Max Hosts “House of Drag” Party Celebrating Pride and Season 2 of ‘House of the Dragon’ with Priyanka

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Max celebrated Pride and the highly anticipated season premiere of “House of the Dragon” with a vibrant “House of Drag” viewing party in Brooklyn, NY, hosted by the charismatic Priyanka from HBO’s “We’re Here.” The event, held on premiere night, featured a unique blend of drag performances and fandom festivities in honor of the HBO Original series.

At the heart of the celebration was Baby Love’s Fagtasia, delivering an unforgettable drag reinterpretation of “House of the Dragon.” The queens took center stage in a dramatic “Battle for the Iron Throne,” showcasing their talents and paying homage to the epic fantasy world beloved by fans worldwide. Following the exhilarating performances, attendees enjoyed a live screening of the Season 2 premiere of “House of the Dragon.”

Priyanka, known for her infectious energy and bold personality on “We’re Here,” brought her signature flair to the event as the host. The evening was further elevated with music spun by renowned DJs including Byrell the Great, Kilo Patrah Jones, Oscar Ñn, Maya, Fried Platano, and Joselo, ensuring the party was alive with beats that kept guests enthralled throughout the night.

The event not only celebrated the new season but also embraced Pride, highlighting the importance of inclusivity and diversity within the fan community. It underscored Max’s commitment to engaging with LGBTQ+ audiences and honoring their contributions to popular culture.

“House of the Dragon,” based on George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” delves into the history of House Targaryen, set 200 years before the events of “Game of Thrones.” The series has captivated audiences with its rich storytelling and intricate characters, making it a fitting centerpiece for Max’s celebration of Pride.

As the night unfolded, guests immersed themselves in the world of Westeros, mingling with fellow fans and indulging in the excitement of a new season. The event encapsulated the spirit of community and creative expression, resonating deeply with both fans of the series and supporters of Pride.

BeauJangless, Sesali and Baby Love attend HOUSE OF DRAG, the HBO Original "House Of The Dragon" premiere night watch party, presented by Max's Human By Orientation, at Elsewhere on June 16, 2024 in New York City.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JUNE 16: (L-R) BeauJangless, Sesali and Baby Love attend HOUSE OF DRAG, the HBO Original “House Of The Dragon” premiere night watch party, presented by Max’s Human By Orientation, at Elsewhere on June 16, 2024 in New York City. PHOTO: Santiago Felipe/Getty Images for Max

Photos from the “HOUSE OF DRAG” viewing party capture the essence of the event, showcasing the colorful performances and the enthusiastic atmosphere. They can be viewed here, providing a visual narrative of the festivities and the vibrant energy that defined the evening.


“House of the Dragon” Season 2 promises to continue its legacy of epic storytelling, featuring a talented ensemble cast that includes Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, and more. With new episodes airing weekly on HBO and available to stream on Max, fans can look forward to another season filled with intrigue, drama, and the allure of the Seven Kingdoms.

Max, a streaming platform launched by Warner Bros. Discovery, is dedicated to delivering premium content across various genres, including HBO Originals, Warner Bros. films, Max Originals, and more. It aims to provide a personalized viewing experience that caters to diverse interests and tastes, ensuring there’s something for everyone in the household.

The “HOUSE OF DRAG” viewing party underscored Max’s commitment to offering unique and engaging experiences for its audience, celebrating both exceptional storytelling and the vibrant LGBTQ+ community during Pride.

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