May 17-19, 2015 at Grove Hotel and the Ice Palace. Leather Weekend Master/Slave Auction, Bar Night, BBQ and the Mr Fire Island Leather 2015 Contest.
May 22, 2015 and every Friday, 11pm-4am, at Ice Palace, Cherry Grove, "the greatest weekly event in the world" - Fleshbot; between 500-1000 party people on summer Fridays. Pool Skinny Dip, special guest host Geovanny handing out his Geovanny underwear, free massages with MMX guys as "official rubbers." Boats to the Pines 3 and 3:30am. See updates at the DN website:
May 23, 2015, 7:30pm at Whyte Hall. Debuted in 1989, reviews dubbed her “magically warped”, “utter genius” and “unwittingly hilarious,” she’s packed venues in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto and London and shared the bill with acts ranging from Modest Mouse to Nina Hagen to Margaret Cho. Jaw-dropping pathos and mind-blowing comedy.
May 31, 2015, 8-11pm at Ice Palace. Prizes included Guaranteed Bookings bar tabs, hotel stays, cash prizes. Hosted by SheQuida.
June 5-7, 2015. Friday Bear's Beach Day + Beards and Bears Tea Dance, 5pm at Ice Palace. Saturday 1pm Cookout + 5pm Tea-Dance at the Ice Palace + 8pm Mr Bear Contest + 10pm Furball with DJ Corey Craig - all at Ice Palace. Sunday 9-11am Continental Breakfast at the Ice Palace + 9-3pm Brunch at Cherry's On The Bay.
June 13, 2015, 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.
Independence Day July 4th Weekend dance, noon-4pm, the first of the three big summer Fire Island Pines summer parties. The 37th annual invasion of the Pines by Cherry Grove drag queens and their entourage. 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 17-19, 2015, 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 $250 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the USA.
July 24-26, 2015 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:
August 8, 2015, 7:30 + 10pm at The Ice Palace. A "Wildly Kenetic" show - The NY Times. In support of artists working in film, television, theatre, music, and the performing arts. Tickets at DN website:
September 4-6, 2015, Fire Island Pines. Labor Day Weekend all-star talent lineup, fun 3-day summer weekend, Float Pool Party, VIP Launch Party, main event Sunday noon - 6pm Ascension Party. The only daytime gay beach party in New York metro area - largest gay daytime beach party in the North. See updates TBA at their website.