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Wig OUT Tampa Bay
March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Metro Inclusive Health in partnership with TRIBECA COLORSALONS invite you to this HAIR-raiser benefiting the life sustaining and empowering healthcare and wellness programs at METRO. What better way to honor the start of Tampa Pride week than with an event that celebrates the creativity of “Wigstock” which paved the way to drag cultures current popularity as we enjoy it today. Create a fabulous wig of any shape, size or color and enter our contest to win fabulous prizes for Highest Hair, Best Homemade and Best in Show.
WIG OUT Tampa Bay draws inspiration from the icon “Wigstock” event in NYC originally founded by Lady Bunny and ran from 1985 to 2001.
Hosted by the Fabulous and Outrageous Ms. Matthew McGee
$20 at the door, 21+ Event
6pm- Doors Open
6pm-7pm- Register onsite for contest
7pm- WIG Contest begins
Highest Hair- The higher the hair, the closer to God. Height matters!
Best Homemade- Best creative use of everything but the kitchen sink. Oh hell, throw the sink in it!
Best in Show- Pets often look like their owners, prove it with your hair rendition of your pet. Pin a photo of your pet to your outfit for comparison. (Sorry, NO PETS Allowed)
8:30pm- Event Closes
Local Celebrity Guests Judges:
Marc Retzlaff at Salon Lofts, Master Stylist & Colorist
Pheyonce Montrese, Entertainer and Community Leader
Scott Daniel – Actor/Entertainer, Head of Cosmetology/Wig Design for Norwegian Cruise Lines
Brandon Wagner, at TRIBECA COLORSALONS, Founder and Creative Director
Cyndi Edwards, NBC Daytime Show Host
Esme Russell, award winning radio host of THE ESME RUSSELL SHOW on GSHradio.com
Dylan Todd Photography
Cash Donation Bar
Anyone wearing a wig will be eligible for our fabulous door prize. Wigs are highly encouraged but not required.
Plus more surprises to be announced!
TRIBECA COLORSALONS is recognized by the Tampa Business Journal as the second largest LGBTQ+ owned business in Tampa Bay for 2017 and 2018.