May 20-22, 2016 at THE BELVEDERE, Cherry Grove. Excelsior MC New York City presents: Lust for Life 2016 - their 41st Anniversary annual run events - a private event open to all, but registration required. $140.00 (not including accommodations) $150 after April 1, 2016.
May 27, 2016 + 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:
May 28, 2016, 7:30pm at Whyte Hall. Tragic singer, horrible dancer, surreal raconteur, hysterically “magically warped,” “utter genius,” “unwittingly hilarious,” at packed venues in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto and London. Jaw-dropping pathos and mind-blowing comedy "as graceful as a Coke machine moving about on a hand truck."
June 10-12, 2016. FRI Bear's Beach Day + 5pm Beards+Bears Tea Dance + 11pm Daniel Nardicio's Underwear Party (Bear Edition)/ Ice Palace. SAT 1pm Cookout, 3pm Pool Show + 5pm Tea-Dance/ Ice Palace + 8pm Mr Bear Contest at Cherry's on the Bay, hosts DANNY LOGAN/ TINA BURNER + 10pm Main Event/ Ice Palace - Woof! fetish/fun/fantasy. SUN 9am-3pm Brunch/ Cherry's On The Bay.
June 11, 2016, 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 11, 2016. Join co-host Yale Gala as the LGBTQ Focus Foundation invites you to celebrate Pride, and raise money for HMI and The Ali Forney Center: 2:30-6pm White Party Dance at Whyte Hall w/ DJs Susan Levine + George Marchelos; 6-8pm VIP Cocktail Party at Pines Club on the Great South Bay; 8-9:30pm Show at Whyte Hall with France Joli + more performers TBA.
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:
September, 2016 (TBC), 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.
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.