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

Efforts are currently under way for our annual build-out.
We expect to have full calendars & comprehensive updates completed by MLK Weekend.
Please check back once our updates are complete. Thank You.



~ 2015 ~



January:

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

TBA
- AlternaCirque (alternacirque.com): Columbia, SC hosts a 3 day extravaganza for bellydance, circus, sideshow & burlesqu

February:

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

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

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

March:

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

Tues 17th - St. Patrick's Night of Mayhem (www.TheMetroUnderground.com/Metro): 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 (renconvention.com): A mystical journey of art, music, & masquerade!  Hosted in Atlanta.
          - Kinkfest (www.kinkfest.org): Portland, Oregon hosts one of the nations most prolific events for the national calendar.
          - Momentum (MomentumCon.com): "Making waves in sexuality, feminism, & relationships." Hosted in Crystal City, Va.

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