Snowbound Leather Weekend in Provincetown Feb 23-25, 2017
Get outta the cold & into the heat
Snowbound Mates Leather Weekend XI in Provincetown is next weekend (February 23-25). The annual winter weekend party is produced by Mates Leather Weekend and Full Kit Gear and this year the weekend includes events at The Watership Inn, The Atlantic House, Bayside Betsy’s, The Crown & Anchor and Gifford House Inn.
All the fun starts on Friday, February 23rd with a Beer Blast at the Watership Inn from 6-8 pm followed by the slightly more frisky if not risqué White Out & C*ck Party at Paramount, starting at 9:30. Parties and events run through out the weekend and you can see the full list of activities by visiting the official website, matesleatherweekend.com/snowbound.
Are you planning to spend the New Year’ Eve holiday in Provincetown? Last week Well-Strung announced they would make their Town Hall solo debut with a very special performance at 6:30PM on Saturday, December 30th.
The show, “Home for the Holidays” is comprised of unique pop-classical songs that the quartet is so well known for as well as some traditional holiday favorites. Tickets start at $35. For more information check out the Art House website.
Buy Tickets to see Well-Strung
Provincetown’s annual holiday celebration, Holly Folly, starts on Friday and will continue through Sunday. Festivities include traditional caroling to the more eye popping Speedo run down Commercial Street. This year’s events include:
Friday, December 1st
Meet & Greet with The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus
5:30PM – Close at The Shipwreck Lounge
‘Tis The Season for Giving
Holiday drag show which raises money for the AIDS Support Group Of Cape Cod (ASGCC). The event has a $10 cover which will be donated to ASGCC.
8:00PM at The Crown & Anchor
Jessie Malone and Sharon Kenny concert
Singer-songwriters Jessie Malone and Sharon Kenny perform Friday & Saturday. Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased in advance, here.
8:00PM at Sage Inn, The Landing Bistro & Bar
saturday, December 2nd
Jingle Bell Run & Champagne Brunch
An annual holiday benefit bathing suit/santa costume run and brunch. $35 – $60 pp; tickets must be purchased by Thu, 12/1 at 5 pm
9:30AM – 12:30PM at Fannizi’s
Holly Folly Inn Stroll
Stroll through some of Ptown’s most beautiful inns on a guided tour that leaves Holly Folly Headquarters from 2:00PM -4PM
Holly Folly Drag Bingo
Join Tiki Bronstein, the Mistress of Holiday Bingo, as she hosts this annual event benefiting Provincetown Business Guild. Cost is $20-$25 Buy Tickets
2:00PM at the Crown Anchor
Boston Gay Men’s Chorus: Holiday Concert
7:30PM – 10:30PM at Town Hall Buy Tickets
Provincetown Murder Mystery
Join this free homodunnit of epic proportions. Featuring Liza Lott and a cast of NYC/Boston based actors. Starting at 8PM in the Crown & Anchor
For the full list of events visit the website at ptown.org/holly-folly.
Later this week, starting Friday, November 17 and running through Sunday, November 19 Provincetown plays host to the 5th annual Mr. New England Leather Weekend. The weekend includes a variety of events including a fetish film festival, BLUF Cigar Social and the weekend’s feature; the Mr. New England Leather contest where the 2018 titleholder will be chosen.
For a full list of events, visit their website, mrnewenglandleather.org.
Did you hear? Bay State Cruise Company, which is one of two companies that offer high-speed ferry service between Boston and Provincetown announced late last month that they would extend service through Sunday, November 5th.
From October 20 – November 5 Bay State Cruise Company will offer round trip service on Friday, Saturday and Sunday ($59 one way / $88 round trip). On Friday October 20, 27 and November 3 ferry service will leave Boston at 5:30 PM and return at 9:00 PM. On Saturday and Sunday October 21/22, 28/29 and November 4/5 ferry service will leave Boston at 8:30 AM and return to Boston at 4:30 PM. The extended service will give people visiting for Halloween (a post-season weekend that is always busy) more options getting to and from Ptown.
click on image below to enlarge the ferry schedule
For more information or to purchase tickets visit Bay State Cruise Co. online at, baystatecruisecompany.com.
On Thursday, Mates Leather Weekend in Provincetown starts and runs through the weekend. Below are some of the events you can expect to attend at this year’s Mates Leather Weekend.
Thursday, September 28th
Prime the Pump at Bayside Betsy’s
Bootcamp at A-House
Friday, September 29th
Waterfront cocktails at the Harbor Lounge
Welcome Reception at Purgatory
Uniforms and Cigars at Paramount
Saturday, September 30th
Leather Tea & Meet the Meat at the A-House
First Mate contest at Paramount
Sunday, October 1
Cookout and Tatto contest poolside at the Crown & Anchor
Fetish Party: Spandex/Lycra/Superhero at The Vault from
Rubber Ball & Closing Party at Purgatory
For more information about Mates Leather Weekend check out their website at matesleatherweekend.com.
Saturday’s annual White Party in Provincetown was masterfully captured by David Cox from Droning Provincetown.
More about Droning Provincetown here.