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February 2017

Zinegoak

February 21-28, 2017

Bilbao, Spain

LGBT film & performing arts festival

Film Festivals

Utah Gay & Lesbian Ski Week

February 23-26, 2017

Park City, UT

ski at Alta, Snowbird, Solitude, Brighton, Snow Basin & The Canyons

Events

SNOWBOUND Leather Weekend

February 24-27, 2017

Provincetown, MA

get outta the cold and into the heat! hot weekend of leather parties, demos & more

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

Mardi Gras

February 28, 2017

New Orleans, LA

Events • Mixed Gay/ Straight

March 2017

Winter Party Festival

March 1-7, 2017

Miami Beach, FL

celebration & fundraiser for the LGBT community

The Circuit

Winter Party for Women

March 2-7, 2017

Miami/ South Beach, FL

check the schedule for hot women's events all weekend long

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Mostly Women

Snowball

March 3-5, 2017

North Lake Tahoe, CA

North Lake Tahoe Northstar resort gay snow weekend!

Mostly Men

Leather Leadership Conference

March 10-12, 2017

Atlanta, GA

join us to develop & strengthen problem-solving & camaraderie in the leather community

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • LGBT

London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

March 16-26, 2017

London, England

grab your tickets for the largest LGBT film fest in Europe

Film Festivals

Melbourne Queer Film Festival

March 16-27, 2017

Melbourne, Australia

Film Festivals

Sugarbear Weekend

March 16-19, 2017

Montreal, QC, Canada

Quebecois bear party with lots of maple syrup

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • Men Only

Together We Can

March 17-19, 2017

Troy, MI

annual LGBT substance abuse conference

Conferences & Retreats

Washington State Leather Pride Week

March 17-26, 2017

Seattle, WA

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

European Gay Ski Week

March 18-25, 2017

Avoriaz, SWITZ

Europe's biggest gay winter sports & music festival • “the perfect winter holiday, in a welcoming LGBT environment”

Events

Winter Music Conference

March 21-24, 2017

Miami, FL

huge annual EDM conference • workshops, seminars, IDMA & of course dance / parties

Events • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Saints & Sinners

March 24-26, 2017

New Orleans, LA

LGBT writers & readers from around the country gather for a hot weekend of readings, panels & performance

Conferences & Retreats

Gulf Coast Sister Camp

March 25-27, 2017

Ovett, MS

a celebration of womyn's land in the South! • 2 1/2 hours from New Orleans, LA • 1 1/2 hours from Mobile, AL • music, crafts, night stage, workshops & more

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Mostly Women

Boston LGBT Film Festival

March 30-April 9, 2017

Boston, MA

Film Festivals

Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend

March 29-April 2, 2017

Palm Springs, CA

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Women Only

Outfest Fusion LGBT People of Color Film Festival

March , 2017

Los Angeles, CA

Film Festivals

Rubbout

March 31-April 2, 2017

Vancouver, BC, Canada

annual party weekend of rubber & fetish for men

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • Men Only

April 2017

Palm Springs Women's Jazz Festival

April 4-11, 2017

Palm Springs, CA

a women's jazz festival during Dinah Shore Weekend • presented by Lucy & Gail

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Women Only

Easter 2017 Berlin

April 12-18, 2017

Berlin, Germany

annual leather & fetish weekend • German Mr Leather contest

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

Circuit

April 13-17, 2017

Barcelona, Spain

water park events • club nights • pool parties • films, discussions & more

The Circuit • Gay/ Lesbian

Girlie Circuit

April 13-17, 2017

Barcelona, Spain

water park events • club nights • pool parties • films, discussions & more

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Gay/ Lesbian

International Ms Bootblack Contest

April 13-16, 2017

San Jose, CA

workshops • parties • vending • contest takes place the weekend of International Ms Leather weekend

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • Mixed Gay/ Straight

National LGBT MBA Conference

April 14-15, 2017

Chicago, IL

career fair & discussions of sexual orientation, gender & leadership in the workplace by MBA students & out Fortune 500 company leaders

Conferences & Retreats • LGBT

Boybutante Ball

April 17-22, 2017

Athens, GA

Events • LGBT

Beach Bear Weekend

April 19-May 3, 2017

Fort Lauderdale, FL

get to the beach for a long weekend of dance parties, cocktails and great food • oh, and bears!

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

Cherry Weekend

April 20-23, 2017

Washington, DC

annual weekend event featuring top international DJs • raises funds to support the local HIV service & LGBT community

The Circuit

International Ms Leather Contest

April 20-23, 2017

San Jose, CA

contest • workshops • parties • vending

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

April 21-30, 2017

Miami, FL

Film Festivals

AIDS Walk Miami

April 23, 2017

Miami Beach, FL

5K walk-a-thon fundraiser benefiting Care Resource

Events • LGBT

QFest

April 23-27, 2017

St Louis, MO

uses the art of contemporary gay cinema to spotlight the lives of LGBTQ people and celebrate queer culture

Film Festivals

Blatino Oasis

April 27-30, 2017

Palm Springs, CA

join Black, Blatino & Latino men and their friends from around the world for pool parties, dance parties, erotic events, awards ceremonies, white party brunch & more!

Events • Men Only

Philadelphia Black Gay Pride

April 27-30, 2017

Philadelphia, PA

a weekend of social & cultural activities • films, BBQ, spoken word, parties & more

Events • LGBT

Phurfest

April 27-May 1, 2017

Phoenix, AZ

let the fur fly in Phoenix

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

London Lesbian Film Festival

April 28-20, 2017

London, ON, Canada

women only Fri-Sat, open to all on Sunday

Film Festivals

Purple Party

April 28-May 1, 2017

Dallas, TX

a weekend of dance parties & social events benefiting AIDS Services of Dallas

The Circuit

Mr LeatherMan Italy

April 29-May 1, 2017

Rome, Italy

hot weekend of leather events culminating in the election of Mr LeatherMan Italy

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • Men Only

Queer Eye Festival

April , 2017

Prague, Czech Republic

alternative music & culture festival

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings

May 2017

Int'l Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

May 1-14, 2017

Dublin, Ireland

Events

Northwest Leather Celebration (NWLC)

May 4-7, 2017

Sacramento, CA

host of the NW regional Master/slave contest

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • LGBT

Splash: Houston Black Gay Pride

May 5-9, 2017

Houston, TX

Events • LGBT

White Party

May 8-11, 2017

Palm Springs, CA

spectacular live performances • top-notch talent • cutting-edge lighting & special effects

The Circuit • Mostly Men

Womonwrites

May 17-21, 2017

1 hr SE of Atlanta, GA

annual conference of Southeastern lesbian writers • also a fall event (October)

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings

Aqua Girl

May 18-21, 2017

Miami Beach, FL

a weekend of hot women's parties in Miami

Events • Mostly Women

A Gathering of Priestesses & Goddess Women

May 19-21, 2017

Wisconsin Dells, Southwestern WI

women's spirituality conference • also Hallows Gathering in October

Spiritual • Women Only

Inside Out: Toronto LGBT Film & Video Festival

May 19-28, 2017

Toronto, ON, Canada

Film Festivals

Single Women's Weekend

May 19-21, 2017

Provincetown, MA

3 days of comedy, music, dance parties & more

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Mostly Women

Minnesota AIDS Walk

May 20, 2017

Minneapolis, MN

enjoy a 10K walk from Minnehaha Park & raise money for MN AIDS Project

Events • Mixed Gay/ Straight

AIDS Walk New York

May 21, 2017

New York City, NY

AIDS benefit

Events • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Annual Gay Bowling Tournament

May 22-29, 2017

Fort Lauderdale, FL

check site for local tournaments throughout the year

Events

Int'l Association of Country Western Dance Clubs Annual Convention

May 25-29, 2017

Columbus, OH

also semi-annual conventions in March (Fort Lauderdale, FL) & October (San Francisco, CA)

Events • LGBT

International Mr Leather

May 25-29, 2017

Chicago, IL

weekend of leather events, capped by contest Sunday, Black & Blue Ball on Monday

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

Sizzle South Beach 2017

May 25-29, 2017

Miami, FL

Miami's original circuit event

The Circuit

DC Black Pride

May 26-29, 2017

Washington, DC

Events • LGBT

International Mr Bootblack Contest

May 26-29, 2017

Chicago, IL

contest takes place during International Mr Leather weekend

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

OutGames

May 24-June 4, 2017

Miami, FL

gay sport & cultural festival

Events • LGBT

Pensacola Memorial Day Weekend

May 25-29, 2017

Pensacola, FL

many parties on beaches & in bars

Events • LGBT

Women Outdoors National Gathering

May 26-29, 2017

Hancock, NH

camping • hiking • workshops

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Women Only

Bear Pride

May 26-29, 2017

Chicago, IL

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

Spoleto Festival USA

May 26-June 11, 2017

Charleston, SC

one of the continent's premier avant-garde cultural arts festivals • 140+ performances of dance, theater & music from around the world

Events • Mixed Gay/ Straight

IGLFA World Championship

May 28-June 7, 2017

Miami, FL

Int'l Gay & Lesbian Football Association's annual soccer tournament

Events

Gay Days Orlando

May 30-June 5, 2017

Orlando, FL

including Gay Day at Disney • 7 days of parties & fun for boys & girls alike!

Events • LGBT

Herland Bi-Annual Retreats

May , 2017

Oklahoma City, OK

music, workshops, campfire events & potluck • girls of all ages & boys under 10 welcome • also in October

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Women Only

June 2017

Girls in Wonderland

June 1-5, 2017

Orlando, FL

Pandora events presents the biggest women's week celebration on the East Coast with 4,000 women taking over the Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort at Disney World for non-stop dance parties, comedy, pool parties, celebrity hosts, awesome girl DJs, live women's music, theme parks and so much more

Events • Mostly Women

Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival

June 1-5, 2017

Honolulu, HI

Film Festivals

LGBT Pride

June ongoing, 2017

Cross-country, USA

celebrate yourself & attend one - or many - of the hundreds of Gay Pride parades & festivities happening in cities around the world

Events

Music in the Mountains

June ongoing, 2017

Grass Valley, CA

summer music festival

Events • Mixed Gay/ Straight

National Queer Arts Festival

June ongoing, 2017

San Francisco, CA

performances & exhibitions in the San Francisco Bay Area highlighting artists from around the country • year-round events

Events • LGBT

Women of Color Weekend

June 1-4, 2017

Provincetown, MA

3 days of comedy, wine tasting, dance parties & more

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Mostly Women

Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

June 2-10, 2017

Hartford, CT

gay & lesbian film festival at Cinestudio

Film Festivals

AIDS LifeCycle

June 4-10, 2017

San Francisco to Los Angeles, CA

bike from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise money for HIV/AIDS services

Events

AIDS Walk Boston & 5K Run

June 4, 2017

Boston, MA

Events • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Lambda Literary Awards

June 6, 2017

New York City, NY

the Lammies are the Oscars of LGBT writing & publishing

Conferences & Retreats • LGBT

National Women's Music Festival

June 6-9, 2017

Middleton, WI

check website for details

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Mostly Women

Ontario Womyn's Drum Camp

June 8-11, 2017

35 miles N of Kingston, ON, Canada

all levels welcome

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Women Only

PrideFest

June 9-11, 2017

Milwaukee, WI

celebrate LGBT pride at Henry W Maier Festival Park

Events

Southern HiBearnation

June 11-18, 2017

Melbourne, Australia

a week of furry fun down under, culminating in the Mr Australasia Bear Contest, bringing bears from Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, the South Pacific & beyond

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

PDX Black Pride

June 12-13, 2017

Portland, OR

films, workshops, parties & more

Events • LGBT

Provincetown Int'l Film Festival

June 14-18, 2017

Provincetown, MA

Film Festivals • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Frameline: San Francisco Int'l LGBT Film Festival

June 15-25, 2017

San Francisco, CA

get your tickets early for a slew of films about us

Film Festivals • LGBT

South Carolina Black Pride

June 16-20, 2017

Columbia, SC

Events

Folsom Street East

June 18, 2017

New York City, NY

New York City's answer to the famous San Francisco fetish street fair

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • LGBT

Pagan Spirit Gathering

June 18-25, 2017

Earlville, IL

summer solstice celebration • primitive camping • workshops • rituals • advance registration required

Spiritual • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Southeast Leatherfest

June 22-25, 2017

Atlanta, GA

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • LGBT

Gus Presents Colossus Pride /

June 23-25, 2017

San Francisco, CA

Gus' parties are bigger than ever this weekend • fabulous locations

The Circuit • Mostly Men

Int'l Gay Square Dance Clubs Convention

June 23-July 6, 2017

Palm Springs, CA

Events

REACH Pride T-Dance

June 24, 2017

San Francisco, CA

high energy music & fantastic DJs on Saturday, benefiting the Grass Roots Gay Rights Foundation

Events • Gay/ Lesbian

San Francisco Dyke March

June 24, 2017

San Francisco, CA

join thousands of dykes of all shapes, colors & sizes for music, marching & more through the streets of the Mission & the Castro

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings

San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade/ Celebration

June 24-25, 2017

San Francisco, CA

Events • LGBT

St Louis Black Pride

June 25, 2017

St Louis, MO

Events

Cologne Pride

June , 2017

Cologne, Germany

film screenings • panel discussions • parties • cultural activities & more

Events • LGBT

Korea Queer Cultural Festival

June , 2017

Seoul, Korea

films, parties, parades & more

Events • LGBT

UK Black Pride

June , 2017

London, England

Events

Windy City Black Pride

June , 2017

Chicago, IL

a weekend of parties, seminars & more

Events • LGBT

July 2017

GCLS Annual Literary Convention

July 5-9, 2017

Chicago, IL

The Golden Crown Literary Society (GCLS) annual gathering for the enjoyment, discussion & enhancement of lesbian literature

Conferences & Retreats

Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival

July 6-16, 2017

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles' lesbian/ gay film & video festival in mid-July

Film Festivals

Rio Gay Film Festival

July 6-17, 2017

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Film Festivals • LGBT

IMEN Gathering

July 7-16, 2017

near Baltimore, MD

all-inclusive summer camp for gay men • party naked w/ 300 guys for an entire week • theme parties, pool parties & great food • airport transportation to/from BWI

Events

Bear Week Provincetown

July 8-16, 2017

Provincetown, MA

come to Provincetown for a relaxing week of parties & events

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • Men Only

Ride for AIDS Chicago

July 8-9, 2017

Chicago, IL

2-day bike ride to fight HIV/ AIDS in the Chicagoland area

Events • LGBT

Miami Beach Bruthaz

July 14-17, 2017

Miami, FL

lifestyle event for same-gender-loving men & women • hip hop party • rooftop pool party • fashion show & more!

Events • Mostly Men

San Diego Pride Parties

July 14-17, 2017

San Diego, CA

a weekend of hot parties w/ big name DJs, including the Zoo Party at the world-famous San Diego Zoo

The Circuit • Mostly Men

Joining Hearts

July 15, 2017

Atlanta, GA

at Piedmont Park Pool • open bar, catered hors d'oeuvres, live entertainment, dancing under the stars & a grand finale fireworks spectacular • 100% donated to beneficiaries

Events

AIDS Walk San Francisco

July 16, 2017

San Francisco, CA

Events • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Girl Splash

July 18-22, 2017

Provincetown, MA

4 days of comedy, music, dance parties & more

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Mostly Women

Thunder in the Mountains

July 21-23, 2017

Denver, CO

weekend of pansexual leather events & seminars • kinky comedy revue • talent show

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • LGBT

Family Week

July 22-29, 2017

Provincetown, MA

join hundreds of LGBT parents, kids & allies for a week of workshops, boat rides, campfires, sandcastle competitions & more

Kids’ Stuff • LGBT

Camp It Up! LGBT Family Camp

July 23-31, 2017

Quincy, CA

swimming • horseback riding • arts & crafts • music, dance & theater • family spa & salon! • at Feather River Camp • since 1990

Kids’ Stuff

EuroPride 2017

July 23-Aug 7, 2017

Amsterdam, NL

parties, politics, performance & more • there is something for everyone at this massive celebration of gay pride

Events

Equality Forum

July 25-28, 2017

Philadelphia, PA

largest nat'l & int'l LGBT civil rights summit w/ panels, parties & special events

Events

Hotter Than July Weekend

July 25-30, 2017

Detroit, MI

the Midwest's oldest black same-gender-loving pride celebration

Events • LGBT

Crape Myrtle Festival

July 30, 2017

Raleigh-Durham, Chapel Hill, NC

yearlong fundraising events for HIV/LGBT concerns culminating in a grand gala the last Saturday of July

Events • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Up Your Alley Fair

July 30, 2017

San Francisco, CA

local SM/ leather street fair held in Dore Alley, South-of-Market • thousands of local kinky men & women attend

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

August 2017

NGLCC Conference

August 1-4, 2017

Las Vegas, NV

anual gathering of Nat'l Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

Conferences & Retreats

Toronto Leather Pride Week

August 1-8, 2017

Toronto, ON, Canada

hot parties all week • Mr Leather Toronto, Ms Leather Toronto & Bootblack Toronto competitions • Leather Ball on Sat

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Lazy Bear Weekend

August 2-7, 2017

Russian River, CA

no contests, no pageants, no frills-just fur! • FUNdraiser benefits AIDS charities in Northern California & beyond • check web for details

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • Mostly Men

Black & White Men Together Convention

August 3-5, 2017

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Events • Mostly Men

OLOC (Old Lesbians Organizing for Change) Nat'l Gathering

August 3-6, 2017

Tampa, FL

lesbians 60+ gather for workshops, guest speakers & entertainment to promote Old Lesbian pride & fight ageism

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Women Only

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

August 4-28, 2017

Edinburgh, Scotland

the largest arts festival in the world • dance, theater, music, comedy, events & more

Events • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Susan G Komen 3 Day for the Cure

August 5-7, 2017

Detroit, MI

walk 60 miles in 3 days to raise money for the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Benefits • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Flickers: Rhode Island Int'l Film Festival

August 8-13, 2017

Providence, RI

don't miss the Gay & Lesbian Film Fest

Film Festivals • Mixed Gay/ Straight

RAD Conference: Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf

August 8-12, 2017

Fort Lauderdale, FL

workshops • conferences • keynote speakers • social events • come celebrate deaf culture & identity

Conferences & Retreats

Rendezvous 2017

August 9-13, 2017

Medicine Bow Nat'l Forest, WY

5-day camping festival to celebrate LGBT pride

Events

Elderflower Womenspirit Festival

August 10-14, 2017

Mendocino, CA

earth-based spirituality retreat for women and girls • honoring the feminine through the Goddess

Spiritual • Women & Girls Only

Tropical Heat

August 10-13, 2017

Key West, FL

naked pool party • dungeon & fetish party • 4 days of HOT male events!

Events • Men Only

Vancouver Queer Film & Video Festival

August 10-20, 2017

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Film Festivals • LGBT

International Deaf Leather

August 11-12, 2017

Fort Lauderdale, FL

weekend of events, including Mr & Ms Deaf Leather Contest

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

August 11-19, 2017

Durham, NC

Film Festivals

Black Pride NYC

August 12-16, 2017

New York City, NY

multicultural LGBT festival w/ a wide array of entertainment, forums, workshops & events

Events • LGBT

Deaf Lesbian Festival

August 12-16, 2017

TBD

a celebration & global gathering of culturally identified deaf & lesbian women

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings

Camp Ten Trees

August 13-26, 2017

Western WA

residential summer camp • one week for LGBTQA youth ages 13-17 • one week for kids ages 8-17 of LGBTQA/ non-traditional families

Kids’ Stuff

Northalsted Market Days

August 12-13, 2017

Chicago, IL

a good ol' summer block party on Main St of Boys' Town, USA

Events • LGBT

Southeast Black & Blue

August 14-16, 2017

Atlanta, GA

SE Leather Sir, Leather Boy & Bootblack contests • also Mr SE Rubber contest

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

National Gay Softball World Series

August 17-22, 2017

Columbus, OH

Events • LGBT

GNI (Gay Naturist Int'l) Gathering

August 18-27, 2017

Poconos, PA

weeklong gathering of gay nudists • price includes food, beverages, lodging & entertainment • workshops

Events • Men Only

Womyn's Gathering

August 18-20, 2017

Louisa, VA

last wknd in Aug • camping, music & workshops

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Mixed Gay/ Straight

AIDS Walk Colorado

August 19, 2017

Denver, CO

Events

Susan G Komen 3 Day for the Cure

August 19-21, 2017

Minneapolis/ St Paul, MN

walk 60 miles in 3 days to raise money for the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Benefits • Mixed Gay/ Straight

‘Camp' Camp

August 20-27, 2017

Porter, ME

summer camp for LGBT adults • sports, pottery, theater, yoga & more

Events • LGBT

XLSior Int'l Gay Festival

August 23-30, 2017

Mykonos, Greece

5 days of hot events, including the beach party at Elia beach in Mykonos, Greece

The Circuit • Mostly Men

Gender Odyssey

August 24-27, 2017

Seattle, WA

4 days of panels, workshops & meetings • entertainment & art • focus on transmen, transwomen & families with transgender children & teens • open to all

Conferences & Retreats

BC Witchcamp

August 27-Sept2, 2017

near Vancouver, BC, Canada

weeklong Wiccan intensive at Evans Lake

Spiritual • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Gay Ski Week QT

August 27-Sept 3, 2017

Queenstown, New Zealand

Events

Atlanta Black Pride Weekend

August 30-Sept 3, 2017

Atlanta, GA

celebrate Black Pride over Labor Day weekend in Atlanta

Events • LGBT

Keshet Camp: Jewish Family Camp

August , 2017

Yosemite, CA

a rainbow camp for LGBT families & their friends • sports, music, arts & crafts & more

Kids’ Stuff

BOLDFest

August 31-Sept 4, 2017

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Bold Old(er) Lesbians & Dykes meet up for the annual West Coast gathering

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings

Ella International Lesbian Festival

August 31-Sept 7, 2017

Mallorca, Spain

the best lesbian event, meeting place and LGBT vacation for women who love women

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Mostly Women

Indiegrrl Int'l Music Conference

August , 2017

Knoxville, TN

educational, networking & showcasing opportunities for women musicians

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Mixed Gay/ Straight

September 2017

International LeatherSIR/ Leatherboy

September 1-4, 2017

Dallas, TX

also Int'l Community BootBlack • check website for regional contest info

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

Iowa Women's Music Festival

September , 2017

Iowa City, IA

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Mostly Women

Quebec City Pride Festival

September 1-4, 2017

Quebec City, QC, Canada

Festival of Babes

September 2-4, 2017

Pacific Northwest, USA

fun, frivolous & flirtatious soccer tournament • Int'l Babes play hard & party harder • rotates btwn Vancouver, Seattle, Portland & San Francisco

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Women Only

Splash Days

September 2-4, 2017

Austin, TX

weekend of music, dance, unity & lake parties in Austin over Labor Day Wknd

Events

CMEN West Coast Gathering

September 3-10, 2017

Santa Monica, CA

swimming, parties, workshops & more with fellow gay male naturists • also Spring Gathering near Nashville, TN in June

Events • Men Only

Folsom Europe

September 6-10, 2017

Berlin, Germany

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

Nat'l Lesbian & Gay Journalists Assoc Convention

September 7-10, 2017

Philadelphia, PA

workshops • keynote speakers • entertainment

Conferences & Retreats

Q Film Festival

September 7-10, 2017

Long Beach, CA

showcasing films of interest to the queer community

Film Festivals

Sisterspace Wknd

September 7-10, 2017

Darlington, MD

sliding scale

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Women Only

Hong Kong Lesbian/ Gay Film Festival

September 12-25, 2017

Hong Kong, China

Film Festivals • LGBT

Oktobearfest

September 14-18, 2017

Munich, Germany

join the Munich bears

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

WomenFest

September 14-17, 2017

Key West, FL

live music • film festival • pool parties • comedy show • dance parties • golf tournament

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Women Only

Ohio Lesbian Festival

September 15-17, 2017

Kirkersville (E of Columbus), OH

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Women Only

Susan G Komen 3 Day for the Cure

September 16-18, 2017

Seattle, WA

walk 60 miles in 3 days to raise money for the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Benefits • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Out On The Mountain

September 18, 2017

Valencia, CA

gay day at Six Flags Magic Mountain

Events • LGBT

Fresno Reel Pride

September 20-14, 2017

Fresno, CA

annual lesbian & gay film festival in central California

Film Festivals

Reeling: Chicago Lesbian & Gay Int'l Film Fest

September 21-28, 2017

Chicago, IL

Film Festivals

Southern Decadence

September 1-5, 2017

New Orleans, LA

Events • Mostly Men

Magnitude

September 23, 2017

San Francisco, CA

the official, hottest dance & play party of the Folsom Street Fair

The Circuit • Mostly Men

Aftershock: Folsom Street Fair

September 24, 2017

San Francisco, CA

DJ Abel keeps the leather crowd going • 4am Sunday morning/ Saturday night, after Magnitude

The Circuit • Mostly Men

Folsom Street Fair

September 24, 2017

San Francisco, CA

huge SM/ leather street fair, topping a week of kinky events

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • LGBT

REAL BAD

September 24, 2017

San Francisco, CA

“Be Bad... Do Good” • annual fundraiser immediately following the Folsom Street Fair • proceeds go directly to beneficiaries

The Circuit • Mostly Men

Seattle AIDS Walk

September 24, 2017

Seattle, WA

Events • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Louisville AIDS Walk

September 25, 2017

Louisville, KY

Kentucky's largest HIV/AIDS awareness & fundraising event

Events

Get Wet Weekend

September 30-Oct 2, 2017

Netherlands Antilles, Caribbean

Events • Gay/ Lesbian

Southern Comfort Conference

September 26-29, 2017

Fort Lauderdale, FL

entertainers & leaders from the entire spectrum of the transgender community offering 5 days of learning, networking & fun

Conferences & Retreats

Mates Leather Weekend

September 28-Oct 2, 2017

Provincetown, MA

the hottest leather event in New England

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My!

GaymerX

September 8-Oct 1, 2017

San Jose, CA

gaming & geek lifestyle convention w/ a focus on LGBT culture

Events

Mix

September 29-October 8, 2017

Copenhagen, Denmark

Film Festivals

Out on Film

September 30-Oct 6, 2017

Atlanta, GA

Film Festivals • LGBT

Pink Season

September , 2017

Hong Kong, China

2-month festival featuring speakers, plays, dance parties, pageants & more

Events • LGBT

Polari

September , 2017

Austin, TX

Film Festivals

October 2017

Castro Street Fair

October 1, 2017

San Francisco, CA

performance, arts & community groups street fair • co-founded by Harvey Milk

Events

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October ongoing, 2017

Cross-country, USA

check local listings for fund-raising events in your area to fight breast cancer

Breast Cancer Benefits

Reel Q Int'l Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

October 5-15, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA

Film Festivals

Black & Blue Festival

October 6-12, 2017

Montreal, QC, Canada

North America's biggest & most innovative dance event & cultural festival

The Circuit • Mostly Men

Gay Days Anaheim

October 6-8, 2017

Anaheim, CA

“join 30,000 GLBT mouseketeers as we turn the happiest place in earth into the gayest!”

Events

Southwest Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

October 6-15, 2017

Albuquerque, NM

also in Santa Fe, NM

Film Festivals

Tampa Bay Int'l Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

October 6-15, 2017

Tampa Bay, FL

Film Festivals

Q Cinema

October 7-9, 2017

Fort Worth, TX

annual celebration of LGBT-themed movies

Film Festivals

Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

October 7-17, 2017

Seattle, WA

Film Festivals

Provincetown Women's Week

October 9-15, 2017

Provincetown, MA

very popular - make your reservations early!

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Mostly Women

Pantheon of Leather

October , 2017

Atlanta, GA

annual leather/ SM/ fetish community service awards & int'l Mr & Ms Olympus Leather

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • Mixed Gay/ Straight

National Coming Out Day

October 11, 2017

Cross-country, USA

check local listings for events in your area or visit www.hrc.com/ncop

Events

Barcelona Int'l LGTIB Film Festival

October 13-22, 2017

Barcelona, Spain

Film Festivals • Gay/ Lesbian

Susan G Komen 3 Day for the Cure

October 14-16, 2017

Philadelphia, PA

walk 60 miles in 3 days to raise money for the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Benefits • Mixed Gay/ Straight

AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5k Run

October 15, 2017

Atlanta, GA

Events • Mixed Gay/ Straight

AIDS Walk LA

October 15, 2017

Los Angeles, CA

annual AIDS fundraiser in West Hollywood

Events • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Fantasia Fair

October 15-22, 2017

Provincetown, MA

a weeklong celebration of gender diversity • workshops, fashion show, cabaret, banquets & more

Events

Susan G Komen 3 Day for the Cure

October 7-9, 2017

Atlanta, GA

walk 60 miles in 3 days to raise money for the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Benefits • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Hamburg Int'l Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

October 17-22, 2017

Hamburg, Germany

Film Festivals

St John's International Women's Film Festival

October 18-22, 2017

St John's, NL, Canada

Film Festivals • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Bear Bust

October 19-22, 2017

Orlando, FL

hot bear weekend at Parliament House Resort

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • Men Only

Sundance Stompede

October 19-22, 2017

San Francisco, CA

San Francisco's annual country/ western dance weekend

Events • LGBT

NewFest: New York LGBT Film Festival

October 19-24, 2017

New York City, NY

Film Festivals

World Gay Rodeo Finals

October 20-22, 2017

Albuquerque, NM

check w/ local chapters for events throughout the year in your area

Events

Leather Pride Amsterdam

October 26-30, 2017

Amsterdam, Netherlands

weekend of hot leather events

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • Men Only

Cineffable: Paris Int'l Lesbian & Feminist Film Festival

October 27-30, 2017

Paris, France

Film Festivals

Reel Affirmations: The Nation's LGBT Film Festival

October 27-29, 2017

Washington, DC

lesbian/ gay films

Film Festivals

Taiwan LGBT Pride

October 28, 2017

Taipei, Taiwan

Events

Halloween New Orleans

October 29-Nov 1, 2017

New Orleans, LA

The Circuit • Mostly Men

Madrid LGBT Film Festival

October 29-Nov 8, 2017

Madrid, Spain

Film Festivals

Prime Timers World Wide Convention

October 29-Nov 2, 2017

Chicago, IL

bi-annual event for older gay men and the youngsters who admire them

Events

WomynSpirit Festival

October 30-Nov 1, 2017

Orangeville, ON, Canada

celebrate Samhain at this queer-friendly womyn's pagan weekend

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Women Only

Portland Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

October , 2017

Portland, OR

Film Festivals

Vinokino LGBT Film Festival

October , 2017

Helsinki, Finland

festival travels to several other cities in Findland

Film Festivals

November 2017

Mezipatra

November 2-9 & 10=17, 2017

Prague & Brno, Czech Republic

Czech LGBT film festival

Film Festivals

Greater Palm Springs Pride

November 3-5, 2017

Palm Springs, CA

free entertainment, dance parties, lots of people & a parade on Sunday

Events

Santa Clara County Leather Weekend

November 4-6, 2017

San Jose, CA

leather fellowship in the San Jose area

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • LGBT

Susan G Komen 3 Day for the Cure

November 4-6, 2017

Dallas, TX

walk 60 miles in 3 days to raise money for the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Benefits • Mixed Gay/ Straight

Long Island Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

November 5-8, 2017

Huntington, NY

Film Festivals

Transgender Film Festival

November 9-12, 2017

San Francisco, CA

films that promote the visibility of transgender & gender variant people

Events

February 2017

Mix: New York Lesbian & Gay / Experimental Film Fest

February 2-5, 2017

New York City, NY

film, videos, installations & media performances • write for info

Film Festivals

November 2017

Mr Int'l Rubber & Rubber Blowout

November 11-13, 2017

Chicago, IL

largest rubber event in US • market, parties

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • Men Only

Susan G Komen 3 Day for the Cure

November 18-20, 2017

San Diego, CA

walk 60 miles in 3 days to raise money for the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Benefits • Mixed Gay/ Straight

image+nation: Montreal Int'l LGBT Film Festival

November 18-28, 2017

Montreal, QC, Canada

Film Festivals • LGBT

White Party Week

November 22-26, 2017

Miami Beach, FL

6 days of festivities capped by the annual White Party at Vizcaya • benefitting Care Resource

The Circuit • LGBT

Women's White Party

November 22-26, 2017

Miami, FL

join Pandora Events on the beautiful sun-drenched shores of South Beach for an unforgettable weekend of stylish women's parties, shopping, dinning & more

Women’s Festivals, Parties & Gatherings • Mostly Women

Cheries-Cheris: Paris Gay, Lesbian & Trans Film Festival

November 23-30, 2017

Paris, France

Film Festivals

December 2017

Holly Folly

December 1-3, 2017

Provincetown, MA

lesbian/ gay holiday celebration • fabulous parties • holiday concert • open houses • 1st wknd in December

Events

Fetish Pride Italy

December 6-10, 2017

Rome, Italy

hot weekend of leather events culminating in the election of Mr LeatherMan Italy

Leather, Fetish & Bears, Oh My! • Men Only

Community Marketing & Insights Conference on LGBT Tourism & Hospitality

December 10-12, 2017

Las Vegas, NV

Every year, CMI brings together leading tourism professionals to learn about the gay and lesbian market from the experts - the people behind the success stories. Perfect for marketing and sales executives of tourism boards, CVBs, DMOs, accommodations, tour operators, events, agencies and meeting planners.

Events

Colossus New Year's Eve 2018

December 31, 2017

San Francisco, CA

12-hour dance marathon • largest gay New Year's party in San Francisco

The Circuit • Mostly Men


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