Queer Things to Do

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

Your weekly roundup of LGBTQ happenings.

Houston Eagle hosts its annual Halloween Street Party all weekend long (photo by Dalton DeHart)

Thursday, October 28

Steak Night at George’s
At 5:30 p.m., George Country Sports Bar hosts its weekly Steak Night by Free Grillin, which now features contactless ordering. Voted this year’s “Best Steak Night at a Bar” by OutSmart readers, George offers steaks, chops, and seafood. 

World Series Watch Party
At 7 p.m. go to BUDDY’S for their World Series watch party and see Houston’s own Astros compete for this year’s baseball championship title. 

Bites & Bingo
At 8 p.m., ReBar hosts Bites and Bingo hosted by local drag performer Hu’Nee B and Mauricio. There will be four rounds of bingo, and appetizers are half off. 

Hu’Nee B (photo by Angelo S. Ortiz Vela)

Friday, October 29

Eating Out with Luna
At 8 p.m., ReBar hosts Eating Out with Luna, a comedy dinner show with a cast that rotates weekly. A full menu is available, as well as their Steak and Cake special.

Superhero Halloween Bash
At 9 p.m., Neon Boots Dancehall and Saloon presents their Superhero Halloween Bash and costume contest. Party-goers can win cash prizes and get unlimited well drinks and domestic beers for $25. Tickets to the event can be purchased here.

At 11 p.m., Papi’s presents a new weekly show, Reinas, hosted by Reign Larue. The rotating weekly cast features Marc Minaj, Aivah D Crawford, Euphoria Monroe, Kenia Gallardo, and Olivia Delye. Reservations for the show can be made here.

Halloween Street Party
On Friday night, Houston Eagle kicks off its weekend-long Halloween Street Party at 611 Hyde Park Boulevard. The 21-and-up event features DJs, drag performances, costume contests, and more. 

Saturday, October 30

The Woodlands Pride Festival 2021
Beginning at noon, The Woodlands Pride’s annual LGBTQ celebration at Town Green Park features performances, vendor tents, and more. Masks and vaccines are encouraged for all attendees. 

An image from The Woodlands Pride 2019 (photo by Dalton DeHart)

Circus Freak Show
At 8 p.m., Ripcord hosts Circus Freak Show, a Halloween block party hosted by Reign Larue. The event features performances by Cirque and Destroy, Edward Vivas, as well as tarot card readings by Merlyn and kink demos by NLA and LeatherCharles. 

Japanese Breakfast at White Oak
At 8 p.m., indie-pop group Japanese Breakfast plays at White Oak Music Hall. Don’t miss out on this almost-sold-out show. Tickets can be purchased here.

Japanese Breakfast (photo via Facebook)

Pearl Bar Halloween Bash
At 9 p.m., Pearl Bar presents its annual Halloween Bash and costume contest. There will be $1,000 in cash prizes for the winners chosen by the audience. The costume contest starts at midnight and, admission is $5 at the door.

Heroes and Villains
At 10 p.m., ReBar presents Heroes and Villains, a night of costume contests and music from guest DJ Stephen Jusko. Admission for the event is $15 and can be purchased here. Bottle service is also available at 346-227-8613.

Halloween NSFW
At 10 p.m. BUDDY’S hosts Halloween NSFW, a night of contests and board games hosted by Muffy Vanderbilt III. DJ Mel will be on the turntables all night, and the costume contest starts at midnight. 

Sunday, October 31

At noon, JR’s Bar & Grill presents Haunted, a night of karaoke, drag performances, and costume contests with $1,000 in prizes. The party starts with DJ Robbie Jr. on the turntables from 3 to 7 p.m., then karaoke with Kofi at 6 p.m. and Muffy at 10 p.m., followed by the costume contest at 11 p.m.

Halloween Day Pet Costume Contest
Pearl Bar hosts its Halloween Day Pet Costume Contes, with signup for the contest starting at 3:30 p.m. followed by the contest at 5:00. There will also be a photographer on site and treat bags for all the pets.

Día de los Muertos
At 4 p.m., head over to ReBar for Día de los Muertos, their Day of the Dead celebration. This event is 21+ and there is no admission all night.

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


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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