February 14-15, 2015, SAT Dash for the Beads + OCarnival Masquerade, buffet dinner from King of the Alligator Cafe, Ivan Pugh, available 7-8:30pm + live music/ cash bar. SUN Mardi Gras Parade along Davis, starting at 4pm from Montclair to Madison ending in the Bishop Arts District, featuring floats, live bands, bicycle riders and people all dressed up in strange costumes. See map online:
March 12-15, 2015, Great weekend of entertainment, food + activities; transportation to all events, bars, and hospitality room in the company of 1800+ bears, cubs, admirers; market, pool parties, excursions, cigar socials and dancing. Events typically include: Kick-Off Party; BearDance; Mr. TBRU Contest! Full schedule TBA. Host hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel + Park Inn by Radisson.
April 9-19, 2015. Annual film festival, almost 200 feature films, shorts, animations & documentaries. Screenings usually at The Magnolia, 3699 McKinney Ave; Angelika Film Center, 5321 E Mockingbird Lane; and other venues. Find information on venues and screenings at their website in March 2015.
April 10, 2015, 11pm at The Sons of Hermann Hall, 3414 Elm St. That immortal immoral cult classic - come in costume or dress up as your favorite Rocky character, and give yourself over to absolute pleasure. Tickets $10. Prop packs $4. No outside packs. An 18+ event and 21+ bar.
May 1-3, 2015 at Texas Horse Park 811 Pemberton Hill Rd. Vendors, entertainment, beer garden, and charity booths. Events typically include: Rodeo Mixer; bar events at local clubs including Round Up Saloon. Rodeo School, Sat/Sun rodeo events.
May 8-10, 2015. Dancing, visual performances, the world’s most popular DJs. FRI Ignite Opening Party 9pm-4am at Station 4 (S4) with DJ Ivan Gomez + Bear Party 9pm-2am at Dallas Eagle with DJ Doug Jackson; SAT RISE Pool Party 1-7pm at SISU Uptown Resort, 2508 Maple Ave with DJ Wayne G + Main Event; SUN Tea Dance + Closing Party. See website for more of this year's events:
June 5, 2015, 7-11:55pm, at Station 4. The 10th Anniversary Event. The Friday night festivities of Dallas’ premiere summer PRIDE event headlining the pop music legend, Belinda Carlisle. Razzle Dazzle Week. Annual dance party fun, food, night of dancing, live entertainment, silent auctions, VIP offerings, charitable donations and more. See more as announced at their website
September 2-7, 2015. Events TBA. Weekend events typically include: Kick-off Party w/ Contestant Demonstrations; Play Party; Pool Party, Contests, Uniform Party; Victory Party; Kinky Bingo; shows; Leather Family Lunch. Bar events at the Dallas Eagle and Eagle Outpost. Host hotel in past years: Crowne Plaza Dallas Market Center, 7050 N Stemmons Fwy.
September 20, 2015, DALLAS PRIDE PARADE, Sunday 2pm from Cedar Springs Rd Wycliff Avenue to Lee Park (Turtle Creek Blvd). Festival usually takes place in Lee Park, 11am to 7pm - events and festivities, live entertainment and parties. See the website for media, and details for this year's events.
October 16-18, 2015. Weekend of hands-on workshops, discussion forums, silent auction, 50+ leather, kink, and BDSM classes; on site play party, Heartland Person of Leather Contest, International Puppy & Trainer Contest, plus Lifestyle and Toy vendors. Dinner with guest keynote speaker Hardy Haberman. Usually at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Downtown Dallas. See website for updates.
Late October, 2015 (to be confirmed), 6pm-2am. Outrageous annual street party, tens of thousands of revellers take over two blocks of Cedar Springs Rd. Wild costumes, music, food, beer, live entertainment. All ages welcome, (beer 21+). Clubs Station 4, sports bar TMC, drag cabaret The Rose Room, crossroads anchor JR’s, and lesbian mecca Sue Ellen’s all participate in the fun.