejay Pollo and Ricky Lee and Houston’s hottest Spanish-English video remix set @ Blur, 10:30 p.m.
Men At Workwith trash disco by DJ Danny G and drink specials @ Mining Company, all day.