This Weekend In West Queen West June 29th-July 1st

by Rob Sysak, June 28, 2018

Friday, June 29th

Ralph at The Great Hall: doors at 7pn, show at 8pm, $20. This is a 19+ show.

Serpentwithfeet at The Drake Hotel: doors at 8pm. This is a 19+ event.

With Or Without You Fridays at Wayward. 11pm until late.

DIVE BAR presents: MOSH PIT at The Beaver. Doors at 10pm, $5 cover.

Saturday, June 30th

Pixel & Bristle Design Summer Market at The Drake Hote. 10am-4:30pm.

Violeta’s Door at the Gladstone Hotel Melody Bar. 8pm-10pm, FREE.

Poetry reading with Eduardo Corral at Type Books. 7:30-9pm.

CRUSH queer indie pop up market at The Beaver. 5pm-10pm.

Sunday, July 1st



Faerie Grove T-Dance at The Beaver. 4pm-8pm, 19+.

Art Exhibitions

See Jiri Ladocha’s “Architectonics” at The Modern Gallery, 68 Abell Street. On until July 22nd.

Amy Bowles “Bottled” at Paul Petro Gallery until July 7th

“Meditation” Group Exhibition on at Paul Petro Gallery until July 7th.

Where to eat this weekend:

Share a feast at Otto’s Bierhalle with a wide selection of beers on tap while watching FIFA World Cup this weekend.

More Eats with Summerlicious!

Make a reservation with these participating WQW restaurants:


Fonda Lola

Harlem Underground

Lisa Marie

Milagro Cantina



Dinner in WQW

Harlem Underground, Convenience, Agora, Milagro Cantinas, Oyster Boy, Hooky’s Fish & Chips, The County General, Lisa Marie, El Almacen, The Swan, Banu, Terroni, Rickshaw Bar, Noce, Entice Culinary Lounge, Butter Chicken Roti, Lamesa, The Drake Hotel, Gladstone Hotel, Fresh, Otto’s Bierhalle, Carmen, Bolt Fresh Bar, Frankie’s, The Good Son, Fonda Lola, Nuit Social, Sweet Lulu, Nana, Nunu Ethiopian Restaurant, H Bar, Squirly’s, Smoque N’ Bones, Loaded Pierogi, Juan Gonzalez Taqueria, Montgomery’s, Canis, Death & Taxes, Noce, Dandylion, The Dog & Bear, Barn Restaurant, Church Aperitivo Bar, Ali Baba’s, North Of Brooklyn, King Slice, Baba’s Doner House, Toma Burger Addiction, Kenzo, La Hacienda, Poutini’s, Ravi Soups, Hello 123.

Brunch in WQW (Saturday & Sunday)

Harlem Underground, Milagro Cantinas, Lamesa, The Drake Hotel, El Almacen, Gladstone Hotel, Fresh, Otto’s Bierhalle, Carmen, The County General, Banu, Bolt Fresh Bar, Swan Restaurant, Lisa Marie, Frankie’s, Cafe Neon, The Good Son and Fonda Lola and Death & Taxes, Nunu Ethiopian.

Coffee in WQW

Nuna Cafe, Jimmy’s Coffee, Antikka – Cafe & Records, Soufi’s, BUNA, Tokyo Smoke, El Almacen, Sam James Coffee Bar, Cafe Neon, Dufflet, Major Treat, Mabel’s, White Squirrel.

Keep up to date on our West Queen West social media and website for events, sales, WQW merchants, shops, services, storefronts, restaurants and more:




WQW Website

Past, Present & Future Events in WQW:

The Theatre Centre

The Great Hall

Gladstone Hotel

The Drake Hotel

The Beaver

Twist Gallery

Paul Petro Contemporary Art Gallery


Apartment 200

The Raq

Upcoming Events: 

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