10 queer things to do Easter weekend in Los Angeles

Here’s your Big Gay Guide for Easter weekend in Los Angeles. Have a fabulous one.


  • Gay Play

What: The play Wicked Pagan Gays examines everything from religion to gay culture in an unlikely friendship between two gay men with different views of the world.

When: 8 tonight, 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Where: Zephyr Theatre on Melrose

Cost: $25

  • ‘Love Boat’

What: Chico’s Angels #2: Love Boat Chicas is a murder-mystery drag performance filled with detectives, models, intrigue, and lust.

When: Times vary; ends April 8

Where: The Cavern Club Theater at Casita del Campo

Cost: $35-$40

  • M.E.A.T. Party

What: Haus of M.E.A.T.’s  ALPHA BEAST party will celebrate its newest go-go dancer with beer games, giant Jenga, and a Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros competition.

When: 8:30 p.m.

Where: Faultline

Cover: None

  • ‘Purple Rain’ screening

What: A screening of Prince’s Purple Rain will close out Vista Theatre’s March Musical series.

When: Midnight

Where: Vista Theatre

Cost: $20-32.75

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  • Drag Brunch New Location

What: Voss Events Drag Brunch will include performances by the stars of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and bottomless cocktails at its new location.

When: Noon

Where: Rockwell Table & Stage

Cost: $20-35

  • Black Queer Music

What: Blackoustic is a live acoustic event showcasing up-and-coming Black queer artists ranging from singers to performance artists.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Align Galley

Cost: $12 in advance, $15 at the door.

  • Bear Brand Debut

What: London’s infamous Twisted Bear party will make its Long Beach debut with international DJs and go-go bears.

When: 9 p.m.

Where: Eagle 562

Cover: $10

  • ‘The Book of Mormon’

What: Catch The Book of Mormon before its last show. The story follows two missionaries sent to Africa to spread the word of God.  

When: Times vary; show ends Sunday

Where: Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Cost: $34.75

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  • Parking Lot Party

What: Faultline will celebrate its 24th year anniversary with its first parking lot party with DJs, pop-up shops, and food.

When: 2 – 8 p.m.

Where: Faultline

Cover: $10

  • Easter Plans

What: The Crest in North Long Beach will have free brunch featuring a champagne station as well as Bloody Mary and beer bars. A free dinner and games will also be provided.

When: Noon – 8 p.m., dinner at 4 p.m.

Where: The Crest

Cover: None

  • Scavenger Hunt

What: The annual WeHo Scavenger Hunt will return with riddles, photography challenges, puzzles, and, of course, a scavenger hunt.

When: 1 – 5:30 p.m.

Where: GYM Sportsbar

Cost: $10 per person, $40 per team.

  • Griffith Park Hike

What: Transmasc Project 1 hosts a hike for transmasculine, gender non-conforming, and other people through Griffith Park. The hike also will be accessible to people in wheelchairs because the route will be on a paved road.

When: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: The Autry at Griffith Park

Cost: Free

About the author

Kristine Bañuelos

Kristine Bañuelos is a senior at California State University Long Beach. One of her pet peeve of hers is when people say “supposably” instead of “supposedly” and “anyways” instead of “anyway.” She’s been trying to like coffee for three years, is a frequent concert-goer, and, with the help of friends, is constantly expanding her Drake and Selena merchandise collection.

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