Your Gay NYC Calendar: The Boylesque Festival, GaymerX and a ‘Playgirl’ Themed Swim Party

Every week we take a look at the biggest and best happenings on the gay NYC calendar so you know what to do and where to go to see and be seen.

This week, our list features the annual Boylesque Festival, a convention of gay gamers and an adult swim party with a Hugh Hefner theme.


Check out these top gay NYC calendar picks for the week:

6th Annual New York Boylesque Festival

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Jen Gapay of Thirsty Girl Productions and Club Cumming co-creator Daniel Nardicio join forces for The 6th Annual New York Boylesque Festival. With over 40 male performers from all over the world, this year’s two day flesh-festival promises to be the sexiest weekend of the season.

Club Cumming (505 East 6th St.) will host the first night’s Teaser Party on Friday, Nov. 3rd. Hosted by Miss Astrid, there are two shows scheduled for 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Highline Ballroom (431 West 16th St.) will host the main event on Saturday, Nov. 4th, hosted by the World Famous *BOB*. Doors at 6 p.m. and show at 7 p.m.

For more information, head here.

GaymerX East 2017

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GaymerX East 2017, the second annual New York City incarnation of the five-year-old LGBTQ gaming convention GaymerX, is happening this weekend (you can still grab tickets if you want to go).

Check out our list of not-to-miss happenings all weekend long right here.

Saturday Night Swim

Guy Social hosts this indoor swim soiree at the Room Mate Grace Hotel in Midtown Manhattan. This month, they’re celebrating the life of Hugh Hefner. Think Bunny Ears, silk robes over speedos, bowties, black accessories and fetish gear.

Starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 at the door.

Trade Arena Festival Kick-Off

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Brian Rafferty’s Trade returns with DJ Brett Henrichsen, plus new beats by Arena Festival resident Sergio Ramirez.

This event is also a benefit for people affected by the recent natural disasters in Mexico and Puerto Rico. A percent of ticket sales plus all donations made at TRADE will be matched and donated by Brian Rafferty Productions.

Doors at 10 pm. Tickets start at $20. 


Bad Behavior

Being bad never felt so good. DJs JD Samson and Sammy Jo serve up beats to keep your body moving at this House of Yes rage offering pop-up pole dances, back rooms, sexy go-go dancers and plenty of reasons to get into some trouble.

Doors at 10 p.m. No cover. RSVP here.