Regional Listing of Recurring Events

Listings are sorted by date of the event, then categorized by the nature of their primary interest:

  • Alternative Music & Culture in Rust.
  • BDSM & Fetish in Red.
  • Lifestyle & Swinger in Green.
  • Gay, Bi, & Transgender in Wine.
  • Mainstream in White.

Please note: some crossover will often exist, so the function in question will be listed by the nature that most reflects the general practice of its venue.

  • The Calendars Page carries Gateway Links & Regionial Concerts.
  • Our Main Calendar offers a FULL listing of all regional events.
  • Major National Events are listed on our Main Calendar & to their own page.
  • Weekly Recurring Events are listed here (theme nights are also on our Main Calendar).
  • For News regarding recent developments in the scene, please see News & Notes.

Recurring Events for DC, Baltimore, & the Mid-Atlantic Region:


  • Black Rose ( holds a weekly 'Brown Bag Munch'  & educational series at The Crucible.
  • CapitolBate (my.yapp/CBCDC): All Male Masturbation Group meeting 7pm at a private gallery on Capitol Hill.


  • Transit (Facebook): Weekly EDM Night in Fairfax. Hosted at Auld Shebeen downstairs.
  • Shadows Hump Day Social (SwingLifestyle): Hosted in Hyattsville, MD. 
  • Women's Choice Wednesday (SaintsandSinners): hosted on-premise by Saints & Sinners in Philadelphia.
  • DC Prime Timers ( Gathering of older gay/bi men at Dupont Italian Kitchen.
  • Sigma ( holds open play at its on-site dungeon.


  • Clusterfunk at Madam's Organ (MadamsOrgan): Offering some of the area's best jams & popular w/ alt DC.
  • DC Burner Happy Hour (DCBurners): Local 16 hosts a weekly happy hour for the DC Burner Community.
  • Asylum 13 (Facebook): Wilmington Del. hosts a weekly Dark Alt. night at Mojo 13 (1706 Philadelphia Pike).
  • DC After Dark (Fetlife): Meet & Greet Happy Hour at Dupont Italian Kitchen (17th St. NW DC).
  • Thirsty Thursday (SaintsandSinners): hosted on-premise by Saints & Sinners in Philadelphia.
  • L.U.R.E. (DCEagle): Special night for Leather, Uniform, Rubber, Etc. at the DC Eagle.


  • The Crucible (The-Crucible): Holds open play or scheduled theme nights.
  • Baltimore Playhouse (BaltimorePlayhouse): Holds open play or scheduled theme nights.
  • Tabu Social Club ( Lifestyle social & play party hosted on-premise in Catonsville, MD.
  • Shadows Freaky Friday (SwingLifestyle): Onsite play party in Hyattsville, MD.
  • Fantasy Fridays w/ The PGC ( The Pleasure Garden Club, one of Philly's best lifestyle parties.
  • Saints & Sinners (SaintsandSinners): on-premise play party social by Saints & Sinners in Philadelphia.
  • Birds of Prey Drag Show (DCEagle): Join the ladies from Birds of Prey at the DC Eagle. Showtime: 10:30pm.
  • CapitolBate (my.yapp/CBCDC): All Male Masturbation Group meeting 4pm at a private gallery on Capitol Hill.
  • DC Bear Crue ( The nation's largest weekly Bear event, at Uproar Lounge (NW DC).


  • The Crucible (The-Crucible): Holds open play or scheduled theme nights.
  • Baltimore Playhouse (BaltimorePlayhouse): Holds open play or scheduled theme nights.
  • Tabu Social Club ( Lifestyle Social & Play Party hosted On-Premise in Catonsville, MD.
  • The Private Affair ( Lifestyle social play party hosted on-premise in Northeast MD.
  • Shadows (SwingLifestyle): On-Premise Play Parties in Hyattsville, MD.
  • Pleasure Garden Club ( The Pleasure Garden Club, one of Philly's finest lifestyle parties.
  • Saints & Sinners (SaintsandSinners): on-premise play party social by Saints & Sinners in Philadelphia.
  • Avalon (Facebook): Weekly dance party w/ rotating themes & drag show. Hosted at Soundcheck DC.
  • Ziegfelds ( DC's Biggest & Best Drag Show (11pm). Performances actually run Fri & Sat.
  • Sigma ( holds open play at its on-site dungeon.


  • TPA Sunday Fun Day ( Pool Party play social on-premise at The Private Affair.
  • Shadows Sinful Sunday (SwingLifestyle): On-Premise Play Party hosted weekly in Hyattsvill, MD.
  • CapitolBate (my.yapp/CBCDC): All Male Masturbation Group meeting 4pm on Capitol Hill.
  • DC Eagle (DCEagle): Cigar Social & Sunday Cruise w/ drink specials all night. Back deck cookout 4-7pm.  
  • Perry's Drag Brunch ( Perry's in Adam's Morgan hosts one DC's most popular spots for brunch.
  • Nellie's Drag Brunch (NelliesSportsBar): Nellie's Sports Bar hosts a high energy drag brunch on Sat & Sun.

1st & 3rd Mon:

  • Spectra DC (Fetlife): Formally Abberant, hosting all-age social gathering at the Airedale in DC.

3rd Monday:

  • Annapolis Area Kinkster Munch (Fetlife): Monlthy meet-up for kinkster in the Annapolis area.
  • Your MAMA Munch ( Hosted by Mistress Lynne for Dominant women & those who serve them.

Last Mon:

  • Owing Mills Munch (Fetlife): Hosted at various locations around Owings Mills, Md. See Fetlife group for details.

2nd Tues: 

  • Dinner w/ Domme's (Fetlife): A monthly dinner held at Uno's Chicago Grill in Union Station. Seating is 6pm.
  • Harford County Munch (Fetlife): Monthly gathering at Plaza Mexico in Fallston, Md at 7pm.
  • MAsT ( holds a roundtable panel discussion following its monthly meet & munch.

3rd Tues:

  • Parkville Munch (Fetlife): Open to all orientations of Poly, Kink, & the Alt. Lifestyle for Baltimore County.

4th Tues:

  • Rockville Poly Munch (Fetlife): Local gathering for couples & singles in the Poly Lifestyle. See Fet-group for details.

1st Wed:

  • Hybrid Hump Day Happy Hour (Fetlife Group): Monthly gathering of like minded individuals in Frederick, Md.

1st & 3rd Wed: 

  • B.E.S.S. (Fetlife Groups) holds its Educational Series in Baltimore. See website for schedule.
  • Philadelphia Jacks ( All male masturbation group on Chestnut Street in Center City.

2nd Wed: 

  • Carroll County Decadence (Fetlife): Monthly gathering for dinner & drinks in Carroll County, Md.

3rd Wed:

  • LINK / Lancaster in Kink (Fetlife): Monthly gathering in Lancaster, Pa. for the kink set. Dates subject to change.
  • Baltimore Polyamory Network (Fetlife): Regional gathering for the polyamorous lifestyle in Baltimore, Md.

4th Wed: 

  • Frederick/Hagerstown Munch (Fetlife): Hosted monthly in Central Maryland. Set Fetlife group for details.

1st Thur: 

  • DC Burners (LocalSixteen): Weekly happy hour for DC Burners, but 1st Thurs is best. Hosted at Local 16.
  • Baltimore Beyond Happy Hour (Fetlife): Monthly gathering for the kink crowd at Castaway's in Canton.
  • Gateway ( Monthly meeting hosted by the Black Rose now at The Crucible.

2nd Thur:

  • Society of the Phoenix (Fetilife): Special Fire Play education & play night at The Baltimore Playhouse.
  • Baltimore Beyond (Fetlife): One of Baltimore's best happy hours returns. Check site, dates subject to change.

3rd Thur:

  • Heresy (Facebook): Old School Goth-Industrial Night at Ottobar, Baltimore. 
  • Rope Bite Baltimore (Fetlife) Dedicated to the art of Shibari & Rope Bondage (by Lochai).
  • BR NaCK ( New & Curious Kinksters host a monthly munch at the Corner Bakery Cafe (500 N.Capitol St NW).

4th Thur: 

  • Columbia Unwound (Fetlife): Monthly Happy Hour for the kink set Hosted at the Alehouse in Columbia, Md.

1st Fri:

  • Dungeon 101 ( The Black Rose hosts Dungeon101 at The Crucible.
  • First Contact (Fetlife): Exploratorium & Dungeon 101 Series at the Baltimore Playhouse.
  • TPA Mocha Takeover ( Lifestyle play party hosted on-premise in Northeast MD.
  • Sugar Reception ( Baltimore's Premier Boutique hosts First Fridays in Hampden, Baltimore.
  • First Friday Dupont (Facebook): Art inspired gallery tour w/ wine tastings & more.

2nd Fri:

  • The Krypt (Facebook): Goth-Industrial at Club Orpheus in Baltimore. Doors at 9pm. Cover is $5.
  • Saints & Sinners Newbie Night  (SaintsandSinners): Lifestyle Newbie Night Social in Philadelphia.

3rd Fri:

  • DC Social (Fetlife): Interactive play party offering revolving cohosts. Presented by Indecent Enterprise at The Crucible.

4th Fri:

  • Kinky Karaoke Play Party (Fetlife): Hosted monthly at the Baltimore Playhouse 8pm-2am.
  • BR Social ( Monthly meet-up & play party by The Black Rose at The Crucible

Final Fri: 

  • Dark & Stormy (Facebook): One of DC's last great nights for Goth-Industrial. At DC9.

1st Sat:

  • Metroschock (Facebook): Baltimore's best Gothic-Fusion dance night at Metro Gallery (1001 North Charles Street).
  • Beat by Beat (Facebook): Kink themed Dance Night at Club Orpheus (Baltimore). 
  • Shadowland (Facebook): Spinning 80's / Electro / Goth-Industrial at the Chameleon Club in Lancaster, Pa.
  • Crucible Lifestyle (CrucibleLifestyle): Couples lifestyle party held each month at the Crucible, DC.
  • Kraken's Liar (Fetlife): On-premise BDSM party w/ a very high level of extreme play. Hosted in Baltimore.
  • SE Pa. Social (Fetlife): Social happy hour / meet & greet hosted just outside of Philly.
  • Sigma ( holds their monthly social & open play at its on-site dungeon.

1st & 3rd Sat:

  • Hummer (Facebook): From the creators of CODE DC, a dance night for those into Leather, Gear, & Fetish at the DC Eagle.
  • Cum Union Philly ( National sex club for gay & bi men. Parties are hosted at Club Philly.

2nd Sat:

  • Vangard (Facebook): DC's newest night for Goth, Industrial, Darkwave.
  • Cyber (Facebook): Cyber-Goth alternative dance party at Club Orpheus
  • Columbia Unwound (Fetlife): Local Munch for the kink set in Columbia, Md. Hosted at Champps @ 3pm.
  • Risque (The-Crucible): EDM Dance Night at the Crucible.
  • The Aviary (TheAviaryPhilly): Social play-party meets interactive theater night in Philly.  
  • Distrikt-C ( Special fetish dance night at Karma DC (10pm-6am). See site for info.

3rd Sat:

  • Batz Over Baltimore (Facebook): Featuring 80's, Punk, & Goth-Industrial at the Depot in Baltimore.
  • Purplelife RVA (Facebook): Immersive nightlife danceparty at Godfrey's (308 E. Grace St. Richmond).
  • Women Rule Parties ( Md based group for dominant women and those who serve them.
  • Spank DC ( All male spanking party 4pm-8pm upstairs at The Green Lantern (DC).

4th Sat:

  • Haux Hive (HauxHive): Part educational forum, variety show, & play party at The Crucible.
  • The Gate (Fetlife): Philly's monthly munch at Philly Diner (51 Industrial Highway, Essington, PA). Dates subject to change.
  • Bi Parties (Fetlife): On-premise play party for Bi (M or F), Bi-Couples, & TS/TG. Hosted in MD, DC, & N.Va.

Final Sat:

  • Spank & Paddle Party ( hosted by Sigma at their on-site dungeon.

2nd Sun:

  • Philly Polyamorists ( Monthly gathering in/around Philly. Dates subject to change.

Please Note: clubs & groups groups such as The Crucible, Black Rose, DC Eagle, Baltimore Playhouse, & B.E.S.S  all keep VERY busy schedules with continually evolving special interest sub-groups. Please see those respective sites for updates. 

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