RuPaul’s DragCon NYC September 6-8, 2019


Presented by RuPaul and World of Wonder Productions, RuPaul’s DragCon NYC returns for another glittering and glamorous year at the Javits Center. The convention will take place Friday, September 6th – Sunday, September 8th. Tickets are now available at

RuPaul’s DragCon NYC 2019 follows RuPaul’s DragCon LA, presented in May of this year.

The three-day convention is the world’s largest all-ages and family-friendly celebration of drag, and will feature vendors, exhibitors, panel and Q&A sessions, plus appearances from drag stars – including supermodel of the world RuPaul who will again be DJ’ing on the convention floor, world-renown drag queens including those from the Emmy award winning series “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” A-list talent, and more!

Friday, September 6th – Sunday, September 8th, 2019

RuPaul’s DragCon NYC

RuPaul; Fenton Bailey & Randy Barbato of World of Wonder; RuPaul’s Drag Race queens including A’Keria C Davenport, Acid Betty, Alexis Michelle, Aquaria, Ariel Versace, Asia O’Hara, Blair St. Clair, Brooke Lynn Hytes, Coco Montrese, Cynthia Lee Fontaine, Darienne Lake, Detox, Dida Ritz, Dusty Ray Bottoms, Genie, Gia Gunn, Honey Davenport, Jade Sotomayor, Jaidynn Dior Fierce, Jiggy Caliente, Kahanna Montrese, Kalorie Karbdashian Williams, Kameron Michaels, Kennedy Davenport, Kim Chi, Kimora Blac, Laila McQueen, Manila Luzon, Mariah Balenciaga, Mercendes Iman Diamond, Milk, Mimi Imfurst, Miss Fame, Mocha Diva, Monique Heart, Mrs. Kasha Davis, Naomi Smalls, Nicole Paige Brooks, Nina West, Ongina, Pandora Boxx, Penny Tration, Plastique Tiara, Ra’Jah O’Hara, Scarlet Envy, Serena Chacha, Shuga Chain, Silky Nutmeg Ganache, Soju, Tammie Brown, The Vixen, Thorgy Thor, Trinity K. Bonet, Trinity The Tuck, Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, Venus D’lite, Violet Chachki, Vivacious, Yara Sofia, Yuhua Hamasaki, Yvie Oddly; and other top talent including Michelle Visage (RuPaul’s Drag Race judge), Char Margolis (Reading Queens), Daniel Franzese (Mean Girls), James St. James, Meatball, Merrie Cherry, TS Madison, and many more.

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 W 34th St
New York, NY 10001

Friday, September 6th: 2:00PM to 8:00PM
Saturday, September 7th: 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sunday, September 8th: 9:00AM to 4:00PM

More Event/Ticket Info:

A Three Day Event Celebrating Pop Culture, Art, and All Things Drag!

RuPaul’s DragCon provides a safe, fun space for fans – of all ages and backgrounds – to meet and interact with world-renowned RuPaul’s Drag Race Queens, celebrities, and icons in a friendly and accessible environment.

In addition to booths on the convention floor from some of your favorite brands, there will be a wide range of programming, including lip sync contests, shopping, challenges on the runway, and panel sessions with drag stars and icons chatting all of your favorite topics such as fashion, make-up, styling, and pop culture, for all genders, ages, and sexualities.

The DragCon Experience

RuPaul’s DragCon is the only place to kiki with your favorite drag queens and stars all under one roof! Come through and meet your faves, snap a selfie, and rub shoulders with your favorite queens – Here at DragCon it is RuPaul’s Best Friends Race!

The Runway
Sissy on over to The Runway! See performances from special guests, participate in contests, and more.

Kid Zone
RuPaul’s DragCon is a family affair! After your kids have met their favorite drag queens, stop by the Kid Zone for arts, crafts and more!

The Lounge
Follow the pink carpet down Glamazon Blvd to enjoy The Lounge at RuPaul’s DragCon. It’s the perfect meet up spot for you and your friends, a place to come kick your feet up, relax, and charge your phone.

Don’t miss out on some of the most entertaining and informative panels at RuPaul’s DragCon! Hear from your favorite queens and celebs on topics ranging from drag tips to art, culture, and political resistance.

Make sure to stop by the World of Wonder booth for official RuPaul’s DragCon merch! Snatch t-shirts, enamel pins, tote bags, the famous shade button, and brand-new merchandise every year.

VIP Lounge
Kick back and relax in the exclusive VIP Lounge. Located conveniently to the show floor, you can take a moment to relax without missing a thing.

Photo Ops
Get ready to pose the house down! RuPaul’s DragCon NYC is going to have more photo ops than ever before including fan favorites such as Club 96 and The Hive!

With more than 300 exhibitors, RuPaul’s DragCon is the place for some of the most sickening shopping around! Shop art, fashion, wigs, and beyond!

RuPaul’s DragCon is a fully accessible event. Get all the details on ADA viewing areas, seating for panels, autograph lines, service animals, and more.

Ticket Levels

Weekend Tickets ($70 + $4.63 Fee)
Get your life and experience all three days of art, pop culture, and drag at DragCon NYC! Not only does the weekend ticket get you in Saturday and Sunday, it gets you into the Preview Night on Friday.

Single Day Tickets ($40 + $3.11 Fee)
If you can’t join us for the full weekend, Single Day tickets get you in either Saturday or Sunday starting at 10am.

Kids Tickets (Free)
All are welcome at RuPaul’s DragCon. Kids 10 and under are free when accompanied by an adult with a ticket. The kids ticket will grant them the same access to DragCon as the adult’s ticket level, but does not include VIP perks or access to the parties. Kids will be let in during VIP hours if the adult has a VIP ticket.

VIP Experience ($300 + $16.27 Fee)
Our most fabulous VIP Experience yet — with our VIP ticket you get more than any of our other tickets levels including early entrance Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

VIP Perks:
Surprise performance on The Runway during Preview Night’s VIP hours
Special Collector’s Edition VIP Badge, signed by RuPaul!
Special Collector’s Edition VIP Lanyard
More Extended VIP Hours, 4 extra hours total!
Priority lines for meeting Queens and other celebrities
Priority seating for panels
Exclusive DragCon NYC merch bag, including an Exclusive DragCon NYC Jacket, A Special Enamel Pin Set, and More!
Dedicated VIP Registration Area
Exclusive VIP Lounge, open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
VIP Exclusive Cash Bar in the VIP Lounge
VIP Exclusive Food Cart in the VIP Lounge
VIP Exclusive Photo Op in the VIP Lounge
10% off all merch at the World of Wonder booth

The VIP Experience does not include entrance to the separate DragCon Parties.

Frequently Asked Questions

Visit for answers to common questions or email us at

Talent may charge for autographs, photographs, or meet and greets. Preview night is primarily meant for shopping. The VIP Experience, Weekend, Saturday, Sunday, and Kids Tickets do not include entrance to the separate DragCon Parties. DragCon does not guarantee meeting talent and all talent and programming are subject to change.


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