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Seasons of Pride provides the bear and leather communities this calendar of leather/BDSM and bear events for your twisted travels.  Follow us at Twisted Bear on Instagram

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    • Bears, Bikers and Mayhem – Now in its 6th YEAR, Bears, Bikers and Mayhem is the ultimate crossover event for bears, that like leather, and bikers that like bears who like leather. Gettysburg, PA; Apr 6-9, 2017
    • KinkFest – KinkFest is the west coast’s premiere sexually-diverse BDSM and kink conference, offering educational workshops, infamous play parties, leather and fetish vendors and community meeting space. Portland, OR; Apr 14-16, 2017
    • BLF | ECMC Leather & Fetish Week – In 1998 the BLF was established to organize this event and also to provide a framework for the Berlin Easter Meeting to once again become one of the great fetish fixtures in the calendar of the fetish world. This is the reason why in 2013, we celebrate 15 years BLF | Berlin Leather and Fetish e.V.. We are pleased that you are all here together celebrating this anniversary with us and the Berlin community. TBA 2017
    • Rubbout – Rubbout 24: Industrial Revolution is coming to Vancouver, British Columbia over the long Easter weekend.  Make plans to attend North America’s longest running men’s rubber/gear event!  Come gather with your gear buddies, catch up with friends and make some new ones too! Vancouver, Canada; TBA 2017
    • Smokeout – Las Vegas, NV; TBA 2017
    • Manchester Rubber Weekend 8 – Manchester, England; Apr 20-24, 2017
    • Torremolinos Leather & Fetish – Torremolinos will host its first Leather and Fetish event. Torremolinos has both a big gay resident and tourist population which will turn it into one of the references on the Leather Circuit. Torremolinos, Spain; TBA 2017
    • Easter BearDance – Berlin, Germany; TBA 2017
    • Minnesota Leather Pride Weekend – Minnesota Leather Sir, Minnesota Leather boy and Ms. Minnesota Leather Pride contest. Minneapolis, MN; TBA 2017
    • WILD BOAR – The Official Easter Party – Berlin, Germany; TBA 2017
    • German Mr. Leather – Berlin; TBA 2017
    • International Ms Leather – Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, San Jose CA; TBA 2017
    • BIG BOY PRIDE – Big Boy Pride is a four-day event presented to foster the empowerment and togetherness of same gender loving larger men and those who support them. Orlando, FL; TBA 2017
    • Bear Hunt XVII – Cajun Bears and Creole Cubs, let’s get ready to party at Bear Hunt XVI: Bears on the Bayou. Myrtle Beach, SC;  Apr 27-30, 2017
    • Northwest Bears Spring Thaw – Seattle, WA; TBA 2017
    • CLAW 17 – Cleveland Leather Awareness Weekend – CLAW 17 is 100% non-profit and has donated over $680,000 to community charities. Cleveland, OH; Apr 27-30, 2017
    • Annual Laughlin River Run – Desert Brotherhood MC, 9 AM, Las Vegas NV; TBA 2017
    • Sleazy Madrid – The main Spanish gathering of international fetish men which takes place in Madrid during MayDay weekend. Madrid, Spain; TBA 2017
    • International Bears Meeting – Stiges, Spain; TBA 2017
    • Beyond Leather and International Power Exchange – Fort Lauderdale FL; TBA 2017
    • Phurfest 2017 – Bears of the West. Phoenix, AZ; TBA 2017
    • INTO THE TANK ROMA – The famous fetish night from Madrid, goes this winter to Rome again. Rome. Sports – Urban – Clubbers – Leather – Rubber – Army – Jockstraps – Underwear – Swimming Trunks – Speedos, etc.. are the main dress-codes for the party. IT; Apr 30, 2017


    • Mister Leather Italia – Hosted by Leather Friends Italia; TBA 2017
    • FIERTE OURS PARIS (Paris Bear Pride) – Paris, France; 4-8, 2016
    • Beach Bear Weekend – BeachBear Weekend was founded to bring men to greater Fort Lauderdale to experience the best we have to offer. Our city is like a cruise that doesn’t leave port. Come enjoy our world-class beaches, the nearby Everglades, our wild nightlife, and beachfront restaurants, shopping, and other attractions. We’ll show the bears one hell of a time! Fort Lauderdale, FL; May 5-16, 2016
    • Urban Bear – Join thousands of the world’s hottest Bears, Cubs and friends at this annual block party in the heart of the Meatpacking District featuring NYC, NY; May 12-15, 2016
    • Amsterdam Fetish Pride – From Thursday May 12th till Monday May 16th 2016 Amsterdam will celebrate it’s fourth Fetish Pride. The city of cheese, tulips and tolerance welcomes all the fetish fella’s and their friends for a weekend filled with fun. Amsterdam, Netherlands; May 12-16, 2016
    • Cologne Fetish Pride – In addition to our activities distributed over the year, we host of Rheinfetisch always at Pentecost, the Cologne Fetish Pride. From Thursday to Monday there are many events and is certainly one of the highlights of the choice of Mr.Fetish NRW, who represents the Cologne, and the scene of North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany and beyond its borders. Cologne, Germany May 12-16, 2016
    • Northwest Leather Celebration – San Jose CA; TBA 2017
    • Texas Bear Round UP – Annual Bear Weekend with the Dallas Bears. Dallas, TX; May 18-21, 2017
    • DomCon: LA Hilton – LAX Hotel, Los Angeles CA; May 18-22, 2016
    • Istanbear Spring Festival – Be part of the biggest Eastern European bear gathering in amazing city ISTANBUL. Istanbul, Turkey; Maz 19-22, 2016
    • Excelsior, M.C.’s Anniversary Run – Excelsior MC Presents Lust for Life 2016 The Island of Misfit Boys (The Lord of the Flies meets The Boys in The Band!) Fire Island, NY; May 20-22, 2016
    • Vienna Fetish Spring – Hosted by LMC Vienna – Vienna, Austria; May 25-29, 2016
    • Paris Fetish 3 – Paris is hosting its first European fetish weekend – 16 parties and new events have been planned in order to gather many people in Paris for a great time of conviviality, sharing, pleasure and sex of course. May 26-29, 2016
    • Bear Pride – Whether it’s your first trip to Chicago, you visit all the time, or you are a local Bear Pride 22 will give you a chance to enjoy the city and all that it offers.  BP22 delivers the best dances, the most interactive events, and endless opportunities for connecting with friends, both old and new.  You won’t want to miss out on this great weekend of Bears in the City! Chicago, IL; May 27-30, 2016
    • IML – International Mr Leather – International Mr. Leather (IML) is an international conference and contest of leathermen held annually in May since 1979 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago, IL; May 27-30, 2016
    • Empire City, M.C.’s Annual Biker Weekend – EMPIRE CITY MOTORCYCLE CLUB: 52 YEARS OF RIDING & BROTHERHOOD! New York, NY; May 27-30, 2016
    • Copenhagen Full Fetish Weekend – Copenhagen, DK; TBA


    • Tidal Wave Weekend – Tidal Wave Weekend consists of two separate elements: The Tidal Wave Party, a five-hour private event held from 6pm to 11pm at Wet ‘n Wild, one of Orlando’s premier water attractions, on Friday, June 3rd; and a weekend-long schedule of pool parties at our Host Hotel, the Holiday Inn Downtown Disney. We secure the entire 325-room property, as well as overflow blocks of rooms in other hotels within a short walking distance to the Holiday Inn. Both events cater to the Bear, Cub, Chub, Chaser communities, but are open to any and all admirers and supporters. Orlando, FL; Jun 2-5, 2016
    • Boot Camp – The 15 Association, Saratoga Springs, Lake County CA; June 6-8, 2016
    • FIST FEST MICHIGAN: June 9-11, 2016
    • All Male – Butchmanns Experience – The Butchmanns Experience is an experiential weekend offering opportunities for self-discovery. The event uses hands-on basic SM practices to explore awareness of internal direction, and it uses the practice of Master/slave dynamics to mindfully observe inner resources and qualities that are transferable to our relationships in life. APEX, Phoenix AZ; June 10-12, 2016
    • Southern Hi Bearnation – Victoria’s premier bear event. Melbourne, Australia; June 15-19, 2016
    • Folsom Street East Weekend – the largest outdoor LGBTQ and Allied Kink-Fetish Festival on the East Coast.New York, NY; June 19, 2016
    • Leather Odyssey 2016 – Election of Mister Leather Hessen Hosted by FLC Frankfurt – Frankfurt, Germany; June 24-26, 2016

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