Note: This is only the beginning! Keep checking back as we'll be adding events and meet ups to the schedule throughout the summer!

 

 

Friday, September 30, 2016

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!

 

Family Kick-off Splash
2pm- 4pm, 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.

 


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
6:00 pm, ESPN Zone, 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 Pajama and Ice Cream Party
8:00 pm Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel (The Official Gay Days Family Hotel). FREE!
Meet up with other LGBT families for a free pajama party featuring ice cream sundaes, storytelling with author, Eric Rosewood, a princess encounter and fireworks viewing! 

 


9:30pm–1am, Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen, Downtown Disney
Tickets $20 at the door, 18+
Time for another trip down the rabbit hole! Let's get Gay Days Anaheim going with DJ Ray Rhodes (TigerHeat), RuPaul's Drag Race star, Trixie Mattel! 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!"

 

 


Saturday, October 1, 2016

 


(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 (stationary) Boat
11am, Mark Twain Riverboat,
Ahoy matey! Looking to mix, mingle or make a new friend? Then come, aboard! The boat won't be moving this year as construction on the River continues, but that doesn't mean we can't climb aboard and listen to some Dixieland Jazz!

 

Meet up with Derek and Romaine!
11:00 am, The Golden Horeshoe, Frontierland,, FREE!

Derek Hartley and Romaine Patterson are back at Gay Days! Join them for a rootin' tootin' mixer and fan appreciation. They will be as excited to see you as you are to see them.

 

 
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
1:00pm, 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.

 


4:30pm, 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.

 


5:30–7pm, TBA
Join us for a an exclusive celebrity reception with complimentary cocktails and celebrity guests! 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.

 

Get Goofy with the Families!
7:00pm, Goofy's  Playhouse, Toontown
Get goofy and bounce around with other families in Toontown!
 

 

Leslie Jordan: Straight Outta Chattanooga
7pm, Sorrell Room, Disney's Grand Californian Hotel

$30 General Admission, $50 Premium Seating Package
In this intimate setting, TV and film star Leslie Jordan presents his new, hysterical show to Gay Days! Premium tickets include preferred seating and a post-show champagne reception with Mr.  Jordan.


9pm–1:30am, ESPN Zone Downtown Disney
Tickets $40 in advance, $50 after 9/29. 18+
Get ready to rule in our new home, ESPN Zone! The centerpiece event of the Gay Days weekend returns with DJ Roland Belmares and a special performance by Steve Grand!. Each ticket includes $25 in game play!  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 VIP room and receive $50 in game play.


Sunday, October 2, 2016

 


(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!

 

Gay Brunch!
Seating from 10:30am - Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen, Downtown Disney, $38 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.

 


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  will be splashing at the pool.  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.

 

DOROTHY, BLANCHE, SOPHIA AND ROSE: A PANEL ON THE GOLDEN GIRLS
4:00PM, Grand Californian Hotel, Sorrell Room, FREE!
Join Jim Colucci, author of  Golden Girls Forever: An Unauthorized Look Behind the Lanai, and a panel of writers from the show as they discuss the enduring classic and its irrefutable impact on gay culture.

 

An Intimate Conversation with Alan Cumming
6:00pm, Grand Californian Hotel, Sorrell Room, $25
Alan Cumming has done it all:  TV (The Good Wife), Film (X2), Broadway (Cabaret) and recording artist (Sappy Songs). He's written books, created a perfume line, and is besties with Liza. Of COURSE we want to talk to him! And you want to be there.
 Tickets on sale now

 

T DANCE!
7:30 PM Hollywood Pictures Backlot

What's Sunday Funday without a T dance? Join us at the Hollywood Backlot 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!)
Note: World of Color tickets must be secured in advance. Get a FASTPASS from the machines at Grizzly River Run.

 

 

 

 

The Official 2016 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!