2018
schedule of events

To submit an event TO URBAN BEAR, contact rvalin@theurbanbear.com


 

THE urban bear nyc
kick-off party

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THURSDAY, MAY 18

Known for quite possibly the best burgers in NYC and its friendly, extended Happy Hour, this West Village landmark (and NYC's original gay bar) plays host annually to all the Beefy Boys arriving in town. Flavor Savors of all kinds highly encouraged! 

Julius' Bar & Grill   159 West 10th Street @ Waverly Place   6:00pm   juliusbarnyc.com 


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NEW PARTY!!!

BRUTUS

THURSDAY, MAY 18

STRONG TO THE FINISH! Urban Bear NYC is happy to announce the newest addition to our lineup at this East Village favorite featuring beats by #GIANT & DJ LORANT

nowhere bar    322 east 14th street   10:00 pm   FREE   nowherebarnyc.com


BEAR INVASION:
HIGHLINE & THE WHITNEY

FRIDAY, MAY 19

Join us for a collective stroll down The Highline, NYC's famous elevated park, followed by an informal, unofficial  "Invasion" of the Whitney Museum at its breathtaking new digs in the heart of the MeatPacking District. The Whitney invites you to Pay-What-You-Wish on Fridays from 7–10 pm, and a little cultcha wouldn't kill you.

The HighLine 
MEET at 34th street entrance at 12th avenue  6:00pm  Free

THE WHITNEY MUSEUM 
99 Gansevoort Street (at Washington Street)  7:30pm  


THE
ünderbear party

FRIDAY, MAY 19

Wear your sexiest skivvies to this jam-packed manly panty party featuring furry fellows and tons of flesh. Cheap drinks, DJ Dandylion and a clothes check all contribute to a sweaty good time.
 

Rockbar 185 Christopher Street 10pm  $10

rockbarnyc.com


BEARS ON BIKES

SATURDAY, MAY 20

May is Bike Month!
What better way to celebrate than with a troop of hot men in tight shorts cruising down Hudson River Park. We’ll take in the sights, grab some grub then head over to the grassy lawns of Battery Park for an impromptu picnic—Bear style. 
Bring your own wheels or rent them on the fly with Citibike, NYC’s bike share program.


Meet at Citibike Station, corner of West 14th Street at 10th avenue  11:00am


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GRIZZLY GUZZLER

SATURDAY, MAY 20

The Urban Bear takes over NYC's original gay sports bar for this high octane, gear encouraged, afternoon Drink-Up.  
Take one for the team! 

GYM SPORTS BAR  167 8th avenue   2pm  free

gymsportsbar.com


HONEY
THE URBAN BEAR BALL

SATURDAY, MAY 20

 

Urban Bear’s signature roving dance party returns for an XXL night of thumping, bumping and grinding in celebration of Urban Bear NYC.
DJ Bill Pfeiffer packs the house nuts-to-butts with lovable lumberjacks, brawny boys, hirsute hipsters, go-go bears and other XXL surprises.
Not to be missed!

space ibiza   637 west 50th street   10pm   $30 door

purchase $20 advance tickets here

LIMITED OFFER!
The first 100 people to enter promo code 'HONEYBEAR' at checkout will receive an additional $10 off ! 
 



the 9th annual

Urban bear NYC
street fair

Sunday, MAY 21

Hosted by Ms. Ermine Muff      MUSIC: DJ CHANCEY D
A portion of the proceeds to benefit NEAT, the National Equality Action Team


The Main Event! Join thousands of the hottest bears, cubs and friends at this old-school street party and open air Fur-Fest in the heart of the Meatpacking District featuring The Brass Monkey’s Beer Garden, incredible food, artists, dancing, community groups, entertainment and more!


Little West 12th Street between Washington Street & 10th Avenue (enter at Washington St.)
1:00-6:00pm   

rain or shine   $15 suggested donation



URBAN BEAR NYC
closing night party

ROCKBAR
MEGA beAr blast

Sunday, MAY 21

The Official Urban Bear Closing Night Party
Toss back some cheap suds and work on that sexy beer belly (and maybe even a few others) at RockBar, NYC's super friendly, furry and frisky Bear Den

Rockbar 185 Christopher Street  6:00 pm   Free

ROCKBARNYC.COM