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All the Annual LGBTQ events in Dallas you can't miss

Whether you like to dress up, give back or hit the dance floor, Dallas has something for you. Check out these can't-miss events happening in 2018.

House of Diffa

Celebrate fashion and philanthropy at the Design Industries Founding Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) annual gala, House of Diffa: Alter Ego 2018 on May 12 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. The fashion show event will also be a live auction, seated dinner, runway show and after party.

Black Tie Dinner

Attend the 37th annual Black Tie Dinner on Nov. 3, 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel. This event is the longest running, and one of the largest LGBTQ fundraising dinners in the United States.


Enjoy a night of Gaybingo, presented by the Resource Center and hosted at S4, every third Saturday of each month through November. The night will consist of a drag queen host, comedy and entertainment all night long.

Turtle Creek Chorale Concert Series

Hear the triumphed sounds of the Turtle Creek Chorale during their Renegade 17-18 concert series, happening throughout the year. You can also see their spring cabaret, Darker Side of Broadway on Feb. 23

Dallas Red Party

Gear up for Dallas Pride at the Dallas Red Party on Sept. 14., hosted by the Dallas Red Foundation. Red Party kicks off the eventful Dallas pride weekend in a fundraising effort to raise money and awareness for individuals affected by HIV/AIDS.

Toast to Life

The annual Resource Center dinner fundraiser, held every spring, celebrates a year’s worth of life-saving accomplishments in the LGBTQ community.

No Tie Dinner & Dessert

Why not go with No Tie?! Benefitting AIDS Services of Dallas, No Tie dinner makes certain that you have an amazing time all while supporting a great organization. The 2018 event will be held on April 7 at the Frontiers of Flight Museum.

Teddy Bear Party

You don’t need to be a bear, but you need to bring one along to get in this party! Teddy Bear Party is the best way to start the holiday season in Dallas. Formed as a labor of love in memory of lost loved ones, Teddy Bear Party will let you show your best moves on a hot dance floor and feel good about helping a child in need.

Purple Party Weekend

Without a doubt, Purple Party one of the best dance parties in the world! The event grows each year in size and influence and has put Dallas on the map as a destination for gay men and women who want to spend an amazing weekend in a BIG city. Mark your calendars - Purple Party is happening May 11-14, 2018.

Dallas Pride

Dallas Pride is the mecca of LGBTQ events in North Texas. Join us for a weekend of incredible events, fellowship and fun. And, don’t even think about missing the Alan Ross Freedom Parade - it's happening September 15 and 16, 2018.

6th Annual Dallas LGBTQ Wedding Expo

If you are looking to get hitched in Big D you need to check out this event on May 20, 2018. The best LGBTQ friendly event staff and suppliers in the area will all be there to answer your questions and make your special day a little more special.

Lambda Legal Landmark Dinner

Join Lambda Legal as the celebrate the wins that have moved equality forward and discuss the hurdles yet to come at their annual Dallas dinner happening

Texas Bear Roundup

The No. 1 event in Texas for members of the self-proclaimed “Bear” community, this event supports local organizations is sure fire way to have a great time with an amazing group of guys. The 2018 event will be held May 31 through June 3 and promises to be the event to kick off summer in Dallas.

DIFFA Wreath Collection

Easiest way to deck you halls, or doorways, this upcoming holiday season! The 23rd Annual Holiday Wreath Collection will feature handmade designer wreaths and works of art that are all auctioned off the evening of the event.

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