LGBT+ Events To Catch Over The Holidays

As the peak of party season rolls in, be sure to check out these fabulously queer parties.

People enjoying a party at a disco

With the Silly Season in full effect, we’ve put together a handy guide of LGBT+ events happening between now and New Year’s Eve. Try and nab yourself an early bird ticket to avoid the Christmas queues!

Sounds of Change – Friday December 21

The Movement For Asylum Seekers in Ireland (MSAI) and their Right2Work Campaign are hosting a fundraiser gig – Sounds of Change in the Workmans tomorrow night. The night will raise awareness of the difficulties facing refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Ireland while raising money for MASI to continue their vital work. Confirmed acts include the Kaleidoscope Collective and DJ Goldfinger, with one more act to be confirmed.

3 Sleeps Til Christmas – Saturday December 22

Don’t panic if you still have not got your Christmas shopping done. Craftopia will be at Street 66 to help you out. With stalls full of handmade gifts and crafts, as well as live music, don’t miss this final market before the real Christmas rush.

Mother Christmas / Naughty List – Saturday December 22

Come join the Mother DJs for a Christmas disco this Saturday night at The Hub on Eustace Street. The Mother gang will be delivering a mix of decadent disco and electronic tuneage from 11:00pm until the wee small hours. This will be Mother’s last blow out before they head home to their real mothers for the holidays. To nab your spot on the naughty list click here, or show up before midnight to get in for a tenner.

Jingle Ur Balls At Daddi – Friday December 28

The crew behind Daddi Dublin’s events will be kicking off their monthly men-only party on Friday December at Tramline on D’Olier Street. International DJ Hugo Jarocki will be there along with the Dirty Daddy Dancers. Jingle Ur Balls will be Daddi’s final event of 2018. 

Bukkake Christmas Special – Saturday December 29

For one night only, Bukkake will be hosting a Christmas Special at Opium on Wexford Street. DJs Paddy Scahill, Rafael Mafra and Sean Ratchford will be playing the Main Room, with DJ Stephen Dowling manning the Pop Room. Expect all the usual bells and whistles of a Bukkake bank-holiday party, but this time in the lead up to Christmas.

Midas Touch – NYE Golden Palace Party – Monday December 31

H&G Events will be celebrating Irish women at the Loughcrew House in County Meath. Fancy dress is encouraged at this BYOB event and you can expect a stellar line-up including Reveller, Louise Bruton and Sarah Rossney. 

New Years Eve at the George – Monday December 31

Join the George Monday night staples – Bunny and Phil T Gorgeous to ring in the New Year with some very special guests. To help with NYE madness, you can nab yourself an Early Bird ticket and a queue skip so you can party the night away.

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