Queertoberfest

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Queertoberfest

Balena Canto and Love City present the first-ever Queertoberfest!

When and where

Date and time

Location

Love City Brewing Company 1023 Hamilton Street Philadelphia, PA 19123

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About this event

QUEERtoberfest: That's right, it's your classic Bavarian celebration with beer, food, and entertainment, BUT oh so much more fabulous! Presented by Balena Canto.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

An all-day line up of drinks, food, and entertainment including:

  • A German Opera/Operetta performance co-presented with Opera on Tap: Philadelphia featuring a cast of all local LGBTQ+ opera singers headlined by drag queen and opera singing legend Sapphira Cristal!
  • An Oktoberfest/Weimar Cabaret/German Underground Music themed Drag & Burlesque show Extravaganza headlined by Philly's own Eric Jaffe!
  • A German Electro and Techo Dance Party with pop-up performances by Philly drag legends, Icon Ebony Fierce and Iris Spectre!
  • Yodeling, Costume (get out those lederhosen!) and Pretzel Eating contests! Pretzel nuggets provided by Auntie Anne's Pretzels at Shops at Liberty Place. Prizes provided by Andrew Christian and more!
  • Traditional Köln-style service of Sure Shot Kölsch and Lovefest Oktoberfest beers! Love City's full menu of drinks will be available for purchase, including mocktails and soft drinks for sober fam!

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • A traditional 8oz Kölsch glass to take home!
  • Your first 8oz beer!
  • Hours of fun and entertainment!

Food provided by Mom Mom's Kitchen! Pierogi, sausages, sauerkraut, etc.!(food truck items are not included with the price of admission).

WHEN & WHERE:

Sunday, October 2nd from 12:00 - 8:00 pm

Love City Brewing (Taproom) 1023 Hamilton St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (subject to change/times are approximate):

12:00 - 2:00 Taproom open, let the drinks flow!

2:00 - 3:30 German Opera/Operetta Concert

3:30 - 4:00 Yodeling Contest

4:00 - 4:30 Pretzel Eating Contest

4:30 - 6:00 Drag/Burlesque Show

6:00 - 6:30 Costume Contest

6:30 - 8:00 German Electro/Techno Dance Party w/ Pop Up Performances

WHO:

Host & Emcee: Balena Canto

DJ: Brando Calrissian

German Opera/Operetta Concert:

Alex Gillam

Madison Boyer

Marcelle McGuirk

Gabe Anthony

Gabriel Rebolla (pianist)

Quinn Possible

Rebecca Sacks

Sapphira Cristal (Headliner)

Drag/Burlesque Show:

Eric Jaffe (Headliner)

Esme Eventide

Esmerelda May

Evie Azariel

Lamia

Hannibal Lickher

Heavens 2 Betsy

Paula Deen White

Renaissance Noir

Roxanne Rohls

German Electro/Techo Dance Party:

Brando Calrissian (DJ)

Icon Ebony Fierce (Pop Up Performer)

Iris Spectre (Pop Up Performer)

TICKETS:

$20 admission can be purchased online or at the door (bearing availability)

**Balena Canto Presents events are NOTAFLOF (no one turned away for lack of funds) if you would like to attend and cannot purchase a ticket or would like to sponsor a ticket for someone in need, please contact Balena directly at balenacanto@gmail.com

$20