Orlando is having lots of fun this month, especially this week and next week, as one anniversary leads to another! Pulse Orlando will be celebrating their 10th anniversary this week, culminating in a special appearance by Jessica Wild! Then next week, Parliament House will be celebrating 39 years in business with special appearances by BeBe Zahara Benet, Shangela, and Armani! I’m excited for all of it. Can’t wait to see you out and about! Lots of love to you all!
Thursday July 17
Sawmill Resort in Dade City loves their theme weekends, and this weekend they cater to the fetish communities with Fetish 3. This weekend there will be a fetish contest, where the winner will walk away with $500 in prizes; a late night fetish party; a meet-and-greet with adult film stars; and so much more! Call (352) 583-0664 for more information.
Bradley’s on 7th in Tampa is one of my favorite places to see a drag show in Central Florida. They always bring down the house and make sure everyone enjoys themselves. Leading lady Joey Brooks will be hosting the amateur strip contest tonight at midnight with the help of Robyn Demornay. If you’re coming back this weekend for a show, Joey will be performing with Esme Russell and Jasmine Skiies on Friday, and with Daphne Ferraro and Chi Chi Lalique on Saturday! Show times are at 11:30 p.m. and 1:15 a.m.
Friday July 18
Fan favorite Jujubee from RuPaul’s Drag Race season two and All-Stars is returning to the Parliament House in Orlando for one night only! The cover charge is waived if you get there before 11! She will be in two shows with the acclaimed Footlight Players, at 10 p.m. and midnight. Music is provided by DJ Scott Robert.
I have heard nothing but good things about Jennifer Real, a singer/songwriter who is a regular performer at City Side in Tampa. I was told that during a recent patio performance, her singing was so alluring that people from nearby establishments stopped by to see what was going on, and stayed for Jennifer! If that’s not a ringing endorsement, I don’t know what is! See her live tonight starting at 6 p.m.
Saturday July 19
Support Come Out with Pride Orlando and win big at the slots all at the same time! Their event Loose Slots Ahoy! will start with a pre-party at Parliament House at 3 p.m. followed by a shuttle to Port Canaveral at 5. The Victory Casino cruise ship awaits, and so does food and $20 you can use to play (and hopefully win)! Enjoy the music of the ’80s and ’90s as spun by a DJ on hand for the casino night. Tickets cost $35 and can be purchased at comeoutwithpride.com.
If you’re staying at the Parliament House instead, the divas of South Beach are returning for an unforgettable “South Beach Invasion” show! Be sure to come on out and give TP Lords, Erika Norell, Noel Leon and Missy Meyakie LePaige a hearty Central Florida welcome! They will be performing with the Footlight Players at 10 p.m. and midnight. Cover charge is $8. Music by DJ Brianna.
Don’t miss Pulse Orlando’s 10th anniversary! Everything builds up to a special appearance by Jessica Wild from RuPaul’s Drag Race season two tonight! Coquito Saturdays, Pulse’s Latin Saturday night party, will also feature appearances by Chevelle Brooks and Jasmine International. Cover is free before 11 p.m. for 21 and up. Music by DJ Joe Joe and DJ Infinite.
Wednesday July 23
In the run-up to Parliament House‘s 39th anniversary, the employees will be putting on their always entertaining annual turnabout show, benefiting the food drive at Joy Metropolitan Community Church. A donation of $5 is suggested at the door. Showtime starts at 9 p.m.; watch your favorite bartenders and staff switch it up for charity!
Bring your friends and enjoy a fun night of food, trivia and laughs at Hamburger Mary’s Orlando. Team Trivia with your host Doug Bowser starts at 7 p.m. Get there earlier to snag your seat, and call ahead to reserve it! Seats go fast at Hamburger Mary’s! For reservations, call (321) 319-0600.