Asheville has a vibrant entertainment scene both many venues are gay friendly.  Here are our two LGBT establishments.  Check out their offerings as you plan your outing in Asheville.

Gay and Gay Friendly Entertainment 

Cantaria -Asheville Gay Men's Chorus
A voluntary not-for-profit community 
mens chorus.  To join or for more information on upcoming events
 contact  Cantaria 

Community Choreography Projects 
offers individuals and communities innovative and expressive community based movement theater pieces and performances based on universal themes such as Legacy, Home, Relationships, Faith and Gender. For more information and upcoming See  Community 

Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective Inc.
Provides more diversity within the WNC community, by producing works confronting social issues. "We believe that audiences look to the arts to see beyond themselves... Making Theatre That Makes A Difference.
 For information on joining the group or upcoming performances 
contact  Different 

​WomenSong of Asheville
Asheville's oldest and largest women's community chorus. Very gay friendly. For information on joining or performances 
See   Womansong


Glitter Bomb! is the Asheville party for trans women and trans men, gender non conforming folks, allies to trans and queer people, queers, gays, lesbians,femmes, bisexual peeps, and anyone else. For real, all people are welcome and Glitter Bomb! strives to be a safe space for folks in terms of the party community every second saturday of the month but still very freeing and fun. You don't have to be a great dancer to come and the only thing required is consent. 

Dance Party is held 2nd Saturday of Every Month.
Everyone is invited to come out support and have fun. 
Learn more at Glitter Bomb

Movie Showings of LGBTQ Interest 

Live Theater Groups

party FOUL - Asheville's newest monthly Queer Venue
Each month a unique experience will take place in Asheville.  Known for embracing everything from the exotic to the bizarre, the city is ready to usher in a unique form of entertainment.  
Drag Queens, entertainers, dancers and more. Showtime begins around 9 PM.  (give or take Asheville Drag time)
Everyone is invited to attend; however, there is an age restriction minimum of 18 with special wrist bands to indicate everyone below 21.  Alcohol is served. 
CHECK CALENDAR for Monthly Schedule

Place: The Odditorium 1045 Haywood rd,
West Asheville.  (828) 575-9299
Charge: $5.00 per person

Join Asheville's Beer City Sisters for an entertaining Sunday each month.   It's more than a drag show, it's a talent show, a comedy show, a sing along and dramatic poetry . 
Place: O. Henry's on Haywood, Asheville
Time: After 7:00 PM 
For more information or to preform contact 

Every year we are treated to a non stop Gala Cabaret performance from our own Gay Men's Chorus-Cantaria.  This year as the chorus has chosen a theme of "All That Jazz" 
for a night of food, fun and friends and of course some of the most memorable music 
selections and performances.   Last Year tickets sold out early, so make sure to get your tickets for this outstanding evening.   The venue has moved to the Hellinic Center in Montford, see below for particulars. 

The Place: Morris Hellinic Center Center 227 Cumberland Ave, (Montford Neighborhood)
Asheville, NC 28801 
The Days and Time:  Saturday, February 10, 2018
Doors open at 6:30 PM  Dinner is at 7:00 PM

Ticket Prices:  Individual Tickets (until Jan. 25)  $40  After 25th $45  
VIP Table for 8 Seating $400 (includes two bottles of wine)
Advance Tickets are now on Sale HERE.

Asheville Prime Timers will once again host a special All Gay Lazoom Tour 
and this time it will be a Scary, Hair Raising, Funny Comedy Haunted Tour. 

Everyone is invited to join them for a great time and a chance to view Asheville as you have never seen it before.   The tour will begin at Asheville Visitor's Center in Montford and cruise through Asheville. 

In addition to the bus tour, refreshments will be provided by Prime Timers. You may also bring your own beer or wine, (no liquor though).  

Cost for non members is a special $20.00 (includes tax and gratuity for driver and tour guide)
Departure Date:  Sunday, February 25, 2018
Time of Departure: 7:00 PM  (be there by 6:30 PM
To Reserve a Seat (Limited seating available-first come basis)
Please click below and then mail check to Asheville Prime Timers