Weekly Fridays at Ice Palace. DW Underwear Party: "The greatest weekly event in the world" - Fleshbot. Fire Island's biggest weekly party, with 500-1000 men, pool skinny dips, Uberlube giveaways, free massages. For weekly updates see their facebook page:
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 16-17, 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:
July 30, 2016, 7-11pm (dance classes at 7, band at 8pm), at The Ice Palace, Cherry Grove. Dancing! Swinging! Music! Booze! An erupting wellspring of euphoria: that would describe the vintage swing by Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks Orchestra - plus special performances by two-time Tony Nominee Vivian Reed and jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein.
August 6, 2016, 8pm at Whyte Hall. Visionary filmmaker/ one-of-a-kind personality WATERS takes on taboos as only he can in this hilarious/ completely uncensored one-man show. Dubbed the Pope of Trash and branded O for Offensive by the Catholic Church, he earned his reputation turning bad taste into high art. Confession/ Vaudeville act/ trash genre origins + subsequent adventures.
September 3-5, 2016, 12-10pm. Music+arts. SAT Power of Community: Crazibiza, Ron Carroll, Diego Harispe, Dragonfly, Vito Fun, Babes of Summer Drag Party, Yoga. SUN Muscle Beach Party: Betty Who, CUBE GUYS, Felipe Lira, DJ DEANNE, Eric Abobo, Mr Fire Island Contest/host Jim David, Barry's Bootcamp. MON Disco Revolution: Jason Kendig, Occupy/Disco, Robbie Leslie, Midnight Magic, Yoga.
September 10, 2016, 7-11pm at Salon + main deck. Daniel Nardicio and Co take over the clothing-optional Belvedere Hotel in Cherry Grove for a one night only, clothing optional, Spartacus themed event; Gladiator go-go, 10pm The Fourth Mr Nude Belvedere Contest - winner to get $400 and free weekend at Belvedere Guest House for Men. Pool area Love Lounge open until midnight.
May 19-21, 2017 at THE BELVEDERE, Cherry Grove. Excelsior MC New York City presents their 22nd Annual Leather Run - a private event open to all, but registration required. Early Bird Special price until July 4, 2016.
June, 2017. Three-day annual BEAR weekend. Past year included FRI Bear's Beach Day; Beards+Bears Tea Dance; Daniel Nardicio's Underwear Party (Bear Edition) at Ice Palace. SAT Cookout; Pool Show; Tea-Dance at Ice Palace; Mr Bear Contest at Cherry's on the Bay; Main Event at Ice Palace - Woof! fetish/ fun/ fantasy. SUN Brunch at Cherry's On The Bay.
June 10, 2017 (TBC), 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.
June 10, 2017 (TBC). The LGBTQ Focus Foundation invites you to celebrate Pride, and raise money for HMI and The Ali Forney Center: Past year events: White Party Dance at Whyte Hall; VIP Cocktail Party at Pines Club on the Great South Bay; Show at Whyte Hall.