TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend

Coming up: slayings, spills, screams, and a splash!

Best known for her Bounce music , Big Freedia will be headlining the Slay Ball this Friday.

Best known for her bounce music, Big Freedia will be headlining the Slay Ball this Friday.

FRIDAY EVENTS

Power 99 Presents: The Slay Ball Featuring Big Freedia
9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
2300 Arena, 2300 South Swanson Street; over 21.

Billed as “the Ultimate pride party,” bounce music artist Big Freedia will headlining a show hosted by popular gay
Power 99 FM and morning show host Mutha Knows. TICKETS

Talkmasters – July Edition!
7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Plays & Players, 1714 Delancey Street; over 21.

This all-inclusive event features some insanely comical speeches featuring Evalina Carbonell, Trent Bonner, and many more. Guests will have the pleasure of enjoying free Samuel Adams beer provided by Drink Philly. TICKETS

Spill the Tea Revue
11 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar, 200 South 12th Street; over 21.

This popular no-cover drag show hosted by Henry Brinton features the talents of Guests Bridgett Jones, Astala Vista, Aloe Vera, and more — and guests will be delighted by the debut of Lilith L’Rah.

SATURDAY EVENTS

Cinema of Screams: Night of the Demons
10 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Front Street Dive, 10 South Front Street, 2nd Floor; over 21.

Enjoy a kickback watch party of this popular ’80s classic with one of your favorite drag queens, Champagne, and drink specials, popcorn, and lots of sassy horror.

SPLASH ZONE!
10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar, 200 South 12th Street; over 21.

Draq queen by day/mermaid by night Ariel Versace is hosting the second-annual summer hit show that features an all-star lineup of Maria Topcatt, Abowla Dix, Jolina Jasmine, Ryan Wyrofsky, and many others!

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