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RuPaul's DragCon LA 2018

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Los Angeles, CA

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A Three Day Event Celebrating Pop Culture, Art, and All Things Drag!


RuPaul’s DragCon is the only place to kiki with your favorite drag queens and stars all under one roof! Come through and meet your faves, snap a selfie, and get your life! Here at DragCon it is RuPaul’s Best Friends Race!

Kid Zone

RuPaul’s DragCon is a family affair! After your kids have met their favorite drag queens, stop by the Kid Zone for arts, crafts and more!

The Runway

Sissy on over to The Runway: Presented by WOW Presents Plus! See performances from special guests, participate in contests, and more. Check back here for exciting news about what's taking place.


Make sure to stop by the World of Wonder booth for official RuPaul’s DragCon merch! Snatch t-shirts, mugs, tote bags, plus brand-new merchandise. And for the first time at DragCon LA we’ll be selling collectable Series 2 enamel pins!

VIP Lounge

For the first time at RuPaul's DragCon, all VIP ticket holders get access to the exclusive VIP Lounge, with a view of the show floor. Located upstairs, come relax, and get a drink at the VIP cash bar.

The Lounge

The lounge is located right in the center of RuPaul’s DragCon. It’s the perfect meet up spot for you and your friends, a place to come kick your feet up, relax, and charge your phone.


Don’t miss out on some of the most entertaining and informative panels at RuPaul’s DragCon! Hear from your favorite queens and celebs on topics ranging from drag tips to art, culture, and political resistance.

Photo Ops

Get ready to pose the house down! RuPaul’s DragCon LA is going to have more photo ops than ever before!


With more than 300 exhibitors, RuPaul’s DragCon is the place for some of the most sickening shopping around! Shop art, fashion, wigs, and beyond!

In addtion, there will be a wide range of programming, including Q&A sessions with drag stars and icons, lip sync contests, drag herstory, fashion, make-up, styling, and pop culture workshops, for men and women.

Checkout the full list of talent and exhibitors coming to DragCon LA.

Ticket Levels

Weekend Tickets

3 days instead of 2! Not only does the weekend ticket get you in Saturday and Sunday, it gets you into our expanded Preview Night on Friday!

Single Day Tickets

If you can't join us for the full weekend, Single day tickets get you in either Saturday or Sunday starting at 10am.

Kids Tickets

All are welcome at RuPaul’s DragCon. Kids 10 and under are free when accompanied by an adult with a ticket. The kids ticket will grant them the same access to DragCon as the adult’s ticket level, but does not include VIP perks or access to the parties. Kids will be let in during VIP hours if the adult has a VIP ticket.

VIP Experience - Sold Out

The biggest VIP experience yet. No other DragCon ticket required because the VIP Experience gets you in early Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

VIP Perks:

  • Extended VIP hours gives holders 3 extra hours!
  • 10% off merch at the World of Wonder booth
  • A special acoustic performance on the Runway by Trixie Mattel during Preview Night’s VIP hours
  • Exclusive VIP Lounge with a cash bar with food, open Saturday and Sunday
  • Priority seating for panels
  • Special Collector’s Edition Badge
  • VIP Line for Meeting RuPaul
  • Exclusive DragCon LA tote bag, hoodie, enamel pin, button, lanyard, and patch (picked up during registration)
  • Autographed picture of RuPaul, with a certificate of authenticity, included in the VIP Merch Bag that is picked up during registration.

The VIP Experience does not include entrance to the separate DragCon Parties.

The DragCon Parties

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Battle on the Runway

Friday, May 11th 2018

Look Queens face-off with Dance Queens in an unforgettable runway show combining fashion with high-energy performance. Shangela hosts this legendary battle of Looks versus Dance! Lineup to be announced closer to the event. 21 and over only.

Doors open at 8:00pm & performance starts at 9:00pm


Belasco Theater
1050 S. Hill Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

World of Queens

Saturday, May 12th 2018

Travel the Globe with stops at the favorite countries of Acid Betty, Detox, Kim Chi, Kennedy Davenport, Latrice Royale, Violet Chachki and Valentina. An all ages event.

Doors open at 8:00pm & performance starts at 9:00pm


The Orpheum Theatre
842 S. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90014

RuPaul's DragCon Pageant

Sunday, May 13th 2018

Your favorite Drag Race Stars display their charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent to earn your vote in the first annual DragCon Pageant. Michelle Visage hosts Runway and Talent competitions to help you choose a winner! Lineup to be announced closer to the event. An all ages event.

Doors open at 8:00pm & performance starts at 9:00pm


The Orpheum Theatre
842 S. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Frequently Asked Questions

Visit help.rupaulsdragcon.com for answers to common questions or email us at help@rupaulsdragcon.com.

DragCon Hours

Talent may charge for autographs, photographs, or meet and greets. Preview night is primarily meant for shopping, and there will not be any panels or other programing scheduled. The VIP Experience, Weekend, Saturday, Sunday, and Kids Tickets do not include entrance to the separate DragCon Parties. DragCon does not guarantee meeting talent.

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