Events of interest to the Leather Community
SCHEDULE OF ALL BLUF EVENTS: COURTESY OF BLUF INTERNATIONAL
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LEATHER AND KINK EVENTS IN 2020 - held across the U.S. and Europe
Sorted by event date
January 17 - 19 MID ATLANTA LEATHER WEEKEND in Washinton, DC. Held at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, the weekend includes the Mr. Mid Atlantic Leather contest, Leather Cocktails, Vendor Mart, Puppy Park, ONYX Fashion Show, Sunday Brunch, closing Dance Party and numerous group gatherings and cocktail parties throughout the weekend. The event is sponsored by the Centaur Motorcycle Club. Get a schedule of events and more details at the MAL website. January 23 - 26 MR CHICAGO LEATHER WEEKEND in Chicago. Welcoming cocktail party, Fetish Gear Swap, Kink U, and MCL 2020 Brunch and Roast. Get event details at the Touche Chicago website. February 7 - 9 SOUTHERN SOLE BOOTBLACK WEEKEND in Altanta, Georgia. It's a weekend of education by bootblacks for bootblacks. Raising the Bar, the 2020 Southern Sole Bootblack Weekend is shifting its focus to advanced learning, offering classes to allow experienced bootblacks to further their technical knowledge of bootblacking and leathercare. Get more info at the Southern Sole website. February 14 - 16 NEW ENGLAND LEATHER ALLIANCE FETISH FAIR in Warwick, Rhode Island. Held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, The Fetish Fair Fleamarket is an internationally-known and well-respected event with presenters and attendees from around the world. The Winter Flea is the largest leather/fetish event in New England, bringing together a hundred top vendors and craftspeople, over 3000 attendees, and presenters sharing their knowledge, skills and expertise. Get the program schedule at the Fetish Fair Fleamarket website. March 4 - 9 DARKLANDS FESTIVAL in Antwerp, Belgium. The theme park now used for Darklands once was the cultural highlight of Antwerp, but it has been abandoned for years. Now, an obscure and mysterious new owner transformed it into a place where boots shine, rubber is polished and the smell of leather fills the air. It's now the home of parties and play rooms, a gear market, performances, master classes and demonstrations. Are you ready for the dark ride of your life? Get event details at the Darklands website. March 6 - 8 MR WEST COAST RUBBER in San Francisco. Event includes Meet and Greet, Mr. West Coast Rubber Contest, Shiny Happy Peephole Party and Victory Party. Get event details at the West Coast Rubber Facebook page. March 12 - 15 SOUTH PLAINS LEATHERFEST in Dallas, Texas at the Doubletree Hotel. Each year South Plains Leatherfest and International Master/slave Weekend welcomes you to pursue your journey into the world of kink/BDSM/fetish as well as explore your interests in Master/slave relationships. Get event details at the Southern Plains Leatherfest website. March 27 - 29 LA LEATHER PRIDE in Los Angeles, CA. The event will be held at several venues in the LA area and includes the Mr. LA Leather contest, Kickoff at the Faultline, Avatar Play Party, Assembly hosted by LA uniform clubs, Tours of Tom of Findland House, and the Off Sunset Festival. Get event details at the Leather Pride website. April 3 - 5 RUBBOUT 2020 in Vancouver, BC. This year's theme is "Bonding" - building friendships based on a shared interest in rubber. The host hotel will be the Sandman Suites on Davie. The event includes the Shine Party, Kink Market, Glow Party and AfterGlow. Get event details at the Rubbout 2020 website. April 8 - 13 SMOKE OUT 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Once again the Alexis Park Resort and Villas will play host to SMOKEOUT, a fun-filled uncomplicated weekend in Las Vegas for cigar and pipe studs, leathermen, bikers, bears and friends, from all over the world. A free-flowing weekend so everyone can enjoy Las Vegas the way you want it - in the company of fellow studs. Get event details at the SMOKE OUT website. April 23 - 26 CLAW 20 in Cleveland, Ohio. Held at the Westin Cleveland Downtown, CLAW will feature more than 250 events, including the world's largest curriculum of kinky sex education, a huge vendor mart, and dozens of parties. There is no leather contest at CLAW. Full details and the event schedule is available at the CLAW 20 website. April 30 - May 3 NORTHWEST LEATHER CELEBRATION in Sacramento, CA. A full weekend of education, community involvement, play time, contests, parties and fun. Get event details at the NWLC website. May 23 - 26 INTERNATIONAL MR. LEATHER in Chicago. IML is set in Chicago's downtown and lakefront which offers its own opportunities for dining, exploration and events. The contests to select our winners of IML and IMBB continue to be the centerpiece of our weekend. Built around those are the expansive market filled with vendors from around the globe and, of course, you can't forget the unforgettable Victory Party and must attend Black and Blue Ball. There's also the lobby social time and a multitude of other events to fill the entire weekend. It'll be hard to decide what to do. Find all of the details at the IML website. July 26 UP YOUR ALLEY - DORE ALLEY FAIR in San Francisco. Up Your Alley is only for real players - and not for the faint of heart - where leather daddies rule the streets of San Francisco's South of Market district. You'll find folks in all varieties of gear, playing in the streets - there's rubber, sportswear, biker gear, punk, and much more. If you're into it, there's a scene for you. Nearly 15,000 fellow leather and fetish enthusiasts engage in BDSM play at over 80 vendor spaces! Donate $10 or more at the gates and get a sticker that entitles you to $2 off each drink you buy from us ALL DAY LONG! Find all of the details at the Folsom Street Events website. August 14 - 16 AMERICAN BROTHERHOOD WEEKEND in Chicago. American Brotherhood Weekend, entering it's 31st year, is held each year in Chicago, Illinois, and welcomes attendees and contestants from all over the United States. It's titleholders are active in local and national communities, raising funds for charitable organizations and bringing attention to the causes they hold dear while having fun and representing the American Leather Family. For more information, you can visit the American Brotherhood website. September 9 - 13 FOLSOM EUROPE in Berlin, Germany. Europe's largest annual gay fetish event is held at various venues across Berlin. Thousands of guys in leather and fetish gear will be walking the streets in the Berlin-Schoneberg district, with the Street Fair along Fuggerstasse on Saturday. Expect a long weekend of fun, freedom and sleaze in one of the world's most vibrant capitals. Get event details at the Folsom Europe website. September 22 - 29 LEATHER WEEK in San Francisco. The Leather March leads off the week followed by dozens of events and parties up through the Folsom Street Fair (see below) and beyond. Wednesday through Sunday there are parties and events every evening into the night. September 27 FOLSOM STREET FAIR in San Francisco. Bigger IS better at this 'only in San Francisco' event! With 250,000 fetish enthusiasts spread out over 13 city blocks, there is something for everyone. Located on historic Folsom Street, leather and fetish players from all over the world converge. With over 200 exhibitor booths showcasing fetish gear and toys, it's a pig's dream. Check out the massive live stage with top-name indie, electronic and alternative acts, the huge dance area spinning the best of the international party scene, live BDSM demos, and a sick and twisted performance stage. And, yes, you can still be naked, so avail yourself of our coat and clothes check areas as well! Donate $10-15 at the gates and get a sticker that entitles you to $2 off each drink you buy from us ALL DAY LONG! Get all of the detais at the Folsom Street Events website. October TBA PALM SPRINGS LEATHER PRIDE in Palm Springs, CA. Palm Springs Leather Pride Weekend is one of our city's most popular LGBT events and one of the largest, longest-running, and most successful Leather events in the country. Find full information, after the site is updated for 2020, at the Palm Springs Leather Pride website. November TBA MR INTERNATIONAL RUBBER in Chicago. Every event at Mr. International Rubber is fun and allows you the opportunity to expand your circle of kinky friends. Our weekend is all about providing an opportunity for rubberists of all ages, orientations, gender expressions, nationalities, income and experience levels to get together, explore new adventures and most of all - to have fun. Our goal is to create opportunities for you to meet new people at multiple points during the weekend. We guarantee that you will meet someone new at MIR. It's inevitable! Get event details at the Mr. International Rubber website.
Events that are held on a recurring basis
SECOND FRIDAY - BLUF FETISH FRIDAY in Los Angeles
At The Eagle L.A., 4219 Santa Monica Boulevard, in Silver Lake, beginning at 9 pm. Dress code of leather breeches or uniform and
boots strongly encouraged. Never a cover charge! This is a monthly party sponsored by the Breeches & Leather Uniform Fan Club.
SECOND SATURDAY - BLUF LEATHER LOUNGE in San Francisco
At the SF Eagle, 398 12th Street, beginning at 9 pm. Leather and kink gear strongly recommended. This is a monthly party sponsored
by BLUF of San Francisco. Visit the home page here at BLUF SF for details.
THIRD WEDNESDAY - SATYRS BIKE NIGHT at various bars in the Los Angeles area.
Visit the Satyrs Motorcycle Club website for the location of where they're meeting this month.
THIRD FRIDAY - CALIFORNIA B & B CORPS GEAR PARTY in Los Angeles
At The Eagle L.A., 4219 Santa Monica Boulevard, in Silver Lake, beginning at 9 pm. Get in Gear! Boots, leather, rubber, cop uniforms,
military, sports gear, skater... all good. This is a monthly party sponsored by the California Boots & Breeches Corp.
FOURTH WEDNESDAY - LEATHER DISCUSSION GROUP in San Francisco
Meets at the Catalyst, 1060 Folsom Street, on the fourth Wednesday of every month.
Visit the LDG web site for program details.
FOURTH FRIDAY - FETISH FRIDAY in Long Beach, CA
Held at the Mine Shaft, 1720 East Broadway, from 9 pm to closing. All non-nude fetish wear welcome. Drink specials all night. This is a monthly event.