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 $60

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. We are delighted to be bringing over the amazing Scott Anderson from Melbourne. Joining him are Everett Wayne (US and NZ) and Donald Bennett (NZ)
Venue:  Dog’s Bollix (2 Newton Road)
Cost: $30

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