Gay Events New York City

Spartacus offers you the most comprehensive guide for queer events in and around New York City. We currently have 35 events in 15 locations for you and listed them in a clear arrangement. Feel like dancing? Or rather like a relaxed pub night with friends? A special adventure or a kinky night? We show you the right place for every fancy, from big events to gay clubs. We always give you the latest information.

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New York City Now

Nowhere
Macho MA’AM

Now - 4am

MA’AM is a monthly party brought to you by Opportunity Knox (Knox Sloop) and Reaubert (Beau Winslow) with visuals by Michael Thomas Vassallo and Joe Tofte. MA’AM is a dancing affair.

Friends Tavern
Juernes "Beat the Heat"

Now - 4am

JUERNES "Beat the Heat" $5 Absolut Drinks / EXOTIC DANCERS Dj Cerebrodj Pepe Hdez bartenders Ruben Cabrera & Leixer Leixer server Jon Lopez Friend & Edgar Chamo One of the best gay bars in...

The Eagle NYC
Underwear Party

Now - 4am

Show up in sexy briefs, boxer briefs, maybe even a jockstrap! Happy hour is from 7pm-10pm. No Cover. Classic leather/levi bar on 3 levels including a roof top bar, very popular.

The Eagle NYC
Gear Thursdays

Now - 5am

All Gear encouraged every Thursday, but not mandatory. No Cover. Classic leather/levi bar on 3 levels including a roof top bar, very popular. Beer Blast on Sun 16-22h.

New York City Today

Albatross
Albatross Idol | Season 3

Today 10:30am - 3:30am

ASTORIA'S FAVORITE SINGING COMPETITION IS BACK! DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE AN ALBATROSS IDOL? 🎤🎧🎼 Come sing your face off on Friday nights and you could win $300!! Here's how it...

New York City Tonight

Rockbar
BEERS & BEARS 2-4-1 Friday Happy Hour

Today 7pm - 11:30pm

Hello Beards and Bears! Shane Tate and Rockbar NYC presents BEERS & BEARS 2-4-1 FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR! Every Friday starting at 6pm 2-4-1 drinks till 8pm, Gogo Bears and amazing guest DJ's.

The Eagle NYC
Jockstrap Happy Hour

Today 7pm - 10pm

Monthly fundraiser benefiting local LGBTQ community organizations hosted by Q Darkqwolf. Raffle prizes, Jock Shots and $5 cover all go toward that month's charity. Third Friday of the month, 7-10P.

The Ritz
Impac+NYC Ball Benefiting HEAT

Today 8pm - 11pm

Come out for a Ball to benefit HEAT (Health Education and Alternatives for Teens).

Bluestockings
Diversity and Representation ft. Innosanto Nagara + Hal Schrieve

Today 8pm - 10:30pm

Join Innosanto Nagara, author of the bestselling A is for Activist, and Hal Schrieve, author of the debut YA novel Out of Salem, which was longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People's...

The Pleasure Chest
Joyride - Sex Positive Comedy and Variety Show

Today 8pm - 9:30pm

Host Melissa Aquiles presents Joyride Comedy - A FREE sex positive comedy and variety show! Join us for a monthly comedy Joyride! Share some laughs and enjoy 15% off merch! Don't forget to...

Rockbar
Nature Boy / FCGN by GO NAKED

Today 9pm - 5am

NATURE BOY TALKING HEADS I hang around Where the grass is greener Totally naked, baby Totally nude 'Cause if I want to Who's gonna stop me? I'm absolutely free Living in the trees.

Nowhere
RUFFHOUSE NYC : Harvest

Today 10pm - 4am

Welcoming DJ Gustavo Motta to RUFFHOUSE Ruffhouse is a monthly underwear and gear party. NO COVER, Clothing Check Available, Back Room Mixed gay-lesbian crowd. Cosy, comfortable vibe.

New York City Tomorrow

Bluestockings
Big Pink Meat Book Launch

Tomorrow 7pm - 9:30pm

Set on a fabulist’s map of America, Big Pink Meat is a comic dystopian tale of a teen transboy who gets his start in life working the graveyard shift in a Danish ham factory.

Metropolitan
Honey Please w/ Patti Spliff

Tomorrow 7pm - 11pm

Honey Please is a weekly Low Tea DJ set with Reaubert and Special Guests. Get a taste of disco, pop, house, soul, and queer classics. No cover. Tell your friends, tell your lovers.

The Pleasure Chest
Party of Two: Surviving Thanksgiving

Tomorrow 8:30pm - 10pm

Turkey, giving thanks, family trauma…happy November! Come for a night of comedy that'll make you feel better about your love life. Plus trivia, candy, and free booze.

Nowhere
Numbers@Nowhere

Tomorrow 10pm - 4am

NUMBERS@NOWHERE SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16 DJ JEFF JACKSON SPINS POPULAR RECORDS NO COVER + DRINK SPECIALS + DARK CORNERS + VINTAGE FLIX COVER STAR: CONNIE Mixed gay-lesbian crowd.

New York City Sunday

Therapy
Sunday Services-Holy Drag Brunch

17 Nov 12pm - 2pm

Brand New Drag Brunch here at Therapy. 2 hours of Brunch Buffet, cocktails and of course Drag Queens. Very trendy. 2 floors of bars. Happy hour daily 17-20h.

Bluestockings
SecuriTEA Time: FeministCyberSelfDefense

17 Nov 2pm - 4pm

(photo credit to From the introduction to Holistic Security: “'Caring for myself is not an indulgence, it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare.

Therapy
Sunday Services-Holy Drag Brunch

17 Nov 3pm - 5pm

Brand New Drag Brunch here at Therapy. 2 hours of Brunch Buffet, cocktails and of course Drag Queens. Very trendy. 2 floors of bars. Happy hour daily 17-20h.

Rockbar
Crisco Disco

17 Nov 3pm - 9pm

This SUNDAY! Join us for an afternoon of Crisco Disco! We will be spinning classic 70’s Disco from 4PM-9PM.

The Townhouse
Tiffany Abban

17 Nov 6pm - 8pm

Don't miss Sunday's Townhouse Salon Concerts. This Sunday, November 17th, the Divine, dramatic soprano, Tiffany Abban, is sure to be enchanting and riveting.

Bluestockings
Love Around the World - A Children’s Book

17 Nov 7pm - 9:30pm

Author Fleur Pierets talks about the work she and her wife Julian did as an LGBTQ artist couple.

Rockbar
Court of Filth: EZ Mac Bday Edition

17 Nov 9pm - 12am

Come out this sunday to help celebrate Ez Mac's Birthday with an amazing night of queer performances! Hosted by Lady Macncheese Ez Mac Music DJ Jclef Performances by Nicky Ottav Jo...

New York City Monday

Posh
Boys & Booze Mondays

18 Nov 1pm - 4am

Boys & Booze Mondays! $6 Absoluts, $10 Draft Beer & Shot & $3 Posh Shot. DJ Kamal 9pm-4am. Happy Hour 1pm-9pm | FREE PIZZA AT 11pm! | No cover. 405 West 51st St.

Hardware
Broadway Mondays!

18 Nov 7pm - 11:45pm

Calling all Broadway fans! Justin Luke Zirilli and Sutton Lee Seymour invite you to NYC's LONGEST-running Broadway party every Monday night at Hardware Bar NYC! FEATURING: - NO cover! -...

Bluestockings
Pop Gym Pop Up: Free Self-Defense Workshop

18 Nov 7pm - 9pm

Palm Heels for the people! Don't get that joke? No worries! Come by this FREE Pop Up workshop to learn some introductory skills that will keep you feeling safe.

Nowhere
Macho Monday

18 Nov 10pm - 3:30am

Go Go Boys - Drink Specials - D.J. Ryko Bleunt - The LONGEST RUNNING Monday Party in NYC. Often Imitated, NEVER Duplicated Mixed gay-lesbian crowd. Cosy, comfortable vibe. Happy hour daily 15-21h.

The Eagle NYC
Foot Fetish Mondays

18 Nov 10pm - 8am

Foot worshipping (aka podophilia) is a pronounced sexual interest in feet. Mondays nights at The Eagle NYC focus on Foot Fetischism on the 2nd floor.

The Duplex
The Sensible Cabaret | NYC - November featuring Darius Harper!

18 Nov 10:30pm - 12am

The Sensible Cabaret | NYC - November Monday, November 18th - 9:30P $15 / advance | $20 / Door - 2 Drink Minimum We’re so honored to partner again with Thomas & Lisa at The Duplex and continue.

Club Evolution
Lunes Picantes con la Sra Laura Martinez

18 Nov 11pm - 4am

Club Evolution Y Laura Martinez PRESENTAN "LUNES PICANTES" NOCHES DE RUMBA LATINA TODOS LOS LUNES!!! DISFRUTA DEL MEJOR AMBIENTE LATINO CON LA GRAN MUSICA DE NUESTRO DJ Freddy Sanchez /// SHOW...

New York City Tuesday

Bluestockings
Love Falls on Us: A Story of American Ideas + African LGBT Lives

19 Nov 8pm - 10:30pm

The launch event for author Robbie Corey-Boulet's first book, a narrative nonfiction examination of how U.S. money and activism has shaped LGBT life in Ivory Coast, Cameroon and Liberia.

The Eagle NYC
Hanky Tuesdays

19 Nov 10pm - 4am

Sport your color(s) in your back pocket every Hanky Tuesday at The Eagle NYC. Enjoy 2-4-1 Well Drinks. Classic leather/levi bar on 3 levels including a roof top bar, very popular.

New York City Wednesday

Bluestockings
Pinko Magazine Presents Communism for Fags

20 Nov 7pm - 9:30pm

Join us for a reading and discussion organized by Pinko, a recently launched biannual print magazine of gay communism that takes up questions of sexuality as they contribute to the movement to...

The Pleasure Chest
XXXtra Stuffing: Fifty Things To Do with Your Hands

20 Nov 8pm - 10pm

Pleasure can be found in so many ways and places – at the tips of your fingers and in the palm of your hand! Whether you’d like to learn to give your head a hand, give a soothing and sensual...

The Eagle NYC
Jockstrap Wednesday

20 Nov 10pm - 4am

#JockstrapWednesdaysAtTheEagleNYC - NY's longest-running jockstrap event with host Q Darkqwolf. Doors open at 10p - No cover.