Have a Gaga Ball, burrow into Bearracuda, do drag brunch, geek out on queer history, or sit with some shows. But never say that gay Atlanta isn’t treating you to options for your weekend downtime.
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Friday, Jan. 28
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* 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.
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.
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.
Atlanta Rainbow Trout Water Polo. The LGBTQ team practices every week @ Georgia Tech Aquatic Center, 7:30 p.m. Same again on Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. First two practices free.
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.
G8YTIES 80s Dance Party. Tom Thomas brings DJ Mike Pope to the floor spinning all your oldies @ Heretic, 10 p.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.
Medusa: Café Con Leche. Latin Fridays finds its home @ Future, 11 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 29
Bearracuda: Winter Beef Ball. DJ Matt Consola rips off your shirt and pulls you onto the dance floor @ Heretic, 10 p.m.
The Gaga Ball. You love Nonsense ATL’s regularly scheduled dance parties. You’re downright beside yourself for this annual celebration of the Mother Monster with DJ Kimber at the helm. Bring your looks @ The Basement, 10 p.m.
Front Runners. One of two weekly group runs with Atlanta’s LGBTQ @ John Howell Park, 9 a.m.
NFFLA Mini Camp. Get ready for the spring season of gay flag football @ Boulevard Crossing Park, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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.
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.
Pop! DJ Nova does the music and video party gays and gals need @ Blake’s 9 p.m.
MSR: Saturday Ladies Night. Atlanta women who love women who love comedy, drag and dancing @ My Sister’s Room, 8 p.m. doors, 11 p.m. show.
Midtown Saturday Night. Gather your gay-guy gaggle @ X Midtown, 10 p.m.
Deca-Dance. DJ Darlene spins tunes while you enjoy drink specials @ Hideaway, 10 p.m.
Divas of the Moonlight. Myah Ross Monroe, Angelica D’Paige Brooks and more @ Midtown Moon, 10 p.m.
Underground Circuit Saturday with DJ Aaron Aanenson. Atlanta Underground’s gay dance club lays down your Saturday soundtrack @ Future, 11 p.m. View party night photos.
Xion Afterhours ft. Martin Fry. The Underground’s gay club keeps you jumpin’ into the wee hours @ Believe Music Hall, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.
Sunday, Jan. 30
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.
Our Gay History in 50 States. Get your copy of the new book signed to benefit Lost N Found Youth @ Guac y Margys Amsterdam, 2 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.
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.