It's the HoliGay season for parties in Dallas! And there is no shortage of festivities. Whether you are interested in celebrating the season with giving, checking out the arts or enjoying a cocktail with friends, we have plenty of events to add to your calendar to ring in the hap-happiest season of all.
Wrap Party hosted by Black Tie Dinner
W Hotel; Dec. 7 – 6:30-8:30pm
Black Tie Dinner is one of the most celebrated LGBT fundraising dinners in the world. Each year following the event, the Black Tie Dinner Board gets the opportunity to distribute the funds raised by the LGBT community, dinner attendees and corporate sponsors to the it's 20 North Texas beneficiaries. Black Tie Dinner has distributed over 22 million dollars in its 35-year history, directly impacting the community. Admission is free for attendees.
Turtle Creek Chorale
Moody Performance Hall; Dec. 7-10
You might not know that the longest running gay men's chorus is located in Dallas. Founded in 1980 and herald as the brand leader in chorale music, the world-famous Turtle Creek Chorale has more than 200 singing members. The staple of their musical offerings is a holiday concert series that draws sold-out crowds from all walks of life. This season, hear the lovely sounds in the "Snowflakes" performance for a one-of-a-kind holiday show. There's also a kid-friendly version, featuring sing-a-longs, yuletide classics and a visit from Santa on Dec. 9. Get your tickets to see this unforgettable performance here.
Teddy Bear Party
Hall of State at Fair Park; Dec. 16 – 8:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Finish out the year at the sixth annual Teddy Bear Party. The party lives up to its name as each attendee is asked to donate a bear that will be gifted to Children's Research Medical Center in Dallas. Founded in the spirit of giving, the Teddy Bear Party has distributed more than $110K to local advocacy groups in its short history. This year, LA-based DJs The Perry Twins and a performance by Christine W will make it a party that you won't want to miss.