Have Mercy One Year Anniversary July 4, 2017


You are invited to Have Mercy July 4th to help us celebrate our one year anniversary. We want to thank everyone who has made it a huge success.

During the day we will have vintage cars out front and great eats.

Starting at 6pm we will have performances by Dylan George Farrell, Tiff Hall and El Niven and The Alibi with special guests The Allman Bros Tribute Show.

DJ Thomas Culture will be providing the Southern Mississippi soundtrack through the night.

We will have other treats through out the night.

See ya’ll there!

Fruit Loop Canada Gay Day Celebrations July 1, 2017



HAPPY 150th Birthday Canada!!! Get ready for the biggest Fruit Loop ever!

Join us July 1 as we get our Canadian Pride on with community partner Edmonton Burlesque Festival to celebrate Canada Pride!! We will be taking over Have Mercy Southern Table & Bar and El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar with 3 levels and 2 stages of Fruit Loop fun PLUS . . . BEER GARDENS!! Bar hop your way back and forth for maximum fun!

TEEN JESUS BARBIE is back with fab co-host Sister Mary Clarence!!

DJ Thomas Culture, DJ Queerbait, and DJ Polyesterday will be in the house!!

Drag Queen Bingo upstairs at Have Mercy hosted by the fabulous VANITY FAIR!!

With Performances by: 2017’s Alberta’s Next Drag Superstar Divina Diefor, Vanity Fair, Maila Mustang, Beau Creep, Sister Mary Clarence, Holly Von Sinn, Send In The Girls Burlesque, Imani, Cherry Poppins, Edmonton’s favorite burlesque duet Cherry Monroe and Basil Wodlea of Sass & Class Productions, AND . . . a special live set by kick ass all woman band Two Bears North!

Groovy drink specials with $1 of each drink sold going towards Edmonton Burlesque Festival and Fruit Loop!

Don’t forget about our DANCE OFF!! It will be in the Beer Gardens (next to El Cortez) with more great prizes from Gravity Pope, Bacardi and Frank And Oak!!!

$10 at the door. Doors at 7pm. Wristbands get you access to ALL areas: El Cortez, Have Mercy AND beer gardens!

***BEER GARDENS will be open from 11am to 11pm for those who want to get their Canada Pride on earlier in the day***

EVERYONE IS WELCOME � All proceeds from the event provide support to Alberta’s GLBTQ community.

A portion of the event proceeds will be donated to support two spirit programming at the Edmonton Pride Centre and the Canadian Native Friendship Centre.

For more information please visit our home page at www.facebook.com/fruitloopedmonton

Edmonton NextGen’s 10th Anniversary Party June 13th, 2017


Join us on June 13 to celebrate NextGen’s birthday! We will be proclaiming June as NextGen Month and celebrating 11 years of our accomplishments, projects, events, our amazing volunteers and community impact in YEG.

When: Tuesday, June 13, 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Where: The Local Omnivore, 10933 120 Street

There is free parking along the street.

We’re hoping to have a great mix of NextGen alumni, current and past volunteers, future next gener’s (kids are welcome!) and anyone who has supported us to attend and help us celebrate our birthday!

There will be food and drinks, a balloon artist, Neat Photo Booth, and much more as well as music by Thomas Scott

The Event is sold out! We look forward to celebrating with you on Tuesday!

El Cortez Pride Patio Party June 10th, 2017


El Cortez is a big supporter of Edmonton’s queer community and is excited to help the community celebrate Pride this year. We will be walking in the parade and then bringing the party back to El Cortez.

Come for the great food and extensive tequila selection and sit on our patio and enjoy the Pride Patio Party starting at 2pm hosted by Davina Stewart and Leona Brausen from Hey Ladies.

Performance by

Send In The Girls Burlesque


Queens of the Orient 2.0


DJ Queerbait

Lady Vishus

DJ Joses Martin


The After Party starts at 9pm with Bam Bam! Pride Night!


DJ Thomas Culture

Dark Matters Telus World of Science May 18, 2017


DARK MATTERS is an 18+ event, where the science is served on the rocks & the adults come out to play at the TELUS World of Science Edmonton.

Natural Disasters each have their season: spring floods, summer tornadoes, fall hurricanes, winter avalanches! Let’s explore what causes these catastrophic events and how we can be prepared to face what Mother Nature has in store… Visit twose.ca/darkmatters for full event details.

And as always:
– DJ Thomas Culture
– Bar & Purple Pear restaurant
– Exclusive access to all of our permanent galleries, and;
Grown-up science experiments!

TICKET PRICING*: $19.95 in advance and $25.95 at the door.

TWOSE MEMBER PRICING*: $16.95 in advance and $21.95 at the door.

GROUP PRICING (20+ Guests): $17.95 only available in advance.

*All prices +GST.


C I N C O de M A Y O @ El Cortez Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar May 5, 2017


Cinco de Mayo 2017 calls for an all day, all night party at El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar!

Roll through for lunch, afternoon drinks, dinner on the patio then dance the night away in the Tequila Cellar!

Drink specials all day and entertainment starts at 3:30pm with DJs Bad Fad a.k.a. Fady James, Rudy Roman, Thomas Culture and a mariachi band.

No cover charge.

Reservations are highly recommended.


Fruit Loop’s 4 Year Birthday Bash April 22, 2017


IT’S FRUIT LOOPS BIRTHDAY!! And they are turning 4 and you are invited to help celebrate!! Saturday April 22, please join as we return to The Needle Vinyl Tavern with super fab community partners Edmonton Pride Festival and the Edmonton Police Service Sexual and Gender Minorities Liaison Committee!

Super stoked to have Fitzgerald Bitchwilliam III (Joshua Wolchansky) hosting the evening with a sickening line up of performers including drag super star Lilith Fair, burlesque dancers The Velvet Cupcakes and Charlie Vegas, hottie salsa dancer Enzo Vergaray, with a special performance by MAN UP!

DJ Queerbait and Thomas Culture will be in the house!!

Delicious drink specials with $1 of each drink sold going towards Edmonton Pride Festival and Fruit Loop! Pride Festival Silent Auction items to be announced!

Don’t forget about our MIDNIGHT DANCE OFF!! We will be giving away awesome prizes from Bacardi and Frank + Oak!

$10 at the door. Doors at 8pm.

Come on down early and to grab a bite to eat. 25% of all food orders from 8-10:00 p.m. so get there early and avoid the line ups.

*Free street parking South of Jasper Ave*

Corona station is the closest LRT stop.

EVERYONE IS WELCOME All proceeds from the event provide support to Alberta’s GLBTQ community.

For more information please visit our home page at www.facebook.com/fruitloopedmonton

For more information about our community partner please visit:www.edmontonpride.ca