Drag Tea at the Sofitel Philadelphia is back for its 3rd year

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PHILADELPHIA (TSWT) — There are so many unique events happening in the Delaware Valley for Pride Month. At a Philadelphia hotel, you can sip tea and catch the whole show.

It’s time to dress up! Drag Tea at the Sofitel Philadelphia is back for its third year.

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“It’s our month, this is it. It’s Pride Month,” said Brittany Lynn with Philly Drag Mafia.

Every Saturday in June, you can see Brittany Lynn and her queens serving tea with a little song and dance.

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“Oh, she’s an interpreter!” Lots of fun, lots of energy,” said Tony Geistwite, Director of Sales and Marketing, Sofitel Philadelphia. “Guests can expect lots of laughs, good food. Our traditional scones, our tea sandwiches, we have our famous macaroons, we have the chocolate ganache cake and we have the chef’s selection.”

And for even more fun, bottomless champagne, mimosas and bloody marys are also on the menu. But it’s not just the treats that make this tea special.

“It’s a labor of love. It’s for the community and it’s by the community,” Lynn said.

A portion of the proceeds are donated to the William Way Community Center.

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“It’s just one giant place for LGBT resources in one building,” Lynn said. “Lots of community volunteers, it’s community run so it’s your one stop shop.”

It’s a way to give back and have fun.

“We have live singers, dancers, burlesque performances,” Lynn said.

“A lot of songs that we know and love. There’s a lot of live performance, a lot of action, a lot of dancing,” Geistwite said.

Now, after 26 years of performing, Brittany Lynn has recently taken up her singing career full-time.

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“It just gets your message across a little louder and from the heart,” Lynn said.

When asked what went into the look, Lynn said: “When you drag you put the character on, so just like having pride, it’s a way for you to express how you want to. let the world see you, and that’s all. on visibility, representation.

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Drag Tea tickets can be purchased online, here. It’s $75 for tea and a show, and an extra $10 to add bottomless champagne, mimosas, or bloody marys.

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