The best LGBTQ things to do in Atlanta this weekend

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Once you’re done Turkeying or refusing to Turkey, gay Atlanta is ready to usher in your long weekend with shows, soirees and special guests.

Keep scrolling and click on each event title for more information and the latest updates or changes from organizers.

Friday, Nov. 26

Friday BBQ. Atlanta’s gay sports bar does in-person as well as to-go food and cocktails. Fridays are extra special with a taste-escape to backyard ‘cues @ Woofs, 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.

F*ck It Friday. Drop in on a full day and night of anything goes. When the sun goes down, find DJ Mr. Richard on deck @ Hideaway, 2 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Always Jane. This docuseries follows a trans teen through big changes with full support of her family. Streaming from today @ Prime Video, through December.

Glitz & Glam Dinner Theater. Atlanta’s only drag dinner and a show experience in the loungey surrounds of premiere drag restaurant and bar. Make Reservations @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m.

Eventide Comedy. Queer comic co-curates cute comedy. Join Ian Aber and more with those fresh Grant Park brews @ Eventide Brewing, 6 p.m.

Fantasy Girls. Phoenix and Taejah Thomas headline two dinner-show experiences with Lala Ri, Trinity Bonet and Raquel Heart in the show bar @ Future, 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

MSR: Fem Friday. Women who love women who love two indoor levels of fun and outdoor parties too @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m. – 3 a.m.

House of Legends. Drag, drinks, dancers and a DJ @ X Midtown, 10 p.m.

Madams of the Moonlight. Legendary queens doing legendary things @ Midtown Moon, 10 p.m.

The Back Room. NYC DJ Michael Magnan lays down dirty beats for the boys @ Heretic, 10 p.m. More fun in the dark during Blackout Party the next night, same time.

DJ Karlitos Afterhours. Xion afterhours parties you from Friday night into Saturday morning. Bump and grind until sunup @ Future, 3 a.m.

Hideaway hosts a leatherboys community toy drive on Saturday with DJ Mister Richard, Atlanta Eagle, DeMarcus Austin and For The Kid in the house. (Photo by Russ Bowen-Youngblood)

Saturday, Nov. 27

LeatherBoys Toy Drive. For the Kid in All of Us and Leather Boys join forces to collect holiday cheer with a Boots 2 Balls Auction, a fetish theme and DJ Mister Richard. Atlanta Eagle and DeMarcus Austin in the house @ Hideaway, 10 p.m.

Front Runners. One of two weekly group runs with Atlanta’s LGBTQ @ John Howell Park, 9 a.m.

NFFLA Fall Ball. The LGBTQ and allied National Flag Football League of Atlanta continues its quickie autumn season @ Silverbacks Park, 2 p.m. Attend for the scoop on a Third Half social hour. Saturday games through Dec. 4.

Daydrunk. Drink specials put you to bed early or make you the life of the party when the sun drops @ Mary’s, 2 p.m.

Glitz & Glam. Queens do dinner and a show in Atlanta’s drag restaurant and bar. Make reservations @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m.

Fantasy Girls. Phoenix and Destiny Brooks headline two dinner-show experiences with Shawnna Brooks, Extasy Grey and Cici Nicole in the show bar @ Future, 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Eyeball these photos from the fun.

Ginger Minj.The RuGirl and her bestie Gidget Galore bring the holidays to a two-night run @ OutFront Theatre, 7 p.m.

Burlesque Throwdown. Celebrate LGBTQ Atlanta’s own Coco Rose with some of her favorite lady looky loos of the Heck Raisers @ Red Light Café, 8 p.m.

That’s So Fetch. It is the Y2K dance party that only gays can really do. DJ Devon Rex spins ‘00s faves with you channeling the era of Lizzie McGuire and Motorola Razr @ Joystick Gamebar, 10 p.m.

Pop! DJ Nova does the music and video party gays and gals need @ Blake’s 9 p.m.

MSR: Holiday Kickoff. Atlanta women who love women who love Saturday night drag and dancing @ My Sister’s Room, 8 p.m. doors, 11 p.m. show.

Underground Circuit Saturday: DJ Theo Atlanta Underground’s gay dance club lays down your Saturday soundtrack @ Future, 11 p.m. Take a Q-exclusive tour of the space and view party night photos.

BlackOut Party. DJ Stan Jackson turns out the lights on a no-cover-charge night @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Midtown Saturday Night. Gather your gay-guy gaggle @ X Midtown, 10 p.m.

Divas of the Moonlight. Myah Ross Monroe, Angelica D’Paige Brooks and more @ Midtown Moon, 10 p.m.

Xion Afterhours ft. Leo Blanco. The Underground’s gay club keeps you jumpin’ into the wee hours @ Future, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Ginger Minj brings her holiday show to Out Front Theatre on both Saturday and Sunday.

Sunday, Nov. 28

Ginger Minge.The RuGirl and her bestie Gidget Galore bring the holidays to a two-night run @ OutFront Theatre, 7 p.m.

Drag Brunch. The Sisters of Sequins at the wheel while you eat in dinner-theater style @ Lips, 12:30 p.m.

Atlanta Rainbow Trout Swimming. The local LGBTQ swimming club practices @ Georgia Tech Aquatic Center, 12 noon. Same again on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. First two practices free.

Sunday Brunch & Heifer Review. Ruby Redd emcees the queens while you eat up and drink down @ Midtown Moon, 1 p.m. Later, there’s the Other Side of the Moon drag show, 9 p.m.

04W Artist Market. Makers, music and all those beauties in Edgewood @ Amazza, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Spill the ‘T’ with Mother. Get the day going with drink specials and DJ Rob Reum, then keep it going with Honey Pot Bear Night @ Hideaway, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Sunday Funday. Gather at the rainbow crosswalks, then step into one of gay Atlanta’s biggest bar traditions. Cocktails, food, shows and fun @ X Midtown, 4 p.m. through 12 midnight.

MSR: Brunch & Bubbly. Eat, drink, and the merry drag show starts at 4 p.m. @ My Sister’s Room, 2 p.m. Now every Sunday is also Switch! Sunday, 8 p.m.

Shameless Sunday. Kyra Mora hosts the fun with Brigitte Bidet and Shawnna Brooks in the cabaret and DJ Kevin Durard in the club @ Future, 8 p.m. The dance floor pops anew with DJ Karlitos, 12 a.m.

A portion of this calendar appeared in Q ATLus magazine. Read the full issue online here:

Find each new edition of QATLus at LGBTQ and allied venues around Atlanta. Message us on the socials or write [email protected].

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