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Thursday, Dec. 31
Heaven. The year was hell, so the diehard dancing queens slice off a piece of the good stuff. DJ Shane Marcus, host Angelica D’Paige and your white attire are on the menu @ Heretic, 10 p.m.
Jumanji 2020: Game Over. Boys are bobbing, so MSR ensures ladies are lit. Ring it in @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m.
Spark! New Year’s Eve Party. DJ Darlene, a huge gift bag giveaway, complimentary champagne toast and midnight and more await @ The Hideaway, 9 p.m.
Whew Chile! F* You 2020. Celebrate making it through to the end of this Jumanji of a year with Southern Fried Queer Pride and Morph. Online party includes DJ sets, drag performances, skits and more @ Twitch/sfqpatl, 10 p.m.
New Year’s Eve To Remember. A champagne toast at midnight, DJ beats to move your feets, and all the go-go boys you can handle all night long @ BJ Roosters, 9 p.m.
Swinging Richards New Year. Did someone say “open bar”? The only place in town with all-nude male entertainment is also one of the places where your cover charge covers all you can drink @ Swinging Richards, 10 p.m.
Bulldogs NYE. When men of color come out, they come to Bulldogs. Join them for DJ Caprice and all the special surprises @ Bulldogs.
NYE 2021. Hot guys, hot music, hot cash drop. What more do you need to know about a hot time in the old town @ X Midtown, 9 p.m.
Pennies from Heaven. A tradition that never goes out of style is money falling from the ceiling. Get yours during the annual midnight cash drop @ Blake’s, 9 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 1
Xion After Hours Party. Keep NYE going until sunrise with DJ Alex Acosta @ District, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.
New Year’s Morning Party. Energizer bunnies can’t stop dancing, and why would they with more driving beats by DJ Cindel @ Heretic, 6:30 a.m.
Love, M. After a World AIDS Day premiere, this heartfelt play about mothers and sons streams online @ Horizon Theatre, through Dec. 31.
Friday BBQ. Atlanta’s gay sports bar is going long for customers with in-person and to-go food and cocktails. Fridays are extra special with specials that provide a taste escape to backyard ‘cues @ Woofs, 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Hideaway Happy Hour. Drop in on a full afternoon and evening of specials, and don’t forget Trivia Tuesdays with a $50 bar tab prize @ Hideaway, 9 p.m. Happy Hour specials every weekday, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
NYE ATL: Confession. Midnight Train Productions pulls in gay DJs from Latin America and South America and gives out goodie bags from gay retailers @ Believe Music Hall, 10 p.m.
Glitz & Glam Dinner Theater. Monica Van Pelt and her girls entertain with dinner and a show amid the fancy theater experience of Atlanta’s premiere drag restaurant and bar. Make Reservations @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m.
Queer Bait. East Atlanta’s gay bar is selling admission tickets in shifts for your safety. Drinks included in entry fee @ Mary’s, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. You can also stream their Friday Night Virtual Party.
Fem Friday: Traffic Light Glow Party. The backyard and patio are open for women who love women who love open-air parties, with two socially distanced and masked levels indoors @ My Sister’s Room, Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Madams of the Moonlight. Legendary queens doing legendary things @ Midtown Moon, 10 p.m.
NYE ATL: After Hours. Midnight Train Productions pulls in gay DJs from Latin America and South America and gives out goodie bags from gay retailers @ Wish Lounge, 3 a.m.
Saturday, Jan. 2
DJ Danny Verde. The first dance party of 2021 that isn’t directly related to New Year’s Eve goes down @ Heretic, 10 p.m.
Ladies Night. The backyard and patio are open for women who love women who love open-air parties. Two socially distanced and masked inside levels, too @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m.
Charis Virtual Pop-Up. Special deals with social distancing from the trans- and lesbian- led feminist bookworms @ Charis Books & More, 12 noon – 4 p.m.
Love Saturdays. Tristan Hartment hosts with DJ Darlene spinning tunes and drink specials @ Hideaway, 10 p.m.
Divas of the Moonlight. Myah Ross Monroe, Angelica D’Paige Brooks and more cast a spell @ Midtown Moon, 10 p.m.
NYE ATL: Sweat. Midnight Train Productions pulls in gay DJs from Latin America and South America and gives out goodie bags from gay retailers @ District, 10 p.m.
NYE ATL: After Hours. Midnight Train Productions pulls in gay DJs from Latin America and South America and gives out goodie bags from gay retailers @ Believe Music Hall, 10 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 3
Drag Brunch Theatre. The Sisters of Sequins perform with Bubba D. Licious at the wheel while you eat @ Lips, 12:30 p.m.
Honey Pot Sunday. Dip your paw into a leather, bear and friends night with Victor and Tim @ Hideaway, 9 p.m.
Booze & Beats. MSR does what they do with a few extras for Sunday funday. Knock back $3 mimosas and enjoy Djs and brunch @ My Sister’s Room, all day.
Sunday Funday. Gather on the refreshed patio and re-branded corner hotspot for food and drinks @ X Midtown (formerly Ten Atlanta), 4 p.m. – 12 midnight.
Tossed Salad. Brigitte Bidet’s queen-y, king-y, ding-y but it’s a thing-y show returns with strict mask and distance guidelines @ My Sister’s Room, 10 p.m.
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