NOTE: THIS IS THE SCHEDULE FROM 2015. WE ARE LEAVING IT LIVE SO YOU CAN SEE THE KINDS OF THINGS YOU CAN EXPECT AT GAY DAYS. THE 2016 SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED IN EARLY SUMMER.

 

 

Friday, October 2, 2015

 

Gay Days Welcome Center
Noon–8pm, Trillium Room, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel, FREE!
Buy the official Gay Days Anaheim T-Shirt, limited edition pin and tickets to Plunge!, the Gay Days Anaheim pool party. Pick up a FREE goodie bag, meet our sponsors or just say hello. We're here to help with all your Gay Days needs. Learn more about the Welcome Center by clicking here!

ABC Screening Room
4:00, Sorrell Room, Grand Californian Hotel, FREE!
Savor the pilots of two of ABC's most highly anticipated fall series, Quantico and Blood and Oil, featuring Chace Crawford and Don Johnson!
 


5pm–7pm, Brisa Courtyard, Disney's Grand Californian Hotel, FREE!
Join Disneyland's LGBT Diversity Resource Group, PRIDE, as they welcome you to the Resort. A no-host bar refreshment hour will be held from 5:00 until 6:00pm.

Cocktails with Derek and Romaine
5:30 pm, Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel, Rose Garden, FREE!
Derek Hartley and Romaine Patterson are back at Gay Days! Join them for a cocktail mixer and fan appreciation. They will be as excited to see you as you are to see them.
 

Family Kick-off Splash
6pm- 8pm, Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel (The Official Gay Days Family Hotel). FREE!
Grab the kids and the sunscreen for this poolside gathering for families to meet up with other families and kick-off the Gay Days Anaheim weekend.

 

At Home with The Fosters
6:00 pm, Sorrell Room, Grand Californian Hotel, FREE!

JoinThe Fosters  Co-Creator and Executive Producer Bradley Bredeweg and Executive Producer Joanna Johnson for an informative, informal chat looking at where the show has been, where it’s going, and how the groundbreaking show is changing minds and hearts while entertaining millions of fans around the world. Hosted by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. (Please note, unfortunately The Fosters production schedule has changed and Hayden Byerly will no longer be able to join the panel, as he will be on set working Friday evening.)

 

 


An Evening with Audra McDonald
7pm, Disneyland Hotel, Grand Ballroom.
Tickets $75 & $125
The amazing, six-time Tony Award Winner (and very vocal LGBT rights advocate) Audra McDonald has sold out Carnegie Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and stages all over the world, and now she's coming to Gay Days! Seeing her in an intimate setting is a very rare opportunity you won't want to miss! Each ticket includes a pre-show reception and hors d'oeuvres buffet. Tickets ON SALE NOW

 


9:30pm–1am, Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen, Downtown Disney
Tickets $20 at the door, 18+
Time for another trip down the rabbit hole, but  this year we're featuring a special performance by Ru Paul's Drag Race star, Ben de la Creme! So let's get Gay Days Anaheim going with DJ Ray Rhodes (TigerHeat), Momma and host, Kelly Bailey!  There's something for everyone at this mad bash. Tickets for Wonderland are available NOW —or you can purchase a VIP Party Pass to get into Kingdom, Plunge AND Wonderland! VIP guests at Wonderland have access to their own lounge and bar. What is it that Alice was told to do? Oh, yeah: "Drink me!"

ABC Screening Room: Encore
10:00, Sorrell Room, Grand Californian Hotel, FREE!
Savor the pilots of two of ABC's most highly anticipated fall series, Quantico and Blood and Oil, featuring Chace Crawford and Don Johnson!

 


Saturday, October 3, 2015

 


(8am - midnight) Put on your red shirt and get ready to ride. Watch the Happiest Place on Earth become the gayest!

Gay Days Welcome Center
9am–8pm, Trillium Room, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel, FREE!
Buy the official Gay Days Anaheim T-Shirt, limited edition pin and tickets to Plunge!, the Gay Days Anaheim pool party. Pick up a FREE goodie bag, meet our sponsors or just say hello. We're here to help with all your Gay Days needs. Learn more about the Welcome Center by clicking here!

Family Scavenger Hunt 
10:30am, Jolly Holiday Bakery, FREE!
Scour the park with the whole family and win prizes! Hosted by Family Equality Council. To sign up, CLICK HERE.

The BIG Red Boat
11am, Mark Twain Riverboat, meet in front!
Ahoy matey! Looking to mix, mingle or make a new friend? Then come, um, cruise with us! Meet in front of the attraction and we’ll sail the Rivers of America together. (And please wait in front until we bring everyone on board—we want to make sure everyone, um, cruises together!)

 

GAY DAYS MENU ITEMS!
Enjoy exclusive Gay Days Anaheim desert offerings at the Hungry Bear Restaurant, Redd Rockett's Pizza Port, Tomorrowland Terrace, Jolly Holiday Bakery and Plaza Inn at Disneyland and Boardwalk Pizza and Pasta, Pacific Wharf Cafe, Paradise Garden Grill and Corndog Castle at Disney California Adventure
ALL DAY LONG!

 

 
Noon, meet at the Plaza Inn on Main Street, U.S.A.
Are you a gay family here with your kids? Meet other families for the Plaza's famous fried chicken. Special Gay Days Anaheim combo available.Hosted by Family Equality Council.

 

TOMORROWLAND TEEN LUNCH                                                                                               
Noon, Redd Rockett's Pizza Port, Tomorrowland
Teens looking to chill can grab a slice at this new meet up, scheduled just for them.


Noon, Rancho del Zocalo, Frontierland
Women who love women can meet up for a spicy dish at this restaurant (and the food's not bad either!). Keep your eyes peeled for the ladies in red.


Noon, Hungry Bear Restaurant, Critter Country
All you bears and bear-lovers hankering for some good eats had best meet up here for one big jamboree. Special Gay Days Anaheim combo available.

Let's All Sing Like the Birdies Sing
1:30pm, Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
Put on your grass skirt and get ready to hula as we gather for some Polynesian pleasure (including choreography) in the Enchanted Tiki Room.


2:30pm, Sleeping Beauty Castle
Wear your red shirt and say "Cheese!" This ginormous photo op is the place to see and be seen.


4pm, Small World Mall (in front of "it's a small world")
Join us in front of "it's a small world" to watch the sensationsal Soundsational Parade.

TEEN JAVA JIVE   
5:30 pm, Starbucks, Main Street USA 
An informal meet up for teens who want to hang out and grab a frapucinno.

CD-Signing: WELL STRUNG
5:00 pm, Trillium Room, Grand Californian Hotel
Swing by the Gay Days Welcome Center for a signed copy of Well Strung's brand new CD, POPSSICAL, which comes out on Oct. 2! All four of this hunky quartet will be on hand for autographs and pictures. Meet them before they tear it up at Kingdom at 9:00!


5:30–7pm, TBA
Join us for a an exclusive celebrity reception with complimentary cocktails and celebrity guests including Revenge star Nick Wechsler, Jai Rodriguez,  Disney legend Bob Gurr, Michael Urie, Alec Mapa and Frank DeCaro! This party is always one of the secret highlights of the year. You MUST have purchased VIP Gold Pass in advance to attend this event.

Coco Peru: A Gentle Reminder
7pm, Sorrell Room, Disney's Grand Californian Hotel

$25 Advance, $35 VIP Seating Advance-- SOLD OUT
In this intimate setting, the trick and Girls Will be Girls star will share stories about her life, sing some songs and basically change lives. Well, maybe that last part is a bit too much, but all she asks of her audience is to pretend that they're at a big group therapy session… and it's her turn to talk. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

 

Teen Dance


7–10pm, Mark Twain Room. Frontierland Tower, Disneyland Hotel, FREE!
TigerHeat DJ Ray Rhodes takes to the turntables at our dance for LGBTQ youth, presented by the OC Center!  20 years old and under only.


9pm–1:30am, House of Blues Anaheim, Downtown Disney
Get ready to rule! The centerpiece event of the Gay Days weekend returns with DJ Kimberly S spinning and special performances from RuPaul's Drag Race star Manila Luzaon and Well Strungi!  Tickets on sale now!. or you can purchase a VIP Party Pass to get into Kingdom, Plunge! AND Wonderland!  VIP Guests have access to an exclusive terrace with prime stage viewing and a bottle service option.

 

Screening: DAYS OF OUR LIVES, The Wedding Episode
9:30pm, Sorrell Room, Gran Californian Hotel
Like Sands Through the Hourglass.... NBC's longest-running daytime drama “Days of our Lives,” made history last year by airing the the marriage of Will Horton (Guy Wilson) and Sonny Kiriakis (Freddie Smith)-- the first time two men tied the knot on a daytime drama, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this November. Re-live the moment tonight!

 


Sunday, October 4, 2015

 


(8am, - 10pm) Enjoy the wonders of California, Disney style! Ease on down the road of Buena Vista Street and don't forget to pull into Cars Land (we recommend the food at Flo's)!

Gay Days Welcome Center
9am - 3pm, Trillium Room, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel, FREE!
Pick up free goodies, visit our sponsors, check out our vendors, purchase the Gay Days Anaheim pin and T-shirt (if any are left!) or just say hi! Learn more about the Welcome Center by clicking here!

 

Breakfast with the Kids!                                                                               
10 am, Tangaroa Terrace, Disneyland Hotel
Join other LGBT families for an informal breakfast gathering Polynesian style!

 


Seating from 10:30am - Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen, Downtown Disney, $37 per person

Chow down at this delicious N'awlins brunch buffet prepared especially for us. Includes all-you-can-drink mimosas! Call (714)563-7261 for reservations.


11am, Grizzly River Run (Meet in front of the big bear—the statue!)

Bears and bear-lovers will gather for a ride down the rapids.

 

GAY DAYS MENU ITEMS!
Enjoy exclusive Gay Days Anaheim desert offerings at the Hungry Bear Restaurant, Redd Rockett's Pizza Port, Tomorrowland Terrace, Jolly Holiday Bakery and Plaza Inn at Disneyland and Boardwalk Pizza and Pasta, Pacific Wharf Cafe, Paradise Garden Grill and Corndog Castle at Disney California Adventure ALL DAY LONG!
 

 


Noon–4pm, The Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel (900 S. Disneyland Dr. Free Shuttle available)
$20 advance/$25 at the door, 21+

You may get wet! Get ready to dive into the Gay Days Anaheim pool party! DJ Zach Moos will be spinning while Mer-folk and Mermen from Sheroes Entertainment presents Mesmerize will be splashing at the pool. Plus we'll have special guest, International Mr. Leather, Patrick Smith!  Tickets on sale now!


2:30pm, Clarabelle's, Disney California Adventure (near park entrance)

Just an information gathering of gals for a cool, refreshing treat.

Patti Issues starring Ben Rimalower
6:00pm, Grand Californian Hotel, Sorrell Room, $20
Hailed as “ecstatically vivid” by The New York Times and praised for its “wit, feeling and conviction” by Time Out New York, this off-Broadway hit now comes to Gay Days! The true story of a young boy whose father's coming out causes familial havoc, leaving our hero to seek solace at the alter of Patti LuPone. Hosted by Alec Mapa. Tickets on sale now

T DANCE!
7:30 PM Hollywood Pictures Backlot

What's Sunday Funday without a T dance? Join us at the kaleidoscopic Mad T Party as we, er, um, refresh, before the evening's activities!


8pm, Hearthstone Lounge, Disney's Grand Californian Hotel, Free!

Join us for a relaxing way to end the weekend. Kick back and enjoy a cocktail at this unofficial gathering in the stunning Grand.

World of Color
9:00 pm, Paradise Pier Lagoon

Come watch Disney's biggest spectacle (which happens to be rainbow themed!) in a brand new edition, featuring Neil Patrick Harris!
Note: World of Color tickets must be secured in advance. Get a FASTPASS from the machines at Grizzly River Run.

 

 

 

 

The Official 2015 shirt on sale now. Click here!

 
 

 

 

  Queens in the Kingdom guidebook in stores now!  Along with Disneyland and Walt Disney World, there are chapters on all the international parks and the Disney Cruise Line, plus 100 new Fairy Facts, and much more!

And don't worry, Eddie and Jeffrey are still bitchy… um… witty.

Get Your Order in Today!!

NOTE FOR THOSE WHO DO NOT HAVE THEOFFICIAL GAY DAYS T-SHIRT: We encourage your creativity when selecting a shirt (as long as it's red!). Just please keep in mind that Disneyland is open to the general public and there will be people of all ages present. Thanks! 

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See you on the Matterhorn!