TOP PICKS: 5 Unique LGBTQ Events This Weekend

Coming up: kickoffs, bars, and birthday bashes.



COLOURS’ 25th Anniversary Opening Reception
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street; all ages.

To kick off its 25th anniversary, LGBTQ advocacy organization COLOURS is hosting a free reception at the William Way Center. Guests can visit a special exhibit spotlighting the stories, art, and culture behind the work the group has been doing in the community over the years.

TDzE LEZ-RYDAH 2: The Official Pre-Philly Black Pride Party
9 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Park Avenue Banquet Hall, 4942 Parkside Avenue; over 21.

Philly Black Pride is next weekend! Come out early and get a preview of what fun is awaiting at the official pre-party, which will feature mechanical-bull rides, contests, and cash prizes.


Can I Get a Side of Nug-It With That?
8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
L’Etage, 624 South 6th Street; over 21.

Landon Blake and John Burd give you an epic birthday circus bash like no other with incredible drag performances and RuPaul’s Drag Race season 5 special guest Roxxxy Andrews. Tickets can be purchased online, with various special accommodations and offers.

Liberty City GOTV Bar Crawl
9 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
The Gayborhood, 1200 Locust Street; over 21.

Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club is spreading the word about its endorsed candidates in the April 26th primary at favorite bars including Knock, Woody’s, U Bar, and more.

ICandy’s 5th Anniversary
10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
ICandy, 254 South 12th Street; over 21.

ICandy is turning five years old and celebrating with an epic bash that will include the unveiling of a new party room. Special guests include Aloe Vera, The Haus of Ham, and more. Tickets can be purchased online, with various special accommodations and offers.

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