Events 2018

Your first look at our 2018 Bear NZ Week. Please note some times, costs etc may change.

Tuesday February 6
Waitiangi Day BBQ
Kick off the week with the most Kiwi of holidays, the Waitangi Day backyard BBQ.
Venue: TBC
Cost: Free

Wednesday February 7
Drag Race and Bear Divas
The most anticipated and feared event of the week is back! The traffic-stopping Drag Race from Cocos Cantina, followed by dinner and the unforgettable Urge Bear Divas show at the fabulous Caluzzi.
Venues: Cocos Cantina (376 Karangahape Rd) and Caluzzi (461 Karangahape Rd)
Cost: Drag Race free, Bear Divas $55

Thursday February 8
Comedy Show
An evening of hilarity at the Classic Comedy Club, hosted by Neil Thornton.
Venue: Classic Comedy Club (321 Queen St)
Cost: $20

Friday February 9
Mr Bear NZ
Can anyone fill Mr Australasia Bear Morro’s happy, dancing shoes? Come along and find out!
Venue: Dog’s Bollix (2 Newton Road)
Cost: Free

Saturday February 10
Tri-Nations – The Underbear Edition
The biggest night of the week just got… skimpier? For the first time Tri-Nations meets the Underbear party. This will get messy.
Venue: TBC
Cost: TBC

Sunday February 11
Midday Big Gay Out
Auckland’s largest LGBTQ event, and a relaxing way to recover after a long week.
Venue: Coyle Park, Pt Chevalier
Cost: Gold coin donation
From 4pm Closing party at Shooters Bar, Kingsland
Last chance to say farewell.
Venue: Shooters Saloon (330 New North Rd, Kingsland)
Cost: TBC