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Queer Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: Easter 2021 Edition

Your weekly roundup of LGBTQ happenings.

Chef Adrian Perez cooks Easter Brunch at Micheal’s Outpost this Sunday (screengrab via YouTube).

Thursday, April 1

Beyond the Binary
At 6 p.m., the Montrose Center hosts Beyond the Binary, a weekly Zoom meeting for nonbinary, genderqueer, and gender-nonconforming people. The event is free and offers a safe and supportive environment for Houston’s nonbinary community to engage in group discussions. Register for the meeting here.

Members of the Kings of Houston (Photo by Angelo S. Ortiz Vela, Facebook)

Magik Dyke Show Launch
At 9 p.m., visit Pearl Bar for the first-ever Magik Dyke Show. Presented by local drag-king group Kings of Houston, the new Magic Mike-inspired event promises to be “the sexiest show in town.” There is a $5 admission fee, and masks are mandatory.

Thursday Karaoke at JR’s Houston
At 9 p.m., visit JR’s Houston for a fun-filled night of karaoke, dancing, and eats from What-A-Taco Kitchen. Hosted by local drag performer Violet S’Arbleu, don’t miss out on the bar’s happy hour until 10 p.m. and the ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ contest hosted by Kofi.

Friday, April 2

Feel Good Friday
At 5:30 p.m., the Lesbian Health Initiative of Houston hosts Feel Good Friday, a weekly Zoom event that provides participants with a 30-minute guided meditation followed by a 30-minute wellness chat. Register for the event here.

Blackberri (Facebook)

F-Rated Fridays
At 7:00 p.m., head over to Hamburger Mary’s F-Rated Fridays dinner and drag show hosted by Blackberri. While enjoying the show, consider ordering $2 shots and the restaurant’s catfish-and-shrimp dinner special.

At 10 p.m., visit ReBar for their GRL Bar event. This week’s ladies’ nighttheme is “Miami Takeover” and features music by guest DJs iLLSet and Carribeats.

Saturday, April 3

Mercado Day: Easter Edition
From 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Papi’s Houston hosts Mercado Day: Easter Edition. The shopping event features a Latin-inspired mercado selling products from Latin-owned small businesses. 

A Trip Down the Rabbit Hole
At 12 p.m., Eagle Houston presents A Trip Down the Rabbit Hole, a fun-filled Easter party with DJ ABEL on the turntables until 2 a.m.

Pride Houston’s Virtual Volunteer House
At 2 p.m., Pride Houston is hosting a virtual volunteer event for people interested in donating their time to bring the organization’s Pride 365 vision to life. This open house consists of meeting the Production Committee members, learning about their goals, and selecting a volunteer opportunity to serve them.

BUDDY’S Montrose Art Market
At 6 p.m., BUDDY’S Bar is hosting its monthly Montrose Art Market. The event will showcase crafts, paintings, wall art, and fashion accessories created by local artists.

Sunday, April 4

Easter Sunday Brunch at Bar Boheme
At 11 a.m., Bar Boheme hosts an Easter Sunday drag brunch featuring tunes by DJ Athenz and performances by drag entertainers Angelina DM Trailz, Chloe Crawford Ross, Cyn City, and Reign LaRue. 

Brunch with Chef Adrian
At 1 p.m., Michael’s Outpost celebrates Easter with brunch brought to you by openly gay celebrity chef Adrian Perez and music by Bill Sansom and Jerry Atwood. The event is $45 and includes a cooking demonstration, piano-bar show tunes, and a meal.

Sweet, Southern, & Sassy Botique stationed at Pearl Bar’s Pride Market (Facebook)

Pride Market at Pearl
At 2 p.m., Pearl Bar hosts its weekly Pride Market. From food to art, the event features all LGBTQ vendors, and is your one-stop-shop for all things queer. 


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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