Scene Guide:
National & Major Regional Events

Major Events are covered locally, regionally, & on a national scale. Members are encouraged to submit entries for consideration. Each listing is sorted by the date of the event then color coded & categorized by the nature of their interest:
- Alternative Music & Culture in Rust.              - Gay, Bi, & Transgender in Purple.
     - BDSM & Fetish in Red.                                    
- Mainstream in Dust White.
- Lifestyle & Swinger in Green.

Please note: some crossover will often exist so the function in question will be listed by the nature that most predominantly reflects the general practice of the function


10th-12th - Columbus Day Weekend - DC Fetish Weekend - offering 3 full days of exotic possibility.
                  - Playa del Fuego ( The 'Burning Man' of the East Coast presented bi-annually.

Fri 10th
- Fetish Weekend Pre-Party ( Hosted at Mad MoMo's, we've put together an intimate evening with
                 beautiful atmosphere, & a great night to kick off DC Fetish Weekend in style. Note: this event is a full play party & WILL
                 Sell Out! Please see main site for details. Dinner seating begins at 6:30pm. Main party begins at 9pm. 

Sat 11th
- Crucible's LF&P ( Leather Market & Play Party at Crown Plaza, MD.
               - Tabu Hallow-Swing ( Lifestyle Social & Play Party hosted On-Premise in Catonsville, MD.
               - Gay Day on the Mall (Facebook): Gathering for gay culture on the national mall.

Sun 12th - The DC Fetish Ball ( Bringing together some of the scene's very best DJ's, Models, Fashion, &
Nationally Recognized Talent - all accented w/ an incredible play space in some of the city's most lavish venues -
offers a level of twisted delight worthy of the Nation's Capitol! So please join us for a night of unforgettable
beauty, intrigue, & sheer possibility. Presented by Richard A.D. & Metro Events, this is our flagship event & 
a night you WON'T want to miss!


17th-26th - Fantasy Fest ( Key West, Fla. hosts one of the nations largest gatherings for fanciful desire.
18th-25th - Kink in the Caribbean Festival ( Fun in the sun, at the beautiful Hedonism Resort.

Tue 21st - In Loving Memory of J.D.D.
Sat 25th - International Gold Cup ( The running of Virginia's steeplechase takes place in Great Meadows.

24th-26th - The Haunting of Ramblewood (Fetlife): On-site play w/ themed atmosphere throughout. By Crownhill Creations.
25th-31st - Festival of the Dead ( Salem, Mass. hosts one of the most evolved Halloween bash's anywhere.

Sat 25th - Torture Garden Halloween Ball ( Presented by London's hottest fetish club.
               - Bondage Ball ( Hosted in Los Angeles & featuring nationally recognized talent.

Tue 28th - DC High Heel Race (WashPost): One of the region's biggest traditions, & an event not to be missed (for everyone)!
                 Takes place the Tuesday before Halloween by 17th & Q St. NW DC. Crowds begin at 7pm. Now in its 25th year!
Fri 31st - Halloween!!!
              - Drac's Ball ( Hosted by Nocturne in Philly.
              - SMack! Fetish Ball ( Annual Halloween Ball in New York presented by Xris SMack.
              - Fetish & Fantasy Ball ( Las Vegas hosts one of the nation's most extravagant events anywhere.


Sat 1st - All Saints Day
            - Torture Garden's Halloween Ball II ( by London's hottest fetish club.

            - Endless Night Vampire Ball ( Scheduled every Halloween in New Orleans.

Sun 2nd - Daylight Savings (Fall Forward 1 Hour at 2am Saturday Night)
7th-9th - FaerieCon East ( Baltimore hosts one of the nation's largest festivals dedicated to myth & fantasy!

Tues 11th - Veteran's Day.
12tt-19th - Swingland Tour ( Week long swinger vacation in London, England. 

Tue 25th - Richard A.D. Anniversary.
Thu 27th - Thanksgiving.

TBD - Diabolique Fetish Ball ( Nov. hosts Philly's most progressive fetish ball at Shampoo Nightclub.
         - Erotica ( London hosts a weekend of pure beauty, extravagance, intrigue, & absolute desire.


Fri 5th - DC Krampuslauf (Event Page): One of DC's greatest new traditions takes place on H St. NE DC.
Sat 6th - St. Nicholas Day - Torture Garden's X-mas Ball ( Presented by London's hottest fetish club.

Sun 21st - Winter Solstice (Saturnalia).
Thu 25th - X-mas.

Sun 28th - Happy Birthday to our very own Mistress Tyler & Lady Shazz.
Tue 30th - Special Birthday Celebration for Richard A.D
Wed 31st - New Year's Eve - The Metro Underground Presents: New Year's Eve, a Black Tie Formal.

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16th-18th - Mid Atlantic Leather / MAL ( Gay Male Leather Convention, now hosted at the Hyatt in DC
23rd-25th - AVN Adult Entertainment Expo ( Held at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV.

- AlternaCirque ( Columbia, SC hosts a 3 day extravaganza for bellydance, circus, sideshow & burlesqu


Sun 8th - SUPERBOWL XLIX (49): On a television near you... 

Tue 10th - The Metro Underground Celebrates 6 Years in the Scene!

13th-16th - President's Day Weekend.
                - Katsucon ( Annual convention for fans of Japanese & Asian culture. Hosted at National Harbor.
                - Philadelphia Tattoo Artist Convention ( Hosted at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
                - Dark Odyssey's Winter Fire ( Local convention for the BDSM, Fetish, & Swinger
                - L.A. Fetish Weekend ( One of L.A.'s most recognized Fetish & Kink events.
Sat 14th - Valentine's Day.
               - Fetish Factory Valentine Ball ( One of the East Coast's largest Fetish Balls in South Fla.

Tues 17th - Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday.
17th-22nd - DC Fashion Week ( A full week dedicated to high fashion in the nation's capitol.
21st-23rd - FaerieCon West ( Seattle hosts one of the nation's largest festivals dedicated to myth & fantasy!

TBA - Drac's Ball ( One of Philly's most celebrated traditions.
         - Fetish Fair Flea Market ( Province is host to one of the east coast's BIGGEST events for vending.
         - Poly Living Conference (  Bringing together people who love more. Hosted in Philadelphia.
         - L.U.E.Y. Weekend ( Nationally recognized Gay Male Leather Weekend in Houston.
         - Mates Leather Weekend ( Gay Male Leather & Fetish Weekend in Provincetown, Mass.


Sun 8th - Daylight Savings (Spring Forward 1 hour at 2am on Saturday Night).

Tues 17th - St. Patrick's Night of Mayhem ( The Return of the Snakes!
                Presented by Richard A.D. & The Metro Underground. In association w/ Johnny Panic & the organizers of Bound.

TBD - Mythic Faire ( A mystical journey of art, music, & masquerade!  Hosted in Atlanta.
          - Kinkfest ( Portland, Oregon hosts one of the nations most prolific events for the national calendar.
          - Momentum ( "Making waves in sexuality, feminism, & relationships." Hosted in Crystal City, Va.

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