18th Annual UnOfficial Gay Days At Disneyland Announced

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The Unofficial Disneyland Gay Days Event information has been released.  Starting on Friday, October 2nd through Sunday, October 4th, the event is expected to bring in over 30,000 LGBT and supports from not only California but all over the country.

In its’ 18th year, the UNOFFICIAL event will include many performers and events throughout the weekend.

Starting off on Friday’s events is a panel discussion with Co-Creator and Executive Producer Bradley Bredeweg, Executive Producer Joanna Johnson, and members of the cast,  of “At Home with The Fosters, , ABC Family’s award-winning groundbreaking drama series that is changing minds and hearts of fans worldwide.   The panel will take place at the Grand Californian hotel at 6 p.m and will be hosted by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club.

Next up is is a concert performance by six-time Tony Award winner, Audra McDonald at the Disneyland Hotel at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $75 and include a pre-show reception.

To finish off the evening, head over to Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen in Downtown Disney for WONDERLAND, a dance party with DJ Ray Rhodes (Tiger Heat, KBIG 104.), and RuPaul’s Drag Race favorite, Ben de la Crème.  The event runs from 9:30pm–1am and tickets are available for only $20.

Saturday starts off with Gay Day at Disneyland and ends with KINGDOM, at the House of Blues in Downtown Disney.  The weekend’s signature dance party with music from renowned DJ Kimberly S and special performances by Well Strung and Ru Paul’s Drag Race star, Manila Luzon.  Party from 9pm–1:30am for just $35 (advance ticket purchase) or $45 (at the door.)   Miss Coco Peru: A Gentle Reminder in which Drag Queen/Monologist/World Savior, Miss Coco Peru, widely known for her hilarious star turns in the films like, Trick and Girls Will Be Girls, will also take the stage in her brand new show.

Sunday takes us to Gay Day at Disney’s California Adventure and the return of the Gay Days Anaheim pool party, PLUNGE! from noon until 4:00 p.m.at its new home, the Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel.. DJ Zach Moos will be spinning while Mermaids from Sheroes Entertainment splash around in the pool. International Mr. Leather, Patrick Smith, will also be on hand.  Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.

Sunday evening ends with the performance of Ben Rimalower’s off-Broadway hit, Patti Issues, the show.   Patti Issues tells the story of a gay adolescent seeking solace at the alter of the ultimate Broadway diva, Patti LuPone.  Playing at the Grand Californian Hotel at 6:00 pm, tickets are $20.

Special VIP ticket packages for the three parties are available now. VIP Gold tickets include access to an exclusive cocktail party with three-time Emmy nominee, Dot Marie Jones from Glee, Jai Rodriguez, legendary Disney Imagineeer Bob Gurr, and Revenge star Nick Wechsler among our guests.

Both days in the parks will feature events only available over Gay Days weekend, including a family scavenger hunt, a group photo, a lesbian ice cream social, group meet ups at varying attractions, ABC screenings, and many more events targeted to families, youth, bears, couples and Mouseketeers of every ilk. There will also be a family pool party sponsored by Family Equality Council and a Teen Dance sponsored by the OC Center. A complete schedule is available at the Gay Days website.

Other highlights of the weekend include free gift bags at the Gay Days Welcome Center (located inside the Trillium Room of Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel), film screenings, mixers, a party hosted by the Family Equality Council and more.

Gay Days Anaheim is a non-sanctioned and UNOFFICIAL Disneyland event and will include other weekend guests.  Guests can wear red shirts in order to identify each other and to show strong numbers. Official T-shirts are available at the official Gay Days at Disneyland website.  Disneyland will not have any information regarding the Gay Days Anaheim event.

To reserve your amazing magical adventures to the Unofficial Gay Days at Disneyland, contact worldofmagictravel.com.   See ya at the parks!



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