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.
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.
July 11, 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.
January 15-19, 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. See website for notie of host hotel and more details closer to the date.
February 13-15, 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.
March 26 - April 2, 2015. 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.
Early April, 2015, 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.