Win Tickets ($50): Gaylabration @ Crystal Ballroom | Official Saturday Night Charity Dance Party of Portland’s 2018 Pride Weekend, Sasha Scarlett, The Perry Twins & More!

We are giving away a pair of tickets to on June 16. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, June 15.


From our sponsors:
June 16, 2018
21+ | 9 p.m. | $15-20 presale, $25 day of, $59 VIP, $69 VIP day of
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Crystal Ballroom
1332 W Burnside St, Portland, Oregon 97209

Pride Northwest announces the eighth annual Gaylabration, a dance party and fundraiser and official Pride Festival event to be held Saturday June 16th, 2018 to celebrate the diversity of love and relationships in our community. All profits support the fulfillment of the Pride Northwest core mission. Gaylabration 2018 will feature premiere entertainment provided by The Perry Twins, Aerial Muse Collective, Revol Artists, and more. Lighting and effects by Portland Productions & Laseronics.

The Perry Twins

The Perry Twins are identical twin brothers based in Los Angeles who started DJ’ing professionally while they were in high school. Since then, Doug and Derek have gone on to perform for audiences at parties and festivals all over the world including White Party Bangkok, White Party Palm Springs, Ascension Fire Island, Winter Party Miami, NYC Pride Pier Dance, Burning Man, Wonderworld Orlando, Purple Party Dallas, Madrid’s Infinita and Ski Weeks in Telluride, Mammoth, and Crested Butte.

The Twins have also DJ’ed at the hottest clubs in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Seattle, Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal, Denver, Chicago, Detroit, Cincinnati, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Miami, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Mexico, and New York City.

The Perry Twins’ remixes have helped many songs reach the top of the dance charts including those they’ve produced for Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Axwell ^ Ingrosso, Christina Aguilera, Troye Sivan, Justin Bieber, Kristine W, Tony Moran, Kelly Clarkson, and Beyoncé. Doug and Derek also top the charts with original songs they write and produce. These include “Activate My Body” featuring Jania, “Euphoria” featuring Harper Starling, and their first to hit number one on the Billboard Club Play Chart, “Bad Bad Boy” featuring Niki Haris. In addition to DJ’ing and producing music, the twins have made many TV and film appearances including starring roles in the musical comedy Waiting In The Wings, national TV commercials and on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live with Kylie Minogue.

Aerial Muse Collective

Aerial Muse is a collective of acrobats, dancers, circus performers, and visionaries with a passion for sharing our unique talents with the community. Fusing aerial circus, dance, theater, music, and visual art, we provide exquisite, innovative, and captivating entertainment that will dazzle any audience.
Our performers use strength, elegance, technique, grace, dramatization, and creativity to make each act extraordinary. Each of our acts are highly mobile and tailored to fit any occasion big or small. We push the boundaries for entertainment that is dynamic, memorable, seductive, unique, and inspiring.

REVOL Artists

REVOL ARTISTS was created from the group Just Hoopers. Originally a collaboration with our friends, the band Just People, Just Hoopers began to take on a life of its own. Our vision is to inspire communities to unite through innovative collaborations and movement. REVOL ARTISTS has a focus in unforgettable ambiance and choreographed hula hoop entertainment.

Portland Productions

Portland Productions is an event production company. They offer stages, lighting, audio, scenic, video, and custom event solutions. They will be providing lasers, Sharpy motion lights, and cryo jets for the event to make it our best year ever.


Laseronic Laser lights are the most vivid and saturated lights available. Laseronics contrast ratio unsurpassed any video technologies and their Lasers have the ability to reach out in three dimensions and shower the sky with cascading beams of light, embracing you in waves of moving light.

They are among the very best Laserists in the world! With a focus on live beam show performances, they offer fully preprogrammed laser shows and effects, using the most talented and knowledgeable Laserists available. Providing lasers for the most fashionable and fabulous parties throughout the world! Weather it is a chic dinner at the Pyramids in Egypt or a party on the worlds most elegant cruise liners, Laseronics is the choice.

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31 Responses to Win Tickets ($50): Gaylabration @ Crystal Ballroom | Official Saturday Night Charity Dance Party of Portland’s 2018 Pride Weekend, Sasha Scarlett, The Perry Twins & More!

  1. Laura May 31, 2018 at 2:59 pm #

    This sounds like a super fun event! Pride weekend is always awesome.

  2. Kirsten W May 31, 2018 at 4:11 pm #

    LOVE these celebrations! They are always so fun, upbeat, and inclusive of everyone!! Hopefully, I get picked for the tix!

  3. Kirsten W May 31, 2018 at 4:13 pm #

    LOVE these celebrations! They are always so upbeat and inclusive and the music is fantastic too! Hope to win the tix!

  4. Kirsten May 31, 2018 at 4:13 pm #

    LOVE these celebrations! They are always so upbeat and inclusive and the music is fantastic too! Hope to win the tix!

  5. Emma June 1, 2018 at 4:49 am #

    SUPER excited for Pride weekend! This party looks like it’d be a blast!

  6. Kemi June 1, 2018 at 12:54 pm #

    I’d love to win! Sign me up!

  7. Melissa June 1, 2018 at 5:33 pm #


  8. Mallory June 5, 2018 at 9:08 am #

    After 15+ prides and i have never gotten to attend one of the fun after parties! I would love to change that this year!!!!

  9. Rhianna June 5, 2018 at 12:15 pm #

    This will be our first year at Pride and this would be a FANTASTIC way to celebrate!

  10. Lucy June 5, 2018 at 12:17 pm #

    This sounds like a lot of fun!

  11. Madeline June 5, 2018 at 12:45 pm #

    Happy Pride, y’all!

  12. Kim June 5, 2018 at 12:48 pm #

    Love comes in all forms, may we live in a world where everyone can live and love equally and no one has to be afraid to be vulnerable and say how they feel!

  13. Robin June 6, 2018 at 8:17 am #

    Ce le brate gay times, c’mon!

  14. Shasha Andrews June 7, 2018 at 4:00 pm #

    OMIGOD!!!! I’ve never been able to do the Gaylabration in past years because of WORK! But this year I have the WHOLE DAMN WEEKEND OFF!!
    I would LOOOVVVEEEE to have tix to this! What a way to show off how proud I am of not wanting to choose sides in the battle of sexes!!!
    Bisexuals DO exist!
    Haaaaaawwww!! Lol!!
    Please & thank you in advance for the LOVERLY time at this most auspicious event!!!!

  15. Randy T. George June 7, 2018 at 4:39 pm #

    It takes balls to be a DRaG QUEEN

  16. Will H June 8, 2018 at 7:25 pm #

    This seems like it would be an awesome time and my best friend is exactly the person I’d take with me

  17. Casey A Baker June 10, 2018 at 12:20 pm #

    I can’t wait to go!!! Yay for gay!

  18. Sarah Folsom June 10, 2018 at 9:28 pm #

    I love to dance and I love a great party.and there is no party like a gay party.wup,wup

  19. April Robinson June 11, 2018 at 1:23 pm #

    My partner and I we’re luck enough to join the Halloween event in this ballroom, no other event has quite compared! I’d happily attend this event if funds would allow it.
    Maybe this will allow us to win and be able to celebrate reguardless.
    Here’s to the hopes for a wonderful possible surprise date.
    Thanks for the opportunity!

  20. Kristin Cedar June 12, 2018 at 12:51 pm #

    Yay this would be such a fun way to celebrate Pride! I was looking for some festivities and this one sounds bomb!

  21. Caroline McBride June 12, 2018 at 8:52 pm #

    This pride event would be great for my son!!! Pick me!

  22. Chad Ide June 13, 2018 at 4:55 pm #

    Coming down from Tacoma for the weekend. This sounds look me an awesome party to attend. Hopefully I win tickets.

  23. Christopher J June 14, 2018 at 2:48 pm #

    As a nearly 60 yr old gay man who is finally learning to dj (yes, true) I would love to hear these twin brothers perform. It’s not how old you are, iit’s the art you can produce! Happy Pride, Portland!

  24. Jessica June 14, 2018 at 3:07 pm #

    Yes please!

  25. Truman June 14, 2018 at 3:26 pm #

    This sounds amazing! My partner is actually in town for a weekend and this would be the perfect event!

  26. John Brown June 14, 2018 at 5:14 pm #

    My boyfriend and I would love to go to this

  27. Sarah June 14, 2018 at 5:22 pm #

    Would love to go! A great way to celebrate PRIDE!

  28. Ashley Coleman June 14, 2018 at 6:16 pm #

    My boyfriend and I would love to attend! We will be visiting from Eugene for Pride.

  29. pete Gula June 15, 2018 at 3:09 am #


    Happy Pride!!

  30. Alice Margaret June 16, 2018 at 7:23 am #

    Portland sure knows how to throw a party AND have a parade!!!! So looking forward to this event-I got my over the top dress and my jewels all a glittering ready to go! Thanks for making this event happen to all the volunteers. You all do a fabulous job every year and you keep outdoing yourself!!!!!!

  31. Casey June 16, 2018 at 3:07 pm #

    pick my girlfriend and I! :)

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