Tuesday 5th February
Bear Drag Race from 5pm at Cocos Cantina, 376 Karangahape Rd. Free entry.
Urge Bear Divas All-Stars, 7pm at Caluzzi Bar and Cabaret, 641 Karangahape Rd. $60.
An unforgettable night awaits at Caluzzi, where your friendly, charming, and convincingly feminine hosts will pamper, feed, and entertain you. The performances feature an all-star cast celebrating our 10-year history!
Wednesday 6th February
Waitangi Day Eat and Greet, brought to you by likaADVICE, from 1pm, venue will be in your run packs. $5 for catering and snacks.
A classic Kiwi day off and a great way to meet the bears. BYO beverages, but food will be provided- no need to bring anything for the BBQ.
Underbear Party from 8pm at the Dogs Bollix, 2 Newton Rd. $20
The most infamous party of the week is back! DJ Donald Bennett will have you shaking your barely-clad booty all night long.
*Men-only or those who identify as male*
Thursday 7th February
Comedy Night, 8pm at the Classic Comedy Club, 321 Queen St. $25
Our very own Neil Thornton has put together another riotous lineup of comedians. This event gets bigger every single year!
Friday 8th February
Mr NZ Bear competition 2019, 8pm at the Dogs Bollix. Free entry.
Saturday 9th February
Wet Fur from 2pm at Centurian Sauna, 18 Beresford Square.
Tri-Nations dance party from 9.30pm at Phoenix, 258 Karangahape Rd. $30
Urge Events brings you the big pre-Big Gay Out party in conjunction with Ending HIV. DJs Colin Gaff (Australia, UK), James Leuii (NZ), and Everett Wayne (US, NZ) will have you dancing in this all-inclusive event. Tickets from iTicket https://www.iticket.co.nz/events/2019/feb/trinations or The Basement (Canada St) and Cafe 28 (College Hill)