Brought to you by World of Wonder (WOW), the creative force behind the multi-Emmy Award winning franchise RuPaul’s Drag Race, and the queen of all drag, RuPaul, RuPaul’s DragCon UK is officially ‘ru-turning’ in 2024 as it sashays back to ExCeL London for the second year in a row - marking the return of the world’s biggest celebration of drag and queer culture and to kick-start the new year in style with high heels and lots of glitter.
Bringing charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent, RuPaul’s DragCon will take place on Saturday 13th January and Sunday 14th January 2024. World of Wonder are proud to release tickets in line with the 51st anniversary of London Pride, at https://uk.rupaulsdragcon.com/.
“RuPaul’s DragCon is the best way to ring in the new year and we are so delighted to be bringing the convention back to the UK at the ExCeL London!” say World of Wonder Co-Founders, Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey. “Be prepared to be overwhelmed as we welcome close to 150 Drag Race queens from over 10 countries, and over 75 performances on the DragCon main stage and don't be surprised if you run into a Teletubby or two!”
RuPaul’s DragCon is brought to you by World of Wonder, the media agency behind the Drag Race global phenomenon, who have been shining a light on marginalised voices since the 1990s with their ground-breaking unscripted, scripted and documentary content. Beyond bringing drag to the mainstream, WOW’s owned on-demand service – ‘WOW Presents Plus’ - offers an impressive catalogue of their pioneering work all in one place, including the latest seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race, alongside international iterations of the franchise, Big Freedia Means Business, UNHhhh, Click Boys, Gay Sex Ed, Party Monster, The Eye of Tammy Faye and much more.
RuPaul’s DragCon UK will be a family-friendly celebration of drag for all ages, spanning across two fabulous days. It will feature signings and meet & greets with fan-favourite Queens; fierce mainstage performances throughout the weekend; exclusive panels and programming; wig-snatching merch and much more! The convention will have special guest appearances from Drag Race royalty, including supermodel of the world RuPaul, who had over 150 queens from across the world attending the 2023 convention - be sure to keep checking https://uk.rupaulsdragcon.com/ and the @RuPaulsDragCon social accounts to know who will be attending the 2024 convention next year at the Excel Convention Centre.
In addition to the two-day extravaganza taking place in January 2024, World of Wonder are also delighted to announce the return of ‘After Hours’ - the star-studded drag shows featuring some of your favourite RuPaul’s Drag Race queens. This will take place on Friday 12th January 2024 as a way to kick off the RuPaul's DragCon UK weekend, with the second ‘After Hours’ event taking place on Saturday 13th January. All talent and event announcements will be made over the course of the next few months, with plenty to look forward to.
Information on RuPaul’s DragCon UK 2024 is available at https://uk.rupaulsdragcon.com/