For the second year, Ace Hotel is celebrating Southern Decadence with CAKE — its 3-day series of decadence featuring dynamic, inclusive and thought-provoking events. For this year’s series, AceHotel has partnered with LGBT groups and leaders in the city and beyond, including:
- Lesbian and queer bar pop-up Grrlspot and CRESCENDO, which celebrates Black and Brown people of the LGBTQIA+ community. Both will be co-hosting a party that starts at 6pm at The Lobby on Friday 8/30, before moving into Three Keys for a dance party at 10pm. Free with RSVP here.
- Out Magazine, which will do a live recording of their iHeart Radio podcast “The Outcast” at Three Keys on Saturday 8/31 at 5pm. Free with RSVP here.
- Queer DJ collective Trax Only, which will present musical artists Charlene, Blew Velvet, & Mister Wallace; Music by Phlegm & FIVE for an evening of music and dance at Three Keys on Saturday 8/31 at 10pm. Free with RSVP here.
- Franky Canga, “the gender-bending gentleman of New Orleans,” who will be hosting a show at Alto on Sunday, 9/1 from 3:00pm – 6:00pm. Free with RSVP here.
Additionally, Ace Hotel is offering a special promo for people looking to stay at the hotel during Southern Decadence, by using the promo code CAKE.