Thursday, Dec 21
Christian Dior Exhibition
Fashion lovers flip their wigs over an exhibit that explores how Christian Dior’s creations revived the Paris haute couture industry in the aftermath of the Second World War. It features more than 100 pieces. The venue is accessible.
Runs until Sunday, March 18, 2018. Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park. For more info, visit Facebook.
Friday, Dec 22
Balls Deep Disco: Italo Christmas
The holiday edition of the recurring dance party with the naughty name celebrates, says billing, “the most futuristic and dementedly glamorous sub-genre of disco: Italo.” DJs Dianna McNally, Kris Steeves and The Robotic Kid spin. The venue is not accessible.
10pm. The Black Eagle, 457 Church St. For more info, visit Facebook.
Saturday, Dec 23
House of Filth XXXmas Staff Party on Uranus
The drag collective House of Filth hosts a raunchy, vaguely space-meets-Christmas-themed night of drag. It’s gonna be unusual. All proceeds go to Egale. The venue is mostly accessible (there are no buttons to open the front door and accessible washroom doors).
10pm–2am. Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St. For more info, visit Facebook.
Asian Xpress, the party celebrating Toronto’s “gaysian” community, goes all out for Christmas with an all-request soundtrack. DJ Sumation will spin your favourites all night long (to request in advance, email firstname.lastname@example.org). The venue is not accessible.
10:30pm–3am. Club 120, 120 Church St. For more info, visit Facebook.
Go Hard: No Limit holiday Edition
Billing for the final Go Hard of the year invites you to “sweat out your lace front” to DJs Pleasure, Blackcat and Prestige’s soundtrack of R&B, hip hop, dancehall, Afrobeats and soca. The venue is mostly accessible (the closest accessible washroom is one block south at Starbucks).
11:30pm–4am. 120 Diner, 120 Church St. For more info, visit Facebook.
Wednesday, Dec 27
Humpday: Men’s Holiday Party
Gay Asian men celebrate the end of the year and the holidays with a potluck (please bring a small dish to share). Hosted by the Asian Community AIDS Services, the Humpday event takes place on the last Wednesday of each month. The venue is not accessible.
6–9pm. Asian Community AIDS Services, 260 Spadina Ave, Unit 410. For more info, visit Facebook.