April 3-10, 2014. Annual film festival, at Harkins Scottsdale/101 Theatre (7000 E Mayo Blvd), includes feature films, live action shorts, animated shorts, home grown shorts, Arizona shorts and short documentaries, plus the International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival. See website for screenings listings.
April 5-6, 2014, SAT Parade, step off: 10am from 3rd St at Thomas to 3rd St at Indian School. SAT/SUN Festival, noon to 9pm at Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School Road. Festival attracts over 30,000; features 150+ performances on 5 stages, over 300 food, retail and exhibit vendors, Arts Expo, Health/Wellness Pavilion, KidSpace, YouthZone, VIP Experience + Dance Pavilions.
May 1-5, 2014, Phurfest 'Retro Weekend' for bears and admirers to break out the platforms and disco ball party with fellow bears. Friday Welcome Party at Bunkhouse; Saturday night full-buffet banquet; Sat/Sun pool parties. Host hotel: Embassy Suites Airport; free airport shuttle to/ from airport. Shuttles/ event buses free of charge to all scheduled events.
May 9, 2014, 9pm-2am, at The Rock, 4129 North 7th Avenue. Dance party for bears, cubs & friends with DJ Matt Consola (SF). $6 before 10pm, $8 after.
June 13-15, 2014 in nearby Bisbee AZ. Bisbee Pride 2013 included: Golf Tournament, Hot Ass Happy Hour Screaming Banshee Pizza, Lingerie Pub Crawl, Film at the Bisbee Royale, Miners & Madames Street Dance, Copper Queen Pool Party & BBQ, Parade, Fashion Whore Event; DJs, performers and more! See website for 2014 updates.
Mid-January, 2015. Supper, banquet, BBQ, beer bust; frisky, mirthful bears from across the USA, Canada, Mexico, Europe, & beyond relaxing poolside or in the hot tub together for good times in the desert sunshine. La Fiesta will be hosted at the Holiday Inn and Suites Airport North, 4550 S Palo Verde Road, in Tucson. See more details closer to the date.
Mid-February, 2015, The 30th annual event, at Corona Ranch & Rodeo Grounds, 7611 S 29th Ave, Laveen AZ. Official Hotel last year: Holiday Inn, 1500 N. 51st Ave. RV Park space rentals. Phoenix. Rodeo events, vendors, Fri/Sat/Sun dancing and entertainment + Sunday awards. See website for updates.