Panels, Main Stage, Kid Zone, Programming Schedules

This Article Is About DragCon NYC 2019

RuPaul's DragCon NYC takes place September 6th, 7th & 8th 2019 at the Javits Convention Center.

Programming guests and schedules are subject to change, so check back often.

Attendees can start lining up for panels 30 minutes before their scheduled start time.

There will be performances on the TikTok Main Stage all weekend long. 

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Title Description Day Time Location
UK Queens VIP Mixer VIP Exclusive mixer with RuPaul's Drag Race UK Queens Friday 2:30 PM Main Stage
Trixie Mattel Performance VIP Exclusive Performance by Trixie. Friday 3:00 PM Main Stage
RuPaul DJ Set See RuPaul DJ live from the Main Stage. Saturday 11:30 AM Main Stage
RuPaul DJ Set

See RuPaul DJ live from the Main Stage.

Sunday 11:00 AM Main Stage  
Thailand Take Over Appearances by Angele Anang, Vanda Miss Joaquin, Mocha Diva, and Genie Friday 5:00 PM Main Stage
Dream Machines Los Angeles band Dream Machines perform live on the Main Stage! Friday 6:00 PM Main Stage
The Queens Walk Come greet the Queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race as they make their grand entrance on the pink carpet from the Main Stage. Saturday 10:30 AM Main Stage
TikTok x POP Beauty Makeover Get your face beat courtesy of TikTok and POP Beauty! Friday 6:30 PM Main Stage
Stonewall Outloud Screening Hosted by special guest Daniel Franzese Friday 7:15 PM Main Stage
HeadCount: Call-To-Action With a special guest! Saturday 4:00 PM Main Stage
HeadCount: Call-To-Action With a special guest! Sunday 1:45 PM Main Stage
TikTok x POP Beauty Makeover Get your face beat courtesy of TikTok and POP Beauty! Saturday 5:30 PM Main Stage
Lip Sync for Your Life You get a chance to lip sync for your life LIVE on the Main Stage! Saturday 3:30 PM Main Stage
Lip Sync for Your Life You get a chance to lip sync for your life LIVE on the Main Stage! Sunday 3:00 PM Main Stage
Kids Fashion Show Let your kiddos strut their stuff and show their best walk in the Kids Fashion Show. Saturday 4:15 PM Main Stage
Cosplay For Your Life And now is the time...for you to Cosplay For Your Life! Compete to win our $2,500 prize in your best Drag Race Queen cosplay. See rules and FAQ here. Enter by emailing help@rupaulsdragcon.com Saturday 5:00 PM Main Stage
WOW Presents Plus: Transformations 
Welcome to his face! James St. James brings his wildly popular WOW Presents Plus show LIVE to the Main Stage to be transformed by Jarry Armpits.

Panelists: James St. James, Jarry Armpits
Saturday 2:00 PM Main Stage
Art Simone Performance 
See Art Simone perform on the Main Stage! Sunday 2:15 PM Main Stage
Kennedy Davenport Performance

See Kennedy Davenport perform on the Main Stage!

Friday 5:30 PM Main Stage
Merrie Cherrie Performance

See Merrie Cherrie perform on the Main Stage!

Friday 5:45 PM Main Stage
Ariel Versace Performance See Ariel Versace perform on the Main Stage! Saturday 3:00 PM Main Stage
Soju Performance See Soju perform on the Main Stage! Saturday 3:15 PM Main Stage
LaGuardian Angels Performance See LaGuardian Angels perform on the Main Stage! Saturday 4:30 PM Main Stage
Honey Davenport Performance See Honey Davenport perform on the Main Stage! Saturday 4:45 PM Main Stage
Dida Ritz Performance See Dida Ritz perform on the Main Stage! Sunday 2:00 PM Main Stage
Jozea Flore Performance See Jozea Flore perform on the Main Stage! Sunday 3:30 PM Main Stage
X-Pole Presents: Pole Combat Series See the X-Pole perform on the Main Stage! Sunday 2:30 PM Main Stage
Drag Queen Story Hour See Drag Queen Story Hour with Paradise! Saturday 1:00 PM Kid Zone
Drag Queen Story Hour See Drag Queen Story Hour with Angel Elektra! Saturday 2:00 PM Kid Zone
Drag Queen Story Hour See Drag Queen Story Hour with Miz Jade! Saturday 3:00 PM Kid Zone
Drag Queen Story Hour See Drag Queen Story Hour with Cholula Lemon! Saturday 4:00 PM Kid Zone
Drag Queen Story Hour See Drag Queen Story Hour with Mary Jo! Sunday 12:30 PM Kid Zone
Drag Queen Story Hour See Drag Queen Story Hour with Annie Manildoo Sunday 1:00 PM Kid Zone
Drag Queen Story Hour See Drag Queen Story Hour with Bella Noche! Sunday 2:00 PM Kid Zone
Drag Queen Story Hour See Drag Queen Story Hour with Ona Lousie! Sunday 3:00 PM Kid Zone
RuTalks: Diane von Furstenberg See RuPaul sit down one-on-one with Diane von Furstenberg. Saturday 4:00 PM Tea
RuTalks: Whoopi Goldberg See RuPaul sit down one-on-one with Whoopi Goldberg. Sunday 3:00 PM Tea
Danny Franzese and the House of Glen Coco Danny Franzese brings stand-up comedy to DragCon NYC with some of the funniest emerging LGBTQ+ stand-up comedians in the biz. Join Danny and friends in this spectacular all-star queer stand-up comedy showcase.

Panelists: Daniel Franzese, Pandora Boxx, Matteo Lane, Nicky Paris
Saturday 2:00 PM Shade
Comedy Queens: Seriously Funny Come get seriously silly with a few Drag Queens and comedians as they talk about the art of comedy, drag, and all that funny business in-between. Moderator: Nicky Paris

Panelists: Nina West, Pandora Boxx, Meatball, Sam Morrison, and Hedda Lettuce.
Friday 7:00 PM Shade
Inside the Closet LIVE! You won't believe what NYC comedians Emma Willmann and Matteo Lane talk about Inside the Closet. Join comics, Emma and Matteo, live at DragCon NYC 2019, as they share their experiences of being gay comics in mainstream culture.

Panelists: Emma Willmann, Matteo Lane, Daniel Franzese
Friday 5:30 PM Shade
Keepin' It In The Family: Drag Mothers and Daughters What is a drag mother? How do you get one? And how do you make the relationship work?  Drag mothers and their daughters get together to share the ups and downs of being family.

Moderator: Alexander Kacala Panelists: A’keria Chanel Davenport, Kahanna Montrese, Coco Montrese, Kennedy Davenport, Honey Davenport, Rajah O’Hara
Sunday 10:00 AM Shade
Win a Wet n Wild Tutorial on WOW Presents You can win a Wet n Wild tutorial on WOW Presents. To see all rules and find out how to do that, please see here! TBD TBD N/A
Fashion Talk with Carson Kressley Fashion Talk returns to DragCon NYC with fashion expert, Carson Kressley. Join Carson as he sits down with notable fashion designers and fabulous fashion Queens to discuss all things fashion. From up and coming trends to the impact drag has made on the fashion world, this panel is sure to slay the runway.

Moderator: Carson Kressley
Panelists: Garo Sparo, Isaac Mizrahi, Brooke Lynn Hytes, Zaldy
Sunday 1:30 PM Tea
WOW Presents Plus: UNHhhh Live! It's a panel about nothing, and yet it's about everything.

Panelists: Trixie Mattel, Katya (via Satellite), Jeff Maccubbin (editor of UNHhhh)
Sunday 10:30 AM Tea
The Official RuPaul's Drag Race Podcast Live! Join longtime RuPaul’s Drag Race producer, John Polly, a few queens, and some insiders as they bring the officially official information on everything RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Moderator: John Polly
Panelists: Simon Doonan, Milk, Kennedy Davenport
Friday 4:00 PM Main Stage
Queens of New York Welcome to New York. It’s a panel of some of your favorite local Queens who are coming together to talk all things New York drag. Moderated by Michael Musto with panelists Dusty Ray Bottoms, Brini Maxwell, Marti Gould Cummings, Merrie Cherry, and Flotilla Debarge
Saturday 11:00 AM Shade
Ross Mathews "Name Drop" Exclusive Reading Sit on down little kitties its story time! Join Drag Race judge Ross Mathews as he reads an excerpt from his new book Name Drop followed by exclusive fan Q&A.
Saturday 5:30 PM Tea
Drag Stories: The Journey of Drag in Show Business Join some of Drag’s early pioneers as they talk about and explores drag's journey, from the surprising to the sophisticated, to the utterly bizarre.

Moderator: Mickey Boardman
Panelists: Dianne Brill, Simon Doonan, Frank DeCaro, Susanne Bartsch
Saturday 12:30 PM Shade
The Queens Supreme Court Order in the court! Join Ts Madison live from DragCon NYC 2019 as she shares her courtroom with special guests, Silky Nutmeg Ganache.

Moderator: Ts Madison
Panelist: Silky Nutmeg Ganache
Saturday 1:00 PM Tea
All Around the World: International Drag Queens DragCon NYC goes international when Drag Queens from around the globe tell us what’s the tea overseas.

Moderator: Roytel Montero Panelists: Genie, Angele Anang, Art Simone, Mocha Diva, and Vera Ronzella
Saturday 2:30 PM Tea
TikTok's Werk the Runway Presented by TikTok. Sunday 1:00 PM Main Stage
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo See Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo live on the Main Stage! Sunday 3:45 PM Main Stage
Social Media: The Hard Truth Take a deeper dive into the world of social media with some of today’s biggest social stars. Join them as they talk about how social media can affect our daily lives and, in some cases, be detrimental.

Moderators : Mally Roncal and Chaz Dean

Panelists: Ariel Versace, Carrie Dragshaw, The Kaplan Twin
Sunday 11:30 AM Shade
WOW Presents Plus: Fashion Photo RuView Two RuPaul's Drag Race alums critique looks from their fellow queens. Will they TOOT or BOOT their sisters?

Panelists: Shea Coulee and Ongina    
Sunday 12:00 PM Tea
WOW Presents Plus: Yvie's Odd School RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 winner Yvie Oddly teaches us some of her cheap tricks of the trade to create her dollar store drag masterpieces.

Panelists: Yvie Oddly, Morgan Taylor
Sunday 1:00 PM Shade
HeadCount: When Politics Get Personal Headcount presents a panel of fierce Queens and celebrities who want you to know why activism is for everyone, the importance of using your personal life experiences to guide activism, and how “we the people” can be everyday activists. Join us, get activated, and get personal!

Moderator: Ivy Bryan

Panelists: Milk, Nicole Paige Brooks, John Jesus Peña, Cissy Walken, Yves


Sunday 2:30 PM Shade
Saber Guild: Empire Temple presents Lightsaber Training Saturday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Kid Zone
Saber Guild: Empire Temple presents Lightsaber Training Sunday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Kid Zone
Senator Elizabeth Warren: Message to DragCon NYC Join us on the Main Stage for a special video message from Senator Elizabeth Warren. Saturday 1:45 PM Main Stage
Judgey Judies Order in the court! Join Michelle Visage, along with fellow Drag Race judges Ross Mathews and Carson Kressley for the inside scoop on all things Drag Race. Moderated by Gabe Bergado. Sunday 10:00 AM Main Stage
Veronica Vega Performance See Veronica Vega perform on the Main Stage! Sunday 1:30 PM Main Stage
Disney On Broadway: Serving Hair, Face, and Looks for 25 Years In this exciting panel, learn tips and tricks from Broadway’s best as they dive into the wigs, costumes, and makeup of Disney’s current smash hits including Frozen, Alladin, and The Lion King.

Moderators: Nina West, Alexis Michelle
Panelists: Alyssa Fox, Bradley Gibson, Noah J. Ricketts, Michael James Scott
Friday 4:30 PM Tea
Denique Performance Denique to perform on the Main Stage! Sunday 1:15 PM Main Stage
Trump and Mitch, Sashay Away: How We Win in 2020- Hosted by Swing Left This panel will discuss the election of 2020 and what we can all do now to ensure that Democrats win up and down the ballot. Focusing on specific actions people in our community can take in their hometowns, we’ll discuss the Presidential race, key Senate races and even more local races that will make all the difference. Concerned about what’s going on politically but unsure how to help? This panel is for you. If we’re waiting, the GOP is winning – so let’s get to WERK.

Moderator: Jon Mallow Panelists: Marti Gould Cummings, Ashlei Blue, Geena Rocero, Latrice Walker
Saturday 3:30 PM Shade
POP Beauty Presents: Beat Yo Face Pop Beauty joins DragCon NYC for this make-up panel featuring some of the best in the business. Join Acid Betty and A’Keria Chanel Davenport as they sit down with a POP Beauty expert and talk tips and tricks to beat yo face.

Moderator: Sara Strand   Panelists:  Acid Betty,  A’keria Chanel Davenport
Friday 4:00 PM Shade
Wet N Wild & Real: Why You Should Hire ME A panel with Nicole Heyl from Wet N Wild and cast members from POSE, discussing the importance of inclusivity within beauty and entertainment.

Moderator: Brett White Panelists: Peppermint,  Jeremy McClain, and Nicole Heyl
Saturday 5:00 PM Shade
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