Are you ready, hennies? DragCon LA 2018 is only a few months away and we are BEYOND excited to kiki with all the queens.

To get in the spirit, here are five reasons (and TRUST there are MANY more) to get excited for DragCon LA.

1. CAN YOU BELIEVE ALL THESE PEOPLE ARE GOING?!?

I mean seriously?! Not only will Mama RuPaul be there but AB Soto, Acid Betty, Aja, Alaska, Alexis Mateo, Alexis Michelle, Alyssa Edwards, April Carriom, Bebe Zahara Benet, Biblegirl, Boulet Brothers, Chad Michaels, Daniel Franzese, Derrick Barry, Michelle Visage, Milk, Thorgy Thor, Todrick Hall and ALL THESE AMAZING PEOPLE will be in attendance.

2. ALL THE PANELS

WOW Presents Plus: Jasmine Master’s Master Reading Class! Class is in session with the one and only Jasmine Masters as she reads celebs and friends to filth.

Season 3: RuUnited

India Ferrah, Mariah Balenciaga, Phoenix, Stacy Layne Matthews, & Venus D-Lite are back together and it feels SO GOOD! They’ll dish on EVERYTHING season 3 and life after battling for the crown.

Strength After the Storm: Queens of Puerto Rico

Moderated by fellow advocate and RuPaul’s Drag Race Alumni, Phi Phi O’Hara! Queens Alexis Mateo, April Carrion, Cynthia Lee Fontaine, Kandy Ho & Yara Sofia unite to discuss stories of resilience and love from the drag community post Hurricane Maria.

Playing Nice: Miss Congeniality

Come see past Miss Congeniality queens BenDeLaCreme, Cynthia Lee Fontaine, Latrice Royale, Pandora Boxx, & Valentina dig deep on what matters when it comes to manners on stage and online.

AND OF COURSE, RuPaul’s Keynote!!! 

3. More Parties!!!

Last year, there were only two parties. This year… THERE. ARE. THREE. Including a live pageant for the first time EVER!!!

Join everyone on Friday for Battle on the Runway. Hosted by Shangela at the Belasco Theater.

Saturday, World of Queens will take over the Orpheum theater. Dj’s by Lady Bunny.

Close out Sunday with RuPaul’s DragCon Pageant. Your favorite Drag Race Stars display their charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent to earn your vote in the first annual DragCon Pageant! Michelle Visage hosts runway and talent competitions to help YOU choose a winner! All ages are welcome.

4. VIP Perks

This is the biggest VIP experience EVER for DragCon. Not only do you get in early all three days (that’s up to 9 extra hours with your favorite queens) but you’ll get to attend a special acoustic performance on the runway with Trixie Mattel! There will also be an exclusive VIP lounge with a cash bar and food!

You’ll a special collector’s badge, a DragCon LA tote bag, hoodie, enamel pin, button, lanyard and patch! Top that off with an autographed picture of RuPaul, hennies!

5. All the Vendors

3rd Class Clothing will be at DragCon! Just check out this sweet, sweet merch.

💘 Get the #Macho tee now at 3rdclass.com 💘 #3rdclass #instagay

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Pyramid 7 will have a booth!

BobbiePinz will also be there for your wig fix!

Also, Karen from Finance will be at DragCon LA!! That’s right, your favorite Aussie queen is coming to DragCon!

I look 12yo in this photo and I LOVE it! 📸 @arinew1 #karenfromfinance

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Are you gagged, yet???? Buy your tickets for DragCon LA here!

Written By: Sarah Barenberg