Besides hosting DragCon after parties, the Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles has events happening throughout the long weekend, starting on Friday, May 24 with UK festival regulars, Smooth Sailing spinning Upstairs. Next door, The Theatre at Ace Hotel presents Sasha Velour: Smoke & Mirrors The Live Show.
On Saturday, Upstairs hosts Home Bass, a party by women representing all facets of Electronic music featuring guest DJ NOIR with residents Spiñorita, DJ Dolorez, and Alley Gorgon.
Taking place from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm on Sunday, May 26, The Golden Bazaar is a radically inclusive pop-up market celebrating black and brown makers, businesses, and community leaders. Featuring 15+ vendors selling vintage clothing, vinyl, wellness items, tarot readings, art, and community conversation. Free and open to the public at Segovia Hall.
On Memorial Day, Motown On Mondays presents California Sol, a free daytime rooftop soirée taking place at Upstairs from 2pm-10pm. Sets by the MOM residents plus special guests DJ Day, Young Einstein and Caserta; poolside vibes by Scratchin Beg and Clifton.