See website for news and dress-code events organized by the LCR. Everybody can join the party if wearing the right gear: rules are flexible, include jeans with boots and black t-shirt; leather, rubber, skin, industrial are encouraged.
February 26 - March 2, 2014. THU Welcome Party -Hangar Club; FRI Mister Rubber Italy Contest -Bunker + full-leather BLUF Party -K Sex Club + Fetish Explosion -Bunker; SAT RECON FULL FETISH ROMA men-only, full-fetish main event (TBA); SUN Farewell Brunch -Coming Out + Fist Party -Diavolo Dentro + Fuck the Rest Party -Bunker. Also: WeFetish Photo Exhibition, BDSM Film festival/ workshops +
May 23-25, 2014. Late afternoon.evening entertainment of comedians and DJs, upwards of 2,000 people expected. Sponsored by the City of Rome - AITGL and IGLTA, organized by NoFrills and MUS Gay Marketing with support of Coming Out - Gay and Gay Street Center. Media partners Spartacus and QMagazine. Friday 7pm-midnight, Sat/Sun noon to midnight.
June 19 through mid-September 2014 summer month events: Bears Village, Concerts, performers, dance, discos, theater, free film screenings & other festival events, Parco del Ninfeo (Via delle Tre Fontane). Free Thu/Fri bus shuttle service from Metro Colosseo. More info plus photos/videos at website.
July 4, 2014, 10:30pm at GayVillage Roma. Unusual football/soccer pits team Lesbian against team Gay. Also "Girls Volleyball" matches and "CFT Functional Training," which continues into Saturday. See website for more info.
July 6, 2014, 10am at Parco De' Medici. LGBTQ-only, top DJs, hot gogo boys, performances, surprises. Next events: Splash Pool Parties at Parco De' Medici: July 27th, August 10th. Parties return to John Blue's Club in September. More information online.
July 7, 2014. Saturday afternoon parade from 4:30m, Piazza della Repubblica through Rome center: Piazza dei Cinquecento, Via Cavour, Piazza dell’Esquilino, Via Liberiana, Piazza Santa Maria Maggiore, Via Merulana, Largo Brancaccio, Via Labicana, Piazza del Colosseo, Via dei Fori Imperiali, Piazza Madonna di Loreto.
August 14, 2014 11:30pm-5am, at Bosco delle Fragole (piazzale dello Stadio Olimpico 9). Festa della Repubblica bears' open air meeting and men-only dance party for bears, chubbies, daddies, wolves, musclebaers, cubs and chasers. BIG BEARBECUE! HARD HOUSE DJs: EMELLO (France); VJ-Set by MISTER CHURRO.
August 28-30, 2014, 9pm, Gay Village. Sixth edition, 30+ international delegates, in Italy for the first time, 3-day competition in male beauty and personality. Also: NOH8 photo exhibit created by photographers Adam Bouska and partner Jeff Parshley: 30,000 people, mouths sealed by tape/ NOH8 on their cheek, to symbolize the silencing of voices under Prop8 and similar laws.
September 4, 2014. Gay Village film festival, Parco del Ninfeo, Via delle Tre Fontane. This year a focus on the works of Italian authors who've dealt with the many issues related to gender and its representations. Films include: CORPO A CORPO by Mario Brenta, Karine de Villers; COME ON, SCUMBAGS by Madina Mustafina Janatovna; LUIGI E VINCENZO by Giuseppe Bucci. See more at website: