Gay Events San Francisco

Spartacus offers you the most comprehensive guide for queer events in and around San Francisco. We currently have 58 events in 19 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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San Francisco Today

Ride Mondays

Today 12pm - 12am

Bring your helmet, AMA card, MC Club card or club colors and get $3 off massage or entry. Muffled illuminated "playgrounds" with video areas, sleeping cabins, cages, glory holes and sling.

San Francisco Tonight

Wicked Grounds Kink Cafe & Boutique
Kinky Writers Group

Today 7pm - 8pm

Ever wanted to get together with other writers who are kinky? Want to write kinky erotica, paranormal kink, or just plain old regular literature by your kinky self with or without kinky scenes and...

Launch Party for OurTownSF Nonprofit Expo 2019 at Blackbird

Today 7pm - 9pm

Launch party for organizations tabling at OurTownSF Nonprofit Expo 2019.

Underground SF
Family* - Erica Mar- live, Javier Rocabado, The Baroness, One A

Today 8pm - 1am

Underground SF, One A and The Baroness come together to give you a night of thick vibes celebrating our underground community. featuring a mini art reception and 2-4-1 well drinks from 8-9pm.

Blackout Play Party at SF Catalyst

Today 8pm - 12am

We’re bringing back the popular BLACKOUT Party which will now take place every Monday at SF Catalyst. Join us for the kick off party this Labor Day, Monday, Sept.

The Stud
Drag Quing Pageant 2019

Today 8pm - 11pm

The Drag Quing Pageant 2019 MON 9/16, 8PM at The STUD $10 Cover Benefitting RAICES & Compton's Transgender Cultural District PRODUCED AND HOSTED BY Alabama Slamma (Alabama Blaikie) Bea...

Q Bar
International Mondays

Today 9pm - 2am

SFs hottest party every Monday! We welcome EVERYONE as we serve up $2 cocktails from 9 - 12am! Throwback Jams from the 90s/00s TONIGHT with DJ CIP!! Qbar SF 456 Castro Street San Francisco,...

SF Eagle
SF Eagle Karaoke

Today 9pm - 12am

Come sing your heart out all night! Your hosts: Beth Bicoastal Dulce De Leche "Wagz" Eduardo Wagar Patty Daniel Please tip your hosts and bartenders, they work hard for the money! $3...

San Francisco Tomorrow

All Cards Win Tuesdays

Tomorrow 12pm - 12am

Bring in a membership card from another Bay Area gay sex club, and get in at EROS member rates. Tuesday is also buddy night, where couples get $3 off entry.

Wicked Grounds Kink Cafe & Boutique
Society of Janus Mentoring Social

Tomorrow 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Cost: Free. Support the cafe by buying food or drink if you can.

Karaoke with KJ Shaggy!

Tomorrow 8pm - 1am

Come down and be the Belle of the Ball on the microphone! Karaoke at 8pm, every Tuesday at Ginger's! Splendid gay bar with a large dance floor, live music, local DJ and cocktails named after pillars..

El Rio
p1nkstar & Y2K Present: CUT UP! San Francisco

Tomorrow 8pm - 11pm

Texas nightlife legends & pop icons, p1nkstar & Y2Kwane bring their weekly Tuesday queer dance party to the Bay Area as part of their Honeymoon Tour! Pulling the queerest of the queer, CUT UP! is.

The Stud
Sing For Your Life with Remi & La La

Tomorrow 8pm - 2am

A FREE weekly karaoke dance party EVERY Tuesday at the historic STUD bar located in the heart of San Francisco's SoMa district.

SF Eagle
Dragula Viewing Party

Tomorrow 8pm - 12am

Join us for every Tuesday for season 3 of the Boulet Brothers Dragula! Special events each day.

✦ Cockshot Tuesdays ✦ $100 Cash Prize ✦ w/ Rex & DJ Chad Bays ✦

Tomorrow 9pm - 2am

Boys, Butts, Bulges 😜 Gather your gear, your crew and bare it all at COCKSHOT TUESDAYS.

Naked Tuesdays at SF Catalyst

Tomorrow 9pm - 1:30am

Naked Tuesdays is hosted by Parties by 442 every Tuesday at 9pm at SF Catalyst.

Q Bar
Vice Tuesdays: Your Queer Dance Party Fall Line-Up

Tomorrow 9pm - 2am

calling all queers!! HIP HOP, THROWBACKS AND TOP 40 MIXES CRUISE. LIVE. SWEAT. SERVE. August 27th: Nicki Butler with Jesse Robeck September 3rd: DJ Val G.

San Francisco Wednesday

Underwear Wednesday

18 Sep 12pm - 12am

Show off your underwear or jock and get a $3 off coupon for a future visit. Muffled illuminated "playgrounds" with video areas, sleeping cabins, cages, glory holes and sling.

Wicked Grounds Kink Cafe & Boutique
D/s Social Hour

18 Sep 7pm - 9pm

A casual, coffeehouse munch for connecting with other people interested in consensual authority and control. Come to build community among others who share your passion for consensual power exchange.

The Academy
Academy Game Night

18 Sep 8pm - 10pm

Come join us for our regular Wednesday Game Night! Each week features a different game from our vast selection of multi-player board & card games.

El Rio
BYOD: Bring Your Own Dog Comedy

18 Sep 8pm - 10pm

We're back at it! Join us July 17th at El Rio for another night of laughs and good boys.

SF Eagle
Hex in the City Burlesque

18 Sep 8:30pm - 11:30pm

Start your Folsom Street Fair festivities early with Hex in the City Burlesque! Date: Wednesday 9/18/19 Doors: 8:30pm, Show: 9:30pm Cover $10 cash or Venmo @HexintheCity, tipping HIGHLY...

El Rio

18 Sep 9pm - 1am

It's time to get your queer karaoke on, every Wednesday! Come out and SING! Every week is a rotation of Queers and Queens hosting, so come laugh and sing with us.

The Stud
Kosmetik with Gordo (Work Them Rec, Red Curls)

18 Sep 9pm - 2am

Cali expat now residing in Berlin and Stockholm, Gordo (Work Them Records, Red Curls) reinforces the transatlantic ties between the European and American queer underground dance music scene wiith his.

Q Bar
Chris Cali + Cip Present: Bump Wednesdays

18 Sep 10pm - 2am

It's summer and we're celebrating all our LGBTQ family with the hottest Hip Hop beats in the Castro! Every Wednesday Chris Cali Presents BUMP SF with Resident DJ Cip + Special Guests $1 well...

SF Eagle
American Horror Story : 1984 Viewing Party

18 Sep 10pm - 12am

Host Johnny Rockitt joins the cast for this slasher season of AHS! This time around, expect the unexpected! Special Guests, Drink specials, Trivia, Performances and more..

San Francisco Thursday

Wicked Grounds Kink Cafe & Boutique
Satanic Coffee Hour (September)

19 Sep 6pm - 8pm

We're getting very close to the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, as Satanic Bay Area prepares for our big Octoberfestivus show (working title...) for Halloween.

Night at the Greenhouse

19 Sep 6pm - 9pm

Night at the Greenhouse is a series of events celebrating indulgence, hedonism, and community as we showcase new, exciting flavors.

Wicked Grounds Kink Cafe & Boutique
Pack Night!

19 Sep 7pm - 9:30pm

PACK NIGHT presented by Davey Faye @mxdaveyfaye PACK NIGHT gathers every 1st Sunday & 3rd Thursday from 7 to 9:30pm, doors open at 6:30pm Event themes change on a monthly basis and recycle...

The Academy
Academy Homeroom: Mocktails—A Night to Remember

19 Sep 7:30pm - 9pm

The next event in our Academy Homeroom series takes us back behind the bar, but with a temperate twist.

Café du Nord

19 Sep 7:30pm - 11:30pm

Noise Pop Presents: VICTOR INTERNET at Cafe Du Nord Thursday, September 19, 2019 This show is All Ages / Doors at 7:30 PM VICTOR INTERNET — Victor Internet is an 18-year-old...

1015 Folsom
Balloon Pop: Wax Tailor (DJ Set), Blockhead, Little People, more

19 Sep 8pm - 2am

Balloon Pop is the new live concert series curated by Future Archive Recordings.

SF Eagle
Aquarian Blood (Memphis), Violent Change, Thigh Master

19 Sep 8:30pm - 11:30pm

Thurs., 9/19: Talent Moat presents AQUARIAN BLOOD (Memphis, Goner Records) + VIOLENT CHANGE + THIGH MASTER (Brisbane, Australia) at SF EAGLE. 8:30pm, $10.

Underground SF
ONLY HUMAN | The Creatrix, Banal, OSE, TMFD & Oso Feo

19 Sep 9pm - 2am

ONLY HUMAN Future Sonics/optics. ---- Featuring.... The Creatrix The Creatrix is a futurist sound exploration of Fanciulla Gentile.

Q Bar
Quinta Gay: Brazilian Night in the Castro

19 Sep 9pm - 2am

QUINTA GAY is the first Brazilian night in the Castro, every Thursday at QBar.

The Stud
TBT: Lez Groove

19 Sep 9pm - 2am

CATEGORY IS: Groovey Disco Vibes BEATS: e'Lish (Hey Sugar) Siobhan Aluvalot (The Stud) LIVE PERFORMANCE: Khalibud ( DRAG SHOW: Mary Vice (Lip Service) GOGO BABES: Breanna...

Substance w/ Natural Rhythm

19 Sep 10pm - 4am

Guest List & Pre-Sale = Substance Thursdays w/ Special Guest Natural Rhythm (Guesthouse, Dufflebag, Robsoul - LA) Plus Substance Residents: Martin Fabela (Sunshine People, Native) Jamie.

San Francisco Friday

El Rio
Happy Hour at El Rio Benefitting WDR!

20 Sep 4pm - 6pm

We need you attendance! If we bring in 20 or more people to the happy hour, El Rio will donate their bar proceeds from 4-6pm! That is awesome.

The Stud
Drag Alive- Friday Drag Happy Hour

20 Sep 6:30pm - 8pm

A Happy Hour Drag and Variety show for Everyone! We couldn't be more San Francisco! Stud EVERY FRIDAY 399 9th Street –enter on Harrison Street 6:30 entry 7pm – 8pm Show VIP (stage side).

The Academy
Art & MORE! An Exhibition of Works at The Academy

20 Sep 7:30pm - 1am

Art & MORE! An Exhibition of Works by Elliott C Nathan, J. Manuel Carmona, Serge Gay Jr. This group show at The Academy will include work by San Francisco artists Elliott C Nathan, J.

Lone Star Saloon
Daddy Saddle, Adios Tamale

20 Sep 8pm - 2am

Strap on your vihuela and bring your abuela to Tamale's last Daddy Saddle before he GTFOs! Resident DJs: Tuna, Tamale, and Jimmy Swear Corndogs galore! Lonestar Saloon 9p -2a One of...

Q Bar
Fridays at Qbar

20 Sep 9pm - 2am

We are bringing you the hottest and newest music featuring reggaeton, moombahton and hip-hop videos all night long every Friday night inside Qbar ! DJ Jorge spins pop and throwback visuals while...

The Stud
A Decade of Dark Entries

20 Sep 9pm - 3am

Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Dark Entries Records and the debut Violet album release Violet CYRNAI (live) Sepehr (live) Josh Cheon 9pm-3am $15 21+ 399 9th St &...

The Café
Mayhem Miller ☆ Area 51 Rave ☆ iCandy

20 Sep 9pm - 2am

We will all meet up in The Café - San Francisco for an out of this world show from our favorite alien diva from RuPaul's Drag Race-- Mayhem Miller! If you're dressed in theme, its $2 off cover.

The 24 Carrot Show!

20 Sep 10pm - 2am

Following their international tour, San Francisco’s trixter cabaret ensemble Fou Fou Ha! is bringing back “The 24 Carrot Show”, a non-stop celebration of dance, sex and CARROTS! This adult...

1015 Folsom
Dreamstate Satellite Series: San Francisco

20 Sep 10pm - 3am

Incoming transmission! ✨ The Satellite Series is touching down at SF's 1015 Folsom with John O'Callaghan Official, Factor B, & James Dymond on Friday, September 20.

Club RUMBA SF! | Hiphop & Reggaeton Fridays - Inside The End Up

20 Sep 10pm - 2am


San Francisco Saturday

El Rio
DRIP- End of Summer Bash W/Siri

21 Sep 2pm - 8pm

DRIP IS BACK and we are throwing a end of the year summer bash! We have a full bay area talent line up and we are excited for you to be apart of it, what better way to end the summer than with local.

The Stud
9/21 - BABExWilyMinxes #QTease at the Stud

21 Sep 6pm - 8pm

☆ Saturday #Qtease at The Stud☆ A Queer Burlesque & Cabaret Experience!! #Femmecee :: TBA The Stud Door Host :: TBA #QTease PUA :: TBA Sound Scape by: TBA Special Guests :: TBA :: TBA ::..

Café du Nord
Matthew and The Atlas // Cafe Du Nord, San Francisco CA

21 Sep 7:30pm - 10:30pm

Matthew and The Atlas live in San Fransico w/ support from Boy Bjorn Small underground bar with very quiet atmosphere, often not very crowded. Modern decoration after a recent renovation.

Underground SF
MNML:FUN w/ Jimmy B and Dao & Pwny

21 Sep 9pm - 2am

MINIMAL // TECHNO // HOUSE 3rd Saturdays at Underground SF $5 before 10pm, $8 after For those who attended TTITD, welcome back! This month we’re excited to feature some familiar faces, Jimmy..

Q Bar
Qbar Presents: Cake Saturdays

21 Sep 9pm - 2am

CAKE is back and sweeter than ever and our rotating DJ's are filling you up with all the tastiest beats each Saturday night at Qbar! Weekly gogo's! Your Qbar bartenders pouring $4 Smirnoff...

The Stud
FAKE and GAY: Sasha Colby (SF Debut) + Boy Sim DJ Set

21 Sep 9pm - 3am

👽 FAKE and GAY! 👽 ...seems legit? 🤔 Every 3rd Saturday at The STUD! Featuring Miss Continental 2012 Sasha Colby making her SF debut and a dj set from hyper-pop producer Boy Sim! 👸..

Lone Star Saloon
Reddroxx, Glory Hole Edition DJ BRD

21 Sep 9pm - 2am

With Folsom a week away, it's time to gear up and get down to the Lone Star Saloon for Reddroxx, Glory Hole Edition. Hot dudes, cool brews and great tunes.

SF Eagle
Macho Macho

21 Sep 9pm - 2am

Macho Macho: San Francisco's LGBTQ + Latinx + Leather Night Every 3rd Saturday inside the SF Eagle! Join us August 17th with another night of Latin Hits, Rock en Espanol, progressive Latin house.

Mother Shamilton, featuring the SHN Hamilton Cast!

21 Sep 10pm - 3am

Tickets here: Saturday September 21-MOTHER presents "Shamilton", a parody of you-know-what show.

El Rio
Soundwave Festival 9: Twerk for Mother Earth

21 Sep 10pm - 1am

Soundwave Festival kicks off with a special dance party curated by The House of Malico "Twerk 4 Mother Earth: Throwing It Back & Forth” featuring genre bending DJs and queer, safe(r) spaces at El...

Saeed Younan - After Hours at Endup

21 Sep 11:55pm - 8am

Sense SF & The Show and The EndUp present SAEED YOUNAN (Intec Digital, Younan Music - DC)! September 21st - Saturday night/Sunday morning: 2-8AM (Please ignore start time on FB Event...