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  • FIST FEST AUGUSTA: The Pig Pen, which is set up just for us pigs is well equipped with several slings, lots of benches and tables, crosses, prison bars, showers and touch-up facilities. Augusta, GA; October 5-7, 2017
  • BearTA – The first ever Israeli bear pride and festival is coming to Tel Aviv in October! The festival also includes the Mister Bear Isreal competition.  Tel Aviv, Isreal; Oct 5-7, 2017
  • BearScotFest – BearScots holds a number of events throughout the year. Many of these are open to both members and non-members. Edinburgh, Scotland; Oct 5-8, 2017
  • American Brotherhood Weekend – This year was an exciting contest with 11 contestants hailing from across the USA, vying for the titles of American Leatherman, American Leatherwoman, and American Leatherboy. Chicago, IL; Oct 6-8, 2017
  • Bearlandia – Join us for the 2nd Annual BEARDLANDIA as we celebrate a big weekend of events and entertainment to showcase all of what Portland has to offer. Beards, cubs, otters, chubs, chasers and friends from around the globe come to Portland for one big weekend! Last year was a giant success and we are working to make 2017’s weekend even bigger and better! Portland, OR, Oct 6-8, 2017
  • Manchester Leather Weekend 2017 – The Annual Celebration of the Leather Life in Manchester. Manchester, UK; Oct 6-9, 2017
  • Daddy and Daddy’s boy Contest – A Gay Men’s Social Group Promoting with Power and Pride, the Seattle Men’s Leather Community. Seattle WA; Oct 7, 2017
  • Midwest Leather Weekend – The Midwest Leather Weekend returns for another great year! Join hundreds of Leathermen, Leatherwomen & Puppies at the Midwest Leather Weekend in St. Louis. St Louis, MO; Oct 6-8, 2017
  • Maspalomas Fetish Week – 7 Days of Fetish and Sunshine – Yumbo Center in Playa del Ingles, on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria. Gran Canaria, Spain; Oct 7-15, 2017
  • Bear Pride Belgium & Mr. Bear Belgium – Brussels, Belgium; Oct 12-15, 2017
  • Western Exposure Palm Springs Bear Camp – We’re inviting all the bears to come out to the CCBC resort in Palm Springs to get their tents pitched! We’re going to have some relaxed, good old-fashioned fun including pool parties, BBQs, and other adventures with an emphasis on camping and relaXXXing! Palm Springs, CA; Oct 12-16, 2017
  • Bear Party Leipzig – First Bear Party in Central Germany. Leipzig bears with activities & events for Bear, Cubs, friends, and guests of our Leipzig community. Leipzig, Germany; Oct 13-15, 2017
  • London Leather Weekend – London Leathermen (formally MSC London) established in 1973 for gay/bi men into leather, rubber, uniform & skin gear. London, UK; Oct 19-22, 2017
  • Bear Bust XXVII – Bear Bust XXVII will take place October 19-22, 2017 and will be hosted at the Parliament House in sunny Orlando, FL! We are planning four days of fun, fur, and entertainment for you including Bearaoke, pool parties, DJs from all over, men from all over the world, and spectacular live entertainment! Orlando, FL; Oct 19-22, 2017
  • Key West Bear Weekend – The Bears are coming to Key West! For a weekend of fun and relaxation! Key West, FL; Oct 19-23, 2017
  • HustlaBall Berlin – HustlaBall originated in 1998 from a New York meeting of hustlers advertising on HustlaBall Berlin – the biggest and most successful HustlaBall party worldwide. The concept was adapted to the European market and the Berlin freedom made it possible to get a couple of thousand guests from all over the world to Berlin each year. Oct 20, 2017
  • Oklahoma Mr. Leather – In October of 1989, T.U.L.S.A. held the first Mr. Oklahoma Leather contest, in which Pat Sullivan won and went on to compete for the title of International Mr. Leather 1990. Larry Everett, Mr. Oklahoma Leather 1994 went to Chicago to compete as our representative for the international title and became the first Oklahoman to be awarded the title of International Mr. Leather 1995. The association’s contest was renamed in 1997 to the Oklahoma Mr. Leather contest. Tulsa, OK; Oct 20-22, 2017
  • Mr. Puppy Austria – Would you like to become the first Mr. Puppy Austria? The Mr. Puppy Austria Contest will take place during Vienna in Schwarz. Vienna, Austria; Oct 25, 2017
  • Vienna in Black – Vienna combines tradition and progress, but also individuality with openness. These sentiments are exactly reflected in our big fetish event Vienna in Black. We’ve reinvented the fetish scene once more, drawing on many individual ideas, and invite you all to come and celebrate with us. Vienna, Austria; Oct 25- Nov 1, 2017
  • Palm Springs Leather Pride – Since the ‘90’s Palm Springs Leather Order of the Desert has hosted Palm Springs Leather Pride bringing together men and women from all around the world to gather in our Desert Oasis. Today, Palm Springs Leather Pride is one of our city’s most popular LGBT events and one of the largest, longest-running, and most successful Leather/Fetish Events in California and the third largest in the United States.  Palm Springs, CA; Oct 26-29, 2017
  • Leather Pride Amsterdam –  This edition is bigger and more exciting than ever. With two large parties and the Mr. Leather Netherlands and Mr. Leather Europe election, we will have all ingredients for a fun and kinky weekend. Amsterdam, Netherlands; Oct 26-29, 2017
  • Mr. Leather Netherlands – elections to represent the Dutch Leather Community. Amsterdam, Netherlands; Oct 27, 2017
  • Amsterdam Kink Academy – The Amsterdam Kink Academy (AKA) is a group of gay fetish enthusiasts who arrange events for the community to provide more information on fetish and kink activities. Amsterdam, Netherlands; Oct 27-28, 2017
  • SpookyBearThe theme for this year’s Spooky Bear in Provincetown, MA is “Renaissance Bears & Medieval Madness”! Provincetown MA; Oct 27-29, 2017


  • Mr. Maryland Leather and Anniversary – Welcome to COMMAND MC – Corps Of Men Making a Noticeable Difference Motorcycle Club. COMMAND MC serves to promote the leather lifestyle in Baltimore, MD, and the surrounding areas. We support the community financially, sponsor the Mr. Maryland Leather contest, regular bar nights and exclusive social events, raise money and awareness for gay‐related charities and coordinate with other Leather Clubs and non‐profit organizations that serve the GLBT and HIV/AIDS community of the Baltimore/Washington, DC area. Meetings are held the first Sunday of each month at Club Hippo in Baltimore. It’s a great way to make friends! COMMAND, Baltimore MD; Nov 2-5, 2017
  • Hibearnation – The Show-Me Bears of St. Louis invite you to HiBearNation 23: A Bearytale Fantasy this November 2-5, 2017! Get ready to revisit your favorite fairy tales with a bearish twist. Every November, hundreds of men from around the country and the world descend on St. Louis for four days of laid-back fun, parties, dinners, drinks, and dancing as we celebrate bear culture and raise money for regional LGBTQIA and HIV/AIDS charities! Show Me Bears, St. Louis MO; Nov 2-5, 2017
  • GearBlastEU – A men’s party for GEAR aficionados – Rubber/Latex, Biker, Sport, Uniform, Worker, and COSplay. Karlsruhe, Germany; Nov 3-5, 2017
  • SKIN-WEEKEND – Berlin Leather and Fetish eV the popular BLF GAY SKINHEAD – WEEKEND in Berlin. Berlin, Germany; Nov 3-5, 2017
  • Mr. Fetish Germany – The MLC Munich eV is this year’s organizer of the delegation meeting of the LFC as well as the election of the “MR FETISH GERMANY 2017”. We are looking forward to welcoming members of our friendly clubs as well as fetish friends this weekend.  Munich, Germany; Nov 3-5, 2017
  • Mr. International Rubber – The Mister International Rubber contest has a 15-year history under its boots. The contest is the centerpiece of the weekend and acts as the catalyst to gather like-minded fetishists in one city for one special rubbery weekend of fun. If you have never attended our contest you are missing out on the fun. Speeches are a rarity from our contest stage. Our contest categories are designed for lighthearted and fun entertainment pieces. We do not expect our winner or our contestants to end world hunger in their rubber gear. We do expect our contestants to hold your attention and entertain you during their time on stage while representing the larger gay men’s rubber community in a variety of settings and situations after the contest. Rubber gear is sexy, erotic and fun. We promise you something sexy, something erotic, and a whole lot of fun during our contest. You will laugh. You will be entertained. And you will be glad you attended our contest. You have our word on that. Chicago, IL; Nov 3-5, 2017
  • LA PUPPY PRIDE – The kennel door has been left open, and puppies are on the loose! NOW is the time for us to explore, celebrate and join together. We call on pups of all kinds, handlers, supporters, and the curious to consider what puppy play means to us, but also what it means to our brothers and sisters in the broader leather and fetish community. So let’s all come together and show everyone the true meaning and power of PUPPY PRIDE! Los Angeles, CA; Nov 9-12, 2017
  • BEARSTOCK – Bear Men of Adelaide’s annual celebration of everything Bear. Adelaide, Australia; Nov 11-26, 2017
  • Mr. Daddy’s Barbershop Leather  – Come hang out as Jacob Ray steps down from being an amazing Mr. Daddy’s Barbershop Leather! Watch the past title holders pick the Mr. Daddy’s Barbershop Leather 2017 and welcome him to the clan! San Francisco, CA; Nov 11, 2017
    Tri-State Leather Weekend – Hosted by Mr. Cincinnati Leather. Tri-State Leather Contest Weekend is upon us. Join Mr. Tri State Leather Tyler as he steps down. Meet & Greet New Contestants, and Wish Mr. Cincinnati Leather 2016 Dorian, Good Luck.  Cinncinati, OH; Nov 17-19, 2017
  • Mr. Leather Ottawa – Canada’s Biggest Leather & Multi-fetish Party -Workshops, Vendors Fair, Gear Swap, Stage Show, Dinners & Title holder Competitions. Ottawa, Canada; Nov 17-19, 2017
  • The 18th International Sneaker & Foot Week-End –  SNEAKERS with Streetwear, Sportswear, Skater, Soccer, Shorts, Jeans & T-shirt. Milan, Italy; Nov 17-19, 2017
  • Mr. New England Leather Weekend! – Join your weekend hosts Full Kit Gear and Crown & Anchor for the 5th annual Mr. New England Leather Weekend! The Mr. New England Leather Weekend envelops a variety of events including a fetish film festival, BLUF Cigar Social and the weekend’s feature; the Mr. New England Leather contest where the 2018 titleholder will be chosen. Provincetown, RI; Nov 17-19, 2017
  • Woof’s ‘MEN IN Boots’ part of the ‘Wynter is Coming Tour’ – as part of the “Wynter is Coming Tour”…it’s MEN IN BOOTS at WOOF’S! Join Mr. Wisconsin Leather 2018 Magnus Wynter and come out in your favorite pair of boots….biker boots, military boots, cowboy boots, construction boots…it doesn’t matter, just put them on and show them off! Magnus will be having the Wisconsin Debut of his “A Year in My Boots” Campaign, where he will be asking those in attendance to pose for a photo with his Leather Boots and sign his Leather Pride flag, in a year-long campaign to record his Mr. Wisconsin Leather Title Year, and celebrate how sexy Leather is! But the fun doesn’t just stop there, DJ Tony Ritschard will be pounding out the music, and be sure to see WOOF’S very own BootBlack, LeatherMaid, to have your boots shined. 10 pm til Close…’s all about BOOTS! Madison, WI, Nov 18, 2017
  • Mr. FLEX Leather Competition Weekend – Saturday, November 18th stop in for the 1st ever Mr. FLEX Leather competition starting at 8 pm, followed by our Leather & Fetish After Party. Plus- stick around Sunday, November 19th for the Victory cook-out and tea-dance starting 1pm-5pm. Phoenix, AZ; Nov 18-19, 2017
  • Mr. Precinct Leather 2018 Contest – Leather Night at #BearBust will be hosting The Mr. Precinct Leather Contest 2018. Los Angeles, CA; Nov 19, 2018
  • BEAR PRIDE Cologne – 2 Fantastic Partys on Friday and Saturday, Election of Mr. Bear Germany, Sauna, Bar Tour, city walk and more details soon at Cologne, Germany; Nov 22-26, 2017
  • Thanksgiving BearFest – The Thanksgiving Bearfest is in its 17th year and is a tradition we look forward to every year. Augusta, GA, Nov 23-26, 2017
  • Fort Lauderdale Pig Week – Pig Week offers seminars on fisting, sounding, electro, role playing, bondage, S&M, and a number of other fetishes.  It also offers lots of private pool parties, Dungeon parties, Comradery of like-minded men, and some of the biggest gay fetish dance parties in Florida. Fort Lauderdale, FL, Nov 25 – Dec 3, 2017


  • Southern HiBearnation – This December 2016, we will be bringing you the ultimate beardy-beary themed event: ‘LumBEARjacks: Bears In The Wood’ Bristol, United Kingdom; Dec 1-3, 2017
  • Geared Ireland Christmas Party – Hosted by Geared Ireland. Come and join the festive fetish frolics at the GEARED Ireland annual Christmas party in Fibber Magees! Dublin, Ireland; Dec 2, 2018
  • Mr. SF Eagle Leather 2018 – This year we have tried to once again have a great panel of judges for our contestants. We have Michael Lara who is the owner of the Bullet Bar in North Hollywood, Daddy Ray Tilton, former SF Leather titleholder Cody Elkin, Edge bartender & den daddy Erick Lopez and of course or current title son Matthew MacGowen. San Francisco, CA; Dec 2, 2018
  • Mad Bears – 17th International Meeting of Bears, Chubbies, Chasers, and Admirers. MAD.BEAR offers 7 DAYS holidays and fun with visits to bars and discos, saunas, dinners, contests, trips, gastronomy, and culture. Last year more than 4,000 people joined MAD.BEAR convertiendolo in one of the most important events in Europe ursine. You envitamos to join Madrid and discover for yourself that makes MAD.BEAR so special and so different. GO QUALITY MADRID GO, GO MAD.BEAR. Madrid, Spain; Dec 4-11, 2017
  • Mr. Leather Spain – MLS (Mr. Leather Spain) is a national competition for gay men into leather fetish, to designate representatives of the Spanish leather community in accordance with values and customs of the international leather community. Madrid, Spain; Dec 8, 2017
  • Fetish Pride Italia -Fetish Pride is the week of events, parties, and exhibitions for fetish and BDSM people. Rome, Italy; Dec 8-10, 2017
  • Mr/Ms. Sanctuary Leather 2018 Contest – Find out who will be the next Sanctuary Leather titleholders! There will be fantasies, step-downs from Razz and Cypher, and a special celebration of the 5th year of the Ms. Sanctuary Leather title. Lennox, CA, Dec 8-9, 2017
  • Midwest Bearfest –  The Midwest Bearpack has put together a great party with your favorite activities as well as some new surprises! Returning favorites are the Most Huggable Bear contest, Bear Strip Poker, Bear Bingo, and our Charity Strip Auction.  A great Vendor market is featured with some new items to entice everyone. Other activities include a DJ pool party and two new DJs at night for Dancing the night away! There will, of course, be plenty of food the whole weekend including our Sunday farewell brunch! Indianapolis, IN; Dec 14-13, 2017
  • FETISH-FINALS WEEKEND – Get hot and bothered by the horny smell of leather, rubber, sportswear, worker-wear and sweat lingering in the air. Fetish freaks of every kind, being turned on and by the music and letting their pig sides run free. The main event is the “FAST – DIRTY BASTARDS BERLIN” – the sexy party in CONNECTION. Work it up on the dance floor to the beats of DJs, and dance till the sun comes up. Dance floor upstairs, playroom downstairs, sexy guys everywhere. Berlin, Germany; Dec 26-30, 2017

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