Twisted Element exists to promote equality by celebrating diversity in a unique nightlife experience. We provide a safer space for Calgary’s historically marginalized communities by creating an environment where everyone enjoys the same universal rights. Each night we offer something different; karaoke, drag shows, dancing and billiards.


The thriving of our cities gender and sexually diverse community through collaboration and celebration. We frequently partner with community organizations for mutual benefit.

We celebrate the cultural landscape and history of our community.
Respect and dignity is at the forefront of our venue policies.

Behaviour Expectations

We do not tolerate:

  • Homophobia
  • Transphobia
  • Sexism
  • Racism
  • Ablism
  • Harassment
  • Body Shaming
  • Unwanted Touching
  • General Hatefullness

If we feel that you or your party are engaged in any of the above behaviour you will be asked to leave.

If you are exposed to any of this kind of behaviour, please let a staff member know and we will discreetly remove the offending party.

Venue Opportunities

As part of our mission to engage and grow the gender & sexually diverse community in Calgary,
we offer our space to many non-for-profit events/organizations free of charge.

Please contact our management team for more details.


Twisted Element proudly engages with community through sponsorship, fundraising, and donations. Below are some of our community engaged partners since 2017.