Events

  • Comfort & Joy is beyond excited to finally bring you the 16th evolution of our legendary blacklight discotheque: Afterglow 2022!

     

    Grab your dayglo, come play with us and play on the dance floor all night long at SF Pride's... Learn more

  • Comfort & Joy is proud to present the 4th edition of Freak Chic.

    Pride month is just around the corner...get it started right with this freaky fun night of community, spectacle, performance and style at the... Learn more

  • Join Comfort & Joy, as we continue to expand our mission beyond Black Rock City to create and reinforce queer community with Glow in the X in New York City.
     
    So join us for a special Glow in the X party where X marks... Learn more
  • POST EVENT MESSAGES
     
    Did you get home and realize you were missing something? Here's the best way to let us know what it was and how to get in touch with you if we come across it as we clean up and load out... Learn more
  • Thank You

    Hey friends and lovers,
     
    Thanks to everyone who made it out over the weekend to Sprung, a Comfort & Joy Touch Party. Thank you to our artists and DJs! And thank you to our volunteers, including those... Learn more
  • Spring has Sprung, hibernation is done! Cast off the long, lonely wintry gloom. Now's the time to gather and bloom!
     
    Beauty is as diverse as those who choose to create it. Let's bring forth our sunniest selves and create a... Learn more
  • Afterglow NYE Thank you 1.2.2022

    Hey friends and lovers,

    Thanks to everyone who made it out yesterday. Thank you to our artists and DJs! And thank you to our volunteers!

    Many thanks also to Supervisor Mandelman for... Learn more

  • Comfort & Joy is delighted to invite you to Re-Touch and reconnect with community at one of our legendary Touch parties!

    Since its inception at the 14th Street Radical Faerie House, Touch has combined utterly fabulous neon art/décor,... Learn more

  • Join Comfort & Joy on Halloween/Samhain weekend for our most dazzling Castro block party yet at the fourth ‘Glow in the Streets’!


    Our splendid line-up to give you life on the dance floor:


    Synthe Tigers - Allen Craig... Learn more

  • QUEERICULUM 2020

    You can impact this election, turning your fear to hope, with power in community. We'll show you how in this day full of workshops led by expert campaign organizers.

    2020 is a critical election year, and now is the time to get ready to make... Learn more

  • Afterglow New Year's Eve flier

    New Years Eve AFTERGLOW - the winter sister of our legendary pride party - is back again to offer you a glorious evening of revelry and celebration as we ring in 2020!

    It’s been quite a year, and whatever trials or triumphs you’ve been... Learn more

  • Touché flier

    Gas up your guillotines, gurls. Runaway greed, corruption and global aristocrats' disregard for the rest of humanity hangs over us all like a spectre. With each passing day, the people’s desire for reform and rebellion intensifies.

    For... Learn more

  • Glow in the Streets Art

    Join Comfort & Joy on Halloween/Samhain weekend for our most dazzling Castro block party yet at the third annual ‘Glow in the Streets’!

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    MUSIC

    Our splendid DJ line-up to give you life on the... Learn more

  • Playa in the Grove Art

    Comfort & Joy warmly invites you to the fourth annual ‘Playa in the Grove’, a fabulous afternoon of art, music, connection and other festivities in partnership with the ... Learn more

  • Puffin'Touch Flier

    Everything's coming up roses. After the long winter's deep rest, it's time to hit the town and show off your fresh blossoms. Thanks to our fair city's current moistness, everything's greener than ever. We've been tilling and toiling just for you... Learn more

  • Touch Love Promo

    This time of year can be a challenge. All of our good intentions for a brighter and bolder new self somtimes collides with our old nonsense, tripping us up. And the weather is not helping one bit.

    But just when you think you’re beat,... Learn more

  • NYE Afterglow Promo

    Comfort & Joy proudly presents New Years Eve AFTERGLOW - the winter sister of our legendary Pride party - back after a decade hiatus to offer you a spectacular, one-of-a-kind extravaganza for celebrating our journey into 2019!

    It’s... Learn more

  • MistleGlow Promo

    Comfort & Joy is delighted to invite you to the 10-year celebration of our legendary Touch parties!

    Since its inception at the 14th Street Radical Faerie House, Touch has combined utterly fabulous neon art/décor, dragtastic... Learn more

  • Glow in the Streets Promo

    This Halloween/Samhain weekend, Comfort & Joy is back with an even more dazzling Castro block party for our second annual ‘Glow in the Streets’! 

    Come get your life on the dance floor with booty-shaking beats all evening, compliments of... Learn more

  • Playa in the Grove 2018 Art

    Comfort & Joy warmly invites you to the third annual ‘Playa in the Grove’, a fabulous afternoon of art, music, connection and other festivities in partnership with the ... Learn more

  • Afterglow 2018 Promo

    Comfort & Joy lovingly presents the 14th evolution of our legendary blacklight discotheque: Afterglow 2018!

    Grab your dayglo, come play and shake what your momma gave you all night long at... Learn more

  • Queericulum 2018

    Scroll to the bottom for free entry! (By volunteering to help of course :-)

    Comfort & Joy is teaming up with GenderBlender and... Learn more

  • Faetronica illustration

    Comfort & Joy invites you to unplug from the matrix and join us in a galaxy far, far away at Faetronica, our supernova spring Touch party!

    Awaken to a glistening new world where the toxic empires of the past have crumbled and all the... Learn more

  • Touch, Dungeon and Drag Queens

    Comfort & Joy invites you to come play, explore your fantasies and express your realness with us at ‘Dungeons & Drag-queens’, our latest Touch party production.

    In our queerdom we welcome all your unique bits, naughty or nice.... Learn more

  • Playa on the Grove 2017 promo image

    Comfort & Joy is teaming up with the National AIDS Memorial Grove to bring you the second annual ‘Playa in the Grove’, a fabulous afternoon of art, music, connection and other festivities! For this celebration of our queer community, both in... Learn more

  • Afterglow 2017 Promo

    Comfort & Joy is proud to bring you the 13th edition of their legendary Pink Saturday party, Afterglow. This year's motif: MENAGERIE.

    For those unfamiliar, a menagerie is a strange, diverse collection of creatures and things.That... Learn more

  • Midas Touch promo

    This Touch, we reflect on the enduring myth of King Midas, whose magic touch turned everything to gold. Wow, deja vu.

    The thing is, we all have a version of this. We alter everything we touch; that is the nature of interaction. That's... Learn more

  • Lovin Touch Promo Image

    Comfort & Joy presents: Lovin' Touch

    Lovin’ keeps us warm, on those cold and lonely nights.
    Lovin’ gives us hope, when we cannot see the light.
    Lovin’ reassures us, when we doubt our gifted sight.
    Lovin’ gives us... Learn more

  • Saturnalia Promo

    2016 has truly reshuffled the deck. Therefore, Calamus Fellowship and Comfort & Joy (two non-profit... Learn more

  • Touch Base Promo

    Did your youth athletics experience consist of picking dandelions in the outfield? Did rhythmic gymnastics resonate more than running the ball? Join us, and create the queer sports fantasy you could never have dreamed of. Comfort & Joy... Learn more

  • Playa on the Grove flags waving in the park

    As part of its ongoing 25th anniversary community celebrations, The National AIDS Memorial Grove is teaming up with Comfort & Joy to bring San Francisco an afternoon of art, music and picnicking fun. The Grove is the perfect setting for an... Learn more

  • Afterglow 2016 Promo Image

    Calling all macho men, hot cops, seamen, blue-collar types, urban cowboys, and indigenous people: must dance and have a mustache or enjoy riding them.

    Comfort & Joy is serving the 12th rotation of our jubilant and queer all-night... Learn more