Queens take the stage throughout the week for a host of can’t-miss shows. Grab your $1 bills and get ready to be dazzled and delighted at some of Houston’s top drag shows! Whether it’s lip-syncing and voguing, campy performances, or classic show tunes with a twist, we’ve got options for whatever you’re looking for!

The Broad’s Way

Hosted by Regina Thorne-Dubois every Monday at 9 pm, The Broad’s Way has stolen the hearts of musical theater lovers for almost a decade at Michael’s Outpost. Houston’s only Broadway revue boasts a talented cast of bonafide performers and singers, blending a mixture of drag queens, drag kings, and local talent at the mic. The setting at Michael’s Outpost on Richmond Avenue offers an intimate setting for gathering with other show tune queens for a night at this local favorite show. Bring your posse, your dollar bills, and enjoy!


Reign Larue is the supreme hostess at one of Montrose’s top gay bars! For over three years, Reign has brought some of Houston’s top talent to the stage with Snatch’d, her show at Ripcord on Fairview. “The Diva of Houston” and “Mothaaa” of the House of Reign has made a name for herself as one of Houston's most fierce performers, but her shows at Ripcord are truly where she shines the brightest, alongside her fellow performers.

Drag Events at Star Sailor

Star Sailor

Star Sailor in the Heights promises smashburgers, craft beer, debauchery, and a whole lotta drag! With events throughout the year, the bar welcomes queens, such as Queen Persephone and Hu’Nee B, for events including Pride Karaoke, Burger Qween, and more! The super queer-friendly establishment will draw you in with their mouthwatering bites and beverages, and keep you coming back for amazing service and incredible drag entertainment!

Queen Brunch

The party kicks off in East Downtown every third Saturday at Chapman & Kirby for Queen Brunch with doors opening up to 30 minutes prior to showtime at 12 pm. The monthly drag brunch event includes themed performance, featured drinks, and an all you can eat brunch buffet! Promising performances by some of the most talented queens in Houston, Queen Brunch requires a reservation and themed dress is highly encouraged! Spots fill up fast, so book early!

Drag Brunch at Winnie’s

Looking for amazing food and drinks, and an equally sensational drag show as well? Look no further than Winnie’s in Midtown! Hosted by Queen Persephone on Sundays with shows at 12 pm and 2 pm, this show has garnered a loyal following and continues to delight newcomers to drag as well! Bring your crew and get ready to enjoy a shrimp po-boy, some incredible musical numbers, and a menu of original cocktails from the Winnie’s crew! The audience participation portion is an audience favorite and real crowd pleaser—you won’t want to miss it!

Brunches at Boheme


Boheme, the eclectic Montrose hideaway, offers a weekend full of drag realness and amazing food and drink! First up is Saturday Drag Bingo. Get ready for games, music, drag performances, prices, delicious food, and much more. Cost to play is $28 per person, which includes unlimited buffet and bingo cards. The fun kicks off at 11 am and wraps up around 2 pm. Sunday Drag brunch is a show you don't want to miss! Enjoy a delicious brunch, live DJ and epic outdoor drag show! The first show runs from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm and the second kicks off at 2:30 pm-4:30 pm. Get more information and info on how to book a reservation on Boheme’s website.

Laugh Track

If comedy queens are what you seek, then look no further than Laugh Track at Michael’s Outpost! Hosted by the insanely funny drag queen Carmina Vavra, Houston’s most outrageous comedy drag show takes place on Thursdays at 9 pm. Featuring a resident cast of queens and kings, Laugh Track promises a night of  nonsense, tomfoolery, and buffoonery for all!

Barcode’s Weekly Shows

Scan no further! Barcode  has all the drag you could ever want! With a weekly rotation of daily drag shows, it’s impossible to list just one worth checking out. Whether it’s Sunday’s “Queer Cabaret,” “Vicious Voices Karaoke” with Tanya Hyde on Tuesdays, “Thirsty Thursday” with Lana Blake, or any other show in the lineup, you can rest assured that you won’t be disappointed if you happen to wander into Barcode for some libations and entertainment.

3D Sunday

Eagle Houston

Drinks, dancers, and divas—oh yas! Sunday Funday is fierce, honey, thanks in part to 3D Sunday, the weekly drag show at Eagle Houston. Hosted by the stunning Alexyeus Paris, the party kicks off at 7:30 pm. upstairs in the Phoenix Room. Featuring a wide variety of entertainment, this show brings together some of Houston’s most eclectic and talented queens for an evening that will help you get the start of your week off on the right foot every time!

Millennial Dolls

Need something to look forward to on Hump Day? South Beach has you covered every Wednesday with Millennial Dolls, hosted by Reign Larue. Doors open at 9 pm, well drinks are $1 all night long, and DJ Atreyu Frausto will treat you to new tunes starting right at 9 pm. Millennial Dolls starts promptly at 11 pm. This award-winning show will keep you on your toes with energetically intoxicating performances by the drag performers. Come one, come all (as long as you’re 21+ and have your $5 cover) to Houston’s #1 nightclub for drag realness and music goodness!

Sunday Service at Rich’s

Let us bow our heads and slay! Rich’s hosts Sunday Service weekly, and that is something to rejoice and be glad about in our book! With shows happening at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm, you can rest assured that, rain or shine, the show will go on. With a rotating roster of drag hosts, including Blackberri, the “Bearded Beauty of Texas,” this show is set in one of Houston’s most popular gay bars, and features the incredible food stylings of Executive Chef Diego Chiarello. What are you waiting for? Book your reservation now before your seat gets taken!

Drag at Pearl Bar

Pearl Bar, Houston’s only lesbian bar, hosts a bevy of drag entertainment throughout the week. In addition to traditional drag shows featuring some of Houston’s hottest queens and kings, the bar on Washington Avenue hosts Queen Karaoke on Tuesday nights, H-Town Kings performances, comedy nights, drag bingo, and more! Pearl is a cultural institution and all are welcome. Find the drag show that’s right for you via the calendar pinned on their Instagram account, and be sure to tip your bartenders handsomely!


Photos: Courtesy of venues mentioned in this post.