Best gay things to do in Houston Easter weekend

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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.

Ripcord Rewind. The bar reloads with favorites from the 70s, 80s, 90s and 00s @ Ripcord, 8 p.m. This week with the Firedancers on the patio.

“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 for Belevedere 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 Latina offers 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.

Boys and Men. You know you love it @ JR’s and Mining Company’s Cockfight. Both part of the Pacific Street Block Party every weekend.

Dance Your Booty Off and get moving on the floor @ Blur, 10 p.m.

Beats, beers and boys puts 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 Xperience with DJ Tad Dvorak. And drag. And go-go boys. Join the crowd @ F Bar, 9 p.m.

DJ-driven Dance Party. Get up, get out and get on down with the guys and gals who always bring you a dancey Saturday [email protected] South Beach, 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 beats get you moving on the dance floor @ Blur, 10 p.m.

Drag divas never 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 the Fruit loop while eyeing theboys @ JR’s, all day. Both part of the Pacific Street Block Party every 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 Crawfish parties 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 Show with 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 Sunday with Deejay Pollo and Ricky Lee and Houston’s hottest Spanish-English video remix set @ Blur, 10:30 p.m.

Men At Work with trash disco by DJ Danny G and drink specials @ Mining Company, all day.


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