Queer Things to Do

Queer Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: St. Patrick’s Day 2022 Edition

Your weekly roundup of LGBTQ happenings.

RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 14 star Jorgeous performs at ReBar on Sunday (photo via Instagram)

Thursday, March 17

Paddy’s Party
At 4 p.m., go to BUDDY’S for a St. Patrick’s Day party featuring tunes by DJ Easton and DJ Uri.


St. Paddy’s Day at Neon Boots
At 5 p.m., celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Neon Boots Dancehall & Saloon with green beer, drink specials, and karaoke.


Drag Bingo
At 8 p.m., Queen Persephone hosts a St. Patrick’s Day-themed Drag Bingo at Angel Share. A portion of Angel Share’s bingo proceeds is donated to a different nonprofit each month.


Ladies Night: St. Patrick’s Day Edition
At 10 p.m., this week’s Ladies Night at Galveston’s Rumors Bar & Grill celebrates St. Patrick’s Day. Hosted by Dessie Love Blake, the event features performances by drag artists Phoebe Seymour and Padma Azz.


St. Patrick’s Day at RIPCORD
Until 2 a.m., wear green and enjoy some Irish whiskey at your neighborhood leather bar, RIPCORD.

Houston thruole John Papagiannopoulos, Geno O’Quin, and Brandon Bartee at RIPCORD (photo via Facebook)

Friday, March 18

Bringin’ In the Green
At 5 p.m., the Montrose Center hosts one of LGBTQ Houston’s favorite and longest-running fundraising events. With an open bar, hors d’oeurves, and a silent auction for luxury items, you won’t want to miss this St. Patrick’s Day weekend party. Proceeds from Bringin’ In The Green benefit rapid-rehousing services for homeless LGBTQ youth.  


Lone Star Classic Welcome Party
At 6 p.m., the Montrose Softball League Association presents the Lone Star Classic Welcome Party at BUDDY’s with DJ Easton on the turntables all night long.

A photo from the 2021 Lone Star Classic (photo by Dalton DeHart)

Rich Bitch Fridays presents Manila Luzon
At 11:30 p.m., ReBar presents Rich Bitch Fridays hosted by Adriana LaRue. These drag shows feature a weekly rotating cast of drag performers, and this week’s special guest is Manila Luzon, a RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 3, All Stars 1 and 4 contestant and the host of Drag Den. DJ Mel will be on the turntables before and after the show. 


Saturday, March 19

Banned Art!
Beginning at 5 p.m., Hardy & Nance Studios presents Banned Art, an exhibition inspired by banned and controversial books and the general act of banning books. Soul Heaven Food will be providing food for purchase all night long. 


Saturday Karaoke
At 9 p.m., JR’s Bar & Grill presents Saturday Karaoke hosted by Angelina DM Trailz. Don’t miss the $4 margaritas during Happy Hour and the What-A-Taco kitchen serving tacos until closing.


Jerac at ReBar
At 10 p.m., head over to ReBar for Jerac, a world-renowned DJ and producer from Miami. Admission is $15 and tickets can be purchased here.


Sunday, March 20

Sunday Service with Jorgeous
At 11 a.m., ReBar presents its weekly Sunday Service Drag Brunch hosted by Houston’s bearded beauty Blackberri, and featuring RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 14 contestant Jorgeous. Reservations are recommended for the drag-show performances at noon and 2 p.m. Make a reservation here.


Drag Brunch at Korny Vibes
At 1 p.m., enjoy vegan food, music, and entertainment at Korny Vibes’ St. Patrick’s Day Weekend-themed drag brunch. The show features performances by Hu’nee B, Queen Persephone, and Kitty Kontour.


Flee Screening
At 3 p.m., the Asia Society of Texas screens Flee, an animated documentary following the story of an Afghani man on the verge of marrying his husband, who resolves to come to terms with his identity and his past year as a war refugee. One of the most critically acclaimed films of the past year, Flee has been nominated for three Academy Awards.

A scene from ‘Flee’ 

Want your LGBTQ Houston event listed in our weekend roundup? Email staff member Adriana Salazar at [email protected]

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Adriana Salazar

Adriana is a marketing assistant and contributing writer for Outsmart magazine. She currently attends the University of Houston and is a print media journalism major who is also minoring in LGBTQ studies. She hopes to spread awareness of LGBTQ-related issues to the Houston area.
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