TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend
11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Bucks County River Country, 2 Walters Lane, Point Pleasant, Pa.; over 21.
The Philly Regional Bears plan to meet at Bucks Country River Country and want you to spend the afternoon with them floating back! For those gays who love their men hairier than ever, this bear-filled event is up your ally.
Chikn’s XXXmas in July
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
L’Etage, 624 South 6th Street; over 21.
Chikn Nug-It is coming out of “hiBEARnation” to deck the halls even under the hot July sun. Performances: Lady Geisha-Stratton and the Philly return of Ovi and Alexianna Leigh. Tickets
LGBT and Allies Convention Kick-Off Party
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Address provided upon RSVP; over 21.
State Rep. Brian Sims, campaign manager Robby Mook, and a party to raise money for the Hillary Victory Fund — what more could an LGBTQ Democrat ask for during the DNC? See where all the LGBTQ political figures and allies will be on Saturday to kick off the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Tickets
Tinder Show: Special Grindr Edition!
10 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Plays & Players, 1714 Delancey Street; over 21.
Hosts Eddie Finn and Max Barth are going to learn about the popular gay dating app Grindr with the help of a hilarious panel of local comics. Come laugh your socks off at the jokes of Alejandro Morales, Michael Kelly, Steve Miller-Miller, and Dan Vetrano. Tickets
LGBT DNC Welcome Happy Hour
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Woody’s, 202 South 13th Street; over 21.
The day before the DNC isn’t complete without the gathering of a record number of LGBTQ delegates in Philadelphia. This large happy hour will feature drink specials and food trucks set up in the Gayborhood outside of Woody’s.
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