68700 Avenida Lalo Guerrero, Cathedral City, CA 92234

Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest Starts Monday, November 18th

Pull out that ugly holiday sweater, add some ugly ornaments, and enter to win up to a $600 prize package.  It’s the “Cookies, Cocktails, and Crazy Sweaters” hosted by Cat City Drag Race Winner Angelique VaGorgeous.

Indulge on some free holiday cookies, enjoy a purchased beverage or two, and watch your fellow neighbors and friends compete in the “ugliest sweater contest.”  This contest takes place in six bars in Cathedral City, over six weeks, with one cherished Golden Pass valued at $600 in prizes.  All presented by the Cathedral City Gay Business Association and sponsored by the City of Cathedral City.  Anyone 21 years of age and older is able to compete.

Enjoy music by DJ Galaxy as this fun-filled event also offers a weekly $250 prize package for the ugliest sweater judged by 3 celebrity judges and 2 audience judges picked by the host.

The audience gets to judge too, by cheering on their favorite contestant with the craziest sweater.  Sign-up each week near the DJ booth, look for a check-in table.  It’s that easy!  To demonstrate, here are some tips:


Step 1:  Decorate an ugly sweater

Step 2:  Go to the participating bar on Monday evening

Step 3:  Enter the Ugly Sweater Contest by signing-up near the DJ booth

Step 4:  Indulge on some free holiday cookies

Step 5:  Win a weekly prize, then compete for the Grand Prize

Step 6:  Eat some more Holiday cookies, wash it down with a delicious beverage.



Week 1, Trunks-Cathedral City, November 18

Week 2, The Roost Lounge, November 25

Week 3, The Barracks Bar, December 2

Week 4, Studio One 11, December 9

Week 5, The Runway Bar & Restaurant, December 16

Week 6 Finals – AMP Sports Lounge, December 23