13 Awesome Things to Do in the DC Bear Scene This PRIDE 2016

Bear-Nonsense-RecommendedPRIDE is here in Washington DC. Check out these fun and friendly events and meetups for Bears, Cubs, Otters, and other wild animals in the nation’s capital.

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Pride Kickoff: Bud Light and Smirnoff Complimentary

June 9 @ 7:00 pm  UTC-4 

UPROAR Lounge & Restaurant,

639 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

Come celebrate DC GAY PRIDE WEEK at our KICKOFF: Complimentary Bud Light and Smirnoff Flavored Vodka! Please drink responsibly and we will see you at the bar and on the rooftop deck! Bud Light Bottles 7pm-9pm Smirnoff Flavors 9pm-11pm Don’t forget! ⚡️FRIDAY//HAPPY HOUR⚡️ ✨SATURDAY//PRIDE WEEKEND✨ SUNDAY//ROAR: BEER BUST! PRIDE EDITION

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NightFlight 06.09

June 9 @ 9:00 pm – 2:00 am UTC-4 

Cafe Saint-Ex,

1847 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

–NightFlight Crew & Café Saint-Ex present NightFlight at Gate 54– Join us for a night of sweet house music featuring local favorites Sam “The Man” Burns and Heather Femia! Come say hello, dance the night away and enjoy $5 drink specials all night! No Cover | 21+ — Sam Burns https://soundcloud.com/sam-the-man-burns DJ Heather…

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BHH: Rock & Roll Hotel – PRIDE 2016 – feat Juana

June 10 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm UTC-4 

Bear Happy Hour at Rock & Roll Hotel,

1353 H St NE
Washington, District of Columbia, DC 20002 United States

Bear Nonsense Bear Happy Hour at Rock & Roll Hotel Home of DC’s Original and Best Bear Rooftop Party BRING your friends AND MEET new ones! Bear Happy Hour at Rock & Roll Hotel is the perfect size and mix to meet new people while keeping up with good friends. SAVE with BARGAIN drink specials…

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Otter Crossing PRIDE 16 / Special Guest Bright Light Bright Light (DJ Set) w/ CTRL

June 10 @ 10:00 pm – 3:00 am UTC-4 

Feel the love, furry friends. PRIDE IS HERE! Bright Light Bright Light returns to the Green Lantern for a pop-magic DJ set, fresh off the debut of his new single “All in the Name” featuring Elton John… (Catch it here: http://bit.ly/1RtU6yf) The boys of CTRL will warm things up and cool us down.…

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Pride Parade presented by Marriott Rewards

June 11 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm UTC-4 

Save the date for the Pride in the Nation’s Capital Parade presented by Marriott Rewards! Join tens of thousands of people to watch this landmark event and one of Washington, DC’s favorite parades! The Capital Pride Parade travels 1.5 miles through Dupont Circle and 17th Street and ends in the Logan Circle neighborhood.…

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DC Pride Parade Bear’s Viewing Area

June 11 @ 5:00 pm UTC-4 

Come join a group of bears to watch the DC Pride Parade pass by. This location is near the end of the parade route and close to UpRoar, Green Lantern and many restaurants. Look for the bear flags.

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Complimentary Smirnoff Source Saturday!

June 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm UTC-4 

UPROAR Lounge & Restaurant,

639 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

⚡️Smirnoff Source Flavored Vodka: Complimentary Cocktails!!! Please Drink Responsibly!⚡️

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Furball DC: Pride! W. Jeremy + Tedd Patterson

June 11 @ 9:30 pm UTC-4 

Black Cat DC,

1811 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

FURBALL DC returns for Pride after an amazing MAL debut! DC Pride and Parade ends up steps away from legendary music venue BLACK CAT where to top off your pride FURBALL roars for the Saturday night celebrations! Gogo bears & cubs + cheap drinks + great music = good times FURBALL creator, Joe…

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PRIDE ’16: GAY MARVINE, DJ Lisa Frank & The NeedlExchange

June 11 @ 10:30 pm UTC-4 

U Street Music Hall,

1115 U St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

TICKETS: http://bit.ly/UHALLPRIDE16 ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ For the 3rd year in a row, DJ Lisa Frank & The NeedlExchange (TNX) return to U Street Music Hall to exalt the magic of prolific, queer love. To celebrate pride we’ve invited our friend, the mystical disco dissident & underground phenom, GAY MARVINE! ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ Gay Marvine (Bath House Etiquette…

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Pride Festival Presented by Live! Casino


Join us on DC’s historic Pennsylvania Avenue at the 41st Annual Pride Festival presented by Maryland Live! Casino in the Nation’s Capital! Come for a day full of entertainment, music, food, drink, education, and celebration. The Festival is open to everyone, and there is no fee for entry; however, donations are very much…

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ROAR: Rooftop Beer Bust!

June 12 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm UTC-4 

UPROAR Lounge & Restaurant,

639 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

MEN… We are celebrating PRIDE like no other bar in town… with Complimentary Budweiser Bottles starting at 4pm! You read that right — COMPLIMENTARY BUD BOTTLES starting at 4pm! (while they last) Our regular Beer Bust prices apply: $15 – “Bottomless Cup” / Bud Light / Mich Ultra $15 – Rolling Rock Bucket…

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Bears Can Party! : Retro Pride Dance

June 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm UTC-4 

****EARLIER TIME FOR SUNDAY PRIDE*** Come out & Shake Your Groove Thing with us One hour Earlier at 5PM! Put on your Cha Cha Heels and Dance & Sing along to Remixes of your Favorite Songs Spun by DJ Jeffrey Elettø ! Hot Beartenders Scott & Craig Hollinger will be serving those Happy…

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Leather Invasion at Night Out at the Nats


Order tickets via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/leather-invasion-at-night-out-at-the-nats-tickets-24981118197?aff=efbevent DC Leather Pride is an ALL STAR PARTNER for this year’s Night Out at the Nats! We are organizing leather folks in the DC Metro area to join this annual, huge event. We realize it will be hot and sunny out – so this leather invasion may take…

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