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Gay Fire Island

It has been a different Fire Island... but The beach is back!
The Season

Most 2020 events were cancelled and rolled over to 2021. Many of those have now been postponed until 2022. Our listings will continue to be updated as more information becomes available. See business links below, and also Fire Island Q News + Fire Island News for updates.
A non profit organization integral to the creative life of the community
The Fire Island Pines Arts Project

The Fire Island Pines Arts Project has promoted and highlighted the arts for over 25 years, offering musical revenues, shows, including live performances by renowned musicians, singers, and comedians, curated film exhibitions, and artist salons - also biennial art shows featuring local visual artists. See their 2021 program, TBA at:
Daniel Nardicio presents
DWorld Underwear Parties - On Hold

Summer Fridays, 11pm-4am w/ DJ Johnny Dynell. Weekly DW Underwear Party: The greatest weekly event in the world - Fleshbot. Fire Island's biggest weekly party: 500-1000 men, pool skinny dips, giveaways, free massages. See facebook updates.
Presented by Shane Tate, Beards & Bears Take Over Fire Island
Fire Island Bear Weekend 2021 - Cancelled

June 10-13, 2021. Four-day annual BEAR weekend featuring: Beards+Bears Welcome Party w/ DJ Ted Bishop, at Cherrys On The Bay; BEAR ASS TEA pool/ dance party at The Belvedere; Private Pines VIP Clothing-Optional Pool Party; MR. FIRE ISLAND BEAR CONTEST at Cherry's On The Bay; Main Event RUFFHOUSE NYC at Ice Palace w/ DJs Mike Swells + James Cerne; DWORLD Underwear Party at Ice Palace.
Together Again!
Long Island Pride 2021

June 13, 2021, 12-4pm at Lakeside Theatre, Eisenhower Park. A pre-ticketed live concert event that will require all attendees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. See details at:
Independence Day Fire Island
Invasion of the Pines 2021

July 4, 2021 Independence Day Weekend dance, noon-4pm, the first of the three big summer Fire Island Pines summer parties. The 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 (TBC). See website for updated details:
Lost Boys, Mermaids and Pirates will descend upon the Pines
Pines Party 2021

July 23-25, 2021. Annual weekend FUNDRAISER. The Pines Foundation helps preserve, protect and enhance the quality of life in this environmentally-sensitive community, supporting cultural activities and the maintenance of the Whyte Hall Community Center. The Pines Foundation also supports the preservation of the community’s fragile seashore. See website:
The brothers of Excelsior host one of NYC's most memorable leather themed events
FI Leather Weekend 2022

May, 2022. Events have included FRI: Meet and greet; Buffet dinner + Master/Slave Charity Auction; Underwear party; Bay State Marauders cocktail party. SAT: Philadelphians cocktail hour; Demonstration; Buffet lunch; Boston Ducks Cigar deck cocktails; dinner; 10pm Fire Island leather competition at Ice Palace Nightclub; Victory Round. SUN: Brunch + Closing awards. 2021 events cancelled.
The charitable event streams an evening of celebrated dance
Fire Island Dance Festival 2022

July 15-17, 2022, 7pm. The charitable event of the Fire Island summer awaits at Fire Island Dance Festival. Immerse yourself in dance with a diverse lineup of companies and choreographers, performing on a stunning waterfront stage in the Fire Island Pines. See updates at: