Bear Fest 2012 Schedule of Events
(Subject to change)

 

Thursday – October 4

12PM - 5PM
BEAR FEST REGISTRATION AND POOL PARTY
Island House for Men, 1129 Fleming Street
$25 (Free with Pass)
Hibernation is over! Come and meet new and old friends at the Island House for Men.
Pre-ordered weekend passes can be picked up as well as purchased at the desk upon entrance.
Bring your bathing suits (or not, birthday suits allowed!), appetites, and your friends!
www.islandhousekeywest.com

5PM - 7PM
Bear fest Kickoff Happy Hour
Island House for Men, 1129 Fleming Street
Free Admittance
Our weekend host, Paul J. Williams, invites you to join him and enjoy the official kick-off to Bear Fest 2012! 
The hunky boys of Island House will be serving up libations (Happy hour prices) and tasty treats to welcome you to Key West.
www.islandhousekeywest.com

7PM - 9PM
DINING
Square One, 1075 Duval Street
Price TBD
With all the parties this weekend, a bear must find time for a good meal.  Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. 
Visit Square One tonight for a special menu prepared exclusively for Bear Fest visitors. 
Enjoy the casual elegance of this local favorite which has received consistently rave reviews for years and years.
(Please RSVP by 5pm on 10/4/12)
www.squareonerestaurant.com

10PM - until
BEAR CAVE LEATHER PARTY
Saloon One, 504 Petronia Street at Duval Street
$15 (Free with Pass)
The bear cave will have new meaning after this party! Join other bears, cubs, and their admirers at the original home bar of the “Bone Island Bears.”
This party goes deep into the night, so make sure to dress appropriately in your favorite fetish attire.
Draft beer specials all night to keep you feeling nocturnal for this “oh so naughty” event!
www.801bourbon.com

LATE NIGHT
HAPPY ENDING PARTY
Island House for Men, 1129 Fleming Street
$25 (Free with Pass)
www.islandhousekeywest.com

 

Friday – October 5

12PM - 5PM
Lazy Bear Pool Party and Pig roast
Bourbon St. Pub, 724 Duval Street
$15 (Free with Pass)
Come rub shoulders with cubs, otters, bears, and their friends and maybe swipe for some salmon in the pool! 
Enjoy an authentic, poolside pig roast throughout the afternoon.
www.bourbonstpub.com 

7PM - 9PM
DINING
Antonia’s, 615 Duval Street
Price $50
The culinary delights portion of the weekend continues with this private dinner at arguably one of the best Italian dining experiences in town. 
Owner/chef Christopher Rounds will prepare a special menu for Bear Fest guests. 
This is your chance to enjoy the finer side of Bear Fest in a private dining room right on famous Duval Street. (Please RSVP by 5pm on 10/5/12)
www.Antoniaskeywest.com

9PM
THE MAIN EVENT: PAUL J. WILLIAMS
Bourbon St. Pub, 724 Duval Street
$15 (Free with PASS!!!)

Bear Fest’s host, Paul J Williams, will entertain with his famous, critically acclaimed stand up.  This is Paul’s only performance in Key West in 2012 and he’s here to ensure a good time. 
BACKSTAGE Magazine has called Paul “...very funny…genuine, intelligent, sensible, and appealing.”
AUSTIN AMERICAN STATESMAN proclaims Paul to be “one singularly outrageous” comic.
And the Dallas Observer praises Paul’s “strong satiric sense, locating the absurdity in every convention”. 
Witty, cerebral, and always just a little warped, Paul J. Williams is out to make you laugh!

11PM – until
Open Season Bear Pool Party
Bourbon St. Pub, 724 Duval Street
$10 (Free with Pass)
Join the furry guys from MANHUNT for a all out brawl at the garden bar of Bourbon St. Pub!
Enjoy beer specials all night long to help keep your claws out!
Clothing optional venue, bear snacks, and a good possibility of getting mauled by a bear at this late night event!
www.bourbonstpub.com

LATE NIGHT
HAPPY ENDING PARTY
Island House for Men, 1129 Fleming Street
$25 (Free with Pass)
www.islandhousekeywest.com

 

Saturday – October 6

12PM - 5PM
Pool Party
Island House for Men, 1129 Fleming Street
$25 (Free with Pass)
The men of MANHUNT are back to kick off this Saturday daytime event!
Island House’s full service, pool-side café is ready to keep your tummy happy and keep the drinks flowing. 
Come check out this award winning resort to rub shoulders with cubs, otters, bears, and their friends!
www.islandhousekeywest.com

 

7PM - 9PM
DINING - CARNIVALE FOR CARNIVORES
Braza Lena, 421 Caroline Street
$55 (FREE with PASS!!!)
Included in the price of your weekend pass is this all inclusive dinner at Key West’s only authentic Brazilian churrascaria!
Real Gauchos carve this limitless feast of fabulous meats tableside as you enjoy free reign over the fully stocked buffet bar with more
selections than any other restaurant in the Keys. Braza Lena is truly a dining experience not to be missed.
We have priority seating and are expected to arrive as a big bear group!
Pass includes full dinner buffet, tax, and gratuity. (Beverages & desert not included)
www.brazalena.com

10PM - 4AM
DIRTY FUR PARTY
Bourbon St. Pub, 724 Duval Street
$15 (Free with Pass)
The premier nighttime event of Bear Fest 2012. Bourbon St. Pub gives us the entire garden bar area to be one with the pack!
Come prepared for an unforgettable experience filled with music and friends!
www.bourbonstpub.com

LATE NIGHT
HAPPY ENDING PARTY
Island House for Men, 1129 Fleming Street
$25 (Free with Pass)
www.islandhousekeywest.com

 

Sunday – October 7

12PM - 5PM
Bear Brunch AND POOL PARTY
Island House for Men, 1129 Fleming Street
$25 (Free with Pass)
Sunday is your day to relax in the sun and let the furry boys of MANHUNT entice you once again! 
Whether this is your first time at Bear Fest or not, you will not want to miss this recovery party/pre-tea party to help you enjoy this final full day in paradise!
www.islandhousekeywest.com
 

4PM - 6PM
Let the Fur Fly TEA Dance
La Te Da, 1125 Duval Street
Free Admittance
La Te Da’s weekly T-Dance is back once again with a brawl just for the Bears!
Let the fur fly with DJ Junior and the staff of La Te Da to help mark a Key West tradition in a unique way!

5PM
BEAR BINGO
801 Bourbon, 801 Duval Street
Free Admittance
Join the always entertaining scruffy host QMitch for one of Key West’s longest running benefits. 
Bingo as only Key West can do it!
www.801bourbon.com

7PM - 9PM
Bear-E-Oke
801 Bourbon, 801 Duval Street
Free Admittance
DJ Jeff and the fabulous Gassy Winds invite the bears and their friends to join them for their Sunday ritual of Karaoke, uniquely geared towards our crowd with “Bear-E-Oke!”
Even if you’re not the singing type, you will be glad you came by for the guaranteed laughs provided by our hosts and those who dare to join them on stage. Come on, roar into that microphone!
www.801bourbon.com

9PM -11PM
Bear Drag Show
801 Bourbon, 801 Duval Street
$10 (Free with Pass)
Join the 801 Girls as they welcome the bears and their friends back to Key West!
The girls have a special show in order just for our crowd of furry spectators, including our men from MANHUNT!
Showtime is at 9pm. Couples, singles, and packs of bears welcome!
www.801bourbon.com

9PM - 4AM
Bear-Beer-Bust
Saloon One, 504 Petronia Street at Duval Street
$10 (All-U-Can-Drink Draft Beer)
The last official event of Bear Fest 2012 goes out in style at the home of the Bone Island Bears, Saloon One Bar.
Join bartender B-RAD and his fellow bearish friends for some good old fashioned beer bust fun complete with adult entertainment, friendly locals, and a fun frisky environment!
Dig into your bear-cation one last time before hibernation!
www.801bourbon.com

LATE NIGHT
HAPPY ENDING PARTY
Island House for Men, 1129 Fleming Street
$25 (Free with Pass)
www.islandhousekeywest.com