Hotter Than July opening party

When: Wed., July 22, 9 p.m. 2015

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Detroit’s annual weeklong black gay pride celebration. The official opening party theme, “Wet & Wild” goes down at the Woodward — Detroit’s oldest gay bar — featuring music by DJ Tone, DJ Matt Holiday, and DJ Demerio. Other events include a film festival on Thursday and a picnic at Palmer Park on Saturday — see the event’s website for more information.

Price: $5