In honor of June as Pride Month, there are some great events happening around town. For the next two weeks, I’ll be looping you in on Pride with this space. To that end, here are some eats, drinks, and drag to check out.
In Fort Worth, most of the action will take place at the Urban Cowboy Saloon (2620 E Lancaster Av, 682-707-5663), your home base for all LGBTQ+ happenings through June.
1.) At 8:30pm Mon at the Urban Cowboy, The Coven show hosted by Salem Moon is bringing several styles of drag to the stage digitally and in person. Performers include Kolby Jack Davenport, Miss Venom, and Mocha McVentil. There is also a 10-minute digital intermission featuring select drag artists. To watch virtually, go to the Urban Cowboy page on Facebook or visit Twitch.TV/SalemMoonDrag.
2.) At 9pm Fri, Jun 11, the Urban Cowboy will be the site of Bleach’s Birthday Bash. Save your COVID-19/Trump jokes for later.
3.) At 9pm Sat, Jun 12, mosey on back to the Urban Cowboy for a meet-and-greet with Denali Foxx, the star of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 13. Denali will hit the stage with the cast of The Sh*t Show at 11pm.
4.) At noon Sun, Jun 13, Urban Cowboy hosts the Glamazon Prime Drag Brunch. Tickets are $10-25 at Eventbrite.com. Bring three donation items for Safe Haven of Tarrant County and receive a free pitcher of mimosas.
5.) At 9:30pm Fri, Jun 18, Crystal Methyd, the star of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 12, will do a meet-and-greet at the Urban Cowboy. Then at 11pm, Denali will return with the cast of The Sh*t Show for another performance.
6.) At 9pm Sat, Jun 19, Urban Cowboy hosts the Millennial Drag Show and Hip-Hop Night. Stay tuned for details.
7.) The Urban Cowboy won’t be the only source of Pride activity. At 10:30pm Fri-Sat, the recently reopened 1851 Club (931 W Division St, Arlington, 817-642-5554) is kicking off Pride Month with host Kiana Lee and DJ Michael. On Fri, there will be performances by Kristi Onassis Davenport, Lady Monroe, and Nia Courtland. On Sat, featured performers include Candi Carroll, Layson Cavalli, and Salem Moon. Both nights are free to attend. Call to reserve a table.
8.) At 10am Sat, Jun 12, the OutFW Field Day & Picnic will take place at the Trinity Park Duck Pond (2200 Trinity Park Dr, Fort Worth, 682-707-5663). Games include an obstacle course, spoon races, tug-o-war, water balloon toss, and more, plus there will be a dunking booth featuring favorite drag queens and bar owners. Team registration is $10 at Eventbrite.com.
To submit your Pride Month events or any other fun things to do, email Jennifer@fwweekly.com.