Weekly DW Underwear Party: "The greatest weekly event in the world" - Fleshbot; 500-1000 partiers, Pool Skinny Dips, Uberlube giveaways, MMX official rubbers - free massages. More boats to/from the Pines from 11:45. For 2016 details/ dates TBA, see facebook + DN:
May 20-22, 2016 at THE BELVEDERE, Cherry Grove. Excelsior MC New York City presents: Lust for Life 2016 - their 41st Anniversary annual run events - a private event open to all, but registration required. $140.00 (not including accommodations) $150 after April 1, 2016.
May 28, 2016, 7:30pm at Whyte Hall. Tragic singer, horrible dancer, surreal raconteur, hysterically “magically warped,” “utter genius,” “unwittingly hilarious,” at packed venues in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto and London. Jaw-dropping pathos and mind-blowing comedy "as graceful as a Coke machine moving about on a hand truck."
June 10-12, 2016. FRI Bear's Beach Day + 5pm Beards+Bears Tea Dance + 11pm Daniel Nardicio's Underwear Party (Bear Edition)/ Ice Palace. SAT 1pm Cookout, 3pm Pool Show + 5pm Tea-Dance/ Ice Palace + 8pm Mr Bear Contest/ Cherry's on the Bay, hosted by Will Clark + 10pm Main Event/ Ice Palace- BearBackDisco fetish/fun and fantasy. SUN 9am-3pm Brunch/ Cherry's On The Bay.
June 11, 2016, annual parade from noon along Main St, Huntington Village NY, from Clinton Street to Sabbath Day Path. Festival from 1pm in Heckscher Park - live entertainment, food and merchandise vendors, business & community information -- free & open to all. Train service from NYC from Pennsylvania Station on Long Island RR.
Independence Day July 4th Weekend dance, noon-4pm, the first of the three big summer Fire Island Pines summer parties. The 38th annual invasion of the Pines by Cherry Grove drag queens and their entourage on Saturday. Parade through Pines harbor, then dance at the Sip n' Twirl in the Pines and at the Ice Palace in the Grove. See website for details:
July 15-17, 2016, at Fire Island Pines. Annual eclectic mix of famed & fast-rising dancers performing on a stunning waterfront stage with the Great South Bay as a backdrop. Dancers Responding to AIDS has raised more than $4.3 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the USA.
July 22-24, 2016 annual weekend events. Saturday pool cocktail party, all-night revelries on the beach, Sunday Closing Party. Charitable proceeds benefit the FIPPOA Fund for/of the Stonewall Community Foundation. For updates see their facebook page and:
September, 2016 (TBC), Fire Island Pines. Labor Day Weekend all-star talent lineup, fun 3-day summer weekend, Float Pool Party, VIP Launch Party, main event Sunday noon - 6pm Ascension Party. The only daytime gay beach party in New York metro area - largest gay daytime beach party in the North. See updates TBA at their website.