Drag Queens Are Taking Over Montreal This Weekend

RuGirls, Lactatia, and Nuit-Blanche superstars!

Oh, Montreal - you fabulous,  sparkly city. 

As you may already know, I am a huge lover of all things drag. Like, it could be anything Drag related, and I'm down. 

All week long there have been fun Winter Pride events for Montreal's LGBTQ+ happening around town - and they continue through the weekend, but the most exciting of all...

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...DRAG QUEENS are taking over our city, and Montreal has a lot of these fabulous creatures! We've got some Drag Royalty in town, too! 

Tomorrow night, RuPaul's Drag Race queens invade the Casino de Montreal! 

Fierté Montréal: Drag Superstars Édition Hivernale

Via Fierté MTL

Rita Baga is a force to be reckoned with in the Montreal drag scene, and she's got all your favourite RuGirls on-hand for a show that is sure to leave you gagging! Word on the street is there aren't many tickets left, so act fast! 

When? March 2, 2018 - Doors 9:00 PM, Show 10:00 PM

Where? Cabaret at Casino de Montreal

How much? $50, tickets available here.

BabyDrag - MDC Charity Show

Newcomers and "drag princesses" are ready to show you what they got in the McGill Drag Collectives first ever show and all for a great cause - raising money for the West Island LGBTQ Youth Centre.

When? March 2, 2018 - 9:00 PM 

Where? Psychic City

How Much? Only $6. Tickets available online and a few at the door. Remember, it all goes to charity! 

Montreal's own Drag Superstar, Lactatia, will be there for a very rare performance, too! I have it on good authority it'll bring you some 90s nostalgia!

Lactatia was just featured in a CBC Art Kids video, today! Catch up with Montreal's little superstar as she slowly takes over the world!

Nuit blanche SPASM 2018

Via Montreal en Lumiere

Here's one for all you Nuit Blanche all-night partiers. Festival SPASM and the Drag Queens of House of Laureen are taking over for a night of horrifically fabulous entertainment. The best of short films in the horror genre, and some spooky drag performances to match! 

When? March 3, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 3:00 AM

Where? Café Cléopatra

How much? $5 at the door. Here's more information.

Mx Fierté Montréal 2018

Via Rita Baga

Rita Baga is back again hosting the largest drag race competition in Canada. I told you she was a force to be reckoned with in Montreal. The competition is open to all types of drag and has a $5,000 cash prize. There's a public vote each Sunday night all the way up to the final drag showdown in April.

When? Every Sunday night until the April 15 Grand Finale!

Where? Cabaret Mado

How Much? FREE!! Here's more information.

Bonus - Did you know that there are two (!!) official RuPaul's Drag Race viewing parties in Montreal's gay village, every week?!

There's one at Cabaret Mado's and another at Bar Le Cocktail. 

So come out, show your love for drag and support the local queens that make Montreal so fucking fabulous! 

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