TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend

Coming up: quizzos, cookouts, charities, and an “Under the Sea” prom.

Galaei is hosting Philadelphia’s 21st annual Alternative Prom for LGBTQ youth and allies.

Galaei is hosting Philadelphia’s 21st-annual Alternative Prom for LGBTQ youth and allies.


Ladies of Bounce Reunion — Summer Beach Blast!
9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar, 200 South 12th Street; over 21.

Miss Bounce 2006 Sierra Feliciano is coming to Tabu to slay your faves as the rest of the girls of the infamous Bounce Nightclub in NJ reunite for an evening of live performances, drink specials, and laughs.

PRIDE Quizzo!
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street; over 21.

Pride Month wouldn’t be fun without a competitive LGBTQ quizzo. Be amused by Aurora Whorealis & Mistor Fahrenheit as they host an all-things-queer trivia extravaganza like none other. Tickets.

Lil’ Steph presents Rasputin’s Room 3 Year Anniversary!
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor Street; over 21.

Celebrate three years of the community’s most sinful sensation with a grand showcase of “sumptuous burlesque, riotous comedians and spellbinding chanteuses.” Tickets.


Community Cookout
12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Fairmount Park (Area #2), 33rd Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue; all ages.

As part of its AIDS Education Month, Philadelphia FIGHT is hosting an all-inclusive community cookout that will have food, music, and good vibes. Register in advance online.

Philadelphia Alternative Prom 2016
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street; ages 13-24 permitted.

For 21 years, Galaei has been hosting an inclusive prom for LGBTQ youth and allies to celebrate acceptance and themselves. Tickets are only $10 this year, and you don’t want to miss out on the “Under the Sea”–themed festivities.

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