XO Ball & Expo Arrives in San Francisco Friday

SAN FRANCISCO — The inaugural XO Ball & Expo will begin this Friday and continue through Saturday in San Francisco.

The lifestyle event will feature a lineup including hip-hop artists, burlesque dancers, drag, aerial acrobatics, wrestling, a costume ball, and adult performers.

For a complete list of entertainment acts scheduled during the XO Ball & Expo, visit Web Link.

Regular and VIP tickets for the XO Expo and XO Ball are still available through the XO Expo website at Web Link or at Ticket Master. Early purchase guarantees admittance and the best ticket prices, which increase as the XO Ball & Expo get closer with the highest prices at the door.

The XO Expo starts at 5 p.m. on Friday and continues during the day on Saturday. Adult stars Tori Black, Sunny Leone, Teagan Presley, Joanna Angel, Chanel Preston, Stoya, Tasha Reign, Sabrina Maree, and more are expected.

The expo will also include stage shows, contests, and an educational seminar series with wellness and sex experts. Tracy Bartlett, Sabrina Morgan, and Charlie Glickman will discuss topics from “S&M Lite for Lovers” to “Prostate Play for Men.”

The XO Ball will get underway at 8 p.m. on Saturday. Performers taking the stage during the costume ball include hip-hop stars Too Short and Clyde Carson, famed drag queen Raja (Season 3 champion of “Rupaul’s Drag Race”), aerial acrobat/adult star Stoya, The Devil’s Playground burlesque troupe, fetish model / burlesque performer Masuimi Max, and tattooed personality Enigma.

The Freedom of Expression Parade, led by Raja, is an example of XO’s diverse offerings. The parade begins at 10:50 p.m. during the ball and includes a costume contest open to all attendees.

XO Ball & Expo Entertainment Director Cindy Cheer remarked, “Even though we have a star-studded entertainment lineup sure to electrify the audience, I must admit it’s the Freedom of Expression Parade I’m most looking forward to. The parade really sums up what XO is all about — a celebration of sexuality and diversity.”

Throughout the event, exhibitors will offer a varied collection of sensual products and services. Featuring the common theme of sexy, everything from fashion, erotica, art, games, aphrodisiacs, novelties, travel, leather, kink, cosmetics, jewelry, relaxation services, dungeon play, and more will be available to consumers. For more information about exhibiting at XO Ball & Expo, visit Web Link.

XO Ball & Expo is produced by Mega Productions, which also produces the Body Art Expo and Hempcon.