Chi-Chi Rodriquez (John Leguizamo) switches places with Bobby Lee (Jennifer Milmore) for a date with Bobby Ray (Jason London). The two share a dance during the Strawberry social.
The Sheriff Dollard (Chris Penn) gets to town just before the Strawberry festival. The good town folk stand up for their beloved drag queens and run the Sheriff out of town. When Noxeema Jackson (Wesley Snipes) sees this scene she realizes that it’s okay to be what she is and not be afraid.
Virgil (Arliss Howard) leaves town never to hit his wife Carol Ann (Stockard Channing) again. She stays in town even though Vida Boheme (Patrick Swayze) asks for her to join them. Vida gives Carol Ann the picture of Julie Newmar from their car.
Chi-Chi, the inexperienced drag queen, wins the crown, presented by Julie Newmar, at the competition.