LGBT Detroit

Hotter Than July Events

Hotter Than July Event Schedule

Candlelight Vigil
Tuesday, July 23
6:00 pm to dusk

Merrill Plaissance and Woodward Avenue and Blue Spruce Memorial Tree, Palmer Park, Detroit
About the event:  Offering program assistance, awareness, addressing concerns, and respecting those that have gone on before.
Chairs: Lawrence Pennymon of LGBT Detroit


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Hotter Than July Mixer at Granite City Brewery
Wednesday, July 24
6:00 to 9:00 pm

Granite City Brewery, 100 Renaissance Center Suite 1101, Detroit, MI 48243
About the event: Hotter Than July opens its 24th year with Granite City brewery with music by DJ Tony Peoples
Chairs: Jerron Totten and DJ Tony Peoples

Admittance:  Free Admission, Cash Bar


From Stonewall to Heaven: Dinner and Learning at Hotter Than July
Thursday, July 25
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

The Marvin Lee Social Justice Center, 20021 Greenfield Road
About the event: How have members of the LGBTQ+ community maintained the experience of performance and expression for 50 years? How has the experience of the culture changed over the last 50 years? How does the Club Heaven ‘moment’ connect to the larger Movement? We will make the connection. Panel discussion. Presentation. Stroll.
Chairman: Carleton Gholze and Damon Percy of Detroit Sound Conservancy

Admittance: $5 Limited to 30 RSVP's


Hotter Than July Annual Summit
Friday, July 26
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

The Marvin Lee Social Justice Center
About the event: LGBT Detroit and Community Health Awareness Group hosts The 24th Annual Hotter Than July Annual Summit.  This annual gathering for LGBT issues addresses relevant and important concerns. Building Coalitions in the LGBT Communities of Color and the Future of Gender. Lunch provided by Granite Cit.
Chairs: Jerron Totten of LGBT Detroit

Admittance:  $50 Registration ($75 after July 1st) Register Here


Hotter Than July SWEAT Masquerade Party by DJ Tony Peoples
Friday, July 26
8:00 pm to 12:00 am

The Marvin Lee Social Justice Center, 20021 Greenfield Rd. Detroit MI

Admittance:  $15


Palmer Park Picnic
Saturday, July 27
10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Palmer Park, Detroit MI 48203 (at the intersections of W McNichols Rd & Woodward Ave)
About the event:  The pinnacle event of Detroit’s annual celebration is a family reunion and you’re invited.  A Day with The Talent Showcase, The Mizhari’s, Ballroom, House Party, Merchant Row, Testing Zone, and Kids Fair are highlighted along with free food and fun!
Chairs: Jerron Totten of LGBT Detroit, Adore Bey

Admittance:  Free


Palmer Park Picnic Career Fair
Saturday, July 27
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Palmer Park, Detroit MI 48203 (at the intersections of W McNichols Rd & Woodward Ave)
Sponsored by the Detroit Police Department, over 30 local employers will conduct onsite interviews offering a wide variety of career opportunities for the LGBT(+) Community.
Chair: Corporal Dani Woods of Detroit Police Department

Admittance:  Free


Testing Zone at Palmer Park Picnic
Saturday, July 27
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Palmer Park, Detroit MI 48203 (at the intersections of W McNichols Rd & Woodward Ave)
Various Community Health Organizations will be available to conduct FREE testing and treatment for HIV and other STI’s during the Palmer Park Picnic
Chairs: Ari Hampton of The Detroit Health Department and Ms. Brenda White of Community Health Awareness Group

Admittance:  Free


Hotter Than July House at Palmer Park Picnic
Saturday, July 27
11:00 am to 8:00 pm

Palmer Park, Detroit MI 48203 (at the intersections of W McNichols Rd & Woodward Ave)
About the event:  Ms. Honey Twista Sista, DJ Tone and DJ Tony Peoples host Hotter Than July House at Palmer Palmer Picnic.

Admittance:  Free


Hotter Than July Yoga at Palmer Park Picnic
Saturday, July 27
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Palmer Park, Detroit MI 48203 (at the intersections of W McNichols Rd & Woodward Ave)
About the event:  Join Tanyel Kelly with Yoga at Palmer Palmer Picnic.
Chair: Tanyel Kelly

Admittance:  Free


Worship Service
Sunday, July 28
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Tindal Recreational Center, 10301 W Seven Mile Rd, Detroit, MI 48221
About the event:  The LGBTQ worship service hosted by Detroit’s faith community.
Chairs: Rev. Jeffery Seals of One Church Detroit and Detroit Police Department LGBT Liaison Corporal Dani Woods

Admittance: Free


Sunday Brunch
Sunday, July 28  
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm            

The Charlevoix Gallery, 14505 Charlevoix St, Detroit, MI  48215
About the event:  Great friends, great food, great location and great music!
Chairman: Robert Tate of Imagine This Productions

Admittance: $25


Sip & Paint
Sunday, July 28  
6:30 pm to 10:00 pm            

LGBT Detroit, 20021 Greenfield Rd, Detroit, MI
About the event: Come and spend the last day of Hotter Than July at our exclusive Sip & Paint. Hosted by Onu and Tiger Onyx, this 21+ private party features Atlanta nude model BodyAmaziin where you can sip wine while getting your creative juices flowing.

Admittance: $35 (includes all painting materials and two glasses of wine. You may also bring an additional bottle of wine for yourself.)
Get Tickets HERE