Jam-Packed Weekend Roster of Events Announced for AFAN’s 28th Annual Black & White Party

LAS VEGAS (July 21, 2014) – Las Vegas’ favorite party of the year, Aid for AIDS of Nevada’s (AFAN) 28th Annual Black & White Party, returns to The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas Aug. 23, and the $40 general admission ticket price includes three days of parties, including the city’s first T-Dance.

Friday, Aug. 22

Start the weekend with complimentary admission to the official kickoff party at

Liaison Nightclub at Bally’s, the first gay nightclub in a Strip casino. With a high-end atmosphere, sexy live performance pieces and hot DJs, Liaison has quickly become the place to see and be seen, recently throwing Lance Bass’ release party for his new single.


Saturday, Aug. 23

The main event may be all black and white but it’s anything but basic. Party at The Joint at Hard Rock from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. (VIP entry at 8 p.m.) with beats from DJ Axis and performances from the Strip’s hottest acts including Jabbawockeez, Melody Sweets, Sky Miles, Jubilee!, Chase Brown, Lorena Peril and more. Actor, comedian and breakout star of reality TV show “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Shangela (D.J. Pierce) will make a special appearance. Vegas’ top chefs and mixologists including Culinary Dropout, Maggiano’s, Pink Taco, 35 Steaks + Martinis, Jamba Juice, Popcorn Girl, Ferraro’s, desserts by Aliante Casino + Hotel and Back Bar USA will provide lavish indulgences.


Head to the nearby Fruit Loop for the official after party at Piranha, voted best gay club by the Las Vegas Review-Journal.


Sunday, Aug. 24

A staple of gay culture worldwide, AFAN will bring the legendary afternoon party T-Dance tradition to Las Vegas at Wynn Las Vegas’ Encore Beach Club with world famous DJ Diplo on the decks. Black & White Party attendees will enjoy complimentary admission, one complimentary drink and access to a special VIP area.


For the complete lineup and to buy tickets, visit afanlv.org. $125 VIP tickets with early entry to the Black & White Party at 8 p.m. are also available.


Book a special room rate at Hard Rock for the weekend by visiting hardrockhotel.com or calling 800.343.4346 and using the code HAFAN14.

AFAN’s Black & White Party 2013
Jaymes Vaughan and James Davis from Chippendales and the Amazing Race attend AFAN’s Black & White Party 2013
Neon entertainers at AFAN’s Black & White Party 2013

About AFAN

Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) was founded in 1984 and is the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in the state of Nevada. This year marks AFAN’s 30th anniversary of unyielding commitment to the community, providing support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada. AFAN offers consistent and comprehensive direct client service programs, including medical case management, housing and utility assistance, emergency food and transportation vouchers, prevention and education programs and community outreach. As part of AFAN’s mission, these client service programs assist in enhancing the physical health and psychosocial wellness of the individuals they serve, while promoting dignity and improving the quality of their lives. For more information, please visit afanlv.org. Keep up with AFAN events and news on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.