If you’re planning on popping on your dancing shoes this weekend, styling your hair and hitting the scene there’s plenty to choose from.
Why not start Friday night off at the Harbour City Bears den night at the Oxford Hotel from 9pm or the Taxi Club’s Make Me A Drag Queen from 9.30pm.
Arq will get the girls Moist from 9pm and Palms will play that daggy disco music it is loved from 8pm.
It will prove the perfect warm up for Sweat on Saturday which will take over Phoenix from 10pm (entry is only $10 before 11pm and $20 afterward!).
And there are still a handful of tickets left for Chunky at the Clarence Hotel on Saturday night – you can grab them at the door.
For those seeking some drag entertainment, Sydney Star Observer columnist Maxi Shield will star in Hard at the Midnight Shift from midnight.
And girls, don’t forget the Red Rattler’s first birthday party or the Pussycat Club at the Oxford Hotel from 9pm.
If you want to be entertained on Saturday night, don’t forget Slide’s critically acclaimed El Circo show.
Those looking for something off the strip can try Club Kooky with DJ Seymour Butz at the Jets Club in Tempe.
Still out the next morning? Don’t forget the Rising day club at Phoenix, or the always pumping Colombian Hotel.
If you are one of the lucky people who don’t have to work on Monday, Arq’s Sunday line-up will feature a guest performance by former Australian Idol Cosima De Vito from 9pm. Why not head there after a few ales at the Lord Roberts Hotel with the Bears on Sunday crowd.
Loose Ends opens at Phoenix at 10pm if you are still in the mood to party hard, or those looking for a few evening ales with a room full of men can check out Saddle Bar – and perhaps even become a member.
A full list of events and times appears below – just make sure you party and play in the safest possible way.
ALEXANDER HOTEL – A GLBT night in Leura from 7pm.
ARQ – Moist, ladies night. Uniform party – dress up! $10 from 9pm.
BANK HOTEL – DJ Beth Yen in the Velvet Room from 9pm til late.
CLARENCE HOTEL – Thank God It’s Friday from 9pm.
COLOMBIAN – Instant Replay in the Lounge Bar from 8pm. Funky disco classics.
MIDNIGHT SHIFT – Sticky starring Kiki Fetch From 11:30pm. Free entry.
MANACLE – Slick Season IV Jelly Wrestling For Blokes, $5, @ the Clarence.
NEVERMIND – Disgraceland from 9pm- 5am, $10. DJ Resident Jason Barry + shows by Courtney Act.
OXFORD HOTEL – DaddyZ-BoyZ-BearZ-CubZ – Free entry, DJ Shanobear, Charles and Sandi Hotrod
PALMS – Daggy Disco from 8pm. DJ B.
SADDLEBAR – Always Hot from 8pm.
STONEWALL – Let’s Talk about sex! – 6.30pm-8.30pm – hosted by Verushka Darling. Fierce Sweat with Decoda Secret, Wil Sabin, Daniel G from 10pm.
TAXI CLUB – Make Me A Drag Queen: comp starts 9:30pm with Pandora Box and DJ Shane Davidson.
ARQ – Dance Dance Dance – DJs Jake Kilby, Jayson Forbes, Jimmy Dee, Justin Scott, Anthony Whitlock – $15 before 11pm or $25 after. Doors open at 9pm.
CASTROS – Drag Shows, 9pm. Free entry before 11pm.
CLARENCE HOTEL – Porno Chunky with the Harbour City Bears. Tix from $10-$25.
COLOMBIAN – Deep Disko launch in the lounge bar, plus DJs downstairs.
KOOKY PARTY – @ Jets Club, Tempe. DJ’s Gemma, Seymour Butz, plus secret acts and shows. From 9pm, $25.
MIDNIGHT SHIFT – Hard starring Maxi Shield from Midnight, sponsored by Ed Hardy. Free entry.
NEVERMIND – Saturday Fucking Night, $15 before midnight, $20 afterwards. DJ Resident Eddie Coulter. 11pm – 5am.
OXFORD HOTEL – Pussycat Club. Queer, trans, women’s burlesque night. 9pm, free entry, performers and DJs. Plus Kitty Glitter’s Trash Palace from 5am.
PALMS – Disco Meltdown. DJ B 8pm.
RED RATTLER – 1st anniversary party from 8pm. Shows and performances. $10/15.
RISING DAYCLUB – @ Phoenix Underground, 5:30am til close. With DJs Jimmy Dee, Keenan.
SLIDE – El Circo – dinner and circus-themed show.
STONEWALL – Glee & Alice In Wonderland from 10pm with Minnie Cooper, Tora Hymen and Charisma Belle. DJs Jimmy Dee, Greg Boladian + Decoda Secret in Cocktail Bar
TAXI CLUB – Christina Dior & Ophelia Shaft drag Shows 11.30/12.30/1.30 with DJ Shane Davidson. Free entry.
ARQ – Sunday School with DJs on Arena and Vortex levels, plus Looney Parq shows at 11:30/12:30. Open 9pm, $5 entry.
BANK HOTEL – DJ Jimmy Haughey from 3pm–late.
CLARENCE HOTEL – Trivia from 7pm. Free entry.
COLOMBIAN – Deep Disko in the Lounge Bar from 9pm with Phil Hudson and friends. Plus Hotrod Sundays with Sani Hotrod.
LORD ROBERTS HOTEL – Bears on Sunday from 4pm.
LOOSE ENDS – @ Phoenix Bar with DJ Matt Vaughan + guests. Free entry from 10pm.
MIDNIGHT SHIFT – Are You Being Served tribute show ‘I’m Free’ starring Verushka Darling & Maxi Shield from 8pm. Free entry.
OXFORD HOTEL – Kitty Glitter’s Trash Palace from 5am. Karaoke from 5pm.
PALMS – Breakaway with DJ Don’t Wanna Be from 8pm.
RISING DAYCLUB – @ Phoenix Underground. 5:30am-2pm. Chip, Troy Cox, Dan Murphy.
STONEWALL – Polly’s Follies from 7pm.
SUGARMILL – Neighbourhood. DJ Kate Monroe. From 4pm.