May 31st Event Will Feature Free Bingo, $8 Bacon Burgers, $5 Brews and Benefits the Pride Foundation

Kahlua Ice aka Paul Blakes


The Belltown Pub will again turn into a Bingo parlor from 7:30 to 9:30pm on Thursday, May 31st, for “Bellz of the Ball Bingo” night.  Featuring celebrity callers, red-hot rules, passionate penalties, salacious antics and bawdy bingo calls, this event will be hosted by Seattle’s drag legend, Paul Blakes, aka Kahlua Ice.  Highlights include free Bingo, $8 Bacon Burgers and $5 Brews.  “Bellz of the Ball Bingo” benefits rotating charities from the LGBTQ+ community, and a percentage of the evening’s proceeds will go to the Pride Foundation.

Blakes is known for his quick, dry, self-depreciating sense of humor and his ability to laugh and connect with the audience quickly. He learned to be a host as a drag performer at Neighbors night club. As Kahlua Ice, Blakes hosted a drag show every Wednesday night for over 10 years, as well as emceeing various performances and parties for the community.  His honors include being crowned Miss Gay Seattle 28, Miss Gay Washington and Lafemme Seattle.

“Bellz of the Ball Bingo’s” beneficiary is the Pride Foundation, with its mission “to inspire giving to expand opportunities and advance full equality for LGBTQ+ people across the Northwest.” A percentage of sales will go towards supporting the evening’s charitable cause. Donations to Pride can also be made throughout the evening.

Players will receive Bingo cards and an ink dabber.  The Belltown Pub is supplying an assortment of kitschy boundary blowing booty for the winners.  In addition, participants can also look forward to an array of themed specialty cocktails.

For more information on “Bellz of the Ball Bingo”, contact Erwin Arceo, co-owner of The Belltown Pub at (206) 448-6210.  Erwin encourages attendees to come early for dinner in order to get their butts comfy in a great bingo seat.

The Belltown Pub, located at 2322-1st Avenue, is a family friendly neighborhood pub that has been serving the local community, various sport alumni, townies and tourists since opening its doors in 2010. Owners Dave, Erwin and Zach are committed to offering top quality craft beer, signature cocktails and delectable pub grub seven days a week.  Open MondayFriday from 11 to 2am, SaturdaySunday 9am to 2am, the Pub is renowned for their Belltown Breakfast served weekends from 9am – 3pm.  Belltown Pub Catering and delivery are also available.  For information call 206-448-6210.



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