Imperial Court of Arizona

Imperial Sovereign Empire of Arizona

Events for Reign X

Welcome to our calendar of events. Our goal is to have at least one fundraiser or benefit a month so there is always lots to do. Please join us either as a spectator and contributor or as a member. View this page in calendar format.

Our combined board and membership meetings are held on the third Sunday of the month at the Lambda Phoenix Center, starting at 1:30 pm. Please feel free to join us at these meetings!

Empress Ball

No Photo Available
04/23/2016 - 7:00pm
Plazma (view map)
Raised: $350

Peace, Love & Flower Power

03/26/2016 - 6:30pm
Raised: $416

Cirque Du So Gay

03/25/2016 - 7:00pm
The Rock (view map)
Raised: $224


03/19/2016 - 8:00pm
Rainbow Cactus (no longer in business) (view map)
Raised: $562

St. Paddy's Show

03/12/2016 - 9:00pm
Bunkhouse Saloon (view map)

Help Mister and Miss Imperial Pride raise funds for the Phoenix Pride Scholarship Fund!  Beer bust at 8:00pm.  Show at 9:00pm.

Raised: $600

Prince and Princess Royale Ball--Return to Emerald City

03/06/2016 - 2:00pm
Cruisin' 7th (view map)
Raised: $660

Back to Broadway

02/27/2016 - 9:00pm
Nu Towne Saloon (view map)

The Imperial Court of Arizona proudly presents A Night of Fabulous Tunes to benefit HALO Animal Rescue.  There will be raffles and guest performances.  Please join us as we go "Back to Broadway."

Raised: $425

Pisces Birthday Bash

02/20/2016 - 6:00pm
Cash Inn  

Join the Imperial Court of Arizona at Cash Inn Country for this salute to all our friends born under the sign of Pisces!  There will be entertainment starting at 6pm.  The bar is open at 2pm.  There will be jello shots and a Pet Basket auction benefitting Rockstar Canine Rescue & Sanctuary.

Raised: $500

That's Amore!

02/14/2016 - 6:00pm

Join the Imperial Court of Arizona at the Phoenix Lambda Center for a lasagna dinner and drag show!  Featuring performances by Olivia Gardens, Masquerade, Maraya Jordan, and Regina Gazelle!  $20 for dinner and show.  $5 show only. 

Raised: $1,692

Mardi Gras Madness

02/13/2016 - 7:00pm
Plazma (view map)

Join the Imperial Court of Arizona for MARDI GRAS Madness benefitting Acts of Simple Kindness for kids of widows and widowers (ASK).  Hosted by Duke & Duchess X Sam Garner and Anita Togoboxx Christian.  There will be a drag show, costume contest, gift basket auction and more!  Hope to see you there!

Raised: $1,178

Superbowl Party and Barbecue

02/07/2016 - 1:00pm
The Rock (view map)

Watch the game on the big screen!  BBQ Burgers and Dogs!  Nachos!  Raffle prizes every quarter!  Join us at The Rock for a fun time benefitting the Phoenix Pride Scholarship Fund and Hospitality for Coronation XI.

Raised: $766


01/23/2016 - 8:00pm
Bunkhouse Saloon (view map)

It's the first Bearlesque of 2016!  The crazy show that happens 4 times each year, will feature a beer bust, show, jello shots, and raffle.  Proceeds benefit Mister and Miss Imperial Pride fundraising goals for the Phoenix Pride Scholarship Fund!

Raised: $1,690


01/22/2016 - 9:00pm
Bunkhouse Saloon (view map)

Join the Imperial Court of Arizona for the Jailbird Show benefitting AZ Exotic Bird Rescue, Inc.  Featuring Jailhouse themed performances by the Imperial Court of Arizona!

Raised: $425

Red & Wild Strawberry Social

01/16/2016 - 6:00pm
The Rock (view map)

Join the Imperial Court of Arizona for Red & Wild Strawberry Social...a night to benefit Mulligan's Manor.  There will be a drag show with your trio of hostesses Empress X Olivia Gardens, Miss Imperial Pride Charmaine Knight Christian, and Lady X Tunsa Phun.  Also featuring a tasty bake sale, raffle baskets, and a "Say Something Hat" contest!

Raised: $2,311

Festivus for the Rest of Us

12/19/2015 - 9:00pm
Nu Towne Saloon (view map)

Nothing says the holidays like the airing of grievances and feats of strength!  Join the Imperial Court of Arizona for a night of fun and frivolity at Nutowne Saloon!  Drag performances, raffle prizes, feats of strength contest, and airing of grievances!  Fun starts at 9pm.

Raised: $478

Winter Wonderland: A Vision in White

12/12/2015 - 8:00pm

Ho, Ho, Ho!  Join the Imperial Court of Arizona as we celebrate our 10th Annual Winter Wonderland show!  A Vision in White will be held at LOS DIABLOS and will feature performances by members of the Imperial Court of Arizona...and a visit from Cris Cringle himself!  There will be great raffle prizes, benefitting Logan's Playground and Paws for Patriots!

Raised: $2,234

A Night at The Imperial Palace

11/22/2015 - 6:00pm
The Rock (view map)

The Imperial Court of Arizona is thrilled to present a brand new entry to the Mister and Miss Phoenix Pride pageant system.  Join us for this inaugural competition for the titles of Mister and Miss Imperial Pride!

Raised: $1,058

PAWS for Patriots Weekend

11/07/2015 - 10:00pm to 11/08/2015 - 2:00pm
Raised: $520

Volunteer at Rainbows Festival

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10/17/2015 - 9:00am to 10/18/2015 - 6:00pm

Join the Imperial Court as we volunteer at Rainbows Festival!  Stop by and enjoy the festival....or join us as a volunteer!



Donations accepted: $225

Raised: $225

Sister Act: A Love Revival

10/10/2015 - 7:00pm
The Rock (view map)

Join the Imperial Court of Arizona for a love revival...raising funds for Metropolitan Community Church of Phoenix!  Raffle prizes, jello shots, and special guest performances by members of the Grand Canyon Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and more!


Raised: $440

Emperor's Birthday Bash

09/27/2015 - 2:00pm
Nu Towne Saloon (view map)

Please join the Imperial Sovereign Empire of Arizona and Emperor X Steve Marino as he celebrates his birthday and raises money for Logan's Playground!

Logan's Playground is a program in the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS that benefits children and families affected by HIV/AIDS.  They provide summer camps and holiday parties for children who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford these opportunities.  In lieu of birthday gifts, Emperor Steve asks that you make a donation to Logan's Playground at this event!

Raised: $466

8th Underwear Auction

09/26/2015 - 12:00pm
Bunkhouse Saloon (view map)

Join us at Bunkhouse for the 8th Underwear Auction benefitting the Bryon Wiley Memorial Scholarship Fund!


MC's Lady Christian and Olivia Gardens host an afternoon filled with Hot Models and Drag!  Beer bust, jell-o shots, and raffle prizes.

BBQ begins at noon.

Auction begins at 2pm.



Raised: $7,235

Emperor's Ball: Long Beards and Leather

09/19/2015 - 7:00pm
Plazma (view map)

Join us at Plazma for a Red and Black Ball honoring Emperor X Steven Marino!


Featuring special performances by members of the Imperial Court of Arizona. 


Enjoy the fun at this official state fundraiser for the Imperial Sovereign Empire of Arizona!

Raised: $531

Pasta, Passion, & Pistols

09/01/2015 - 6:00pm

Guess who done it! 

Join a cast of characters at Harley's Italian Bistro for dinner and a show....mystery style! 

Benefitting Mulligan's Manor.

Mulligan's Manor is a loving and supportive group home dedicated to at-risk, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and heterosexual adolescents ranging from 12 to 17 years old.

Raised: $1,831

One Heart

08/30/2015 - 7:00pm

Join us at IBT's in Tucson, AZ for a very special show benefitting Positively Beautiful!

Positively Beautiful is dedicated to help those living with HIV/AIDS to empower themselves to live happy and fulfilling lives.

Featuring the talents of Miss Arizona USofA Diva, Miss Tucson America Bianca Solei, Barbra Seville, Eddie Broadway, Emperor X Steve Marino, and Empress X Olivia Gardens.

Raised: $350

Solid Gold

08/29/2015 - 9:00pm
Nu Towne Saloon (view map)

Join the Imperial Court of Arizona for SOLID GOLD:  A Night on the American Soul Train!

Hosted by Afeelya Bunz

Featuring Drag performances, Live singers, Jell-O shots, and a 50/50 raffle benefitting Logan's Playground.

Dress to Impress!  Wear your best 70's, 80's, or 90's R&B, Funk, Soul, or Disco club wear.



Raised: $723

Drag Wash

08/01/2015 - 9:00am
Plazma (view map)

Charity Carwash

$10.00 per vehicle to be washed to benefit the Phoenix Shanti Group

Special Entertainment at High Noon!

Phoenix Shanti Group offers a structured outpatient chemical recovery program for HIV+ individuals. The structured outpatient recovery program consists of different group meetings held at Phoenix Shanti clinic during the week. Please call 602-279-0008 for details.

Raised: $2,000

Back to School Drive

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07/06/2015 - 12:00am to 08/03/2015 - 11:00pm

The Imperial Court of Arizona is collecting school supplies to help make "Back to School" easier for children in our beneficiary school district.  The supplies donated through this drive will benefit children in the Murphy School District, and will allow students to start the school year with the tools necessary to succeed.

Collection boxes are located at bars and businesses around the valley.

Monetary donations also accepted.

Funds raised:

7/17  Jell-O Shot sales  $315.00

7/21  Garden Variety Revue  $136.00

7/25  Bearlesque  $398.00

Additional Gift Card donation received:   $87.00

Raised: $936

Independence Day BBQ

07/04/2015 - 1:00pm
Kobalt Bar (view map)

Come down and celebrate our Independence Day with the Imperial Court of Arizona on the patio with a BBQ and cool pools! Swimming trunks encouraged! Prize for Sexiest swimsuit. Fun, Fun, Fun!

Raised: $681


06/07/2015 - 5:00pm
The Rock (view map)

Join The Imperial Court of Arizona & The New Monarchs Emperor X Steve Marino & Empress X Olivia Gardens as they invest their new lines, and the lines of Reign IV have their final farewell!

Investiture X theme will be Bright Lights on Broadway, please come dressed in theme, or in formal state attire. Please bring a donation of $5. Doors open at 6:00 pm, event begins at 7:00 pm.


Raised: $238

Brunch with Benefits

06/07/2015 - 10:30am

July-- $271 benefitting ISEA

August-- $276  benefitting Steps of Love

September-- $276 benefitting Greyhound Rescue

Raised: $823