In celebration of  “los quince” years of EmergeNYC, and the miles de reinas, chambelanes, and artists it has nurtured, BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange invites you to a QUEERCEAÑERA a queering of the quinceañera! On October 19th, we gather with our beloved extended community of artists to celebrate, reconnect, and show gratitude for the people who have ushered this organization through the years.


DJ Chata (Bushwig)

Host: River L. Ramirez (Los Espookys)

Live Salsa Music by Las Mariquitas

Drag Acts & Performance Art By Emergers and Friends

Step and Repeat Photo Booth designed by Domenica Garcia

Raffle Prizes, Surprises, and Interactive Installations!

Dress like it’s your Queerceañera!

Ball gowns, tuxes, ruffles, tiaras, wigs, gloves,

goth prom, leather daddy, pretty princess, bratty barbie etc. etc.


All profits support the EmergeNYC Program.

$25 Mi Bestie (Early Bird until Sept 22!)

$30 Azúcar

$45 Corazón de Melón

*$75 Mi Cielo

*$135 Mi Media Naranja

*$225 (15×15) Amor Para Siempre

*Want to underwrite an artist ticket?

Tickets purchased at $75 or above will subsidize additional low-cost tickets to our community

Tickets purchased at $225 or above will also receive a swag bag

Can’t make it but want to support EmergeNYC?

Leave a donation at the gift table below!

No one will be turned away for lack of funds, please contact for discounted tickets.

Food and Drink will be sold by the venue.

This is a 21+ event.

Underwriting support provided by:

The Mellon Foundation
The Tiger Barron Foundation