Mark your calendars! Montrose Center Special Events 2020

As we close out 2019 and look forward to the coming year, we want to take a moment to thank our amazing, vibrant, generous community for supporting us and celebrating with us. Our work is only possible because of your partnership, and we can’t thank you enough!

Looking for a fun way to support your local LGBTQ Center while making new memories and meeting new people? Please consider joining us at one of our upcoming Special Events!

More information about each event will be posted on our website ASAP.

– Sunday, February 23 – 

Decadent Desserts & Dancing | 2 to 5pm
Neon Boots Dancehall & Saloon
Benefiting AssistHers

Please join 250 community members as we celebrate local LGBTQ women and enjoy an afternoon of dancing, an impressive dessert buffet, plus hot appetizers, raffles, and more!

Tickets start at $25 and benefit AssistHers, providing support and resources to local LGBTQ women and nonbinary people with chronic illnesses or disabilities.

Tickets on sale now!

– Friday, March 13 – 

Bringin’ in the Green | 5 to 8pm | Private Residence
Benefiting Rapid Rehousing Services for Local LGBTQ Homeless Youth

Don’t miss LGBTQ Houston’s beloved annual St. Patrick’s Day Party! Network with old friends and make new ones at this happy hour event, which includes your favorite beverages, hot appetizers, and a great silent auction.

Tickets start at $35 and benefit rapid rehousing services for local LGBTQ homeless youth. Get yours today!

– Saturday, April 25 – 

Spring Gayla: TV Land, Celebrating the Golden Gays of Television 
6pm VIP Reception | 7pm Door Open | 7:30pm Dinner & Show

The Ballroom at Bayou Place

Our Spring Gayla brings together Houston’s vibrant LGBTQ and ally communities for an over-the-top evening of entertainment and cuisine. With internationally acclaimed drag, comedy, music, and dance talent, this is not your normal fundraising dinner. Join us in costume as your favorite television character!

Tickets start at $150, Tables $1,500. Benefiting rapid rehousing services for local LGBTQ homeless youth. Reserve your seats today!

– Thursday, June 4 –

LGBTQIA Youth Prom | 7 to 11pm
Benefiting Hatch Youth Services

LGBTQ youth, ages 13-20, are welcome to join us at this free event! You are welcome here and are encouraged to dress however you feel most comfortable and to dance with whomever you wish! You can expect lots of dancing, dinner buffet, door prizes, and crowning of Prom Court. Local stylists will be on-site donating hair and makeup services.

Adult supporters are invited to attend the VIP Adult Reception that evening. Tickets start at $50.

More information coming soon! This year’s Prom theme will be announced in early Spring.

To learn more about sponsoring this event, please contact Special Events Lead Meleah Jones at (713)800-0872 | mjones@montrosecenter.org

– Saturday, August 22 –

Kindred Spirits Celebration Dance | 7pm to Midnight | The Ballroom at Bayou Place
Benefiting Local LGBTQ Women

Don’t miss this annual reunion dance of 500+ LGBTQ women and supporters. You can expect hours of fun on the dance floor to your favorite hits from the 70s, 80s, and 90s, plus raffles, table decorating contest, and snacks. New friends welcome!

Tickets start at $30 and benefit our women’s programs: AssistHers, Lesbian Health Initiative, and SPRY Senior Women’s Programs. More information coming soon!

To learn more about sponsoring this event, please contact Special Events Lead Meleah Jones at (713)800-0872 | mjones@montrosecenter.org

– Friday, October 9 –

Out for Good Gala | The Ballroom at Bayou Place
6pm VIP Reception | 7pm Door Open | 7:30pm Dinner & Program
Benefiting the Montrose Center

Out for Good brings together 500+ business leaders, politicians, community members, and allies for a sophisticated, inspiring evening celebrating National Coming Out Day and the vibrant community that is LGBTQ Houston. Guests enjoy a fabulous dinner, as well as a program of heart-warming testimonials.

Tickets start at $150, Tables $1,500. More information coming soon!

To learn more about sponsoring this event, please contact Special Events Lead Meleah Jones at (713)800-0872 | mjones@montrosecenter.org